HALLOWEEN WEEK AT CIGARS & STRIPES ON ROUTE 66!
Berwyn, Illinois- Everyday is Halloween at Cigars & Stripes BBQ Lounge!
Cigars & Stripes celebrates its 13th annual week of Halloween spooks, freakshows, and fun.
The Halloween fun kicks off on Sunday, October 26 with Bloody Mary specials all day, the Chicago Bears at noon, and The Walking Dead at 8pm- all on the BIG SCREEN!
Monday, October 27, 7pm brings a Halloween makeup demo – LIVE ON STAGE and projected on the BIG SCREEN! Professional makeup artist Antanisha Stokes TRANSFORMS HUMANS INTO HORRORS! There’s also a Haunted Bus Tour hosted by Sir Mike McArthur! Sign up for Bus Tours at the bar!
On Tuesday October 28, 9pm you’ll experience THE ORIGINAL AND UNCUT CLASSIC HORROR FILM, THE EXORCIST, on the OUTDOOR BIG SCREEN underneath a heated circus tent! Includes a smoked pea soup special, live actors performing along with the film, live DJ Joe Black’s Midnight Spook Show, spinning haunted sounds, and Haunted Bus Tours!
Wednesday, October 29, 9pm Stripes BBQ, the home of Open Mic Comedy, features your host Happy The Drunken Clown along with Chicago’s top comics on stage and dressed to thrill, and Haunted Bus Tours too!
Thursday, October 30th from 6PM-12 Midnight: FREAKTOBERFEST 5! This is a beer tasting event hosted by Louis Glunz Beers. The event includes entertainment and 18 different craft beers! Daredevil performance from Mark The Knife – the worlds most dangerous comic, as seen on “Ripley’s Believe It or Not!” CHAINSAWS AND LAWNMOWERS INCLUDED so beware! Live music by The Amazing Heeby Jeebies performing the hits of THE CRAMPS! and DJ Joe Black’s Midnight Spook Show. This is a heated circus tent event! $30
On the BIG DAY, Friday, October 31, 8pm: HALLOWEEN – Chicago’s original hairbangin’ heroes DIAMOND REXX perform! Other freakshows include appearances by Happy The Human Pincushion, Grinder Grrrl Queerella Fistalot, the return of Iron Balls Mcarthur, and DJ Joe Black’s Midnight Spook Show. This is a heated circus tent event! Come in costume for the contest at midnight. $15
Halloween week at Stripes BBQ on Route 66 comes to a close on Saturday, November 1st, 10am with Stripes’ FREE Freaky Family Fun Day- sponsored by Urban Mutt. Parents, Kids, & Dogs ROCK OUT under the tent! Family Funday features kid bands including The Choice, giant monsters chasing children, horror movies and Bloody Mary’s (for the grownups!) Bring your dog! Ends 6PM
All music and entertainment in September booked by Horse Drawn Productions
SHIMMER – WOMEN ATHLETES returns to action on Saturday & Sunday, October 18th & 19th, 2014 at the Berwyn Eagles Club (6309 26th Street) in Berwyn, IL. Volumes 67-70 of the SHIMMER series will be filmed during the course of that weekend, which will also celebrate SHIMMER’s 9th Anniversary! The events are suitable for all ages.
ATTENDANCE ADVISORY~! Ticket sales thus far for these shows are ahead of the typical numbers. We expect these shows to reach venue capacity. The Saturday show in particular is likely to sell out in advance. If you’re in the habit of buying tickets at the door on the day of the show, we strongly advise that you purchase tickets in advance this time to guarantee admission. Once we reach capacity, we must turn away any additional fans attempting to buy tickets on the day of the show.