McLean County Calendar of Events Oct. 31 – Nov. 5

Children’s Discovery Museum in Normal hosts Dia de los Muertos Saturday, Nov. 3. (Photo courtesy of

NOV. 2

Autumn Art Walk
Fri. 4-9 p.m.
Downtown Bloomington

Artists will show art work at galleries and studios on Grove, Center, Monroe and Main streets. For more information, call 309-434-2294.

Bloomington First Fridays
Fri. 5-8 p.m.
Downtown Bloomington

Numerous galleries, studios, and artists’ work will be showcased. For more information, call 309-434-2295.

NOV.  2-4

‘A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum’
Fri. 7:30-10 p.m.; Sat. 7:30-10 p.m.; Sun. 2:30-5 p.m.
Community Players Theatre, 201 Robinhood Lane, Bloomington

Broadway farce involving a crafty slave who struggles to win the hand of a courtesan for his young master. For more information, call 309-663-2121.

NOV. 3

Children’s Carnival at ISU
Sat. 10 a.m.-2 p.m.
Bone Student Center Circus Room, 100 N. University St., Normal

Fun day filled with games, prizes and candy. The carnival will be Disney-themed so feel free to come dressed in costume. For more information, call 309-438-8351.

Dia de los Muertos
Children’s Discovery Museum
Sat. 1-4 p.m.
101 E. Beaufort St., Normal

Bring your family in to learn about the Day of the Dead by making traditional crafts like sugar skulls and shadow boxes. For more information, call 309-455-9720.

Friends of TAP (The Autism Place) Trivia Night
Sat. 5:30-10 p.m.
1110 Douglas St., Normal

All proceeds will benefit to The Autism Place. In 2014, the Centers for Disease Control reported that as many as 1 in 68 children could have Autism Spectrum Disorder. Many of the services offered by TAP cannot be obtained through other avenues. Register your team at For more information, call 309-826-1120.

NOV. 4

Set Back the Clock at 3 a.m.

Historic Legal Cases of  McLean County
Sunday, 1 p.m.
McLean County Museum of History, 200 N. Main St., Bloomington

Illustrated program on 6 historic County cases, including two that involved Abraham Lincoln. For more information, call 309-827-0428.

Sports Auction & Card Show
Sun. 10 a.m.-3 p.m.
RiverPlex, 600 NE Water St., Peoria
$1 for 13 and older

Sports card vendors will be set up to buy, sell or trade their sports cards and collectibles.  The live auction begins at 2 p.m. and includes autographed sports memorabilia and season tickets. For more information, call 309-681-2868.

NOV.  5

Fleet Feet
Bloomington Fun Run/Walk
Monday, 6 p.m.
105 Krispy Kreme Drive #5, Bloomington

Walk 2-4 miles at your own pace. Bring reflective gear and lights so you can see and be seen. For more information, call 309-808-3220.



–McLean County Calendar of Events Oct. 31 – Nov. 5–