Halloween calendar 2012

hhendren@herald-leader.comOctober 25, 2012 

One of the carved pumpkins that lines the steps of Old Morrison as part of their first annual "Pumpkin Mania" at Transylvania University in Lexington, Ky., Monday, October, 31, 2011. The university invited the community to participate by bringing carved pumpkins for the display which was lit Friday night. The pumpkins will remain on display through Halloween night. Over 250 pumpkins are on display. Charles Bertram | Staff

CHARLES BERTRAM

  • TRICK-OR-TREAT

    Official trick-or-treating is 6-8 p.m. Oct. 31 in Lexington and surrounding communities, including Midway, Versailles, Frankfort, Georgetown, Richmond, Berea, Winchester, Nicholasville and Wilmore.

Here is a selection of Halloween-related events in Central Kentucky and the region.

My Old Kentucky Home State Park Halloween Hayride. 5:30 p.m. Oct. 26. My Old Kentucky Home State Park, Bardstown. $7.50 adults, $5 children. 1-502-348-3502. Parks.ky.gov.

Fourth Friday: Halloween. 6 p.m. Oct. 26. LAL @ Loudoun House, Lexington. Dress in costume, food trucks are back. $7. (859) 254-7024. Lexingtonartleague.org.

Disturbia at the Distillery. 6 p.m. Oct. 26. Buffalo Trace Distillery, 113 Great Buffalo Trace, Frankfort. $44.95; for ages 21 and older. (502) 696-5929. Buffalotracedistillery.com.

HalloweenFest: Wizard of Oz style. 6 p.m. Oct. 26. Central Baptist Church, Lexington. Donation of canned goods for God's Pantry. (859) 278-2331. Lexcentral.com.

Halloween Walk at Raven Run. 7 and 9 p.m. Oct. 26. Raven Run Nature Sanctuary, Lexington. Free, but pre-registration is required. (859) 272-6105. Lexingtonky.gov/parks.

VFW Halloween Dance Party. 7:30 p.m. Oct. 26. 104 E. Second St., Frankfort. $10. (502) 229-7966, (502) 227-2483.

Scary Skate-o-Ween party. 8 p.m. Oct. 26. Lexington Ice Center, Lexington. $5. (859) 269-5681. Lexingtonicecenter.com.

Halloween Bash 2012. 10 p.m. Oct. 26. Forte Night Club, Lexington. $5 before 11 p.m. Facebook.com/events/162693047188368/.

Big Bone Lick Halloween Scarefest. 10 a.m. Oct. 26, 27. Big Bone Lick State Park, Union. Open only to visitors camping in the campground. (859)384-3522. Parks.ky.gov.

Kelley Farms Giant Corn Maze and Pumpkin Patch. 6 p.m. Oct. 26, 10 a.m. Oct. 27. Kelley Farms, Lexington.

Halloween Lights Drive Thru. 7 p.m. Oct. 26, 27. Fort Boonesborough State Park, Richmond. $2 per car. Pirate golf $3 for children, $4 adults. (859) 527-3131, Ext. 234. Parks.ky.gov.

White Hall State Historic Site Ghost Walk. 7 p.m. Oct. 26, 27. White Hall State Historic Site, Richmond. $10; by pre-paid reservation only. (859) 623-9178. Parks.ky.gov.

Jenny Wiley Haunted Hayride. 7 p.m. Oct. 26, 27. Jenny Wiley State Park, Prestonsburg. $5. 1-800-325-0142. Parks.ky.gov.

Danger Run: The Most Fun You've Ever Had in Your Car, haunted scavenger hunt. 7 p.m. Oct. 26, 27. Lowes Home Improvement Warehouse, 501 S. Hurstbourne Pkwy., Louisville. $18.95. 1-800-771-9750. Dangerrun.com.

Kings Island Halloween Haunt. 7 p.m. Oct. 26, 27. Kings Island, Mason, Ohio. $24.99-$52.99. (513) 754-5700. Visitkingsisland.com.

Lexington Ghost Walk and Creepy Crawl. 7 and 9 p.m. Oct. 26, 27. Sawyer's Bar and Grill, Lexington. $10 adults. No reservations. (859) 825-8702.

Halloween Haunted Train ride. 8 p.m. Oct. 26, 27. Bluegrass Railroad Museum, Versailles. $13.50 adults, $12.50 seniors, $11.50 ages 2-12. Bluegrassrailroad.com.

Waveland Museum Haunted House and trail. 9 p.m. Oct. 26, 27. Waveland State Historic Site, Lexington. $7. (859) 272-3611. Parks.ky.gov.

Carter Caves Halloween Campout Celebration. Oct. 26, 27. Carter Caves State Resort Park, Olive Hill. 1-800-325-0059. Parks.ky.gov.

Dracula. By Actors Theatre of Louisville. 7:30 p.m. Oct. 26, 4 and 8 p.m. Oct. 27, 2 and 7 p.m. Oct. 28. Actors Theatre of Louisville, Louisville. $24-$51. (502) 584-1205. Actorstheatre.org.

World's Largest Halloween Party. 5 p.m. Oct. 26-28. Louisville Zoo, Louisville. $8-$13. Louisvillezoo.org.

General Butler Family Fun Halloween Weekend. 6 p.m. Oct. 26-28. General Butler State Resort Park, Carrollton. $5 trick-or-treating fee for those who are not park guests. 1-866-462-8853. Parks.ky.gov.

Old Fort Harrod State Park Haunted Frontier. 7 p.m. Oct. 26-28. Old Fort Harrod State Park, Harrodsburg. $6; not recommended for children younger than 10. (859) 734-3314. Parks.ky.gov.

St. Rita School for the Deaf Haunted House. 7 p.m. Oct. 26-28.St. Rita School for the Deaf, 1720 Glendale Milford Rd., Cincinnati. $10. (513) 771-1060. Srsdeaf.org/events/hhouse/hhouse.html.

Carter Caves Haunted Trail. 7:30 p.m. Oct. 26-28. Carter Caves State Resort Park, Olive Hill. $8; not recommended for young children. 1-800-325-0059. Parks.ky.gov.

Waverly Hill Sanitorium Scare-a-Torium. 7:30 p.m. Oct. 26-28. 4400 Paralee Ln., Louisville. $20, $2 parking. Therealwaverlyhills.com.

Massacre at Kirby Knob haunted trail. 8 p.m. Oct. 26-28. Massacre at Kirby Knob, 7040 Athens-Boonesboro Rd., Lexington. $12. (859) 576-8734, (859) 271-8700. Facebook.com/pages/The-MKK/438269986219185.

Fort Boonesborough Halloween Fest XVIII. Oct. 26-28. Fort Boonesborough State Park, Richmond. (859) 527-3131, Ext. 234. Parks.ky.gov.

Halloween Camp-Out II. Oct. 26-28. Kentucky Horse Park Campground Pavilion, Lexington. Included in park admission: $16 adults, $8 ages 7-12. Christy Combs (859) 259-4257 or Christy.combs@ky.gov. Kyhorsepark.com.

USS Nightmare. 7 p.m. Oct. 26, 27, 31. USS Nightmare, Newport. $16 general admission, RIP admission $20. (859) 740-2293. Ussnightmare.com.

Baxter Avenue Morgue. 8 p.m.-1 a.m. Oct. 26, 27; 8-11 p.m. Oct. 28 and 31. 451 Baxter Ave., Louisville. $20 general admission, $40 Speed Pass. Not recommended for ages 12 and younger. Baxtermorgue.com.

Dent Haunted Schoolhouse and Detention Hall. 7:30 p.m. Oct. 26-28 and 31, Nov. 2, 3. The Dent School House, 5963 Harrison Ave., Cincinnati. $20. (513) 598-4600. Frightsite.com/detention_hall.html.

Pumpkin Mania at Transylvania. 6 p.m. Oct. 26-31. Transylvania University Old Morrison Chapel, 300 N. Broadway Rd., Lexington. Free. (859) 233-8120. Transy.edu/about/spotlight/pumpkinmania.htm.

Howl-o-Ween at Great Wolf Lodge. 6 p.m. Oct. 26-31. Great Wolf Lodge, Mason, Ohio. Overnight rates starting at $189 a night; waterpark passes included. 1-800-913-9653. Greatwolf.com.

Screampark. 7 p.m. Oct. 26-31. Screampark, Lexington. $25, $50 VIP Scream Pass, $10 single haunt. Thescreampark.com.

Wicked World Scaregrounds. 7:30 p.m. Oct. 26-31. Wicked World Scaregrounds, 5817 Tates Creek Rd., Lexington. $12-$20, $20-$30 speed pass. 2scary.com.

Fright Nights at Jacobson Park. 8 p.m. Oct. 26-31. Jacobson Park, Lexington. $14-$24, $20-$30 speed pass. Frightnightslexington.com.

Little Goblins Galore. 11 a.m. Oct. 27. McConnell Springs, Lexington. $5 per child, parents admitted free. (859) 288-2900. Lexingtonky.gov.

Collins Bowling Centers Southland Lanes Treat-or-Treat. Noon Oct. 27. 205 Southland Dr., Lexington. Free. (859) 278-0894. Realliferadio.com.

Boo-Wow Walk. Noon Oct. 27. Jessamine County Public Library, Nicholasville. Free. (859) 885-3523. Jesspublib.

Halloween Walk with the Animals. 1 p.m. Oct. 27. Salato Wildlife Education Center, Frankfort. $5.

Halloween Ball. 7 p.m. Oct. 27. Pine Mountain State Resort Park, Pineville. $15 single, $25 couple. 1-800-325-1712. Parks.ky.gov.

Versailles Presbyterian Church Youth Friday Night Bash: Halloween. 7 p.m. Oct. 27. Versailles Presbyterian Church, Versailles. Free. (859) 873-3491. vpc1.org.

Hepcats Halloween Swing Dance. 7:30 p.m. Oct. 27. Arthur Murray Dance Studio, Lexington. $5. (859) 420-2426. Luv2swingdance.com.

Bardstown Ghost Trek. 8 p.m. Oct. 27. Old Stables Restaurant, Bardstown. $15, free for ages 5 and younger. (859) 576-5517. Ghosthunter.com.

Fourth Street Live! Halloween Apocalypse. 8 p.m. Oct. 27. Fourth Street Live!, Louisville. Free. (502) 584-7170. 4thstlive.com.

Sawyer Park Ghost Hunt and Workshop. 8 p.m. Oct. 27. E.P. Tom Sawyer State Park, Louisville. $15; pre-registration required. (502) 429-7270. Parks.ky.gov.

Ghost Stories in the Cave. 8:30 p.m. Oct. 27. Carter Caves State Resort Park, Olive Hill. $2; bring a camp chair. 1-800-325-0059. Parks.ky.gov.

Zombie Apocalypse. 9 p.m. Oct. 27. Pulse Nightlife, 931 Winchester Rd., Lexington. no cover. (859) 317-9007. www.pulsenightlife.com.

The Werks Halloween Party. 10 p.m. Oct. 27. Madison Theater, Covington. $10. (859) 491-2444. Madisontheateronline.com.

Kentucky Railway Museum Halloween Express. 2 p.m. Oct. 27, 28. Kentucky Railway Museum, New Haven. (502) 549-5470. Kyrail.org.

Monsters, Murder and Manhattans. By Bluegrass Mystery Theatre. 5 p.m. Oct. 27. My Old Kentucky Home Dinner Train, Bardstown. $99.95 adults, $59.95 children. Bluegrassmysterytheatre.com.

■ 6 p.m. Oct. 28. Parlay Social, Lexington. $29.95. Bluegrassmysterytheatre.com.

Cabinet of Natural Curiosities. 2 p.m. Oct. 28. Raven Run Nature Sanctuary, Lexington. Free. (859) 272-6105. Lexingtonky.gov/parks.

Scary Night at the Museum. 5 p.m. Oct. 28. Bell House, Lexington. Free. (859) 254-0530. Lexingtonhistorymuseum.org.

Lexington Thriller Parade. 7 p.m. Oct. 28. The Thriller Showcase will begin at 7 p.m. at CenterPointe. Parade will start at 8:30 p.m. outside Kentucky Theatre and travel down Main Street to Cheapside Park. (859) 254-9790.

Thriller dance down Main Street. 5:30 p.m. Oct. 30. Community Arts Center of Danville, Danville. Communityartscenter.net.

Costume Party. 7 p.m. Oct. 30. Jessamine County Public Library, Nicholasville. Free. (859) 885-3523. Jesspublib.org.

Thriller event. 7 p.m. Oct. 30. Downtown Georgetown.

Halloween Hullabaloo. 6 p.m. Oct. 31. Vineyard Community Church, Lexington. Free. (859) 258-2300. Vineyardlex.com.

The Legend of Sleepy Hollow. By Walden Theatre. 7:30 p.m. Oct. 31, Nov. 1, 2. Walden Theatre, Louisville. $8-$15. (502) 589-0084. Waldentheatre.org.

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