October 20, 2011

Screamapalooza: Experience haunted Maine with array of Halloween events

By Avery Yale Kamila akamila@mainetoday.com
Staff Writer

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Masks! Cleavers! Participants on a haunted hayride in Scarborough get some unexpected company.

Carl D. Walsh/Staff Photographer

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ORIGINAL HAUNTED HAYRIDES

WHEN: 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Thursday and Sunday; until 9:30 p.m. Friday and 10 p.m. Saturday. Through Oct. 30.

WHERE: Scarborough Downs Road, Scarborough

HOW MUCH: $13; $9 ages 6 to 12; free for ages 5 and under (cash only)

INFO: 885-5935; hauntedhayridesmaine.com

 

WHEN: 8 p.m. Oct. 27-29

WHERE: Lucid Stage, 29 Baxter Blvd., Portland

HOW MUCH: $10 in advance; $12 at the door

INFO: lucidstage.com

HALLOWEEN HA HA

Laugh it up for a good cause with comedians George Hamm, Karen Morgan, Kate Ghiloni and Quinn Collins.

WHEN: 8 p.m. Oct. 28

WHERE: USM Abromson Center, Portland

HOW MUCH: $25 and $35; benefits Cancer Community Center INFO: cancercommunitycenter.org

HALLOWEEN PARTY AND GHOST TOUR

Watch the "Moon Witch" show, enjoy free food, tour the frightening gallery and stay for spooky tales at 8 p.m.

WHEN: 6:15, 6:45 and 7:15 p.m. Oct. 28

WHERE: Southworth Planetarium, USM Campus, Portland

HOW MUCH: $5; $1 for those in costume

INFO: usm.maine.edu/planet

'PHANTOM OF THE OPERA' WITH THE KOTZSCHMAR

Watch the classic 1925 silent film accompanied by organist Scott Foppaino. The Portland Ballet performs "Danse Macabre" before the film.

WHEN: 7:30 p.m. Oct. 28 WHERE: Merrill Auditorium, 20 Myrtle St., Portland

HOW MUCH: $18

INFO: tickets.porttix.com

FAMILY FRIENDLY HALLOWEEN DANCE PARTY

Kids can wear costumes and enjoy games, crafts, refreshments and dancing.

WHEN: 5 to 7 p.m. Oct. 28

WHERE: Space Gallery, 538 Congress St., Portland

HOW MUCH: $6; free for children under 2

INFO: space538.org

HALLOWEEN GOTH BALL

Dress as a goth or steampunk character and join Gothic Maine for a 21-and-older fashion show, costume contest and dancing.

WHEN: 9 p.m. Oct. 28 WHERE: Asylum, 121 Center St., Portland

HOW MUCH: $8 in advance; $10 at door with costume; $12 at door without costume

INFO: gothicmaine.com

HAUNTED HOUSE AND COSTUME BALL

Explore the haunted house and then stick around for the costume ball with music from The Cramps.

WHEN: 7 to 10 p.m. (haunted house), 10 p.m. (costume ball) Oct. 29

WHERE: Mayo Street Arts, 10 Mayo St., Portland

HOW MUCH: $10 at the door

INFO: mayostreetarts.org

HALLOWEEN DANCE PARTY

Wear a wild costume, enjoy photo-booth debauchery and dance to a long list of local performers.

WHEN: 9 p.m. Oct. 29

WHERE: Space Gallery, 538 Congress St., Portland

HOW MUCH: $10

INFO: space538.org

SID TRIPP'S 16TH ANNUAL HALLOWEEN BASH

Costumes are required, and this year's theme is zombies. Dance to music from Under the Covers.

WHEN: 9 p.m. Oct. 29

WHERE: Mariner's Church Banquet Hall, 386 Fore St., Portland

HOW MUCH: $20

INFO: "Sid Tripp's Halloween Bash" on Facebook

THREE RING NIGHTMARE HALLOWEEN PARTY

Join PortSports for dancing, a costume contest, games and prizes.

WHEN: 9 p.m. Oct. 29

WHERE: Geno's Rock Club, 625 Congress St., Portland

HOW MUCH: $10

INFO: http://bit.ly/ql6AU1

SYMPHONY SPOOKTACULAR

Hear some of the best-known spooky music under the direction of conductor Robert Moody. Portland Ballet will dance during a piece from "Twilight" and lead the audience in the zombie dance from Michael Jackson's "Thriller."

WHEN: 2:30 p.m. Oct. 30

WHERE: Merrill Auditorium, 20 Myrtle St., Portland

HOW MUCH: $10

INFO: tickets.porttix.com

ZOMBIE NIGHT

Dress in your zombie finest and take part in the Zombie Walk from Monument Square to the State Theatre. Then watch screenings of "Dawn of the Dead" and "Shaun of the Dead."

WHEN: 6 p.m. (zombie walk), 7 p.m. (show) Oct. 31

WHERE: State Theatre, 609 Congress St., Portland

HOW MUCH: $8

INFO: statetheatreportland.com

Staff Writer Avery Yale Kamila can be contacted at 791-6297 or at: akamila@pressherald.com

Twitter: AveryYaleKamila

 

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A cemetery is the last “haunt” on the Original Haunted Hayride in Scarborough.

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Portland Ballet will lead the audience in a dance from “Thriller” at the Symphony Spooktacular on Oct. 30.

 


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