Halloween events 2016
Published 12:00 am Thursday, October 13, 2016
Boogerwoods Haunted Attraction — Five nights only: Oct. 21, 22, 27, 28, 29. Rated number one haunt in the Carolinas for most entertaining. Tickets go on sale at 2 p.m. at Boogerwoods and are good for that night only. All proceeds to the cure of Cystic Fibrosis. Info at www.boogerwoods.org
Scarrigan Farms — Mooresville. Half-mile haunted walking trail. Never stand in line; enjoy bonfires, music, concessions. Trail open through Halloween night. Opens at sunset Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday evenings. $25. Dates, details, coupons at www.facebook/scarriganfarms
Salisbury Ghost Walk — 7 and 8 p.m. each weekend in October. Walk covers six-block area down town. Tales of shadow ghosts, apparitions, orbs in 1800s Salisbury. Bring camera, smart phone, flashlight. $5 students, $10 adults, 5 and under free. Salisbury Ghost Walk questions/reservations 704-798-3102.
Tales Told by Firelight — 7 p.m. Oct. 15: In Mt. Pleasant. Halloween stories, roasted marshmallows, popcorn. By the Eastern Cabarrus Historical Society, 1100 N. Main St., Mt. Pleasant. Told by a friendly witch, suitable for children of all ages. Free. See Facebook: Eastern Cabarrus Historical Society.
‘It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown’ — 7 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 22: At Patterson Farm Market, free with admission to farm activities. The movie is part of farm’s corn maze, open through Oct. 31, and featuring the 50th anniversary of “The Great Pumpkin” TV show. www.facebook.com /PattersonFarmInc/
‘The Art of Murder’ — OCT’s fifth annual Halloween fundraiser — 8 p.m. Oct. 28-29 and 2:30 p.m. Oct. 30: Tickets $20 at Showtix4u.com or 704-788-2405. Old Courthouse Theater, 49 Spring St. NW, www.oldcourt housetheatre.org
Spencer Doll & Toy Museum Haunted Trolley Ride — 7:30-10 p.m. FridaySaturday, Oct. 28-29. $12 adults and $10 students.RSVP to Spencer Doll & Toy Museum, 108 Fourth St., Spencer, 704-762-9359 or SpencerDollAnd ToyMuseum@gmail.com
Hallowine: SD&TM Haunted Trolley Ride and Wine & Beer Tasting — 7:30-10 p.m. Monday, Oct. 31: RSVP by Oct. 29. $25 per person. A Spencer Doll & Toy Museum fundraiser, 108 Fourth St., Spencer, 704-762-9359 or SpencerDollAnd ToyMuseum@gmail.com
Downtown Halloween Fun Fest — 3-6 p.m. Oct. 29: Annual Downtown Halloween Fun Fest in the Salisbury Post parking lot with music, costume contests, Halloween crafts, bounce house, face painting, candy, more. $5 each. www.salisburync.gov
Dead Artists Halloween Party — Oct. 29: Don your favorite dearly-departed artist character’s spirit and enjoy food, prizes, music. Free. Mean Mug Coffee Company, 1024 S. Fulton St., 704-754-4615.
Spook-tacular Saturday at THD of Salisbury — Oct. 29: Trick-or-treating, adult and children’s costume contests, motorcycle decorating contest, kid games, free Cheerwine, entertainment by DJ Fast Freddie Thompson. Tilley Harley-Davidson, 653 Bendix Drive, 704-638-6044, www.tilleyhdofsalisbury.com
Trick or Treating in Downtown China Grove — 4-5 p.m. Oct. 31: Trick or Treating Downtown China Grove.
Historic Gold Hill Village Trick or Treat in the Village Shops — 11 a.m.-5 p.m..Saturday, Oct. 29: Children age 12 and under. St. Stephens Church Road.
Gold Hill Park Ghost Walk — Saturday, Oct. 29: St. Stephens Church Road.
Halloween at Historic Rosedale Plantation — • Paranormal Grounds Investigation, Oct. 21-22 6:30-8 p.m. $20 • Paranormal House Investigation, Oct.22 9-11 p.m. $85 • Midnight In The Garden, Oct. 22 11:30 p.m.-12:30 a.m. Hear real tales and ghost stories of encounters and experiences of staff. $25 • Pre-registration at www.historicrosedale.org/events/ or 704-335-0325. 3427 N. Tryon St., Charlotte.
Halloween at Old Salem — Old Salem Museums & Gardens, 600 S. Main St., W-S • Legends and Lanterns Tours, 7-9 p.m. Oct. 28 -29, $40, RSVP to 1-800-441-5305 • Halloween pumpkin carving contest, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Oct. 29, free • Trick or Treat in Old Salem Oct. 30, free. 6-7:30 p.m. • Details at oldsalem.org