Scary, Spooky Fall Fun

What is it about fall that makes otherwise-reasonable people want to dress up and seek out fright?

We don’t know, but here’s a sampling of such events from Cary Magazine’s Social Calendar.   

Is your group having a Halloween event, too? Post it!

Reel-y Scary

Thursday, Oct. 22 through Saturday, Oct. 24

Booth Amphitheatre, Cary  

Your spine will tingle as you walk the winding wooded path toward the Haunted House, and a different big-screen scary movie each night!

Herbert's Haunted House

Saturday, Oct. 24

Herbert C. Young Community Center

The Cary Teen Council leads this spooky walk through a house of horrors, from 6:30 to 9 p.m.

Fright Fest

Oct. 25 through Nov. 1

The Cary Theater

From The Shining and Scream to the classic Nosferatu with live accompaniment by the Mallarme Chamber Players, these films will up your fright factor for the season.

Creepy Crabtree

Saturday, Oct. 24

Lake Crabtree County Park, Morrisville

This free, park-wide event from 2 to 6 p.m., offers the darker side of nature, complete with spooky surprises. Celebrate the creatures of the night, and come in costume if you like.

Haunted Carolina

Saturday, Oct. 24

West Regional Library, Cary

Ghost-hunters and scientific explorers of the paranormal and occult Curt House from Triangle Paranormal Investigations visits West Regional Library to talk about the spooky side of our state. Free; from 2:30 to 3:30 p.m.  

Haunted Tales of Yesteryear

Saturday, Oct, 24

Page-Walker Arts & History Center, Cary

Spooky stories, ghostly legends and bit of mystery dramatized by Cary Players, all starting at 7 p.m. Recommended for ages 12 and older; seating is limited.

Looking for something less scary? Find lots more fun, minus the creepy factor, here! 

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