Family Farm Day

Andy Martin creates a broom during Family Farm Day at Cherokee Strip Regional Heritage Center’s Humphrey Heritage Village, Oct. 26, 2013.

Oct. 4-10

EVENT [Friday] 

First Friday Oktoberfest, 6-9 p.m., downtown Enid. Featuring German food, polka music, biergarten, games and more, plus myriad other events and activities. For more info, find Oktoberfest First Friday! on Facebook.

MUSIC [Friday]

Silvan Zingg in Concert, 7 p.m., Stride Bank Center. VIP tickets are $35, general admission $20, Vance personnel and school students $10. Zingg is a renowned boogie-woogie, blues and jazz pianist. To purchase tickets, go to

EVENT [Saturday]

Trainfest 2019, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Oakwood Mall. Admission is $6 for adults and free for children under 12. Bring a canned food item to receive $1 off admission. Sponsored by Cherokee Strip Model Railroad Association. For more info, call Randy Lutz at (580) 231-7868.

EVENT [Saturday]

Enid Antique Power Gas Engine & Tractor Show, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Garfield County Fairgrounds. Exhibitors from Antique Car Club, Model T Club and Cushman Scooters as well as tractors and stationary engines. For more info, call (580) 237-1756.

EVENT [Saturday]

Red Bird Farm Harvest Market, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., 8812 N. U.S. 81. A variety of items for sale including pumpkins, pecans, baked goods and more. For more information, find them on Facebook.

EVENT [Saturday]

Family Farm Day, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., Humphrey Heritage Village at Cherokee Strip Regional Heritage Center, 507 S. 4th. Myriad of farming activities as well as lunch available for purchase, plus homemade pie auction. Admission to the museum is $7 for adults, $5 for seniors, $4 for students and free for children 5 and under. For more info, call (580) 237-1907.

MUSIC [Saturday]

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

MUSIC [Saturday-Sunday]

'A Dog's Life' & 'Shoulder Arms,' 7 p.m. Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday, Enid Symphony Center, 301 W. Broadway. Two movies by Charlie Chaplin accompanied by Enid Symphony Orchestra. Admission is $15-$70. To purchase, go to

EVENT [Sunday]

Sundae at the Y, 2-4:30 p.m., Denny Price Family YMCA, 415 W. Cherokee. Music, bounce houses, food and more. For more info, call (580) 237-4645.

Oct. 11-17

EVENT [Friday]

Women in Music, 7 p.m., Stride Bank Center. Music through the decades under the direction of Tom Nix. Tickets are $10 each; VIP tables available for $99. Cash bar, snacks, as well as silent auction to benefit the Enid High musical. Buy tickets online at

EVENT [Friday-Saturday]

Tombstone Tales, 6:30 p.m., 6:50 p.m., 7:10 p.m., 7:30 p.m., 7:50 p.m., 8:10 p.m. and 8:30 p.m., Enid Cemetery, 212 W. Willow. Enjoy a wagon ride and meet historical characters from Enid's past. Tickets are $15 each. To purchase, go to the Enid Welcome Center, 201 W. Garriott, or call (580) 233-3643, ext. 1.

EVENT [Friday-Sunday]

Sooner State Kennel Club 76th Annual Dog Show, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Chisholm Trail Expo Center. Dogs compete in various skills test. Admission is free. For more info, call (580) 237-0238.

EVENT [Friday-Saturday]

Night of Addiction and Murder, 7 p.m., Gaslight Theatre. A series of four one-act plays; fundraiser for theater building repair. Tickets are $10 each. For more info, go to

Oct. 18-24

THEATER [Friday-Sunday, Thur.]

'Wait Until Dark,' 8 p.m. Friday and 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. To purchase tickets, go to

THEATER [Friday-Saturday]

'The Rocky Horror Picture Show,' midnight, Gaslight Theatre, 221 N. Independence. Showing off cult classic with shadow cast from Gaslight. Admission is $20. To purchase tickets, go to

EVENT [Sunday]

'We Will Rock You,' 7 p.m., Stride Bank Center. A musical inspired by Queen and their music. Tickets start at $35 and can be purchased at


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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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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