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Published October 25 2012

Several spooktacular events for Halloween

Wondering how to get into the festive spirit of Halloween? Check out these events.

Today

Free Friday Morning Movie, 10:30 a.m., West Fargo Public Library, 109 3rd St. E.; “My Friends Tigger and Pooh Hundred Acre Wood Haunt.” (701) 433-5460.

Buffalo River Pumpkin Patch near Glyndon, Minn., 3 to 6 p.m. today, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, Highway 10 east of Glyndon, Minn.; horse-drawn rides, petting zoo, barrel cars, game area, straw maze, cowboy camp and more; $4. (218) 498-2684.

Acres of Terror, dusk to midnight, tonight thru Sunday, Leonard, N.D. Haunted farm. $20, kids 10 and younger $12.

Nightmares on Elm Street, Kindred, N.D., 7 to 11:30 tonight and Saturday night; an indoor haunted destination; more information at www.nightmaresonelmstreet.com. (701) 238-8595.

Pre-Halloween Costume Contest, 9:30 tonight and Saturday, The Venue at The Hub, 2525 9th Ave. S., Fargo; win cash; register in person and in costume; $10 for under 21, free for 21 up. (701) 232-6767.

Saturday

Mad Scientist Halloween Lab for Kids, all day event, Fargo Public Library - Carlson Branch, 2801 32nd Ave. S.; sessions at 9:30 and 11:30 a.m.; kids in grades 4 through 6. Make slime, fake blood and edible bugs. Come prepared to get messy. Preregistration required at www.fargolibrary.org/children or call (701) 241-1495.

Not Too Scary Haunted House, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and 1 to 5 p.m. Sunday, Children’s Museum at Yunker Farm, 1201 28th Ave. N., Fargo. (701) 232-6102.

Boo at the Zoo, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Red River Zoo, 4255 23rd Ave. S., Fargo; trick-or-treating through the zoo, creepy crawly critter art, cockroach races, costume contest and prizes for each age group, Critter Station stamp, photos and pumpkin carving; regular admission rates apply, free for members. (701) 277-9240.

Pumpkin Patch, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and 1 to 5 p.m. Sunday, Dakota Carriage Co., 7414 40th Ave. N., Fargo; Clydesdale-pulled wagon rides, corn and bale maze, not-so-scary forest walk, kids barrel train car rides and more. $6-$9. (701) 347-4069.

Rudy Spooks Halloween Corn Maze, noon to 6 p.m., 3.5 miles west of Kindred, N.D., on Highway 46, watch for signs; $10 for ages 13 and older; $5 for ages 5-12; children age 4 and younger free with paid adult.

Corn Maze and Pumpkin Patch, 1 to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, 10 miles south of Moorhead on Highway 75; child-friendly corn maze, hayrides and games; admission range is $7-$12; pumpkins will also be for sale. (218) 585-4529.

El Zagal Shrine Not So Scary Haunted House, 3 to 9 p.m. Saturday and Sunday and 6 to 9 p.m. on Monday, El Zagal Shrine Center, 1429 3rd St. N., Fargo; tours, face painting, games; admission is $10 for children; an adult is admitted for free with paid child’s admission. (701) 238-3573.

Spooky Science Night, 6 to 9 p.m.; the MSUM Planetarium with the Society of Physics Students will treat the public with spooky science tricks, demonstrations are free and run 6 to 8 p.m. in Bridges Hall 164. The planetarium presents “The Scary Sky” at 7 and 8 p.m., exploring historical and modern sky frights. $5 for adults and $2.50 for children, students and seniors. (218) 477-2920.

Haunted House, Reynolds, N.D., 6 p.m. to midnight on Saturday, 6 to 9 p.m. on Sunday and 7 to 10 p.m. on Wednesday. $10 admission. (701) 872-6188.

Haunted Corn Maze, 7 to 11 Saturday and Sunday night, 10 miles south of Moorhead on Highway 75; $15 per person. (218) 585-4529.

Rudy Spooks Barn Dance and Halloween Costume Party, 9 p.m. to 1 a.m., 3.5 miles west of Kindred, N.D., on Highway 46; barn dance and costume party for all ages featuring music from the Plowboyz. Bring your own beverages. $8. (701) 799-3825.

21+ Pre-Halloween Party and Costume Contest, 9:30 p.m., The Aquarium above Dempseys, 226 Broadway, Fargo; The Blind Shake, Go Murphy, The Babysitters and Hobo Blood perfect; $5 or $3 with a costume. (701) 235-5913.

Sunday

Packatahnas Halloween Carnival, 1 to 5 p.m., Lodoen Center, 109 3rd St. W., West Fargo; bring in three nonperishable food items for a free game. (701) 540-8226.

Not So Scary Halloween Dance Show, 2:30 p.m., The Stage at Island Park, 333 4th St. S., Fargo; presented by the Bonnie Haney School of Dance featuring trick or treat dancers, little pumpkins, ballerina ghosts, tapping witches, black cats and a jazzy hip hoppin’ thriller; $10 in advance, $12 at the door; audience encouraged to wear costumes. (218) 236-9900.

Spooktacular Party, 2:30 to 5 p.m., Veterans Memorial Arena, 1201 7th Ave. E., West Fargo; haunted maze, mad scientist lab, balloon sculptures, face painting and cookie decorating; take a photo with the not-so-scary witch; each child gets a treat bag; free. (701) 433-5360.

Bison Halloween Party, 4 to 6 p.m., Bison Sports Arena, NDSU, Fargo; for children ages 2 to 9; games and treats; meet your favorite Bison athletes.

Monday

Planes, Pumpkins and Pizza, 1 to 3 p.m. Monday through Wednesday, Fargo Air Museum, 1609 19th Ave. N.; Kids 2 to 5; tour airplanes, paint pumpkins and eat Papa Murphy’s pizza; $6 per child, free for members. (701) 293-8043.

Pumpkin Decorating and Caramel Apples, 4 to 6 p.m., Fargo Public Library - Main Library, 102 3rd St. N.; bring pumpkin and decorate it; materials provided; one pumpkin per child; caramel apples will be served; all ages invited; free. (701) 241-1495.

Magic Show, 7 p.m., West Fargo Public Library, 109 3rd St. E.; open to all ages, in costume or not. (701) 433-5460.

Tuesday

Storytime: Halloween, 1:30 p.m., West Fargo Public Library, 109 3rd St. E. (701) 433-5460.

Day of the Dead Holiday Celebration for Teens, 4 to 5 p.m. Tuesday and Nov. 1, Fargo Public Library - Carlson Branch, 2801 32nd Ave. S.; teens can decorate sugar skulls and learn about the culture and symbols surrounding the holiday; preregistration required; all materials provided; http://www.fargolibrary.org/teen. (701) 476-5978.

Halloween Costume Contest for Physically Challenged Children, 4 p.m., Sanford Health Healthcare Accessories, 3223 32nd Ave. S., Fargo; prizes awarded for first, second and third place; also games, local mascots, refreshments, and more; pre-registration required. (701) 234-1329.

Ghost Stories for Grown-ups: Eerie Crypt of Creepy Secrets, 7:30 to 8:30 p.m., Fargo Public Library - Main Library, 102 3rd St. N.; classic and contemporary scary stories; treats served; costumes encouraged. Please note: This is not an event for children. (701) 241-1472.

Halloween

Community Halloween Carnival, 3:30 to 5:30 p.m., Courts Plus Fitness Center, 3491 S. University Drive, Fargo; carnival games and inflatables from Games Galore; all youth will receive a free Halloween bag while supplies last; free.

Trunk-N-Treat, 5 to 7 p.m., Faith United Methodist Church, 909 19th Ave. N., Fargo; hayride, food, candy, games and prizes; free and open to the public.

NDSU Trick-or-Treating, 5 to 7 p.m., North Dakota State University; sweets available in Burgum, Churchill, Dinan, Stockbridge, Reed/Johnson, Seim, Sevrinson, Thompson and Pavek halls and Living Learning Center.

Where’s Waldo? Trick-or-Treat at the Library, 5 to 8 p.m., Moorhead Library, 118 5th St. S.; find Waldo and get a special prize. (218) 233-7594.

Trick or Treat at West Acres, Fargo, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., West Acres Shopping Center.

Haunted Halloween Garage, 5:30 to 9:30 p.m., 628 E. Hampton Drive, Moorhead; candy, light sticks, small toys and punch balloons for children; signs will be posted on Eighth Street. (218) 233-2843.

Dragon Halloween Bash, 6 to 8:30 p.m. Festivities in residence halls Nelson, Snarr, Dahl and Grantham. Parking in lots G-7 and G-10

Crux of the Hollow: Halloween Art Show, 8 p.m., DK Custom Framing at Gallery 14, 14 Roberts St., Fargo; second annual show includes performance artist DJ D Double U spinning a spooky aural backdrop; artists include Noel Scotch Anderson, Chelsey Dahlstrom, Nathan Mastrud, Athena Funk, Trent Balvitsch, Modern Man and more; costumes encouraged, prizes given. (701) 239-0063.

21+ Halloween at The Hub, 8 p.m., The Hub, 2525 9th Ave. S., Fargo; hard rock act Trapt plays at 8 p.m. in the House of Rock, country act The Roosters play at 9 in Cadillac Ranch and jam rockers The Big Wu headline a set in The Venue starting at 9 with Carnage and Reed Grimm; $5 at the door grants access to all events and music. (701) 232-6767.

Hooligans Halloween Party, 8:30 p.m. to 12:30 a.m., Hooligans, 3330 Sheyenne St., West Fargo; Acoustic Addiction, costume party and cash prizes. (701) 373-0770.

Duffy’s Halloween Party, 9 p.m., Duffy’s Tavern, 16 12th St. S., Fargo; karaoke, prizes awarded at midnight for top three costumes. (701) 235-0445.

All Hallows Eve show, 9 p.m., The Nestor, 1001 NP Ave., Fargo; Manson Superstar (tribute to Marilyn Manson), The Wrong Men, Dying Tide, Wings of the Fall and Damned by Design; $5. (701) 232-2485

Halloween Bash with Dirty Word, 9:30 p.m. to 1:30 a.m., JT Cigarro, 4554 7th Ave. S., Fargo; $5 admission. (701) 277-0711.

DJ Halloween Dance Party, 10 p.m., Dempsey’s Public House, 226 Broadway, Fargo; no cover.

Halloween Covers Party, 10 p.m., The Aquarium above Dempseys, 226 Broadway, Fargo; annual event features rock bands Les Dirty Frenchmen as Black Flag (dressed as Hee Haw), Riesage as Hot Water Music, What Kingswood Needs as Alabama, How Accidents Happen as Nine Inch Nails and Tiny Moving Parts as Bruce Springsteen; costume contest for cash prizes and Halloween dance party between sets; $5 cover, $3 with costume. (701) 235-5913.

Nov. 2

Sylvia Browne, 8 p.m., Fargo Theatre, 314 Broadway; renowned psychic and spiritual leader; tickets from $43-$73 and available at www.jadepresents.com. (866) 300-8300.

Mid-Autumn Night’s Scream: Halloween Dance Party and Costume Contest, 9 p.m., Legacy Ballroom (upstairs of The Pickled Parrot), 505 3rd Ave. N., Fargo; prizes for best individual costume and best group/couple costumes; 21 and older only; $10. (218) 779-9021.