Shakespeare in the Park'st Macbeth 2022

April Swinnea-Ogg performs in during rehearsal of Gaslight Theatre's Shakespeare in the Park production of "Macbeth" at Government Springs Park Wednesday, Sept. 8, 2022. 

Sept. 9-15

EVENT [Friday]

Museum After Dark: Working America Exhibit Opening, 6-8 p.m., Cherokee Strip Regional Heritage Center, 507 S. 4th. Tour at 6, with lecture by Dr. Justin Prince at 7. With regular museum admission. For more information, call (580) 237-1907.

EVENT [Friday]

Telescope Viewing, 9 p.m., Crosslin Park off of Purdue. Directed by Joe Malan of the Enid News & Eagle in conjunction with the Public Library of Enid and Garfield County. Come-and-go, looking at the Moon, planets and other objects.

EVENT [Friday-Saturday]

Garfield County Free Fair, exhibits open 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. at Chisholm Trail Expo Center, 111 W. Purdue. For information, check out the Enid News & Eagle's fair tab at

THEATER [Friday-Sunday]

Shakespeare in the Park: 'Macbeth,' 8 p.m. each day, Government Springs Park. This year's show will feature an all-female cast. Performances free and open to the public. For more information, call (580) 234-2307.

EVENT [Friday-Saturday]

Eerie Enid Ghost Tour, 8 p.m. Cost is $20 to participate. For more information and to reserve your spot, call (580) 402-6732.

EVENT [Saturday]

Vance Air Force Ball, 6 p.m. social, 7 p.m. ball, Stride Bank Center. Formal military wear/formal attire required. Civilian tickets are $55 each. Tickets can be purchased at the Stride Bank Center box office, by calling (580) 616-7380, or going to

MUSIC [Saturday]

George Brothers, 8-11 p.m., Enid Moose Lodge, 302 E. Purdue. Admission is $10. For more information, call (580) 237-7779.

EVENT [Thursday]

United Way of Northwest Oklahoma Superhero Campaign Kickoff, 6-9 p.m., David Allen Memorial Ballpark. Free hot dogs, cornhole competition, music by Dually Noted, ax throwing, inflatables, dunk tank. Free admission. For more information, call (580) 237-0821.

EXHIBIT [Thru Oct. 20]

'Working America: A Sam Comen Photography Exhibition, open during regular museum hours at Cherokee Strip Regional Heritage Center, 507 S. 4th. For more information, call (580) 237-1907.

Sept. 16-22

EVENT [Friday-Saturday]

Cherokee Strip Celebration, downtown Enid both days. Includes lunch on the courthouse lawn 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday, Cherokee Strip festival 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday and parade at 10:30 a.m. Saturday. For more information, call (580) 237-2494.

EVENT [Saturday]

Triangle Insurance Great Land Run, 6:30 a.m. half marathon, 7 a.m. 5K/10K, Chisholm Trail Expo Center. Check-in starts at 5:30 a.m. Registration is $35 for the 5K, $40 for the 10K and $65 for the half marathon. After Sept. 21, prices go up by $5. Registration for the 5K for children under 10 is $25. To register, go to

EVENT [Saturday]

History Alive!, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., Cherokee Strip Regional Heritage Center, 507 S. 4th. Reenactors will be stationed throughout Humphrey Heritage Village, giving attendees a look into Enid's past. Admission is regular admission to the museum. For more information, call (580) 237-1907.

MUSIC [Saturday]

Enid Symphony Orchestra presents the Land Run Hoedown feat. 'First Lady of the Fiddle' Jana Jae, 7:30 p.m., Enid Symphony Center, 301 W. Broadway. Tickets are $30 for adults, $27 for military and $15 for students. To purchase, go to

EXHIBIT [Thru Oct. 20]

'Working America: A Sam Comen Photography Exhibition, open during regular museum hours at Cherokee Strip Regional Heritage Center, 507 S. 4th. For more information, call (580) 237-1907.

Sept. 23-29

EVENT [Friday-Saturday]

Camping in the Park, 5 p.m. Friday to 8 a.m. Saturday, Meadowlake Park. Activities include scavenger hunt, bird feeder activity, s'mores and movie. Register by noon Sept. 19 at

EVENT [Friday]

A Night on Main Street – Mardi Gras Social Awards & Fundraising Gala, 6:30 p.m., Stride Bank Center. Admission is $50 per person. Includes silent auction, awards, DJ with music and more. To purchase tickets or for more info, call (580) 234-1052.

EVENT [Saturday]

Pop Ups on Park St., 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Park south of Stride Bank Center. Includes vendors, live music and more. For more information, go to

MUSIC [Saturday]

Fling at the Springs, 2-9:30 p.m., Government Springs Park. Free music with food trucks and more. Schedule is: 2 p.m., Ethan Morris; 3 p.m., Gus Burns; 4 p.m., Buffalo Jones and the Heard; 5 p.m., The Peachtrees; 6 p.m., Backstage Pass; 7 p.m., Jase Holtom; 8 p.m., The Damn Quails. Fireworks will be provided by Western Enterprises. For more information, find Fling at the Springs on Facebook.

EXHIBIT [Thru Oct. 20]

'Working America: A Sam Comen Photography Exhibition, open during regular museum hours at Cherokee Strip Regional Heritage Center, 507 S. 4th. For more information, call (580) 237-1907.


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 $5 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

11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday, closed Sunday. Adventure Quest open during museum hours.

Midgley Museum

1001 Sequoyah — (580) 234-7265

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

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 Saturday, noon to 7 p.m. Sunday.


Moose Lodge Bingo

302 E. Purdue

(580) 237-7779

Doors open at 5 p.m. Mondays, with Early Birds beginning at 5:45 p.m.

Games will include lightning rounds, bonanzas, you pick ‘ems, progressives, 50/50’s and pulltabs. There will also be early bird sessions in addition to the main session, with hot ball in play for early bird and main sessions.

Concessions will be available. Social quarters available for lodge members.

Enid Kiwanis Club Rides

Meadowlake Park, at Van Buren and Rupe

Open 6-9 p.m. Friday-Sunday

Train rides, Ferris wheel, carousel and more

Meadowlake Miniature Golf and SnoCones

Open 3-10 p.m. Saturday and 3-9 p.m. Sunday

Meadowlake Park

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