Halloween activities continue into November
Pay no attention to the calendar because, with apologies to Adele, we are still rolling in the deep of the creep.
Here’s a look at some more creepy good fun.
Trick or Treat: Thanks to Sandy, the Tri-State’s getting their Trick or Treat on from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 1. Go online at www.herald-dispatch.com and click onto Trick or Treat times for every listing.
Nightmare on Third Avenue: A grand finale weekend at the haunted house at 801 3rd Ave., set for 7 to 10 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 1, and 7 to midnight, Friday and Saturday, Nov. 2-3.
Cost $5 a head and bodies get in free. All of the money above costs go to local charities, among them Cricket’s Kids and Breakfast With Santa. For more info on the haunted house or if you would like to volunteer, call Carlos Leep at 304-412-7712
A Costumed Skate: Don’t put that costume away just yet, The Jewel City Roller Girls keep that Halloween vibe rolling around the track as they’re hosting a Halloween Party at 7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 1, at Skateland, 4430 Altizer Ave., in Huntington. There will be food and roller skating and prizes awarded for best costumes, judged by your very own Jewel City Rollergirls. Cost is $5 (includes skate rentals) for this all-ages event. Go online at www.jewelcityrollergirlz.com/ for more info.
History Talks, Guyandotte Walks: Haunted and Historic Guyandotte Ghost Tours present the always-sold-out Civil War Days Haunted Tours on Nov. 2-3. The tours begin at the public library, 203 Richmond St., and you can start picking up at tickets at 6 p.m. the night of the tours. Tours run from 7 to 10 p.m. but get there early because tickets to the free tours do sell out. Go online at www.guyandotteghosts.com for more information.
Sink Your Teeth In: Curtains Up Players take a bite out of the Halloween thriller, “Dracula: The Musical.” Directed by Clara Adkins and starring Jon Lamp as Dracula, the Goth romance (set in the Victorian Age in Europe), the musical follows the famed vampire as he lusts for new blood as Dr. Van Helsing (played by Alison Smith) tries to fight his supernatural powers. “Dracula” has its last weekend at the Jeslyn Performing Arts Center at 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Nov. 1-2. There will be 2:30 p.m. matinee on Sunday, Nov. 4 as well. Tickets ($15, and $12 students) now available online at www.curtainsupplayers.org .
Day of the Dead: On Mexico’s Day of the Dead, The Wild Ramp is shining a light on a local chocolate maker whose chocolate is inspired by 2,000-year-old Mexican traditions. From 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., Friday, Nov. 2, The Wild Ramp, located at Heritage Station, will host its monthly " Meet your Wild Ramp Producer,” with local chocolate maker Walt Lewis who will be handing out free samples of his authentic Mexican-style hot chocolate. Go online at www.wildramp.org for more info about Wild Ramp.
Hobgoblin: The Ohio Valley Symphony has a musical treat set for 8 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 3 at the Ariel-Ann Carson Dater Performing Arts Centre in downtown Gallipolis. Tickets are $22, $20 (senior) and $10 (student) at the Ariel-Ann Carson Dater Performing Arts Centre box office, 428 Second Ave., Gallipolis; by phone, 740-446-2787 (ARTS); and through the Ariel website www.arieltheatre.org.
Read about more cool things happening in the Tri-State in the Weekend section inside The Herald-Dispatch.