10 October Events to Keep on the Radar

The spooky season is among us, and October is filled with festive UNT events. From scary movies, to DIY plush skeletons, to day of the dead festivals–and we can’t homecoming week ending the month! This is going to be an exciting four weeks, so take a look at the calendar and try to find some time to have fun in between studying for midterms!

Arthouse Film Series: Late Night
6PM | Lyceum | October 7

This dramedy follows what happens when a late-night host hires her one and only female staffer. What starts off as not a serious hire turns into a formidable friendship between two women who may have more in common with each other than they think.

Fine Arts Series: Vernon Fisher
1PM-3PM | UNT Art Gallery CVAD Building | October 11
2PM | UNT Art Gallery CVAD Building | October 12

This marks the grand opening of of the expanded and integrated CVAD building! Vernon Fisher is one of Texas’s most internationally recognized artists, and this event kicks off with a reception and tour with curator Tracee Robertson.

Tie Dye Sweatshirts
3PM | Union South Lawn | October 15

Add a little color to your fall wardrobe with a tie dye crewneck that will make your look the envy of your peers!

Union Art Workshop: Plush Skeletons
11AM-1PM & 2PM-4PM | Union 339 | October 21

Improve your holiday decor game with your own handmade skeleton plush. No sewing required, limited to the first 30 students!

Pumpkin Party
2PM-4PM | Union Patio | October 22

Pumpkin spiced lattes, pumpkin pie, if you love pumpkins make sure to mark your calendar for this event!

Day of the Dead
6PM-8PM | Library Mall | October 23

Join the Multicultural Center in this Dia de los Muertos celebration where we honor the dead through music, alters, and food!

Festival of Lights
7PM-9PM | Library Mall | October 24

Join in as we light up the Library Mall at this celebration of the Indian holiday of Diwali!

Homecoming Picnic
11AM-1PM | Library Mall | October 28

This event kicks off a week of homecoming celebration! Stop by the picnic for free food, activities, and giveaways!

Homecoming Spirit Bash
6PM | UNT Union | October 30

Celebrate UNT spirit in lieu of the homecoming game Saturday at this night full of stars!

CSA Halloween Pumpkin Contest
10AM-1PM | Discovery Park CG 130 | October 31

Celebrate halloween right by getting your competitive game on at the CSA pumpkin contest! Embrace the spooky!

There are plenty of other holiday and homecoming events going on through October, make sure to pick up a UPC calendar to view them all! You can also stay informed about upcoming events by following our Twitter and Instagram.