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Creepy Company presents TOURIST TRAP, Tonight & Tomorrow (9/13 & 9/14)

  • Posted : September 13th, 2019
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Tourist Trap

Creepy Co. is honored to be partnering with the historic Music Box Theatre to bring you the unheralded 1979 classic Tourist Trap (presented on 35mm for the first time in many moons)! And if that weren’t exciting enough, we’ll be bringing some EXCLUSIVE giveaways and creating a Lost Oasis take-over!

Here’s what to expect:

  • 35mm screening of Tourist Trap, starting promptly at Midnight!
  • Slausen’s Lost Oasis will be taking over the lobby for a fun photo op
  • Plus some EXCLUSIVE giveaways and free, commemorative goodies!

This weekend’s screening event is the first of many Creepy Co. & Music Box collabs, so bring your creepy friends, grab some popcorn, and help us start off strong!

Friday & Saturday, September 13th & 14th, at Midnight at the Music Box Theatre, 3733 N. Southport, Chicago. Only $9.00!

For full info & tickets, visit https://www.creepycompany.com/blogs/ghoul-gazette/midnight-movie-tourist-trap

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VampCon Chicago Postponed/Cancelled, Chicago Vampire Ball Announced for 10/25

  • Posted : September 13th, 2019
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On September 10th, VampCon Chicago, which was scheduled to take place September 20-22, announced that the event will not take place as planned and will be “rescheduled”. Not much other info has been made available, but you can read the Press Release at https://www.vampconchicago.com.

Chicago Vampire Ball

The following day, the Chicago Vampire Ball was announced for October 25th, complete with coupon code “darkchicago” to get $5 off tickets:

Resurrecting a Chicago tradition, BimBamBoom & The Hyde are hosting the infamous Chicago Vampire Ball!

A raucous evening of live entertainment for and by Kindred. Culminating with the selection and coronation of Chicago’s Newest Queen Vampire! Long may she reign!

Following the coronation, the Queen invites all attendees to enjoy dancing, drinking and music by DJ El Richo until the sun comes up!

General Admission ticket includes one complimentary drink at the bar and one vote for Queen. Additional votes may be purchased at the bar!

Vampire attire is required. Fangs will be checked. Improperly attired attendees will be refused entry without a refund.

Free Parking is available in the Whole Foods parking garage. Bring your parking ticket for validation.

Visit www.queenvampire.com for more details!

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Arcana Studios Presents SOMETHING WITCHY, 10/4/19

  • Posted : September 11th, 2019
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Something Witchy

Friday, October 4th, Arcana Studios presents SOMETHING WITCHY, a collection of creepy, cute and occult themed arts & crafts from local creators Roz Anomaly, Kittens of Industry and Queen of Marigold. Tarot readings also available!

Arcana Studios is located at 5 1/2 W. Downer Pl, Aurora, IL.

Part of downtown Aurora’s First Friday events.

More info:

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2nd Annual Lockport Coffin Race Festival

  • Posted : September 7th, 2019
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2nd Annual Lockport Coffin Race Festival

The Lockport Rotary Club presents the Second Annual Coffin Race Festival, Saturday, October 12 at 12:00 pm. The event is free to attend and costumes are encouraged. For full details visit https://lockportcoffinraces.com!

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Win 2 Passes to See a Special Advance Screening of SCARY STORIES TO TELL IN THE DARK #ScaryStoriesMovie

  • Posted : July 31st, 2019
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Dark Chicago has received 50 sets of Admit 2 Passes to give away to a special advance screening of SCARY STORIES TO TELL IN THE DARK at 7:00 pm on August 7th. To claim yours, simply visit http://www.gofobo.com/ScaryStoriesCHIhorror!

Please note: These screenings are first-come, first-served and tend to fill up to capacity, so plan to arrive early! The pass you print does NOT guarantee entry if the venue is full!

It’s 1968 in America. Change is blowing in the wind…but seemingly far removed from the unrest in the cities is the small town of Mill Valley where, for generations, the shadow of the Bellows family has loomed large. It is in their mansion on the edge of town that Sarah, a young girl with horrible secrets, turned her tortured life into a series of scary stories, written in a book that has transcended time—stories that have a way of becoming all too real for a group of teenagers who discover Sarah’s terrifying home.

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SCARY STORIES TO TELL IN THE DARK opens nationwide on August 9, 2019!

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