Here's a list of things happening this weekend, Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 26-27, in and around the Rolla area
Saturday, Oct. 26
The All in the Neighborhood Home-Based Business Expo will be held at Saturday, Oct. 26, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. at Comfort Suites, Rolla. There is no admission. For vendor registration, call 573-364-3577 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Elks Lodge in Rolla will hold a Halloween party and haunted house Saturday, Oct. 26 and on Halloween, Thursday, Oct. 31, from 6-10 p.m. Tickets for the haunted house are $1 or six tickets for $5. Halloween crafts and games will be free on Halloween night for ages 10 and under. For more information, call Stacie Nash at 573-466-9312 or Janey Mentola at 573-201-1299.
An old-time Pentecostal revival will take place Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 26-27, at Full Gospel Mission, 11090 State Route HH in Rolla with Pastor Virginia Trew with the Rev. David Conger. For more information call 573-762-9911.
Warm Up America Weekend will continue Saturday, Oct. 26, from 10:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Uniquely Yours Knitting and Quilting Center, 404 East Highway 72, Rolla. Crocheters and knitters are invited to make blocks for afghans which will be donated to the Russell House. A large amount of yarn has been donated for the event and patterns will be provided. Needle workers should bring their own crochet hooks (sizes E, F and G) or knitting needles (sizes 4, 5, 6 and 7).
The Brayden Kress Tharp Foundation Halloween 5K Run will be Saturday, Oct. 26, at Rolla Lions Club Park. The race kicks off at 5 p.m. There will be a Halloween celebration to follow with a dinner, silent auction and costume party at the Lions Club Den. For more information, call 201-8302 or visit Brayden Kress Tharp Foundation on Facebook or www.blessingsfrombrayden.org.
“Haunted High” will be held Saturday, Oct. 26, from 6-11 p.m. at Rolla High School. Admission is $4 and proceeds will go to help muscular dystrophy and cerebral palsy. This event is sponsored by the leadership class at RHS with help from DECA and various organizations.
The film “Scooby-Doo and the Goblin King" will be screened at 11 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 26, in Leach Theatre. Admission is $3 per person. Tickets will be available at the Leach Theatre box office beginning at 10 a.m. that day. After the film, lunch will be available for $3. There will be a special craft project available for $1, and other crafts, coloring sheets and activities will be available for free. For more information, visit leachtheatre.mst.edu or call 573-341-4219.
Tours of the 2013 Missouri S&T Haunted Mine will be held from 6 to 11:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 26, and from 5 to 10 p.m. Halloween, Thursday, Oct. 31. Tickets are $10 for age 11 and up and $8 for children under 10, S&T students and active and veteran military (both with valid IDs). Small children may visit from 5-6 p.m. Oct. 26 to walk through the mine with the lights on. The cost is $5 per child. A $2 discount will be given to each person who brings three canned goods to be donated to the Russell House.
A free clothing and household items giveaway will be held Saturday, Oct. 26, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Anutt Community Church fellowship hall. The church is located at the junctions of Highway C and O, 16 miles south of Rolla. For more information call 573-364-5750 or the church at 573-729-2901.
A bluegrass festival fundraiser to benefit Darrell Davis who was shocked while helping flood victims at the Nagogami Lodge will take place Saturday, Oct. 26, at 11 a.m. at the Rolla Elks Lodge oat 1325 Highway 63 South. There will be music, games, prizes, a dessert auction, silent auction, T-shirt sales and more.
Ozark Actors Theatre will host a trivia night Saturday, Oct. 26, at 6 p.m. at Christ Episcopal Church, located at 10th and Main Streets. Doors will open at 6 p.m. and trivia will start at 6:30 p.m. The cost is $100 per table of eight players. Attendees can bring snacks and drinks. Tables can be reserved online at www.ozarkactorstheatre.org or by phone at 573-364-9523.
Hutcheson Ford and the Food Bank for Central and Northeast Missouri will host a Drive 4 UR Community event Saturday, Oct. 26, that will benefit the Buddy Pack Programs in Newburg and St. James. To participate in this event or to donate food items, visit the Newburg Elementary School between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. Oct. 26. For questions, call Kathleen Frazier, Hutcheson Ford’s marketing manager, at 573-265-7015, or the Food Bank for Central and Northeast Missouri’s Southern Region Development Director Eva Siebert at 573-474-1020.
Sunday, Oct. 27
An old-time Pentecostal revival will take place Sunday, Oct. 27, at Full Gospel Mission, 11090 State Route HH in Rolla with Pastor Virginia Trew with the Rev. David Conger. For more information call 573-762-9911.
Ridgeview Christian Church will host a harvest glow festival Sunday, Oct. 27. The event will start at 5 p.m. with a free chili supper. There will be a brightest costume contest (entrees should be child-friendly), door prizes and a children’s carnival that runs from 6-7:30 p.m. The church is located at 806 Ridgeview Road in Rolla.
A cancer benefit for Pamela Yates-Shim will take place Sunday, Oct 27, starting at noon. There will be free food, live music, auction and a poker tournament, at Joe and Linda's Tater Patch, 103 Bridge School Road, Rolla.