There are so many events going on this weekend and next week for Halloween! Here's a list of some of those events.
Monster Bash and Halloween Stroll, Saturday October 25 from 12-3PM in Downtown Lowell
12:00pm-2:00pm: Trick-or-Treating in downtown Lowell. Don’t forget to bring your treat bag! 12:00-3:00pm at Lowell High School: Haunted house, kids games, Costume Contest (12 mons to 12 yrs) from 1:00-2:00pm. Sponsored in part by the Kiwanis Club of Greater Lowell and the City of Lowell.
2nd Annual Scarecrow Festival, October 25, 2:30 PM at Mill City Grows, 230 Middlesex Street
The Arts League of Lowell (ALL) and Mill City Grows present the 2nd Annual Scarecrow Festival. Come out and see locally crafted Scarecrows, check out our farmers market, and trick-or-treaters get free apples!
3rd Annual Hallows Eve 5k Fun Run and Walk, October 26, 9:00 AM at the Elks Lodge of Lowell, 40 Old Ferry Road
Ghost, goblins and the like will be on the run again this fall as the A.M.S.I. Foundation hosts its Third Annual Hallows Eve 5k Fun Run and Walk on Sunday, October 26, 2014. 5K walkers will begin at 9:30 AM, 5K runners will begin at 10 AM. The race location is the Elks Lodge of Lowell, 40 Old Ferry Road Lowell, MA 01854. Race registration for the chip-timed run begins at 8:00 AM. A free kids fun run (ages 11 & under) starts promptly at 9:15 AM. Race registration is $25, high school students with IDs (and younger) are always $15.
Mill No. 5 Halloween Celebration, Sunday October 26th 4-6 PM, 250 Jackson Street, 4th Floor
Costume party, games, photo booth, dancing, and trick or treating. Family and baby friendly!
UN-scary Halloween Celebration, October 28, 10:30 AM at Pollard Memorial Library, 401 Merrimack S
Wear your costume & get into the Halloween spirit! Our annual UN-scary Halloween celebration is full of stories, rhymes and songs. All children and their grownups are welcome. No registration required.
Halloween Family Fun Tour, October 28, 4:00 PM at Merrimack Repertory Theatre, 50 E Merrimack St
Go Trick-or-Treating at Merrimack Repertory Theatre! This family friendly event is open to children of all ages and will feature a Trick-or-Treat tour backstage, where kids can meet “spooky” actors and other theatre professionals. Event will include free face painting and photo opportunities. Tickets: $10 per child. Parents and kids ages 2 and under are free. visit www.mrt.org/familyfright for tickets. Presented with UMass Lowell Theatre Arts Department.
Wicked Halloween - Above & Beyond, October 30, 7:00 PM at the Tsongas Center at UMass Lowell, 300 Martin Luther King Jr Way
NV Concepts presents Wicked Halloween featuring Above & Beyond on Thursday, October 30th at 7pm. Ranked as high as #4 on the World DJ Rankings Above & Beyond have performed at music festivals all around the world including this past year's Ultra Music Festival. Joining the EDM trio will be Benny Benassi and Audien with other artists to be named later. Tickets: GA Bowl: $30 GA Floor: $40 (Limited Availability) and $50 Tickets on sale now at http://www.tsongascenter.com/event_details.php?id=355
University Orchestra Halloween Concert, October 30, 7:30 PM at Durgin Hall Concert Hall, 35 Wilder Street
Mark Latham conducts the University Orchestra in a frightening array of Halloween favorites, including Saint Saens’ Danse Macabre, Marchner’s Der Vampyr Overture, and Berlioz’s March to the Scaffold and Witches’ Sabbath from Symphonie Fantastique. http://www.uml.edu/music
Last Safe Halloween Extravaganza, October 31, 8:00 PM at The Last Safe & Deposit Company, 160 Merrimack Street
8:30 PM: The 100 Second Halloween Film Festival. Friends and film makers are submitting Halloween themed home made movies that are 100 seconds long or less. We will screen the movies and have a jury select a winner. 10 PM: Arlen performs AS Joy Division! 11 PM: Aquanutz. What is Aquanutz? They are a supergroup made up of members of The Shods, Darkbuster and The Andrea Gillis Band. They go all out in their tribute to 80’s Hair Metal! We also will be giving out a prize for BEST COSTUME. So get done up and go to the best Halloween Party Ever! 21+, $5 https://www.facebook.com/events/373008786185079/
Film, Theater, Art
Rocky Horror Halloween Party, Saturday, October 25 at the Onyx Room, 122 Western Ave
A Charity Halloween Party, suggested donation of $10.00 or $15.00 a couple. Costume contest, Cash Prizes Totaling $300.00. Cash Bar. Proceeds benefit children impacted by HIV/AIDS.
LFC Tuesdays at The Luna Theater: Edgar Allan Poe's The Pit and the Pendulum, October 28, 7:35 PM at The Luna Theater at Mill No. 5, 250 Jackson Street
Join the Lowell Film Collaborative for the final film of their “Poe/Price/Corman” Film Series! Like "House of Usher," "Pit and the Pendulum" was equally successful at the box office and a favorite among Corman admirers, who call it his finest achievement among the Poe adaptations. A special LIVE POE-try reading will precede each film!
Halloween Party and Art Show, October 31, 7:00 PM at Zeitgeist Gallery, 167 Market Street
Halloween Party at Zeitgeist Friday, Oct. 31, 7-9 pm. Refreshments, music, wear a costume! Check out our dark, spooky, noir-ish art show, up for only a few days. Pick up a pumpkin at the gallery on Tuesday, Oct. 28, 1-7 pm. Carve it and bring it to the party or drop it off to light up and display on the sidewalk. Get creative on Halloween weekend!
Zombie Party Massacre Night! October 31, 7:35 PM at The Luna Theater at Mill No. 5, 250 Jackson Street
Join us on Halloween night for a ZOMBIE DOUBLE FEATURE in support of the filmmakers of Zombie Party Massacre! $10 will get you in the door for TWO awesome zombie flicks LIFE AFTER BETH and NIGHT OF THE LIVING DEAD! Plus a live performance from halfsour who will be performing as The Zombies! We encourage you to get done up in your best undead costumes!
Backstage Fright Tour, October 30-31 and November 1, 10:00 PM at the Merrimack Repertory Theatre, 50 E Merrimack St
What lies beneath the stage at Merrimack Repertory Theatre? This late-night backstage tour starts like any other tour until something happens to your tour guide, turning this into a chilling, bloodcurdling, nightmare-inducing evening! Performances begin every 5-10 minutes as each group proceeds to the next room. Entire performance lasts approximately 30 minutes. Tickets are $20. Visit www.mrt.org/fright to buy tickets.