Campus Hosts Family-Friendly Halloween Events
October 26, 2010
Organizations are hosting safe activities for all ages.
All ages are welcome to attend any of the festive events.
Texas Tech organizations are hosting a variety of Halloween-week events for all ages.
- 14th Annual Greek Treat: 4-6 p.m. Wednesday (Oct. 27) at Greek Circle, located on Quaker Avenue between Eighth
and 15th Streets.
- Texas Tech Athletics Volleyball Fright Night Safe Treat: 6:30 p.m. Wednesday (Oct.
27) at the United Spirit Arena. Attendees who bring two canned food items or wear
a costume receive free admission. The event will also include a costume contest and
safe treat for all with more than 30 student organizations participating.
- Residence Halls Association annual Safe Treat: 6-8 p.m. Thursday (Oct. 28) in any of Texas Tech's residence halls.
Families will be allowed to park in any of the 'Z' residence hall parking lots from
6 to 8 p.m. Free bus transportation will be provided between the residence halls on
- The National Ranching Heritage Center old-fashioned Harvest Festival: 4-7 p.m. Friday
(Oct. 29) during the 4th annual Heritage Halloween event, at 3121 Fourth St. Visitors of all ages can take part free of charge. Trick-or-Treaters
can fill their bags with period-correct treats as they visit several of the historic
structures at the NRHC. Also offered are $1 hayrides through the park, a cakewalk
at the McLaughlin Arbor and making fall crafts in the 6666 Barn.
- Annual Dia de los Muertos Procession: 5:30 p.m. Friday (Oct. 29) free and open to the public. Traditional snacks
will be served at each site. Two Texas Tech sites will participate in this year's
Dia de los Muertos procession:
- 5:30-6:30 p.m., International Cultural Center, 601 Indiana Ave.: Art in response to the history and meaning of Day of the Dead.
Music by Mariachi Amistad.
- 6:30-7:30 p.m., Landmark Arts, School of Art, 18th Street and Flint Avenue: The School of Art's exhibit in the Studio Gallery
draws on the life and work of Mexican artist José Guadalupe Posada. The procession
will continue to the Louise Hopkins Underwood Center for the Arts Ice House at Avenue
J. and Mac Davis Lane and then to the Buddy Holly Center, 1801 Crickets Ave.
- University Symphony Orchestra Halloween Concert: 3-4 p.m. Sunday (Oct. 31) in Hemmle Recital Hall. Families are
encouraged to attend the one-hour performance wearing their Halloween costumes. General
admission tickets are $7 in advance and $8 at the door. For any non-Texas Tech student,
tickets are $5 in advance and $6 at the door. Tickets for children 13 and under are
free. A limited number of free tickets are available to Texas Tech students with a
valid ID at the Student Union Box Office. These tickets are limited to one per student.