Thursday is another name for free at the museum. Admission to the Galleries at the Akron Art Museum, 1 S. High St., is free from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Thursday. On view is John Pearson: Intuitive Structures, Along the Tracks: O. Winston Link and Trenton Doyle Hancock: Skin & Bones, 20 Years of Drawing.
Free Halloween double feature. The 1993 comedy Hocus Pocus (Bette Midler, Sarah Jessica Parker and Kathy Najimy play sisters who are witches) and the 2013 animated TV short Toy Story of Terror (voices of Tom Hanks and Tim Allen) will be shown at 6 p.m. Thursday at the Akron-Summit County Main Library, 60 S. High St., Akron.
Making joyful sounds. The Hugh A. Glauser School of Music’s Fall Flute Frenzy (try saying that three times) flute studio recital will be from 8 to 9:30 p.m. Thursday at Kent State University’s Center for the Performing Arts, 1325 Theatre Drive. More information at www.kent.edu/music.
A little less ordinary. Organizers of the Oddmall: Emporium of the Weird describe it as “a huge art fair and craft show combined with a super fun comic, game, toy and pop culture convention.” Noon to 6 p.m. Saturday and Sunday at the John S. Knight Center, 77 E. Mill St., Akron. Free admission. 330-899-1017, www.johnsknight.org.