STARTING TONIGHT

The Charleston Alley Theatre presents George Bernard Shaw's 'Mrs. Warren's Profession,' running Oct. 26-29 at the CAT in Charleston, and Nov. 2-4 in the Lone Elm Room of the Mattoon train station. Tickets are $10. Reservations are available at 217-345-2287. All proceeds of the Oct. 26 performance will be donated to the Vaughn and Ruth Jaenike Access to the Arts Award through the EIU Foundation.

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Week of Oct. 27-Nov. 2

Friday

9 a.m., Seventh Annual Douglas County Area Good Life Fair, Tuscola Community Building, 122 W. North Central Ave., Tuscola, https://dchealthdept.org, 217-253-4137

10 a.m., Toddler Time, Mattoon Public Library, 1600 Charleston Ave., Mattoon, http://mattoonlibrary.org, 217-234-1717, jasmine@mattoonlibrary.org

10 a.m., Totally Untidy Tots, ages 2-5 with an adult, Effingham Public Library, 200 N. Third, Effingham, www.effinghamlibrary.org, 217-342-2464

10:30-11:30 a.m., Wits Fitness Brain Exercise, Cumberland County Life Center, 507 E. Main St., Toledo, www.facebook.com/cumberlandcountylifecenter/, 217-849-3965

1-3 p.m., White Elephant Bingo for Adults, Lovington Public Library, 110 W. State St., Lovington, www.lovingtonpld.us, 217-873-4468, lovingtonpld@gmail.com

3:30-5:30 p.m., National Chemistry Week Celebration: Geology-Themed Chemical Demonstrations, Urbana Free Library, 210 W. Green St., Urbana, http://urbanafreelibrary.org, 217-367-4069, administration@urbanafree.org

5-8 p.m., Trunk or Treat, Downtown, Broadway Ave. between 15th-17th St., Mattoon, 217-235-5786, matchamber@consolidated.net

5 p.m., Annual Halloween Celebration, Community Park, 201 E. Commercial St., Strasburg, www.strasburgil.com

5-11 p.m., Haunted Trail, General Dacey Trail, N. Ninth St., Shelbyville, 217-774-3951

5:30-8 p.m., Zombie Prom VI: Thriller on Elm Street, teens only, school or photo ID required, Urbana Free Library, 210 W. Green St., Urbana, http://urbanafreelibrary.org, 217-367-4069, administration@urbanafree.org

6-9 p.m., Ashmore Mentoring Program, Ashmore Community Center, 211 S. Illinois St., Ashmore, 217-382-5560, 217-349-8606, www.facebook.com/pages/Ashmore-Mentoring-Program-AMP/267027276725352

6 p.m. or 8 p.m., Halloween Percussion Concerts, Millikin University, Kirkland Fine Arts Center, 1184 W. Main St., Decatur, www.millikin.edu, 217-423-3189

6:30 p.m., Spooky Kooky Night, call 618-483-6856 to register, Ballard Nature Center, 5253 E. U.S. Highway 40, Altamont, www.ballardnaturecenter.org, ballardnc@frontiernet.net

7 p.m., Mattoon Fire Dept Costume Party to Benefit Operation Sleighride, American Legion Post 88, 1903 Maple Ave., Mattoon, 217-273-8723, jamieueleke@live.com

7 p.m., Holiday Trivia, proceeds benefit Special Olympics Illinois, for questions or to reserve a spot please call Chris 217-343-6707 or Tim 217-690-9442, American Legion, 200 W. Washington St., Effingham

7 p.m., Girls Next Door performs, 18+, Canopy Club, 708 S. Goodwin Ave., Urbana, http://canopyclub.com, 217-344-2263

7 p.m., Trent Harmon and Kalie Shorr perform, The City Center, 505 S. Chestnut, Champaign, www.citycenterchampaign.com, 217-954-0556

7:30-9 p.m., An Evening with Comedian Don Friesen, Lake Land College Theatre, 5001 Lake Land Blvd., Mattoon, http://backlandradio.com/concerts, 217-929-8657, thewhip@backlandradio.com

7:30 p.m., Gala Homecoming Concert featuring UI Wind Symphony, UI Wind Orchestra, and the Marching Illini, Krannert Center for the Performing Arts, 500 S. Goodwin Ave., Urbana, www.krannertcenter.com, 217-333-6280

8-11 p.m., Halloween Bash, Tuscan Hills Winery, 2200 Historic Hills Dr., Effingham, www.effinghamwinery.com, 217-347-9463

8 p.m., Warrant performs with special guest Steelheart, Effingham Performance Center, 1325 W. Outer Belt, Effingham, http://the-epc.org/, 217-540-2788

8 p.m., Comedian Trevor Noah, State Farm Center, 1800 S. First St., Champaign, www.statefarmcenter.com, 217-333-2923

9 p.m., Wreckless Halloween, Infusion Bar & Banquet Center, 2882 N. Dineen, Decatur, http://infusiondecatur.com/bar/, 217-875-2416

Saturday

8 a.m.-noon, Effingham Farmer's Market, Effingham County Courthouse Square, 100 E. Jefferson St., Effingham, http://facebook.com/effinghamfarmersmarket, 217-663-2234

9 a.m.-noon, Pumpkinfest, The Fields Church, 900 Dewitt Ave. E., Mattoon, www.thefieldslive.com, 217-234-2795, info@thefieldslive.com

9-11 a.m., EVS Conservation Day: Warbler Woods, Daileyville Rd. (Co. Rd. 1470 N.), Charleston, www.embarrasstewards.org, 217-549-1555, thorsenhutton@gmail.com

10-11 a.m., Chess Club, 2nd-8th grades, Mattoon Public Library, 1600 Charleston Ave., Mattoon, http://mattoonlibrary.org, 217-234-2621

10-11 a.m., Story Time, ages 3-7 with adult, EIU Booth Library, 600 Lincoln Ave., Charleston, www.library.eiu.edu, 217-581-8442, mkmcdaniel@eiu.edu

10 a.m.-noon, Fall Festival, Mattoon Rehabilitation and Health Care Center, 2121 S. Ninth St., Mattoon, 217-235-7138

10 a.m.-3 p.m., Monroe Fall Festival, Monroe Art Studio, 708 Monroe St., Charleston, www.facebook.com/monroeart708/, 217-348-1514, monroeartstudio@gmail.com

Noon-6 p.m., Kids Paranormal Day, Ashmore Estates, 22645 E. Co. Rd. 1050 N., Ashmore, www.hauntedashmoreestates.net, 888-271-4000

1 p.m., Third Annual Photography Contest Awards Day, Douglas County Museum, 700 S. Main St., Tuscola, www.douglascountymuseum.org, 217-253-2535, douglascountymuseum@hotmail.com

2 p.m., Intermediate Chess Class, all ages, registration required, Effingham Public Library, 200 N. Third, Effingham, www.effinghamlibrary.org, 217-342-2464

2-4 p.m., A Spooktacular Family-friendly Halloween Event, Orpheum Children's Science Museum, 346 N. Neil, Champaign, www.orpheumkids.com, 217-352-5895

3-5 p.m., Doggies in Disguise, all proceeds will go to the Douglas County Animal Shelter to help with spaying and neutering costs, The Vault Art Gallery, 100 N. Main St., Tuscola, www.facebook.com/VaultArtGallery/, 217-599-1215, thevaultarts@gmail.com

4:30-8:30 p.m., Halloween at Evergreen, Evergreen Hollow Park, 1201 N. Maple St., Effingham, www.effinghamparkdistrict.org/facilities/evergreen.aspx, 217-342-4415, office@effinghampd.org

5-8 p.m., Trunk or Treat Family Night, Grace Fellowship Church, 2220 Western Ave., Mattoon, http://gracefellowshipmattoon.org, 217-234-6064, gracefellowshipmattoon@gmail.com

5 p.m., Halloween Harvest Parade, Stewardson Community Building, 108 S. Pine, Stewardson, www.stewardsonil.com, 217-682-5710

5-8 p.m., Kidd Kaddilac's Annual Halloween Bash, Infusion Bar & Banquet Center, 2882 N. Dineen, Decatur, http://infusiondecatur.com/bar/, 217-875-2416

5-8 p.m., Nightmare on Grove Street, Douglass Community Center, 512 E. Grove St., Champaign, https://champaignparks.com/project/ages-13-18/douglass-community-center/, 217-398-2573, tiffany.white@champaignparks.com

5:30-7 p.m., Trunk or Treat, Downtown Martinsville, 217-276-7578

6 p.m., Walk-Thru Costume Contest, Jackpot Joe's Bar & Gaming, 1919 Western Ave., Mattoon, www.facebook.com/jackpotjoes/, 217-234-9531

6 p.m., St. Mary School PTG Fourth Annual Trivia Night, Immaculate Conception Parish Center, 1920 Richmond Ave., Mattoon, www.facebook.com/stmaryPTG/, 217-235-0431

6-8 p.m., Trunk or Treat, Moose Lodge, 1212 Broadway Ave., Mattoon, www.facebook.com/Mattoon-Moose-Lodge-803-746016192098025/, 217-235-5290

6-9 p.m., Torchlight Halloween Hike, Pumpkin Carving Contest & Wiener Roast, Lincoln Log Cabin State Historic Site, 420 S. Lincoln Hwy., Lerna, www.lincolnlogcabin.org, 217-345-1845, lsff@lincolnlogcabin.org

7-9 p.m., Alex Walker performs, Jackson Avenue Coffee, 708 Jackson Ave., Charleston, www.jacksonavenuecoffee.com, 217-345-5283, dan@jacksonavenuecoffee.com

7-9 p.m., Mackville Bluegrass performs, Old State Road Christian Church, 13982 Old State Rd., Charleston, www.disciplesofchrist.org, 217-345-3003, osrccsecretary@consolidated.net

7-9 p.m., Asa Creek performs, Old Country Church, 108 N. Main, Findlay, 217-756-8852, wotsport@frontiernet.net

7-10 p.m., Just Country performs, Pla-Mor Danceland, 1300 E. Third St., Pana, www.facebook.com/PlaMorDanceland, 217-823-5535 or 618-283-1314, pla_mor_danceland@yahoo.com

7 p.m., Ladies Of The '80s: Debbie Gibson, Lisa Lisa, and Jody Watley, Genesee Theatre, 203 N. Genesee St., Waukegan, 800-982-2787

7:30 p.m., BritBeat, Millikin University, Kirkland Fine Arts Center, 1184 W. Main St., Decatur, www.millikin.edu/kirkland, 217-423-3189

7:30 p.m., Chicago Symphony Orchestra performs, Krannert Center for the Performing Arts, 500 S. Goodwin Ave., Urbana, www.krannertcenter.com, 217-333-6280

8-11 p.m., Halloween Party Featuring Sister Kate, American Legion Post 88, 1903 Maple Ave., Mattoon, www.legionpost88.com, 217-234-7155, raylwayne@yahoo.com

8 p.m., Champaign Ladies Amateur Wrestling: A Benefit Show for Three Spinners, 18+, Canopy Club, 708 S. Goodwin Ave., Urbana, http://canopyclub.com, 217-344-2263

8:30 p.m., Halloween Party, Suite Dreams Hotel, 300 Broadway Ave. E., Mattoon, www.suitedreamshotel.com, 217-234-8600

9 p.m., The Castle's Creepshow, The Castle, 1828 Olive Ave., Mattoon, www.facebook.com/CastlePubGaming/, 217-235-4841, castleinnlounge@gmail.com

9 p.m., A Night to Dismember, Windsor's Pub, 1000 Maine St., Windsor, www.facebook.com/WindsorsPub, 217-240-8396

9:30 p.m., Halloween Party: Miles Over Mountains performs, Macs' Uptowner, 623 Monroe Ave., Charleston, www.facebook.com/macs.uptowner, 217-345-4622

10 p.m., The Rocky Horror Picture Show, Effingham Performance Center, 1325 W. Outer Belt, Effingham, http://the-epc.org/, 217-540-2788

10 p.m., Brushville Halloween Bash, The City Center, 505 S. Chestnut, Champaign, www.citycenterchampaign.com, 217-954-0556

Sunday

8 a.m., Run for the Beads 5k & 1 Mile Crawfish Crawl, St. John's Lutheran Church, 200 Charleston Ave., Mattoon, www.stjls-mattoon.com, 217-234-4923, office@stjohns-mattoon.org

Noon-1 p.m., Fall Centerpiece Workshop: Succulent Pumpkins, pre-registration required at http://delightflowerfarm.com/product/fall-centerpiece-workshop-succulent-pumpkins-at-riggs/, Riggs Beer Company, 1901 S. High Cross Rd., Urbana, www.riggsbeer.com, 217-718-5345, gail@riggsbeer.com

1-4 p.m., Fall Harvest Festival, Rock Springs Nature Center, 3939 Nearing Lane, Decatur, www.maconcountyconservation.org, 217-423-7708

2-5 p.m., Black Magic Johnson Blues Band performs, Willow Ridge Winery, 1796 N. 1475 East Rd., Shelbyville, www.willowridgewinery.com, 217-738-2323

2-4 p.m., Halloween Parade, Maple Street parade route, Effingham, www.effinghamsunriserotary.com, 217-347-5181 or 217-342-4147, nearnest@westcpa.com

2-4:30 p.m., Canvas & Corks Orchard Painting Party, Curtis Orchard & Pumpkin Patch, 3902 S. Duncan Rd., Champaign, www.facebook.com/CanvasAndCorksStudioPaintingParty/, 217-841-6374, heatherart1976@yahoo.com

3 p.m., UI Low Brass Spooktacular, Krannert Center for the Performing Arts, 500 S. Goodwin Ave., Urbana, www.krannertcenter.com, 217-333-6280

3-5 p.m., Celebrate All Soul's Day, Beads N Botanicals, 117 N. Broadway Ave., Urbana, http://beadsnbotanicals.com, 217-365-9355, beadsnbotanicals@gmail.com

4 p.m., Kids' Halloween Party, American Legion Post 88, 1903 Maple Ave., Mattoon, www.legionpost88.com, 217-234-7155, raylwayne@yahoo.com

4-6 p.m., Free Trunk or Treat, American Legion, 8 E. Strain St., Sullivan, www.smysercc.org, 217-752-6896, smyser@smysercc.org

6 p.m., Fright Night Featuring the Eastern Symphony Orchestra, EIU Doudna Fine Arts Center, 1860 Seventh St., Charleston, www.eiu.edu/doudna/, 217-581-3110, doudnatix@eiu.edu

Monday

8-11 a.m., Hay and Livestock Auction, Arthur Sale Barn, 1204 Vine St., Arthur, 217-543-3255

9:30 a.m., Monday Morning Makers, Elizabeth Titus Memorial Library, 2 W. Water St., Sullivan, www.sullivanil.us/library/library.html, 217-728-7221

10:30 a.m., 1:15 p.m., or 5:30 p.m., Preschool Story Time, Charleston Carnegie Public Library, 712 Sixth St., Charleston, www.charlestonlibrary.org, 217-345-1514

10:30-11:30 a.m., Knot Just Knitting with Jan Voss, Lovington Public Library, 110 W. State St., Lovington, www.lovingtonpld.us, 217-873-4468, lovingtonpld@gmail.com

4-5 p.m., Bedtime Math's Crazy 8's Club Grades K-2nd, Elizabeth Titus Memorial Library, 2 W. Water St., Sullivan, www.sullivanil.us/library/library.html, 217-728-7221

5 p.m., Halloween Party, Community Center, 122 N. Central Ave., Tuscola, www.tuscolalibrary.org, 217-253-3812

6 p.m., Charleston Chess Club, Bob's Bookstore, 303 Lincoln, Charleston, http://bobsbookstore.net, 217-345-2627

6:30 p.m., Kindness Rocks, Arcola Public Library District, 407 E. Main St., Arcola, www.arcola.lib.il.us, 217-268-4477, arcolaapl@consolidated.org

7 p.m., Uncorked Book Discussion: The Dry, Village Wine and Gifts, 109 S. Banker St., Effingham, www.effinghamlibrary.org, 217-342-2464

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