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Saturday’s Halloweenapalooza in Ottumwa brings a day filled with spooky films, performances and contests

Meet horror movie icons, get a tattoo, embody a zombie. The eighth-annual Halloweenapalooza horror showcase — taking place in the purportedly haunted Hotel Ottumwa — is full to the brim with film screenings, vendors, contests, live music and other features befitting Halloween.
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Granger House kicks off a spooky season with an exploration of ‘Macbeth’

‘Macbeth’ Granger House Victorian Museum — Saturday, Sept. 30 at 7 p.m. Things are about to get spooky at the Granger House Victorian Museum. Beginning this weekend and through October and beyond, the uncanny will take center stage. The Granger House (970 10th St, Marion) is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. It […]

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Photos: Frightful delights at Scream Acres

Scream Acres started as a haunted hay rack ride in the early 2000s. Since then, it has evolved into a huge attraction with four separate haunted attractions that are ever-changing. The newest attraction is Cell Block Z, a prison cell block overrun with zombie prisoners. Other haunts include a Slaughterhouse, the Cornfield, and the clown-ridden […]

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Circle of Ash rises again

Circle of Ash Linn County Fairgrounds — opens Friday, Oct. 7 at 8 p.m. ‘Tis the season to be terrified, and there is a flurry of activity happening in the eastern Iowa area with the single goal of scaring you as thoroughly as possible. Haunted houses, hayrides and (of course, because it’s Iowa!) corn mazes […]

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Winterland headlines Halloween performance at Yacht Club

Winterland Iowa City Yacht Club — Saturday, Oct. 31 at 10 p.m. There’s something fitting about Winterland performing at Yacht Club for Halloween. For those not familiar Winterland is a Grateful Dead tribute band, whose lead singer bears a striking resemblance to Jerry Garcia himself. Winterland specializes in a specific range of Grateful Dead music […]

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Gabe’s celebrates Halloween with Dana T’s ‘tiny mind MASSIVE soul’

Halloween at Gabe’s Gabe’s — Saturday, Oct. 31 at 10 p.m. Gabe’s is celebrating Halloween in local, DIY fashion this Saturday night with a haunting lineup of indie-pop band Dylan Sires and Neighbors (Cedar Falls/Waterloo), electro-pop group Little Ruckus (Fairfield) and Iowa City’s own Brooks Strause and The Gory Details. The eclectic lineup is gearing […]

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Secular Students at Iowa to host ‘Graveyard of the Gods’

Secular Students at Iowa, a student group for agnostic and atheist Hawkeyes, is hosting a “Graveyard of the Gods” event to kick off Halloween weekend. The event will feature headstones for gods who are no longer widely recognized or worshiped. The display is a response to Pascal’s Wager, a theory asserting that there is at […]

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