By William Shakespeare
Round about the cauldron go;
in the poison’d entrails throw.
Toad, that under cold stone
Days and nights hast thirty one
Swelter’d venom sleeping got,
Boil thou first i’ the charmed pot.
Double, double toil and trouble;
Fire burn and cauldron bubble.
Fillet of a fenny snake,
in the cauldron boil and bake;
Eye of newt, and toe of frog,
Wool of bat, and tongue of dog,
Adder’s fork, and blind-worm’s sting,
Lizard’s leg, and howlet’s wing,
for a charm of powerful trouble,
like a hell-broth boil and bubble.
Double, double toil and trouble;
Fire burn and cauldron bubble.
The wind howls, the crisp air is filled with magic and mayhem . . . and as the spookiest time of year descends upon Ogden, we find ourselves surrounded by zombies and witches . . . Are you prepared for the horror, the cackling, the utter terror? That’s right folks, it is time again for Witchstock on Historic 25th Street.
This Saturday, at Ogden’s Union Station, a gaggle, a mob, a throng of witches will flock to Historic 25th Street to dress up, cast spells, drink tea and maybe even raise money for a good cause (because funds raised at the event support the restoration and operation of the Union station . . . say that three times fast).
Here’s an outline of the day:
Date: Saturday, October 22 2011 ♥ Ogden Union Station
Time: 3:00pm until the full moon
Tickets: $5, Available at the door and at the Union Station Business Office, Monday – Friday 10am-5pm
Cash and all major credit cards are accepted.
Auction: Silent auction fundraiser to support the operation of the Union Station.
Items include a 3-night stay in Sun Valley Resort
Two Dance Floors: Dance your hats off and party ’til the full moon!
CACKLE CONTEST – WITCHES’ PARADE – COSTUME CONTEST – HAUNTED HALLWAYS TOURS $5
Excited yet? You should be! To top it all off, Indie Ogden’s li’l witchy women Mikki and Jenny will be representin’! Or . . . taking pictures and kicking ass. Yeah, that sounds a bit more like it. So come hang out with us, be in our pictures, have a blast! C’mon, for only $5, it is definitely worth it. Maybe we can all go down the haunted hallways in the Union Station . . . [insert scary ghost sound here]
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But, before all of the fun happens tomorrow, Indie Ogden’s darling Jenny will be going on a big, scary adventure.
Today is the day folks . . . monumental, intense and for a good cause! First tattoos are right up on the list of memories you never forget, along with first time driving a car, first kiss, first time you eat at Slackwater Pub & Pizzeria.
You can also check out these awesome things to do today!
[Editor's Note: Some of our crew are, as you can imagine, particularly excited about tonight's SECOND ANNUAL OGDEN ZOMBIE CRAWL, 6 p.m. sharp at Union Station, and then an afterparty at 9 p.m. Come down and get zombied! Proceeds go to St. Anne's Center in Ogden.]
Here’s our CALENDAR, or you can take a gander down here below:
Slackwater Pub and Pizzeria, 1895 Washington Blvd
Come down to enjoy artesian-style pizzas, sandwiches, appetizers, salads and desserts on the outdoor patio, and pair your meal with a selection from the largest beer and wine selection north of Salt Lake City
Crowley Gallery and Cafe, 115 25th Street
Remember Crowley Gallery & Cafe is NOW OPEN Friday & Saturday Nights tell 9pm! Come on in for a Late Gallery Stroll & Great Dinner Specials!!
Marshall White Community Center, 222 28th Street
Ogden’s Recreation and Community Center welcomes everyone, with programs and activities for the whole family! After forty-two years, the center continues to serve the community of Ogden by offering quality activities and programs everyone can afford. With top of the line services and a dedicated staff, Marshall White is truly a great place for children, youth, adults and seniors! Don’t hesitate, come check out what your center has to offer you!
*Water Aerobics 8,9 & 10am
*Table Tennis Club 11am
*Senior Lunch 11:30am
*Flag Football 2pm
*Sports Conditioning 1:30pm
Imaging Depot, 2501 Grant Ave
Digital Scrapbooking Workshop
Fri 8:00 PM $15
October 21, 2011
2501 Grant Ave. • Ogden, UT • (801) 781-2335
Art House Cinema 502, 158 Historic 25th St.
Ogden’s premier art house cinema. Join us for candy, popcorn, and a cold Coke in our small intimate theatre with limited seating with a personal touch on historic 25th Street in Ogden.
2:50pm The First Grader
4:55pm Sons of Perdition
6:40pm I’m Glad My Mother is Alive
8:30pm The Interrupters
10:55pm Tokyo Gore Police
Weber State Events
WSU women’s volleyball vs. Portland State, 7 p.m., Swenson Gym, $5/$3/free to WSU students with Wildcard ID, 801-626-8500 or 1-800-WSU-TIKS.
Eccles Community Art Center, 2580 Jefferson Ave., Ogden UT 84401
In the main gallery: recent paintings by Mac Stevenson and turned wood by Joe Deru . The carriage house gallery will feature paintings by Bessann Swanson. Exhibits continue through October 29, 2011. Regular gallery hours are weekdays 9 to 5 and Saturday 9 to 3. Information: 801-392-6935 or www.ogden4arts.org
MOMS Club Halloween Celebration, Newgate Mall
MOMS Club Halloween Celebration, crafts, prizes and treats in the play area near Sears, to introduce at-home mothers and their children to the club. 10 a.m.-noon Oct. 21. Newgate Mall, 3651 Wall Ave., Ogden. Free. 801-686-8638, www.momsclub.org.
3pm – 8pm
Bosen 3 Can Run, Golden Spike Event Center
1000 N. 1200 W., Ogden, Utah 84404
5pm – 8pm
Creatures Of the Night, Ogden Nature Center
The Ogden Nature Center presents Creatures of the Night – a not-so-scary Halloween event for the whole family. Learn about native creatures like owls, bats, spiders and toads. Take a crepuscular creep to meet some of our nature friends, visit the wood witches lair to sing songs or find your way through the spider web crawl. Enjoy other activities, games, treats, music & educational fun. 5-8:00 p.m. at the Ogden Nature Center, 966 W. 12th Street, Ogden.
Creatures of the Night will be held rain or shine. Please dress for the weather. For more information call 801-621-7595. $5/members, $6/nonmembers.
6pm – 9pm
OGDEN ZOMBIE CRAWL, Ogden’s Union Station
The 2nd OZC and best Zombie Crawl in Utah. Bring Cans of food and Coats to help our cause this year. We are raising money and fighting HUNGER for St. Anne’s Shelter. Bring food, get a raffle ticket, win some prizes! Check us out for more info, route, and rules, at….
INVITE ALL YOUR FRIENDS!
What do you get when you are one of the first 300 Zombies to show up and donate food at the OZC? Well, you get FED! In partnership with Burger King and Davis Channel 17 The OZC would like to FEED THE ZOMBIES!!! The First 300 Zombies that show up and donate food and clothing at this years OZC will receive free dinner on us. The NEW WHOPPER! BK is rolling out the new Whopper and you will be some of the first to enjoy them. SO remember to bring your non perishable food item to the OZC this year and let us feed you dinner…. and maybe save a few lives in Ogden…. I mean who can eat twice in one night seriously?
This year we are holding the Zombie Crawl to help fight one thing that every Zombie is familiar with…..Hunger. This year we will be taking non perishable food donations and winter gear for our local shelter: St Anne’s. Visit them at http://stannescenter.org/
Remember you can be a Zombie, a Victim, a Protester, a Zombie Control Squad or in the Cleanup Crew!
6pm – 10pm
Café Mergót Hookah Lounge presents Ogden’s Open Stage and Musical Revue
This week come join us for an intimate evening with Miss Jenny Shaw and The Chimneybirds!!! Come join your hosts Matt and Jeff as they rock the night with YOU! Do you have a great talent? Music, magic, art, poetry, juggling…Come show it off! Free admission for the Open Stage from 6-8, come down and show off, and stay for the great bands! $5 admission for the musical revue from 8-10! Guaranteed to be the best new thing happening in Ogden! We will see you on Friday!
6:30pm – 7:30pm
A Small Death, a satire by Thomas A Permar, Gallery Theater , Eccles Community Art Center
The Gallery Theater at the Eccles Community Art Center will present A Small Death, a satire by Thomas A Permar at the Eccles Community Art Center, 2580 Jefferson Avenue, Ogden on October 21, and 22, 2011.
Tickets: $8. Evening performance: 7:00 p.m.
Open seating: 6:30p.m.
To reserve your ticket, please call a member of the art center staff at 801-392-6935.
Eccles Community Art Center, 2580 Jefferson Avenue
6:30pm – 8:30pm
The Ogden Dining Out Group, Van Loi
This place is one of my favorites…. Van Loi is a family owned and operated restaurant that offers a variety of traditional Vietnamese cuisines.
Price: USD 1.00 per person
Van Loi (5451 S 1900 W, Roy, UT 84067)
7 p.m. and 9 p.m.
Karen Rontowski, Wiseguys Comedy Club Ogden
A television favorite, you may have seen Karen on Comedy Central, Live at Gotham and Comics Unleashed. A regular on the Bob and Tom Radio Show, Karen keeps listeners laughing not only with her standup, but also when she talks about her other career as a paranormal investigator.
7pm – 9pm
Halloween Spooktacular at George S. Eccles Dinosaur Park
George S. Eccles Dinosaur Park invites you to a family-friendly Halloween tradition as our Park gets dressed up for its annual haunting! Come wander through our prehistoric forest filled with Jack-o-Lanterns, spooky visitors, haunted trails, and vendors for all ages to enjoy. Children are invited to dress up and participate in our nightly costume parade.
Guests receive $1 off admission with a carved pumpkin for our display. Prizes will be awarded nightly for best carvings. Tickets go on sale at the Park on October 1st or can be purchased at the gate.
Regular admission prices apply; Dinosaur Park Members receive 50% off regular admission.
George S. Eccles Dinosaur Park , 1544 Park Boulevard, Ogden Utah
8pm – 12am
Fear Fest, Ogden Union Station
MUSIC – DANCING – PRIZES! This years Fear Fest will unite Phantom FX (founders of Strankenstien’s Zombie Prom), Ogden’s Union Station, Fear Productions, KdF Creative, and others to bring you the best Halloween bash around. And it’s all for a good cause, to benefit the St. Anne’s Center for the needy. Get your tickets in advance to enter for a chance to win prizes from our great sponsors OR come with the best costume and win even better prizes! Bring a coat or non-perishable item to donate to St. Anne’s for additional entries into our fabulous prize drawing! 21 and older, cash bar.
Ogden Union Station, 2501 Wall Ave, Ogden, UT 84401
Chris Clemmons Trio, The Wine Cellar
It’s all about the jazz! This trio plays some really great jazz sets—come see!
2550 Washington Boulevard
8pm – 2am
MonsteR MasH/ HallowTeeN BasH, Mojos
This is our 1st Annual Hallowteen DanceParty celebration in Ogden:
8pm-2am Presented by Monster Energy… Free monster Energy Giveaway!
18+ yrs AfterParty @12am -
Costume “fashion show” Contest: Best Male/Female, Sexiest, Naughtiest, etc. – Bobbing for Apples – Hit the trick o treat Pinata – Cash & Prizes – Dance Competitions (Jerk, Dougie, Cat Daddy, Booty Shake, etc) Massive sound, lights, video, strobe, lasers by Neva Sleep Entertainment. Featuring the BEST HallowTeen DJ Line up yet.
DRESS IN COSTUME,NO EXCUSES-DUHHH!
*****CAPACITY IS LIMITED. EARLY ARRIVAL ENCOURAGED ***** 1
5-19 yrs (No Middle school). 18+yrs
AFTER-PARTY, 12am-2am, so come AFTER whatever! $5 before 9pm, $7 After. $10 VIP Help us make this huge, INVITE at least 50 of your hottest friends you wanna party or make out with (Just kidding on the make out part).
Jackson The Karaoke Dude, LIGHTHOUSE SPORTS BAR
Jackson is the best karaoke guy in the country, for reals.
Lighthouse Lounge, 130 25th Street
Lo Fi, Sand Trap
“For the record Low Fi’s sound is extremely hard to pigeonhole. The music itself is an impressive blend of progressive rock & even has a progressive aftertaste that is extremely dynamic & melodic in nature.”
Cyrus Rhodes – Indie Music Digest
Red Shot Pony, Teazers Sports Bar & Nightclub
Red Shot Pony with DJ Vito Zupo as host and DJ for the night.
9pm – 12am
STONEd COLD!!!, Kamikazes
BMP Presents STONEd COLD Fryday rOctober 21st!!!! BOOMBOXX MUSIC™ performing LIVE!!! Additional performances by: Gifted, G3, The DrunkenMasters, Q Ball (The Hip Hop Violinist) & POP aka Mr. 200~ Hosted byO.B.R. aka DAHITMAN of MADDOG 160 RECORDS & RADIOUPROAR.COM $2 COVER $2CD’S $2 T-SHIRTS *While supplies last. Sponsors: www.bassmintpros.comwww.bboxxmusic.com www.radiouproar.com www.owmp.com www.ogdensown.comwww.rockwelltime.comhttps://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=161942867230905
Kap Brothers, Brewskis
Utah’s favorite un-signed band!
Playing all over the Mountain West for over 25 years!
Classic Rock & Country, Blues, Bluegrass, Originals and the Bands own unique spin on several classics!
244 Historic 25th Street – Ogden, Utah 84401 – (801) 394 -1713
Hilarity House Productions Presents Mission:Improvable!
An energy packed, spy themed, competitive short form Comedy Improv is hilarious and features a new show each week. We provide a family friendly comedy show with audience participation and a weekly winner. All of our Improv is made up on the spot from audience suggestions. We have FREE classes, Friday nights at 8 PM if you’d like to learn how to perform and join in on the fun. We’re teamed with Salt Rock Coffee who provide amazing smoothies and hot drinks. It’s a great environment for a night with friends or a date! Come join in on the fun!
270 12th Street, Ogden, UT 84404 (801)497-6793