By in events on Oct 30, 2017 |

There's more in London this Halloweek than the bars on Richmond Row! Celebrate the beginning of November with festivals and other fun events! (October 30th to November 5th)

 

Monday, October 30th

Harry Potter Trivia Night

You're not going crazy, another Harry Potter Trivia Night is commencing! Come dressed up in costume to win the best costume contest, and enjoy a special Harry Potter menu. Free entry. 

  • The Western Grad Club, 1151 Richmond St
  • October 30th.
  • 7pm -11pm.
  • 19+ event. 

Click here for the Facebook event page. 

Tuesday, October 31st:

Pumpkin Drop 2017
We all know the eng kids are crazy... and here they go again with their annual Pumpkin Drop fundraiser. Engineers Without Borders Western will be dropping a 400lb pumpkin from 120 feet in the air. Trust us, it's cooler than it sounds. Free with recommended donation to Engineers Without Borders
 
  • UC Hill, Western University.
  • October 31st.
  • 12:30pm - 1:30pm.
  • All ages. 

Click here for more information about Engineers Without Borders. 

Click here for the Facebook event page. 

Haunt The Café: Halloween at The Cardboard Café

If clubbing at Frog isn't exactly your element, check out a fun alternative- boardgames with your friends! The Cardboard Café will be $3 all day and if you show up in costume, you get a free bowl of candy for your table! $3.

  • The Cardboard Café, 114 Dundas St.
  • October 31st.
  • 12pm - 11pm.
  • All ages. 

Click here for the Facebook event page. 

HEROBUST

Craving a rave? You won't want to miss out on the wub dubs of dubstep! Dance until you drop all night long but be sure to not miss the openers FDJT, RUZZER, CRASH & BURN. $15.

  • London Music Hall, 185 Queens Ave.
  • October 31st.
  • 10pm.
  • 19+ event. 

Click here for the Facebook event page

Click here to purchase tickets. 

WEDNESDAY, November 1st :

Your Memorial

You've said goodbye to October, now it's time to say goodbye to Your Memorial. If you're a fan of hardcore, you won't want to miss this show. Openers are In Search Of Solace, The/Order, and Rise Of Ares. $10.

  • Rum Runners, 178 Dundas Street.
  • November 1st.
  • 7pm - 12am.
  • All ages. 

Click here for the Facebook event page. 

Click here to purchase tickets. 

How to Lose a Guy in Ten Sketches

The Huron Underground Dramatic Society has surfaced for their first show of the year. Show your support by coming down to enjoy sketches that'll be so dam funny. $5.

  • Room v-214, Huron at Western.
  • November 1st.
  • 8pm.
  • All ages. 

Click here for the Facebook event page. 

THURSDAY, November 2nd:

Deep Dark Woods

The spooky prairie folk fused with California psychedelia of The Deep Dark Woods is perfect to end your Halloweek. You won't want to miss their openers, Livia and the Creepy Crawlies, Alex Mason, and a frequent CHRW Chart Topper: Mountain of Wolves. $10.

  • London Music Hall, 185 Queens Street 
  • November 2nd.
  • 8pm - 10pm.
  • All ages. 

Click here for the Facebook event page. 

Click here to buy tickets.

Job Fair!

If you've noticed your wallet slimming and are in serious need of a job, come on down to the Hutton House Job Fair. Representatives from various job agencies will be waiting and ready to help you kickstart your career. Free.

  • Hutton House Learning Centre - Cherryhill Village Mall, 301 Oxford Street W
  • November 2nd.
  • 4pm - 7pm.
  • All ages. 

Click here for the Facebook event page. 

Stair Climb for Charity!

It may be winter, but that's no reason to lose your summer bod! Join others in climbing up all 472 stairs to the top of One London Place! United Way and Scotiabank are working together to fundraise for United Way funded programs and services in London and Middlesex County. Registration is required. 

  • One London Place 255 Queens Ave.
  • November 2nd.
  • 7am - 7pm.
  • All ages. 

Click here for the Facebook event page.

Click here for more information.

ALL WEEKEND LONG:

Good Vibes Only Festival

If you're stuck in a rut, or simply just want to spread your positivity, come out to the Good Vibes Only Festival! With 17 bands and DJs spread over 3 days, get ready for some funk, reggae, tech-house, beatbox, ska, bass... and more! There will even be vendors selling art and unique treasures. $25 - $50.

  • Rum Runners, 176 Dundas Street 
  • November 3-5.
  • 8pm-2am.
  • 19+ event. 

Click here for the Facebook event page. 

Click here to buy tickets. 

Wordsfest

To all budding writers: Wordsfest is the place for you! The festival is a celebration of books, poetry, song, children's literature, writing for the screen and stage, new media, spoken word performances and more. You'll be able to listen to various authors and speakers, and even submit to a zine that gets published by the end of the fest. $15 - $20. 

  • Various Locations
  • November 3-5.
  • 10am - 7pm.
  • All ages. 

Click here for the website and to purchase tickets. 

FRIDAY, November 3rd:

Farmers Market

There's nothing better than food. Wait, no, FRESH food. Instead of reaching Weldon, stop by the Masonville Branch of the London Public Library to shop at the local farmers market! There will also be a Indonesian-inspired snack bar. Free. 

  • North London Farmers Market, 30 N Center Road
  • November 3rd.
  • 3pm - 7pm.
  • All ages. 

Click here for the Facebook event page. 

Dining in the Dark

Have you seen those TV segments where people enter a room of darkness and are unsure of what they're eating? You can now test out the experience! The Deaf Blind society will be putting on a sensory dining experience to raise awareness of what it's like to have a sensory impairment. $85.

  • Windermere Manor, 200 Collip Circle.
  • November 3rd.
  • Doors at 6pm, dinner at 7pm.
  • All ages. 

Click here for more information. 

Click here to buy tickets. 

 SATURDAY, November 4th:

24 Hour Theatre: A Tribute to A Very Potter Musical

Have you heard of 24 hour theatre? Neither had I. Come out for 24 hours to witness all of your favorite Harry Potter characters on stage in never before seen scenes. They'll be excited, tired, and without a doubt hilarious. $10 for non members. 

  • Kings college, DL 012.
  • November 4th.
  • 7pm.
  • All ages. 

Click here for the Facebook event page.

MCAT Prep

Saturdays are for the boys, so bring them onto campus to further their education! Come out for a free mock MCAT. If you're stressing for your MCAT, forget destressing at the bar, and try studying instead. (You can always celebrate afterwards.) Free, must be registered. 

  • Room TBD, Western University.
  • November 4th.
  • 9am - 4:30pm.
  • All ages. 

Click here for the Facebook event page.

Click here to register. 

SUNDAY, November 5th:

Periphery and Animals As Leaders

What's progressive metal? Come find out. Rock out to Periphery and Animals As Leaders with special guests Car Bomb, who are sure to blow you away. 

  • London Music Hall, 185 Queens Ave.
  • November 5th.
  • 6pm - 9pm.
  • All ages. 

Click here for the Facebook event page.

Click here to purchase tickets.

Have a great week! 

(Cover image credit: northwestcrossing.com)