DeKalb day planner: Oct. 22

Get in the fall season with these weekend events

Here are some events happening on Saturday if you need something spooky and fun to do this weekend.

Performing Southeast Asia at Pick Museum of Anthropology

The Pick Museum of Anthropology will be housing an exhibit displaying examples of performance from throughout Southeast Asia, showcasing the ways in which different types of performances were able to challenge social and political structures while expressing identities and values.

The exhibit is free and open to the public, and will be open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. in Cole Hall room 114.

Howl-o-ween! at Katz Dog Park

Bring your costumed canine to Katz Dog Park from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. for a free-to-enter costume contest. The contest will offer prizes for the various categories from most “Spook-tacular” to “Howling” with laughter, as well as one for best owner/pet costume combo.

Paranormal Case Files at DeKalb Public Library

Paranormal investigators Greg Reisner & Jenny Beyerlein of the Spectre Group are holding a free event at the DeKalb Public Library at 3 p.m. where they will be teaching about the ins and outs of being a paranormal investigator. They will walk attendees through their process of collecting evidence and analyzing it, as well as discussing evidence that they collected from four high profile locations.

She Kills Monsters at O’Connell Theatre

The NIU School of Theatre and Dance is holding a performance of She Kills Monsters at 7:30 p.m. at the O’Connell Theatre. The play is a dramedy taking place in 1995 and follows a young woman struggling with grief and loss as she tries to understand her deceased sister’s life through a Dungeons & Dragons module she wrote when she was alive.

Tickets are $17 for adults, $15 for seniors, and $9 for non-NIU students. NIU students can watch the play for free with a reserved ticket.