WEEKEND GUIDE WITH TERRI STACY
FRIDAY, Oct. 26th
9am|Bay 7 Vintage
It’s that time again! The Bay 7 Vintage Warehouse is only open one weekend per month and is full of really cool, unique items. Click HERE to see photos of some of the items. FREE admission. SAT 9am-3pm.
10am|The Children’s Museum
The Children’s Museum Guild’s 55th Annual Haunted House offers a “Lights On” experience for children who scare easily. This year’s theme gives visitors a courtside seat to see all the action in a monster-filled gym. Tickets are $8 at the door. 10am-3pm. Through Oct. 31st. CLOSED Mondays.
Fall is a great time to visit the Zoo! “Pumpkin Town” is back with lots of cats and rats. Collect goodies along the “Trick or Treat Trail”. Kids are encouraged to wear costumes and bring a reusable bag. “ZooBoo” runs Tuesdays through Sundays during October. Included with admission.
Twisty turns in the mirror maze. Black cats & other Halloween critters. A friendly witch with her popcorn “potions.” It's all inside Pumpkin Town! 🎃
Discover all the spooktacular fun with ZooBoo, continuing today → https://t.co/teFHpRKJiA pic.twitter.com/sxblbQHrN9
— Indianapolis Zoo (@IndianapolisZoo) October 18, 2018
The Children’s Museum Guild’s 55th Annual Haunted House – for kids who don’t mind getting a little scared. This year’s theme gives visitors a courtside seat to see all the action in a monster-filled gym. Tickets are $8 at the door. CLOSED MONDAYS. Goes thru Oct. 31st.
5pm|Our Lady of Lourdes – Irvington
Hosted by “The Black Hat Society” and the Irvington Halloween Festival Committee. Carb up for the next morning’s “Pleasant Run Vampire Run”, and if you aren’t running, just come by for a good community dinner. $5.
A Fall tradition in Central Indiana! The Haunted Hayride, Barrel-train rides, potato sack slides, spooky storytelling, and a corn maze. Also check out the amazing magic show. Oct. 19-21 & 25-28. Thu-Sun. $13-$17
6:30pm|Biltwell Event Center
A benefit for the Domestic Violence Network with food and drink tasting stations featuring local food artisans, local restaurants, brewers and vintners. Make sure to check out the silent auction! The evening also includes recognition of individuals working with DVN. $50-$75.
7pm|Big Woods – Speedway
Run fast or walk quickly to try and survive! You’ll be running on the Speedway Trails which are filled with Zombies! Afterward, stop by Big Woods for a fantastic party, with themed cocktails, games and more. Proceeds benefit the Tanya Isaacs Foundation supporting cancer patients in Speedway.
7pm|Indiana Landmarks Center
This is such a fun event! Sammy Terry hosts an evening of Scary Music, a costume contest, adult beverages and scary movies, featuring the 1910 & 1931 versions of the classic “Frankenstein”. Lots of audience participation! $13-$15.
7pm|Old National Centre
New York Times best-selling author, actor, producer and dad of five! He’s packing up the family for his live “Fully Dressed” tour! Other shows include Saturday at 9:30pm.
7:30pm|The Phoenix Theatre
A 3-person, dark celebration of Edgar Allan Poe’s most famous works, blending original music and reimagined storytelling. “Classic horror, insanity, and comedy come together” for an entertaining evening. Goes through Nov. 4th. Thu – Sat. Sun – 2:30pm. $24-$39.
8pm|Indianapolis Athenaeum Basile Theatre
NUVO’s 2015 & 2017 “Best of Indy’s #1 Pick” for Best Locally Produced Play! A perfect show to experience the weekend before Halloween, but other dates include Nov. 1-3. $20-$25.
SATURDAY, Oct. 27th
8:45am|Irvington United Methodist Church
FREE remote parking at Community Hospital with shuttles running beginning at 7am. Participate in the 5 mile run or 3 mile Family Walk through beautiful historic Irvington. $35
9am|The Children’s Museum
All ages are welcome to participate in the 1 mile/5K fun run and walk! Enjoy trick or treating, music, entertainment…lots of giveaways and surprises! A costume contest too! Ticket includes a visit to the “Grim-nasium” Haunted House. $20-$25.
9am|Bay 7 Vintage
It’s that time again! The Bay 7 Vintage Warehouse is only open one weekend per month and is full of really cool, unique items. Click HERE to see photos of some of the items. FREE admission.
One of Indy’s favorite festivals! Pumpkin Carving, Coffin Races, Costume Contests, food and drink and lots of vendors. Bands and a spectacular parade. The festival spans between Ritter and Bolton.
10am|Indiana State Library
“DIGGING UP THE DEAD” is the theme, so you’ll learn how to examine, decipher and interpret death records and death research. Over 30 vendors on site. Internationally known speakers and genealogy consultants available. FREE and open to the public. Goes until 3pm.
We're so close! The Genealogy and Local History Fair is this Satruday. No registration is required for the general public and the event is free. Read more about the event here: https://t.co/d242ssIRdj #genealogy #freeevent #history #indiana pic.twitter.com/918C0Sp7Kn
— Indiana State Library (@state_library) October 22, 2018
11am|Asa Bales Park – Westfield
Bring your best 4-legged friend and support the Humane Society for Hamilton County! Delicious food, a canine agility course, pet related vendors and a chance to win prizes at the Pet Costume Contest. And get a temporary tattoo for you AND your pet!
The Brewers of Indiana Guild’s Halloween Fall Fundraiser. Wear your favorite costume and enjoy samples of hundreds of craft beers and also a little Trick or Treating! $3 of every ticket sold benefits Asante Children’s Theater. $40 in advance. $60 at the gate if available.
One of the city's best beer festivals returns this weekend. https://t.co/rMxHYwtlrX
— Do317 (@Do317) October 23, 2018
6pm||Benjamin Harrison Presidential Site
Candlelight Theatre’s newest creepy show…The (White) House Of Horrors, by James Trofatter. Meet the ghosts of haunted D.C., as they decide to take up residence in the Harrison’s home. Be prepared to travel from room to room enjoying performances throughout the home. $14.95
Hosted by Spay Neuter Services Indiana. “THE most epic Halloween Party of the Year!” Appetizers, drinks, dancing. Take advantage of Early Bird Prices right now! 21 and over and NOT animal friendly. $50-$75.
SUNDAY, Oct. 28th
Noon|The Biltwell Event Center
A day of wellbeing care and holistic health. Demos, services and products. Lots of Vendors and a Kids Wellness Zone. FREE Admission, $10 VIP Access gets you in at 11am.
3pm|Crown Hill Cemetery
A guided driving tour and not a creepy ghost story tour. You’ll learn the more sensation stories in the local news from the 60’s to the 70’s. Stories about John Dillinger, Tony Kirtsis, Marjorie Jackson, Dr. Helene Knabe and more.
4pm|St. Paul’s Episcopal Church
It’s fun and also popular! Come in costume if you’d like. Echoing Air presenting a production of their Halloween Masque…”Echoing Scare”. $5 students. $10 at the for Adults.