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Tuesday, October 20, 2015 - New event: OU hosts inaugural Spooktacular Halloween series

Oakland University inaugurates a new tradition of Halloween-related activities and carillon recitals on the Elliott Tower Carillon coming up the next two Fridays.

Spooky Elliott Tower photo courtesy of instagram user @livkuchlbauer
It is the inaugural OU Spooktacular Halloween series

Fridays, Oct. 23 and Oct. 30, 6:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

There will be:

  • Trick-or-Treating 
  • Face painting
  • Halloween arts and craft tables
  • Costume contest for children and college students with prizes
  • Giveaways
  • Refreshments of hot and cold cider, donuts, donut holes and caramel apples

All of this will be topped off with a LIVE carillon concert by OU carillonneur Dennis Curry from 7 p.m.-8 p.m.

Everyone is invited to these free events.


Elliott Tower

Oakland University

Rochester MI, 48309

Map & Directions

For more information, contact:

Center for Student Activities and Leadership Development at 248-370-2400

Download the stencil for the Grizz pumpkin here!

PS: Want to show your Oakland University pride this Halloween with a jack-o-lantern of The Grizz?

Download the stencil and carve out the numbers in order from 1-7.
This will keep your pumpkin strong while carving out the details in his face. 

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