5 Things To Do In Edmonton: October 7 to 11

Start October off with spooky places and films

Courtesy Deadmonton

Enter the new dark ages

Deadmonton Haunted House is back! Throughout October (ends November 3), its New Dark Ages theme will take you through a quarantined military science facility that has long been quiet … until now. Runs Thursday to Sunday throughout October and then each night the week of Halloween.

Deadmonton Haunted House & Halloween Store, 7031 Gateway Boulevard, deadmontonhouse.com

See your favourite scary films

Starting October 6 and running all month long, Metro Cinema will show different classic Halloween films (of varying scares) to keep your spooky cinematic spirit alive. (Not all films are suitable for children.)

Metro Cinema, 8712 109 Street NW, 780-425-9212, metrocinema.org

Venture into the dark

Discover what’s lurking in Fort Edmonton Park during DARK, an evening of haunts, scare zones and spooky entertainment, October 10 to November 1.

Fort Edmonton Park, 7000 143 Street, 780-496-7381, fortedmontonpark.ca

Spend a night in Spain

Spain has inspired composers for centuries, and on October 10, ESO Music Director Emeritus William Eddins will lead you through Nights in the Gardens of Spain, an evening of Spain-inspired musical magic.

Winspear Centre, 4 Sir Winston Churchill Square Northwest, 780-428-1414, winspearcentre.com

Have the first dance of the season

The Brian Webb Dance Company opens its 41st season with Ralph Escamillan’s HINKYPUNK, a solo dance work based on identity and how it’s conflated with iconography and pop culture, on October 11 and 12.

Allard Hall (Theatre Lab), MacEwan University, 11110 104 Avenue NW, 780-497-5040, bwdc.ca

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