Illinois Old-Time Fiddlers Association
The 49th annual Illinois State Old-Time Fiddlers Contest at the Thelma Keller Convention Center, N Keller Dr., in Effingham, IL. Activities begin at 1PM. New this year, the contest is nationally certified and the champion is eligible to go to the National Fiddle Contest in Weiser, Idaho. For more information, go to illinoisoldtimefiddlers.org
Trick or Treating with the Stars
The Fighting Illini women's basketball team will host "Trick or Treat with the Stars," a Halloween-themed event for kids of all ages, on Sunday, Oct. 20, from 5-7 p.m. at the Ubben Basketball Complex at the corner of Fourth Street and St. Mary's Road. The event is sponsored by U of I Employees Credit Union and the Courtsiders, the Illinois women's basketball booster group.
The Gates of Delirium
The Gates creak open. Step into the World of the Wicked... Welcome to a place where nightmares are real. Where unimaginable evils await you at every turn. Will you keep your sanity or will your mind crumble behind... The Gates of Delirium! The Gates of Delirium is Central Illinois' most terrifying haunted house. Voted a Top 5 Visitors' Favorite Haunt in 2012. This season will feature new shocks and thrills, so come join us in our third Year in FEAR! Dates of Operation: October 4, 5, 11, 12, 18, 19, 25-27, 31; November 1, 2 Hours: Fridays/Saturdays: 7:00-11:00pm Sunday/Halloween: 7:00-10:00pm
A Funny Thing Happened on the way to the Forum
Champaign Urbana Theater Company presents its production "A Funny Thing Happened on the way to the Forum" which takes comedy back to its roots, combining situations from time-tested, 2000 year old comedies of Roman playwright Plautus with the infectious energy of classic vaudeville. Tickets available for show dates of October 17-20 online at cutc.org or at 217-344-3884.