ENID, Okla. — ‘Night of the Living Dead’
8 p.m. today, Saturday and Halloween
Mysterious radiation? Check. Flesh-eating zombies? Check. “Night of the Living Dead” on Halloween night? You bet.
Get ready to experience thrills and chills at Gaslight Theatre during each performance of “Night of the Living Dead.” Performances will be at 8 tonight and Saturday night, as well as on Halloween evening.
In the play, fallout from a satellite probe shot to Venus returns to Earth with mysterious radiation. This radiation causes the dead to transform into terrifying flesh-eating zombies. Seven people trapped in an isolated farmhouse begin to turn on each other as the living dead approach on all sides.
Tickets for each performance can be purchased at gaslighttheatre.org. Cost is $7, $11 or $14.
For more information, call (580) 234-2307. Box office hours for the theater, located at 221 N. Independence, are 2-5 p.m. today.
Scare on the Square
5-8 p.m. Saturday
Garfield County Court House lawn
Bring your children to downtown Enid on Saturday to trick-or-treat in a safe, family-friendly environment.
Activities and events will include costume contest, Halloween Queen pageant, nighttime costume parade, jack-o’-lantern contest, and best apple or pumpkin recipe contest. Candy, caramel apples, hot dogs and other goodies also will be available.
Several community organizations and departments, including Enid Police Department, Enid Fire Department and Garfield County Sheriff’s Department, will be on hand to make sure participants have a fun and safe time.
For more information, email firstname.lastname@example.org, or find I Love Enid on Facebook.
Pet Costume Contest
2 p.m. Sunday
Atwoods, corner of Garland and Garriott
Pets will vie for top honors at this year’s Atwoods Ranch & Home Pet Costume Contest, scheduled for 2 p.m. Sunday.
Any pet is eligible, but must be on a leash or contained. Pets will be judged on their costumes in four weight categories: less than 10 pounds, 10 to 20 pounds, 21 to 100 pounds, and more than 100 pounds. There will be four winning places in each of the four categories, as well as grand champion and manager’s choice.
Winners will receive pet supply prizes from vendors including Cargill Feed, Miller Mfg., Butcher’s Bones, Tomlyn, Purina, Iams, Summa Coastal and Petmate. All entries will receive free pet treats and the chance to win one of many door prizes.
For more information, call (580) 233-3702.
Churches holding Halloween events
If you’re looking for a safe alternative to trick-or-treating on Halloween or the days leading up to the day, look at the events these local churches have going on.
Emmanuel Christian School, 2505 W. Garriott, will hold its annual fall carnival 5:30-8:30 this evening. The event will feature food, prizes and fun. For more information, call Becky Reilly at (580) 747-8497.
Willow View United Methodist Church’s fall festival will be 6-8 p.m. Wednesday, Halloween night, at 3525 W. Purdue.
Activities will include carnival games, moon walk, inflatable slide and cake walk. Everything is free. For more information, call (580) 234-4899.
Calvary Assembly of God, 2929 N. Emerson, also will hold a celebration Halloween night. Hallelujah Night is scheduled for 6-8 p.m. Free food, games, cake walks, prizes and candy will be part of the event. For more information, call (580) 484-0414.
Oct. 26-Nov. 1
‘It’s the Great Pumpkin Charlie Brown!,’ 7:30 p.m., Christ United Methodist Church, 2418 W. Randolph. Admission is free; popcorn and apple cider provided. For more information, call (580) 237-3938.
Lady Liberty Open House, 11 a.m., Enid Woodring Regional Airport Hangar 11. Event will include WWII airplane rides, opportunities to meet the crew and climb into the cockpit, and hamburgers and hot dogs. For more information, call David Emerson at (580) 233-2561.
An All Hallows Evening of Comedy, 6:30 p.m., Cherokee Strip Conference Center, 123 W. Maine. Comedians, a silent auction and a live pie auction all are part of the event. Call Tiffany Harvey at (580) 402-5633. Tickets available at Enid Convention and Visitors Bureau.
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Nightmare Warehouse, 7-10 p.m., Goldspot, 424 W. Walnut. Tickets are $10, children 12 and under are $7. For more information, go to nightmarewarehouse.com. Times and dates subject to change.
Mennonite Relief Sale, starts 4 p.m. Friday, Chisholm Trail Expo Center. Events will include $10 dinner, craft auction, pancake and sausage breakfast and quilt auction. For more information, go to okreliefsale.com.
Food and Wine Festival, 7-10 p.m., Cherokee Strip Conference Center, 123 W. Maine. Funds raised go toward Enid SPCA. Tickets are $30 and can be bought at Buck’s Party Shop or The Cat Clinic. For more information, call SPCA at (580) 233-1325.
Enid Hamfest, 8 a.m., Hoover Building, 305 E. Oxford. Admission is $2, kids 12 and under are free. Sponsored by Enid Amateur Radio Club. For more information, go to enidarc.org/hamfest.
Miss Enid Wheat Capital Pageant, Gaslight Theatre, 221 N. Independence. Tickets are $10 at the door. The pageant is a local preliminary for Miss Oklahoma. For more information, go to missenidwheatcapital.org.
Holiday Marketplace 2012, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Chisholm Trail Expo Center, 111 W. Purdue. Free admission. Santa will be present 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Proceeds benefit Officers’ Spouses’ Club scholarship and charitable donations fund. For more information, email email@example.com.
A Taste of St. Joe’s, 7-10 p.m., Cherokee Strip Conference Center, 123 W. Maine. Live and silent auctions will help raise money for St. Joseph Catholic School. Tickets are $35 and can be purchased at Enid Convention and Visitors Bureau. For more information, call (580) 242-4449.
Enid Intertribal Indian Club Pow Wow, 2 p.m., Hoover Building, 305 E. Oxford. For more information, find Enid Intertribal on Facebook.
Third Thursday, 8 p.m., Gaslight Theatre, 221 N. Independence. Residents will play live acoustic music at the Turpin Room inside the theater. For more information, call Main Street Enid at (580) 234-1052.
Band to perform
The band Active Arson will perform 8 p.m. to midnight Saturday at Indian Creek Village Winery near Ringwood.
Active Arson plays a variety of rock music, including classic rock and red dirt.
For more information, or to get directions, find Indian Creek Village Winery on Facebook.
Halloween party is Sat.
The Homeplace Country Estate will hold a grand-opening Halloween party for ages 21 and older at 8 p.m. Saturday.
Cost is $10 per person and includes food and soft drinks, country/rock DJ and a dance floor. There also will be a costume contest with prizes.
Doors will open at 8, and the music starts playing at 9.
The estate is located 1 mile south and 11⁄4 miles east of Meno on Country Road 272.
For more information, call (580) 794-0145.
Play starts Thursday
Garber Community Theater will present “Mischief in the Magnolias,” a melodrama and dinner theater, Nov. 1, 2, 3, 8, 9 and 10. Doors open at 6:30 and dinner will be served at 7. Reservations are required. For reservations, call Sandy at 548-4861.
Opera coming to Enid
Tulsa Opera will perform Marcus DeLoach’s “Mooch the Messy” for students in area schools on Tuesday and Wednesday.
The troupe will perform at 10 a.m. at Glenwood Elementary and 1 p.m. at McKinley Elementary on Tuesday.
On Wednesday, the troupe will perform at 9 a.m. at Cherokee Elementary in Cherokee and at 1 p.m. at Monore Elementary in Enid.