WHAT -- Take a walk around downtown Rogers and encounter tales of murder, mischief and mayhem from long ago. Each story is taken from the obituaries of Benton County and told by a costumed interpreter. Over the course of 45 minutes participants will hear six mysterious or mischievous, yet true, stories from the first murder in Rogers committed by a woman to an unfortunate death by a lightning strike.
WHEN -- 7-9 p.m. today & Saturday
WHERE -- Rogers Historical Museum Historic Hawkins House and Exhibit Galleries, 322 S. Second St., Rogers.
COST -- $5 per person.
INFO -- 621-1154 or rogershistoricalmuseum.org
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. today
WHERE -- Shiloh Museum of Ozark History's Cooper Barn, downtown Springdale
COST -- $10 for hayride and cemetery tour tickets
INFO -- 200-7929 or downtownspringdale.org.
The Shadow Ensemble
WHAT -- A Halloween spectacular with live music for silent films with Ryan Cockerham, director.
WHEN -- 7 p.m. today
WHERE -- Walmart Auditorium of the Shewmaker Center for Workforce Technologies at Northwest Arkansas Community College, Bentonville
COST -- Free
INFO -- Email email@example.com
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
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 eurekaspringshistoricalmuseum.org
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 today, 10 a.m.-dark Saturday and noon-dark Sunday
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 ozarkcornmaze.com
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. today & Saturday
WHERE -- Melonlight Theatre, 2 Pine St., Eureka Springs
COST -- $20
INFO -- (720) 278-5672 or melonlight.com
WHAT -- The evil arena master Zaylor is back with his undead carnival, bringing back the highly desired carnival themed missions and clown zombies. 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
WHERE -- Modern Mission Outdoor Laser Tag and Indoor Battlefield, 3584 E. Joyce Blvd., Fayetteville
COST -- $25
INFO -- 595-0055 or modernmission.com
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, Saturday & Oct. 31; Banshee Fun Tour: 5:30-7:30 p.m. today-Sunday and 3-6:30 p.m. Oct. 31
WHERE -- 4520 N. College Ave., Fayetteville
COST -- Banshee Manor: $10; Banshee Fun Tour: $5
INFO -- 879-3368 or bansheemanor.com
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, tells real ghost stories, and gruesome history of Murder and Mayhem in Fort Smith's past. 21 and older only.
WHEN -- 5:30 and 7:30 p.m. today, Saturday & Oct. 31
WHERE -- Fort Smith Museum, 320 Rogers Ave., Fort Smith
COST -- $40 per person
INFO -- fortsmithmuseum.org
WHAT -- The sixth annual Halloween Show will be full of surprises with Sean-Paul and Juliana Fay.
WHEN -- 8:30-10:30 p.m. Saturday
WHERE -- Eureka Springs City Auditorium, 32 S. Main St.
COST -- $34.95-$44.95
INFO -- 855-446-8744 or intriguetheater.com
Halloween in the Hollow
WHAT -- Artinfusion's Halloween in the Hollow is back with the mesmerizing sounds of Golden Dawn Arkestra, psychic readings, a zombie silent disco, costume contest and more, featuring free admission to "Stuart Davis: In Full Swing." 21 and older.
WHEN -- 9 p.m.-midnight Saturday
WHERE -- Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, 600 Museum Way, Bentonville
COST -- Free to Artinfusion members, $45 guests.
INFO -- (479) 418-5700 or crystalbridges.org
WHAT -- A creeping procession of hearses, doomsday vehicles, Halloween floats and post-mortem street performers will lead the hungry horde of the undead down historic Spring Street from the Eureka Springs Public Library to Basin Park.
WHEN -- 6 p.m. Saturday
WHERE -- Starts at Eureka Springs Public Library, 194 Spring St., 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
INFO -- eurekaspringszombiecrawl.com
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. Saturday
WHERE -- Upstairs at The Grotto, 39 Spring St., Eureka Springs
COST -- $10 at the door; must be 21 to enter
INFO -- facebook.com/upstairsatgrotto
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. Saturday
WHERE -- Turpentine Creek Wildlife Refuge, Eureka Springs
COST -- $20
INFO -- 253-5992 or turpentinecreek.org
Ozarktober Halloween Fest
WHAT -- Carnival games, pumpkin drop, pumpkin carving contest, costume parade, touch-a-truck and Hotel Transylvania.
WHEN -- 4-9 p.m. Saturday
WHERE -- Downtown Springdale
COST -- Free
INFO -- 200-7929 or downtownspringdale.org
Dia de los Muertos celebration and potluck
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 we will share food and drink and fond memories of friends no longer with us or tributes to those among us and create fond memories.
WHEN -- 6-8 p.m. Saturday
WHERE -- Ozark Folkways, 22733 N. Highway 71, Winslow
COST -- Free, bring a dish to share
INFO -- 634-3791 or ozarkfolkways.org
Brightwater Trunk or Treat
WHAT -- Children of all ages are invited for fun, games and treats
WHEN -- 4 to 6 p.m. Saturday
WHERE -- Brightwater Memorial United Methodist Church, 14108 E. Highway 62, Rogers
COST -- Free
INFO -- 451-8161
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. Sunday
WHERE -- The start/finish line is at the intersection of Church and Center streets in Fayetteville
COST -- $15-$30
INFO -- 521-7766 or halloweenmonsterdash.com
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. Sunday
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 downtownspringdale.org
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. It is a safe, family-friendly, fun chance for children to trick-or-treat with downtown businesses.
WHEN -- 3:30-5:30 p.m. Tuesday
WHERE -- Downtown Rogers
COST -- Free
INFO -- 936-5487 or mainstreetrogers.com
Trick or Treat on the Square
WHAT -- Trick-or-treaters and their families can visit booths by business owners on the square and representatives from city departments who will hand out treats.
WHEN -- 3-5 p.m. Tuesday
WHERE -- Fayetteville's Historic Downtown Square
COST -- Free
INFO -- experiencefayetteville.com
WHAT -- Haunted tour of a former mortuary
WHEN -- 7-11 p.m. today, Saturday & Oct. 31
WHERE -- At the corner of Rust and Main streets in Gentry
COST -- $13
INFO -- mortuarystudios.com
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 -- 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Saturday and noon-8 p.m. Sunday
WHERE -- 1161 Manning Road in Southwest City, Mo.
COST -- $2-$12
INFO -- rightchoicescornmaze.net
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.
WHEN -- 7 p.m. today & Saturday and 6 p.m. Sunday
WHERE -- The Old Spanish Treasure Cave, 14290 N. Highway 59, Sulphur Springs
COST -- $10
INFO --787-6508 or spanish-treasure-cave.com
WHAT -- Giant nine-acre corn maze, pony rides, farm animals, wagon rides, pumpkins, pig races and a play area and more.
WHEN --1-9:30 p.m. today & 9 a.m.-9:30 p.m. Saturday
WHERE -- 5355 Parsons Road, Springdale
COST -- $10-$12
INFO -- farmlandadventures.com
Bullwick Farms Pumpkin Patch
WHAT -- Pumpkin patch, petting zoo, corn pit and hay rides
WHEN -- 4 p.m.-dark today, 10 a.m.-dark Saturday and 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Sunday
WHERE -- 14810 S. Highway 170, West Fork
COST -- $7
INFO -- facebook.com/BullwickFarms
WHAT -- McGarrah Farms is a place where you can bring your family to enjoy nature, spend quality time and have lots of fun. There is a pumpkin patch, children's mule train ride, a tall grass maze and more.
WHEN -- 1-6 p.m. today, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday and noon-6 p.m. Sunday
WHERE -- 14804 Miser Road, Pea Ridge
COST -- $6
INFO -- mcgarrahfarms.com
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
INFO -- hauntedeurekasprings.com
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 americasmosthauntedhotel.com
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. Sundays, 5-9 p.m. Wednesdays, 5-10 p.m. Fridays and 1-10 p.m. Saturdays through Nov. 5.
WHERE -- Four miles south of Exeter, Mo., on Old Missouri MM
COST -- $5-$20
INFO -- exetercornmaze.com
Day of the Dead
WHAT -- Through hands-on and interactive arts, a Catrina processional, and ofrendas/altars, participants honor family, 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 Viva El Tequila Tasting.
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 acozarks.org
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
-- Deb Harvell
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