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Local Halloween events

Kannapolis Fall Festival — 3-6:30 p.m., Oct. 21: Village Park. Come in costume, for games, treats, crafts, ride the carousel and train. After sunset: feature film Monsters, Inc. Admission free. Kannapolis Parks & Recreation, 704-920-4343, parks@kannapolisnc.gov.

Pumpkin Patch for Missions — Through Oct. 31:  Milford Hills UMC, 1630 Statesville Blvd. Mon-Fri noon-7 p.m., Sat 10 a.m.-7 p.m.. 704-704-636-0471.

Trick or Treat So Others May Eat — Oct. 22-29: Canned Food Drive for Rowan Helping Ministries, 704-637-6838, ext. 112, parks@kannapolisnc.gov

Boogerwoods 2017  — Oct. 13, 14, 20, 21, 27, 28: Boogerwoods 40th  anniversary. Tickets go on sale each day at Boogerwoods around 2 p.m.; good for that night only. See  www.boogerwoods.org or facebook or 704-855-7922.

Gary Taylor’s ‘Dracula’ — Oct. 26-28:  Based on the classic tale, told from the viewpoint of the vampire. Hanesbrands Theatre, 209 N Spruce St., W-S. Tickets $34.75/$30.50, at winstonsalemfestivalballet.org  or 336-747-1414.

Old Salem’s Legends and Lanterns Halloween Tours — 7-9 p.m. Oct. 27-28: Tours every 15 minutes. Costumed guide lights the way by lantern through Salem’s nighttime streets. $35. RSVP to 1-800-441-5305 or  oldsalem.org

Woods of Terror Comes Alive — Weekends plus Oct. 30-31. Greensboro. Info at www.woodsofterror.com

Friday 10-27

Trick Or Treat In The Park —  5:30-9 p.m. Town of Harrisburg. www.facebook.com

Saturday 10-28

Granite Quarry  Family FunFest — 1-5 p.m. Oct., 28:   Trick-or-treating, bouncy houses, food, live band from 3-5 p.m.

Trick or Treat   in Historic Gold Hill — Oct.  28: Trick or Treat in the Village Shops, Saint Stephens Church Road, www.goldhillnc.com

Gold Hill Park Ghost Walk  — Oct.  28: Ghost Walk in Historic Gold Hill, Saint Stephens Church Road, www.goldhillnc.com

Spooktacular Event at THD — 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Oct. 28: Adult and children costume contest, kids’ games, magician, free Cheerwine, Tour pack trick or treat. Tilley Harley-Davidson, 653 Bendix Drive, 704-638-6044, Www.tilleyhdofsalisbury.com

Happy Roots Haunted Roots Festival — 4-11 p.m. Oct. 28: Free. Six bands, food, drink, ghost walk, games, parade, costume contest, prizes.  1026 S. Fulton St., www.happyrootsnc.org

Halloween Carnival at Gold Hill Fire Dept. —10 a.m.-2 p.m. Oct. 28:  Fire trucks, hay rides, free games, candy, foam block jumping pit, face painting, vendors plus Sparky the Fire Dog. Refreshments and hot dog lunch for sale by Gold Hill VFD Auxiliary. 820 Old US Hwy 80 Gold  Hill.

Annual Downtown Halloween Fun Fest — 3-6 p.m. Oct. 28:  Fall carnival with games, entertainment, costume contest, hay maze, bounce house, face painting, hay ride, haunted trolley, candy. City Hall, 217 S. Main St., Salisbury. 704-216-PLAY

Kaleidoscope Cultural Arts Festival -Candy Crawl — 2-5 p.m. Downtown Kannapolis  diagonally across from Gem Theatre, North Research Campus Drive, Kannapolis.

Saving Grace Farm Trick Or Treat Ride & Fall Festival — 1-5 p.m. For ages 3-12. Cost $12 per rider. Dress up, ride a horse, collect candy. Saving Grace Farm, 725 Jackson Road. 704-209-6577

Trunk or Treat at Christiana — 6-8 p.m. Also hay rides, food, roasting marshmallows, contests, games. Free. Christiana Lutheran Church, 6190 Hwy 52, 704-279-4655

Salisbury Ghost Walk Tour — 8-10:30 p.m.: Fun-filled walk through Downtown Salisbury;  try and catch a peek of a hiding ghoul. Bring camera and flashlight. Meet at County Admin. Bldg, 130 West Innes St. RSVP 704-798-3102 www.visitsalisburync.com

Pumpkin Fest at Town Creek — Town Creek Indian Mound pays homage to the harvest and respect to American Indian traditions. 509 Town Creek Mound Road, Mount Gilead, . www.towncreekindianmound.com

Halloween pumpkin carving Old Salem Historic District — 10 a.m.-3 p.m., 900 Old Salem Road, Winston-Salem. www.oldsalem.org

Sunday 10-29

Salisbury Trunk Or Treat — 2-4 p.m. Plus free games for elementary aged children. Bell Tower Park, corner of W. Innes and S. Jackson.

Fall Fest — 4-7 p.m. Hosted by LifeChurch and JF Hurley YMCA, free carnival games, Trunk-or-Treat, food, hay rides. J.F. Hurley YMCA, 828 Jake Alexander Blvd. W. 704-633-0880 or facebook

Pizza, Pours and S’mores Halloween Party — 6-9 p.m. Childress Vineyards, 1000 Childress Vineyards Road, Lexington. See facebook

Trick Or Treat In Old Salem South Main Street — 6-7:30 p.m. Old Salem Museums & Gardens, 900 Old Salem Road, Winston-Salem. www.oldsalem.org

Tuesday 10-31

China Grove Downtown Trick or Treat — 4-5 p.m. Oct. 31: China Grove Downtown Trick or Treat.  www.chinagrovenc.gov

Trick Or Treat – Downtown Mooresville — 3-5 p.m. Main Street, Mooresville. www.racecityusa.org

Halloween Spooktacular: Little Brock Of Horrors — 5:30-8 p.m. Mocksville. daviechamber.chambermaster.com

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