Edmonton Weekend Guide: October 28-30

It’s nearly All Hallows’ Eve. This weekend mixes the right amount of fright with delight. Get ready to scream your way through the weekend.

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Scare Tactics
Screamfest

What: Five haunted houses, a scary maze and a coffin waiting for you.
Why: Wanna see something scary?
Where: Northlands (Wayne Gretzky Drive and 118 Avenue). Tickets start at $20.
When: Friday, October 28 – Monday, October 31

A Ghoulish Field
Farm of Fear
What: The corn maze transforms into the Farm of Fear.
Why: Haunted barns, a spooky farm yard and an eerie cornfield.
Where:26101 SH 627, Spruce Grove. $12 per person.
When: October 28-29, 21 from 7pm-10pm nightly

Murderous Musical
Chicago
What: A tale of justice featuring Roxie Hart, a jazz age chorus and a smooth talking lawyer.
Why: Combine it with dinner at Bistro La Persaud for a evening of theatre and culinary delights.
Where: La Cite Francophone (8627 91 Street). Tickets $23/person.
When: October 28 to November 4. Most nights at 7:30pm.

The Write Stuff
Citizen Journalism: A Workshop for Writers
What: Learn the storytelling and information-gathering skills to be a ‘citizen journalist’ and participate in the coverage of local events.
Why: Taught by an editor, you’ll learn story idea generation, interviewing techniques and story structure.
Where: Edmonton Journal Community Newsroom (10006 101 Street)
When: Saturday, October 29 from 9am-12:30pm

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