Wednesday, October 24, 2007
Haunted Houses and Ghost Tours
Candlelight Ghost Tour of Cedar Grove Mansion (Vicksburg), Oct. 26-31, 5-10 p.m. $6 adults, $4 children. 601-661-6100.
Ghosts and Legends Tour (Columbus), Oct. 26-27, four 90-minute tours each night at 6, 6:30, 8 and 8:30 p.m. Bus leaves from Tennessee Williams Welcome Center. $10. Reservations recommended, 662-328-2787.
The Haunted Trail (Saucier), Oct. 26-27, 7 p.m.-midnight, $7 adults, $3 children 12 and under. Concessions and souvenirs available.
Historical Ghost Tour (Vicksburg), Oct. 27(and possibly Oct. 26). $6 adult, $4 children. 601-636-0611.
Lake Harbor Haunted House (Sandhill), Oct. 26 at 8 p.m. Oct. 27 at 6 p.m. Line up for self-guided haunted house tour. $5. 601-940-6589.
Natchez Ghost Tour (Natchez), bus loads every night at 6:50 p.m. in front of visitor's center. $20. 601-446-6345.
The Terror Haunted Attraction (Gulfport), Oct. 26, 27, and 31. 7:30 p.m.-midnight. $10 adults, $7 children under 42 inches.
The Terror Test (Lumberton), Oct. 26, 27, 28 and 31. 7 p.m. $15.
Trail of Terror (Columbia), haunted woods open Oct. 26, 27 and 31, 7 p.m.-midnight. $4.50. Call to see if event is open in case of rain. 601-736-2542.
Jackson Area Halloween Events
Oct. 25, 7-10 p.m. The Cedars. "Boo Bash" benefit. The grown-up Halloween costume party will feature live music, fabulous food and libations. Tickets are $50. Call 601-366-0123.
Oct. 25, 5-8:30 p.m. "Eats & Treats on Jackson Street." Fall art, food and shopping in historic Olde Towne Ridgeland. Bring the kids in their costumes for early trick-or-treating, a haunted house and a hayride. Call 601-853-1880.
Oct. 25-28 and Nov. 1-3. "The Mystery of Irma Vep." Fondren Theatre Workshop presents a side-splitting, gothic spoof—a satire of well-known film and literary classics. Tickets are $15; $12 for students; reservations strongly recommended. For more info, call 601-982-2217.
Oct. 26, 5-8 p.m. Jackson Zoo. "Boo at the Zoo." Featuring trick or treating in the Haunted Hollow, Inky the Clown, costume contest, tattoos and face painting and magical train rides. $6 for adults, $3 for children (Friends of the Zoo: $5 for adults, $2 for children). Call 601-352-2581.
Oct. 26-27, 6 p.m. Ag Museum. "Halloween at the Ag Museum." Spooky sounds and sights, ghost stories, haunted farmhouse and costume contest. $4 for adults, $3 for children 5-18. Call 601-713-3365.
Oct. 26- 27, 7-10 p.m. Hilltop Haunted Farm and Hayride in Brandon. Park behind the Enterprise Car Rental on Woodgate Dr. A tractor-pulled hayride will drive you up to the haunted house from your car. $6 per person. Call 601-825-2094.
Oct. 27, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Kohl's parking lot, Flowood. "Healthy Happy Halloween." Free children's health carnival featuring health screenings, games, healthy snacks and fun. Call 601-815-9260.
Oct. 27, 7-11 p.m. Mississippi Museum of Art. Angels and Demons Costume Party. Live music, complimentary food, cash bar. $10 admission. Call 601-960-1515.
Oct. 27, 6-10 p.m. Jackson Zoo. "Fright Night" for adults and kids ages 13 and up. The Terror Train will transport riders through scenes of gore and dread. An expanded Haunted House is guaranteed to scare the most stoic visitor. $5 for the haunted house, $5 for a train ride. Friends of the Zoo discount. Call 601-352-2581.
Oct. 27, midnight. The Crossroads Film Society presents The Rocky Horror Picture Show in the Pix-Capri Theatre in Fondren. Audience participation encouraged. Dress the part, bring a chair and your Rocky wares. No heat or chairs in the Pix-Capri, so bring your own. Admission $7, Crossroads members $5. Call 601-572-8949.