The Blackwell Public School Foundation will offer a homecoming luncheon on Friday, Oct. 24 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Kay Room, 300 West Doolin. Tickets are $7 each and includes chicken and noodles, caesar salad, roll, chocolate cake and a drink. Tickets are limited and available at RCB Bank, BancFirst, Central National Bank, Blackwell Public Schools Administration Office and the Blackwell Chamber of Commerce.
Marland Children’s Home Fall Festival 2014 will be held on Friday, Oct. 24 from 5:30 to 10 p.m. A haunted house will be available plus food, games, music and much more. The haunted house only will be open on Saturday, Oct. 25 from 7 to 10 p.m. Ticket prices are $1 per ticket, with the haunted house taking 10 tickets. Kiddie carnival games will be offered in the gymnasium. Admission for the that will be five tickets. A loaded baked potato bar will be offered for seven tickets plus cheeseburgers (three tickets), hot dogs (two tickets), cotton candy (two tickets) and more. Hot chocolate and a petting zoo will be free.
The Carl and Carolyn Renfro Endowed Lectureship Program at Northern Oklahoma College featuring Andrew H. Card, Jr., former White House Chief of Staff on 9/11, has changed the date to Wednesday, Nov. 12. The dinner event is scheduled for 6:30 p.m., the $10 tickets are available for purchase from NOC beginning Oct. 28, according to Sheri Snyder, vice president for development and community relations.
The Haunted Sale Barn will once again be haunting victims in Tonkawa, starting Thursday, Oct. 23, with an opening night “half the scare for half the price” special. Admission fees are $10 except for the first night, when the price is just $5. The event will be held on Thursday from 8 to 10 p.m. and on Friday and Saturday, Oct. 24-25 from 8 p.m. to midnight. The event will then open again on Wednesday, Oct. 29 and Thursday, Oct. 30, from 8 p.m. until 10 p.m. On Friday, Oct. 31 and Saturday, Nov. 1, the haunting will again take place from 8 p.m. until midnight. The Sale Barn is located at the dead end of 7th Street in Tonkawa.