Halloween events, activities around town

By Daily Illini Saff Report

Tuesday, Oct. 28

Event name: Halloweentown Movie Screening

Location: The Courtyard Cafe at the Illini Union

Time: 7 p.m.

Cost: Free

Description: An event featuring a free movie screening, photo booth, snacks, pumpkin decorating and other activities.

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Wednesday, Oct. 29

Event name: 6th Annual English Student Council

Location: The Atrium in the English Building

Time: 4-7 p.m.

Cost: Free

Description: The English Student Council will have games, scary movie screenings, and readings by professors and students. 

Event name: Nightmare in Grove Street

Location: 512 E Grove St., Champaign, IL

Time: 5:30-7:30 p.m.

Cost: Free

Description: Weather permitting there will be a hayrack ride around Douglas Park. Dress in costume for trick- or- treating. 

Event name: The 39 Steps

Location: The Virginia Theater, 203 W. Park St., Champaign, IL

Time: 7-10 p.m.

Cost: $6

Description: A man tries to help a counterespionage agent. When the agent is killed the man is accused and must go on the run to save himself and stop a spy ring trying to steal top secret information.  ____________________________________________________________

Thursday, Oct. 30

Event name: Rear Window (Movie)

Location:The Virginia Theater, 203 W. Park St., Champaign, IL

Time: 7-10 p.m.

Cost: $6

Description: A man in a wheelchair photographs his neighbors from the window of his apartment. He becomes convinced that one is a murderer.  

Event name: Freeky Creek Short Film Festival

Location: Sleepy Creek Vineyards, 8254 E 1425 North Rd, Fairmount, IL 61841

Time: 7:30 p.m.

Cost: $10

Description: Halloween style movies from all around the world will be on display. Attendees must be at least 18-years-old to attend. 

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Friday, Oct. 31

Event name: Friday Night Films: The Purge Anarchy

Location: The Illini Union Pine Lounge

Time: 7 p.m.

Cost: Free

Description: There will be a free movie screening of The Purge Anarchy.

Event name: The Birds

Location: The Virginia Theater, 203 W. Park St., Champaign, IL

Time: 7-10 p.m.

Cost $6

Description:  A San Francisco woman pursues a young man to a small Northern California town. Events take a turn for the worse when birds start attacking people with incredible force and in large numbers.