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Evil spirits, terrifying monsters & unthinkable horrors await you at ACE Adventure Resort’s Nightmare in the Gorge Haunted Attraction. Hundreds

Elkins Downtown Trick or Treat

More than 1,000 ghosts and goblins are expected in downtown Elkins for the annual Elkins Main Street trick-or-treat event. Elkins Main Street is inviting children between the ages of 3 and 12 to participate in the Halloween fun. Between 5pm and 6 pm., more than 25 businesses, including merchants, restaurants, offices and banks, are expected to participate in the fun, offering treats to youngsters dressed in their favorite Halloween costumes.

C & D Bunner Family Spooky Yard Haunt

We are truly a Family Yard Haunt. We have 32 different themed rooms/areas, plus a maze to walk through. Kids Day: October 6 from 1pm - 5pm and October 21 from 1pm - 3pm. All Ages welcome. The kids may wear their costumes these days. We ask that no face masks be worn or anything else on their face please! We will have a face painter available free of charge. The kids get to walk through the Haunt and collect candy and treats. There are no tricks. We will have treat bags to give to the kids this day. The first 50 kids in Saturday and Sunday will receive a T-shirt. Fright Night: October 13 and 27 from 7:30pm - 11:00pm. Please remember this is for ages 12 and up ONLY. These two nights are much darker. All ages welcome, but could be scary for young children; Admission Free; Donations Welcome. Please park at Mt. Nebo Church and walk up or park along side the road were the rope lights are located. We are not handicap accessible.

HallowEast 9 Lives Costume Crawl

The freaks come out at night! The annual Costume Crawl kicks off at 6 p.m. with registration on Washington Street East! A variety of drink specials are available to those who register as well as live entertainment and tons of freaky fun! Register now to receive a HallowEast t-shirt and can coozie – supplies are limited! Schedule of Events: 6 PM – 8 PM: Coach Kidd from Electric 102.7FM will be spinning your favorite spooky tunes! 8 PM – 9 PM: The Spanglers take the stage 9 PM – 9:30 PM: The Crawl for the Crown!!! All in costume can participate in the battle for the best costume of the night from our special guest judges! No need to register in advance – sign up the night of the event. The Ms. and Mr. HallowEast winners will receive a special package courtesy of Mike Winland-Studios 9:30 PM – 11 PM :Headliners – Beggars Clan Times are subject to change.

The Addams Family

ADMISSION: $28.50 This dark comedy with its kooky, mysterious and spooky singing characters is a perfect show for Halloween. The show is based upon The Addams Family characters created by Charles Addams in his single-panel gag cartoons, which depict a ghoulish American family with an affinity for all things macabre. Show dates: October 27, 28, 29 November 3, 4, 5

The Pumpkin House

The C-K AutumnFest takes place the last weekend in October in the two quaint communities of Ceredo and Kenova. The centerpiece of the festival is the famous Pumpkin House, which has become one of the favorite tourist attractions of West Virginia, decorated with over 3,000 hand-carved pumpkins. Arts and crafts booths, an old-fashioned bake-off, local vendors and more.

HallowEast

Mark your calendars for October 25-28, 2017. HallowEast is the only 3-day Halloween celebration in West Virginia that spotlights the spookiest time of year. HallowEast 9 takes place in the edgy, unique, and diverse East End of Charleston, WV! ArtMares: This horror themed art show is back for its 9th year! Join us for a special reception, meet the artists, and enjoy the live music. Drinks and hors d’oeuvres are provided by your favorite local businesses. Free Friday Night Freak Show: Nearly four decades ago, the ultimate midnight movie was released in theaters and to celebrate, Electric 102.7 and HallowEast will showcase The Rocky Horror Picture Show on the big, inflatable screen at Laidley Field Friday, October 27th! HallowEast Costume Pub Crawl: Oct. 28 (Registration is open from 5PM – 9PM) Time: 7:00 – 11:00 PM Locations: 8 East End Pubs Elizabeth St./Washington St./Leon Sullivan Way Cost: $20.00 per person Check the website for updates and details about events.

Spooktacular! Journey Through the Wizarding World!

Journey through the Wizarding World! Inspired by the great books/movies of Harry Potter, we will be turning the Clay Center into our very own Wizarding World. There will be wand making and wizard games and MORE along with our classic pumpkin decorating and trick-or-treat trail! For this event we encourage all to dress up in their finest wizarding costume (however it is not necessary). o Pumpkin Transformation (12:00-4:00) o Bag Enchanting (11:00-4:00) o Training Grounds (11:00-4:00) o The Wizard Cup Tournament (1:00 & 3:00) o Wand Making (11:00-4:00) o Tales with Beedle the Bard (12:00 & 2:00) o Wizard Family Crests (12:00-4:00) o Wizard’s Walkway (Trick or Treat Trail)

Spooky Night Tours at the WV Wildlife Center

This will mark the 7th year for this family-friendly event. We have already started planning and building new props. Hayrides will start at 4:30 p.m. and will last until just before 7:00 p.m. At that time, we’ll clear the tractors out of the way and start the guided tours of the animal exhibits. The maze will be open from 4:30 to 9:00 p.m. We welcome your group for this event. Please call the office at least one week in advance so we can prepare for your visit and ensure things run smoothly for you. The office is open Monday – Friday, 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. You can reach us by calling 304-924-6211. Regular admission fees apply.

Williamson Halloween Bash & Fireworks Display

Come enjoy Halloween in a safe & family-friendly atmosphere at the Williamson Field House. Games, prizes and treat bags for the children from 6 p.m. - 8 p.m. At 8:30 p.m., it will be time for a Spectacular Halloween Themed Fireworks display produced by WV Pyrotechnician complete with haunted music by Hall Sound and UFO Attack. Come see the 100 foot fireball! You don't want to miss this show!!!

Trunk-or-Treat

The Davis & Elkins College Fellowship of Christian Athletes will host its second annual trunk-or-treat event for the community from 5-7 p.m. Monday, October 31 in The McDonnell Center parking lot on the College campus. Cars and trucks decorated for the season will line The McDonnell Center parking lot and members of the Davis & Elkins FCA and Athletic Department, in costume, will hand out candy and treats at each station. For more information, call Jennifer Riggleman at 304-637-1383.

Cass Scenic Railroad–Halloween at Cass

Halloween At Cass! Celebrate Halloween in the Town of Cass WV with a costume contest, activities for all ages, haunted places and other scheduled events for the day and evening. Activities throughout the day to include: COSTUME CONTEST @ 3pm in the Cass Community Center. * Costume Prizes & Treats for All Kids HAUNTED COMPANY HOUSE. * Tours 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. Beginning at the Community Center. Admission: $2 or 2 Cans of Food for Local Food Bank REFRESHMENTS FOR SALE. 6:30pm to 10pm at the Community Center by Blue Roof Caterers Great fun in the town of Cass. Event information: Monica Fleming, 304-456-4300, ext.111 or click the web link below for greater detail.

SpookFeast at 34:8

Join us for a delicious three course Spook Feast on October 28, 2016. 1st Course: Black & Orange Salad with Orange Poppy Seed Dressing 2nd Course: Chicken Parmesan with Zebra Pasta 3rd course: Pumpkin Cheesecake Outside dining tables will be set up in the "Haunted Alley" beside 34:8 Tickets must be purchased in advance by visiting 34:8 or calling 304-235-3488 $32.00 per person *Gratuity not included Seating is limited! The 6 p.m. seating time is SOLD OUT. Limited seating available for the 8 .pm. seating.

Nightmare on the Gorge

Explore an abandoned resort and stir up some of the ghosts and creatures who hide in the shadows. Be careful as you move through the woods because you never know who... or what... is watching you... maybe some guests who checked into their cabins but never left? Strange things happen in the off-season around here and there are many stories about missing campers who just disappeared. Pay attention or else you might end up one of those stories!

Pre-Halloween Close-up Magic at Capon Springs

Life is an illusion. After 40 years of travelling all over the world and sharing his talents for the impossible, Will Slade was inducted into the Magic Circle in 2008. He has been retired from USSS since 1987. When he is not performing, Will spends his time farming his Howard County, MD land. Enjoy a front row seat for this intimate, personal experience of close up magic, while escaping to the magical world of Capon Springs & Farms. Package includes: lodging, three made from scratch meals, all taxes and tips, resort privileges (except for personal golf and spa services). There are three sessions with only 20 slots available for each session so reserve by October 1st. Reserve a spot by emailing Jonathan@caponsprings.net for 4 p.m. or 8 p.m. Thursday, or 11 a.m. or 2 p.m. Friday.

Shepherdstown “BooFest” Halloween Celebration

The historic town of Shepherdstown WV will celebrate Halloween this year with its fourth annual "BooFest." The BooFest will begin the evening of Wednesday, October 26 with a showing of the "Rocky Horror Picture Show" and conclude with trick-or-treating and other events on Halloween night, Monday, October 31. In between, there will be a wide variety of activities that everybody can enjoy, with a special emphasis on activities for children and families. Most activities will be free and everyone will be welcome. One of the highlights of this year's BooFest will be a visit on Saturday, October 29, by Bill Hartley, one of the stars of the popular "Ghosts of Shepherdstown" television series. The series aired this summer on the Destination America cable TV channel. Hartley, who was the tech expert of the series' paranormal investigative team, is the head of the Greater Maryland Paranormal Society. He will lead a discussion about the series from 2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. at the Shepherdstown Opera House. He will be joined by local historian Dana Mitchell and town police chief Mike King, who also appeared in the series, The discussion will be followed by a Ghosts of Shepherdstown walk led by Mitchell from 4 to 5 p.m. and a "Meet the Stars of Ghosts of Shepherdstown" event, where Hartley, Mitchell and King will sign posters, DVDs, and pictures, from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. There will also be a showing of Hartley's favorite episodes from the Ghosts of Shepherdstown series from 3:15 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. at the Opera House. Other BooFest events will include the following: • a "Vampire Ball" at the Community Club on Friday night, October 28 • special Halloween concerts at the Opera House on Friday, Saturday, and Monday • a Haunted Hogs Poker Run and bike judging Saturday afternoon • a Saturday evening Thriller dance and street party • a Sunday costume competition There will also be history walks, carriage rides and many children's activities on Saturday and Sunday, plus family Halloween movies on Sunday. On Halloween night, in addition to trick-or-treating, there will also be a "Haunted Hallway" for young children and a performance of Shakespeare's Macbeth with a post-show costume party at the Black Box Theatre. Go to the Shepherdstown Visitors Center website at www.shepherdstown.info for a full schedule of activities. For more information, contact Marianne Davis at 304-876-2786 or svc@shepherdstown.info.

Zombie Run

Get ready to run for your life as zombies have been unleashed at ACE Adventure Resort this Halloween. Compete in a 5k run where you will encounter obstacles and the undead ready to eat your brains. Can you escape the feeding frenzy and finish the race or will you end up becoming a zombie yourself? Prizes for the top finishers who survive the course. Want to be undead? Sign up to be one of the zombies and let us give you a horrific makeover complete with blood bath. Prizes for the zombies who claim the most victims.

Augusta Heritage Center’s Halloween Square Dance

Augusta Heritage Center’s Halloween Square Dance, presented by the Augusta Heritage Center of Davis & Elkins College, will take place at 8 p.m. Friday, October 21 in the Pit Dance Studio in Myles Center for the Arts on the campus of Davis & Elkins College. A beginners workshop starts at 7:45 p.m. Music will be provided by the Old-Time Week Staff Band with calling by Lou Maiuri. General admission is $6 or $4 for students. Those who come in costume will receive a $1 admission discount. The dance is part of Augusta’s October Old-Time Week, October 16-21, featuring West Virginia musicians. For additional information, visit augustaheritagecenter.org, call 304-637-1209 or email augusta@AugustaHeritageCenter.org.

Ripley’s “Do You Believe?” Ghost Walk

Take a creepy 1-mile stroll through historic downtown Ripley on the 3rd annual ghost walk. Storyteller Granny Sue and the Jackson County Players theatrical troupe share local legends including the untimely death of the town's namesake, Harry Ripley, and West Virginia's last public hanging in 1897. Walks begin at the Jackson County Courthouse at 8 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 21 and Saturday, Oct. 22.

Boo at the Zoo Oglebay Park

At Oglebay's Good Zoo there will be eight stations where kids can stop and have their bags filled with treats, also there will be a spooky train ride for everyone to enjoy. The "spooky- special" will provide a haunting ride complete with eerie sights and sounds.

Dungeon of Horrors

Over 10,000 people each year are introduced to one of the scariest places behind bars! Get your tickets so you can experience the fright of being locked in a cell, the fear of being lost in a maze, and the terror of an eerie walk through the dungeon of horrors. Will you manage to keep up with your group and not get separated? Do you have what it takes to make it through? Don’t worry, our actors will be there to help you along…… Groups go every 15 minutes starting at 7 p.m.! It will take you at least 45 minutes to get through this haunted house! If you are planning on attending the North Walk the same night, you MUST schedule them AT LEAST 1 HOUR AND 30 MINUTES APART! Hours: 7 p.m. until Close Admisson: $20/ticket

Penitentiary North Walk

The North Walk will take you through the oldest part of the former West Virginia Penitentiary. It is also known as the area with the most paranormal activity, a place where murders, violence and brutality were common everyday occurrences. This was where the most dangerous inmates were housed, the maximum security area, North Hall; the inmates called it – The Alamo. There are no actors on the North Walk. It’s just your group, your tour guide, a flashlight, and a few tales from the past. The areas that you will visit include: North Hall, the Boiler Room, The Infirmary, and The Psych Ward. Groups go every 20 minutes starting at 7PM! It will take you at least 45 minutes to get through this guided tour. If you are planning on attending the Dungeon of Horrors the same night, you MUST schedule them AT LEAST 1 HOUR AND 30 MINUTES APART!

Dungeon of Horrors

Over 10,000 people each year are introduced to one of the scariest places behind bars! Get your tickets so you can experience the fright of being locked in a cell, the fear of being lost in a maze, and the terror of an eerie walk through the dungeon of horrors. Will you manage to keep up with your group and not get separated? Do you have what it takes to make it through? Don’t worry, our actors will be there to help you along…… Groups go every 15 minutes starting at 7 p.m.! It will take you at least 45 minutes to get through this haunted house! If you are planning on attending the North Walk the same night, you MUST schedule them AT LEAST 1 HOUR AND 30 MINUTES APART! Hours: 7 p.m. until Close Admission: $20/ticket

Penitentiary North Walk

The North Walk will take you through the oldest part of the former West Virginia Penitentiary. It is also known as the area with the most paranormal activity, a place where murders, violence and brutality were common everyday occurrences. This was where the most dangerous inmates were housed, the maximum security area, North Hall; the inmates called it – The Alamo. There are no actors on the North Walk. It’s just your group, your tour guide, a flashlight, and a few tales from the past. The areas that you will visit include: North Hall, the Boiler Room, The Infirmary, and The Psych Ward. Groups go every 20 minutes starting at 7 p.m.! It will take you at least 45 minutes to get through this guided tour. If you are planning on attending the Dungeon of Horrors the same night, you MUST schedule them AT LEAST 1 HOUR AND 30 MINUTES APART!

Dungeon of Horrors

Over 10,000 people each year are introduced to one of the scariest places behind bars! Get your tickets so you can experience the fright of being locked in a cell, the fear of being lost in a maze, and the terror of an eerie walk through the dungeon of horrors. Will you manage to keep up with your group and not get separated? Do you have what it takes to make it through? Don’t worry, our actors will be there to help you along…… Admission: $20/ticket Groups go every 15 minutes starting at 7 p.m.! It will take you at least 45 minutes to get through this haunted house! If you are planning on attending the North Walk the same night, you MUST schedule them AT LEAST 1 HOUR AND 30 MINUTES APART!

Penitentiary North Walk

Groups go every 20 minutes starting at 7PM! It will take you at least 45 minutes to get through this guided tour. If you are planning on attending the Dungeon of Horrors the same night, you MUST schedule them AT LEAST 1 HOUR AND 30 MINUTES APART! The North Walk will take you through the oldest part of the former West Virginia Penitentiary. It is also known as the area with the most paranormal activity, a place where murders, violence and brutality were common everyday occurrences. This was where the most dangerous inmates were housed, the maximum security area, North Hall; the inmates called it – The Alamo. There are no actors on the North Walk. It’s just your group, your tour guide, a flashlight, and a few tales from the past. The areas that you will visit include: North Hall, the Boiler Room, The Infirmary, and The Psych Ward.

Sissonville Community Halloween Party

It's that time of year again for our Community Halloween Party! All ages are welcome for this wonderful event. Children and adults can come dressed in their favorite costumes and play games, collect candy, and eat some Spooktacular treats!

Halloween Train from Cass

Halloween Train: Saturday October 31 Ghosts & goblins on a night ride to Whittaker Station. Surprises in store! 2.5 hour round trip event. Departs Cass Depot at 6:00 PM. Mountainrail.com 866-460-7265

HallowEast Art Mares

This horror themed art show is back for its 7th year, featuring the works of over 30 local artists. Join us for a special reception, with the artists, live music, beer, wine and hors d'oeuvres. Sales of art work benefit the artists and Charleston Main Streets-East End.

Nightmare on the Gorge

Join ACE Adventure Resort for two weekends of scary fun. Explore the abandoned adventure resort and discover its haunted history. With over 1,500 acres there are many dark corners for creatures to hide. As you move from building to building keep on your toes because you never know who or what is watching you. Feeling really brave and think you are fast? Challenge the pack of zombies unleashed Halloween day while you compete against other victims...we mean racers in ACE's first 5k zombie run. Survive it all and join us to celebrate Halloween night at the Lost Paddle Lounge for a great party with live music.

Halloween “BooFest”

The historic town of Shepherdstown WV will celebrate Halloween this year with its third annual "BooFest." The BooFest will begin the evening of October 23, and conclude with trick-or-treating and other events Halloween night, Saturday, October 31. It will include a wide variety of activities that everybody can enjoy, with a special emphasis on activities for children and families. Most activities will be free and everyone will be welcome. Friday, October 23 and Saturday, October 24, in particular, will include many things to see and do, including the following: • Friday evening: a "Halloween Hogs" motorcycle gathering; a "Creepy Cocktail Crawl" at local restaurants; ghost tours; and a "Haunted Walk." • Saturday daytime: history walks and carriage rides; children's arts, crafts and games; street musicians; and a Costume Parade for children and adults. • Saturday evening: a Gory Make-up Clinic; a Thriller dance and street party; ghost tours; and a "Vampire's Ball" at the Community Club There will also be several events weeknights before Halloween: a family-friendly Halloween double feature at the Opera House Monday night, the 26th; more Halloween films and a performance of the Rocky Horror Picture Show at the Opera House Wednesday night the 28th; and a Christian Lopez Halloween Concert at the Opera House Thursday night, the 29th, along with readings of classic horror stories at the Bistro 112 restaurant. On Halloween night, in addition to trick-or-treating, there will also be a "Haunted Hallway" for young children and a Halloween concert for adults featuring the Holy Ghost Tent Revival; the concert will include a costume competition. Go to the Shepherdstown Visitors Center website at www.shepherdstown.info for a full schedule of activities. For more information, contact Jan Hafer or Marianne Davis at 304-876-2786 or svc@shepherdstown.info. The BooFest is being sponsored by the Shepherdstown Visitors Center, the Station at Shepherdstown, and the Jefferson County Convention and Visitors Bureau.

Lewisburg Ghost Tour