Things to do Nov. 3-9: 312 Comedy Fest, Joliet Prison, pumpkin smashes and more

Friday, Nov. 3

Christmas on State Street: 9-11 a.m. Friday, Nov. 3, at The Little Traveler, 404 S. 3rd St., Geneva. Breakfast at 9 a.m. and program at 10 a.m. at St. Mark’s Church. Historian Leslie Goddard, PhD., will give a lecture recalling the history of Christmas at Chicago’s big department stores through photos, ads and memorabilia. Online registration required. $25 for the performance only (meet at St. Mark’s Church), $35 for breakfast and the performance.

MainStreet Libertyville’s First Fridays: 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Friday, Nov. 3, on Main Street in Libertyville. Music, refreshments and more. Free.

Aurora First Fridays: 5-9 p.m. Friday, Nov. 3, in downtown Aurora. Art, music, dance, food trucks and more at local businesses and venues in downtown Aurora. Free.

Karaoke Night: 7 p.m. Friday, Nov. 3, at Playhouse 38, 321 Stevens St., Suite P, Geneva. Choose from a collection of popular songs. Concessions for purchase. $5.

The Old Joliet Haunted Prison: Starting times from 7-9:15 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Nov. 3-4, at 401 Woodruff Road, Joliet. This immersive haunted house winds through the dark abandoned halls of the infamous Joliet Correctional Center. Tickets start at $29.99.

See the rest of the list in Today’s Daily Herald.