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Halloween events for Columbia

adults and children


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By Anna Gaynor, Sanqeeta Shastry'

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Keepingkids happy, while avoiding the inevitablesugarhighs, can be hard. Here'sa


list of family friendly, and adult only, eventsfor this Halloween.

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COLUMBIA - Hailoweencan be challenging.Betweencostumesand sugarytreats,
it's almost impossibleto avoid the hoopla,whether you rvantto or not.

here are eventsacrossColumbiato keepkids, parents and horror fanatics

FOR KIDS

. ScauengerHunt, 7 p.m. Oct. 29, ColumbiaMaII Barnes & Noble; for students
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*rt*r*t"-, :3o 0.m. Oct.zg, ColumbiaMaIl Barnes& Noble;for Aoung


children; free

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. TRWS and Treats,6-8 p.m. Oct. 3o, noon-Sp.m. Oct.3t, Torget tuing, Columbia
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TRYPSand Treatsis presentedby the young artists troupe, TRYPS,


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The theater troupe puts on stageshowsr,r'ithffipifferent agelevel groups,and is


offering a show with face painting, activitiesand storltelling at the Columbia Mall.
Childrenare encouragedto shorn'offtheirHalloweengarb.

. "It's the Great Pumpkin, CharlieBrotuh," 6:gOp.m. Oct.zB, ColumbiaPublic


ri b,o , y ; f o r f a m i l i e s , co stu me su e Ico me ;free.

Every year, the library puts on $ll--.g"g{lfllholiday film showing. This year, children
and parentsalike can enjoy the 1966classic,"It's the Great Pumpkin, Charlie
Brorn,nij."

.ll!gof!]g:-Cnntgd",9er Nightof Fun, 6-8p.m. Oct.3t, HearnesCenterFieldffihous


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There'sstill the issueof candy and trick-or-treating safety.If you'd like to steeryour
little monster,witch or goblin awayfrom roaming the streetsat night, checkout the
Tiger Night of Fun, an annual event put on by ColumbiaParksand Recreationud+3
HearnesCenter.

Filled with activitiesfor the younger set,Tammy Miller, spokeswomanfor ffiearks


and Recreationruidil:$.t]_Qtherewill be$su-"t and lots of candy.fi

"It's a safealternativeto door-to-door trick-or-treating," she added.

FORADULTS

. RockyHorcor Picture Shotu,g:30 p.m. Oct. 27, TheBlue Note. Tickets: $to

It's 3o yearslater and the "Rockv l{orror.-PictlrreShou"'is still going strong.All the
fun of costumeswithout the nsufferable d. For thosewho regularly attend this
Halloweenevent,this year marks the 3oth anniversaryof the film's release.

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slide show 30 yearsin the making.

The oldestphoto is of an r8-year old Chambers,and it movesto the present,


documentinghis experiencewith the shor,v.It showstimes from wher{iglChambers
did four showingsevery Friday and Saturdaynight to rvorkingwith his two oldest
daughters.

. Spooktacular,B p.m. to midnight Oct. 3o, Memorial Union. Ticketsarefree to MU


studentsas uell asfomily membersof graduate or professioncl students,and $5 to
thepublic.
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Mizzou after Dark$ sponsors"Spooktaclllar"with Hallo\ryeen
crafts,free pizzaand
soda,and DJ Rusty. Psychicswill give personaireadings;and caricatureartists,
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balloon artists and airbrush tattoo artists will be availableas weli. Prizeswill be given
) away during the lunu*.icostume contest.

. Halloween concerts,B:go p.m., Oct.Sl Mojos endThe BIue Note.Mojo's ticketscost


gS a the door. Ticketsfor TheBIue Notecosrffiy% $rc in sd.usnce.$tz at
door;ffi
The Blue Note will present"Hallor,r,'een
night with Eli Younq Band." Meanwhile,
Moio's is presenting"HalloWEEN," a Ween tribute band and StoneTemple Pirates.

. un-Halloueen Concert,7 p.m.Oct. 3t, tlnited MethodistChurch.Ticketscost$to in


aduanceand $t5 at the door

The 9th StreetPhilharmonic Orchestrais performing an "Un-Hall"gweenConc at


the United Methodist Church,but conductor,Alex Inneccosaid he has nothing
againstHalloween.

When choosingcompositions,Inneccofound nothing fresh or ne\^/to play. "I didn't


want to sound like the Addams Family," he said.

The eveningwili featureTchaikovskySymphonyNo. 6, Mendelsshon'sSymphonyNo.


5, and Brahms Hungarian DancesNo. 5 and 6. Inneccor,r'illprovide the history behind
thesecompositions.

. CabaretX.B: Talesfro^ theBasement,g:30 p.m. Oct.3o and 3t, TheRagtaglQo.


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The show stars longtime Big Muddy performersAudra Sergel,Travis McFarlane,


Colin Daly, Eric Meyersand Beth Hunter.
. Ragtag Zombie Funk & SouIParty: Zombie Walk at 6:9o p.ffi., Zombie Funk & Soul
ot g:Sop.m. Oct.3t, ColumbiaAccessTeleuisionand the Ragtag;ft'ee

Think your costume'sso good it should be featured on television?Considerjoining the


ColnmbiaAccessTelevisionZowbie Waik and Zombie Funk & Soul event at the
Ragtag.

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Arrive at CAT-TVat 6:3o p.m. to dressyourself up in your favorite "undead" attire


and makeupusing the suppliesavailableor eventhe professionalmakeupartists
readyto bring out the zombiein you for a costumejudging.

Then wander the streetsof Columbiaand show your zombiepride in almost every
public location available,from the District to cemeteties,ltlll'kj*hile being broadcast
by CAT-TV.

Finally, head to the Ragtagfor another contest,drink specials,a screeningfeaturing


you guessedit) mbiesat ro p.m.,and musicprovidedby DJ Slabffioffnacon.

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