Building on Tradition is a special section that will publish in the Enid News & Eagle for eight Sundays in February, March and April 2019. The section is designed to feature individuals, businesses and organizations in Enid and Northwest Oklahoma that work every day for the betterment of the region and its residents. This section, which published March 17, 2019, focuses on Arts & Entertainment in Enid and the area.

Other sections include:

• Building on Tradition: Health and Wellness, Feb. 24, 2019

• Building on Tradition: Northwest Oklahoma, Feb. 24, 2019

• Building on Tradition: Economic Development, March 3, 2019

• Building on Tradition: Education, March 10, 2019

• Building on Tradition: Agriculture & Energy, March 31, 2019

• Building on Tradition: Faith, April 7, 2019

• Building on Tradiiton: Community Service, April 14, 2019

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State parks in the area have spent the past year making small upgrades and repairs, mainly related to infrastructure, to enhance guest experiences in their facilities.

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Construction of the playground was completed by volunteers in 1996, and many of the interactive learning features have worn away over the years. Wood boards on the ground level stick out in some places.

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Doug Newell, ESO music and executive director, said the symphony pays between $26,000 to $40,000 per year to bring in world-class guest musicians and $18,000 to $25,000 per weekend for each of five season concerts, plus the July 4th celebration and Carnegie Hall programs with local schools.

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Gaslight, the oldest continuous community theater in Oklahoma, started in 1966, first performing at the former KGEO TV studio in the 200 block of East Randolph. It has remained strong with community involvement and many of its productions selling out.

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The Public Library of Enid and Garfield County is a lot of things to a lot of people, director Jenny Regier said. It’s cold or heat to the homeless, a secondary classroom to the home-schooled or just a place to find some peace and a paperback.

Coming to Enid weeks before the Land Run of 1893 centennial, I fell in love with the heritage. I started as Enid News & Eagle education, legislative and business reporter, was promoted to news editor in 1999 and currently am digital coordinator.