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What's happening in Northeast Ohio this weekend: Oct. 5-7

So many pub crawls and food fests!

October is upon us and there are plenty events fitting for the season.

From a cupcake crawl to a bacon festival and a wizard bar crawl, there's something for everyone this weekend. You can even see WKYC's own Leon Bibb in a live performance.

Check out our list of 10 things to do.

Bacon Festival

What: The second ever Bacon Festival heads to the East Bank of The Flats this weekend for bacon, beer and live bands. The best part is, 100 percent of the proceeds benefit the Hunger Network of Greater Cleveland. Learn more here.

Where: Flats East Bank, Cleveland

When: Saturday, 12-10 p.m.

Cleveland Comic Con

What: Cleveland Comic Con is an ideal destination for true comic book lovers. Fans of gaming, anime and sci-fi will also find items of interest. The guest list includes comic artist Keith Pollard, X-Men director Larry Houston and Creepshow designer Rick Catizone, as well as many more. Get tickets here.

Where: Cuyahoga County Fairgrounds, 19021 E. Bagley Road, Middleburg Heights

When: Saturday and Sunday, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Cupcake Crawl

What: The Lorain County Cupcake Crawl kicked off this week, so why not spend a weekend indulging in the ultimate sugary experience? Visit participating bakeries across three counties and check them off on your passport. Visit five bakeries to redeem a prize. Learn more here.

Where: See the full map of participants here.

When: Oct. 2-31

Harry Potter Fun Run

What: Gather your fellow muggles and head to Medina for the fourth annual Harry Potter 5K Run and Walk. Wear your Potterhead gear and get entered to win some Potter prizes. Register here.

Where: 109 W. Washington St., Medina

When: 9 a.m. to 12 p.m., Sunday

Historic Pub Crawl

What: Head to the Tremont neighborhood for this fun bar crawl, where you'll get to explore the area's history and favorite watering holes. And of course, beer and cocktails are involved. Learn more here.

Where: Check in at Prosperity Social Club, 1109 Starkweather Ave., Cleveland

When: Saturday, 1 p.m.

Jeff Foxworthy

What: Get ready for some laughs as famed comedian Jeff Foxworthy comes to town. The Grammy nominee has penned 26 books and is widely known for his series of redneck jokes. Get tickets here.

Where: Hard Rock Rocksino, 10777 Northfield Road, Northfield

When: Saturday, 8 p.m.

Lock 3 Oktoberfest

What: Get to Lock 3 and embrace your inner German. Admission is free and there will be plenty of beer and food to keep your belly full. Learn more here.

Where: Lock 3, 200 S. Main St., Akron

When: Friday 5 p.m., Saturday 12 p.m.

Modern Warrior LIVE

What: This theatrical music experience explores the impact that war has on one's psyche and how those who have been at war can struggle to reintegrate to society. WKYC's Leon Bibb, a Vietnam veteran, will make a special guest appearance. Get tickets here.

Where: Ohio Theatre, 1511 Euclid Ave., Cleveland

When: Saturday, 7:30 p.m.

Ohio Mart

What: Head to the beautiful Stan Hywet Gardens for Ohio Mart, an artisan craft and exhibitor fair perfect for those wanting to get an early start on holiday shopping. There will be a huge lineup of diverse vendors, as well as a food court featuring baked goods and cider. Learn more here.

Where: Stan Hywet, 714 North Portage Path, Akron

When: Friday and Saturday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Sunday 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Wizard Pub Crawl

What: Escape the muggle world and head to this bar crawl, where you'll get a wand and be sorted into a house like a true wizard. Participating Warehouse District bars will feature specialty drinks, such as a butterbeer cocktail and the Cherry Potter. Get tickets here.

Where: Check in at Velvet Dog, 1280 W. 6th Street, Cleveland

When: Saturday, 3-10 p.m.