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THURSDAY, Oct. 2

Bodhi Time

When: Noon to 2 p.m.

Where: CAPS Building 27

Cost: Free

The Buzz:Take a "paws" from your busy life and hang out with the CAPS registered therapy dog, Bodhi.

Looking Good UCF! Fashion show and discounted accessories

When: 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Where: Colbourn Hall

Cost: Free

The Buzz: Proceeds from this event will benefit the New Journey Youth Center

Arts and Wellness Symposium

When: 4:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

Where: Fairwinds Alumni Center Ballroom

Cost: Free

The Buzz: Former Orange County mayor Linda Chapin will join UCF faculty and students at this symposium aimed at promoting arts and wellness.

Frito-Lay Organization Employment Discussion

When: 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.

Where: Career Services and Experiential Learning, Room 121

Cost: Free

The Buzz: Representatives will talk about Frito-Lay and its sales association position employment opportunity.

Bachata Pa' Allá

When: 6 p.m. to 8 p.m

Where: Student Union, Room 220

Cost: Free

The Buzz: This beginners bachata class will be taught by Pulso Caribe. This event is hosted by the Hispanic American Student Association in celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month.

Universal Orlando's Halloween Horror Nights

When: 6:30 p.m. to midnight

Where: Universal Orlando, 6000 Universal Blvd., Orlando

Cost: $39 and up

The Buzz: This terrifying event takes over Universal's Hollywood Studios with scare zones and haunted houses that are sure to haunt your nightmares even after you leave.

Football at Houston

When: 7 p.m.

Where: Houston

Cost: Free

The Buzz: Watch ESPN to see the Knights football team take on Houston.

FRIDAY, Oct. 3

Cupcake Happy Hour

When: 7 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Where: Blue Bird Bake Shop, 3122 Corrine Drive, Orlando

Cost: $2 cupcakes

The Buzz: Looking for delicious delicacies on a deal? Now's your chance! Stop by the Blue Bird Bake Shop for its Cupcake Happy Hour and enjoy one of its eight delicious flavors for $2 per cupcake.

Safe in Sound Festival

When: 6 p.m. to midnight

Where: Firestone Festival Grounds, 42 W. Concord St., Orlando

Cost: $45

The Buzz: This festival will feature Adventure Club, Destroid, Flux Pavlion, Terravita and Z.

Date Night Movie at Harry P. Leu Gardens

When: 6 p.m.

Where: Harry P. Leu Gardens, 1920 N. Forest Ave., Orlando

Cost: $6

The Buzz: Leu Gardens will be showing the classic "The Birds" at this October edition of Date Night. Gardens will open at 6 p.m. and the movie will start at 7:30 p.m. Enjoy this movie outdoors and bring your blanket and chairs. You may also bring a dinner picnic basket. Alcohol is permitted. Curbie's Sidewalk Cafe will be selling food and Peak Season Pops will be selling popsicles and popcorn.

Knights Live United: Jars of Jams Battle of the Bands

When: 6 p.m. to 7 p.m.

Where: CFE Arena

Cost: Free

The Buzz: Every band that performs in this Battle of the Bands will have a jar where attendees can vote for their favorite band by donating to its jar. This event will raise funds for the United Way's mission of impacting hunger and homelessness.

Dare to Pair Cocktails and Food

When: 6 p.m. to 7 p.m.

Where: Rosen College of Hospitality Management

Cost: Free

The Buzz: Benefiting UCF's United Way campaign, this class will teach Knights of age how to pair alcohol with food, through a five-course meal and samplings of vodka, gin, bourbon, and cordial-based cocktails perfectly matched with tasty bites such as smoked pork, Camembert-stuffed figs and chocolate truffles.

Culture Shock

When: 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Where: Nicholson School of Communication, Room 101

Cost: Free

The Buzz: In an effort to blend the myriad cultures at UCF and also increase voting among Asian American students, talented Knights will face off in this dance competition for cash and prizes. There will also be a freestyle battle.

Universal Orlando's Halloween Horror Nights

When: 6:30 p.m. to 2 a.m.

Where: Universal Orlando, 6000 Universal Blvd., Orlando

Cost: $39 and up

The Buzz: This terrifying event takes over Universal's Hollywood Studios with scare zones and haunted houses that are sure to haunt your nightmares even after you leave.

NPHC at UCF Presents: Game of Thrones Battle Scars

When: 7 p.m.

Where: Harris Corporation Engineering Center, Room 125

Cost: Free

The Buzz: This will be a forum discussing domestic violence.

UCF Volleyball vs. Temple

When: 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Where: The Venue

Cost: Free with student ID

The Buzz: Watch as the women's volleyball team takes on the Temple Owls. At this game, the first 200 fans will receive free hot fries and Wendy's frosty vouchers.

UCF Women's Soccer vs. SMU

When: 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Where: Track & Soccer Field

Cost: Free with student ID

The Buzz: Watch the women's soccer team take on the SMU Mustangs. This is a Knightmare Rewards event.

"The Wizard of Oz"

When: Friday and Saturday, 7:30 p.m.; Sunday, 3 p.m.

Where: Wayne Densch Performing Arts Center, 203 S. Magnolia Ave., Sanford

Cost: $20 to $27

The Buzz: Come watch Dorothy travel the Yellow Brick Road in hopes of getting home safe as she, her trusty dog Toto, the Tin Man, the Scarecrow and the Cowardly Lion tangle with the Wicked Witch of the West, who is after Dorothy's magical ruby slippers.

Future featuring Derrick Milano, Pressure, Mojo and Young Rachit

When: 8 p.m.

Where: CFE Arena

Cost: $54 to $96

The Buzz: Rap star Future takes the stage with Orlando's own Derrick Milano as the headlining opening act.

SATURDAY, Oct. 4

Orlando Walk for Farm Animals

When: 10 a.m.

Where: Langford Park, 1808 E. Central Blvd., Orlando

Cost: $25

The Buzz: This walk will raise funds for Farm Sanctuary, the largest farm animal shelter in North America. The walk will also teach people about farm animal issues and how they can help.

Spirits in Sanford

When: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Where: Jeanine Taylor Folk Art, 211 E. First St., Sanford

Cost: $5

The Buzz: Items produced by Jeanine Taylor and her staff will feature artwork themed for Halloween. Pieces will include papier-mâché collectibles, art dolls, clay figures and jewelry.

NPHC at UCF Presents: Game of Thrones Life in the Coliseum

When: 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Where: Knighst Circle Phase 2 Game Room

Cost: Free

The Buzz: There will be games, food and prizes at this event.

Zombietoberfest

When: 2 p.m. to 10 p.m.

Where: Audubon Park Garden District, 3201 Corrine Drive, Orlando

Cost: Free

The Buzz: Starting at 2 p.m. there will be a Zombie Outbreak Cure Scavenger Hunt. At 5 p.m. there will be free yoga at Warrior One Power Yoga. Starting at 6 p.m. there will be food trucks, live music, an open-air market, a costume contest, a pub crawl, a haunted garden, kids' arts and crafts and more.

The Spark Run

When: 6 p.m. to 11 p.m

Where: Central Florida Fairgrounds, 4603 W. Colonial Drive, Orlando

Cost: $55

The Buzz: Join this 5K with an interactive environment of light and sound. There will be food and live music by Kaskade. The Spark Run is partnering with Knight-Thon.

Universal Orlando's Halloween Horror Nights

When: 6:30 p.m. to 2 a.m.

Where: Universal Orlando, 6000 Universal Blvd., Orlando

Cost: $39 and up

The Buzz: This terrifying event takes over Universal's Hollywood Studios with scare zones and haunted houses that are sure to haunt your nightmares even after you leave.

Men's Soccer vs. SMU

When: 7 p.m.

Where: Track & Soccer Field

Cost: Free with student ID

The Buzz: Cheer on the men's soccer team as it takes on the SMU Mustangs.

SAK's Signature Improv Show: Duel of Fools

When: 7:30 p.m.

Where: SAK Comedy Lab, 29 S. Orange Ave., Orlando

Cost: General Admission, $15.00; Florida Residents, $12.00

The Buzz: This is SAK's signature improv show. Two teams of professional improvisers compete for your laughs with audience judges selected at the start of the show. The actors make up songs, scenes and characters right in front of your eyes with the help of the audience's suggestions and participation.

SUNDAY, Oct. 5

UCF Women's Soccer vs. Houston

When: 1 p.m.

Where: Track & Soccer Field

Cost: Free with student ID

The Buzz: Cheer on the women's soccer team as it takes on the SMU Mustangs.

UCF Volleyball vs. UCONN

When: 2 p.m.

Where: The Venue

Cost: Free with student ID

The Buzz: Watch the UCF women's volleyball team take on the UConn Huskies.

Universal Orlando's Halloween Horror Nights

When: 6:30 p.m. to 1 a.m.

Where: Universal Orlando, 6000 Universal Blvd., Orlando

Cost: $39 and up

The Buzz: This terrifying event takes over Universal's Hollywood Studios with scare zones and haunted houses that are sure to haunt your nightmares even after you leave.

UCF Symphonic Band and Concert

When: 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Where: Visual Arts Building, Auditorium

Cost: Free

The Buzz: This performance is free and open to the public.

Marc Anthony's Cambio de Piel Tour

When: 7:30 p.m.

Where: Amway Center, 400 W. Church St., Orlando

Cost: $27.50 to $127

The Buzz: Two-time Grammy Award and four-time Latin Grammy Award-winner Marc Anthony embarks upon his Cambio de Piel Tour, with a stop in Orlando at the Amway Center

MONDAY, Oct. 6

Swing for New Hope Charity Golf Tournament

When: 9 a.m.

Where: Tuscawilla Country Club, 1500 Winter Springs Blvd., Winter Springs

Cost: $60 per person

The Buzz: This charity gold class will benefit the New Hope for Kids organization. Registration includes a four-person scramble, boxed lunch and an awards reception following the tournament.

Don't Blame it On the Alcohol: Party Smart

When: 1 p.m. to 2 p.m.

Where: Recreation and Wellness Center

Cost: Free

The Buzz: This session will teach students the positives and negatives about alcohol consumption and discuss risk-reduction strategies and party smart tips.

Crea tu Cara

When: 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Where: Student Union, Room 225

Cost: Free

The Buzz: This mask-making event is the last event hosted by the Hispanic American Student Association celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month.

Light Up the Night

When: 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Where: Student Union, Pegasus Ballroom

Cost: Free

The Buzz: UCF Victim Services is recognizing and remembering survivors and victims of intimate partner abuse. Survivors will share personal stories and there will be "An Empty Place at the Table" ceremony. Also, an Orange County judge, a Seminole County Sheriff's Office sergeant and an Osceola County victim advocate will speak.

TUESDAY, Oct. 7

George O'Leary Radio show

When: 7 p.m.

Where: Bright House Networks Stadium Recruiting Lounge

Cost: $6

The Buzz: Hosted by Marc Daniels, UCF head coach George O'Leary will recap the Knights' game against Houston and preview the Thursday night game against BYU. Food will be provided for fans.

Chvrches

When: 7 p.m.

Where: House of Blues Orlando, 1490 E. Buena Vista Drive, Orlando

Cost: $35

The Buzz: See the bands Chvrches and The Range perform at the House of Blues.

O-Team 2015 Information Session

When: 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

Where: Classroom Building II, Room 204

Cost: Free

The Buzz: Learn more about what it takes to be on the orientation team and see how to apply for the position.

WEDNESDAY, Oct. 8

Expert Panel: Impact of Homelessness on University Communities

When: 10 a.m. to noon

Where: Morgridge International Reading Center

Cost: Free

The Buzz: This expert panel will discuss the trend of statistical increase, nationally and locally, in relation to college students and homelessness; the challenges those individuals face; the circumstances that lead to homelessness; and local and national resources for the issue.

Lunch with George

When: Noon

Where: Bright House Networks Stadium Recruiting Lounge

Cost: Free

The Buzz: Fans can enjoy food courtesy of Chick-fil-A, while listening to Knights head coach George O'Leary discuss his team and answer questions from the fans.

Chocolate Lovers Social

When: 4 p.m.

Where: Farris and Foster's, 4875 New Broadway St., Orlando

Cost: $20

The Buzz: The College Republicans at UCF will play host to a night where attendees not only get to eat chocolate — they get to make their own chocolate, too.

Wednesday Night Pitcher Show

When: 8 p.m.

Where: Enzian Theater, 1300 S. Orlando Ave., Maitland

Cost: Free

The Buzz: Grab a beer and some munchies at Eden Bar and enjoy a free outdoor movie, Pumpkinhead, on the lawn at Enzian. Come thirsty for Jell-o shot movie trivia before the show.

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