1 TRAVIS MARVIN — Ottawa native and country singer Travis Marvin is saying goodbye to Kansas and hello to Tennessee. Offer your farewells to Marvin, whose “Simple” EP is out now, Friday night at his last local Ottawa performance before his big move. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. tomorrow at The Bottle House, 202 S. Walnut St., Ottawa. A meet and greet will take place 7 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. with his concert beginning at 8 p.m. Event goers must be 18 years of age or older. Tickets are $10 at the door, but you’ll want to get there quick — only 500 are available. To reserve a table of 10 for $100, call (785) 893-0488.
2 SEEING IN COLOR — “Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat,” an “irresistible family musical about the trials and triumphs of Joseph, Israel’s favorite son,” will be performed by Ottawa University students and staff, and community members 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday, and 3 p.m. Sunday. All shows will take place in Larry D. Peters Auditorium on the OU campus, 1001 S. Cedar St., Ottawa. The musical follows the Biblical story of Joseph and his coat of many colors in this unique retelling, with the genres of its score spanning from pop songs and country western to rock and roll. Tickets are available on www.ottawa.edu/joseph
3 SPOOK PARADE — Ottawa Main Street Association is, as usual, giving kids the chance to celebrate Halloween a few days early with its annual Spook Parade Saturday. A costume contest with take place 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. in Haley Park, Second and Main streets, with age categories of under two, 3-4, 5-7 and 8-12. Prizes and candy will be given away to winners. The Impact Championship Wrestling team will be judging and giving away tickets to the winners. They will also sign autographs. From 11 a.m. to noon kids are welcome to trick-or-treat at downtown businesses.