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Independence House trunk or treat  — 1-3 p.m., treats, games, prizes, hayrack rides, face painting and mini ponies. Independence House, 5500 S. Coddington St. 402-475-7755.

Boo at the Zoo — 5:30 p.m. Lincoln Children's Zoo, 1222 S. 27th St. 402-475-6741,

Fall Craft Fair  — 8 a.m.-2 p.m., silent auction, $4 lunch, bake sale, other items for sale proceeds benefit outreach project. New Hope United Methodist Church, 1205 N. 45th St. 402-217-9306.

Fright nights movie — "The Exorcist," 10 p.m., $5. Lincoln Grand Cinema, 1101 P St. 402-323-6721 or

Great Scott Pumpkin Carving Extravaganza  — 1:30-4:30 p.m., $5 for a gutted pumpkin ready to carve, tools and patterns provided. Adult beverages available for sale. ChezSoDo, 440 S. 11th St.

Hy-Vee Halloween — 1-3 p.m., trick-or-treating and other activities. All local Hy-Vee locations.

Harleyween Party  — 11 a.m.-3 p.m., trick or treating, contest for $100 gift card, games, snack bar. Frontier Harley Davidson, 205 Northwest 40th St. 402-466-9100.

Hyde Observatory — View space through three telescopes, sundown-11 p.m., Holmes Lake Park, 3701 S. 70th St. 402-441-7094.

"How to Scare a Ghost" reading — 11 a.m., kids' story time, plus grilled cheese sandwich and milk for $4. Barnes and Noble, SouthPointe Pavilions, 2910 Pine Lake Road. 402-421-7979.  

Hurts Donut Run — 8 a.m. packet pick-up, 10 a.m. race starts. Holmes Lake Park, 70th Street and Normal Boulevard. More information: (search hurts donut run)

Meow and Chow — 5-10 p.m., fundraiser for Lincoln Animal Ambassadors and The Cat House, including bingo, prizes, raffles, food, all-you-can-eat soup, bread, dessert, beverages, costume contest and raffle. People for the Center in Need, 3901 N. 27th St. 402-817-1168.

Nebraska Archaeological Society Meeting — 1:30 p.m., speaker Jade Robison. Walt Branch Library, 6701 S. 14th St. 402-564-4572.

Nebraska Herbal Society Meeting — 9:30 a.m.-noon, Alie Mayes, watchable wildlife biologist for the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission, speaks on "Bats as Pollinators." Vine Congregational Church, 1800 Twin Ridge Road. 520-481-1128.

Nebraska Dylexia Association Fall Celebration — 9 a.m., speaker Dr. Tanya Ihlo. Phoenix Academy, 1110 N. 66th St. 402-434-6434.

Read to a Dog — 4-5:30 p.m., program for kids to practice reading aloud to a dog; Eiseley Branch Library, 1530 Superior St.

Stamp Collecting Day  — 10 a.m.-4 p.m., 10,000 postage stamps, collecting tools, gongs, catalogs, mounts, albums, and more. Free. Unitarian Church, 6300 A St.

Trunk or treat — 11 a.m.-1 p.m., includes free hot dog lunch. Holy Savior Lutheran Church, 4710 N. 10th St. 402-434-3325. St. 

Veterans Administration Art Show — 9 a.m. Lincoln Veterans Administration Clinic, auditorium, CCTV room, 600 S. 70th St. 402-314-1496.  


1st Avenue — The Rewind, Miss Taken, The Hype, 7 p.m.

Bodega's Alley — Zeta June,  MRMC$, 9 p.m.

Brewsky's — Blazin Pianos, 8 p.m.-1 a.m.  

Cappy's Hotspot Bar & Grill  — Whiskey Bent, 9:30 p.m.  

CJ's Neighborhood Bar & Grill  — Hayseed Cowboys, 8:30 p.m.-12:30 a.m.

Deer Springs Winery — Boo Koo Ka Jube, 7 p.m. 

Plum Crazy Lounge —  Exile on O, 8 p.m. 

Gratitude Cafe & Bakery — C.A. Waller, 7-9 p.m.

Gray's Keg Saloon  — Chickn' Fried Moses, 9 p.m.

Miller Time Pub Plaza Patio — UNL Alumni Pep Band, 7:30 a.m. until the team leaves.

Rosie's Sports Bar & Grill  — AMFM, 8 p.m.-midnight.

Single Barrel — Sidetrack Band, 8 a.m. until game time, then after the game till 8 p.m.

Zoo Bar — Lil Ed and the Blues Imperials, 6 p.m.  


Ross Media Arts Center — "The Old Man & the Gun" (PG-13), 5:15 p.m., 7:15 p.m., 9:15 p.m.; "We the Animals" (R), 12:50 p.m., 2:55 p.m., 5 p.m., 9:10 p.m.; "La Fanciulla del est (NR), 11:55 a.m.; "The Healing of Harman" (NR), 7 p.m., 313 N. 13th St. 

Upcoming events 

Dedication to Seng Park  — Renaming of the University Place Park to Seng Park in honor of former Mayor Colleen Seng, 3 p.m. Sunday, 49th and Francis streets. 402-441-7547.

Good Life Halfsy  — 7:30 a.m. Sunday start, 11:30 a.m. finish. Seacrest Field, 7400 A St., to Railyard.

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