October 2022

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Contrasting Expressions: Seasonal Colors Mix Bold with Traditional This Fall

Styled by Madelyn Jones | Photos by L.G. Patterson The colors of fall evoke images of autumn oranges and browns, deep reds and purples, and all the tones you’d expect to see when the leaves change. But when it comes to fashion, the colors of fall get much more expansive. Each season, the Pantone Color […]

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Mizzou’s Spooktacular Event To Test Your Carving Skills

Get your Halloween gear ready for the Spooktacular event on campus! Students can join the fun from 7-11 p.m. tonight on the main floor of the MU Student Center. Students will get to test their pumpkin carving skills, walk through a haunted house and enjoy face painting. Students are encouraged to throw on their scariest […]


Make Your Way To The Halloween Rave

Wave hello to a fun Halloween rave at The Blue Note! The dance party, hosted by The Blue Note and the Mizzou Electronic Music Organization, begins at 8 p.m. tonight. The rave will feature Sunbear, DJ Liebau,  Skyvak B2B Professor X and  DJ Nev.  Tickets are on sale now for $10-$20 or $25 for a […]

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‘Top Gun: Maverick’ Showing to Fly Into the Weekend

Everyone has seen the iconic Miles Teller dance on TikTok, but it’s time to see it on the big screen. This weekend, students have a chance to watch “Top Gun: Maverick” in Leadership Auditorium at 8 p.m Friday and Saturday. The movie follows one of the U.S. Navy’s top aviators, Pete “Maverick” Mitchell, who returns […]

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Party For Two Days Straight At McNally’s Irish Pub

Put on your party shoes and keep them on for a weekend, for two days of themed parties at McNally’s Irish Pub. Grab your best “Dazed and Confused” costume to wear on Friday and, on Saturday, switch things up with a “Back from the Dead” theme. There will be drink specials, giveaways and candy available […]

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Trick-or-Treating at Hy-Vee Set For Saturday

Why not choose to trick-or-treat in a place filled with candy? Families will be able to do just that throughout Hy-Vee from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday. Costumes are encouraged as there are other kid-friendly activities planned for the day as well. All three Columbia Hy-Vee locations are participating, including at 25 Conley Road, 3100 W. […]

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Get into the Spirit at the Halloween Kid Disco Party

Parents and children should consider heading to Rose Music Hall on Sunday for a perfect party for all. Starting at 10 a.m. Sunday, Rose Music Hall will host the Halloween Kids Disco featuring Mr. Benjamin and the Fun Band, and DJ Requiem. While the kids run around, dance, jump in the pumpkin bounce house, mix […]

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Multiple Trunk-or-Treat Events Set For This Weekend

This weekend, there’s plenty of trunk-or-treat events around Columbia for you to choose from. On Saturday, a few of the available events include ones at 11 a.m. at Columbia Orthopaedic Group, at noon at Joe Machens Nissan and at 4 p.m. at Grace Bible Church. On Sunday available events include ones at First Christian Church, Unchained […]

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Time to Trick-or-Treat in The District

Halloween is right around the corner, and so is The District’s Halloweenie trick-or-treating night on the town. The annual family-friendly event is the perfect first stop for trick-or-treating to warm up the candy grabbing hands. All District businesses will be handing out candy from 4-6 p.m. Friday or until there is no more candy to […]

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Columbia Farmers Market to Host Customer Appreciation Day

The Columbia Farmers Market is celebrating its customers with a spooktacular event this weekend. Enjoy all the festivities from 8 a.m.-noon Saturday at 1769 W. Ash St. For the final event of the market’s summer season, there will be several costume contests, drawings and giveaways where vendors will be offering special gifts throughout the day. […]

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Celebrate Nine Years With Plume

It’s time to celebrate! Plume in Columbia is celebrating nine years in business next week with goodies and treats all day long. From 9 a.m.-7 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 1, enjoy a grand prize giveaway, meet some of Plume’s makers, get free gifts, enjoy cupcakes, mimosas, popcorn and even wine. People do not have to purchase […]

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CACC Gearing Up for Culinary Thanksgiving Meal

With Halloween right around the corner, it may be hard to think about Thanksgiving quite yet. However, the Columbia Area Career Center is eager to get into the season and is preparing Thanksgiving meals this week. People can pick up meals from 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Friday on the north side of Columbia Area Career Center […]

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Halloween Cooking Class For Children To Stir Up Your Weekend

Everybody knows children love candy. So why not teach them how to make their own candy bark? At 10 a.m. Saturday, parents can bring their mini chefs to Back 2 Basics Cooking at 500 E. Walnut St. The fun and engaging class is meant to help children strengthen their cooking skills without parents having to […]

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Almost Midnight Breakfast to Celebrate Homecoming

Celebrate Homecoming in style and with good taste at the Almost Midnight Breakfast. Students can head to Rollins Street outside the MU Student Center from 9-11 p.m. tonight to enjoy a tasty breakfast spread. Fuel up and kick off Homecoming weekend with an assortment of food and good fun. Make sure to come hungry so […]

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Heaven and Hell Parties to Continue Spooky Season

Spooky season is officially here, which means it’s time for the annual Heaven and Hell parties in downtown Columbia. Don’t worry about the long lines of Halloweekend, because you will have multiple chances to enjoy these parties. The first Heaven and Hell party is Wednesday, Oct. 26, at Harpos. If you miss the party at […]

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Comedy Wars’ Ha Ha Halloween Show To Make You Laugh

Get your Halloween gear ready for the Ha Ha Halloween Show next week on campus. Students can join the fun from 8-9 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 26, at Leadership Auditorium in the MU Student Center. The show, presented by Comedy Wars, is an annual Halloween event for students. People are encouraged to throw on a Halloween […]

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Bratworst Nightmare Event To Spook Up Your Weekend

Irene’s BBQ is coming soon to Columbia, but before the doors to the barbecue heaven open, people will have a chance to taste the goodness at Logboat Brewing Co. this week. Enjoy Irene’s brats at the Bratworst Nightmare event from 5-8 p.m. Friday at Logboat. Formerly known as Barbacoas del Notre, Irene’s BBQ stems from […]

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Pups, Pints And Petting Zoos Set For Sunday

The first Pups, Pints And Petting Zoos event at Pierpont General Store is sure to be the perfect stop this weekend. Creekside Pet Center and the Central Missouri Humane Society are bringing dogs to be adopted and farm animals, including goats and baby cows, to pet. There also will be drinks and food available for […]

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Tin Roof Celebrating It’s Grand Re-Opening

The Tin Roof Monogram & Gift is celebrating its grand re-opening from 5-7 p.m. today. Help celebrate the expansion of the shop with tastings from Logboat Brewing Co. and Les Bourgeois, along with a live performance by Meredith Shaw. People also will have the chance to win prizes in giveaways from The Tin Roof’s vendor […]

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Mizzou Homecoming Festivities Planned All Weekend

Mizzou Homecoming has returned for another year of festivities. For those ready to give back to the community, the Boone County Satellite Homecoming Blood Drive drive is set for 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Friday at the Columbia Mall. Then, begin the celebrations from 6-9 p.m. with your family in Greektown to view all the best campus […]