There are a number of things to do this week for visitors in the area for the Oil Show. Here are a few:

Fiddlesticks Farms

Fiddlesticks Farms, 5610 E. County Road 120, Midland, has been scheduled through Nov. 20.

The farm includes old-fashioned hayrides, farm animals, corn maze, pumpkin patch, special events, a variety of family attractions and more.

Hours are: 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Saturdays and 1 p.m. to 6 p.m. Sundays.

November hours are: 1 p.m. to 6 p.m. Saturdays. Closed Sundays.


Art exhibits

The Ellen Noël Art Museum, 4909 E. University Blvd., has scheduled the following exhibitions

“Finding Alice: An Illustrated Look At Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland” exhibit through Jan. 2, 2022.

“Audubon’s Quadrupeds,” from the Lee Silliman Engraving Collection through Jan. 16, 2022.

‘Ave Maria: The Many Visions of the Madonna’ exhibition through Aug. 14, 2022.

Permanent collections in the museum’s McKnight Gallery. The artwork in this gallery is changed once a year in the fall to showcase the over 900 objects in its holding. Also displayed in this gallery is Stampede by El Paso artist Tom Lea. This gallery has direct access to the George and Milly Rhodus Sculpture & Sensory Garden which has been used as a gallery space for outdoor art works, events and community art days.

Museum hours are: Noon to 5 p.m. Tuesday-Sunday and noon to 8 p.m. Thursday.

Admission to the Museum is free.



Ballroom Marfa, 108 E. San Antonio St., Marfa, has scheduled an exhibition, “Donna Huanca: Espejo Quemada,” through Jan. 2, 2022.

Gallery hours are from noon to 6 p.m. Thursdays through Saturdays.

For more information, call 432-729-3600, email [email protected] or visit


The Hacienda Event Center, 12610 Texas 191 Frontage Road, Midland, has scheduled the following event.

Oct. 22: Los 3 Grandes: Primavera, Huracanes Y Rieleros.

For event times and tickets, visit

125th anniversary celebration

First Baptist Church, 311 W. Eighth St., will celebrate its 125th anniversary celebration with worship services with special guests Ernest Easley and Curtis Brewer at 11 a.m. today.

There will also be a homecoming service with special music from the church choir and orchestra at 6 p.m.


Museum events

An exhibit at the Permian Basin petroleum Museum features on the history of oil and gas production in the Permian Basin which began on July 20, 1920 at the W. H. Abrams’ No. 1 Well. (Eli Hartman|Odessa American)

The Petroleum Museum, 501 W. Wall St, Midland, has scheduled the following events.

  • Oct. 18: 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. or 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., STEAM Sprouts, LEGO STEAM Park, ages 4-5.
  • Oct. 19: 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., Building Bots: Robotics & Engineering FunLab for grades 3-6.
  • Oct. 20-22: STEAM Break, Mad Science, half-day or full day options, grades 1-6.

Pre-registration is required for all events.

To pre-register or for more information, visit

NBWW awards and banquet

Uptown Midland Business and Professional Women (BPW) will honor Karmen Hendrix-Bryant as the 2021 Woman of Achievement at the annual National Business Women’s Week banquet at 6 p.m. Monday at the Petroleum Club, 501 W. Wall St., Midland.

A silver auction will take place benefiting MD Anderson.

Table sponsorships, tickets and underwriting opportunities are available.

Sponsorships and tickets are available for purchase at

For more information, call Lesley Donnell at 432-533-3752 or [email protected], or Shellie Robbins Young at 432-238-1777 or Stacy Nelson at 432-967-0080.

Wellness series

The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension will conclude its free virtual workshops series with “How you Spend Makes A Difference in Your Fiscal Wellness” by Courtney Parrot, CEA, FCH, Brown County on Oct. 20.

To receive the workshop link, register by emailing speaker [email protected] by Oct. 18.

For more information, call Karan Heffelfinger at 432-336-2541 or email [email protected]

Art Tales

The Ellen Noël Art Museum, 4909 E. University Blvd., has scheduled Art Tales, “Linus the Troll” by Rosie Talley for ages 3-5 and their grown ups from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Oct. 20 in the Art Haus during inclement weather.

Admission is free.



Discover Odessa has scheduled Certified Odessan Training from 1 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Oct. 20 and from 8:30 a.m. to noon Oct. 21 at the Pecos Depot, 2140 Andrews Highway.

Topics will include: Learn how to be “Texas Friendly” with a Texas Pecos Trail Representative, learn about all the attractions Odessa has to offer its locals and visitors; hear from the host attraction about their mission and services offered, and tour the host attraction.

The event is free. RSVP is required. Space is limited.

To RSVP, call 432-333-7871 or email [email protected]

For more information, visit

‘Hocus Pocus’

The Wagner Noël Performing Arts Center.

Wagner Noël Performing Arts Center, 1310 N. FM 1788, Midland, has scheduled Cinema Under the Stars featuring Hocus Pocus at 7 p.m. Oct. 20.

Doors open at 5:30 p.m.

For tickets or information,


Radney Foster is scheduled to perform at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 21 at the Wagner Noël Performing Arts Center, 1310 N. FM 1788, Midland.

Doors open at 6:30 p.m.

For tickets or information,

Musical performance

The Ellen Noël Art Museum, 4909 E. University Blvd., has scheduled West Texas Winds to perform at 7 p.m. Oct. 21.

For tickets or information, call 432-563-0921 or visit or

BYOB IBC Challenge

The Greater West Texas Blues Society has scheduled Bring Your Own Blues, a local IBC Challenge, at 6 p.m. Oct. 28 at The Destination, 1705 W. Industrial Ave., Midland.

Cash awards to winners. Open judged competition.

Entry fee is $50 band and $30 solo/duo.

Checks should be made payable to “Greater West Texas Blues Society.

Deadline is Oct. 21.

Application form can be found online at Return completed form to email [email protected]

For guidelines or more information, visit or contact D. Craig Smith, Greater West Texas Blues Society, 201 W. Wall St., Suite 800. Midland, TX 79701; email [email protected], or 432-553-5064 or 432-687-2161.

Mariachi Vargas

Mariachi Vargas de Tecalitlán is scheduled to perform at 8 p.m. Oct. 22 at the Wagner Noël Performing Arts Center, 1310 N. FM 1788, Midland.

Doors open at 7 p.m.

For tickets or information,

Haunted Car Wash

Crazy Clean Car Wash has scheduled a Tunnel of Terror Haunted Car Wash from 8 p.m. to 11 p.m. Oct. 22, 23, 29, 30 & 31, and from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Oct. 23 at two of its locations.

Psycho Clown Circus will take place at 2124 E. Eighth St.

Zombie Attack will be at 3820 Penbrook St.


Nightmare Maze

A Nightmare Maze has been scheduled from 9 p.m. to midnight Oct. 22, 23, 29 and 30 at Camp Williams, 11640 US Highway 87 N., Carlsbad, Texas.

The two acre maze is for ages 8 and up.

Children under 15 must be accompanied by an adult. A waiver will need to be signed by an adult for each person entering the maze.

All Proceeds from the Nightmare Maze will benefit the Volunteer Services Council.

Volunteers are needed.

To volunteer or for more information, call Heather Cavin at 325-253-7920 or email [email protected]

Cars at Crossroads

The West Texas Street Rod Association has scheduled Cars at Crossroads from 8 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. every fourth Saturday of each month at Crossroads Church, 6901 E. Highway 191.

There will be coffee and donuts inside the church.