Stranger Things fans who can bear to pause their Netflix streams are invited to get acquainted with the hit show’s heritage at the University of Iowa Main Library.
When it comes to Halloween, you might be on the lookout for floating phantasms and the like. But floats of a different kind will celebrate the spooky holiday as the Halloween Parade wends its way through the streets of the New Bohemia District and Czech Village on Friday night, Oct. 27. […]
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.
‘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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]