The week ahead
Truck or Treat: Tonight, 5 to 9 p.m., at Glasgow Park Bank Barn, 2275 Pulaski
Highway. As part of a weekly farmers market, this week, kids can “truck-or-treat” at various food trucks. There will also be music, palm readings, a costume contest and a beer garden for adults. Free. Chapel Street Players: Tonight and Saturday at 8 p.m., at Chapel Street Playhouse, 27 N. Chapel St. The Chapel Street Players will perform George Orwell’s “1984.” Adults $18, seniors $12, students $5. Community cleanup: Saturday 9 a.m. to 11 a.m., begins at city hall, 220 S. Main St. Trash bags, gloves and snacks will be provided to all who help. To volunteer, call the Newark Parks and Recreation at 302-366-7000 or email email@example.com. Harvest Arts Festival: Saturday, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., on the Academy Lawn, 105 E. Main St. Twenty local artists will have fine art and crafts for sale. Also includes live music and art projects for kids. Free. Second Saturday Nature Crafts: Saturday, noon to 2 p.m. at Glasgow Park Bank
Barn, 2275 Pulaski Highway. Attendees can create decorative items using natural materials like seed pods, grasses, twigs and more. Depending on available time and weather, sessions may include a quick walk in the park where attendees will learn about the many natural materials they can use to make crafts of all types. Minimum age is 10. Free. Harvest Festival: Sunday, 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m., at Newark Natural Food, 230 E. Main St. Event celebrates fall and the 50th anniversary of the co-op. Includes music, vendors and face painting. Free. Rotary mixer: Monday, 5:45 to 7:30 p.m.,at Deerfield Country Club, 507 Thompson Station Road. The Newark Rotary Club will host an open-invitation mixer to share what the Rotary Club is and how Rotary contributes to the local and global communities. History Quiztory: Thursday, 6:30 p.m., at Glasgow Park Bank Barn, 2275 Pulaski Highway. Keith Jackson and Linda Duffy, of the Pencader Heritage Area Association, will give a presentation about the ghost of Cooch’s Bridge. The session concludes with a quiz. Participants are encouraged to join teams and compete to win prizes. Free. Register at www.eventbrite.com/e/history-quiztory-at-glasgow-bank-barn-tickets-30140569254.
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Newark artist Val Walton sells her paintings at last year’s Harvest Arts Festival. The event returns Saturday.