October "All in St. Paul" Event Calendar

Book Festivals, Art Crawl, Spooky Stuff, Oktoberfest and Oysterfest and our famous Marathon. Get your leaf raking done and have some fun!

Tuesday, October 25
Haunted History Collections Tour, MNHS, 5:30, 6:30. 7:30pm. 21+; $15 Explore some of the creepiest artifacts in the MNHS collections, and the unsettling stories behind them, including surgical instruments, a death mask, and a hexed marionette.
Wednesday, October 26
Pentatonix, Xcel, 8pm.
Thursday, October 27
Courtroom Concert, Landmark Courtroom 317, noon; Free. Francesca Andregg, violin; and Brent Funderburk, piano. Seating is limited. Coffee will be served.
History Happy Hour, Alexander Ramsey House, 5:30 7 7:30pm. 21+; $25 Horror Film History; 2 drinks, snack and social time.
National Geographic Live! On the Trail of Big Cats with photographer Steve Winter, Fitzgerald, 7pm.
Gangster Ghost Tours (kids), Landmark Building-wide, 6pm; $5. One night a year, the rumors of Landmark Center’s haunting come true and Landmark Center is filled with the spirits of days gone by.  Follow a guide through the dimly lit building, and stop to talk with the ghost of Ma Barker, ‘Creepy’ Karpis, ad John Dillinger, just to name a few.  Reservations are required and can be made by calling 651-292-3063.
Friday, October 28
A Raisin on the Sun opens, Park Square, thru Nov. 20th.
Adult Camp-In, Science Museum, 7pm-7am.Spend a night at the museum! Sleep under dinosaur bones, next to a mummy, or viewing the mighty Mississippi.
Saturday, October 29
Boo-ology, Science Museum, noon-4pm. Tricks and treats galore - It’s not scary, it’s science! Spooky hands-on science activities and events. Kids under 12 in costume get free museum admission, too.
ZooBoo, Como Zoo Grounds, 4:30- 7:30pm. ZooBoo is a non-scary Halloween fundraising festival for families and young children. The grounds of Como Zoo transform into a world of fairytales and fun - over 200 live costumed characters interact and entertain children. This magical event offers families a safe trick-or-treating alternative plus many Halloween surprises.

Monster Bash, Lake Monster Brewery, 7pm-midnight. All you can drink pints, costume contests and give-aways. $39 by Oct. 21st, $49 at the door.
A Prairie Home Companion hosted by Chris Thile, Fitzgerald, 4:45pm.
MN Wild vs. Dallas, Xcel. 7pm.
Step Afrika! The Migration: Reflections on Jacob Lawrence, Ordway, 7:30pm.
Sunday, October 30
Great Pumpkin Halloween Festival, Landmark, 1pm; Free. Once again Landmark Center will host an afternoon of wonderful costumes, music, crafts, face-painting and more. Dress up and bring your child in costume for this delightful and non-scary halloween celebration. Children participate in the costume parade as they collect free candy and explore the Landmark Center staff costumed characters!

Who Haunts Here in St. Paul, Central Library, 2-3pm. Master storyteller, Duke Addicks, shares tales of hauntings he has experienced and investigated over the past sixty years in the Upper Mississippi River Region. Duke plays his thunder drum and brief, haunting melodies on Native American flutes between stories.
ZooBoo, Como Zoo Grounds, 4:30- 7:30pm. ZooBoo is a non-scary Halloween fundraising festival for families and young children. The grounds of Como Zoo transform into a world of fairytales and fun - over 200 live costumed characters interact and entertain children. This magical event offers families a safe trick-or-treating alternative plus many Halloween surprises.
The Sphinx Virtuosi with Catalyst Quartet, Ordway, 3pm.

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