First Friday set for tonight

First Friday will kick off for the year on at 6 p.m. Friday.

July 5-11

EVENT [Friday]

First Friday, 6-9 p.m., downtown Enid. Mini-golf at local businesses, vendors on the Square, live entertainment, stores open late, and other special events throughout downtown. For more information, call (580) 234-1052.

EVENT [Sunday]

Circus Saurus, 1:30 and 4:30 p.m., Chisholm Trail Expo Center, 111 W. Purdue. Traditional circus immersed in a magical world of dinosaurs and unicorns. Tickets are $14 for adults (with one free child admission) and additional children are $6. For more info, call (580) 237-0238.

EVENT [Wednesday]

Brown Bag Lunch & Learn, noon, Cherokee Strip Regional Heritage Center, 507 S. 4th. Free presentation in the village church featuring Dick Morgan regarding political intrigue. For more info, call (580) 237-1907.

July 12-18

EVENT [Friday]

Out of this World Fandom Night, 5:30-8 p.m., Public Library of Enid & Garfield County, 120 W. Maine. Celebrate your favorite fandoms with costume and trivia contests, plus build a light saber, take photos and more. For more info, go to

EVENT [Saturday]

Woodring Regional Airport Breakfast Fly-in, 8-10 a.m., Enid Woodring Regional Airport. All-you-can eat breakfast for $7 provided by Barnstormers. For more info, call (580) 616-7387.

July 19-25

THEATER [Friday-Sunday, Thur.]

'Mamma Mia!', 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday, 7 p.m. Thursday, Gaslight Theatre, 221 N. Independence. Admission is $18 for adults, $15 for military and $9 for students. Cost for adults is $15 on Sunday and Thursday. For more info or to purchase tickets, go to

MUSIC [Saturday]

Country Western Dance, 7-11 p.m., Enid Moose Lodge, 302 E. Purdue. Music by the Lost River Band. Admission is $10 per person. For more information, call (580) 237-7779.

EVENT [Tuesday]

Tipsy Artist, 6-9 p.m., Springhill Suites, 5815 KL Drive. Cost is $24.97 per person. To buy tickets and for more information, go to


Railroad Museum of Oklahoma

702 N. Washington — (580) 233-3051

Hours: 1-4 p.m. Tuesday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday. Closed Sundays and Mondays except by appointment, and all major holidays and adverse weather. Admission is by donation.

Cherokee Strip Regional Heritage Center

507 S. 4th St. — (580) 237-1907

Hours: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday. Closed Sundays, Mondays, New Year’s Day, Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day. Admission is $7 for adults and $5 for seniors and $4 for students. 

Simpson’s Old Time Museum

228 E. Randolph Ave. — (580) 234-4998

Hours: 8-11 a.m. and 1-4 p.m. Monday through Saturday.

Admission is free.

Leonardo’s Children’s Museum

200 E. Maple — (580) 233-2787

10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday and 1-5 p.m. Sunday

Leonardo's Adventure Quest

200 E. Maple — 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Saturday and 1-5 p.m. Sunday. Twilight Time will be 5-8 p.m. Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday during the months of June and July.

Admission: All-day pass, $9, children under 2 are free. Groups of 16 or more are $7 per person. After 3 p.m., admission is $4.50. Memberships available.

Midgley Museum

1001 Sequoyah — (580) 234-7265

Hours: 1-4:30 p.m. Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, 2-4:30 p.m. Saturday. Closed Sunday through Tuesday, except by appointment. Closed all major holidays and inclement weather. Closed Nov. 1 through March 31. Admission by donation.

Northern Oklahoma College Enid Observatory

Northern Oklahoma College Enid campus is at the corner of Randolph and Michael Hedges.

Groups may schedule visits to the observatory or planetarium by calling the astronomy center at (580) 548-2399.

Leona Mitchell Southern Heights Heritage Center

616 Leona Mitchell Blvd. — (580) 237-6989 or 402-2524

Hours: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday-Friday, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday

Admission: $8 for adults, $5 for children

Dillingham Memorial Garden

5th & East Oklahoma

Open 24/7

Garfield County Demonstration Garden

316 E. Oxford

(580) 237-1228

Open 24/7

Demonstrates the growing habits of Oklahoma Proven trees and shrubs.

 4RKids Mini Golf

710 Overland Trail

(580) 237-7888

Hours: 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. Monday through Thursday; 10 a.m. to 11 p.m. Friday and Saturday and noon to 9 p.m. Sunday.

Midgley Museum

1001 Sequoyah

(580) 234-7265

Open 1-4:30 p.m. Tuesday-Friday, 2-4:30 p.m. or by appointment Saturday. Admission free, donations welcome.


Splash Pads

Champion Park: 700 N. 10th

Hoover: 3000 W. Oklahoma

Open 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. every day

Meadowlake Park Rides

Ferris wheel, carousel, train rides, paddle boats, sno-cones and more

6-9 p.m. Thursday through Sunday

Champlin Pool

Adams & Cherokee

Lap swim 11 a.m. to noon Tuesday-Sunday

Open swim noon to 6 p.m. Tuesday-Sunday

Aqua cardio 6-7 p.m. Monday, Wednesday, Friday

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