A whole week of Halloween

(Photo by Dion Ogust)

(Photo by Dion Ogust)

Friday, October 24

Pure Terror at the Castle Fun Center, Fri., Sat. & Sun. through 11/2. A combination of haunted houses and haunted trail attractions. Call 391-0071 for more information. Located at 299 MuseumVillage Road in Monroe.

3:30-8:30 p.m. The Roxbury Arts Group and Stamford Fire Department announce the opening of the Haunted House. Join us if you dare for a good scare. $5 for adults and $2 for students 12 years and younger.  Proceeds will go towards RAG. Delaware in at 52-58 Main Street in Stamford. Call 607-326-7908 for more information.

4-8 p.m. Haunted Huguenot Street Fri., Sat. & Sun. through 11/2. Special interpretations of the Jean Hasbrouck House, the burial ground, the Deyo House, and the Abraham Hasbrouck House. Guests will hear legends of hauntings, participate in Mrs. Gertrude Deyo-Brodhead’s infamous Conundrum Party, and explore the art of haunted interpretation. Tickets are $30/$25 members & seniors. Historic Huguenot Street at 81 Huguenot Street in New Paltz.

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6-7:30 p.m. The Great Halloween Spooktacular. Come dressed to impress as the museum celebrates Halloween! Touch creepy crawlies from the land and sea, create a spooky craft, and dance around a glowing cauldron in the moonlight! Admission is $12 and $8 for members. Call 471-0589 for more information. Mid Hudson Children’s Museum at 75 North Water Street in Poughkeepsie.

6-9 p.m. Legends by Candlelight Ghost Tours. Enjoy candlelight tours of the museum and grounds with ghosts and spooks of the museum’s history. For more information, call 518-537-622 or visit https://www.friendsofclermont.org/. Friends of Clermont at 87 Clermont Avenue in Germantown.

6:30 p.m. Monster Mash Family Halloween Dance Party. Come with your dancing shoes on for dancing, games, crafts and spooky activities. Costumes are highly encouraged. For more information, call 758-3241. Admission is free. Red Hook Public Library at 7444 S. Broadway in Red Hook.

6:30-9:30 p.m. Haunted Fortress of Stanfordville. Eerie skits and scenes along a trail of artist-designed sets with about 100 costumed characters. Special features include a twisted opera house, sinister mad scientist’s lab, bottomless pit and more. Admission is $10 and $5 for children. Call 868-7782 for more information. Located at 86 Creamery Road in Stanfordville.

7-11 p.m. Haunted Mansion through 11/1. Haunted houses and haunted trails that all families and kids can explore for scares and entertainment. For more information, call 297-2288. Bowdoin Park at 38 Sheafe Road in Wappingers Road.

7 p.m. Hurley Heritage Society Ghost Walk. Tales of hauntings from the late 1600s through 1818. Please bring a flashlight and dress for the weather. Call 331-8673 for more information and reservations. Held at 11 Main Street in Hurley.

7 p.m. Headless Horseman Hayrides and Haunted Houses, Fri., Sat. & Sun. through 11/2. See the Headless Horseman, six haunted houses, corn maze and magic show. Admission is $45.95. Call 339-2666 for reservations. Located at 778 Broadway/Route 9W in Ulster Park.

7:00 p.m. Pure Terror Scream Park at Museum Village. Held Friday, Saturday and Sunday Nights. Two miles of five new haunted houses, including a mental institution and one completely in the dark. Admission is $36.99. Call 391-0071 for more information. Located at 299 Museum Village Road in Monroe.

7 p.m. Kevin McCurdy’s Haunted Mansion, Fri., Sat. & Sun. through 10/31. Venture through the three main attractions: The titular Haunted Mansion, the Fear Trail through the woods and London After Midnight: Featuring Jack the Ripper, Mr. Hyde, Sweeney Todd and other beloved 19th-century British psychopaths. Admission is $22 for adults and $12 or kids. Visit thehauntedmansion.com or call 297-2288 for more information. Located at 38 Sheafe Road in Poughkeepsie.

7 p.m. Zombie Ziplining Fri. & Sat. nights through 11/1. Zipline through a 50-acre haunted forest at night at speeds of up to 30 mph, lit only by your head lamp, while bloodthirsty undead freaks chase you from above and below. Reservations must be made. Tickets are $119 per person. Visit bigbearziplines.com/zombie for more information. Located at 817 Violet Ave./Route 9G in Hyde Park.

7:30 p.m. Pre-Halloween Nosferatu – Symphony of Horror. Featuring Juan Cardona Jr. All seats are $6, vampires are free. UPAC at 601 Broadway in Kingston.

 

Saturday, October 25

8:30 a.m. 5k Trail Run/ Zombie Run. Will You Survive? The race will begin at 10:30 a.m. Special Olympics NY is partnering again with Anderson Center for Autism where proceeds benefit both organizations. Get more information at: 2014Rundead.kintera.org/Anderson. Anderson Center’s campus is on Route 9 in Staatsburgh.

9 a.m.-10 p.m. Halloween Carnival & Haunted Trails. Join us for a day filled with fun and exciting fall activities and an evening of spooktacular Halloween games and haunted trails! Free Lunch & Dinner. Haunted trails start at 7 p.m. Call 985-2291 or visit

https://frostvalley.org/about-us/local-events/free-community-days/ for more information. Frost Valley at 21 Straus Lane in Claryville.

10 a.m.-2 p.m. 3rd Annual Scarecrows at Frog Alley. Scarecrows on display by local artists and designers. Enter your own scarecrow to in contest. There will also be a pie contest. For more information, call 339-0720. Sponsored by the Friends of Historic Kingston and theJunior League of Kingston. The event is at the Historic Frog Alley Park in uptown Kingston.

10 a.m. Mini Monster Mash. A friendly gathering of miniature horses/donkeys and their drivers. Activities include Pumpkin Cones Course and Trick or Treat Trail Class. Haunted Woods Drive (weather permitting). Call 518-672-4202 for more information. High and Mighty Therapeutic Riding and Driving Center at 71 County Route 21C in Ghent.

10:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Boo at the Zoo. Make spooky snacks for the black bears, then watch as the zookeepers let them loose on the tasty Halloween decorations at 11 a.m. Touch real animal skulls, see stuffed specimens in the Nature Study Museum, make Autumn crafts and learn about bats and our not-so-scary owls and vultures. See more information at: https://www.hvparent.com/events/. Trailside Museums and Zoo on Seven Lakes Pkwy City at Bear Mountain State Park  at 55 Hessian Drive  in Bear Mountain.

11 a.m.-1 p.m. Hogwarts Halloween. Enjoy games, raffles, prizes, candy and fun. Come in costume. Grinnell Library at 2642 E Main Street in Wappingers Falls.

11:30 a.m-1:30 p.m. Kreepy Kids Kruise. Featuring a DJ, magician, face painting and other activities. Costumes are highly encouraged. There will be a costume contest. Adults are $21, seniors $19 and children 4-11 $13. Get more information at https://www.hvparent.com/events/. Hudson River Cruises at 1 East Strand Street in Kingston.

12-2 p.m. Ulster County SPCA’s Annual Howl-O-Ween Party! Bring your pets and kids dressed in costume! There will be face painting, Halloween pet photos, costume contests, pumpkin painting, raffles, costumed pet parade, bake sale, and spooky story time.
For more information call 845-331-5377 or e-mail volunteer@ucspca.org. Ulster County SPCA at 20 Wiedy Road in Kingston.

12 p.m. The Peanuts – Pumpkin Patch Express Train Rides, Sat. & Sun. through 11/2. Rides are every hour through 3 p.m. Enjoy a 2 hour experience that includes a train ride, meeting favorite Peanuts characters, live music, storytelling, tractor rides, pumpkin decorating & trick-or-treating. Tickets are $24 for adults $16 for children. For more information, call 845-688-7400. Catskill Mountain RR at Westbrook Lane Station in Kingston.

1-4 p.m. Fall Festival & Haunted Mini-Golf. Hay ride to the pumpkin patch, crafts and activities, face painting, and spooky mini- golf. Bring a fun fall snack to share. Get more information at www.hvparent.com/events/. Beekman Recreation at 29 Recreation Center Rd in Hopewell Junction.

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1 p.m. Trick or Treat in the Fields. We’ll provide art-making, hayrides, and a candy hunt amongst the sculptures. Come in your favorite costume, craft your own treat bag, and enjoy cider and popcorn in the park. For more information, call 518-392-4747. Omi International Arts Center at 1405 County Route 22 in Ghent.

1:30-3:30 p.m. Town of Wappinger Halloween Costume Contest. For kids 0-11. There will be 3 different age groups. Trunk or treating and refreshments. Call 297-0720 for more information. Schlathaus Park at 126 All Angels Hill Road in Wappingers Falls.

2-4 p.m. Fairy Workshop with Jill Olesker. Explore the lore of the fairy world through stories and crafts. This very special one day camp will focus on gourd fairy houses that will then be used in Halloween Journey. For ages 5-7. Call 679-2213 for more information. Woodstock Library is at 5 Library Lane in Woodstock.

2 p.m. Ladybug Girl and the Dress-up Dilemma. New York Times Bestselling children’s authors David Soman and Jacky Davis of the bestselling Ladybug Girl, will be joining us just in time for Halloween with their newest Ladybug Girl installment. Merritt Bookstore at 57 Front Street in Millbrook.

3:30-8:30 p.m. The Roxbury Arts Group and Stamford Fire Department announce the opening of the Haunted House. Join us if you dare for a good scare. $5 for adults and $2 for students 12 years and younger.  Proceeds will go towards RAG. Delaware in at 52-58 Main Street in Stamford. Call 607-326-7908 for more information.

4-5 p.m. The Great American Ghost Story. In this presentation, documentary filmmaker Jim Ormond will outline Washington Irving’s life up to the publication of “The Legend of Sleepy Hollow” and will discuss the context of the story. Afterwards, he will show his new 1/2 hour film adaptation of “The Legend of Sleepy Hollow”. Call 265-3040 for more information. Julia L. Butterfield Library at 10 Morris Avenue in Cold Spring.

5 p.m. HealthAlliance Foundation’s Vampire Ball Halloween Party.  Costumes, dinner, dancing and the Kingston High School’s “Young Frankenstein” production will reprise their Dr. Frankenstein-and-Creature “Puttin’ on the Ritz” song and dance. Tickets are $135. Call 254-2760 for more information. Lazy Swan Golf Club at 1754 Old Kings Highway in Saugerties.

5 p.m.-8p.m. Picasso’s 133rd Birthday Surrealist Poetry Potluck Costume Party!
Vegetarian potluck, open mic poetry reading, sunset bonfire & costume extravaganza.. Free admission- donations are welcome. Please bring Surreal Vegetarian Snacks, Surreal Drinks & Surreal Poems to share with all. Please dress Surrealistically. Also featuring a showing of Surrealist Collages Shiv Mirabito in the Shivastan Poetry Ashram Art Gallery. For more information call 679-8777.  Shivastan Poetry Ashram Garden at 6 Hillcrest Avenue in Woodstock.

5:30-8:30 p.m. Town of Lloyd’s Halloween in the Hamlet. Prizes will be awarded for scariest, prettiest, ugliest, cutest tot, best group, most original and best adult costume; the winners will be announced at 7 p.m. Featuring a story teller, Dr. Frankenstein’s interactive lab and a pumpkin carving contest (bring pumpkins to Town Hall from 11 a.m.-4 p.m.; winners will be announced at 8:15 p.m.). For additional information, call 691-2144. Held at the Methodist Church in Highland.

6-11 p.m. Spooky Theatrics: Folktales from the 1860s in Action. This is not a bloody horror; it is a historic psycho drama. Tickets are $10-$30. Call 518-828-1872, ext. 109 for more information. Olana’s Farm Complex on Route 9G in Hudson.

6:30 p.m. The Night of the Witches Wedding.  Presented by Murder Cafe. For more information, call 265-9355. Hudson House Theater at 2 Main Street in Cold Spring.

6-9 p.m. Legends by Candlelight Ghost Tours. Enjoy candlelight tours of the museum and grounds with ghosts and spooks of the museum’s history. For more information, call 518-537-622 or visit https://www.friendsofclermont.org/. Friends of Clermont at 87 Clermont Avenue in Germantown.

6:30-9:30 p.m. Haunted Fortress of Stanfordville. Eerie skits and scenes along a trail of artist-designed sets with about 100 costumed characters. Special features include a twisted opera house, sinister mad scientist’s lab, bottomless pit and more. Admission is $10 and $5 for children. Call 868-7782 for more information. Located at 86 Creamery Road in Stanfordville.

6:30-10:30 p.m. Haunted Hayrides.  Beware of the zombies and witches as you pull through the farmer’s field. Admission is $5 for adults and $3 for children. Drinks and food provided. Orange County Farmers Museum at 850 Route 17k in Montgomery.

7 p.m. Harvest Moon Ball with the Round House Rockers. Music, dancing, costume contest, photo booth, piñata and more. Bring a dish to pass. Proceeds to benefit Andes Dollars for Scholars. Call 676-3980 for more information. Andes Hotel in Andes.

7-11 p.m. Doo Wop Fund-Raiser Dance. Diamonds DJ, 50/50 raffle, refreshments, and live entertainment! BYOB. Costumes welcome. Limited seating. No tickets sold at door.  Call 688-3026 for tickets. St. Francis de Sales Parish Hall at 109 Main Street in Phoenicia.

8-10 p.m. The Tubes Halloween Show and Costume Party! A combination of art with trash, comedy with tragedy, and innovative rock theatre with consummate musicianship. Call 914- 739-0039, ext. 2 for more information. Tickets are $29-$39. Paramount Hudson Valley at 1008 Brown Street in Peekskill.

8 p.m. WRRV Boo Ball. Townsquare Media – Hudson Valley is hosting the event, which features over $1,500 in prizes for best costumes and party band Saved by the ’90s performing. You must be at least 18 years old to enter and 21 to drink.
Tickets $10. To order tickets call 800-745-3000. Mid-Hudson Civic Center at 14 Civic Center Plaza in Poughkeepsie.

 

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