THIS WEEK: Oct. 28 to Nov. 3, 2016
Spooky Days on the Farm, tour the historic farm buildings with ghost stories, Halloween creatures, songs and pony rides, crafts and light refreshments. After dark, spookier events include visiting the Hag in the Woods and solving a murder mystery. Quiet Valley Living Historical Farm, 347 Quiet Valley Road, Stroudsburg. 5 to 8 p.m. Oct. 28; 1 to 8 p.m. Oct. 29; 1 to 5 p.m. Oct. 30. $8; $5 children. 570-992-6161.
Colonial Superstitions, Folklore & Witchcraft Tour, candlelight tours of the home to learn about 18th-century superstitions and traditions that led to the creation of Halloween and jack-o’-lanterns. Nathan Denison House, 35 Denison St., Forty Fort. 6 to 9 p.m. Oct. 28 and 29. $7, $5 children. 570-823-6244.
Halloween Haunted Lantern Tours, ghoulish family fun on a walking tour of the restored 19th-century village. Eckley Miners Village, Highland Road, off Route 940. 6 to 9 p.m. Oct. 28 and 29. $10, $5 children. Bring a flashlight. 570-636-2070.
Halloween Trail of Ghouls, haunted attraction at Edward’s Garden Center, 525 River St., Forty Fort. 6 to 9 p.m. Oct. 28 and 29. $8. 570-287-4329.
Horror Hall, an indoor haunted house with a quarter mile of scares. 11 E. Poplar St., Nanticoke. 6 to 11:30 p.m. Oct. 28 and 29; 6 to 9:30 p.m. Oct. 30. $13. Info at horrorhall.com.
Haunted House at Camelback, family friendly Halloween attraction; the Appalachian Express Mountain Coaster; and 1000-foot Dual Ziplines. Camelback Mountain, 243 Resort Drive, Tannersville. 6 to 10 p.m. Oct. 28; 4 to 10 p.m. Oct. 29; 4 to 9 p.m. Oct. 30; 6 to 9 p.m. Oct. 31. $15. 570-629-1663, ext. 3.
Dracula’s Forest, haunted hayride, Walk of Doom and Fall Festival. 2828 Rock Drive, Clarks Summit. 6:30 p.m. Oct. 28 to 30. Details at 570-586-5084 or draculasforest.com.
BOO!burg, Trunk or Treat, crafts and activities, costume contest, marshmallow and hot-dog roasts, pumpkin painting and a Pumpkin Drop. Various venues on East Seventh Street, between Market and Iron streets in Bloomsburg including the YMCA, Children’s Museum, The Exchange and AGAPE. 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Oct. 28. Free. 570-317-2210.
Wilkes-Barre Ghost Walk, tour of spooky locations in the downtown section. Meet at Luzerne County Historical Society, 69 S. Franklin St., Wilkes-Barre. 6:45 p.m. Oct. 28. $10. Reservations required: 570-823-6244 ext. 3.
Gravestone Manor, a theatrical haunted house with an interactive mystery. Not suitable for young children. Trion Warehouse, 1095 Route 315, Wilkes-Barre. 7 to 11 p.m. Oct. 28 and 29; 7 to 9:30 p.m. Oct. 30. $10. Proceeds support the United Way. 570-821-6500 or gravestonemanor.com.
Demon’s Gate Haunted Hayride, Back Mountain Halloween attraction. Irem Country Club, 70 Ridgway Drive, Dallas. 7 to 11 p.m. Oct. 28 and 29; 7 to 10 p.m. Oct. 30. $10. 570-675-5261.
Ghost Walks in Old Mauch Chunk, one-mile, lantern-lit walks with tales of ghoulish encounters and backgrounds of historic properties. Inn at Jim Thorpe, 24 Broadway. 7 and 8:30 p.m. Oct. 28; 7, 7:15, 8:30 and 8:45 p.m. Oct. 29; 7 p.m. Oct. 30. $12; $6 children. Reservations recommended. 484-464-1487.
Dietrich Fright Night, a haunted attraction within the Dietrich Theater, 60 E. Tioga St., Tunkhannock. 7:30 to 11:30 p.m. Oct. 28 to 30; 7 to 11 p.m. Oct. 31. $10. 570-996-1500.
Steamtown Spooky Spectacular, Halloween doings for all ages but geared to 6 to 15. Saturday events include storytelling and movies, a Trick-or-Treat Treasure Hunt, Spooked-Out Scranton Limited train rides and a Pumpkins on Parade carving contest. Sunday includes scary B-movies and train rides with “Texas Chainsaw Massacre” actor Dan Yeager and “Edgar Allan Poe” reciting “The Raven.” Steamtown National Historic Site, 300 Cliff Ave., Scranton. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Oct. 29 and 30. $7 admission; $5 train rides. 570-340-5204 or nps.gov/stea.
Fall Foliage Train Excursion, a round trip from Scranton to Gouldsboro for a stopover at the historic train station. Steamtown National Historic Site, 300 Cliff St., Scranton. Oct. 29 with an 11 a.m. departure and 3 p.m. return. $34, $29 seniors, $22 children. Reservations: 570-340-5204.
Halloween Car and Bike Cruise, with trunk-or-treat, costume parade and prizes. Car and bike awards and raffle drawing. Sponsored by the Northeastern Pennsylvania Region of the Antique Automobile Club of America. Public Square, Wilkes-Barre. Noon to 4 p.m. Oct. 29. Free. Info at nepraaca.org.
HalloWineFest, wine tasting, foods, talent showcase, Gypsy Caravan with palm readings, tarot cards, witches, costume contest with prizes and music by Them Boys and Erich & Tyler Music Company. Wyoming County Fairgrounds, 9141 Route 6, Meshoppen. 1 to 7 p.m. Oct. 29. Age 21 and older. $20 advance; $30 at the gate; $5 designated drivers. Tickets at wyomingcountyfair.com.
Halloween Fest, pumpkin carving, pinata, ghost stories, haunted woods, treats and more. Salt Springs State Park, 2305 Salt Springs Road, Franklin Forks. 4 p.m. Oct. 29. 570-967-7275.
Halloween Pumpkin-Carving Contest, sponsored by the Harveys Lake Recreational Committee. Jonathan’s Bar and Grille, 31 Lakeside Drive, Harveys Lake. 4 to 6 p.m. Oct. 29. All ages. 570-519-0008.
Thrill the World, a flash mob attempting to break the world record of “Largest Simultaneous Dance to Michael Jackson’s ‘Thriller’.” Scranton Cultural Center, 420 N. Washington Ave. Oct. 29 registration and rehearsal at 5 p.m. and dance at 6 p.m. Zombie Pub Crawl through Scranton. $15, $10 students. 570-344-1111 or thrillscranton.com.
Roundhouse of Terror, a haunted Halloween attraction for ages 16 and up with a ghostly, guided tour of the roundhouse. Steamtown National Historic Site, 300 Cliff St., Scranton. 6:30 to 8:45 p.m. Oct. 29 and 30. $20. Tickets and reservations: 570-344-3841.
Afghan Bingo, crafts, sweepstakes table, door prizes, refreshments. Sponsored by the Ladies Club of Holy Spirit Parish at St. Martha’s Church, 260 Bonnieville Road, Fairmount Springs. Oct. 30 with doors at noon and games at 2 p.m. 570-864-3780.
Snoopy’s Fallfest and Great Pumpkin Pet Costume Pageant, a fundraiser for Griffin Pond Animal Shelter with hayrides, Farm Discovery & Animal Center, maze, Barnyard Animal Band and pig races. Fall foods and a live broadcast from Rock 107. Roba’s Family Farms, 230 Decker Road, North Abington Twp. 12:30 to 3 p.m. Oct. 30. $14.95; $5 per pageant entry. 570-586-3700.
A Victorian Halloween Tea, talk about All Hallows Eve and other Victorian customs. Costumes encouraged; prizes awarded. Frederick Stegmaier Mansion, 304 S. Franklin St., Wilkes-Barre. 2 to 5 p.m. Oct. 30. $39.50. Reservations: 570-332-4250.
Paint a Holiday Ornament, a session in creating a one-of-a-kind tree ornament. Dietrich Theater, 60 E. Tioga St., Tunkhannock. 7 to 9 p.m. Nov. 1. $20 includes materials. Registration: 570-996-1500.
The historic Nathan Denison House in Forty Fort will present its ‘Colonial Superstitions, Folklore & Witchcraft Tour’ Oct. 28 and 29.
Head to the Scranton Cultural Center for the annual global flash mob ‘Thrill the World’ on Oct. 29.
The Dietrich Theater in Tunkhannock will present its inaugural ‘Fright Night’ Oct. 28 to 31.