Halloween calendar

Halloween calendar 2011

hhendren@herald-leader.comOctober 28, 2011 

  • Trick-or-treat times

    Trick-or-treat will be 6 to 8 p.m. Oct. 31 in Fayette and the surrounding counties of Bourbon, Clark, Franklin, Jessamine, Madison, Scott and Woodford.

Fear not: There's still time to visit some of the area's scariest haunts and happenings ... if you dare.

Here's a collection of Halloween events in the area, including a few not-so-spooky programs for the kids.

CALENDAR

Halloween Family Fun Weekend. Oct. 28-30. General Butler State Resort Park, Carrollton. Activities, entertainment, trick-or-treating. 1-866-462-8853. www.parks.ky.gov.

Halloween Campout and Ghost Stories in a Cave. Oct. 28-29. Carter Caves State Resort Park, Olive Hill. Trick-or-treating, costume contest including a pet category, pumpkin carving contest, campsite-decorating contest. Ghost stories in Cascade Cave $n. Bring a lawn chair. 1-800-325-0059. www.parks.ky.gov.

Masquerade Run on My Old Kentucky Dinner Train. 5 p.m. Oct. 28. 602 N. Third St., Bardstown. $74.95. 1-866-801-3463. www.kydinnertrain.com.

Teen Haunted Halloween Party. 5:45-8 p.m Oct. 28. Lexington Public Library, Beaumont Branch, 3080 Fieldstone Way, Lexington. Free. Haunted library and costume contest just for teens, snacks and drinks. Library doors are locked at 6 p.m. Reservations required. (859) 231-5570. www.lexpublib.org.

Halloween Party: Teen After-Hours Night. 5:45 p.m. Oct. 28. Lexington Public Library, Northside Branch, 1733 Russell Cave Rd., Lexington. Reservations required. (859) 231-5590. www.lexpublib.org.

HalloweenFest Candy Land style. 6-8 p.m. Oct. 28. Central Baptist Church, 110 Wilson Downing Rd., Lexington. Trick-or-treating, games, food, costume contest. For admission bring a canned good for God's Pantry. (859) 278-2331. www.lexcentral.com.

Haunted Village. 6 p.m. Oct. 28, 6 p.m. Oct. 29. Heritage Village Museum, 11450 Lebanon Rd., Cincinnati. $8. (513) 563-9484. www.heritagevillagecincinnati.org.

Tales of Suspense: An Evening of One-Act Scary Plays. 6:30 p.m. Oct. 28. Greenbo Lake State Resort Park, 965 Lodge Rd., Greenup. $35. 1-800-325-0083. www.parks.ky.gov.

Haunted Hayride. Dusk Oct. 28, 29. Jenny Wiley State Resort Park, Prestonsburg. Tractor-pulled hayride. $4. 1-800-325-0142. www.parks.ky.gov.

Kevin Steele's Ghost Walk & Creepy Crawl. 7 and 9 p.m. Oct. 28-29, 7 p.m. Oct. 30, 8 p.m. Oct. 31. Meet at Sawyer's Bar and Grill, 325 W. Main St., Lexington. $10 adults, $5 ages 12 and younger. (859) 825-8702. www.walklex.com.

The Tales of Edgar Allan Poe. By Lexington Children's Theatre. 7 p.m. Oct. 28; 2, 7 and 11:59 p.m. Oct. 29; 2 p.m. Oct. 30. Lexington Children's Theater, 418 W. Short St., Lexington. $17 adults, $14 children. (859) 254-4546, Ext. 247. www.lctonstage.org.

Massacre at Kirby Knob Haunted Trail. 7 p.m.-midnight Oct. 28, 29; 7-10 p.m. Oct. 30, 31. 7040 Athens-Boonesboro Rd., Lexington. $10. (859) 271-8700.

Screampark. Through Oct. 31. 7 p.m.-1 a.m. Oct. 28, 29; 7-11 p.m. Oct. 30, 31. 903 Manchester St., Lexington. $17-$18 general admission, $30 VIP, $3 for Hot Seat ride. www.scarylexington.com.

Haunted Frontier. 7:30-10 p.m. Oct. 28-30. Old Fort Harrod State Park, 100 S. College St., Harrodsburg. $5. Haunted house inside the stockade walls of Fort Harrod with a "settler's nightmare" theme. $5; not recommended for young children. (859) 734-3314. www.parks.ky.gov.

Ghost Hunt-Paranormal Investigation. 9 p.m. Oct. 28, 29. Waveland State Historic Site, 225 Waveland Museum Ln., Lexington. $20. (859) 272-3611. www.parks.ky.gov.

Dracula. By Actors Theatre of Louisville. 7:30 p.m. Oct. 28, 4 and 8 p.m. Oct. 29, 2 and 7 p.m. Oct. 30. Actors Theatre of Louisville, 316 W. Main St., Louisville. $37-$45. (502) 584-1205. www.actorstheatre.org.

Wicked World Scaregrounds. 7:30 p.m.-midnight Oct. 28, 29; 7-10 p.m. Oct. 30, 31. 5817 Tates Creek Rd., Lexington. $12-$30. www.2scary.com.

Evil Dead: The Musical. 7:30 p.m. Oct. 28, 29, 31. The Alley Theater, 1205 E. Washington St., Louisville. $20 theater seating, $25 splatter zone. www.louevildead.com.

Spooky Songs and Scary Tales. Natural Bridge State Resort Park, Slade. 8 p.m. Oct. 28. Ghost stories, spooky songs. Free. For ages 6 and older. 1-800-325-1710. www.parks.ky.gov.

CastleVania Halloween Bash. 8 p.m. Oct. 28. CastlePost, 230 Pisgah Pike, Versailles. $35. Music, hors d'oeuvres and costume prizes. (859) 879-1000. www.thecastlepost.com,

Fright Nights at Jacobson Park. 8 p.m.- midnight Oct. 28, 29; 8-11 p.m. Oct. 30, 31. Jacobson Park, 4001 Athens-Boonesboro Rd., Lexington. Two separate ticketed attractions, Dark Forest and Zombie Mayhem. $12-$30. www.lexingtonhauntedhouse.com.

Halloween "Haunted" Train Ride. 8 p.m. Oct. 28, 29. Bluegrass Railroad Museum, 175 Beasley Rd., Versailles. $12, $11 seniors, $10 children. www.bluegrassrailroad.com.

Waverly Hills Sanatorium Haunted House: 10 Years of Fears. 8 p.m.-1 a.m. Oct. 28, 29; 8 p.m.-midnight Oct. 30. Waverly Hills Sanatorium, 4400 Paralee Ln., Louisville. $20. (502) 933-2142. www.horror.therealwaverlyhills.com.

Halloween Party and Costume Contest. 9 p.m. Oct. 28. JD Legends Entertainment Complex, 315 N. Second St., Nicholasville. Free. (859) 881-5665.

Night of the Living Dead and Spookorama screening. 11:59 p.m. Oct. 28. Kentucky Theatre, 214 E. Main St. $5-$7. (859) 231-7924. www.kentuckytheater.com.

The Rocky Horror Picture Show screening and Halloween masquerade. 11:59 p.m. Oct. 28, 29. Kentucky Theatre, 214 E. Main St. $5-$7. (859) 231-7924. www.kentuckytheater.com.

Treat or Treat. Noon Oct. 29. Oleika Shrine Temple, 326 Southland Dr., Lexington. Free. (859) 278-0894. www.realliferadio.com.

Parade of Scarecrows. On display through Oct. 31. The Arboretum, 500 Alumni Dr., Lexington. Free. www.ca.uky.edu/arboretum.

Lexington Green Scarecrow Fest Day. Oct. 29. Candy scavenger hunt and pumpkin painting, noon-4 p.m. The Mall at Lexington Green, Lexington. Free. (859) 576-4804. www.themallatlexingtongreen.com.

Booseum. Noon Oct. 29. Explorium of Lexington, 440 W. Short St., Lexington. (859) 258-3253. www.explorium.com.

Halloween Walk With the Animals. 1 p.m. Oct. 29. Salato Wildlife Education Center, 1 Game Farm Rd., Frankfort. $5. (502) 564-7863.

A Very Scary Fairy Tale. 1:30 p.m. Oct. 29. Lexington Public Library, Northside Branch, 1733 Russell Cave Rd., Lexington. Hear a scary tale and paint jack-o'-lanterns. For ages 8-11. Reservations required. Free. (859) 231-5590. www.lexpublib.org.

Halloween Hoe-Down at Irvine McDowell Park. 2-6 p.m. Oct. 29. 345 Lancaster Ave., Richmond. Kids games, train rides, petting zoo and more. (859) 623-8753, http://parks.richmond.ky.us.

The Addams Family Mystery. By Fantastical Theatricals. 5:30 p.m. Oct. 29. Modern Mercantile, 3101 Clays Mill Rd, Lexington. $15 plus menu ordering. Costume contest. (859) 229-2518. http://addams1029-eorg.eventbrite.com/.

Forkland Community Center Halloween Carnival. 6-9 p.m. Oct. 29. Games, contests, cake walk, food, door prizes, haunted hayride and more. $1 adults, 50 cents children. www.forklandcomctr.org.

Zombie Ball. 6 p.m. Oct. 29. Chrisman Mill Vineyard, 2385 Chrisman Mill Rd., Nicholasville. $40;, includes buffet dinner, wine, entertainment. A benefit for the filming of Another Apocalyptic Zombie Movie. (859) 881-5007. www.chrismanmill.com.

Bardstown Ghost Trek. 8 p.m. Oct. 29. Old Stables Restaurant, 116 W. Stephen Foster Ave., Bardstown. $15. (859) 576-5517. www.ghosthunter.com/ghosttrek.html.

My Old Kentucky Dinner Train Wizard Run. 2 p.m. Oct. 30. 602 N. Third St., Bardstown. Children encouraged to dress in costume. $40 adults, $35 ages 12 and younger. 1-866-801-3463. www.kydinnertrain.com.

Thriller Showcase. 7 p.m. Oct. 30. CenterPointe, E. Main St. and South Limestone, Lexington. Spooky dances, March Madness Marching Band, the Danceformers. Rain date Oct. 31. (859) 254-9790. www.lexingtonky.gov.

Thriller Parade. 8:30 p.m. Oct. 30. Starting at The Kentucky Theatre, 214 E. Main St., Lexington, and traveling down Main St. to Cheapside Park. Rain date Oct. 31. (859) 254-9790. www.lexingtonky.gov.

The Rocky Horror Show concert version, with Chico Fellini. By Kentucky Conservatory Theatre/SummerFest. 9:30 p.m. Oct. 30, 31. Buster's Billiards & Backroom, 899 Manchester St., Lexington. $10 in advance, $15 at the door. www.bustersbb.com.

Kirby's Halloween Spooktacular. 10 a.m. Oct. 31. Lexington Public Library, 140 E. Main St., Lexington. Free. Spooky tales, silly games and more. Don't forget to wear your costume. For ages 3-5. Reservations required. (859) 231-5530. www.lexpublib.org.

Halloween Fun. 11 a.m. Oct. 31. Lexington Public Library, Eagle Creek Branch, 101 N. Eagle Creek Dr. Wear a costume for stories, songs and mini trick-or-treating. For ages 2-5. Free. Reservations required. (859) 231-5560. www.lexpublib.org.

Halloween Fun. 5 p.m. Oct. 31. Lexington Public Library, Village Branch, 2185 Versailles Rd. Lexington. For ages 2-5. Free. (859) 231-5575. www.lexpublib.org.

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