A rundown of planned Halloween festivities.
Halloween Town: Opens Sept. 28 at Yellow Duck Park, U.S. Route 46 between Canfield and Columbiana, 7 to 10 p.m. every Friday, Saturday and Sunday through Oct. 28, 6:30 to 10 p.m. Oct. 29-31. Includes a drive-through at $7.50 each or $35 a carload; Haunted Hayride at $9.50 per person; Monster Maze, $2.50 each; Boogie Man Theater, Creatures Campfire and Halloween Hall of Fame; (330) 533-3773.
Haunted Corn Maize: Lanterman's Corn Maize, corner of Palmyra Road and U.S. Route 224, Canfield. Dark until 10:30 p.m. Friday, Saturday and Sunday nights from Oct. 5 through Oct. 28 weather permitting. Adults $6; children (6-12) $5; 5 and under, free; (330) 533-7189.
Nightlights: Ward Beecher Planetarium at Youngstown State University; 6 and 8 p.m. Oct. 19; 2, 4, 6 and 8 p.m. Oct. 20, 27, and 28; 6, 8, and 9:30 p.m. Oct. 26. Music, silliness, strobe lights and laser light effects. Appropriate for all ages.
Haunted Hollywood Horror: Boardman Township Park, 375 Boardman-Poland Road; 6 to 10 p.m. each Friday, Saturday and Sunday from Oct. 12-28. Pumpkin Carve-out contest Oct. 12-14 only: 6 to 10 p.m. Friday, noon to 10 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. Hayrides: Adults $5, children 12 and under $3. $1 discount with proof of Boardman residency; (330) 726-8107.
24th annual Witch Walk: "The Woods," located in front of Glenwood Middle School, Glenwood Avenue sponsored by Boardman High School art students. 7 to 9 p.m. Oct. 20 and 21, 27 and 28. Admission $1 per person, under 3 years old admitted free.
Crazed Corn Maze: Beight Farm, 11490 1/2 Youngstown-Pittsburgh Road, New Middletown: 7:30 to 11:30 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays Oct. 5-27. Cost $7 per person. Groups of 20 or more receive a $1 discount per person. School field trips may be scheduled during the day by making reservations. Family day for children 4-12 and their parents, 3 to 5 p.m. Oct. 27 at $4 per person. Call to check for cancellations due to weather. (330) 542-1538.
Halloween at the Morley: Mill Creek Park, 6 to 8 p.m. Oct. 20. Costume competition, extinct species graveyard, toilet paper mummy wrap and magic and illusions by Joseph Glenn and other surprises. Safe and gentle.
Witch Hazel and Witch's Cave: Mill Creek Park, meet at the suspension bridge, 2 p.m. Oct. 28 for a 2 1/2 -mile hike with moderate difficulty. Join us for a look at things in nature that remind us of Halloween and folklore that may have been used in magic and medicine.
Aut Mori Grotto's Haunted Hayride: 7209 W. Calla Road, Canfield. 7 to 10 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, 7 to 9 p.m. Sundays Oct. 12 through 27. Closed Oct. 28. Adults $4, children 12 and under $2. Group rates available. (330) 793-3303.
Ghost Walk Supper: Trumbull County Historical Society will be serving a pre-Ghost Walk supper at the John Stark Edwards House, 303 Monroe N.W., Warren, 5 to 6:30 p.m. Oct. 19 and 26. Cost is $5 for adults and $2.50 for children under 12. Reservations are a must. Call (330) 392-8725.
Haunted Hayride: Storeyland Christmas Tree Farm, 5148 state Route 7, 14 miles north of I-80, or two miles south of state Route 88 in Burghill. Nonhaunted hayrides 5:30-7 p.m. at $2 each; haunted hayride, 7 to 10 p.m. $3 each. Refreshments available for a fee. Friday and Saturday nights from Oct. 12-27.
Halloween Happenings: Detwiler Farm, 4520 Road, Columbiana, one mile west of U.S. Route 46, five miles south of Canfield and 2 miles north of Columbiana. Hayrides to the 10-acre "you-pick" pumpkin patch, straw maze, four-acre cornfield maze, petting zoo, fall decorations, apples and cider. Noon to 5 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays through Oct. 28.
Shocktoberfest: "Terror" City Amphitheater adjacent to Tower City Center, downtown Cleveland. 7 to midnight Fridays and Saturdays, 7 to 11 p.m. Thursdays and Sundays Oct. 5-28. Admission includes concert (Mushroomhead Oct. 5, or Alice Cooper, Oct. 6), two haunted houses, thrill rides and sideshow entertainment featuring The Enigma from the Jim Rose Circus. Tickets available through TicketMaster or at the door on the day of the event. For advance information, call (440) 247-4386 or (888) 761-SHOW.
Stage Fright: Blossom Music Center, Cuyahoga Falls. Includes Caravan of Carnage, Wicked Walkthrough, Monster Midway and games, food and vendors. 8 to 11 p.m. Thursdays and Sundays, 8 to midnight Fridays and Saturdays Oct. 5-28. Tickets are $10 each at Ohio Acme Supermarkets or $12 at the door. Bring the stub from any high school football game and receive $1 off the price of admissions. Pepsi Punkin' Patch for little goblins with pumpkin painting, hay maze and more from 7 to 9 p.m., does not require a ticket for admission. Group rates are available. (330) 916-6051.
Trick-or-Treat Trail: Stan Hywet Hall and Gardens, 214 N. Portage Path, Akron, 2 to 4 p.m. Oct. 27 for children 2 to 8. Fun fall activities, mummy wrap, Halloween stories. Admission is $5 and $4 for Stan Hywet members. General admission is $2. Bring goodie bags for treats. (330) 836-5533.
Haunted Family Overnighter: Carnegie Science Center, One Allegheny Ave., Pittsburgh, 7 p.m. to 10 a.m. Bring your sleeping bags, wear your costumes, and have some spooky science fun. Includes Omnimax movie, theater shows, hands-on workshops, snacks and four floors of exhibits. After breakfast, take a submarine tour or see a planetarium show. For dates, call (412) 237-1637.
Fright Fest: Six Flags, Geauga. 6 to midnight Fridays, noon to midnight Saturdays, and noon to 10 p.m. Sundays todaythrough Oct. 28. Includes haunted house, trail of terror, walk through the graveyard, X-flight coaster, laser light pyrotechnic extravaganza, and Creature Feature at the Palace Theatre. Minimonsters 48 inches tall and under can collect goodies along the Trick or Treat Trail. (330) 562-7131, Ext. 4203.
HalloWeekends: Cedar Point, Sandusky, through Oct. 28. 6 p.m. to midnight Fridays, noon to midnight Saturdays and noon to 8 p.m. Sundays. On Friday nights, only the main midway, frontier trail and a portion of frontiertown will be open. Millennium Force will be in operation. Fright Zone will be open 8 p.m. Friday and Saturdays. Also includes Undertake U haunted house and Pharaoh's Secret revealed with 3-D glasses. New for kids, Magical House on Boo Hill, costume contest, and the Great "Hallo-fun" Kiddy Show, trick-or-treating and more. (419) 627-2350.
Pumpkins, Pranks and Peculiarities: Ohio Historical Center, located at Interstate 71 and 17th Avenue, Columbus. 6 to 8:30 p.m. Oct. 20 featuring fortunetellers, games, wagon rides and museum of oddities. $6 OHS member adult, $3 member child, $7 non-member adult, $3.50 non-member child. (614) 297-2666.
Boo at the Zoo: Cleveland Metroparks Zoo, 3900 Wildlife Way, Cleveland. Oct. 19-21 and 26-28 from 5:30 to 9 p.m. Creepy crafts, storyteller, puppet show, haunted greenhouse, hay maze, goulish games and more. $5 for adults, $4 for children, under 2 free. TicketMaster.