TERRE HAUTE —
What: City of Terre Haute trick-or-treating
When: Through 9 p.m. Tuesday and Wednesday
What: Free family fun with trick-or-treating and a parade
When: 6 to 7 p.m. Wednesday
Where: Honey Creek Mall, participating stores in the mall
Note: Enter at any mall entrance and visit participating stores for candy and treats. Additional information on event specifics can be found at HoneyCreekMall.com.
What: Halloween Book Give-away
When: 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday
Where: Main and West branches of the Vigo County Public Library
Note: Costumed kids are invited to stop by for the best treat — a new book.
What: Halloween light show set to music
When: From dusk to 11 p.m. on Friday and Saturday and dusk to 10 p.m. Sunday through Wednesday.
Where: 2242 Washington Ave. (23rd and Washington streets)
Note: Lights move to the music of nine songs with a minute break in between. Donations are appreciated; a barrel will be available for nonperishable food items for 14th and Chestnut Community Center.
What: “A Haunting on Westfield,” haunted garage
When: 6 to 10 p.m. Tuesday and Wednesday
Where: 2 miles west of West Vigo High School on Sarah Myers Drive in Westfield Subdivision; look for the signs.
Note: The haunt is in its fourth year. This is a free haunted house, however donations for the junior class at West Vigo High School are appreciated. All children are given a treat even if they choose not to walk through the haunt.
What: Castle Lorey
Where: 1815 S. 29th St.
When: 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. Tuesday and Wednesday
Note: The haunt is free and is mainly for ages 1-16. Parents are always welcome.
What: The Sophomore-Freshman Leadership Council from Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College will be hosting a Children’s Halloween Bash.
When: 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday
Where: LeFer Hall at SMWC.
Note: Children’s games and trick-or-treating are part of the festivities.
What: An outside “yard haunt” and trick-or-treating destination that will include animatronic characters, interactive props, a graveyard, an electric chair, a 10-foot-tall animatronic grim reaper, fog machines, strobe lights, lights synchronized to music, and several actors in costume.
Where: 1924 S. Seventh St.
When: 6 to 9 p.m. Tuesday and Wednesday
Note: All are welcome, but only those in costume will receive candy.
What: Shattered Nightmares Haunted House
Where: 1011 Third Ave. (the building will be lit up in green lights)
This is our third year and we have changed a lot and added many new scares.
When: 7 p.m. to midnight today through Sunday and again on Wednesday.
Note: Admission is $8.
What: Monte Carlo Masquerade
When: 7 p.m. to midnight Saturday
Where: The Ohio Building
Tickets: $40 each, or a package of eight for $300
Note: Play casino-style games, dance to the music of Octane, bid on silent auction items and enjoy appetizers and a cash bar. Costumes are not required, but are welcome. All proceeds remain in the Wabash Valley to serve the Council on Domestic Abuse. For more information, visit www.codaterrehaute.org or call 812-232-1736.
When: Through Nov. 10
Where: A Place in Time Event Venue
Note: For more information call 812-240-9588 or email email@example.com.
What: Yard haunt
Where: 811 E. Southport Drive
What: Haunted Happenings
Where: Deming Park
When: 7:30 to 10 p.m. Friday and Saturday
Note: Take a haunted train or hayride for $2 per person. Glo products and fall treats will be available for purchase. For more information contact the Torner Community Center at 812-232-0147.
What: Halloween laser show at planetarium
Where: Allen Memorial Planetarium at Terre Haute South Vigo High School
When: 6:30 p.m. Friday
Cost is $4 for adults and $2 for age 12 and younger.
Note: Doors will open 30 minutes before the show. Proceeds from the show will support the programming at the planetarium. For more information contact Holly Hudson at 812-462-4272.
What: Shadow Asylum Haunted House
When: 7 p.m. to midnight Friday through Sunday
Where: 949 N. 10th St.
What: Frightmares Haunted House
When: Friday, Saturday, Tuesday and Wednesday
Where: 688 A St. NW, off Indiana 54 in Linton (across from Pizza Villa)
Note: Kid-friendly trick-or-treating will be offered before the haunted house opens Tuesday and Wednesday. For more information visit www.LintonFrightmares.com.
What: Montezuma Park Board will host Ray Bockhold Memorial “Pranks in the Park”
When: From 8 to 11 p.m. Saturday
Where: Reeder Park, Washington Street in Montezuma
Note: Cost is $5 per person and includes a haunted or unhaunted hayride, a meal and drink.
What: Phoenix Asylum Haunted House
When: 7 p.m. to 1 a.m. Friday and Saturday
Where: Auto Complex Building, across from York Chevrolet, west of Brazil on U.S. 40.
Note: Cost is $7; proceeds will benefit cancer patient Jenni Watson.
What: The Sullivan County Community Hospital Foundation Monster Dash 5K/3K/2 Mile Walk
Where: On the Sullivan County Community Hospital Campus, 2200 N. Section St.
Note: Registration begins at 7:30 a.m. with the 5K/2 Mile at 9 a.m. and the 3K at 10 a.m. Prizes will be awarded for best costume for adults and children, top male and top female in the race as well as the top performers in each age group. Door prizes and refreshments will be available. For more information visit wvrr.org/new/entryforms/2012/monstersullivan.pdf.
What: The YMCA of Clay County Monster Dash 5K Walk/Run and Family Fun Night
When: Saturday (6:30 p.m. race time)
Where: YMCA, Indiana 59, north of Brazil
Note: Chili will be served in the community room from 4 to 6 p.m. by the “Chili Witch.” T-shirts and race numbers for all runners may be picked up the day of the race from 5 to 6:15 p.m. The number of T-shirts will be limited. The first 100 runners will receive medals. Awards for best male, female and couple costumes will be given out. All proceeds will go toward purchasing fitness equipment. Visit wvrr.org/new/entryforms/2012/ccmd.pdf.
What: The Terre Haute Children’s Museum will be transformed into a not-so-scary building filled with ghostly fun, games and activities during the “Little Museum of Horrors” Halloween party.
When: 6 to 9 p.m. Saturday
Note: Children and the young at heart are invited to dress up in their favorite costumes for a night filled with kid-friendly Halloween entertainment. Admission is $5 for members of the Terre Haute Children’s Museum and $10 for non-members. Call 812-235-5548.
What: Masquerade Ball to benefit Toys for Tots
When: 8 p.m. to midnight Saturday
Where: Excalibur Banquet Hall, 212 W. National Ave., West Terre Haute.
Note: The event, titled Masque Of The Red Death Charity Ball, will feature entertainment by DJ Gigante and drinks provided by Ambrosini’s in Terre Haute. Tickets are $12 in advance and $15 at the door, if available.
What: Temple of Terror at Zorah Shrine (costume party)
When: 8 p.m. to 1 a.m. Saturday
Where: Zorah Shrine Temple, 420 N. Seventh St.
Note: Brad Anderson & FanFare will provide music. Cost is $20 per person and includes appetizers and snacks. A cash bar will be provided. Proceeds will benefit the Zorah Shriners. For more details call 812-232-8233.
What: Masquerade at the Hall
When: 7:30 p.m. CDT Friday
Where: Harlan Hall, 603 Locust St., Marshall, Ill.
Note: Masquerade at the Hall will include DJ music and dancing, cash prizes for the top three costumes, food and fun treats, a 50/50 raffle and a cash bar. Tickets are $10 and include food and snacks served buffet style. Call Ken at (217) 826-2498.
What: Toyota of Terre Haute Trunk or Treat
When: 5:30 to 8 p.m. Friday
Where: Toyota of Terre Haute is 3.5 miles south of Interstate 70 on U.S. 41.
Note: A free and frightful evening of Halloween activities, with lots of candy and prizes. Bring a decorated trunk for family friendly and safe trick-or-treating, or compete in the costume and pumpkin carving contests. For more information visit Facebook at Toyota of Terre Haute or call 812-299-8371, ext. 103.
What: Marshall Trunk or Treat (in conjunction with the city-sponsored Downtown Frolic in Marshall, Ill.)
When: 6:15 p.m. Saturday
Where: South Sixth Street between Archer Avenue and Locust Street
Note: For more information call 217-826-2034.
What: Trick or Treat at the Trail
When: 4 to 7 p.m. today
Where: Lincoln Trail College in Robinson, Ill.
Note: The college will be open for public trick-or-treating in its three main buildings. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Admission is free.
What: Campground Haunted Trail
Where: Horseshoe Lakes/Thousand Trails campground (12962 S. 225 West, Clinton)
When: 7 to 11 p.m. Saturday
Note: Visitors to the haunted trail will start with ghost stories around a bonfire at the Family Center, take a hayride to the beginning of the Haunted Trail, walk the 1/2 mile of the trail with a guide, and take a hayride back to the Family Center/bonfire area. Small children can participate in crafts and activities. The fee is $10 per car load.
What: “Bats and Boo…ks” celebration
When: 6 to 8 p.m. today
Where: Clinton Public Library
Note: Children are invited to come in costume for a night of not-so-scary stories. Guests are asked to bring one carved or decorated pumpkin per family, to be judged as funniest, scariest, prettiest, most creative and most unusual. There will be a costume contest as well, along with a movie, crafts and treats.
What: Young Adult Department Halloween Party
When: 5:30 to 8 p.m. Wednesday
Where: Clinton Public Library
Note: There will be a movie, games and refreshments. Costumes are encouraged but not required.
What: Howl at the Moon (10K night trail run)
When: Beginning at 6:30 p.m. CDT Saturday (spook walk begins at 7:30 p.m., the 10K run at 8)
Where: Mill Creek Park, west of Marshall, Ill.
Note: A one-mile spook walk is planned for the timid. For those who choose to run in Halloween costumes, there will be awards for the best male and female costume. An awards ceremony, refreshments and entertainment will be at the finish line. Visit clarkcountyparkdistrict.com or call (217) 889-3901 for more information.
Trunk or treats
What: Trunk or Treat
When: 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday
Where: Full Gospel Assembly of God, 7205 N. Clinton Road
Note: There will be candy, prizes, face painting and a hayride. The event is open to all ages and free to the community. Drinks (hot chocolate, cider, water) will be available for purchase, with proceeds going to the Full Gospel Building Fund. For more information call the church office at (812) 234-5020.
What: Trunk or Treat
When: 7 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesday
Where: Union Christian Church, 5350 E. Hulman Drive
Note: For more information call 812-877-1187.
What: Trunk or Treat
When: 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Saturday
Where: South Campus of Mount Pleasant United Methodist Church, 3050 Davis Drive.
Note: A meal will be served that includes hot dogs, chips and dessert. The event will benefit the 14th and Chestnut Community Center with donations of new socks and underwear. Donations will also be accepted through voting for your favorite pumpkin at the pumpkin decorating contest to benefit the center’s “Keep the Fires Burnin’ fund” to help offset heating costs.
What: Trunk or Treat
When: 4 to 6 p.m. Sunday
Where: North Campus of Mount Pleasant United Methodist Church, 1075 N. Fruitridge Ave.
Note: Treats will be given to participants and a free short-menu dinner will be served in the church. In case of inclimate weather, treats will be distributed inside.
TERRE HAUTE —
What: City of Terre Haute trick-or-treating
‘A Song for Indiana’ to raise money for Dresser sculpture
Art Spaces will present “A Song for Indiana – The Paul Dresser Project” at 5:30 p.m. on June 6 at the Holiday Inn of Terre Haute.
Sign up for Community School of the Arts classes
Summer is the perfect time to enroll children and teens in theater and visual arts and music classes at the Indiana State University Community School of the Arts.
Travel to Marshall Public Library for summer reading activities, prizes
A good book is a window into another place, another time, another life. Join the Marshall Public Library’s summer reading journey, “Have Book Will Travel!”
Gaslight Art Colony to showcase artist specializing in Japanese works
Gaslight Art Colony will present the artwork of Mary Jo Maraldo at the gallery at 516 Archer Ave. in Marshall, Ill., Saturday through June 8. An artist’s reception will be from 6 to 9 p.m. CDT Saturday at the gallery.
Dancers, vocalists to raise money for Special Olympics Indiana
A+ All Star Productions/School of the Dance and vocalists from Community Theater’s Fall Production of “Hairspray” will be performing together to raise money for Special Olympics Indiana at 6:30 p.m. Friday at Tilson Auditorium on Indiana State University’s campus.
The Ash Brothers to perform at Opry
Alabama fans are going to like what they hear this Saturday night at the Boot City Opry.
Country Rhodes Fish Fry planned
Full Gospel Assembly of God will be having a Country Rhodes Fish Fry from 4 to 7 p.m. May 25 at the North Terre Haute Firehouse on Park Avenue.
Valley students showcase talents at Children’s Art Exhibition in Illinois
The 31st Children’s Art Exhibition is currently on view at the Tarble Arts Center, Eastern Illinois University, through May 26.
Enjoy Bluegrass In The Park
Union Christian Church will host “Bluegrass In The Park” at 6 p.m. on June 2 at the Larrison Pavilion stage at Deming Park.
‘Wabash Reflections Luncheon and Lore’ set
The Terre Haute Symphony League is hosting “Wabash Reflections Luncheon and Lore” at noon on June 19 at the Country Club of Terre Haute.
Parke Chamber Golf Classic set
Players in this year's 13th annual Parke County Chamber of Commerce Golf Classic on June 5 will have the opportunity to win a new Chevrolet.
Students to perform during ‘An Evening of Piano Music’ at church
“An Evening of Piano Music” will be performed by the University of Missouri-St Louis piano students at 7 p.m. May 24 at Unity Presbyterian Church, 1207 E. Springhill Drive.
American Legion Riders planning 95-mile open motorcycle ride
American Legion Riders Post 104 is sponsoring a 95-mile open motorcycle ride on June 1 to benefit the Tom Newport Memorial Ride for the Wounded Warrior Project.
Attend annual Boy Scout Cookout
The local Crossroads of America Council will serve lunch and dinner for the annual Baesler’s Boy Scout Cookout from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. on June 5 at Indiana State University’s Memorial stadium.
Concert listings: May 16, 2013
July 16 — BON JOVI, at Klipsch Music Center, Noblesville, 7:30 p.m. Pre-sale tickets will be refunded to buyer’s account.
Kayak on Lake Kickapoo during free Paddlefest
The Friends of Shakamak are sponsoring a free Paddlefest at 2 p.m. on Saturday on Lake Kickapoo in Shakamak State Park.
Cruise-in Street Dance in Rockville
Again this summer, MainStreet Rockville will offer its Cruise-in Street Dance, combined with the Motorcycle, Scooter and Bike Show.
Theater listings: May 16, 2013
Today-June 1 — “GREATER TUNA,” at Myers Dinner Theatre, Hillsboro. Dates and times vary. Tickets: dinner and show $36 and $25 students, show only $20, 765-798-4902, ext. 2.
‘The Deming Dobbs Dash’ scheduled for Memorial Day
Join the Terre Haute Parks Department and First Financial Bank for the Memorial 5K run/walk and 1 mile fun run on May 27.
‘No Divas Tour’ to feature Randle
Lincoln Trail College will present “The No Divas Tour,” featuring Roxie Randle and Jenn Franklin, on Friday in the Zwermann Arts Center Theater.
Benefit supper, silent auction set
A benefit supper and silent auction for Amber Jones is planned from noon to 5 p.m. on Saturday at the Shelburn community building.
National Road Yard Sale days coming up
The Historic National Road Yard Sale days will be from dawn until dusk May 29 through June 2, stretching from Baltimore to St. Louis, along the Historic National Road, U.S. 40.
Fontanet Beef & Turkey Manhattan Dinner set
The Fontanet Action Community Team is having a Beef & Turkey Manhattan Dinner from 4 to 7 p.m. Friday at the Fontanet Community Center.
- MUSEUMS/EXHIBITIONS: May 16, 2013
Diamond Hill Station goes bold in ‘Katy Bar the Door’ album
On the second track of Diamond Hill Station’s new CD, the band deftly rambles through a catchy, love-gone-wrong song called “Same Old Thing.”
Roxie Randle takes next step with single ‘Everything I’m Not’
The next step for singer-songwriter Roxie Randle is a single with the attitude and power to crack radio airplay lists.
Local actors staging ‘Half & Half’ on May 17-19 at Harmony Hall
On the Line Productions, a local theater group, plans to stage the comedy “Half & Half” by James Sherman May 17 through 19 at Harmony Hall, 1257 Lafayette Ave.
Opening reception Friday for ‘Mud Musings’
Indiana State University’s Community School of the Arts is scheduled to host an opening reception for an art exhibition from 4 to 6 p.m. on Friday in the Gallery Lounge of ISU’s Hulman Memorial Student Union.
TH dance troupe to interpret ‘A Little Princess’ May 31, June 1
The Academy of Dance of Terre Haute, under the direction of Patti Willey, will stage its annual spring concert at 6:30 p.m. on May 31 and June 1 in Tilson Auditorium at Indiana State University.
TH’s The Blue News seeks to raise $15K through ‘crowdfunding’
The Terre Haute-based blues-rock band The Blue News has launched its first “crowdfunding” campaign for a new 10-track album, “In Your Dreams.”
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