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What's 2 Do

June 6, 2013

What's 2 Do in Enid, area



First Friday

6-9 tonight

Downtown Enid

Make your way downtown this evening, where lots will be going on during First Friday. Local businesses will be open late hours, and local musicians will perform at establishments.

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Club MOE Oklahoma Disaster Relief Concert

2-8 p.m. Sunday

Convention Hall

Listen to some family-friendly music and donate to victims of recent Oklahoma natural disasters during a special concert Sunday at Convention Hall.

Performers will include Emily Faith, Cobe, Jake Bowers, Addictions Mistress, Act of Arson, Donwside, Gary Bangs, The Flatland Flyers, Chicken Fried Whiskey, Billy Beck, Backstage Pass, Mike Danahy, Catfink, Scott Carson, Suede Panther, Tania Warnock and Found Missing.

American Red Cross will take donations at the door.

For more information, call (580) 548-8146.


Poker run

10:30 a.m. Saturday


The 4th annual C.H.R.O.M.E. Poker Run will be 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Q Spot, 221 W. Cherokee.

Cost is $25 per rider.

The run ends at Lucky’s Pub, 1314 S. Van Buren. Live music will be provided by Downside.

A portion of the proceeds will benefit the Central Oklahoma Downed Bikers Association.

For more information, call Shawnna Hopper at (580) 478-3987.


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This Week June 7-13

EXHIBIT [Saturday]

Dream Valley Model Train Layout, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Railroad Museum of Oklahoma, 702 N. Washington. A display commemorating women and men in the military will be available. Life-size trains also will be on display. For more information, call (580) 233-3051.

EVENT [Saturday]

Living History Activities, 1-3 p.m., Cherokee Strip Regional Heritage Center, 507 S. 4th. Activities include showing of the movie “Guardian of the Chisholm Trail” and spending time with 1870s cowboys who made a living driving cattle along the Chisholm Trail. Admission is $5 for adults and $3 for students and seniors. For more information, call (580) 237-1907.

EVENT [Saturday-Sunday]

Words and Music with Rodgers and Hammerstein, 8 p.m. Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday, Gaslight Theatre, 221 N. Independence. Tickets are $10. For tickets, call (580) 540-8888 or (580) 747-9495.

Next Week June 14-20

EVENT [Friday-Saturday]

Van Buren Cruise, Friday and Saturday, Van Buren. Van Buren Cruisers of Enid once again will cruise up and down the streets of Enid. A car show also will be held 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday. For more information, go to

MOVIE [Friday]

Retro Movie Theater: “Mary Poppins,” at 3 p.m., “Sleepless in Seattle” at 6:30 p.m. and “Jaws” at 9 p.m., NOC Gantz Center, 2200 E. Maine. For more information, call (580) 402-4904.

EVENT [Saturday]

Race 4 Jace, 8 a.m., Crosslin Park, 1520 W. Oxford. Event is a 5K run/walk or one-mile walk to help find a cure for galactosemia. For more information, call Jessy Dershem at (580) 541-1309. Sign up at

In Two Weeks June 21-27


“Step Right Up! Behind the Scenes of the Circus Big Top,” all day, Cherokee Strip Regional Heritage Center, 507 S. 4th. New, temporary exhibit will be on display until Aug. 11. For more information, call (580) 237-1907.

EVENT [Friday]

Outdoor Arena Summer Playday, all day, Chisholm Trail Expo Center Outdoor Arena, 111 W. Purdue. Area residents asre invited to bring their horse and compete in various events. For more information, call Terri Haws at (580) 541-1967.

EVENT [Saturday]

Enid Woodring Regional Airport Monthly Fly-in and Spot Landing Contest, 8-10 a.m., 1026 S. 66th. Everyone — pilots and residents — are welcome to attend. Breakfast will be available at Barnstormers Restaurant for $7. For more information, call (580) 234-5476.

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