Halloween things to do

Plantation Blood
WHEN:
Open Thursday-Sunday and Monday; flashlight nights Nov. 4-5
WHERE:
4127 Wallie Drive, off Windsor Spring Road
MORE:
plantationblood.com, (706) 793-3100

Nightmare Plantation
WHEN:
7-11:30 p.m. Thurs­day-Sunday through Nov. 6
WHERE:
Gordon Highway near Fort Gordon Gate 3
WHAT:
A 21-acre plantation with a 110-year-old house and its creepy caretaker
COST:
$15 Thursday and Sunday, $20 Friday and Saturday
MORE:
nightmareplantation.net

Fall Fest and Haunted Forest
WHEN:
Fall Fest – 7:30 p.m. to midnight Friday, 10 a.m. to midnight Saturday, noon to midnight Sunday through Nov. 30; Haunted Forest – dark to 10:30 p.m. Friday-Sunday through Nov. 6; open during the week for groups and families by appointment
WHERE: Graystone Ranch Wildlife Education Center, 1017 McManus Road, Hephzibah
WHAT:
Hiking trails, animal tours, petting zoo, pumpkin patch, hay rides, gem and mineral museum
COST:
$10 for the weekend
MORE:
graystoneranch.com

Frightmares
WHEN:
7 p.m. through Oct. 31
WHERE: 3336 Wrightsboro Road
COST:
$12-18
MORE:
frightmaresaugusta.com, (706) 220-8311

Ghost Trolley Tours
WHEN:
7 and 9 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays; tours last about 75 minutes
TICKETS:
$22 ages 13 and older, $12 ages 5-12; group rates available; reservations required, (706) 364-6608
MORE:
www.augustaghosttrolley.com

Time to Scare Halloween Carnival
WHEN:
5-8 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 27
WHERE:
Diamond Lakes Community Center, 103 Diamond Lakes Way, Hephzibah
WHAT:
For ages 12 and younger; haunted house, games, candy; costume contest 7 p.m.
COST:
Free
MORE:
(803) 279-1212, www.WRDW.com

Day of the Dead Party
WHEN:
5:30-7:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 27
WHERE:
Columbia County Library, 7022 Evans Town Center Blvd.
WHAT:
Learn about Latin culture; watch a spooky movie; for ages 12-18
COST:
Free, registration required; (706) 863-1946

Trick-or-Treat So Others Can Eat
WHEN:
Thursday, Oct. 27
WHERE:
Patriots Park Gym, 5445 Columbia Road
WHAT:
Food drive; trick or treat at local businesses
COST:
Canned food donation
MORE:
columbiacountyga.gov

Safe Trick-or-Treat
WHEN:
5:30-7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 27
WHERE:
Pacer Commons and Pacer Crossings, USC Aiken, 471 University Parkway
WHAT:
Trick or treat, games, haunted house
MORE:
Kimberly Goler, (803) 641-2171, kimberlyg@usca.edu

Trunk-or-Treat
WHEN:
8 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 27
WHERE:
The Monetta Drive-In, Monetta, S.C.
WHAT:
Decorate your car and bring a bag of wrapped candy to give out; Monsters vs. Aliens on screen; pets welcome; concession stand will be open; proceeds go to the Optimist Club to benefit children’s charities.
MORE:
www.thebigmo.com

Non-Food Halloween Festival
WHEN:
3-5:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 28
WHERE:
GHSU Health Sciences Building 4th and 5th floors
WHAT:
Food-free trick or treating for children who can’t eat Halloween treats; treats will be small toys, prizes and other non-food goodies; RSVP (706) 721-2451

Night of the Undead
WHEN:
5:30-8 p.m. Friday, Oct. 28
WHERE:
Augusta Public Library, 823 Telfair St.
WHAT:
Activities for teens, including dinner; wear zombie make-up and old clothing

Halloween Party
WHEN:
2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 29
WHERE:
Augusta Public Library, 823 Telfair St.
WHAT:
Storytelling, games, costume parade
MORE:
(706) 821-2600

Halloween Festival
WHEN:
6-8 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 29
WHERE:
Cross Creek High School, 3855 Old Waynesboro Road
WHAT:
Costumes, trick or treating, face painting, haunted house, games
COST:
$1 or a canned food donation, benefits Golden Harvest Food Bank
MORE:
(706) 772-8140

Jack-o-Lantern Jubilee
WHEN:
10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 29
WHERE:
Georgia Avenue and Arts and Heritage Center of North Augusta, 100 Georgia Ave.
WHAT:
Family activities, free entry to Arts and Heritage Center of North Augusta
MORE:
(803) 441-4380, www.artsandheritagecenter.com

Halloween Spooktacular!
WHEN:
Saturday, Oct. 29; gates open at 6:30 p.m., costume contests at 7:30 p.m.
WHERE:
The Monetta Drive-in, Monetta, S.C.
WHAT:
Costume contests at 7:30 p.m.
COST:
$7 ages 12 and older, $3 ages 4 to 11
MORE:
www.thebigmo.com

Disc Golf for Kids Halloween Bash
WHEN:
Registration 8 a.m., tournament 10 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 29
WHERE:
Wildwood Park, 3828 Dogwood Lane
WHAT:
For all skill levels; mandatory players’ meeting 9:45 a.m.; Halloween Costume After Party
MORE:
discgolfforkids.org

Spook-tacular
WHEN:
10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 29
WHERE: Augusta Common
WHAT:
Carnival, raffles, food, costume contest; proceeds to benefit Christian Giles Scholarship Fund to assist Richmond and Columbia county school teachers
COST:
Attractions 50 cents
MORE:
(706) 855-5035 or (706) 551-2300

Spooky movies
WHEN:
3-4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 29
WHERE:
Aiken County Library, 314 Chesterfield St. NW
WHAT:
Scared Shrekless and Mutant Pumpkins from Outer Space
MORE:
Free; (803) 642-2020

Trick-or-Treat on Newberry Street
WHEN: 
Saturday, Oct. 29
WHERE:
Newberry Street, downtown Aiken
WHAT:
For kids 12 and younger; costume contests; games; candy
MORE:
(803) 642-7649

‘Scare Cancer’ for 12 Bands
WHEN:
7:30-10 p.m. Monday, Oct. 31
WHERE:
1404 Highland Ave, home of Patti Ann and Greg Smith
WHAT:
Music by Joe Stevenson, drinks, food, kids welcome; proceeds go to fight pediatric cancer
MORE:
12bandsofchristmas.org

Kackleberry Farm
WHEN:
10 a.m.-10 p.m. Saturdays, 1-6 p.m. Sundays through Nov. 13
WHERE:
1025 Verdree Road, Louisville
WHAT:
Eight-acre corn maze, pumpkin patch, hayrides, petting zoo
COST:
$11 ages 3 and older; $8 seniors, military; group rates available
MORE:
(706) 830-4968, kackleberryfarm.com

Steed’s Dairy Maize
WHEN:
5-10 p.m. Fridays, 10 a.m.-10 p.m. Saturdays, 1-6 p.m. Sundays through Nov. 13
WHERE:
4634 Wrightsboro Road, Grovetown
WHAT:
Five-acre corn maze with petting zoo, hayrides and a pumpkin patch
COST:
$12 ages 3 and older, $9 military, seniors, others; group rates available
MORE:
(706) 855-2948, steedsdairy.com

TRICK-OR-TREATING ON OCT. 31

For most communities, trick-or-treating is expected on the holiday, Monday, Oct. 31. Allendale County has asked for no door-to-door trick-or-treating. The town of Allendale will hold a carnival from 5:30-7 p.m. Monday on Flat Street across from SRP Bank. The town of Fairfax will hold a Halloween carnival for ages 1 to 14 from 5:30-8 p.m. Monday at the Fairfax Elementary School Gym. Call (803) 632-3222 for details.

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