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Terrifying tunes (live music at local venues)

That ‘70s Halloween Celebration

Featuring Soul Train and a Looney Mob reunion.

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When: 7-11 p.m. Friday.

Where: 121 N. Broadway, Rochester

More Information: facebook.com/4Svibez/

Winona Metalfest II

Featuring Agony Reigns, Descent of Man, Gorgatron, and more. $20-25.

When: 8 p.m. Friday.

Where: Ed’s No Name Bar, 252 E. Third St., Winona

More Information: https://m.bpt.me/event/5225370

Aventi Halloweekend

DJ and dancing at Crave Friday and The Workshop Saturday.

When: 9 p.m. Friday and 10 p.m. Saturday.

Where: CRAVE American Kitchen & Sushi Bar, 220 Broadway Ave. S, Rochester; The Workshop Food Hall, 1232 Third Ave. SE, Rochester

More Information: facebook.com/Aventidjs

Halloween TEEN Karaoke Night

Teens invited to sing their favorite (appropriate) tunes in front of the crowd, or just jam along from their seat. Snacks provided, drinks for purchase.

When: 6-9 p.m. Saturday

Where: St. James Coffee, 4156 18th Ave. NW, Rochester

More Information: stjamescoffee.com

Acoustic Orchard -- Live Music on the Farm

Local musicians in a rustic setting.

When: 4-6 p.m. Saturday.

Where: Keepsake Cidery, 4609 135th St. E., Dundas

More Information: mncider.com

Roll Over and Play Dead

Open mic and Grateful Dead tribute by Mark Thoreen, featuring Jackson and The Burn.

When: 5:30 p.m. Saturday

Where: Taco JED, 808 S. Broadway Ave. S., Rochester

More Information: facebook.com/TacoJEDRochMN

Halloween KBW

Twin Cities musicians Kalliah and BlackWater in the TI Casino Lounge.

When: 8 p.m.-midnight, Saturday.

Where: Treasure Island Casino, 5734 Sturgeon Lake Road, Welch

More Information: facebook.com/KalliahBlackWater

Halloweenin' with Tom Schramm & the LPs

With prizes for the best costumes.

When: 8 p.m. Saturday.

Where: High Court Pub, 109 Parkway Ave. N, Lanesboro

More Information: highcourtpub.com

Halloween Bash with Nite Shift

Classic and contemporary rock.

When: 9 p.m. Saturday

Where: North Star Bar, 503 Broadway Ave. N., Rochester

More Information: northstarbar.net

A costumed child reaches for a handful of candy at the Trunk-or-Treat event at Bethesda Lutheran Church in Alexandria, Minn., in 2015. Forum News Service file photo
A costumed child reaches for a handful of candy at the Trunk-or-Treat event at Bethesda Lutheran Church in Alexandria, Minn., in 2015. Forum News Service file photo

Tricks and TREATS

Surly Darkness Tapping

Thematic 2021 beer tapping at Wildwood -- limited availability.

When: 5-9 p.m. Friday

Where: Wildwood Sports Bar and Grill, 1517 16th St. SW, Rochester

More Information: facebook.com

Fall decorations are seen on opening day, Saturday, Sept. 18, 2021, at Scanlan's Red Barn Learning Farm near Hayfield. Traci Westcott / Post Bulletin
Fall decorations are seen on opening day, Saturday, Sept. 18, 2021, at Scanlan's Red Barn Learning Farm near Hayfield. Traci Westcott / Post Bulletin

Pumpkin Season at the Farm

“U-pick” pumpkin patch, squash, corn pit.

When: 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday.

Where: Red Barn Learning Farm, 27251 Minnesota Hwy. 30, Hayfield

More Information: redbarnlearningfarm.com

Trunk or Treat

Outdoor trick-or-treating, games, and goodies. Register your own car for $10 to give out treats.

When: 6-8 p.m. Friday.

Where: Family Promise Rochester, 903 W. Center St., Rochester

More Information: family-promise-rochester.snwbll.com

Trunk or Treat

Free celebration with masked members handing out candy. Canceled if raining.

When: 10 a.m.-12 p.m. Saturday

Where: Presbyterian Church of Oronoco, 20 Third St. SW, Oronoco

More Information: postbulletin.com/calendar

Trunk or Treat

Costumes encouraged, dogs welcome. Free and open to all kids in the community, wheelchair accessible.

When: 1-3 p.m. Saturday

Where: Bear Creek Services, 3108 U.S. 52 N, Rochester

More Information: bearcreekservices.org

"Jesus is the Real Treat!"

Free, candy passed out by masked, socially distanced participants.

When: 2 p.m. Saturday

Where: Evangel United Methodist Church, 2645 N Broadway, Rochester

More Information: facebook.com

Trunk or Treat

All families invited. Donations benefit youth trips.

When: 3-5 p.m. Saturday

Where: Bethel Lutheran Church Rochester, 810 Third Ave. SE, Rochester

More Information: facebook.com/bethelrochester

Trunk or Treat

Masks and social distancing required.

When: 2-3 p.m. Sunday

Where: Peace United Church of Christ, 1503 Second Ave. NE, Rochester

More Information: peacechurchucc.org

Community Halloween Trick or Treat

Arrive on the Community Education side of the building and follow the signs to trick-or-treat in the building. Outside if the weather permits. Free, no need to register.

When: 2-3:30 p.m. Sunday

Where: Kasson-Mantorville Community Education, 606 16th St. NE, Kasson

More Information: facebook.com/KMCommunityEducation

2021 Halloween Drive-thru Trunk-n-Treat

Stay in your car and collect treats as you drive through the parking lot.

When: 6:30-8 p.m. Sunday

Where: Rochester Masonic Lodge, 2002 Second St. SW, Rochester

More Information: facebook.com/RochesterLodge21

Trick or Treating at Madonna Towers

Residents will hand out candy to costumed, masked kids. Participants required to screen in.

When: 4-5 p.m. Sunday

Where: Benedictine Living Community-Rochester, 4001 19th Ave. NW, Rochester

More Information: benedictineliving.org

Ghoulish gatherings

Halloween Costume Contest BINGO

Prizes for the top three costumes.

When: 7 p.m. Wednesday

Where: Broadway Bar & Pizza, 4144 U.S. 52 N, Rochester

More Information: facebook.com/broadwaypizzarochester

Sparktacular Fall Fest

Fall games and activities, a mall parade, and a pumpkin contest.

When: 4-6 p.m. Friday

Where: SPARK, 1201 12th St. SW, Rochester

More Information: sparkrochestermn.org

What: 6th annual Goats & Goblins Party

Last day of the 2021 season. Free treats for the kids to eat, plus some to feed to the animals (try not to get those mixed up). $9 admission.

When: 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday

Where: Red Barn Learning Farm, 27251 Minnesota Hwy. 30, Hayfield

More Information: redbarnlearningfarm.com

Rowan Donahue and Renus Ross of Stewartville play pumpkin bowling during the Fall Fest Million Dollar Kick-Off Saturday, Sept. 25, 2021, at Oxbow Park and Zollman Zoo in Byron. Traci Westcott / Post Bulletin
Rowan Donahue and Renus Ross of Stewartville play pumpkin bowling during the Fall Fest Million Dollar Kick-Off Saturday, Sept. 25, 2021, at Oxbow Park and Zollman Zoo in Byron. Traci Westcott / Post Bulletin

Boo at the Zoo

Trick or treat at the front desk, watch a naturalist give zoo animals pumpkins to play with at 1 p.m.

When: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday

Where: Oxbow Park & Zollman Zoo, 5731 County Road 105 NW, Byron

More Information: olmstedcounty.gov

Ridgefest

Games, petting zoo, treats, chili cook-off, bounce house, and pumpkin launching.

When: 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday

Where: Autumn Ridge Church, 3611 Salem Road SW, Rochester

More Information: ridgefest.net

Halloween Costume Party 2021

Wear a costume, get a free “Stella.” Candy for trick-or-treaters.

When: 11 a.m.-10 p.m. Saturday

Where: Thirsty Belgian, 2650 Broadway Ave. S, Rochester

More Information: facebook.com/thirstybelgianmn

Fall Fest

Free for members and the general public.

When: 1 p.m. Saturday

Where: Red Wing Family YMCA, 434 Main St., Red Wing

More Information: redwingymca.org

Halloween Bash 2021

Bri Craiglow art show, free Halloween-themed canvas, food and drink, raffle ticket provided with entry fee.

When: 6-9 p.m. Saturday

Where: Throw N Paint Studios, 902 Broadway Ave. N, Rochester

More Information: thrownpaintstudios.com

Charlie Brannon of Charlies Eatery and Pub Wednesday March 4, 2020. (Ken Klotzbach/kklotzbach@postbulletin.com))
Charlie Brannon of Charlies Eatery and Pub Wednesday March 4, 2020. (Ken Klotzbach/kklotzbach@postbulletin.com))

What: Halloween Karaoke Bash

Free “Drunk Witch” brew with costumed entrance.

When: 7 p.m.-midnight Saturday

Where: Charlie's Eatery and Pub, 1654 U.S. 52 N, Rochester

More Information: charlieseateryandpub.com

7th annual Halloween Hootenanny

$15, two bands in a wood stove-heated shed. BYOB -- mixers and non-alcoholic beverages available on-site.

When: 7 p.m. Saturday

Where: The Farm, 3401 Collegeview Road SE, Rochester

More Information: eventbrite.com

What: Disco Bingo Halloween Party

Black lights, music, and progressive jackpots. Costume contest for prizes and cash.

When: 8 p.m.-midnight Saturday

Where: Wild Bill's Sports Saloon, 300 17th Ave. NW, Rochester

More Information: wildbillssportssaloon-rochester.com

Halloween Party and Costume Contest

West Central Entertainment and DJ entertainment, plus prizes.

When: 8:30 p.m. Saturday

Where: Shar’s Country Palace, 3925 Marion Road SE, Rochester

More Information: facebook.com/midbestentertainment

Scary shows

Halloweentown (1998)

Classic movie showing. Tickets are $7 and concessions are available. Purchase at show time at the concession stand.

When: 3 p.m., 7 p.m. Wednesday

Where: Paramount Theatre, 125 Fourth Ave. NE, Austin

More Information: austinareaarts.org

Haunted Theatre

Rochester theater becomes a “haunted attraction designed to entertain and frighten,” with live actors.

When: 7 p.m. Thursday through Sunday

Where: Rochester Civic Theatre, 30 Civic Center Drive, Rochester.

More Information: rochestercivictheatre.org, 507-282-8481

Halloween Movie Night

Popcorn and scary movies in the brewery’s outdoor tent.

When: 5 p.m. Friday

Where: LTS Brewing Co., 2001 32nd Ave. NW, Rochester

More Information: ltsbrewing.com

BooFest Movie Nights

Showing of Hotel Transylvania 3 benefitting Rochester Public School Foundation. Concessions and food for sale.

When: 6 p.m., 8:30 p.m. Saturday

Where: Olmsted County Fairgrounds, 112 Arena Drive SE, Rochester

More Information: eventbrite.com

CarnEvil: Haunted House's slogan this year is "You can check in but you can't check out."  (Bria Barton | Bemidji Pioneer)
CarnEvil: Haunted House's slogan this year is "You can check in but you can't check out." (Bria Barton | Bemidji Pioneer)

Almost Amish CarnEVIL

Ages 21 and up, costume and proof of vaccination required for entry.

When: 7:30 p.m. Saturday

Where: Chatfield Center for the Arts, 405 Main St. S, Chatfield

More Information: facebook.com

"The Rocky Horror Picture Show" plays at the Fargo Theatre Friday night. Special to The Forum
"The Rocky Horror Picture Show" plays at the Fargo Theatre Friday night. Special to The ForumSpecial to The Forum

Rocky Horror Picture Show (1975)

Let’s do the time warp! Tickets $7, participation packs $10, available at the door.

When: 7 p.m. Saturday

Where: Paramount Theatre, 125 Fourth Ave. NE, Austin

More Information: austinareaarts.org

Rocky Horror Picture Show

Let’s do the time warp again! $5 per person. No water or hot dogs allowed, but costumes encouraged.

When: 11:55 p.m. Saturday

Where: Cresco Theatre and Opera House, 115 Second Ave. W., Cresco, Iowa

More Information: crescotheatreoperahouse.com

Frightening Festivities (everything else)

Trick or Treat Pawty

Social time for dogs with themed treats and puppy pints!

When: 4-9 p.m. Thursday

Where: LTS Brewing Co., 2001 32nd Ave. NW, Rochester

More Information: ltsbrewing.com

Paint & Sip + Dress Up To Win

Wine and Canvas Halloween party, prizes for costumed painters.

When: 6-9 p.m. Thursday

Where: Twigs Tavern & Grille, 401 Sixth St. SW, Rochester

More Information: wineandcanvas.com

Quarry Hill Nature Center naturalist Jill Danielsen, right, hands the barred owl to Carol Steenson, a volunteer from The Raptor Center. Once evaluated at The Raptor Center it was determined the owl needed to be euthanized. (Contributed photo/Quarry Hill Nature Center)
Quarry Hill Nature Center naturalist Jill Danielsen, right, hands the barred owl to Carol Steenson, a volunteer from The Raptor Center. Once evaluated at The Raptor Center it was determined the owl needed to be euthanized. (Contributed photo/Quarry Hill Nature Center)

An Evening for Night Owls

$20 per person. Owl banding site visit and presentation.

When: 8:30 p.m. Friday

Where: Quarry Hill Nature Center, 701 Silver Creek Road NE, Rochester

More Information: qhnc.org

Halloween Stories and Song Spectacular

Singing, movement, and games in the Alpine Room at The Centerstone Plaza Hotel. $8 for the first child, $4 for consecutive ones.

When: 10:15-10:45 a.m. Saturday

Where: Ellen Jepson Piano Studio, 401 Sixth St. SW, Rochester

More Information: ellenpiano.studio

$5 Kids Studio: Sugar Skull Painting

Geared toward ages 5-10. Please wear a mask.

When: 10:30 a.m.-12 p.m. Saturday

Where: Austin ArtWorks Center, 300 Main St. N., Austin

More Information: austinareaarts.org

Spooky Art Market

Eight vendors and music by DJ Laidee P.

When: 6 p.m. Saturday

Where: Canvas & Chardonnay, 317 Broadway Ave. S, Rochester

More Information: facebook.com

Cave Tour

Spooky look at Quarry Hill’s history as the grounds of the Rochester State Hospital.

When: 1:30-2:30 p.m. Sunday

Where: Quarry Hill Nature Center, 701 Silver Creek Road NE, Rochester

More Information: qhnc.org