What to do near you: October edition

Looking for fun things to do in and around Kent this October? Well, look no further. Here's your one-stop-shop for all things spooky and kooky going on this fall. 

1. Cleveland Indians vs. Chicago White Sox

When: October 1 at 3:10 p.m.

Where: Progressive Field 2401 Ontario Street, Cleveland, Ohio 44115

Why: The first day of October calls for bundling up and watching the baseball game with your closest friends.

How: Get tickets here!


2. Fall Festival

When: October 11 at 6:00 p.m - 8:30 p.m.

Where: Manchester field at Kent State

Why: There will be a bonfire, pumpkin painting and plenty more fun fall activities!


3. Boo at the Cleveland Metroparks Zoo

When: These fun nights will start October 13-22 and 27-29. Each night will begin at 5:00 p.m. and end at 9:00 p.m.

Where: Stillwater Place 3900 Wildlife Way, Cleveland, Ohio 44109

How: For more information and ticket prices check here!


4. Fall Hayrides

When: October 14 at 6:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.

Where: 16200 Valley Parkway, Strongsville, OH 44136

What: There will not only be hayrides but other fun activities like line dancing! Grab your friends and show off your best moves.

How: More information can be found here!


5. Cleveland Cavaliers vs. Orlando Magic

When: October 21 at 8:00 p.m.

Where: The Q 1 Center Ct, Cleveland, Ohio 44115

Why: A home game for the CAVS is fun so you better plan ahead and make sure you're in the loop.

How: Get your tickets here!

6. 5K Mummy Run and 1 Mile Fun Run

When: October 22 at 8:00 a.m. - 12 p.m.

Where: 3227 Graham Road Stow, OH 44224

What: For all my sporty girls, this is the perfect way to get active during the best season of the year!

How: You can purchase tickets on their website here!


7. Halloween Flea Market

When: October 22 at 2:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

Where: Now That's Class 11213 Detroit Ave, Cleveland, Ohio 44102

What: It's $1 admission to shop and buy Halloween themed novelties all afternoon!

How: More information can be found here!


8. Interactive Chef Demo - Featuring Pumpkin 

When: October 23 at 11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.

Where: Eastway Center Cafe on Kent's campus

What: A chef will teach students how to make their own pumpkin mouse and build their own parfaits. 


9. College Late Night Skate - Halloween Night

When: October 25 at 10:30 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.

Where: The Ice Arena on Kent's campus

How: It's $3 with your valid flashcard!


10. Tinder Horror Story Open Mic

When: October 28 at 10:00 p.m. - 1:30 a.m.

Where: Yuzu 13603 Madison Ave, Lakewood, 44107

What: This is guaranteed to be a fun and funny night! Plus, the top 3 stories will be picked by judges and the winner gets a $50 gift card to Yuzu.

How: If you're interested in this event, check out this link to learn more here


Now that you know what fun activities are happening around you, your fall can be Instagram worthy, without breaking your budget.