5 p.m. Get your fright on downtown as Navy Pier transforms itself into a Haunted Maze and carnival. May the odds be ever in your favor. Navy Pier, $15.
6 p.m. Enjoy a special Halloween screening of Candyman, directed by Clive Barker and featuring music by UChicago alum Philip Glass. The event will also include a discussion with Professor Adrienne Brown and lots of candy. Rosenwald Hall 011, free.
9:30 p.m. From acclaimed Spanish director Guillermo del Toro comes Pan’s Labyrinth, a twisted fairy tale that examines life under General Francisco Franco in Spain. Doc Films will also host a costume contest where the winner will receive a free season pass for winter quarter. Max Palevsky Theater, Ida Noyes, $5.
5 p.m. Continuing the University’s series of lectures, screenings, and exhibits of Arts and the Nuclear Age, Japanese poet Takako Arai and award-winning translator Jeffrey Angles will be reading and discussing excerpts of her work. Logan 801, free.
6 p.m. Indian multimedia artist Seema Kohli will speak about how modern and ancient Indian traditions, as well as her spiritual journey, manifest in her art. Great Hall at Midway Studios 106, free.
7 p.m. In REVEAL Live!, presented by WBEZ, the Center for Investigative Reporting, and PRX, hosts Al Letson and French radio reporter Raphael Krafft relive the investigative journey behind the European refugee crisis. Logan Center, $30 general, $15 student.
7 p.m. Black Lives Matter activist and writer Shaun King will be speaking as part of Smart Decarceration Initiative's Second Annual Conference. Doors open at 6 p.m. and registration takes place through Eventbrite. Rockefeller Chapel, free.
6 p.m. Writer Malu Halasa, of Jordanian and Filipina descent, will discuss her debut novel, “Mother of All Pigs” with Chicago Review of Books editor Adam Morgan at the Seminary Co-op. The book explores contemporary life in the Middle East. Seminary Co-op, free.
7:30 pm. UChicago Presents brings violinist Leila Josefowicz and pianist John Novacek to campus, where they will perform a program that features Sibelius, Prokofiev, Saariaho, Mahler, and Zimmermann. Mandel Hall, $38 general, $30 faculty/staff, $20 under 35, $10 students.
11 a.m.–2 p.m. Join the Smart Museum for a Blanket Package Shipping Extravaganza! This Saturday marks the last day that people can send their knitted welcome blankets to the Smart. Smart Museum of Art, free.
6:15–10 p.m. Spend a classy night downtown at the annual CSO Fall College Night, which includes dinner (plus dessert!), a Q&A with musicians, and a diverse program featuring music by Beethoven, Bartók, and more. Chicago Symphony Center, $20.
8 p.m. The Newberry Consort will be performing music from Renaissance Spain and the oral tradition of Sephardic Jews in Sacred Love: Songs of the Sephardim. Logan Center, $50 preferred seating, $40 general admission, $5 with UCID.
8:30 p.m. The Grammy-nominated pop duo (and twins) Tegan and Sara will be performing on campus as part of their tour celebrating the 10-year anniversary of their hit album The Con. Rockefeller Chapel, $35 students.
2 p.m. Join MEChA de UChicago as they celebrate Día de los Muertos with a performance by Los Chinelos en Chicago and a display of altars designed in conjunction with other University advocacy and cultural groups. Light refreshments will be served. Cloister Club, Ida Noyes, free.
3 p.m. The New Music Ensemble celebrates the music of composers who have recently joined the Department of Music with a program that features world premieres of numerous original works. A reception will follow. Fulton Hall, free.
7 p.m. If you’re already nostalgic for Halloween, relive it again with Rhythm and Jews at their A (Belated) Spooky Arch Sing! Come in costume and buy discounted decorations for next year. Cobb Gate, free.