|Where are Halloween events in the area?|
|Where are Halloween events in the area?|
|Written by CSI media|
|Wednesday, 28 September 2011 15:19|
Jack Smith runs through the corn maze of Dan Patch Stables at the Grand Geneva Resort in September, 2011. Terry Mayer/staff.
This month, it’s easy to scare yourself silly with these events. Call ahead to confirm dates and times. Some events require reservations.
Spirit Hill Farm is open through Oct. 30, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturdays and 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sundays. Enjoy the haunted barn, haunted mini golf, kid’s maze, and pumpkin patch. 7325 S. Wisonsin Highway 140, north of Clinton. (608) 312-9859 or (608) 449-0536, www.spirithill farmpumpkinland.com
The Aram Public Library will have several events that your youngster will enjoy during the month:
• Oct. 13, from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m., dress up in your Halloween costume and prepare for your party with the help of Stampin’ Up demonstrator. Make costumes and other fun crafts.
• Oct. 19, at 3:30 p.m., The Monster Mash is for anyone 8 years old or older. Make monster book marks and other creeations.
• Oct. 27, at 1 p.m., Pumpkin Gutting Party — library staff needs help getting the pumpkins ready for the next day’s carving.
• Oct. 28, at 10 a.m., pumpkin carving and decoration. Come any time between 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. for all ages.
• Oct. 28, at 6 p.m., World of Paranormal Investigation. Hear from a local team of paranormal researchers and the tools they use.
Halloween party for ages 4-6, Oct. 24, from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. Costumes encouraged. Delavan Parks and Recreation (262) 728-5585, ext. 2, www.delavanparkrec.com
Sept. 28, at 6:30 p.m., join Curt Strutz for a tour of the country’s most haunted locations. From haunted battlefields to deserted asylums, Strutz will present photos, video, and testimonies, as well as the history behind each location.
This program is for teens and adults. Registration is not necessary. It will be held at the Matheson Memorial Library, 101 N. Wisconsin St. (262) 723-2678
Corn maze at Dan Patch Stables, at the Grand Geneva Resort & Spa, U.S. Highway 12 and Wisconsin Highway 50. The maze, in the shape of the Grand Geneva logo, covers four acres of fun and is open 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. through October.
Haunted hay ride also at Dan Patch Stables. The ride is available from 7 p.m. to midnight Friday and Saturday nights and from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. Sundays, beginning Oct. 7 through Halloween. Parents, please note that the 7 p.m. ride each night is a special family-friendly (less scary) hay ride. (262) 215-2105.
20th annual Oktoberfest, Oct. 8-9, downtown Lake Geneva. Family fall festival includes music, magic and the Great Pumpking Giveaway, food and craft booths, German band and dancing.
Beer and Sprits Festival is held Oct. 29 and is sponsored, in part, by The Baker House. Brews, Bites and So much Fun is held from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. at The Abbey Resort, 269 Fontana Boulevard. There will be unlimited tastings of beer from 25 Midwest craft breweries. Guests may also sample specialty liquors and foods that pair well with beer. Live music by The Karlz and a photo booth round out this popular Halloween event for those 21 years or old. (Photo ID is required) Tickets at (262) 245-1000, www.lakegenevabeerand spirits.com.
Super Natural Whitewater brings howling good times to Whitewater in October. Look for these special events:
• Oct. 2 is the opening of Super Natural Whitewater gallery exhibit at the Cultural Arts Center on 402 W. Main St.
• Oct. 2, Spiritualism and Whitewater’s Pratt Institute: The Real Story of Whitewater’s Supernatural Past, from 1:30 p.m. to 3 p.m., at the Cultural Arts Center.
• Oct. 9, Oak Grove Cemetery Tour, from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. This is Whitewater’s oldest cemetery and is rarely open to the public, but the historical society will offer a self-guided tour.
• Oct. 15, author reading and book signing from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. at the Cultural Arts Center. Author Chris Welch will read from his book “Blood Lite II.”
• Oct. 22, Victorian Whitewater Funeral enactment, 1:30 p.m. to 3 p.m., at the Cultural Arts Center, with special guests Debra and Tim Angers of Eagle portraying Victorian mourners.
• Goulish make-up applied from 4:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m., Oct. 28, at the Cultural Arts Center. Bring your middle-school-aged (and older) student to be Zombie-fied by students from the UW-Whitewater Theatre/Dance Department, as they share and demonstrate Zombie makeup application. Leave the CAC ready for some Halloween haunts.
• Oct. 29, “Cinderella! Cinderella!” is a special children’s show that will be performed at 2 p.m., in Barnett Theatre in the Greenhill Center of the Arts, on the UW-Whitewater campus. Prior to the performance, the Whitewater Arts Alliance and the Theatre/Dance Department students in the atrium of the Greenhill Center for face painting. The pre-show event is free and open to the public, but tickets are required for the play: (262) 472-2222 or go to http://uww.edu/cac/theatre.
• Oct. 30, from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m., pumpkin carving/painting to take place at the CAC parking lot, 402 W. Main St.
The Fuzzy Pig decorates rooms of realistic horror for Halloween. A new haunt has been added. It’s the only one of its kind and it’s a timed jaunt. See if you can make it through the maze the fastest.
If you can stay at the top of the leaderboard there will be a cash prize for the winner. The Fuzzy Pig also has a great costume shop. N8660 Clover Valley Road, Whitewater. (262) 473-4574, www.thefuzzypigonline.com
|Last Updated on Wednesday, 28 September 2011 15:27|