CHICAGO — With each passing day, we’re getting a little bit closer to Halloween.

That means a number of events in celebration of October 31 are starting to creep up around the Chicagoland area, and that includes this week.

Hence the “Weekender” on Friday’s WGN Morning News from Dean Richards featured a couple of these events that are going on in the city and suburbs to get people in the Halloween spirit.

Along with those events, we also spotlighted concerts by Steep Canyon Rangers, Pretty Lights, Tommy James & The Shondells, Enhypen, performances of “Sanctuary City,” “A View From The Bridge,” the Sweetest Day Comedy Jam, Aries Spears, and more during the segment.

You can watch this edition of Dean’s “Weekender” from the October 20 WGN Morning News in the video above.

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