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story.lead_photo.caption File Photo/BEN GOFF Virginia Graves and sister Jenny Graves of Bentonville get candy from Emerson Johnson, right, with Arkansas Public Theatre during last year's Main Street Rogers Goblin Parade in downtown Rogers. This year's trick-or-treat event is set for 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. Oct. 31 beginning at Frisco Park.

Haunted Happy Hour

WHAT -- Lindsey Miles, paranormal investigator, discusses the upcoming ghostly gander at the Clayton House museum, describing what exactly goes into a paranormal investigation. There will be spirits (beverages, that is) and light refreshments. 21 and older.

File Photo/BEN GOFF Abarca, 3, with uncle Erick Diaz of Rogers gets candy from Ashley Sayers with the Rogers Historical Museum during a previous Main Street Rogers Goblin Parade in downtown Rogers.
File Photo Students cheer as teachers race tricycles during a previous autumn event at Tennie Russell Primary School in Bentonville.
File Photo/BEN GOFF Lexi Senty, 7, of Pea Ridge grabs candy out of a trunk during a previous community trunk-or-treat at First United Methodist Church in downtown Bentonville.
File Photo/J.T. WAMPLER Runners begin last year's Halloween Monster Dash 5K and Fun Run in Fayetteville. This year's event begins with registration at 1 p.m. Oct. 29. The start/finish line is at the intersection of Church and Center streets in Fayetteville, and entry fees are $15-$30 at 521-7766 or
File Photo/ANDY SHUPE Emma Cuppett hands out stickers during a previous Little Sprouts Halloween Costume Parade at the Botanical Garden of the Ozarks in Fayetteville.
File Photo/ANTHONY REYES Drake Stewart, 3, walks with other children from the Springdale School District in a previous Halloween costume parade.

WHEN -- 6-7:30 p.m. today

WHERE -- Clayton House, 514 N. Sixth St., Fort Smith

COST -- $5 members, $15 nonmembers

INFO -- 783-3000

The Dark

WHAT -- This outdoor walk-through haunted attraction will benefit a Centerton food bank.

WHEN -- 6-11 p.m. today & Saturday

WHERE -- McKissic Springs Park, 301 Allen Road, Centerton

COST -- Donation of a nonperishable food

INFO -- email

Treasure of Terror Theatre

WHAT -- Get your tickets and reserve your seats at the Old Spanish Treasure Cave Movie Theatre. Tour the front part of the cavern into the Council Room and watch some of the greatest Halloween movies: "The Texas Chainsaw Massacre," "Psycho," "Hocus Pocus," "The Exorcist," "Halloween" and "The Nightmare Before Christmas."

WHEN -- 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday & 6 p.m. Sunday through October

WHERE -- The Old Spanish Treasure Cave, 14290 N. U.S. 59, Sulphur Springs

COST -- $10

INFO --787-6508 or

The Shadow Ensemble

WHAT -- A Halloween spectacular with live music for silent films with Ryan Cockerham, director.

WHEN -- 7 p.m. Oct. 27

WHERE -- Walmart Auditorium of the Shewmaker Center for Workforce Technologies at Northwest Arkansas Community College, Bentonville

COST -- Free

INFO -- Email

Living Forest

WHAT -- Join Mother Nature as she introduces her many woodland friends to families with members of all ages.

WHEN -- 1-5 p.m. Oct. 28

WHERE -- Hobbs State Park visitor center, Arkansas 12, just east of the Arkansas 12/War Eagle Road intersection

COST -- Free

INFO -- 789-5000 or

Ozark Corn Maze

WHAT -- Three separate corn mazes, a hay maze, corn cannon, pumpkin sling shot, barrel train, children's play area, miniature donkeys, corn pool, a 10-acre pumpkin patch, concessions and a free hayride.

WHEN -- Noon-dark Friday, 10 a.m.-dark Saturday and noon-dark Sunday through Oct. 29

WHERE -- 12880 Arkansas 12, Cave Springs

COST -- $9 per person or $8 per person in groups of 20 or more; 2 and younger free

INFO -- 644-1036 or

Illusionist & Ghost Talker

WHAT -- An evening of mystery and intrigue with Sean-Paul the Illusionist and Juliana Fay, the medium, featuring special guests from the other side.

WHEN -- 8 p.m. Saturday and Oct. 26

WHERE -- Intrigue Theatre, 80 Mountain St. in Eureka Springs

COST -- $24.95-$34.95


WHEN -- Halloween Show 8:30-10:30 p.m. Oct. 28

WHERE -- Eureka Springs City Auditorium, 32 S. Main St.

COST -- $34.95-$44.95

INFO -- 855-446-8744 or

Anna: A Haunting Theatrical Experience

WHAT -- A walk-through experience, much like a haunted house, blended with theater, dance and special effects.

WHEN -- Begins each hour from 7 to 9 p.m. each Friday and Saturday in October

WHERE -- Melonlight Theatre, 2 Pine St., Eureka Springs

COST -- $20

INFO -- (720) 278-5672 or

Fright Night at the Museum

WHAT -- Halloween-themed Teen Night, featuring live music, dancing, costume contest, murder mystery and art making presented by the Crystal Bridges Teen Council with transportation provided by Pinnacle Car Services.

WHEN -- 7-10 p.m. Saturday

WHERE -- Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, 600 Museum Way, Bentonville

COST -- Free

INFO -- (479) 418-5700 or

Voices from Eureka's Silent City

WHAT -- Walking tour of the city cemetery featuring actors in period costumes sharing stories of their colorful pasts.

WHEN -- Tours begin at 5:30 p.m. and leave every 20 minutes until 8:30 p.m. today & Saturday and again Oct. 27-28.

WHERE -- Tours begin at the former Victoria Inn, 4028 e. Van Buren St. in Eureka Springs, with shuttle service to the city cemetery; there is no parking at the cemetery

COST -- $15 adults, $5 children 12 & younger

INFO -- 253-9417 or


WHAT -- Northwest Arkansas Audio Theater will present Mary Shelly's 1818 classic Gothic tale "Frankenstein" like you've never seen it before, with the help of actors in a 1940s old-time-radio studio, musicians, singers, sound effects artists and plenty of other hauntingly unexpected guests.

WHEN -- Doors open at 6:30, dinner service starts at 6:45 p.m. today & Saturday

WHERE -- Rogers VFW Hall 3031, 11160 N. Old Wire Road

COST -- $23


WHEN -- 7:30 p.m. Oct. 27-28

WHERE -- Arts Center of the Ozarks, 214 S. Main St. in Springdale

COST -- $13; group rates available

INFO -- 751-5441 or nwaaudiotheatre

Zombie Battleground

WHAT -- The evil arena master Zaylor is back with his undead carnival. Take advantage of advanced tactical equipment as the zombie battle unit and Vulture teams engage in four fierce missions. 12 years old and older.

WHEN -- Sessions begin at 7 p.m. with one each hour, with the final session beginning at 10 p.m. today & Saturday and Oct. 27-28

WHERE -- Modern Mission Outdoor Laser Tag and Indoor Battlefield, 3584 E. Joyce Blvd., Fayetteville

COST -- $25

INFO -- 595-0055 or

Banshee Manor

WHAT -- Haunted house recommended for children older than 13 and adults and a scare-free Banshee Fun Tour for young children.

WHEN -- Banshee Manor: 7 p.m. today through Sunday, again Oct. 27-28 & Oct. 31; Banshee Fun Tour: 5:30-7:30 p.m. today, 1-6 p.m. Saturday and Sunday and Oct. 27-29 and 3-6:30 p.m. Oct. 31

WHERE -- 4520 N. College Ave. in Fayetteville

COST -- Banshee Manor: $10; Banshee Fun Tour: $5

INFO -- 879-3368 or

The Expelled Family Night

WHAT -- Haunted house in an abandoned slaughter house with flashlights allowed.

WHEN -- 7-9 p.m. Thursday

WHERE -- 29555 Arkansas 23 in Huntsville

COST -- $10

INFO --466-8556 or

Ghost Walks

WHAT -- Take a walk around downtown Rogers and encounter tales of murder, mischief and mayhem from long ago.

WHEN -- 7-9 p.m. today & Saturday; again Oct. 26-28

WHERE -- Rogers Historical Museum, 322 S. Second St., Rogers

COST -- $5 per person

INFO -- 621-1154 or

Ozarktober Fest Barn Party

WHAT -- Traditional regional music, food truck dinner options and free performances before two ticketed hayrides to historic Bluff Cemetery.

WHEN -- 5-9 p.m. Oct. 27

WHERE -- Shiloh Museum of Ozark History in Springdale

COST -- $10 for hayride and cemetery tour tickets

INFO -- 200-7929 or

Murder and Mayhem Haunted Trolley Tour

WHAT -- The evening begins with complimentary drinks, Halloween treats and ghost stories at the museum. The trolley bus rolls through downtown Fort Smith and the Belle Grove Historic District as the narrated tour points out haunted houses and tells real ghost stories. 21 and older only.

WHEN -- 5:30 and 7:30 p.m. Oct. 27, 28 and 31

WHERE -- Fort Smith Museum, 320 Rogers Ave., Fort Smith

COST -- $40 per person


Zombie Crawl

WHAT -- A creeping procession of hearses, doomsday vehicles, Halloween floats and post-mortem street performers will lead the undead down historic Spring Street from the Eureka Springs Public Library to Basin Park.

WHEN -- 6 p.m. Oct. 28

WHERE -- Starts at Eureka Springs Public Library, 194 Spring St. in Eureka Springs

COST -- Free to watch, but participants are asked to bring two or more cans of food to benefit the Flint Street Food Bank


Dance of the Dead

WHAT -- Third annual Grotto Halloween Party and sixth annual Zombie Crawl After-Party, an eerie electronic mashup and monster-rific mixes of DJ Testube.

WHEN -- 8 p.m.-2 a.m. Oct. 28

WHERE -- Upstairs at The Grotto, 39 Spring St. in Eureka Springs

COST -- $10 at the door; must be 21 to enter


Howl-O-Ween Fundraiser

WHAT -- It's the one time a year that you can see the animals after dark at this fun-filled event for the whole family, with games, prizes, hay rides and scares.

WHEN -- 7-9 p.m. Oct. 28

WHERE -- Turpentine Creek Wildlife Refuge in Eureka Springs

COST -- $20

INFO -- 253-5992 or

Halloween Fest

WHAT -- Carnival games, pumpkin drop, pumpkin carving contest, costume parade, touch-a-truck and Hotel Transylvania.

WHEN -- 4-7 p.m. Oct. 28

WHERE -- Downtown Springdale

COST -- Free

INFO -- 200-7929 or

Dia de los Muertos

WHAT -- In addition to the annual potluck dinner, the gallery will be open during the day for anyone interested in creating their own Day of the Dead Altar honoring loved ones. That evening participants will share food and drink and fond memories of friends.

WHEN -- 6-8 p.m. Oct. 28

WHERE -- Ozark Folkways, 22733 N. U.S. 71, Winslow

COST -- Free, bring a dish to share

INFO -- 634-3791 or

Monster Dash

5K & Fun Run

WHAT -- A Halloween-themed untimed 5K and Fun Run involving a costume contest and candy treats along the course.

WHEN -- Registration begins at 1 p.m. with the 5K beginning at 2:30 p.m. Oct. 29

WHERE -- The start/finish line is at the intersection of Church and Center streets in Fayetteville

COST -- $15-$30

INFO -- 521-7766 or

Ozarktober Fest

Brews & Tunes

WHAT -- A full afternoon of free performances of traditional regional music and celebration of the culture that has evolved in the Ozark Mountains. Live music, dancing, beer festival featuring microbrews from Northwest Arkansas.

WHEN -- 1-6 p.m. Oct. 29

WHERE -- Magnolia Gardens, 501 N. Main St. in Springdale

COST -- $40 for beer tasting tickets and commemorative stainless steel beer pint cup

INFO -- 200-7929 or

Goblin Parade

WHAT -- Costumed kids ages 13 and younger are invited to trick-or-treat on the streets of downtown Rogers, starting in Frisco Park at the corner of Poplar and First streets.

WHEN -- 3:30-5:30 p.m. Oct. 31

WHERE -- Downtown Rogers

COST -- Free

INFO -- 936-5487 or

Haunted Eureka

Ghost Tours

WHAT -- A shuttle bus/walking tour exploring the town's haunted locations. This is not a tour designed to scare people.

WHEN -- Various times each night in October

WHERE -- Tours begin at 45 1/2 B Spring St., Eureka Springs

COST -- $10-$24.50


Carpenter's Mortuary

WHAT -- Haunted tour of a former mortuary.

WHEN -- 7-11 p.m. Friday and Saturday throughout October and Oct. 31

WHERE -- At the corner of Rust and Main streets in Gentry

COST -- $13


Right Choices Corn Maze & Pumpkin Patch

WHAT -- Corn maze, pumpkin patch, hay rides, cow train, corn cannon, corn jump, roller slide, corn box and many more family-friendly activities.

WHEN -- Saturday 10 a.m.-8 p.m. and Sunday noon-8 p.m. this weekend and Oct. 28-29

WHERE -- 1161 Manning Road in Southwest City, Mo.

COST -- $2-$12


Rocky Horror Picture Show

WHAT -- Wear your best Rocky Horror-themed costume and sing along. Patrons are encouraged to bring their own props for this interactive, unforgettable Halloween night out.

WHEN -- 11 p.m. Oct. 30

WHERE -- Walton Arts Center, Fayetteville

COST -- $20 and up

INFO -- 443-5600 or

Crescent Hotel

Ghost Tours

WHAT -- Tours of the Crescent Hotel

WHEN -- Ongoing in October

WHERE -- The 1886 Crescent Hotel and Spa, 75 Prospect Ave., Eureka Springs

COST -- $8-$22.50

INFO -- 253-9766 or

Exeter corn maze & Haunted Maze

WHAT -- An eight-acre corn maze offers lots of fun and adventure and is sure to keep you busy during the day and screaming at night. From yummy food, $5 giant pumpkins, haunted barn, zombie paintball, 40-acre pumpkin patch, hayrides, haunted corn maze,pumpkin jump, cow train, petting zoo, birthday porch, fire-pits, corn cannons, pumpkin cannon, paintball shootout shack, movie room, photo-ops, zip line and many more activities, there is something for all ages.

WHEN -- 1-6 p.m. Sunday, 5-9 p.m. Wednesday, 5-10 p.m. Friday and 1-10 p.m. Saturday through Nov. 5.

WHERE -- Four miles south of Exeter, Mo., on Old Missouri MM

COST -- $5-$20


Farmland Adventures

WHAT -- Giant nine-acre corn maze, pony rides, farm animals, wagon rides, pumpkins, pig races and a play area and more.

WHEN --3-9:30 p.m. Thursday, 1-9:30 Friday, 9 a.m.-9:30 p.m. Saturday through October

WHERE -- 5355 Parsons Road, Springdale

COST -- $10-$12


Bullwick Farms Pumpkin Patch

WHAT -- Pumpkin patch, petting zoo, corn pit and hay rides.

WHEN -- 4 p.m.-dark Thursday and Friday, 10 a.m.-dark Saturday and 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Sunday in October

WHERE -- 14810 S. Highway 170, West Fork

COST -- $7


McGarrah Farms

WHAT -- Pumpkin patch, children's mule train ride, a tall grass maze and more.

WHEN -- 1-6 p.m. Monday-Friday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday and noon-6 p.m. Sunday

WHERE -- 14804 Miser Road, Pea Ridge

COST -- $6


Day of the Dead

WHAT -- Through hands-on and interactive arts, friends and community members who are departed. Activities include popup art exhibitions, gallery tours, Catrina processional, folklorico showcase and Triciclo Roja, a Mexican contemporary circus, face paper mache and sugar skull painting and more.

WHEN -- 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Nov. 1-4

WHERE -- Arts Center of the Ozarks and downtown Springdale

COST -- Free-$1

INFO -- 751-5441 or

This list will be published each week throughout the month. To have your corn maze, pumpkin patch or other fall- or Halloween-related events listed, email Deb Harvell at

-- Deb Harvell

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