"THE CRIPPLE OF INISHMAAN"
The story of a young man in the 1930s who wants to escape his remote Irish town, 7:30 p.m. Oct. 11-13, Allred Theater at the Val A. Browning Center for the Performing Arts, 1901 University Circle, Ogden. $8.25-$13, weberstatetickets.com.
HA-HA-HAUNTED! COMEDY SHOW
Add a little funny to your fright with Funny Business improv comedy troupe’s spooky-themed show, 7 p.m. Oct. 11, Weber County Library Pleasant Valley Branch, 5568 S. Adams Ave., Washington Terrace. FREE.
DAVID LIEBE HART WITH CHIP THE BLACK BOY, ITCHY BROTHER AND VERSION TWO
An outsider musician, actor and painter who is a true original unleashes his unbridled, maniacally passionate self, including puppets, alien encounter stories and songs, 8 p.m. Oct. 11, Funk ‘n Dive, 2550 Washington Blvd., Ogden. $5, ArtByLiebeHart.com/tickets.
Local acoustic music, including you playing acoustic on the open mic, 7-11 p.m. Oct. 11, Lighthouse Lounge, 130 25th St., Ogden. FREE admission.
Korn frontman touring in support of his solo album "Black Labyrinth," 7 p.m. Oct. 11, The Depot, 13 N. 400 West, Salt Lake City. $25/adv., $30/day of, smithstix.com.
American punk rock band with special guests together PANGEA and Sharp Shock, 7:30 p.m. Oct. 11, The Complex, 536 W. 100 South, Salt Lake City. $25, showclix.com.
GWAR & HATEBREED
Gore metal giants with special guest Miss May I and Ringworm, 7 p.m. Oct. 11, The Complex, 536 W. 100 South, Salt Lake City. $29.50/adv., $34/day of, smithstix.com.
MICHAEL GLABICKI WITH DIRK MILLER
Rusted Root’s frontman and guitar player on tour with a very different sound, 8 p.m. Oct. 11, The State Room, 638 S. State St., Salt Lake City. $20, ticketfly.com.
"NATURE, LOVE MEDICINE"
Thomas Lowe Fleischner, Jana Richman and Nalini Nadkarni talk about paying attention to the wider world to strengthen our core humanity, 7 p.m. Oct. 11, The King’s English, 1511 S. 1500 East, Salt Lake City. FREE.
"THE LITTLE MERMAID"
Follow Ariel on her journey from a magical kingdom beneath the sea to the world above, 7 p.m. nightly and 3 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 11-13, Clearfield Community Art Center, 140 E. Center St., Clearfield. $5-$8, boxoffice.diamondticketing.com/clearfield/events.
Return to the turn-of-the-century for a musical journey that follows an African-American musician, an immigrant Jewish father and a wealthy suburban family, 7:30 p.m. Monday-Saturday, through Oct. 27, 2:30 p.m. Oct. 13, CenterPoint Legacy Theatre, 525 N. 400 West, Centerville. $17.50-$27, centerpointtheatre.org/tickets.
"MUSICAL COMEDY MURDERS OF 1940"
A combination of murder mystery and irreverent comedy, complete with a creepy mansion, a villain, and a dim-witted police inspector, 7:30 p.m. Fridays, Saturdays and Mondays through Oct. 27, 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 20, Heritage Theatre, 2505 S. Highway 89, Perry. $10-$12, heritagetheatreutah.com.
"THE SCARLET PIMPERNEL"
The classic swashbuckling adventure musical, 7:30 p.m. Fridays-Saturdays through Oct. 27, 2 p.m. Oct. 20 and 27, Hopebox Theatre, 1700 S. Frontage Road, Kaysville. $10-$15, hopeboxtheatre.com.
"THE ADDAMS FAMILY"
The ooky, spooky Addams Fam jumps from TV to the stage in a hilariously creepy and heartwarming musical comedy, 7:30 p.m. Fridays-Saturdays through Nov. 3 and Monday, Oct. 22, 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 27, Ziegfeld Theater, 3934 Washington Blvd., Ogden. $17-$19, zigarts.com.
BOWTRUCKLES TO BASILISKS: MAGIZOOLOGY FOR MUGGLES
A magical class about a variety of beasts and the incredible animals that inspired them, 7 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 12-13, Hogle Zoo, 2600 Sunnyside Ave., Salt Lake City. $20, store.hoglezoo.org.
JOKERS GONE WILD COMEDY
A benefit comedy show for The Matthew W. Florence Foundation, 8 p.m. Oct. 12, Kamikaze’s, 2404 Adams Ave., Ogden. $5, at the door.
Gina Bachauer International Piano Foundation presents 2015 Honens Competition winner playing Bach’s Italiano Concerto, Beethoven’s Appassionata Sonata and contemporary British composer’s Mazurkas and Variations, 7:30 p.m. Oct. 12, Jeanne Wagner Theatre, 138 W. 300 South, Salt Lake City. $25-$30, arttix.artsaltlake.org.
Young adult author discusses his books and the 90-second Newbery Film Festival, 6:30 p.m. Oct. 12, Treehouse Museum, 347 22nd St., Ogden. FREE.
"SUICIDE: THE RIPPLE EFFECT" SCREENING
NUHOPE and local partners present a film that is part of a global mission to reduce suicides and suicide attempts, 7 p.m. Oct. 12, Peery’s Egyptian Theater, 2415 Washington Blvd., Ogden. http://nuhopeutah.org/film. FREE.
Watch a snowboarding film and participate in a silent auction and product toss. Food and drinks will be available from Lucky Slice, Kiitos Brewing and Daily Rise Coffee, 6-11 p.m. Oct. 12, Ogden Amphitheater, 343 Historic 25th St., Ogden. FREE.
Songs you know and love but don’t expect to hear from cover bands, 9 p.m. Oct. 12, Funk ‘n Dive, 2550 Washington Blvd., Ogden. $5, at the door.
Ogden artist and frontman of Morgan and the Mountain plays a free set, 7:30 p.m. Oct. 12, Harp and Hound, 2550 Washington Blvd., Ogden. FREE.
GHOST STORIES AND S’MORES
Author, blogger, and paranormal researcher Jennifer Jones will be here to share some local haunted history, 7 p.m. Oct. 12, The Queen Bee Giftery, 270 Historic 25th St., Ogden. $15.
THE PROPER WAY
Traditional bluegrass instruments played in nontraditional ways, 8:30 p.m. Oct. 12, Lighthouse Lounge, 130 Historic 25th St., Ogden. $5.
This Utah County comedian learned to be funny to compensate for his red hair and uneventful childhood, 8 p.m. Oct. 12-13, Wiseguys Comedy Cafe, 269 Historic 25th St., Ogden. $12, wiseguyscomedy.com.
The brain behind the large-scale Migrating Mural Project and founder of Ink Dwell Studio speaks about art, wonder and the natural world, 6 p.m. Oct. 12, Kimball Visual Arts Center, Lindquist Lecture Hall, Room 120, 3964 W. Campus Drive, Ogden. FREE.
Find out who killed Jessica Cranshaw in this whodunnit musical, 7:30 p.m. Fridays, Saturdays and Mondays through Nov. 10, Terrace Plaza Playhouse, 99 E. 4700 South, Washington Terrace. $10-$17, terraceplayhouse.com.
The myth of Orpheus through the eyes of its heroine, who must journey to the underworld and reunite with her father and struggle to remember her lost love, 8 p.m. Friday-Saturday, through Nov. 4, also 4 p.m. Sundays and Saturday, Oct. 20th, Good Company Theatre, 2404 Wall Ave., Ogden. $20, goodcotheatre.com.
Celebrate all things Halloween, horror and fantastical at this convention that includes live, interactive performances, activities, vendors and more, 2-10 p.m. Friday, noon-8 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 12-13, Riverbend Event Center, 1085 Winding River Cove, Salt Lake City. $20-$99, fearcon.com/tickets.
HALLOWEEN HAVOC DEMOLITION DERBY
Add some demolition derby madness to your Halloween plans, 6:30 p.m. Oct. 13, Golden Spike Event Center, 1000 N. 1200 West, Ogden. $20-$25, smithstix.com.
FUNCTION HALLOWEEN COSTUME BALL
Bring your creepiest costumes out of the closet for a costume ball with plenty of music for your Monster Mashing needs, 8 p.m. Oct. 13, The Sand Trap, 2851 Washington Blvd., Ogden. $10 without costume, $5 with costume, 801-394-4446.
ACTIVE PAGES: THE LEGEND OF SLEEPY HOLLOW
Journey through the park in the dark and hear the Washington Irving classic told at six different stations. Ages 12-under receive a free book, 6-8 p.m. Oct. 13, Layton Commons Park, 437 N. Wasatch Drive, Layton. FREE.
BREWS AND BOOS
An epic Halloween bash with boo-tiful brews, food and live music, all to support Rape Recovery Center, 7 p.m.-1 a.m. Oct. 13, Shades of Pale Beer, 154 W. Utopia Ave., South Salt Lake. 435-200-3009.
THE FALL MARKET
Farmers Market Ogden changes with the season, moving into a smaller location and featuring fall produce, specialty goods, community activities, live music, seasonal beverages and more, 9 a.m-2 p.m. Oct. 13, Ogden Amphitheater, 343 E. Historic 25th St., Ogden. FREE admission.
PUBLIC STAR PARTY
The Ogden Astronomical Society guides you in solar and deep space viewing at White Rock Bay, 5 p.m. Oct. 13, Antelope Island, 4528 W. 1700 South, Syracuse. Park fees apply.
PECULIAR POURS BEER SAMPLING FESTIVAL
Local breweries bring their most peculiar flavors for you to try. Includes live music, food and surprises, 3 p.m. Oct. 13, Ogden Union Station, 2501 Wall Ave., Ogden. $20. 801-610-9422.
HEROES FOR THE HOMELESS FUNDRAISER
Be a hero in the community and enjoy food, drinks and fun, 6 p.m. Oct. 13, Lantern House, 269 W. 33rd St., Ogden. $50-$500. www.eventbrite.com.
Billboard’s reigning top-selling Christian music act brings its The Very Next Thing Tour to town, 7 p.m. Oct. 13, Abravanel Hall, 123 W. South Temple, Salt Lake City. $24-$74, arttix.artsaltlake.org.
AN EVENING WITH GARRY TRUDEAU
Creator of "Doonesbury" talks about the political landscape and his late books, 7:30 p.m. Oct. 13, Eccles Center for the Performing Arts, 1750 Kearns Blvd., Park City. $30-$90, tickets.parkcity.institute.
ANNUAL BLESSING OF THE ANIMALS
Annual blessing event, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Oct. 13, Episcopal Church of the Good Shepherd, 2374 Grant Ave., Ogden. FREE.
OGDEN BUDDHIST CHURCH BAZAAR
Teriyaki, udon, chow mein, sushi and more, 3 p.m. Oct. 13, The Buddhist Church of Ogden, 155 North St., Ogden.
FIELDING GARR RANCH GHOST INVESTIGATIONS
Find out if Fielding Garr is still at his ranch on this ghost investigation, 8:30 p.m. Oct. 13, Antelope Island State park, 4528 W. 1700 South, Syracuse. Park entrance fees apply.
WILL BAXTER BAND
Blues-inspired band from Salt Lake City, 8:30 p.m. Oct. 13, Lighthouse Lounge, 130 Historic 25th St., Ogden. $5, at the door.
Grateful Dead tribute band delivers a dance party celebrating the iconic band’s music and culture, 9 p.m. Oct. 13, Funk ‘n Dive, 2550 Washington Blvd., Ogden. 801-621-3483.
NEW AMERICAN PHILHARMONIC CONCERT
Annual fall concert, 7:30 p.m. Oct. 13, Austad Auditorium at the Val A. Browning Center for the Performing Arts, 1901 University Circle, Ogden.
LARRY AND HIS FLASK
Five-piece rock band incorporates elements of punk, gypsy jazz, folk and Americana, 8 p.m. Oct. 14, The State Room, 638 S. State St., Salt Lake City. $20, ticketfly.com.
Have a free film with your brunch, 11:30 a.m. Oct. 14, Brewvies Ogden, 2293 Grant Ave., Ogden. FREE admission.
BRUNCH & BLOODY MARYS WITH MARK DEE
Local musician delivers unique sounds while you enjoy brunch and libations, noon Oct. 14, Lighthouse Lounge, 130 25th St., Ogden. 801-392-3901, FREE admission.
The classic horror movie from 1978 is this week’s Film Buff Free Movie, 10 p.m. Oct. 15, Brewvies Ogden, 2293 Grant Ave., Ogden. FREE admission.
HAYLEY KIRKLAND & COMPANY B
Excellence in the Community concert series, 7 p.m. Oct. 15, Peery’s Egyptian Theater, 2415 Washington Blvd., Ogden. FREE.
Best-selling author talks about how he uses books to promote literacy and connection and what led him to the fantasy genre, 7 p.m. Oct. 15, Brigham City Library, 26 E. Forest St., Brigham City. FREE admission.
HAUNTED UNION STATION
Paranormal Pulse, a local research team, shares what they’ve found about our local history’s mysteries using a scientific approach and the latest equipment, 7 p.m. Oct. 16, Weber County Library Southwest Branch, 2039 W. 4000 South, Roy. FREE.
Feel great by folding into these Halloween poses, 4 p.m. Oct. 16, Liberty Park, 751 21st St., Ogden. FREE.
NEIL DEGRASSE TYSON
America’s favorite astro-physicist returns with "The Search for Life in the Universe," wherein he reviews the search for habitable planets, 7:30 p.m. Oct. 16, Eccles Theater, 131 S. Main St., Salt Lake City. $50-$325, arttix.artsaltlake.org.
ALICE IN CHAINS
Legendary alternative band with special guest The Pink Slips, 7 p.m. Oct. 16, The Depot, 13 N. 400 West, Salt Lake City. $67.60/adv., $72/day of, smithstix.com.
Escape to the islands with the Son of a Son of a Sailor Tour, 8 p.m. Oct. 17, Vivint Smart Home Arena, 301 S. Temple, Salt Lake City. $42-$136, ticketmaster.com.
ESPIDO FREIRE: A 21ST CENTURY VOICE
Lecture and reading of prolific Spanish author’s work, 11:30 a.m. Oct. 17, Elizabeth Hall Room 229, Weber State University, 3848 Harrison Blvd., Ogden. FREE.
SARAH SINGH & MELISSA FRANCIS
Special Collections curators discuss their book "Weber County in World War II", 7 p.m. Oct. 17, Weber County Main Library, 2464 Jefferson Ave., Ogden. FREE.
MATT DE LA PENA & CHRISTIAN ROBINSON
Newbery Medalist and Caldecott Honoree present their new picture book "Carmela Full of Wishes," 6 p.m. Oct. 17, Salt Lake City Public Library, 210 E. 400 South, Salt Lake City. FREE.