September 25, 2008

Halloween Happenings

Halloween events around the region include:

n Lake Rudolph Hallo-Weekends, Lake Rudolph Campground & RV Resort in Santa Claus, Ind., every Friday and Saturday through Nov. 1. There will be games for all ages, including the Rudy's Kids Carnival, Hadi Shrine Clowns, pumpkin decorating and "Mummy's Bingo Party." Other activities will include a campsite decorating contest, Halloween dance, costume contest, a frightful film classic and Rudy's haunted hayrides. The RiverTown Story Tellers will host "Bonfire Ghost Stories" each Friday from 8 to 9 p.m. For reservations, call 937-4458 or toll-free (877) 478-3657 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. or visit

n The Olde Courthouse Catacombs, Fourth and Vine streets and The House of Lecter, at 325 Main St., will be open Friday, Saturday and Oct. 3, 4, 10, 11, 12, 16-19 and Oct. 23 through Nov. 1. Hours are 7 p.m. to midnight Fridays and Saturdays and 7 to 10 p.m. all other nights. Visit

n Corn Maze Adventures, Mayse Farm Market, 6400 N. St. Joseph Ave., opens Sept. 27 and continues every weekend in October. Hours are 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday and weekdays from 2 to 5 p.m. Admission is $6 for adults, $5 for age 3- 18, free for age 2 and younger and $20 for a family of four. Call 963-3175.

n Boo at the Zoo, Mesker Park Zoo & Botanic Garden, 2421 Bement Ave., Oct. 17, 18, 24 and 25, treats, games, crafts, haunted tram ride and more. Call 435-6143 or visit www.

n Historic Newburgh Ghost Walks, guided walking tours of the downtown historic district with the telling of "Strange Tales of the Town's Past," 6 to 8 p.m. Oct. 18, 19, 25 and 26 (adults, $6; children 4-12, $4). Call 853-2815.

n Grey Lady Ghost Tours will be held at the Willard Library, 21 First Ave., at 6, 7 and 8 p.m. Oct. 23; 8, 9 and 10 p.m. Oct. 24 and 25; and 6, 7 and 8 p.m. Oct. 28 and 29. Reservations are required, and can be made by calling 425-4309 or visiting

n Harvest Festival and Hayrides, 5 to 9 p.m. Oct. 24 and 25, Wesselman Woods Nature Preserve, 551 N. Boeke Road. Call 479-0771 or visit www.wesselman

n Haunted Harmonie 2008, New Harmony, Ind., Oct. 24-26.

n A Walk into the Past, Historic New Harmony's annual event, 3 p.m. Oct. 25, Thrall's Opera House, New Harmony, Ind. The event will feature a play. Call 682-4488.

n Halloween Bash, ages 3-6, 10:30 a.m. to noon Oct. 25, Audubon Museum, Henderson, Ky. Cost is $5. To register, call (270) 827- 1893.

n Main Street Trick or Treat, noon to 3 p.m. Oct. 26, The Victory and the Main Street Walkway, Evansville. Activities will include games and prizes. Concessions will be available. A costume contest will be at 1 p.m. on the stage in front of The Victory. Participating sponsors will provide treats. The event is free to the public.

n Trick-or-treat, downtown Henderson, Ky., 3 to 5 p.m. Oct. 31. Call (270) 827-0016, or visit www.down

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