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Great Pumpkin Hunt and SSO returns to stage: Events happening in Sudbury this week

A look at what's happening in Sudbury Oct. 22 to 29
(Supplied) publishes a weekly list of events happening around our city, either virtually or otherwise. 

If you're planning an online performance, class, presentation or other event in Greater Sudbury, send the details to so we can spread the word.

Parkside Centre Without Walls Concert Series

October 23

Norman & Friends will entertain viewers on the Parkside Centre’s Facebook page at 11 a.m.

The Great Pumpkin Hunt

October 24

Five hundred pumpkins have been hidden throughout Kivi Park (don’t worry, they are all within 500 meters of the entrance). Festivities run from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m. and include a s’mores station, family photo sessions, spooky story trail walk. Registration is required in advance for some of the events. Click here for more information

Live History in Capreol

October 24 & 25

Live History is a theatre company that specializes in bringing local history to life through customized interactive presentations incorporating elements of live theatre, questing and escape room experience. The presentation will take place throughout downtown Capreol on Oct. 24 to 25 from 12 p.m. to 5 p.m. starting at 26 Bloor Street. Timed tickets can be purchased at

Haunted Heights Trail

Until October 30

Take a haunted walk through the woods every Friday and Saturday until Halloween. Groups will be expected to maintain a healthy social distance from each other while waiting to enter. Admission is $7 per person or $5 with a non-perishable food item (human or pet) to be donated to a local food bank and animal shelter. Click here for more information. 

Inferno 6077: Born Out of Fire

Until October 31

Inferno 6077: Born Out of Fire is a fully produced theatrical drive-in style haunt that promises to deliver the same intense scares as the Terror Train 6077 which has been derailed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Heritage Centre, 59 Young St., Capreol. Tickets are $65 per vehicle. Visit for more information 


Until October 30

Experience spooktacular outdoor fun at Dynamic Earth including 5000 hand-carved pumpkins, scavenger hunt, spooky tales and a fire magic science show. Tickets are $10 for members, $12 for general public. Masks are required. Tickets must be purchased online in advance. 

Porketta Bingo

October 24

Sudbury Performance Group is once again starting porketta bingo on Saturdays at the New Trevi Restaurant. Starting Sept. 19 from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. at Trevi Bar & Grill, located at 1837 Lasalle Blvd. The event is limited to 50 players. Tickets are $30. Patrons will be required to wear masks while moving in and out of the restaurant, or whenever they are out of their seat.

Mountain bike group rides

October 25

Organized by the Walden Mountain Bike Club. Weekly ride location will be posted before the event. Hosting group rides during a pandemic provides challenges. Details of the ride guidelines are available here

Trivia Night

October 27

Nickel City Trivia is hosting "The Quarantine Quiz" every Tuesday night at 8 p.m. Watch for it on Facebook.

Virtual Knit Nights

October 22 & 29

Sweet Yarns, located at 1465 Bancroft Dr., is livestreaming knitting circles on its Facebook page every Thursday night from 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Join in here.

Sudbury Indie Cinema

October 22 to 29

Now screening:

Sweetness in the Belly
Once Upon a River
Salon du livre
Vocalités vivantes
Dave Not Coming Back
Major Arcana
God of the Piano
Around the Sun

Visit for more information

Aging in Place

October 23

Sudbury Home Instead wants to help provide seniors and family caregivers with the tools they need to live safely and securely in their homes. This year’s Ageing in Place event will take place virtually on Oct. 23 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. to ensure the health and safety of attendees as they hear from experts and exhibitors. Registration for the event can be found at

Sudbury Symphony Orchestra concert

October 24

SSO String Quartet will perform at the Sudbury Indie Cinema on Oct. 24 for two shows. The matinee performance will be at 2:30 p.m. and will be followed by an evening performance at 7:30 p.m. Limited tickets will be available at a cost of $45 through Eventbrite.