Halloween events in Naperville
October 25, 2010 6:00PM
Updated: September 24, 2012 6:25AM
Halloween Spook-Tacular at Municipal Center
Join the library at 4:30 p.m. Friday for the Halloween Spook-Tacular. Watch Halloween stories, songs and a puppet show for all to enjoy on the northeast lawns of the Municipal Center, near the 9/11 Memorial. Come in costume. Children must be with an adult. No registration required. Visit www.naperville-lib.info or call one of the Children’s Services departments, general number is 630-961-4100, and the extensions are: Nichols Library, ext. 6128; Naper Boulevard Library, ext. 2208; and 95th Street Library, ext. 4961.
Trick-or-treating around every corner
Alden Estates of Naperville Rehabilitation and Health Care Center is hosting its annual Halloween Adventure from 3 to 5 p.m. Friday at the facility, 1525 Oxford Lane in Naperville. The free and open to the public event will feature games with prizes, trick-or-treating, hot dogs for sale, friendly ghouls and story book characters around every corner. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Call 630-983-0300.
‘Falloween Festival’ at Trinity Church
A safe indoor fall festival will be at Trinity Church of the Nazarene from 5 until 7 p.m. Saturday at 1451 Raymond Drive in Naperville. The event will be a free family event with fun activities for children of all ages and their families. Try the moonwalk, carnival games, a cupcake walk, and lots of candy and prizes. No admission fee required. Family friendly costumes are encouraged. Food will be available in the café. Call 630-778-0328 or visit www.trinitynazarene.org.
Halloween hayrides at Knoch Knolls
The Naperville Park District will present Halloween Hayrides on Saturday and Sunday at Knoch Knolls Park, 336 Knoch Knolls Road, and Seager Park, 1163 Plank Road. Participants are encouraged to dress up in their favorite Halloween costumes. Each registered child ages 1 to 12 years who checks in with the hayride coordinator will receive a Halloween goodie bag filled with treats and prizes. This event is designed for children ages 1 and older. Registration is required; children younger than 1 may ride for free and do not need to be registered. Visit http://bit.ly/ckQmTp to sign up for a time.
Trick-or-treat in downtown Naperville
Participating downtown Naperville businesses will be ready for children to trick-or-treat from noon to 3 p.m. Sunday. Downtown merchants with a Halloween balloon outside their doors will be passing out candy treats to costumed kids. At the Main Street Promenade, 55 S. Main St., attendees can enjoy costume contests, free photos, temporary tattoos, balloons and stilt walkers. Visit www.downtownnaperville.com.
‘Drakula the Musical’ returns to Kidz Kabaret
Back by popular demand — “Drakula the Musical” returns to Kidz Kabaret. This fast-paced, “spooktacular” is truly an event for the whole family. The actors bring this marvelous story to life — from the energetic and flamboyant Drakula (Megan Hill, Oswego) to the bumbling vampire hunter Van Helsing (Michael Raleigh, Naperville). Audience members will find themselves laughing out loud.
The cast includes: Katie Oliforwicz and Kyle Olifirowicz of Lisle; Sarah Broad, Olivia Cuff, Savanna Hoffman, Megan Lipski, Michael Raleigh and Devontae Weaver of Naperville; Jordan Coleman of Warrenville; and Megan Hill of Oswego.
Performances are scheduled for 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday and a special Halloween show Sunday at 1 p.m. Come in costume on Halloween and receive a free concession item. Tickets are $10 for adults; $8 for students and seniors and $6 for children younger than 10.
All performances will be at Center Stage Theater, the community’s newest performing arts center and meeting venue, at 1665 Quincy Ave., No. 131. To make ticket reservations, call 630-355-9212 or e-mail www.kidzkabaret.com.
‘Bats in the belfry’ carillon concert
Naperville city carillonneur Tim Sleep will present the first “Scare-illon” concert titled “Bats in the Belfry” as a prelude to Halloween from 7 to 8 p.m. Saturday at the Millennium Carillon, at the base of Rotary Hill at 443 W. Aurora Ave. The two identical concerts will feature both classical and popular music from “Harry Potter,” “The Phantom of the Opera,” “The Addams Family,” “Casper the Friendly Ghost” and more. The concerts are free and open to the public, and the Naperville Park District will provide Halloween treats for the audience at the base of the carillon. Visit www.naperville-carillon.org and www.napervilleparks.org or call 630-848-5000.
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