5 Things You Need to Know Today — Oct. 26, 2012
Here's what's going on today in Plymouth and Canton.
Trivia: How many movies has filmmaker George A. Romero ("Night of the Living Dead") made as part of his "...of the Dead" zombie film series?
Yesterday's trivia answer: Compuware Arena provides 3,504 seats for Ontario Hockey League games and 4,500 seats for concerts and other performances.
5. Family BOO Bash
Celebrate Halloween early at Family BOO Bash 6 to 9 p.m. at Fox Hills Golf and Banquet Center. Tickets are $25 and activities include a buffet dinner, desserts, arts & crafts, hayride, trick-or-treating, the friendly forest and the haunted room.
4. Wicked Halloween Run is Sunday
Don a costume and some running shoes for theWicked Halloween Run 7 a.m. Oct. 28 in downtown Plymouth. There will be a 10K, 5K and monster mile run, which all start and finish in Kellogg Park. Entertainment includes an on-stage dance performance of Michael Jackson's "Thriller."
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2. Happy Eid!
Today is Eid al-Adha, or the Festival of Sacrifice. Muslims believe this holiday celebrates God's mercy in allowing Prophet Abraham to sacrifice an animal instead of his son and to commemorate Abraham's willingness to carry out the sacrifice.
Eid al-Adha coincides with the Hajj pilgrimage in Mecca, which started yesterday. Read more about Eid, Hajj and Salem graduate Uzair Ali who is in Mecca now for the pilgrimage.
1. Last Plymouth Farmers Market is Tomorrow
The last Plymouth Farmers Market of the year is tomorrow from 7:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at The Gathering pavilion. The market features fresh produce, plants, flowers, eggs, meats, baked goods, popcorn, cherry products, salsa and barbecue sauces, honey, jams and more. There are also handmade and recycled items including candles, soaps, lotions, hand-painted furniture and more.