Living Nativity takes visitors to first Christmas

Stan Johnson, Brian Helberg and Josh Kokojan acted as wise men in a previous Living Drive-Through Nativity program at First Church of the Nazarene. (Photo provided) 

Dec. 13-19

EVENT [Friday]

Nightmare Before Christmas, 5-8 p.m., Leonardo's Children's Museum, 200 E. Maple. Games, crafts and showing of the movie. Bring your own blanket or pillow. Cost is $3 for members and $5 for non-members. For more info, go to leonardos.org.

EVENT [Friday-Sunday]

Living Drive-Through Nativity, 6:30-9 p.m., Enid First Church of the Nazarene, 324 N. Cleveland. A live re-enactment of the Christmas story. For more info, call (580) 747-2348.

THEATER [Friday-Sunday]

'Scrooge!', 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday, Gaslight Theatre, 221 N. Independence. Tickets are $18 for adults, $15 for military and $9 for students. $15 adult ticket pricing Sunday. To purchase, go to gaslighttheatre.org.

EVENT [Saturday]

Sleigh Rides With Santa, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., Bennie's Barn Horse Therapy Ranch, 4914 E. Rupe. See Santa and horses; participate in face painting, cookie decorating and more. Admission is $5. For more info, call (580) 548-7258.

EVENT [Saturday]

Christmas in the Park, 6-9 p.m., Meadowlake Park, Rupe and Van Buren. Food, entertainment, photos with Santa, ornament making and more. For more info, call (580) 234-0400.

MUSIC [Saturday]

Bobby Bennett and the Borrowed Bandits, 7-11 p.m., Enid Moose Lodge, 302 E. Purdue. Admission is $10 per person. For more info, call (580) 237-7779.

MUSIC [Sunday]

Winter Concert, 3 p.m., Emmanuel Enid, 2505 W. Garriott. Featuring Enid Youth Symphony, Enid Youth Chamber Ensemble and Enid Youth Winds. Admission is free. For more info, go to enidyouthsymphony.org.

EVENT [Thursday]

A Downtown Family Christmas, 5-8 p.m., Stride Bank Center Grand Ballroom. Admission is free. Live music, pictures with Santa, gift wrapping and more. For more info, call (580) 237-3136.


Dec. 20-26

EVENT [Saturday]

Christmas in the Park, 6-9 p.m., Meadowlake Park, Rupe and Van Buren. Food, entertainment, photos with Santa, ornament making and more. For more info, call (580) 234-0400.

EVENT [Saturday]

A Hometown Christmas, 7:30 p.m., Chisholm Trail Expo Center. Headlined by Enid native Leona Mitchell. Table seats are $35; general admission is $25. To purchase, go to https://tinyurl.com/hometownchristmasenid.

MUSIC [Sunday]

Hometown Christmas feat. Kyle Dillingham and Peter Markes, 6 p.m., Enid First Assembly, 905 N. Oakwood. Featuring favorites from Kyle's Christmas album as well as other favorites. For more info, go to horseshoeroad.net.


Dec. 27-Jan. 2

EVENT [Tuesday]

Noon Year's Eve, 10 a.m. to noon, Leonardo's Children's Museum, 200 E. Maple. The ball will drop at noon at Leonardo's, plus enjoy a variety of activities. For more information, go to leonardos.org.

MUSIC [Tuesday]

Bobby Bennett and the Borrowed Bandits, 8:30 p.m. to 12:30 a.m., Enid Moose Lodge, 302 E. Purdue. Admission is $20 per person. For more info, call (580) 237-7779.


THINGS 2 DO

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. Tuesday 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

www.4rkids.com/minigolf.html

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.

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Malan is entertainment editor and astronomy columnist for the News & Eagle.

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Entertainment Editor | Copy Editor | Astronomy Writer

Hi, I'm Joe. I've been with the Enid News & Eagle since June 2009. I design many of the pages you see each week in your newspaper. I love writing and talking about space, and I love listening to and writing about music as well.

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