Jack O’Lantern Days, Dark Songs, Halloween & More Weekend Plans

It’s the holiday weekend costume lovers have been preparing for all month – Halloween! There are plenty of places to wear your costume this weekend, including Jack O’Lantern Days in Fish Creek, Scaryoke at the Door Community Auditorium, The Rocky Horror Picture Show showing at Third Avenue Playhouse, or at the Dark Songs performances. Check out our top picks for the spooky weekend ahead!

Friday, October 30

Ruby James performing during the Dark Songs - Edgar Allan Polka concert at The Third Avenue Playhouse in Sturgeon Bay on Saturday, October 27, 2012.

Dig Up Some Dirt at Crossroads

Today is the last day to participate in the archaeological dig at Crossroads at Big Creek in Sturgeon Bay. Want to learn more about what you might find? Check out this great article by news editor Jim Lundstrom on the 2,000-year-old settlement at Ida Bay Preserve.

Jack O’Lantern Days in Fish Creek

Enjoy the spooky Halloween holiday with this annual celebration throughout Fish Creek. Take part in mask making for kids, pumpkin carving, a haunting Halloween parade, trick-or-treating, and costume parties.

Dark Songs at Third Avenue Playhouse

Dozens of songwriters will perform the collaborative songs created during a full week of writing and recording new material at the Holiday Music Motel. Performances take place at Third Avenue Playhouse on Friday at 7:30 pm and Saturday following TAP’s showing of The Rocky Horror Picture Show.

Saturday, October 31

Photo by Len Villano.

Trick or Treat!

Dress up as your favorite character and visit local municipalities for some treats (and maybe a few tricks for good measure) with your family. When you’re done, stop by the Northern Door Y for some Hair-Raising Halloween Fun or the Sister Bay Fire Station for the Lions Club’s annual Halloween party!

Family Art Day at Peninsula School of Art

Still in need of a Halloween costume? Bring your family and kids to Peninsula School of Art for the monthly Family Art Day today and make a mask to wear for trick or treating! 9am – 12pm.

A House In Mourning

The Alexander Noble House is respectfully prepared and the coffin, flowers and apparel have been set for a Victorian funeral. 10am – 3pm.

Scaryoke at Door Community Auditorium

Grab a seat and watch as contest hopefuls dress up as their favorite performer (dead or alive) and show off their karaoke prowess for a chance at cash prizes. Free to the general public. 7 pm.

Let’s Do the Time Warp Again!

Third Avenue Playhouse will once again host a one-night screening of the classic film Rocky Horror Picture Show at 7:30 pm. Come dressed as your favorite character and stick around after the show has ended to watch the second and final night of Dark Songs performers.

Sunday, November 1

Daylight Saving Time Ends

Had too much fun last night for Halloween? Don’t fret – you’ve got an extra hour to get your tasks done (or sleep in) since Daylight Saving Time ends at 2 am. Hurray!


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