Halloween Happenings for Sept. 23, 2013


Editor’s note: Halloween Happenings is for haunted/entertainment events only in Alamance County and the Piedmont-Triad and will be published now through Halloween in the Accent section, as space allows. For more details or to submit events, email capple@thetimesnews.com or call Charity Apple at (336) 506-3057.

Scarowinds’ Halloween Haunt, Friday and Saturday, Sept. 27-28 Oct. 4-6, 11-13, 18-20 and 25-27. Hours are 7 p.m. to midnight Fridays and Saturdays, 7 p.m. to 1 a.m. Oct. 19 and 26 and 7 p.m. to midnight Sundays in October. Located at Carowinds amusement park, 14523 Carowinds Boulevard in Charlotte. Not recommended for anyone under 13 years old. $26.99 to $44.99. For hours, tickets, directions and more information, visit www.carowinds.com/haunt.
Original Hollywood Horror Show, Friday through Sunday, Sept. 27-29 Oct. 4-6, 11-13, 17-20, 22-31 and Nov. 1-2, 6333 Bass Mountain Road, Snow Camp. Hours will be announced at a later time. Produced by Alamance County natives Dean and Starr Jones. $20. www.originalhollywoodhorrorshow.com.
   Woods of Terror, 5601 N. Church St., Greensboro, Friday Sept. 27 through Nov. 2. Gates open at 6 p.m., ticket booth opens at 6:30 p.m. and the show starts at 7 p.m. and the ticket booth closes at 9:30 p.m. Sundays through Thursdays. Gates open at 6 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, show starts at 7 p.m. and ticket booth closes at 11:30 p.m. Gates open at 6 p.m. Nov. 1-2, ticket booth opens at 6:30 p.m. and show starts at 7 p.m. Tickets range from woodsofterror.com.
Haunted Forest Hayride, now through Halloween, J. Razz & Tazz Farm, 466 Peeden Drive, Gibsonville, at nighttime only. Cost is $10 for adults and children 3 and under are free with a paid adult for the haunted forest hayride. The corn maze is $8 for adults and children 3 and under are free with a paid adult. Cost is $16 for both the corn maze and the haunted hayride. Group and reduced rates are available. Hours are 4 p.m. to 10 p.m. Fridays; 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. Saturdays and 1 p.m. to 7 p.m. Sundays. (336) 697-1675 or (336) 697-2473 or visit www.myspace.com/thecornmaze.
41st annual Hawfields Haunted Forest, presented by the Hawfields Civitan Club and Hawfields Junior Civitan Club, Oct. 11-12, 18-19, 25-26 and 31, 2115-B Hwy. 119 South in Mebane (behind Hawfields Presbyterian Church). Hours are 7:30 p.m. to 11 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays and 7:30 p.m. to 10 p.m. on Halloween night. Bring one canned good or dry packaged item for area families in need and receive $1 off the regular ticket price. $10 and discount coupons are available online at www.hchauntedforest.com.
Alamance Zombie Run for Parkinson’s Disease, presented by Anytime Fitness and Ace Speedway, Oct. 12 at Ace Speedway, 3401 Altamahaw Race Track Road, Altamahaw. Register online at alamancezombierun.com.
Hawfields Civitan Club and Hawfields Junior Civitan Club’s No Scare event, 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Oct. 19 and 26, 2115-B Hwy. 119 South in Mebane (behind Hawfields Presbyterian Church). For children 12 years old and under. $2 for all ages. www.hchauntedforest.com.
Halloween Hoot On The Farm, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Oct. 19, Therrel and Marie Brown’s home, 6236 Hwy. 87 North, Caswell County (between Burlington and Reidsville). Rain date is Oct. 26. Free for persons with autism and their families. RSVP by Oct. 17 to (336) 585-0908 or aocfunonthefarm@gmail.com.
Reel-ly Scary Cary movies to include “Cape Fear” (no rating) on Oct. 24, “Hotel Transylvania” (PG) on Oct. 25 and “Sleepy Hollow” (R) on Oct. 26 at the Booth Amphitheatre in Cary. Gates open at 6:30 p.m. and tickets are $5 for adults and free for children 12 and under. www.boothamphitheatre.com.
Dark In The Park Halloween Celebration, 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. Oct. 26, Burlington City Park, 1333 Overbrook Road, Burlington. Halloween-themed games and the annual fireworks show at 8 p.m. Free, but some events require a fee. (336) 222-5030.
Haunted Train, 6:30 p.m. to 10 p.m. Oct. 25-27, Burlington City Park, 1333 Overbrook Road, Burlington. A Halloween twist on the train ride. $5. (336) 222-5030 or artsalamance.com.
Downtown Halloween Spooktacular, 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. Oct. 25. This annual event features a costume parade throughout downtown Burlington, trick-or-treating, costume and pumpkin contests and live entertainment. (336) 222-5030.
Halloween in the Park with the Camp Out Zone, Beth Schmidt Park in Elon. This year’s event is Oct. 26. (336) 449-9255.

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