5 Things to do this Weekend: Oct 30 – Nov 1

Stay safe. Stay home. Stay entertained with these 5 online events this weekend. 

Slither into some fun

This virtual event is a super spooky way to kick off the Halloween weekend. Meet the snakes of the Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum, participate in family-friendly activities, and slither into some fun.

Date: Fri Oct 30
Time: See website for schedule
Cost: 6pm
More Info: supperwithsnakes.com

Tell some ghost stories

Based on the hair-raising tales of Edgar Allen Poe, this spooky streaming radio play is the perfect Halloween activity for a frighteningly good time. Just beware—this showcase is rated PG-13, so prepare yourself for a good scare!

Date: Fri Oct 30 – Sat Oct 31
Time: See website for details
Cost: Free, donations welcome
More Info: astonrep.com

Have a howling good time

Celebrate spooky season with this virtual Halloween party! From not-so-scary stories to a costume parade, this unique event will get you in the spirit for some candy-filled fun at home this weekend.

Date: Sat Oct 31
Time: 3pm
Cost: Free
More Info: chicagohalloweek.org

Get wrapped up in something spooky

This mummy celebration cannot be missed, so don your Halloween costume and join in the fun! Make mummy-themed crafts, dance to a spooky playlist, and compete in trivia for an evening of family-focused fun.

Date: Sat Oct 31
Time: 4pm
Cost: $5 suggested donation
More Info: mummiesnight.com

Celebrate the past

This virtual celebration of the Day of the Dead offers a unique way to observe this beautiful event. Offering a look into this long-standing tradition, this event will showcase musical performances, art activities, and so much more.

Date: Sun Nov 1
Time:
See website for details
Cost:
Free
More Info: dayofthedeadxicago.org