On Friday, October 23, starting at 7 pm, the Twinflower Inn & Fox Tales International present GHOST STORIES Around the Bone-Fire with Brian “Fox” Ellis at the Twinflower Inn, located at 110 North Olson Street. Fox will start with silly scary stories and turn up the heat with scarier stories as the night goes on! Bring a lawn chair, bring a snack, bring a friend! Free will donations appreciated. Call 309-927-3506 for more information.

Also that evening, the following businesses will be open till 7 p.m.: PollyAnna’s, Sweet Annie Primitives, Hantverk Galleri, Wire & Woods, Frau Blucker’s, Prairie Arts Center, Mary’s Simple Treasures, Summer Cottage, PL Johnson’s, Filling Station, and the Colony Store.