A whole week of Halloween

Sunday, October 26

11 a.m. Halloween 5K Fun Run and trick-or-treating. Registration begins at 10 a.m. Costume parade at noon. Trick-or-treating, games and activities for children begin at 1 pm at the Residential Quad. Vassar College on Raymond Avenue in Poughkeepsie.

11 a.m.-3 p.m. Hudson Highlands Nature Museum: “I Spy” Halloween Trail! Meet the challenge of the I Spy rhymes to find objects cleverly hidden along the Nature Trail. Not scary or spooky. Call 534-5506, ext. 204 for more information. Located at 120 Muser Drive in Cornwall.

1-2:30 p.m. Pumpkins and Painted faces. Have fun sculpting pumpkins and enjoy creative face painting. Registration required by calling 534-3115. Storm King Art Center is at 1 Museum Road in New Windsor.

1-3 p.m. Tannersville Scarecrow Contest & Halloween Parade. Register your scarecrow at 12:30 p.m. Winners announced at 2:30 p.m. For more information, call 518-858-9094. On Main Street in Tannersville.

2 p.m. 5th Annual Rosendale Zombie Festival & Parade. Hosted by Red Hope Productions & Elena Brandhofer, with the town of Rosendale. Zombie Parade down Main Street, then back up to Willow Kiln Park. Led by Fre Atlast and her community drum ensemble. Live Music and costume contest to follow.  Event helps raise funds for The Rosendale Food Pantry.  $5 donation. Non-perishable food items will also be collected. Call 516-749-2233 or 443-3365 for more information.  Meet-up at Willow Kiln Park (behind Rosendale Theater in Rosendale) in Rosendale.

6 p.m.  Haute Couture - Animalkind Benefit Fashion Show. More than 25 models will stride the runway to display “Hudson Style” collections and garments ranging from original and designer clothes to vintage clothes and Halloween costumes created by nearly two dozen local artists and designers for Haute Cature, the annual fashion show and auction to benefit Animalkind, Hudson’s cat rescue center. Steve Hartman from CBS News’s “On the Road” will be master of ceremonies for the event. Call 518-828-4800 for more information. Club Helsinki Hudson at 405 Columbia Street in Hudson.

6:30-8:30 p.m. Haunted Fortress of Stanfordville. Eerie skits and scenes along a trail of artist-designed sets with about 100 costumed characters. Special features include a twisted opera house, sinister mad scientist’s lab, bottomless pit and more. Admission is $10 and $5 for children. Call 868-7782 for more information. Located at 86 Creamery Road in Stanfordville.


Monday, October 27

3:30-4:30 p.m. The Art of …. Zombie Make-up. For tweens and teen. Call 687-8726 for more information. Stone Ridge Library in Stone Ridge.

7 p.m. Halloween Ghost Train Night. The Hyde Park Station at 34 River Road in Hyde Park.


Tuesday, October 28

6 p.m. Pumpkin Walk and Halloween Parade. Bring a carved pumpkin with a battery light to carry or share on the walkway. Geared for young children. Rain date 10/29. Starts at Gardiner Library parking and end at the Wallkill Valley Rail Trail.


Wednesday, October 29

5 p.m. Trick or Treat Make Halloween totes at the Red Hook Public Library. All supplies are provided. This event is free and open to the public.  All children must be accompanied by an adult caregiver. Call 758-3241 for more information. Located at 7444 S. Broadway in Red Hook.


Thursday, October 30

4-5 p.m. Halloween Fun at the Morton Memorial Library & Community House. We will be spookily entertained by creating a Day of the Dead mural with Ms. Vaccarino from With Flying Colors, and decorate Halloween cookies. Costumes encouraged. Located at 82 Kelly Street in Rhinecliff. Call 876-2903 to RSVP.

5-8 p.m. Pumpkin Carving at the Library. Adams and Davenport farms are donating the pumpkins. You bring the tools and creativity! The pumpkins will be lit and displayed on 10/31. Parental supervision required. Call 331-0507 for more information. Kingston Library at 55 Franklin Street in Kingston.

5:30 p.m. Eerie Readings with the Aglet Theatre Company. Tickets are $20. The Moviehouse is at 48 Main Street in Millerton.

5:30-7 p.m. Trick or Treat With Ichabod and Mr. Toad. Join us for a 1960s themed scavenger hunt. At the conclusion of the scavenger hunt at 6:30pm, families can enjoy the Disney film, The Adventures of Ichabod and Mr. Toad in the Museum Theater. Pre-registration required by calling 583-2036. Movie tickets are $8 per adult, $5 per child. The scavenger hunt is free. Bethel Woods Center for the Arts at 200 Hurd Road in Bethel.

6 p.m. Halloween Dinner Murder Mystery. “Night of the Witches Wedding.” Scary Hors d’oeuvres 6 p.m. Dinner & show at 6:30 p.m. Dress up & have fun. Reservation are required by calling 876-0590. The Rhinecliff is at 4 Grinnell Street in Rhinecliff.

6 p.m. Pumpkin Carving Party and Jack-o-Lantern Contest. Bring your own pumpkin. They will have carving tools, snacks, and lots of prizes! For more information, call 657-2482. Olive Free Library is on Route 28A in West Shokan.

7 p.m. National Theatre Live: Frankenstein by Nick Dear. Based on the Novel by Mary Shelley. Intro and pre-show at 6:30 p.m. Call 518-789-0022 for more information. The Moviehouse is at 48 Main Street in Millerton.

7-9 p.m. Halloween Mediumship Message Gallery with Adam Bernstein. Call 679-2100 to reserve a seat. Tickets are $20. Mirabai Bookstore is at 23 Mill Hill Rd in Woodstock.

7 p.m. Club d’Elf Halloween Show featuring Jamie Saft & Danny Blume. Visit www.liveatthefalcon.com or call 236-7970 for more information. The Falcon is at 1348 Route 9W in Marlboro.


Friday, October 31

9 a.m.-10 p.m. Halloween Haunts and Happenings at Mohonk Mountain House through 11/2. Listen to spooky stories around the campfire, go through the haunted castle, see the live timber wolves. Wear your Halloween costume for the Ball. Call 437-3886 for reservations. Located 1000 Mountain Rest Road in New Paltz.

4-6 p.m. Haunted Huguenot Street Trick-or-Treating. Children and families are welcome to walk Haunted Huguenot Street, trick-or-treating at our historic houses (the houses will be otherwise closed during this time). Historic Huguenot Street at 81 Huguenot Street in New Paltz.

4 p.m. Woodstock’s Halloween Celebration. Tinker Street will close at 4 p.m. and reopen at 7 p.m. Mummies, vampires, ghosts, goblins and princesses Trick or Treating event in the Village of Woodstock.

4-7 p.m. Baby Friendly Halloween Party at New Baby, New Paltz. Join us for the parade at 5 p.m. For more information, call 255-0624. Located at 15 Plattekill Avenue in New Paltz.

4:30-6:30 p.m. Rascal’s Monster Bash. Activities, candy and entertainment with the Hudson Valley Renegades. Bring your trick-or-treat bags. Admission is free. Call 838-0094 for more information. Dutchess Stadium at 1500 Route 9D in Wappingers Falls.

6-8 p.m. 24th Annual Night of 100 Pumpkins. Bring your carved pumpkin by 10/30 to be judged. Local artists will judge the pumpkins and lots of prizes. Free pumpkin bread, cocoa & cider.  Call 255-8840 for more information. The Bakery on North Front Street in New Paltz.

6 p.m. Halloween Ghoulish Entertainment. NYCA & students will put on a ghoulish performance of dancing skeletons, ghouls and pumpkins following the parade. Admission is free. Woodstock Playhouse at 103 Mill Hill Road in Woodstock.

6-7 p.m. Halloween Storey Journey. Wood elves and fairies will lead these non-scary stories and surprises perfect for ages 2-7. For more information, 679-2213. Woodstock Public Library at 5 Library Lane in Woodstock.

6 p.m. The Lions’ Club Halloween parade in New Paltz. Kids in costumes will get a locally donated apple at the end. Begins at the middles school and heads down Main Street.

6-10 p.m. Haunted House at the Teen Seen. Also on 10/29 & 10/30. Call 255-5140 for more information. New Paltz Youth Program at 220 Main Street in New Paltz.

6:30 p.m. The Night of the Witches Wedding. Presented by Murder Café. Call 473-2333 for more information. Joseph’s Steakhouse is at 728 Violet Avenue in Hyde Park.

7 p.m. Vintage Horror Film Series: The Wolf Man. Tickets are $8 per adult and $5 per child. For more information, call 583-2036. Bethel Woods Museum Theater is at 200 Hurd Road in Bethel.

7 p.m. Dance Party and Costume Parade at Midnight. This year’s theme: Food Characters. $250 first prize and lots of additional prizes for best group, drag, sexiest. Call 246-0900 for more information. New World Home Cooking is on Route 212 in Saugerties.

7-10 p.m. Monster Mash Halloween Teen Dance. DJ Jason Stryker will be mixing beats to dance the night away. Pizza, candy, and soft drinks served. Prizes for best costume. You need a valid form of ID and have a parent/guardian drop off and pick up. This free event is for ages 14-18. Call 331-5300 or visit www.lgbtqcenter.org. Hudson Valley LGBTQ Community Center’s Apuzzo Hall is at 300 Wall Street in Kingston.

7-10 p.m. Haunted Huguenot Street. Special interpretations of the Jean Hasbrouck House, the burial ground, the Deyo House, and the Abraham Hasbrouck House. Guests will hear legends of hauntings, participate in Mrs. Gertrude Deyo-Brodhead’s infamous Conundrum Party, and explore the art of haunted interpretation. Tickets are $30/$25 members & seniors. Historic Huguenot Street at 81 Huguenot Street in New Paltz.

7 p.m. Ed Palermo Big Band’s Halloween.  The Falcon at 1348 Route 9W in Marlboro. Call 236-7970 for more information.

7 p.m. St. James’ Episcopal Church 5th Annual Graveyard Tour. Tours every half hour, with the last tour at 8:30 pm. Not recommended for children under 5. Rain or shine. Reservations required. Visit www.stjameshistoricgraveyardtours.com for more information. St. James’ Episcopal Church at 4526 Albany Post Rd in Hyde Park.

7:30-10 p.m. Cleoma’s Cajun String Band. Dance lesson at 7:30 with Buffy Lewis. Call 255-1559 for more information. Unison at 68 Mountain Rest Road in New Paltz.

8 p.m. Rocky Horror Picture Show. Snacks provided, bring your own toast and newspapers. Tickets are $5. Palaia Vineyards at 10 Sweet Clover Road in Highland Mills.

8 p.m. Annual CAT Halloween Party! Peter Florance and the New Kings and Guest Performer Albi Beluli. Costumes are optional. For more information, call 583-8569. Catskill Distilling Company at 2037 Route 17B in Bethel.

8-9 p.m. Historical Tours and Hidden Haunts. Learn about the buildings that stood out from others, their past “lives,” hidden haunts and secrets. Tickets are $16, $13 for students and seniors. Call 246-4579 for more information. The House of New Beginnings at 249 Partition Street in Saugerties.

8-10 p.m. Halloween Jump ‘n Glow. Everything inside will be glowing.  Prizes for the Best Costume and Best glow in the dark costume. Get more info at www.bounceonit.com or call 206-4555. Admission is $18. Bounce! Trampoline Sports at 2 Neptune Road in Poughkeepsie.

9 p.m.-12 a.m.  Halloween Party with Dorraine Scofield, Thunder Ridge. Costumes welcome. Town of Claverack Park on Church Street in Mellenville.

9 p.m. Nightmare on Wall Street! Halloween Party. Multiple DJs in the front and back (old theatre) of BSP, Costume Contest, spooky Tarot Fair, Jeff Bisti Photo Booth. Call 481-5158 or visit www.bspkingston.com. BSP Kingston at 323 Wall Street in Kingston.

9 p.m. Halloween Party with Four Guys in Disguise featuring Vito. Visit www.hydeparkbrewing.com or call 229-8277 for more information. Hyde Park Brewing Co. at 4076 Albany Post Road in Hyde Park.

9 p.m. The Pink Floyd Halloween Freak-Out. Connor Kennedy & Company. Costumes encouraged. Admission is $20 donation. Call 679-4406 for more information. Bearsville Theatre at 291 Tinker Street in Woodstock.

9 p.m. Halloween Masquerade Dance Party. Featuring live music by Mambo Ki-Kongo. Admission is $15. Call 679-5342 for more information. The Colony Cafe at 22 Rock City Road in Woodstock.

9 p.m.-2 a.m. Halloween Dance Party with DJ Boomie. Costume-optional.  No cover charge. Steel House at 100 Rondout Landing in Kingston.

11:30 p.m. Halloween Dance Party with Breakaway. Wear your best Halloween costume for the contest. Call 687-2699 for more information. High Falls Cafe at 12 Stone Dock Road in High Falls.

10 p.m. Nightmare On Wall Street. Tickets are $15, $10 in advance. For information, call 334-8600. BSP at 323 Wall Street in Kingston

12 a.m. Costume Party. Prizes for best costume. Tickets are $10. Call 876-3080 for more information. The Center for Performing Arts at Rhinebeck 661 Route 308 in Rhinebeck.


Saturday, November 1

9 a.m.-10 p.m. Halloween Carnival and Haunted Trails Free Community Day. Halloween crafts, pumpkin carving, hayrides, special Halloween games, and a scary night-time trail walk. Free lunch and dinner included. Call 985-2291 to make reservations. Frost Valley at 2000 Frost Valley Road in Claryville.

10 a.m. Fifth Annual UlsterCorps Service Sprint + Zombie Escape. Raindate 11/2. Trail run through the spooky woods, tunnels and caves with zombies everywhere. Registration is $25. Call 481-0331 for more information. Williams Lake at 434 Williams Lake Road in Rosendale.

7 p.m. Halloween @ Hathaway. Featuring a special dinner, film screening and after-party with jazz pianist Steven Feifke. Hosted by 23 Arts Initiative & Deer Mountain Inn. . Feifke will perform a live musical accompaniment to a special screening of the classic silent horror film, The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari. Reservations can be made by calling 518-589-6268. $25-$75 admission for both dinner and admission, both options including beer and wine.. The Deer Mountain Inn at 790 County Road 25 in Tannersville.

8 p.m.-1 a.m. Day of the Dead Dance Party. A benefit for Circle of Friends for the Dying. Music for all, a celebration of life with the opportunity to remember those that are gone. Admission is $10 with costume, $20 without costume. BSP Productions at 323 Wall Street in Kingston.

8 p.m. Woodstock Commune, “love, Mary” & Abbe Does It Present: Halloween “Bang A Gong” Variety Show & Masquerade Dance Party. Call 679-4406 for more information. Tickets are $20. Bearsville Theatre at 291 Tinker Street in Woodstock.

9 p.m. Movie and Music Halloween Special: The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari. Steven Feifke will provide original musical accompaniment to this classic film. Tickets are $10. Call  518-628-4424 for more information. Orpheum Performing Arts Center at 6050 Main Street in Tannersville.




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