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Weekender Briefs: Events to get you in the Halloween spirit

Friday, Oct. 21

Being in Nature: An Exhibition of Landscape & Nature at the Dairy Barn Arts Center will go from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Located at 8000 Dairy Lane and sponsored by the Athens Photographic Project, the exhibit will feature art centered around nature.

Attendance: Free

Women Entrepreneurship Week: Workshop with Claire Coder will take place from 10:45 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. at Alden Library. Claire Coder, founder of Aunt Flow, will host a workshop sharing her journey of creating a healthcare business and building a global company. 

Attendance: Free

Cardio Dance Group Fitness Class at Ping Recreation Center’s Studio 219 will take place from 2 p.m. to 2:45 p.m. Set to popular music, the dance class provides a fast-paced workout that is fun and easy to follow. You must be a current student or member, or you will have to purchase a day pass to register and attend the class.

Attendance: Free, but must register 24 hours in advance

Saturday, Oct. 22

Halloween Spooktacular will take place at Burr Oak Lodge from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. Activities will include trick-or-treating for kids, horse-drawn wagon rides, pumpkin carving, face painting and a campfire with s’mores. The event will take place at 10220 Burr Oak Lodge Rd. 

Attendance: Free

Ceramic Cauldron Mugs Workshop will take place at the Hocking College Visual Arts Center from 3 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. The event is open to beginners and those with experience to learn how to make cauldron mugs. The location is 3301 Hocking Parkway in Nelsonville.

Attendance: $35

Haunted Library at Coolville Public Library will take place from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Attendees can walk through the haunted library and enjoy outdoor games at the entrance. This program is not intended for very young children. The event will take place at 26401 Main St. in Coolville.

Attendance: Free

Sunday, Oct. 23

Ohio Soccer vs. Western Michigan (Senior Day) match will take place from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. at Chessa Field, located at 121 S. Shafer St. The Ohio Women’s Soccer team will take on Western Michigan, and will be celebrating the senior class of the 2022-23 year. Free Steak ‘n Shake for Ohio University students will also be provided as supplies last.

Attendance: Free

Phi Delta Epsilon Pre-Med Fraternity Anatomy Fashion Show will be held in Baker Ballroom from 2 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. The event will consist of students being painted by artists to depict anatomically correct renditions of body systems, as well as other medical conditions. The proceeds will go toward the Children’s Miracle Network hospitals. 

Attendance: $5

School of Music presents: Palmetto Saxophone Quartet will see visiting artist group, Palmetto Saxophone Quarter, perform at Glidden Hall. The event starts at 4 p.m. and attendees can look forward to the musical talents of Clifford Leaman, Sheldon Johnson, Andrew J. Allen and Matthew Castner as they expertly perform saxophone pieces.

Attendance: Free


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