Spooky spectaculars planned around Corridor

Mark Anthoney, Sarah Klahs and Ozzie Nolan wear family matching hot dog costumes during the 2022 Dark Harvest Halloween event at NewBo City Market in Cedar Rapids. The 2023 festivities, including a “Monsters Unleashed ”parade through Czech Village and NewBo District, will begin at 6:30 p.m. Oct. 21. (Geoff Stellfox/The Gazette)

A chill within the evening air alerts actions designed to relax guests to the bone. Others are designed for good little ghouls to be goblin’ up. Don’t see your occasion on this checklist? Add it below “Issues to Do” at hooplanow.com.


The fifth Realm: Oct. 6 to 29, First Avenue entrance inside Lindale Mall, 4444 First Ave NE, Cedar Rapids; 7 to 10 p.m. Thursday, Sunday; 7 to 11 p.m. Friday, Saturday. Enterprise deep into the corners of a forest misplaced to time and meet the monsters behind the magic in your journey to Cedar Hills Sanitorium. However watch your step — one thing sinister lurks throughout the woods; $18 to $27, enterthe5threalm.com/about/

Scream Acres: 6:30 to 10 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Oct. 6 to twenty-eight, Bloomsbury Farm, 3260 69th St., Atkins. Haunted Cornfield, Slaughterhouse, Sinister Silo 3D, Cell Block Z; on-line $39.95, gate $45.95 (+$2 Oct. 14, 21, 28). Additionally, Beer Backyard for ages 21 and up. bloomsburyfarm.ticketspice.com/2023-scream-acres

Circle of Ash: 8 p.m. to 10 p.m. Thursday; 8 p.m. to midnight Friday; 7 p.m. to midnight Saturday; 7 to 10 p.m. Sunday; Oct. 6 to 29, Linn County Fairgrounds, 201 Central Metropolis Rd., Central Metropolis. Conventional indoor haunted home, walk-through enjoyable home maze, haunted forest; $25 to $70 VIP; $5 extra Oct. 20, 21, 27, 28; circleofash.com/

Midwest Haunted Rails: Oct. 13 to twenty-eight, 405 E. Threshers Rd., Mount Nice; $15, free ages 4 and below. Hours: 6 to 10 p.m. Friday; 6 to 10:30 p.m. Saturday. Household-friendly occasion. oldthreshers.org/midwest-haunted-rails/

Thrashers Home of Terror: Oct. 5 to twenty-eight, 405 E. Threshers Rd., Mount Nice; $15 or $25 quick cross. Hours: 6:30 to 10 p.m. Thursday; 6 p.m. to midnight Friday and Saturday; youngsters below 14 have to be accompanied by an grownup. thrashershouseofterror.com/

Garrison’s Haunted: 7 to 11 p.m. Oct. 20, 21, 27, 28, Most important Road, Garrison; $10. With Meals Truck Fridays and indoor ready; fundraiser for Garrison first responders. garrisonshaunted.com/

Tunnel of Terror haunted automobile wash: 6 to 10 p.m. Oct. 20, 21, 27, 28, Tommy’s Categorical Automotive Wash, 4420 Westdale Pkwy. SW and 4035 First Ave. SE, Cedar Rapids; $20 per automobile. tommys-express.com/tunnel-of-terror/

A Haunting On Lincoln Avenue: Household pleasant 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., Classically Spooky 6 and seven:30 p.m. Oct. 21, Mathias Ham Historic Web site, 2241 Lincoln Ave., Dubuque. Self-guided excursions and crafts, video games, fortune-telling, witch’s cave; $7.50 adults, $4 youths. Classically Spooky night excursions at 6 and seven:30 p.m., $10 adults, $7 ages 3 to 17, registration inspired. rivermuseum.org/occasions/haunting-lincoln-ave


Alisabeth Von Presley’s Disney Villains Halloween Bash: 8 to 11 p.m. Oct. 27, The Best Theater & Bar, 213 sixteenth Ave. SE, Cedar Rapids; ages 21 and up; $17 adavance, $22 present day. Music, costumes; theidealtheaterandbar.com/show-calendar/

The Shining Halloween Social gathering with Vandello: 8 p.m. Oct 28, The Best Theater & Bar, 213 sixteenth Ave. SE, Cedar Rapids; ages 21 and up; $20 advance, $25 present day; theidealtheaterandbar.com/show-calendar/

The Halloween Ball: 6:30 p.m. to midnight Oct. 29, Eastbank Venue, 97 Third Ave. SE, Cedar Rapids; ages 21 and over, costumes inspired; $45 to $75; eventbrite.com/e/the-halloween-ball-tickets-680222151767


Historical past Thriller: Spooky Cemetery Tour: 3:30 to five:30 p.m. Oct. 14, go away and return to Ushers Ferry, 5925 Seminole Valley Trl. NE, Cedar Rapids. For ages 16 and up. Be part of Ushers Ferry’s historian Ann Cejka on a guided tour of Linn County cemeteries and landmarks. Go to the ultimate resting place of a number of the county’s early pioneers and one fabled Meskwaki chief. Discover a number of the darker chapters of Linn County historical past, together with drownings, steamboat explosions, and a homicide that rocked Clinton Township; $26 residents, $33 non-residents; Fall Actions hyperlink at cedar-rapids.org/residents/parks_and_recreation/play_program_guide.php

Monsters Unleashed Halloween Parade: 6:30 to 7:45 p.m. Oct. 21, NewBo/Czech Village District, Cedar Rapids. Spectators requested to put on costumes. cedarrapidshalloweenparade.com/

Creepy Child Zone: 4 to five:30 p.m. Oct. 21, NewBo Metropolis Market, 1100 Third S. SE, Cedar Rapids; household costume contest 5 to five:30 p.m.; cedar-rapidshalloweenparade.com/

Spooky Hayrack Night time: 5:30 to eight:30 p.m. Oct. 25, Ushers Ferry Historic Village, 5925 Seminole Valley Trl. NE, Cedar Rapids; $10 advance, $15 door, free ages 5 and below. Closing fall hayrack evening takes a Halloween twist. Occasion encompasses a hayrack trip, youngsters’s craft, s’mores and cocoa across the bonfire, and an after-dark tour with one of many village’s mysterious residents. Hear a number of the hardly ever instructed tales and historical past of Ushers Ferry and Linn County. Ushers Ferry hyperlink at cedar-rapids.org/residents/parks_and_recreation/play_program_guide.php

Ely Spooky Stroll: 5 to 7 p.m. Oct. 26, Ely Public Library, 1595 Dows St., Ely; free. Heat up on the library throughout the Spooky Stroll and luxuriate in a Halloween Ebook Stroll and treats. ely.lib.ia.us/occasions.

Friday Night time Spooky Swim: 6 to eight:30 p.m. Oct. 27, Bender Pool, 940 14th Ave. SE, Cedar Rapids; $2, all ages. Obtain a bag of treats as you allow; no preregistration required; cedar-rapids.org/residents/parks_and_recreation/bender_pool.php.

Day of the Lifeless: 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Oct. 27, NewBo Metropolis Market, 1100 Third St. SE, Cedar Rapids. That includes Fuerzas Culturales Ballet Folklorico de Cedar Rapids for this full of life and heartfelt tribute to the cycle of life and loss of life. Contains dance, Mexican bingo, face portray, screening of “Coco” in Spanish. Donations go to Fuerzas Culturales Ballet Folklorico de Cedar Rapids. newbocitymarket.org/occasions

Canine-o-ween: 11 a.m. to three p.m. Oct. 28, Market Yard, NewBo Metropolis Market, 1103 Third St. SE, Cedar Rapids. A Howl-oween celebration for canine with a canine costume contest, the Iowa Ceramics Middle’s Paw Print Souvenir exercise, Canine and Proprietor Photograph Sales space, showcase of small companies providing quite a lot of dog-related merchandise, and extra. Costume up your canine in a Halloween costume and cease at completely different cubicles for a trick or treats. newbocitymarket.org/occasions

Orchids are a Scream Present & Sale: 10 a.m. to five p.m. Oct. 28; 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Oct. 29, Elks Lodge No. 251, 801 thirty third Ave. SW, Cedar Rapids; free admission. Jap Iowa Orchid Society’s Halloween-themed present; reveals from orchid societies from across the Midwest and distributors promoting orchids. easterniowaorchidsociety.org/orchid-show-information


Orchestra Iowa: Symphonic Sci-Fi: 7:30 p.m. Oct. 28, Paramount Theatre, 123 Third Ave. SE, Cedar Rapids. Hear favorites from popular culture classics like “Star Wars,” “Star Trek,” “Mars Assaults!,” “2001: A House Odyssey” and extra; $20 to $64, ticket.artsiowa.com/4730-scifi


We Shall Be Monsters: 5 to six:30 p.m. Oct. 18, Ely Public Library, 1595 Dows St., Ely. This free, grownup program by Kathy Wilson seems to be at Mary Shelly’s life to be taught extra about her and perceive why the fascination with “Frankenstein” continues. The daughter of 18th century radicals, Mary Shelly was disowned by her household and ostracized by nineteenth century society when she ran off with a married man on the age of 16. Regardless of continued criticism of her morals, her husband’s philandering, and the loss of life of family members, she managed to put in writing some of the well-liked novels of all time whereas nonetheless a youngster. ely.lib.ia.us/occasions.

Theresa Caputo Stay: 3 p.m. Oct. 29, Paramount Theatre, 123 Third Ave. SE, Cedar Rapids. Celebrating 10 years of “The Expertise.” TV medium will share tales about her life and clarify how her present works. She’s going to ship therapeutic messages to viewers members to assist them discover closure; $45 to $105; creventslive.com/occasions/2023/theresa-caputo.


Welcome to Night time Vale: 7 p.m. Oct. 8, Englert Theatre, 221 E. Washington St., Iowa Metropolis. Set as a twice-monthly podcast within the fashion of group updates for the small desert city of Night time Vale, that includes native climate, information, bulletins from the Sheriff’s Secret Police, mysterious lights within the evening sky, darkish hooded figures with unknowable powers, and cultural occasions. Adults $37.50; Englert Buddies/members $30; college students $15; englert.org/occasions/

Wyrd Sisters: From Dreamwell Theatre, 7:30 p.m. Oct. 12 to 14; 2 p.m. Oct. 15; The James Theater, 213 N. Gilbert St., Iowa Metropolis. Adaptation of Shakespeare’s “Macbeth.” It’s all there: a depraved duke and duchess, the ghost of the murdered king, dim troopers, strolling gamers, a land in peril. And who stands between the dominion and destruction? Three witches. Basic admission; $22 adults; $17 seniors, navy, veterans; $12 college students; thejamesic.com/

Clue: Oct. 12 to 29, Theatre Cedar Rapids, 102 Third St. SE. Based mostly on the 1985 Paramount film impressed by the basic Hasbro board sport, “Clue” is a farce-meets-murder thriller. The story begins at a distant mansion, as six mysterious company assemble for an uncommon feast the place homicide and blackmail are on the menu. When their host turns up useless, all of them develop into suspects. 7:30 p.m. Thursday to Saturday, 2:30 p.m. Sunday; $18 to $52; TCR Field Workplace, (319) 366-8591 or theatrecr.org/occasion/clue/2023-10-12/

The Lady in Black: Oct. 12 to 29, Grandon Studio, Theatre Cedar Rapids, 102 Third St. SE. The spine-tingling story of a lawyer who hires an actor to assist him recount a troubling and mysterious occasion from his previous, by which anybody who sees the Lady in Black dies. 7:30 p.m. Thursday to Saturday, some Sundays; 2:30 p.m. Sunday, some Sturdays; $27 to $35 adults, $15 college students; TCR Field Workplace, (319) 366-8591 or theatrecr.org/occasion/the-woman-in-black/2023-10-12/

Deadwood Saloon Homicide Thriller: 6 to 9 p.m. Oct. 14, Granger Home, 970 tenth St., Marion. For weeks, folks have been pouring into the small Western city of Deadwood for the most important poker event this facet of the Mississippi. From outlaws to marshals and saloon ladies to Southern belles, everybody has made this small Western frontier city the place to be. Because the festivities of the poker event conclude, a celebration get together is deliberate on the Deadwood Saloon to award the prize cash for the event and to rejoice what’s hoping to be a really financially profitable enterprise for the saloon. Preregistration required; $20; grangerhouse.org/occasions

Jittering Spooks: 7:30 p.m. Oct. 20 and 21, Outdated Threshers Theatre Museum, 405 E. Threshers Rd., Mount Nice; $10 adults, $5 ages 11 and below; oldthreshers.org/other-events/summer-theatre-plays/

The Rocky Horror Present: Cult-classic musical from RHCR Theatre: 7 and 10:30 p.m. Oct. 27 and 28, CSPS Corridor, 1103 Third St. SE, Cedar Rapids. Basic admission $35; VIP $45; rhcrtheatre.com/

Crashing on an Island of Damaged Glass: From Run of the Mill Theatre, Oct. 27 to Nov. 5, ArtiFactory, 120 N. Dubuque St., Iowa Metropolis; 7 p.m. Friday, Saturday; 2 p.m. Sunday. In a distant cabin indifferent from civilization, a younger lady should reconcile together with her household’s prison previous. Observe Malibu, 13, as she wrestles with loss of life, items by way of recollections, severs familial connections, learns drug classifications, and cooks up some pancakes on this thrilling unique play by Shawn Overton. Basic admission $15; romtheatre.org/tickets/

Seance: Bawdy Bawdy Ha Ha’s Halloween-themed burlesque expertise, 8 p.m. Oct. 28, The James Theater, 213 N. Gilbert St., Iowa Metropolis; normal admission $30 advance, $35 door, $50 VIP; thejamesic.com/


Scary Fridays: “Goosebumps 2”: 7 to 9 p.m. Oct. 13, Market Yard, NewBo Metropolis Market, 1100 Third St. SE, Cedar Rapids. With costume contest. Convey seating, snacks on the market contained in the Market; fb.com/NewBoCityMarket

Rocky Horror Image Present: 8 p.m., doorways open 7:30 p.m. Oct. 20 and 21, NewBo Metropolis Market, 1100 Third St. SE, Cedar Rapids. Cult-classic movie with preshow by Knights of the Spherical Pasties; costume contest; prop baggage; drink specials to buy. Single seat $23; two-person desk $46; six-person desk $138; newbocitymarket.org/occasions

Nosferatu, that includes a stay rating: 7:30 p.m. Oct. 23, The James Theater, 213 N. Gilbert St., Iowa Metropolis; normal admission $20 advance, $25 door; college students $12 advance, $15 door; thejamesic.com/

Coco, live-to-film live performance: 7:30 p.m. Oct. 27, Hancher Auditorium, 141 E. Park Rd., Iowa Metropolis. Disney/Pixar’s academy Award-winning movie will likely be proven on an enormous display screen, with the rating carried out by Orquesta Folclorica Nacional de Mexico. The story takes 12-year-old Miguel to the Land of the Lifeless as he implores his great-great-grandfather to assist him reverse his household’s ban on music. Adults $45; college students and youths $20; hancher.uiowa.edu/2023-24/COCO


Teen Tree Home of Horrors Halloween Dance: 5:30 to 7:31 p.m. Oct. 20, Mercer Park Aquatic Middle & Scanlon Gymnasium, 2701 Bradford Dr., Iowa Metropolis. Dance, video games, photos, costume contest; refreshments supplied. icgov.org/House/Elements/Calendar/Occasion/760/

Halloween Cupcake Adorning for Tweens: 4 to 4:30 p.m. Oct. 26, Hiawatha Public Library, 150 W. Willman St., Hiawatha; free. Ages 9 to 12 are invited to brighten cupcakes with a Halloween theme. hiawathapubliclibrary.org/

Halloween Carnival: 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Oct. 27, Robert A. Lee Neighborhood Recreation Middle, 220 S. Gilbert St., Iowa Metropolis. Ghostly carnival video games, inflatables, seasonal crafts, magical STEAM actions, particular guests, and extra; Halloween costumes are inspired however not required. All youngsters have to be accompanied by an grownup. icgov.org/House/Elements/Calendar/Occasion/756/

Halloween on the Market: 9 a.m. to midday Oct. 28, Chauncey Swan Park, 405 E. Washington St., Iowa Metropolis. Trick-or-treat on the vendor tables, costume parade 10 a.m. north facet of the Chauncey Swan parking storage; enhance a pumpkin to take house. Children of all ages welcome. icgov.org/House/Elements/Calendar/Occasion/755/

Halloween Story Time: 10 a.m. Oct. 30, Ely Public Library, 1595 Dows St., Ely; free. Halloween Story time will substitute Toddler Time at 10 a.m. Oct. 30. Put on your costumes. Contains Halloween tales, craft and sport; all ages welcome. ely.lib.ia.us/occasions.

Tot Monster Mash: 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. Oct. 31, Mercer Park Aquatic Middle & Scanlon Gymnasium, 2701 Bradford Dr., Iowa Metropolis. For ages 1 to six; inflatables, carnival video games, prizes, tales, crafts and extra. icgov.org/House/Elements/Calendar/Occasion/754/

Trick-or-Deal with

Secure Halloween for Children: 1 to 4 p.m. Oct. 22, Ushers Ferry, 5925 Seminole Valley Trl. NE, Cedar Rapids. Contains trick-or-treating, video games, costume contests; $5, registration inspired; Ushers Ferry hyperlink at cedar-rapids.org/residents/parks_and_recreation/play_program_guide.php

Trunk or Deal with: Sweet, Vehicles, Neighborhood: 5:30 to 7 p.m. Oct. 25, St. Mark’s Lutheran Church, 8300 C Ave. NE, Marion. Greater than 50 automobiles within the car parking zone; free; accepting non-perishable meals donations for the Church buildings of Marion Meals Pantry; stmarkscr.org/trunkortreat.

Strictly Teal Trunk-or-Deal with: 4:30 to five:30 p.m. Oct. 27, Guthridge Park, 704 Emmons St., Hiawatha. Free non-food gadgets for youngsters and people with meals allergy symptoms, particular diets; trinkets restricted to first 200 youngsters. hiawatha-iowa.com/occasions/parks-recreation/strictly-teal-trunk-or-treat/2916

El Kahir Shrine Trunk or Deal with: 5 to 7 p.m. Oct. 27, El Kahir Shrine, 905 Tower Terrace Rd., Hiawatha. Free and open to public; elkahir.org/.

Trunk or Deal with: 5 to 7 p.m. Oct. 28, American Legion Submit 298, 625 thirty first St., Marion; free; ialegion298.org/

Sensory Pleasant Halloween: 6 to 7:30 p.m. Oct. 29, Iowa Youngsters’s Museum, Coral Ridge Mall, 1451 Coral Ridge Ave., Coralville; free. Sensory-friendly actions in a calmer surroundings; costumes inspired however not required. Search for “deal with stations” all through the museum. According to the Teal Pumpkin Undertaking, all treats will likely be small non-food gadgets to keep away from allergy issues. Additionally: not-too-spooky Halloween actions; theicm.org/occasion/sensory-friendly-halloween/

Trick-or-Deal with: 3 to five p.m. Oct. 31, Marion Metropolis Corridor, 1225 Sixth Ave., Marion; free. Youngsters can gown up of their Halloween costumes and accumulate sweet and different treats from workers on each flooring at Marion Metropolis Corridor. They will even discover the fireplace engine and go to with firefighters on-site. cityofmarion.org/recreation/occasions/community-calendar.

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