The Week Ahead: Seasonal events and much more

The Week Ahead: Seasonal events and much more

THURSDAY

DANNY GOKEY

Emerging pop star who was a former church music director and finished third on "American Idol" brings his Hope Encounter Tour, 7 p.m. Oct. 25, Maverik Center, 3200 Decker Lake Drive, West Valley City. $20-$75, smithstix.com or 800-888-8499.

"FOREVER PLAID"

The story of four guys trying to become their idols who are killed on the way to their first gig, 7:30 p.m. Thursday-Saturday and Monday, through Nov. 3 (2 p.m. matinee Nov. 3), On Pitch Performing Arts Center, 587 N. Main St., Layton. $12-$15, onpitchperformingarts.com.

CULT HORROR MOVIE NIGHT

See the cult horror classic "Return of the Living Dead," 9:30 p.m. Oct. 25, Brewvies, 2293 Grant Ave., Ogden. FREE admission.

HALLOWEEN KARAOKE

Show off your costume, sing and drink, 9 p.m. Oct. 25, Funk ‘n Dive, 2550 Washington Blvd., Ogden. 801-621-3483.

SPENCER MCBRIDE

Historian discusses the role of religion in politics based on the Constitution, 6:30 p.m. Oct. 25, Weller Book Works, 607 Trolley Square, Salt Lake City. FREE.

AMY IRVINE

"Desert Cabal: A New Season in the Wilderness" is one author’s tribute to Edward Abbey, revered in red rock country for his shaping of the American idea of wilderness, 6:30 p.m. Oct. 25, Booked on 25th, 147 25th St., Ogden. FREE.

BRYAN BUSHMAN

Psychotherapist discusses his latest book that uses humor and case examples to help people with "Becoming Okay (When You’re Not Okay)," 7 p.m. Oct. 25, Weber County Library Pleasant Valley Branch, 5568 Adams Ave., Washington Terrace. FREE.

SYRACUSE CITY PUMPKIN WALK

Seasonal food and craft vendors, plus pumpkins, 6 p.m.-10 p.m. nightly and noon-5 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 25-27, Founders Park, 1904 W. 1700 South, Syracuse. Children’s carnival is noon-5 p.m. Saturday, with bounce houses, face painting, games and more. FREE admission for pumpkin walk; $2 admission for carnival.

"DIALOGUES OF THE CARMELITES"

Francis Poulenc’s opera based on true events of the lives and untimely deaths (beheadings) of the Carmelite Nuns during the French Revolution in Paris, 7:30 p.m. Oct. 25-27, Val A. Browning Center for the Performing Arts, 1901 University Circle, Ogden. $13/adults, $8.25/students, $11/seniors and military, weberstatetickets.com, 801-626-8500.

HAUNTED HOUSE

Vendors and gluten-free treats abound at this Celiacs Disease fundraiser, 7-11 p.m. Oct. 26, 4637 W. 2400 South, Ogden. $5, at the door.

UCHA CUTTING

Check out this contest between a horse, rider and cow, 8 a.m. Oct. 25-Nov. 3, Golden Spike Event Center, 1000 N. 1200 West, Ogden. FREE.

FRIDAY

BOB WEIR AND WOLF BROS

Trio performs Grateful Dead songs and more, 7:30 p.m. Oct. 26, Eccles Theater, 131 S. Main St., Salt Lake City. $59.50-$79.50, arttix.artsaltlake.org.

TCHAIKOVSKY’S 4TH & THE RED VIOLIN

Andrew Litton and the Utah Symphony take you on an emotional roller coaster that is sure to be a thrilling experience, 7:30 p.m. Oct. 26, Abravanel Hall, 123 W. South Temple, Salt Lake City. $15-$86, arttix.artsaltlake.org.

KIP MOORE

Country music singer-songwriter on his After the Sunburn Tour with Jordan Davis and Jillian Jacqueline, 7:30 p.m. Oct. 26, The Complex, 536 W. 100 South, Salt Lake City. $35, showclix.com.

IMPROVABLES 2018 HALLOWEEN SPECTACULAR

A creepy, kooky, mysterious, spooky, all-together ooky Halloween improv show that includes a costume contest — so wear your costume for a chance to win fa-BOO-lous prizes — 10 p.m. Oct. 26, CenterPoint Legacy Theatre, 525 N. 400 West, Centerville. $6, at the door.

NATHAN SPENSER

Salt Lake City performer and musician, 7 p.m. Oct. 26, Harp and Hound, 2550 Washington Blvd., Ogden. No cover.

THE LEGENDARY JOE MCQUEEN QUARTET

Ogden’s legendary blues man is still going strong at 99. Tables go fast, so make your reservations now, 7:30 p.m. Oct. 26, Lighthouse Lounge, 130 25th St., Ogden. $5 at the door, 801-392-3901.

NIGHT AT THE MUSEUM PARANORMAL TOURS

Professional guides tell you about Ogden’s haunted history and lead you on a paranormal investigation, 7 p.m. Oct. 26, Ogden Union Station, 2501 Wall Ave., Ogden. $15, eventbrite.com.

HALLOWEEN HOOT: AFTER HOURS "BIRDLESQUE"

A unique, adult-only experience featuring tasteful "birdlesque," adult beverages, shenanigans, dancing and more, 6-10 p.m. Oct. 26, Tracy Aviary, 589 E. 1300 South, Salt Lake City. $20-$35, tracyaviary.org.

STOCKMAN’S 10TH ANNUAL HALLOWEEN COSTUME PARTY

Pull together your best costume and come out to this contest where you can win cash prizes, 8 p.m.-1 a.m. Oct. 26, Stockman’s Bar, 80 N. Main St., Layton. 801-544-8102.

HOT HOUSE WEST

Gypsy jazz from the 1930s is the basis for this band’s unique flavor of music, 7:30 p.m. Oct. 26, Fine Arts Center, 58 S. 100 West, Brigham City. $12 suggested donation, reserve seats at eventbrite.com.

WITCHES NIGHT OUT

‘Tis the season for witches! Shop, eat, dance, cackle and more, 4-9 p.m. Oct. 26, Box Elder County Fairgrounds, 342 N. 1000 West, Tremonton. Admission is one can of food per person.

"THE ROCKY HORROR PICTURE SHOW"

Celebrate the cult classic by dancing, singing and flinging toast. Pre-show entertainment and prop bags included. Don’t forget your costume, 8 p.m. Oct. 26-27, Peery’s Egyptian Theater, 2415 Washington Blvd., Ogden. $16, smithstix.com.

HALLOWEEN HAPPENING

Don’t miss out on this annual party with a costume contest and photo booth, 8 p.m. Oct. 26-27, Alleged, 201 Historic 25th St., Ogden. 801-990-0692.

SHAWN PAULSEN

One of the fast-rising comedians and hypnotists presents his thoughts on family, work and humor, plus hypnotizes subjects on stage, 8 p.m. Oct. 26-27, Wiseguys Comedy Cafe, 269 Historic 25th St., Ogden. $12, wiseguyscomedy.com.

"DRACULA"

Cache Valley Civic Ballet presents the familiar story of the eponymous bloodthirsty count, 7:30 p.m. Oct. 26-27, Ellen Eccles Theatre, 43 S. Main St., Logan. $16-$18, cachearts.org.

NIGHTMARE RANCH

All-ages haunted house at a real ranch, 7-9:30 p.m. Oct. 26-27, Rees Ranch, 2225 E. Rees Lane, Morgan. $3-$5, at the entrance.

SATURDAY

FRONT ROW FILM ROAST OF "FINAL DESTINATION"

Add a little humor to your Halloween with a roast of one of the greatest horror thrillers. This event includes a costume contest and other Halloween activities, 9:30 p.m. Oct. 27, Brewvies, 2293 Grant Ave., Ogden. $10, frontrowfilmroast.com.

ANNUAL BISON ROUNDUP

Hundreds of horseback riders round up hundreds of bison at this true Western experience. Food, music, educational booths and games will be available at White Rock Bay, 9 a.m. Oct. 27, Antelope Island, 4528 W. 1700 South, Syracuse. Park entrance fees apply, bring a can or box of food and get 20% off.

TRUNK-OR-TREAT AND AUTHOR EVENT

Decorate your cars, hand out candy, collect candy and get acquainted with some local authors, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Oct. 27, Avis Car Sales, 3079 Wall Ave., Ogden. FREE.

DIA DE LOS MUERTOS COMMUNITY FAIR

Celebrate and honor a deceased loved one at this event featuring crafts, dancing, food, trunk-or-treating, contests and more, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Oct. 27, Ben Lomond High School, 1080 9th St., Ogden. FREE.

HEMWICK WITH MACHINES OF MAN, BABY GURL, DEARTH

Heavy instrumental music and unforgettable performances, 8 p.m. Oct. 27, Funk ‘n Dive, 2550 Washington Blvd., Ogden. $5, at the door.

SAM PACE AND THE GILDED GRIT

Austin-based band that melds classic rock sounds like Clapton and Hendrix, 8:30 p.m. Oct. 27, Lighthouse Lounge, 130 25th St., Ogden. $5, at the door.

HOOBASTANK

Rockers from the 1990s on The Reason 15th Anniversary Tour, 8 p.m. Oct. 27, The Complex, 536 W. 100 South, Salt Lake City. $30, showclix.com.

BAND ON THE MOON

This dance cover band puts on a wild show, 10 p.m. Oct. 27, Brewski’s, 244 Historic 25th St., Ogden. $5, at the door.

DANZIG

Heavy metal band on their 30th anniversary tour, 6:30 p.m. Oct. 27, The Complex, 536 W. 100 South, Salt Lake City. $35, showclix.com.

HALLOWEEN BEER YOGA

Beer yoga returns with a special Halloween edition. Wear your costume for an all-levels yoga class followed by a beer tasting, 10 a.m. Oct. 27, Talisman Brewing Company, 1258 S. Gibson Ave., Ogden. $10, 385-389-2945.

WITCHSTOCK FESTIVAL

Join witches, zombies, monsters and more at this annual event featuring live entertainment, food, vendors, a zombie crawl, monster bash and more, 6-10 p.m. Oct. 27, Ogden Amphitheater, 343 25th St., Ogden. FREE.

NCM SPOOKTACULAR

Games, treats, a costume contest and more, 4-7 p.m. Oct. 27, Nurture the Creative Mind, 2501 Wall Ave., Ogden. FREE.

WEBER STATE UNIVERSITY HALLOWEEN CARNIVAL

Games, candy, fun and prizes for kids, costumes welcome, noon-4 p.m. Oct. 27, WSU Davis Campus, 2750 University Park Blvd., Layton.

HARTMAN HOGWARTS

Platform 9 3/4 opens for one night with butterbeer, a zip line, your favorite characters and more, 5-10 p.m. Oct. 27, 6101 Spring Canyon Road, Ogden. FREE.

FRIGHT TRAIN

The train is spookified for Halloween. Bring the whole family down for some frightful fun, noon-6 p.m. Oct. 27, Meadow Park, 631 E. Peterson Parkway, South Weber. FREE, donations appreciated.

HALLOWEEN PARTY

Have a scary good time with a live DJ, games, a buffet and more, 6:30-9:30 p.m. Oct. 27, Snowbasin Resort, 3925 E. Snowbasin Road. Reservations recommended. $19-$38, 801-620-1021.

HALLOWEEN SHOW: BEYOND THE UPSIDE DOWN

Desert Journey School of Dance wants to help you celebrate All Hallows’ Eve with spooky performances, 7 p.m. Oct. 27, Utah Arts Alliance, 663 W. 100 South, Salt Lake City. $5, at the door.

HALLOWEEN PARTY AT OGDEN EAGLES LODGE

Enjoy covers from 1.21 Gigawatts, a rib dinner, drinks, prizes, a photo booth and more, 9 p.m. Oct. 27, Eagles Lodge & Campground, FOE #2472, 975 Wall Ave., Ogden. $8, at the door.

THE HALLOWEEN HALF & 5K OGDEN

Preemptively work off your sugar, in your costume, 7 a.m. Oct. 27, Utah Military Academy, 5120 S. 1050 West, Riverdale. $29.99-$54.99, thehalloweenhalf.com/Ogden.

6TH ANNUAL BOO CREW BASH

Adults-only Halloween party featuring food, drinks, live DJ and more, 7 p.m.-midnight Oct. 27, Davis Conference Center, 1651 N. 700 West, Layton. $18/advance, $20/door, eventbrite.com.

TRICK-OR-TREAT HUNT

Hunt for Halloween eggs filled with prizes and candy, noon-1 p.m. Oct. 27, Willard Bay State Park, 900 W. 650 North, Willard. Park entrance fees apply.

PUMPKIN PALOOZA

Family fun Halloween-style with live shows, bounce houses, shopping, candy and more, noon-8 p.m. Oct. 27, Davis County Fairgrounds, 151 S. 1100 West, Farmington. FREE.

FORT DOUGLAS CEMETERY TOUR

Re-enactors will share the stories of people who reside in the Post Cemetery, 1 p.m. Oct. 27, Fort Douglas Cemetery, 405 Chipeta Way, Salt Lake City. FREE, donations welcome.

HARVEST PARTY

Celebrate the season with traditional games, crafts and treats, 1-2:30 p.m. Oct. 27, Weber County Library Southwest Branch, 2039 W. 4000 South, Roy. FREE.

HALLOWEEN HOOT

See the birds and enjoy Halloween activities, crafts and more, 9 a.m. Oct. 27-28 and 31, Tracy Aviary, 589 E. 1300 South, Salt Lake City. $7.95-$11.95, free for age 12-under in costume, tracyaviary.org.

SUNDAY

"HOCUS POCUS"

Watch the Disney Halloween classic for free while you brunch, 11:30 a.m. Oct. 28, Brewvies Ogden, 2293 Grant Ave., Ogden. FREE admission.

COSTUME PARTY AND PUMPKIN CARVING EVENT

Celebrate Halloween, 18 years in business and a new location with costumes and pumpkin carving, 5-9 p.m. Oct. 28, Jessie Jean’s on Historic 25th, 195 25th St., Suite 4, Ogden.

BRUNCH AND BLOODY MARYS WITH DAN DOSHIER

Local musician delivers unique sounds while you enjoy brunch and libations, noon-2 p.m. Oct. 28, Lighthouse Lounge, 130 25th St., Ogden. FREE admission, 801-392-3901.

MONDAY

MUMMY MADNESS

Fun family party featuring treats, games, crafts and more, 6:30-8 p.m. Oct. 29, Brigham City Fine Arts Center, 58 S. 100 West, Brigham City. Don’t forget to wear your costume. $5 per family, preregister at bcfineartscenter.org or 435-723-0740.

JOSH GROBAN

Global superstar on his fall 2018 arena tour with Idina Menzel, 7 p.m. Oct. 29, Vivint Smart Home Arena, 301 S. Temple, Salt Lake City. $32-$196, ticketmaster.com.

CARL BROEMEL

Member of My Morning Jacket brings his articulate, pensive yet energetic sounds on tour in support of his third solo album, 8 p.m. Oct. 29, The State Room, 638 S. State St., Salt Lake City. $24, ticketfly.com.

"THE EXORCIST"

Catch this horror classic at the Film Buff Free Movie, 10 p.m. Oct. 29, Brewvies Ogden, 2293 Grant Ave., Ogden. FREE admission.

HARRISVILLE CITY FALL FESTIVAL

Doughnuts, hot chocolate, trunk-or-treating, pumpkin walk and other fall favorites, 6-8 p.m. Oct. 29, Harrisville Main Park, 1350 N. Highway 89. FREE.

FLORENCE WILLIAMS

Journalist discusses her book "The Nature Fix: Why Nature Makes Us Happier, Healthier, and More Creative," 7 p.m. Oct. 29, Weber County Main Library, 2464 Jefferson Ave., Ogden. FREE.

TUESDAY

LORD OF THE DANCE

Cutting edge technology, special effects lighting, dancing robots, world champion acrobats, and a musical backdrop, 7:30 p.m. Oct. 30, Eccles Theater, 131 S. Main St., Salt Lake City. $31-$76, arttix.artsaltlake.org.

BROWN BAG FACULTY ART TALK

Each week, faculty members discuss ideas and inspiration behind their work, noon Oct. 30, Kimball Visual Arts Center’s Shaw Gallery, WSU, 3848 Harrison Blvd., Ogden. FREE.

FALL JAZZ CONCERT

The WSU Jazz Ensemble’s Swing Spectacular features the music of Glenn Miller, Benny Goodman and more, 7:30 p.m. Oct. 30, Val A. Browning Center for the Performing Arts, 1901 University Circle, Ogden. $4.50-$7, weberstatetickets.com, 801-626-8500.

WEDNESDAY

THRILLER: HALLOWEEN DANCE 2018

Show off your costume and dance the scares away. You can learn Thriller and win prizes, 8:30 p.m. Oct. 31, Ogden Union Station, 2501 Wall Ave., Ogden. $8, at the door.

ROY CITY TRUNK-OR-TREAT

Come out for trunk-or-treating, pumpkin walking and scarecrow decorating, plus food trucks and candy, 5 p.m. Oct. 31, Roy City, 5051 S. 1900 West, Roy. FREE.

6TH ANNUAL TRUNK-OR-TREAT

Bring your goodies, wear your costumes and enjoy this annual event featuring candy, refreshments and a spook alley, 5-8 p.m. Oct. 31, Leavitt’s Mortuary & Aultorest Memorial Park, 836 36th St., Ogden. FREE.

UINTAH CITY FIRE DEPARTMENT ANNUAL TRUNK-OR-TREAT

Meet the Uintah City Fire Department, play Halloween games and collect candy, 6-8 p.m. Oct. 31, Uintah City Fire Department, 2405 E. 6600 South, Uintah. FREE.

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