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Oct. 19-20 • Dracula
The Toledo Classical Ballet will stage the tale of romance, beauty and evil Count Dracula. Local dancers will participate, as well as guest star Christopher Fellows from the Milwaukee Ballet and professional dancers Theresa Caputo, Ekaterina Atamenyenko and Arkadiy Orohovsky. 7:30 p.m. Oct. 19-20 and 2 p.m. Oct. 20 at Collingwood Arts Center, 2413 Collingwood Blvd. $18-22 by calling (800) 838-3006 or visiting www.brownpapertickets.com/event/21614.
Oct. 19-20 • Murder in a Nunnery
The Children’s Theatre Workshop Teen Company will stage this play about a woman found murdered on the steps of a convent’s altar chapel and the Scotland Yard inspector who is uncomfortable interviewing the abbey’s residents. 8 p.m. Oct. 19-20 and 2 p.m. Oct. 20 at Collingwood Arts Center Chapel Theatre, 2413 Collingwood Blvd. $6 students and seniors and $8 adults (at the door).
Oct. 19-28 • Dracula
This adaptation of the Bram Stoker novel tells the story of a girl whose mysterious illness is diagnosed by Dr. Van Helsing as being caused by a vampire. 8 p.m. Oct. 19-20 and 26-27 and 3 p.m. Oct. 21 and 28 at Croswell Opera House, 129 E. Maumee St., Adrian, Mich. $22 adult, $20 senior and $18 student. In addition, the Croswell will hold free midnight tours Oct. 19-20 and 26-27 featuring ghost stories and a visit the spooky catacombs; registration is required, and space is limited. (517) 264-7469.
Oct. 21 • Halloween Scare-tacular Concert
Get ready for Halloween with Perrysburg Symphony Orchestra’s side-by-side concert with members of the Perrysburg High School Orchestra. Preconcert events start with an instrument “petting zoo” and an opportunity to meet the conductor. Costumes are welcome. 1 p.m. Oct. 21 at Owens Community College, Center for Fine and Performing Arts. 30335 Oregon Road, Perrysburg. $8-$12. (567) 661-2787 or www.owens.edu.
Oct. 26 • Blue Dahlia and “Nosferatu”
Blue Dahlia will provide live music for F.W. Murnau’s 1922 horror classic about the original Dracula. Viewers are welcome to come in costume, particularly the Count. Prizes will be awarded for best costume. 8 p.m. Oct. 26 at Owens Community College, Center for Fine and Performing Arts. 30335 Oregon Road, Perrysburg. $10. (567) 661-2787 or www.owens.edu.
Oct. 26-27 • Rocky Horror Picture Show
With live cast. Oct. 26-27 at the Ohio Theatre, 3114 Lagrange Street, Toledo. (419) 241-6785
Oct. 26-27 • Cerebral Symphony
Envision a “different mask” for Halloween at a magic show that blends music with contemporary illusions, mentalism and video-broadcast close-up magic. 8 p.m. Oct. 26-27 at the Maumee Indoor Theater, Conant St., Maumee. $15; call (419) 260-2083 or visit www.rabbitskull.com.
Oct. 27 • Boo Ball
We Are the Fury, Against the Fire, Love Arcade and the Winks? will perform. 8 p.m. Oct. 27 at Headliners, 4500 N. Detroit Ave. $15 at the door; $10.65 in advance (Ticketmaster, by phone (419) 474-1333; or at Culture Clash, (419) 536-5683), or Ramalama Records, (419) 531-7625). (419) 693-5300 or www.headlinerstoledo.com.
Oct. 28 • Halloween Spooktacular
With thrilling, chilling orchestra favorites, this performance also offers a mystery, “The Composer Is Dead,” with text by Lemony Snicket. Children are encouraged to come in costume. 3 p.m. Oct. 28 at the TMA Peristyle, 2445 Monroe St. $16-$20. (419) 246-8000.
Oct. 28 • “Haunted Spooks” with organ accompaniment
Harold Lloyd stars in this silent comedy from 1920 in which he and his new bride have to stay in a haunted mansion, but they and their household staff get the works from some scheming relatives. Accompanied by Bill Yaney on the Link/Bennett Theatre Pipe Organ. 3 p.m. Oct. 28 at Collingwood Arts Center, 2413 Collingwood Blvd. $10 adult, $40 family, $7.50 senior, child or student by calling (800) 838-3006 or visiting www.brownpapertickets.com. (419) 244-2787.
Oct. 31 • Halloween concert
This performance is part of a concert series featuring College of Musical Arts faculty members. 8 p.m. Oct. 31 at BGSU’s Bryan Recital Hall, Moore Musical Arts Center (off Willard Drive). Free. (419) 372-2531.
Oct. 24-31 • Papa Murphy’s Halloween pizza
This pizzeria offers a twist on its “take and bake” pies for the holiday. The Jack-O-Lantern Pizza, complete with pepperoni smile and stem, is made right in front of customers, who then get to take the creation home for baking. Available after Oct. 24; pre-ordering is recommended. Papa Murphy’s local shops are at 1640 W. Sylvania Ave., (419) 269-6262, and 3010 Glendale Ave., (419) 724-3232, in Toledo; 731 Conant St., Maumee, (419) 893-6262; 2052 N. State Route 53, Fremont, (419) 332-7272; 2826 E. Harbor Road, Port Clinton, (419) 732-3232; and 1504 N. Main St., Findlay, (419) 425-4545.
— Compiled by Whitney Meschke