Weekly Feature

2017-10-11 / Entertainment

Halloween

thurs. 12

Friday the 13th — Sean S. Cunningham’s 1980 film starring Betsy Palmer, Adrienne King, Robbi Taylor and Jeannine Taylor, that began the horror franchise, as part of the Thursday Night Thrillers series, 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 12, at the Riviera Theatre Performing Arts Center, 67 Webster St., North Tonawanda; $. 692-2413, www.rivieratheatre.org

fri. 13

Victorian Seance Series — If things go bump in the night, it might be great-aunt Maude trying to communicate with her heirs. Learn about Victorian fascination with Spiritualism, and how they dealt with death and mourning, 7:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 13, at the Buffalo Niagara Heritage Village, 3755 Tonawanda Creek Road, Amherst; $. 689-1440, www.bnhv.org

Paranormal Investigation of the Buffalo Naval Park — Join Beyond Ghosts for this paranormal investigation, 8 p.m. Friday, Oct. 13, at the Buffalo Naval Park, 1 Naval Park Grove, Buffalo; $. www.BeyondGhosts.com

Halloween Horror Fest: Carnival of Souls — Follow Mary Henry, a young woman whose life is disturbed after a car accident, and becoming drawn to the pavilion of an abandoned carnival, 9:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 13, at the Screening Room, in the Boulevard Mall, 880 Alberta Drive, formerly the Funny Bone Comedy Club. Separate entrance outside the mall between Macy’s and JC Penney’s; $. 837-0376, www.screeningroom.net

Halloween Spooktacular — Visit the family-friendly spook-free Halloween party to play magical games, make festive crafts, have a spooky snack, and watch volunteer carvers carve pumpkins, 5:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 13, at the Herschell Carrousel Factory Museum, 180 Thompson Street, North Tonawanda; $. 693-1885.

fri. 13 & sat. 14

Haunted Candlelight Tours at the Van Horn Mansion — The ghost of “Malinda” and other hosts offer candlelight tours and eerie stories of the previous and current residents of this 1880’s Victorian mansion, sponsored by the Newfane Historical Society, 7-11 p.m. Friday, Oct. 13, and Saturday, Oct. 14, Van Horn Mansion, 2165 Lockport-Olcott Road, Burt; Free. 778-7197

Halloween Horror Fest: Tales from the Crypt — This 1972 anthology film is based on the EC Comic series, directed by Freddie Francis, and features Joan Collins, Peter Cushing and Patrick Magee, 7:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 13, and Saturday, Oct. 14, at the Screening Room, in the Boulevard Mall, 880 Alberta Drive, formerly the Funny Bone Comedy Club. Separate entrance outside the mall between Macy’s and JC Penney’s; $. 837-0376, www.screeningroom.net

sat. 14

Fall Foliage Excursion — Enjoy the changing seasons the old-fashioned way on this autumn excursion, 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 14, Medina Railroad Museum, 530 West Ave., Medina; $. 585-798-6106, www.medinarailroad.com

Neglia Ballet Artists: Baba Yaga — Neglia Ballet Artists will once again present the spook-tacular and enchanting production at 7 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 14, at Shea’s Performing Arts Center, 646 Main St., Buffalo; $. 847-0850, www.sheas.org

Extended Ghost Tour of the Central Terminal — Join Beyond Ghosts for this “spirited” tour, 8 and 10 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 14, at Buffalo Central Terminal, 495 Paderewski Drive, Buffalo; $. www.BeyondGhosts.com

BOOtanical Celebration — Celebrate all things creepy and crawly, learn about some spooky plants, make fun crafts and enjoy Halloween treats and tidbits, and show off your costume during a parade through the Botanical Gardens, 10:45 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 14, at the Buffalo and Erie County Botanical Gardens, 2655 South Park Ave., Buffalo; $. 827-1584, www.buffalogardens.com

Clarence Heritage Ghosts — Join Tim Shaw, ordained minister, psychic medium, Reiki, spiritualist, energy healer and paranormal investigator, as he speaks on local haunted Clarence history and ghost methodology, 7 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 14, at the Clarence Town Park Clubhouse, 10405 Main St., Clarence; $. 634-5950.

Woof and Treat —Dress up your pooch and have them trick-or-treat through the village of Lancaster, 11:30 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 14, at 5 W. Main St., Lancaster; $. www.lancasterdogpark.org

tues. 17

Fairy Garden Workshop — Unleash your inner creativity with this workshop geared for adults, 6 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 17, at the Buffalo and Erie County Botanical Gardens, 2655 South Park Ave., Buffalo; $. 827-1584, www.buffalogardens.com

wed. 18

Fall Foliage Excursion — Enjoy the changing seasons the old-fashioned way on this autumn excursion, 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 18, Medina Railroad Museum, 530 West Ave., Medina; $. 585-798-6106, www.medinarailroad.com

ongoing: now-tues. 31

The Great Pumpkin Farm — With an “amaizing” corn maze, acres of pumpkins, fall treats like cider and doughnuts, and activities for the kiddos, there’s something for everyone at The Great Pumpkin Farm, 11199 Main St., Clarence; $. Open daily 10 a.m. to dusk. Call 759-8483 or 759-2260, or check the website for details, www.GreatPumpkinFarm.com.

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