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Rocky Horror Picture Show

Tim Curry (center) plays the part of Dr. Frank-N-Furter in ‘Rocky Horror Picture Show.’ The cult classic will screen at The Varsity Center on Saturday.

The Varsity Center is continuing its Halloween fun throughout the day Saturday as part of the Carbondale Halloween festival.

From noon to 2 p.m., children are welcome to come by in costume as part of Carbondale Main Street's Downtown Candy Walk, during which several downtown businesses also will be handing out candy.

From 2 to 7 p.m., buskers will perform in front of the Varsity Center: Bill Carr at 2 p.m., Joey Odum at 3, Robert Russell at 4, Jeff Bradley at 5 and Jonny Coller at 6.

From 2 to 4 p.m. inside, the John A. Logan College Choir and Logan Singers will perform "Stranger Things Halloween Song Spectacular." It's a family-friendly show; admission is $5 at the door, and only cash will be accepted. There will be two performances with each lasting about one hour.

From 5 to 11 p.m., free movies will show in the Balcony Theater. "Carnival of Souls" (1963) is at 5 p.m., "The Haunting" (1963) is at 7 p.m., and "Night of the Living Dead" (1968) is at 9 p.m.

At midnight, a Halloween favorite comes to downtown: "The Rocky Horror Picture Show" will screen. Tickets are $7 or $5 for students. Costumes and participation are encouraged. Props will be provided. Tickets may be purchased ahead of time at

The Varsity Center is at 418 S. Illinois Ave. in downtown Carbondale. For more information, visit

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