Since I celebrate my birthday in October, I've always had a special fondness for Halloween-y events. After all, you can celebrate all month long if you like. Want to get in a Halloween mood? No need to wait until October 31. Halloween starts now!
The Arts Barn, 3 Berry Road, Schuylkill Haven from noon to 5 pm
Live music, food, wine, beer, fine art and craft vendors, dancers, children's activities
Information: 570-366-8736 of Deborah@theartsbarn.com
Walk In Art Gallery, Schuyklill Haven from 7 pm to 11 pm
Spooky art, dancing, tarot card readings, appetizers. BYOB. Everyone must have ID.
Tickets: $20 per person
Port Clinton Museum, Penn & Clinton Streets, Port Clinton from 9 am to 2 pm
Apple dumplings, fritters, pies, whoopie pies, cake and bread! Also vendors, lunch, basket raffle and door prizes.
Frackville Pumpkin Festival
Frack Street between Lehigh Avenue and Balliett Street from 10 am to 2 pm
Homemade food, Art of the Pumpkin Auction, Penny Art, Limerick Contest, Pie Eating Contests, Scavenger Hunt, Music, Crafts and More. Rain date October 7 from 1 pm to 5 pm
Haunted History Walking Tour
Schuylkill County Historical Society, North Centre Street, Pottsville at 6:30 pm and 8:30 pm
Learn about local hangings, crimes, spirits and more. additional walks on October 20 & 27
Tickets: $10, $5 for children ages 7 to 12
The Red Headed Speakeasy Murder Mystery
Good Intent Hose Company, 12 Silverton Road, Llewellyn from 6:30 pm to 10 pm
Four course meal will be served at 7 pm for this 1920s themed dinner theatre. Get in the spirit by wearing a 1920s costume!
Tickets: $40 per person
And don't forget to sign up for the Halloween Hustle (it's a Zombie Run folks!) organized by Schuylkill VISION!