A bag full of Halloween events; MIT Annual Family Weekend Concert; “The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee”; Boston Hassle presents “Storytime at the Ape’s Nest”; and the Comicazi Cookie Clash.
“House of Irreverence” comedy party; Outdoor movie night in Harvard Square and indoors marathon at MIT; Halloween parties and events; The Massachusetts Independent Comics Expo; and “He Is Dead” staged reading and “Tomes of Terror” radio play.
All-Female Reading of “Night of the Living Dead”; “Tiny & Short: A Drop in the Bucket” dance; Halloween Party & Costume Contest; Found Footage Festival; and Halal-oween fundraiser with The Kominas and Hot Molasses.
Halloween Haunted Ball; The Massachusetts Independent Comics Expo; Mendelssohn, Dvorak and Beethoven by Longy; “Too Punk for Halloween” and “Growing Up Spooky” cover shows; and “Nosferatu” with live musical accompaniment.
Harvard Ballet’s “Oz”; “Feel the Horn: The Orange Rhino Rally” street theater; Lovecraft’s “Tales Outside Time and Space” with Flat Earth Theatre; SomerStreets Monster Mashed Up festival; and the Druid Underground Film Festival.
The combination of election season and Halloween season is best viewed – with a plastic smock to keep the blood off – at ImprovBoston. In addition to the 14th GoreFest, there are three more special shows campaigning for attention this fall.
It’s baaaaaaack … and like a lot of sequels, the second annual HorrorFest being put on by Cambridge Community Television is bigger and has a different setting.
Silent film screening of “Faust” with live music; Halloween Horror Marathon; Taza Chocolates’ Fifth Annual Day of the Dead Celebration; “The Tragedy of Macbeth”; and the “Everything Is Terrible! Legends” live show.
There’s plenty going on in events and even Halloween-style dining throughout Cambridge and Somerville from now through Oct. 31, ranging from free art and films to an $85 four-course holiday-themed tasting menu.
Dr. Gasp’s 13th Annual Halloween Extravaganza; Sarah Vowell reads from “Lafayette in the Somewhat United States”; Community Football Day; Speakers’ Circle with Art Collins and Neiel Israel; and Patsy Cline Tribute with Niki Luparelli.