Kick off Halloween at the Fifth Annual Creepy Campus Crawl at the UI Pentacrest, Iowa City
Look out Iowa City. This weekend is going to be a scary one. It starts on Friday October 29 when the Old Capitol Museum, the Museum of Natural History and the Department of Geoscience - all buildings on the UI Pentacrest - get transformed into a creepy crawly Halloween extravaganza. Watch out for creepy rain forests and haunted coal mines, not to mention some of your favorite Harry Potter characters to get you into the spirit of Halloween.
The fifth annual Creepy Campus Crawl will take place at the Old Capitol, the Museum of Natural History and the Department of Geoscience from 6.30pm - 8.30pm on Friday October 29, 2010. The event is free, all you need to do is show up, in costume of course. There will be maps available so you can find your way around the creepy crawl.
So what can you expect from the fifth Annual Creepy Campus Crawl? Here's the lowdown on the different venues:
The Old Capitol Museum is transformed into the Hogwarts where you will run into Harry Potter characters. Highlights include spooky theatre pieces, face painting and listening to ghost stories. There are prizes for finding the golden snitches.
The museum of Natural History’s theme is oceans, rain forests and swamps for "Scooby Doo and the Mystery of the Giant Sloth." There will be eight mystery stations where you will see ancient insects and amphibians, peer into a crystal ball and learn about dark legends of the nocturnal world.
The Department of Geoscience will host a creepy coal mine - An excellent opportunity to discover how fossil fuels were formed millions of years ago and just how far we have come since then.
You'll find more info about the fifth Annual Creepy Campus Crawl on the University of Iowa Website