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Local Events

Pups on the Patio

October 17

Balboa is hosting a spook-tacular Pups on the Patio on Wednesday, Oct. 17 from 5-8 pm. The Mexican restaurant and bar will be partnering with Cause for Canines and donating a portion of proceeds to their great organization. As always, bring your pups, bring your friends, brings your pups’ friends – it will be a doggone good time. Costumes are encouraged!

The Weight Band (ft members of The Band and the Levon Helm Band)

October 20
Woodlands Tavern

The Weight Band originated in 2013 inside the famed Woodstock, New York barn of Levon Helm when Jim Weider and Randy Ciarlante — both former members of The Band — performed “Songs of The Band” with Band founder, Garth Hudson, alongside Jimmy Vivino and Byron Isaacs. Inspired to carry on the legacy of the unforgettable rock group, Weider, Ciarlante and Isaacs began performing fan favorites from The Band catalog, later adding Albert Rogers and Michael Bram to make up their current lineup. Tickets

Are You Afraid of the Art? at Open Door Art Studio

October 20-November 30
Open Door Art Studio

Are You Afraid of the Art? Pitch Black showcases creepy crawly works dominated by the color black. With pieces featuring black cats, spooky bats, and witches’ hats, there is sure to be something to melt even the coldest of hearts! Coinciding with our annual masquerade event, this is the perfect opportunity to eat, drink and be scary! More info

40th Annual 5k Great Pumpkin Run

October 27
Grandview Middle School

Join the City of Grandview Heights on October 27 for the 40th Annual Great Pumpkin Run 5K and Kids Tiny Tot Pumpkin Trot Race! The first 500 registered runners will get a commemorative Great Pumpkin Run 5K T-shirt. More info

This year marks the 40th Annual Great Pumpkin Run! With a kids run prior to the 5k, this is a great family event. Costumes are highly encouraged at this fun 5k!

Halloween Block Party

October 27
Grandview Cafe + Balboa

Eat, drink and be scary on Saturday, Oct. 27 as Grandview Café and Balboa host a Halloween Block Party from 9 pm – 2 am. Drink with the dead at a devilishly-fun Day of the Dead Fiesta at Balboa and dance the night away at GVC as it transforms into a Zombie Playboy Mansion. With drink specials, face painting, music and more, this is a night you’ll remember well into the afterlife