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Thursday, Oct. 30

Blood Drive at UCF

When: 10:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Where: Student Union

Cost: Free

The Buzz: Donate blood on the Big Red Bus.

The World Needs to Hear About Your Product, Start-up, Charity, Blog or

Idea – Start-up Marketing Workshop

When: Noon to 1 p.m.

Where: Student Union, Blackstone LaunchPad

Cost: Free

The Buzz: Discover tips, strategies and tricks to market to potential customers, donors, readers and more.

Workshop: Getting Started in Undergraduate Research

When: 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Where: Student Union

Cost: Free

The Buzz: This workshop will discuss how to expand academic experience through undergraduate research.

Relax and Flow Yoga

When: 3 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Where: RWC at Knights Plaza

Cost: Free

The Buzz: This introductory beginner's yoga class is hosted by CAPS and is open to any UCF student. Come learn basic yoga and mindfulness. Mats are provided and attendees should wear comfortable clothing.

Successful Interviewing

When: 4 p.m. to 5 p.m.

Where: Career Services and Experiential Learning

Cost: Free

The Buzz: Learn about the different types of interviews, how to prepare, employers' expectations and what information you should share.

Second Annual Spooky Knight 5K Run/Walk

When: 5:30 p.m.

Where: Ferrell Commons

Cost: $20 with student ID before race, $25 with student ID day of race

The Buzz: Tabling starts at 5:30 p.m. and the costume run begins at 6:30 p.m. Proceeds benefit the Coalition for the Homeless of Central Florida.

Science Café: The Sea Turtle "Lost Years" with Dr. Kate Mansfield

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

Where: Physical Sciences building

Cost: Free

The Buzz: Listen to Dr. Kate Mansfield discuss the sea turtles and the mystery of their lost years. RSVP at www.cos.ucf.edu/cafe.

Red, White and Truth tour

Where: CFE Arena

When: 6:30 p.m.

Cost: $25 to $40

The Buzz: Sean Hannity, Herman Cain and Brian Kilmeade take the stage at the CFE Arena to discuss the latest issues in the news.

Universal Orlando's Halloween Horror Nights

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

Where: Universal Orlando, 6000 Universal Blvd., Orlando

Cost: $45 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.

Orlando Magic vs. Washington Wizards

When: 7 p.m.

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

Cost: $15 to $840

The Buzz: The Orlando Magic will show off its newcomers at this home game at the Amway Center. The Magic squad spent much of the off-season revamping the roster through the draft, trades and free agency. Prized rookie point guard Elfrid Payton, one of the standouts from July's Orlando Pro Summer League, is expected to push for major minutes in the Magic backcourt this season while playing alongside of Victor Oladipo.

Friday, Oct. 31

Food Drive Drop-off

When: 10 a.m. to noon

Where: Visitor and Parking Information Center

Cost: Free

The Buzz: The Second Harvest Food Bank Truck will be at the Visitor's Information Center collecting non-perishable items.

All Souls Catholic Church Community Harvest Festival

When: 5 p.m. to 11 p.m.

Where: All Souls Catholic Church, 3280 W. First St., Sanford

Cost: Free admission

The Buzz: This is the sixth annual Community Harvest Festival. There will be midway rides, children's games, live entertainment, food, beer, wine, bingo, raffles, crafts and more.

Boo 'N Brew

When: 5 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Where: Waterford Lakes Town Center

Cost: $20

The Buzz: There will be festive activities for children, and adults can enjoy live music and unlimited beer-tasting for $20.

Spooky Hollow Trick or Treat

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

Where: First Street and Magnolia Square, Downtown Sanford

Cost: Free

The Buzz: Join the city of Sanford Recreation Department with carnival games, prizes and surprises. Bring a trick-or-treat bag and dress up for the costume contest.

Universal Orlando's Halloween Horror Nights

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

Where: Universal Orlando, 6000 Universal Blvd., Orlando

Cost: $56 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.

Shabbat Dinner

When: 7 p.m. to 10 p.m.

Where: Central Florida Hillel

Cost: Free

The Buzz: This Friday night dinner will have appetizers, followed by the service. Then, after the service, dinner will be served.

UCF Volleyball vs. East Carolina

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

Where: The Venue

Cost: Free with student ID

The Buzz: Earn Knightmare Rewards points and watch as the women's volleyball team takes on the East Carolina Pirates.

Freddy vs. Jason, Friday Fright Pitcher Show

When: 7:30 p.m.

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

Cost: General admission $10, student/senior/military (with ID) $8

The Buzz: Two modern horror icons, Freddy Krueger from the Nightmare on Elm Street series and Jason Voorhees from the Friday the 13th films, have a go at one another for the flesh and blood of a whole new group of teens.

14th Annual Church Street Halloween Party

When: 8 p.m. to 2 a.m.

Where: Church Street in front of Chillers Bar, 33 W. Church St.

Cost: Free

The Buzz: Orlando's biggest Halloween Street Party is back and better than ever on Church Street! There is a $3,000 cash grand prize for the best costume. The party is strictly 21 and up, and to get in the costume contest, you will have to be approached by secret judges that are in the crowd. It's invite-only to get into the competition, so bring your A game and get noticed in order to make it into the competition.

Saturday, Nov. 1

Fall Fiesta in the Park

Where: Lake Eola

When: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Cost: Free

The Buzz: This pet-friendly festival gives artists and food vendors a chance to showcase the best of Orlando to the estimated 150,000 attendees.

All Souls Catholic Church Community Harvest Festival

When: 11 a.m. to 11 p.m.

Where: All Souls Catholic Church, 3280 W. First St., Sanford

Cost: Free admission

The Buzz: This is the sixth annual Community Harvest Festival. There will be midway rides, children's games, live entertainment, food, beer, wine, bingo, raffles, crafts and more.

Family Day at the Orlando Museum of Art

When: 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Where: 2416 N. Mills Ave., Orlando

Cost: Free

The Buzz: There will be art activities, storytelling, music and special performances.

Knights Roadshow

Where: Goldenrod Recreation Center, 4863 N. Goldenrod Road, Winter Park

When: 11 a.m.

Cost: Free

The Buzz: Meet the 2014-15 UCF men's basketball team in Winter Park. Players will be on hand for autograph signing.

UCF Football vs. UConn

When: Noon

Where: Broadcast on CBS Sports Network

Cost: Free

The Buzz: Watch as the Knights take on the Huskies in Connecticut.

Local Brews Local Grooves

When: 6:15 p.m.

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

Cost: $8 to $62

The Buzz: This event is for those 21 years and older and attendees must have a wristband to sample beer. Cigar City Brewing, Funky Buddha Brewery, Due South Brewing Co., Sea Dog Brewing Co., Persimmon Hollow, Rock Brothers Brewing and Native Brewing Company will all be presenting their brews, and there will be live music.

Universal Orlando's Halloween Horror Nights

When: 6:30 p.m. to midnight

Where: Universal Orlando, 6000 Universal Blvd., Orlando

Cost: $72 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.

Life of the Party: Choose your Adventure

When: 7:30 p.m.

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

Cost: $16 to $20

The Buzz: This is a unique interactive performance in which the audience decides the fate of the characters on stage.

Sunday, Nov. 2

Fall Fiesta in the Park

Where: Lake Eola

When: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Cost: Free

The Buzz: This pet-friendly festival gives artists and food vendors a chance to showcase the best of Orlando to the estimated 150,000 attendees.

All Souls Catholic Church Community Harvest Festival

When: Noon to 8 p.m.

Where: All Souls Catholic Church, 3280 W. First St., Sanford

Cost: Free admission

The Buzz: This is the sixth annual Community Harvest Festival. There will be midway rides, children's games, live entertainment, food, beer, wine, bingo, raffles, crafts and more.

Life of the Party: Choose Your Adventure

When: 3 p.m.

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

Cost: $16 to $20

The Buzz: This is a unique interactive performance in which the audience decides the fate of the characters on stage.

UCF Percussion Ensemble Concert

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

Where: Visual Arts Building auditorium

Cost: Free

The Buzz: This is a preview of the UCF Percussion Ensemble's Percussive Arts Society International Convention concert.

Monday, Nov. 3

Good Nutrition on a Budget

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

Where: Recreation and Wellness Center

Cost: Free with student ID

The Buzz: Learn how to eat healthy without breaking the bank.

Shimmy Knights Belly Dance Workshop

When: 9 p.m. to 10:45 p.m.

Where: Student Union, room 218A

Cost: Free

The Buzz: Learn to belly dance with the Shimmy Knights club. All genders and sizes are welcome, and no experience is necessary.

Tuesday, Nov. 4

Improving Your Sleep

When: 11 a.m. to noon

Where: Counseling and Psychological Services

Cost: Free

The Buzz: Embrace your inner self by learning strategies for improving relationships, managing emotions and enhancing your well-being.

Men's Basketball vs. Flagler

When: 7 p.m.

Where: CFE Arena

Cost: Free with student ID

The Buzz: Watch the men's basketball team take on Flager in the first home game of the season.

A Knight of Hope

When: 8 p.m. to 10 p.m.

Where: Student Union, Pegasus Ballroom

Cost: $5 suggested donation

The Buzz: Come out to a night of performances that display the idea of "hope." This fundraiser will benefit To Write Love On Her Arms.

Wednesday, Nov. 5

CAB Comedy Showcase

When: 7:30 p.m. to 9:45 p.m.

Where: Knights Plaza I

Cost: Free

The Buzz: CAB has partnered with The Improv Academy to create a comedy showcase.

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