Sept. 6-12

EVENT [Friday]

First Friday, 6-9 p.m., downtown Enid. Event held the first Friday of each month features downtown businesses, musicians and more. For a full list of activities, go to First Friday Enid on Facebook

EVENT [Friday]

United Way of Enid & Northwest Oklahoma 5K Family Foam Fun Run & Resource Fair, 7 p.m., downtown Enid. Registration begins at 6 p.m. Cost to register is $30; ages 5 and under are free. For more information, call (580) 237-0821.

THEATER [Friday-Sunday, Thur.]

'One Man, Two Guvnors,' 8 p.m. Friday/Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday, 7 p.m. Thursday, Gaslight Theatre, 221 N. Independence. Admission is $15 for adults, $12 for military and $8 for students. $12 adult tickets Sunday and Thursday. To purchase, go to

MUSIC [Tuesday]

Opera On Tap OKC: An Evening of Arias and Ale, 7 p.m., Joan Allen Symphony Hall, 301 W. Broadway. Dueling sopranos Alexandria Carmon and Danielle with tenor Ryan Allais and pianist Michael Stafford. Half-hour wine social precedes event. Part of Edward Jones Harvest Wine Series. Admission is $10 at the door. For more info, call (580) 237-9646.

Sept. 13-19

EVENT [Friday-Saturday]

Cherokee Strip Celebration, starting 9 a.m. each day, downtown Enid. Annual celebration of Enid's history includes movies, food, parade and more. For more information, call (580) 237-2494.

THEATER [Friday-Saturday]

'One Man, Two Guvnors,' 8 p.m., Gaslight Theatre, 221 N. Independence. Admission is $15 for adults, $12 for military and $8 for students. To purchase, go to

MUSIC [Saturday]

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

EVENT [Saturday]

IMPACT Wrestling, 7 p.m., Stride Bank Center. Tickets start at $17; kids 12 and under, and military are $7. To purchase tickets, go to, call (855) TIX-ENID, or visit the box office.

Sept. 20-26

THEATER [Friday]

Broadway Backwards, 7 p.m., Turpin at Gaslight Theatre. Gender-bent songs and musicals from Enid performers. Admission is $15. For more info, call (580) 234-2307.

EVENT [Saturday]

Triangle Insurance Great Land Run, 6:30 a.m. (half-marathon) and 7 a.m. (5K/10K), starting from Independence between Maple and Elm. Registration is $35 for 5K, $40 for 10K and $65 for half-marathon. Cost for youth under 10 is $25 for the 5K. For more info or to register, go to

EVENT [Saturday]

Motor Mania, 10 a.m. to noon, Leonardo's Children's Museum, 200 E. Maple. Fire trucks, bucket trucks and more will be around for children to explore. Food provided with paid admission: $9 for non-members and $5 for members. For more info, call (580) 233-2787.

EVENT [Saturday]

Enid Pride, noon to 5 p.m., downtown Enid. Vendors, food, music and all in an event open to all. For more information, go to

EVENT [Saturday]

Air Force Community Ball, 6-10 p.m., Stride Bank Center. Social hour at 6, with dinner/ball starting at 7. Black tie attire for civilians. Tickets are $85 for the public, with other admission fees depending on rank. For more info and tickets, go to

MUSIC [Sunday]

An Evening with Kenny G, 7 p.m., Stride Bank Center. Tickets start at $37. A buffet dinner will be offered 5-6 p.m. for a separate cost of $22.50. To purchase tickets for the event, 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

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