1 Eleven teams in The Ardmoreite coverage area will kick off the 2016 playoffs tonight.
Ardmore welcomes Piedmont to Noble Stadium, while across town, District 3A-4 champion Plainview will entertain Anadarko.
Playoff fever has spread around Murray County. Fresh off winning its school-record eighth consecutive district title, Davis will host Walters at Wolf Field. Eight miles to the east, Sulphur welcomes Marlow to Agee Field.
Ringling looks to add another playoff win to its storied history tonight when Wynnewood comes to Rick Gandy Field.
A victory for District C-4 champion Thackerville over visiting Regent Prep would earn the Wildcats their 10th win of the season.
Teams playing on the road tonight include: Fox (at Carnegie), Healdton (at Wayne), Kingston (at Lindsay), Madill (at John Marshall) and Wilson (at Alex).
All games start at 7:30 p.m.
In conjunction with Veterans Day, all veterans and one guest will be admitted free of charge, simply by showing their driver’s license to a stadium worker at the entrance gates.

2 For the first time in the history of Ardmore Little Theatre, the group presents one of the Bard’s most famous works “Romeo and Juliet” this weekend. The ALT production is described as recapturing the spirit of Shakespeare’s play but with modern twists. Show times are 7 p.m. tonight and Saturday and conclude with a matinee performance at 2:30 p.m. Sunday in the Goddard Center.
Following Sunday’s matinee, the cast and crew will offer a “Talk Back” about the play. Attending the matinee is not a prerequisite for the “Talk Back.”
Tickets are $12 for adults or $8 for students and can be purchased at the ALT office in the Goddard Center, by phone by calling (580) 223-6387, or online at http://www.ardmorelittletheater.com/box-office/tickets.html.

3 East Central University’s Opera Workshop presents “An Evening of Operas by Seymour Barab at 7:30 p.m. tonight and at the same time on Saturday in Faust Hall Auditorium. The performance will include scenes from “Little Red Hood,”  “A Game of Chance” and “La Pizza con Funghi.”
Free and open to the public, the workshop is a fundraiser for a performance trip to Italy in May and donations are welcome.

4 The Chickasaw Nation will honor veterans Saturday and Sunday in the Chickasaw Cultural Center in Sulphur. Active military and veterans will receive free admission into the Chikasha Poya Exhibit Center, where the U.S.S. Chickasaw exhibit in on display,  as well as a 10 percent discount in the Aaimpa’ Café and discounts in the retail shops (excluding consignment items).
Activities will include special stomp dances to honor military personnel, cultural demonstrations and interactive attractions in the living village, featuring stickball, archery and basket making.

5 The Oklahoma City Museum of Art will have SONIC Free Family Day Sunday. Admission is free to  all visitors from noon to 5 p.m. Activities are appropriate for all ages and no reservations are required.  
The event includes access to all of OKCMOA’s galleries (including the special exhibition, “Sacred Words: The Saint John’s Bible and the Art of Illumination.”  In addition there will be two screenings of the family film, ”The Secret of Kells” at 1 and 3 p.m. as well as  a calligraphy demonstration by Diane von Arx, artist calligrapher for The Saint John’s Bible and sketching and hands-on activities in the galleries. Art-making activities including making crowns with MetroFamily Magazine and creating illuminated letters in the museum’s classrooms and family gallery experiences.
OKCMOA is located at 415 Couch Drive in Oklahoma City.