2014-10-23 / Calendar

A Spooktacular Guide to Halloween

Fear at the Fort

Experience Tunnels of Terror and Haunted Officers’ Quarters at Fort Adams, Oct. 24-26, 6-10 p.m., $15, fear.fortadams.org.

Trinity Pumpkin Patch

Music, food, pumpkins, family activities, Queen Anne Square, thru Oct. 31, 12-6 p.m. weekdays, 10-6 p.m. on weekends, 401-846- 0660.

Murder Mystery

“Historic Hauntings” interactive murder mystery at Newport Art Museum, 76 Bellevue Ave., Oct. 25, 7 p.m., $30, newportartmuseum.org.

Fort Adams Ghost Hunt

R.I. Paranormal Research Group leads two-hour ghost hunts, Fort Adams, Oct. 31 from 10 p.m.- midnight, $25, fear.fortadams.org.

Rogers Haunted House and Carnival

Two levels of excitement so young children may enjoy the haunted house at a less frightening level, carnival activities of all the favorite things that go bump in the night, Rogers High School, Oct. 24 and 25, 5:30 – 9 p.m., $5 per person, $15 for a family of four.

Spooky Tales

“Things That Go Bump in the Night,” tales told by Pat Perry, Paradise School, Middletown, Oct. 25, 6:30 p.m., free, 401-849- 1870.

Haunted Graveyard Tour

St. Columba’s Youth Group hosts annual Haunted Graveyard Tour on Oct. 24 and 25 from 7:45-10 p.m. for those who dare to stroll through the cemetery in the pitch black. Family activities in the parish hall, 55 Vaucluse Ave., Middletown, $5 per person, $20 for families or four or more, stcolumbaschapel.org.

Halloween Howl Youth Regatta

Sail Newport’s season-ending youth regatta, Oct. 25-26, 401- 846-1983, sailnewport.org.


Party for dogs and families at the Potter League, Oct. 25, 1-3 p.m., parade, doggie dance team performance, door prizes, photos, costume awards, obstacle and agility course, tricks and treats. Dogs must be leashed and dog and people friendly. Dog-safe and comfortable costumes are encouraged. Rain or shine, drop in, $10, 401-846-0592 x122.

Haunted Halloween Craft Party

Children ages 6-12 make Halloween crafts at Newport Public Library, 300 Spring St., Oct. 25, 2:30 p.m., register at 401-847- 8720 x204.

Haunted Folklore of Rose Island

Learn about the island’s past and hear tales of haunted experiences, refreshments, limited space, Oct. 25, 4 p.m., 401-847-4242.

Costume Parade

All ages costume parade around Queen Anne Square, Trinity Pumpkin Patch, Oct. 26, 1 p.m.

Halloween Movie Night

Bundle up for outdoor screenings in Ballard Park’s quarry meadow, Oct. 25, kiddie movie at 6 p.m., scary movie at 7:30 p.m., free, grass seating, bring chairs, dress warmly, picnic dinners welcome, 401-619-3377, rain date Nov. 1.

Halloween Hayrides

A non-scary half-hour hayride through decorated woods. Children can pick a pumpkin after the ride. Come in costume, games, treasure hunt, and more. Pachet Brook Farm, 44843 Main Rd., Tiverton, Oct. 25 and 26. 11 a.m. -5 p.m., 401-624-4872.

Not Very Creepy Carousel

Non-scary family fun suitable for young children at Easton’s Beach Rotunda and Carousel on Oct. 26, 1-4 p.m., $5 per child includes a goody bag, two free rides on the carousel, cookie decorating, light refreshments and many crafts to make, 401-845-5800.

Pumpkin Carving

Carve your own Halloween pumpkin while enjoying cider and caramel popcorn at Vanderbilt Grace, Oct. 26, 1-4 p.m., $10, 401-846-6200.

Ghoulish Decorations

Make a ghoulish Halloween decoration at Middletown Public Library, 700 West Main Rd., Oct. 27, 4 p.m., ages 5+, no registration required, drop in, 401-846-1573.

Redwood Halloween Parade

Kids ages 1-12 and favorite grownups celebrate the supernatural at the Redwood Children’s Athenaeum in the Les Ballard Annex, 10 Redwood St., with treats, scavenger hunt, costume competition, raffle and prizes, Oct. 29, 4 p.m., free and open to the public, register at 401-847- 0292 x105.

Trick-or-Treat Crafts and Costumes

Drop in to the Middletown Public Library, 700 West Main Rd., Oct. 29, 4-6 p.m., for crafts and trick-or-treats, costumes encouraged, 401-846-1573.

‘Practice’ Halloween Party

Children up to age 8 gather at Jamestown Philomenian Library in costume, games, food, advance registration required, Oct. 30, 4 p.m., 401-423-7280.

Teen Caramel Apple Making

Teens dip and decorate caramel apples, Newport Public Library, 300 Spring St., Oct. 30, 5 p.m., drop in, 401-847-8720 x206.

‘A Very Gorey Affair’

Redwood Library hosts wine and cheese reception and presentation by former Providence Journal columnist Bob Kerr on Gorey’s illustrations, cake and champagne, 50 Bellevue Ave., Oct. 30, 5:30-8 p.m., members free, non-members $10, reserve at 401-847-0295 x112, redwoodlibrary.org.

‘A Terrifyingly Good Time’

Jane Pickens Theater Halloween event with screening of “Rosemary’s Baby” and “The Shining” plus more tricks and treats, Oct. 30, 6 p.m., $10, janepickens.com.

Trick-or-Treat at NPL

Children of all ages are welcome to wear their costumes and receive a free Halloween treat at the Children’s Desk of the Newport Public Library, Oct. 31, 9:30 a.m.- 5:45 p.m., while supplies last.

Bellevue Stroll

Trick-or-treat along Bellevue, look for shops with the black and orange balloons, Oct. 31, 3-5 p.m.

Halloween Carnival and Haunted House

Haunted house, costume competition, Halloween-themed games, crafts, snacks and more, Boys & Girls Clubs at Florence Gray Center, Oct. 31, 4 p.m., free to club members, children under 5, those wearing a costume or anyone donating a canned good.

Treats Around the Square

Ol’ fashioned trick-or-treat around Washington Square, Oct. 31, 4 – 6 p.m.

DJ Butch Halloween Bash

Three dance floors, junk food buffet, cash prizes for costumes. Christies, 14 Perry Mill Wharf, Oct. 31, 9 p.m.-1 a.m., 21+, $10.

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