• Blacktop Mojo/ 3 Parts Dead/ Psycle

    Five-piece heavy band. Modern metalcore. As opposed to that old-timey metalcore.

    October 26 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
  • Alton Brown Live – Beyond The Eats

    Comedy, music, highly unusual cooking demos, and potentially dangerous sciencey stuff.

    October 26 @ 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
  • WaterFire

    Partial lighting. WaterFire’s 25th Birthday Celebration!

    October 27 @ 12:00 am
  • Richie Ramone/ Public Nature/ Shore City/ Dying Undiscovered

    Hardcore Punk band.

    October 28 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • Elvis Costello & The Imposters


    October 28 @ 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
  • The Rocky Horror Picture Show

    The cult classic with a twist returns!

    October 28 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
  • Samantha Fish

    Singer-songwriter and guitarist.

    October 28 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
  • Kyle Rathbun

    Multi-instrumentalist and songwriter.

    October 28 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
  • Creepy Cabaret

    Halloween themed event featuring music, comedy, and drag: featuring DJ Dusknight, Krylo Dance Studios, Clowns and more.

    October 28 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
  • Melt

    Pop songs with ethereal jam-sections.

    October 29 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • Bob Marley

    Not THAT Bob Marley – the stand up comic.

    October 29 @ 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
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  • The Haunting of Hill House

    Add this Westerly play to your spooky schedule: Veteran Director John Cillino’s artistic vision emphasizes the complex, frightening and tender moments of this sinister tale.

    October 29 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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    One event on October 17, 2021 at 2:00 pm

    One event on October 22, 2021 at 7:30 pm

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  • Get The Led Out

    Tribute from the bombastic and epic, to the folky and mystical.

    October 29 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
  • Tee Grizzley: “Built for Whatever” Tour

    Jackboy will be joining the Detroit native on the trek, as the Sniper Gang rapper appeared on a pair of tracks from the Grizzley’s LP.

    October 29 @ 9:00 pm - October 30 @ 12:00 am
  • Halloween Party at the Elks

    Enter the Lodge for scares and classic rock. The elks have horns… who else has horns? Bwahahaha.

    October 30 @ 12:00 am
  • Space Forest

    A Halloween Story: Glowing glam-camping in the woods featuring tarot readings, movie showings, rave dancing and more. Organized by Grimoire Academy.

    October 30 @ 12:00 am
  • Halloween at the Castle

    PVD’s original murder house and one of its most interesting architectural attractions, inside and out, hosts this ever creepy, slightly haunted, high-falootin’ fear fest with ample drinkage, catering, tarot, aura readings and more. Must buy tickets in advance.

    October 30 @ 12:00 am
  • Whitney/ Renee Reed

    Indie folk-rock from Chi-town.

    October 30 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm


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