Thrills and chills abound in the Courierarea
Thursday, October 24, 2013 11:00 AM
Carroll County Haunted Trail
There will be a haunted trail at Camp KYSOC. The trail will be open every day starting at 6 p.m. Entry fees are $5 per person.
Haunted Cozy Acres
Cozy Acres Golf Complex will be haunted Friday from 5 to 9 p.m. with haunted golf cart rides, games and prizes, face painting, costume mini-golf and more. A portion of proceeds will go to Aiden's Lego Legacy.
Halloween Costume Party
The Madison Elks Lodge B.P.O.E. 524, 1251 W. Main St., will host a Halloween costume party and fish fry Friday from 5 to 9 p.m. Live entertainment will be provided by Bomar & Ritter. Admission is free. The meal is $10 per person. For more information call (812) 265-2466.
SERIOUS Paranormal Investigations
General Butler State Resort Park will host SERIOUS Paranormal Investigations Friday from 9 p.m. to midnight at the park's Butler-Turpin State Historic Site in Carrollton, Ky. Each investigation lasts a half-hour and is limited to 10 people. Admission is $10. Tickets go on sale at 8:30 p.m. For more information call (502) 732-4384 or email email@example.com.
"The Original" Vevay Ghost Tours
Guests will tour several haunted sites around Vevay, starting at the Julia Knox House and traveling to the Historic Hoosier Theater, the old jail and several others.
The Friday event will also include a ghost hunt at the theater that will last from 11 p.m. until 2 a.m.
Tours start at 7 p.m. and are expected to last two hours. Tickets are $25, and there are a limited number of spots.
For tickets, call the Julia Knox House at (812) 427-3338.
Deputy Volunteer Fire Dept. will host a haunted hayride Friday and Saturday. Food will be available starting at 4 p.m. The first ride will start at dark. Tickets are $4 for adults, and $3 for children age 12 and younger. For more information call (812) 866-9465.
Trail of Screams
Milton Fire and Rescue will host its "Trail of Screams" Friday and Saturday at Station 2.
The corn maze runs from 5 p.m. to midnight each day and includes twists, turns, deadends, graveyards and possible lurking beasts. Admission is $5 per person.
Hot chocolate and hotdogs are available at the station for visitors as well.
To accommodate children, the trail will be "unhaunted" from 5 p.m. until dark.
Halloween Family Fun Weekend
General Butler State Resort Park in Carrollton will host Halloween activities Friday through Sunday from 6 to 11 p.m. with evening activities open to the public near the park's front entrance including a haunted train track of terror, haunted firehouse and glow-in-the-dark 18-hole mini golf. Additional events are planned for resort guests. The campground gate will charge a $5 visitors entrance fee Saturday starting at 4 p.m. for campground trick-or-treating.
Waltz Animal Clinic, 1300 Osage Drive, will host a Howl-O-Ween party for pets and their people Saturday from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. with treats, drawings and surprises. Costumes are encouraged, but not required. For more information call (812) 273-6668.
The Jeff-Craig Fire Department and Switzerland County EMS will host their annual Halloween Parade and costume contest at 5 p.m. Saturday
For more information, call (812) 472-3111 or (812) 599-4014.
Asylum of Terror
The Jeff-Craig Fire Department will host an Asylum of Terror Saturday from 6 to 11 p.m. Admission is $5 per person, and free for children under age four.
18th Annual Halloween Party
The Thomas Family Winery will host their 18th anniversary Halloween party Saturday with prizes, costumes, food and music Oct. 26. The event starts at 8 p.m. and will feature Celtic Halloween music from The Feckin Eedgits.
Historical House and Cemetery Tours
General Butler State Resort Park's Butler-Turpin State Historic Site will host tours Saturday from 9 to 11 p.m. Tours are one hour. Admission is $5 for adults, $3 for children age 12 and younger. Tickets go on sale at 8:30 p.m. For more information call (502) 732-4384 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Madison Township Volunteer Fire Company, 3413 N. Michigan Road, will host a halloween party Saturday featuring live music from The Rumors from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m., a costume contest and raffles. Doors open at 8 p.m. The party is for those 21 and older. The cover charge is $6. All proceeds benefit Shop with a Firefighter. For more information call (812) 599-2409.
Official trick-or-treat hours for Madison, Hanover and Trimble County will be 6 to 8 p.m. on Halloween night. Carroll County times will be 6 to 7:30 p.m. also on Oct. 31. Vevay will hold its trick-or-treat hours after the Halloween parade Saturday from 7 to 9 p.m.