It’s officially spooky season ladies and gentlemen. Let’s take a look at some of the most exciting things to do this month while we try to ignore the fact that it’s still 80 degrees in Chapel Hill.

Late Night with Roy

The long-awaited basketball season kicks off on Friday, October 12th, with the 16th annual Late Night With Roy. Antawn Jamison (UNC ‘99) and Molly Sullivan (UNC ‘02) will host as the 2018-2019 team leads the nights festivities.

 Photo:  GoHeels

Photo: GoHeels

The N.C. State Fair

The State Fair runs from October 11th-October 21st in Raleigh and has all the fried food and  sketchy rides your heart desires. On Thursday, October 18th, bring 5 canned goods to get in free and fight hunger in North Carolina.

 Photo:  Pexels

Photo: Pexels

Clayton Fear Farm

The Clayton Fear Farm features seven ~spooky~ attractions including a haunted hayride, multiple haunted houses, and a corn maze. Get ready to run.

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Photo: Pexels

Franklin Street Halloween

Thousands of people flood Franklin Street every year on Halloween for a massive gathering of costumes and celebration.

 Photo:  Flickr

Photo: Flickr

31 Days of Halloween

Freeform’s 31 Days of Halloween movies is underway with favorites like Hocus Pocus and The Addams Family, providing us with another festive way to procrastinate on our homework!

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I Be Person I No Be Number

In the month of October the John and June Allcott Gallery in Hanes Art Center is hosting an exhibition featuring a group of emerging photographers in Nigeria. The exhibition highlights civil liberty groups and human rights movements in aspects of freedom.

 Photo:  UNC

Photo: UNC

Maybe it’ll get cold?

As the month progresses, hopefully we’ll be approaching some cooler weather. Check out Coulture’s Outfit Inspirations for all the hottest trends this Fall.

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Photo: Pexels


Last but certainly not least, the North Carolina midterm elections are coming up quick. All 120 seats in the NC House of Representatives and all 50 seats in the NC Senate are up for election this November. The deadline to register to vote in NC is Friday, October 12th, so make sure you’re registered to let your voice be heard.

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Photo: Unsplash