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Wed., Oct. 24

72. HAUNTED HOUSE — ScareHouse. If you’re looking to get really spooky, ScareHouse is the place. This haunted house has been voted Best Haunted Attraction by City Paper readers four years running. Prepare to be scared. 118 Locust St., Etna. General admission $17.99-25. scarehouse.com

Thu., Oct. 25

73. PARADE — Bloomfield Halloween Parade. Get your blankets or lawn chairs and mark your territory. The Bloomfield Halloween Parade is heading into its 50th year. Over 10,000 people are expected to line the streets for this spectacular display of costumes, marchers, and, of course, candy. 7:30 p.m. Free. 4826 Liberty Ave., Bloomfield.

74. STAGE — Sherlock Holmes and the West End Horror. When a theater critic is murdered, Holmes and Watson set out to find the culprit, and along the way meet famous writers such as Oscar Wilde and H.G Wells. This story is not an Arthur Conan Doyle original, but still encompasses his spirit. Continues through Oct 27. Times vary. Little Lake Theatre, 500 Lakeside Drive, Canonsburg. $21-22.50. littlelake.org

Fri., Oct. 26

75. MUSIC — Alice Cooper. Schooooool’s in for Autumn. Doesn’t exactly have the same ring as Alice Cooper’s original? Then go ask the Godfather of Shock Rock to sing it himself. This isn’t Summer Guide, people. A Paranormal Evening with Alice Cooper is part of local radio station WDVE’s Halloween Party. 7 p.m. Stage AE, 400 North Shore Drive, North Side. $45. promowestlive.com

Sat., Oct. 27

76. KID — Aviary Owl-o-Ween. Kids of all ages will hoot for joy when the National Aviary presents Owl-o-Ween. Break out Halloween costumes for an annual harvest festival that includes crafts, candy, and animal encounters. Meet feathered friends and snap photos with raptors, owls, and other nocturnal creatures. 10-5 p.m. National Aviary, 700 Arch St., North Side. $16/adults, $14/kids. aviary.org

77. HAUNTED — Witch Fest. Iron your cloaks, stiffen your hats, and get those fingernails a-growing because Witch Festival 2018 is upon us. This event features food, drinks, and vendors with spooky items such as crystals and taxidermy. Also, there is an array of witch costumes from Wizard of Oz to Hocus Pocus. 3 p.m. Monongahela Aquatorium, 200 Railroad St., Monongahela. monaquatorium.org

Sun., Oct. 28

78. DANCE — Cri Des Nago. Haitian dance company Ayikodans combines aspects of traditional Caribbean culture and history with modern movement and choreography. This group’s innovative performances are powerful and passionate, incorporating dance, song, and acrobatics. This is the U.S. premiere of its show, Cri Des Nago. 2 p.m. August Wilson Center, Downtown. $20-35. culturaldistrict.org/awc

79. MUSIC — Lil Yachty. Sampling some late 1990s nostalgia with super catchy hooks, rapper Lil Yachty is bringing his talents to North Side. This New York-based artist has teamed with DRAM and Tee Grizzly in the past. He's joined on this tour by Bhad Bhabie, aka Danielle Bregoli of "cash me outside" fame. Yeah, her. 8 p.m. Stage AE. 400 North Shore Drive, North Side. $27.50-30. ticketmaster.com

Mon., Oct. 29

80. ART — Artists in Residence. Identical Brazilian street artists OSGEMEOS (Portuguese for “the twins”) are a highlight in this new Artists in Residence program at the Mattress Factory. Four other artists have also done installation pieces, including Pittsburgh sculptor William Earl Kofmehl, III. Continues through Aug. 4, 2019. Mattress Factory, 500 Sampsonia Way, North Side. mattress.org

Tue., Oct. 30

81. STAGE — Pipeline. Playwright Dominique Morisseau returns to City Theatre with Pipeline. This award-winning drama explores inequalities in the American education system through the story of a black, inner-city teacher who faces some hard truths when her son risks expulsion from a prestigious, mostly white private school. Continues through Nov. 18. Times vary. City Theatre, 1300 Bingham St., South Side. $35. citytheatre.culturaldistrict.org


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