UNCG Campus Weekly

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Spartan Halloween happenings

102616feature_spartanhalloweenFrights are afoot on campus. See details below for UNCG events: spooky artifacts, a haunted house, family event, ghost hunting and a Halloween organ recital.

Hops into History

Archivists from UNCG and Wake Forest University will present a special, spooky Hops into History at Gibb’s Hundred Brewing Company on Thursday, Oct 27. You’ll have a chance to see some of the creepiest items from both library collections, such as death masks, Victorian poetry, frightening illustrations and a pair of “dead man’s boots.” Coloring books for kids and doggie treats for any visiting history hounds. Baconessence food truck will be there from 6 to 9 p.m. The event begins at 5 p.m. and Gibb’s is located at 117 W. Lewis St in downtown Greensboro.

Which Witch Hat?

Several departments in University Libraries have decorated witches’ hats for their annual contest and University Libraries invites you to help choose a winner. Please “like” your favorite entry on the University Libraries Facebook post by Thursday, Oct. 27, at 10 a.m. – or stop by Jackson Library to vote.

Nightmare on College Ave

On Friday, 7 to 10 p.m., all students are invited to Kaplan Commons to enjoy a Candy Land-themed Halloween festival. There will be custom glow-in-the-dark t-shirts, a horror movie poster photo booth, carnival games, food, music and more.

Devil’s Dollhouse

Ashby Residential College will open its annual large-scale haunted house Saturday, Oct. 29, 7 p.m. to midnight in Mary Foust Residence Hall at 301 College Ave. It’s $5, or $3 with a canned food item, to enter the haunted toy factory. All proceeds benefit the ARC of Greensboro and the Spartan Pantry. All are welcome.

Greek Treats at UNCG Soccer Stadium

The Greek community will host a family event on Saturday, Oct. 29, at the UNCG Soccer Stadium before the the UNCG men’s soccer game against Virginia Military Institute. Games, prizes, and trick-or-treating on the field start at 6 p.m. and the match begins at 7 p.m. Free and open to the community

Paranormal Presentation

Ghost expert Chris Fleming will tell his story of growing up in a haunted house and witnessing the appearance of ghosts and spirits. He’ll then lead the audience on a campus ghost hunt. Saturday, Oct. 29, 8 to 10 p.m. starting out in the EUC Auditorium. This event, sponsored by Campus Activities and Programs, is open to all students, who should bring IDs.

Halloween Organ “Spooktacular”

The UNCG Organ Studio will present its annual Halloween organ recital, “Spooktacular,” Monday, Oct. 31, at 7:30 in the Music Building’s Organ Hall. This concert is open to the community and admission is free.

Assembled by Susan Kirby-Smith