Spooky Activities Around The County

HALLOWEEN 2019

Spooky Activities

Around The County

►Friday, October 25
TRUNK OR TREAT – 6:30 – 7:30 p.m. Decorate your car, bring candy to hand out. Must be child-friendly, candy must be store-bought & individually
wrapped. Cash prizes for best dressed cars. E-mail to sign up your car. Cherry Valley Springfield Central School, 597 Co. Hwy. 54, Cherry
Valley. 607-264-3265.
GHOST TOURS – 5:30 – 9 p.m. Join a guide to explore the museum after dark, learn about the mysteries, ghostly happenings in the village. Learn what Things Go Bump In The Night. Cost, $17/non-member. The Farmers’ Museum, Cooperstown. 607-547-1450.
HYDE & SHRIEK – 6 p.m. Ghost tour visits places where ghostly manifestations have been reported by the Ghost Hunters Halloween special. Cost, $20/person. Reservations required. Hyde Hall, 267 Glimmerglass State Park Rd., Cooperstown. 607-547-5098.
PARANORMAL – 7 – 9 p.m. & 10 – Midnight. Join seasoned investigator for fun, education, exploration of paranormal possibilities of the opera house. Earlville Opera House, 18 E. Main St., Earlville. 315-691-3550.
HALLOWEEN COMEDY – 8 p.m. Theatrical performance ‘Blithe Spirits,’ farcical tale of novelist who becomes haunted by the spirits of his 2 dead wives after a seance. Performed by Catskill Community Players, written by Noel Coward in 1941. General admission, $18. Wieting Theatre, 168 Main St., Worcester. 607-397-8500.

►Saturday, Oct. 26
BOO WITH BEAR – 1 – 5 p.m. Bring the kids in their halloween costumes for party featuring ice cream, decorated playhouses, treats, pumpkins, more. Polar Bear Homemade Ice Cream & More, 5212 St. Hwy. 28 South, Oneonta. 607-432-0901.
TRICK OR TREAT – 1 – 5 p.m. Bring the kids to trick or treat through the historic village. Admission free to kids, accompanying adult with donation. The Farmers’ Museum, Cooperstown. 607-547-1450.
ESCAPE ROOM – 1 – 2 & 2:30 – 3:30 p.m. Solve the mystery of who killed Mr. Body before you become the
next victim. Enjoy atmospheric room, puzzles. 6 people/room, aged 12+. Registration required. Huntington Memorial Library, 62 Chestnut St., Oneonta. 607-432-1980.
TRIVIA TOURNAMENT – 2 – 5 p.m. Museum hosts Trivial Pursuit Tournament for Edmeston Spook Fest. Edmeston Museum, 1 North St., Edmeston.
HAUNTED HOUSE – 4 – 8 p.m. Celebrate the spooky season with treats, exciting tricks, & haunted fun. Chestnut Park Nurshing & Rehab, 330 Chestnut St., Oneonta. 607-432-8500.
MURDER MYSTERY – 5 – 9 p.m. Foothills annual fundraiser presents “Chicago Caper.” Dinner theater murder mystery where clues, red herrings, motives and mystery abound. Solve the mystery, win a prize. Cost, $120/person. Foothills Performing Arts Center, Oneonta. 607-431-2080.
GHOST TOURS – 5:30 – 9 p.m. Join a guide to explore the museum after dark. See 10/25 Listing.
HAUNTED HOUSE – 6 – 10 p.m. Get your heart racing as you explore house filled with terrifying creatures, specters,
more. Recommended ages 12+. Admission, $2 or dona-
tion to Toiletries Closet. Oneonta Teen Center,
4 Academy St., Oneonta.
607-441-3999.
HYDE & SHRIEK – 6 p.m. Ghost tour visits places where ghostly manifestations have been reported over the yearsSee 10/25 Listing.
HAUNTED OPERA – 7 – 9 p.m. Test your bravery against the ghoulish creatures infesting funeral parlor, the Arts Cafe, & the theater graveyard. Enjoy candy at the end, if you survive. Free, donations welcome. Earlville Opera House, 18 E. Main St., Earlville. 315-691-3550.
HALLOWEEN COMEDY – 8 p.m. Theatrical performance ‘Blithe Spirits.’ See 10/25 Listing.

►Sunday, October 27
COOP LOOP – 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. 19th annual 5k & 10k race through streets of Cooperstown. Begins at 1. Cost, $30/adult for 5k, $35/adult for 10K, day of race. Win prizes for scariest, funniest, best costumes. Starts, ends at Clark Sports Center, Cooperstown. 607-547-2800.
MALLOWEEN – Noon – 2 p.m. Enjoy fun crafts, games, snacks, and costume contest at 1. Followed by Zumba Fright Fest. Southside Mall, Oneonta. 607-432-4401.
DROP OFF – 1 – 6 p.m. Bring your carved pumpkins (with candles) to show at the Pumpkin Glow. Cooperstown Art Associaiton, 22 Main St., Cooperstown. 607-547-9777.
ZUMBA – 1:30 – 2:30 p.m. Enjoy fun dance at fright fest. Includes bake sale to benefit Oneonta YMCA. Southside Mall, Oneonta. 607-432-0010.
HALLOWEEN COMEDY – 8 p.m. Theatrical performance ‘Blithe Spirits.’ See 10/25 Listing.
PUMPKIN GLOW – 6 – 7 p.m. See carved pumpkins on display, enjoy treats, cider, spooky stories by Bruce Markusen. Cooperstown Art Association, 22 Main St., Cooperstown. 607-547-9777.

►Tuesday, October 29
FILM – 7 p.m. Showing ‘The Dragon Murder Mystery’ (1934) by Oneonta author S.S. Van Dine. Includes introductory remarks & talk session. Oneonta History
Center, 183 Main St., Oneonta. 607-432-0960.

►Wednesday, Oct. 30
CARNIVAL – 5 – 6 p.m. Bring the kids to enjoy annual Halloween Carnival followed by trick or treating through Residence Halls. Hunt Union Ballroom, SUNY Oneonta. 607-436-2514
HORROR IN THE MUSEUM – 6 – 8 p.m. Annual story-telling event features readings/performances of classic & current tales of spooky fiction, poetry, songs. Yager Museum, Hartwick College, Oneonta. 607-431-4480.
ART IN THE DARK – 6:30 p.m. Tour folk art exhibit by Lantern Light, learn some of the mysterious untold stories behind the pieces. Limited to 15/tour. Cost, $14/non-member. Fenimore Art Museum, Cooperstown. 607-547-1400.

►HALLOWEEN!!! Thursday, Oct. 31
HALLOWEEN PARTY – 9 -11 a.m. Bring the kids for preschool party featuring spooky ghosts, spiders, more. Bring a dish to pass. Cider provided. Costumes encouraged. Clark Sports Center, Cooperstown. 607-547-2800, ext. 109.
TRICK OR TREAT – 3:30 – 6 p.m. Bring the kids for safe trick or treating at participating businesses. Includes activities in the Plaza. Main St., Oneonta. 607-432-2941.
CELEBRATION – 3:30 – 5 p.m. Children in costume, with parent/guardian, receive free admission to museum. Then trick or treat through Plaque Gallery. Baseball Hall of Fame, Cooperstown. 607-547-7200.
PARADE – 5 p.m. Dress your best and show off your costume in this years Halloween parade down Main St., Cooperstown.
ESCAPE ROOM – 5 – 6 & 6:30 – 7:30 p.m. See Oct. 26.
PUMPKIN GLOW – 6 – 7:30 p.m. Bring your carved pumpkin to enter in a contest or just to display to the trick-or-treaters. After dark, stroll through park. Huntington Memorial Library, 62 Chestnut St., Oneonta. 607-432-1980.
PARADE – 7 p.m.
Celebrate Halloween, enjoy various costumes and floats on parade. Main St., Oneonta. 607-432-2941.

►Friday, November 1
GHOST TOURS – 5:30 – 9 p.m. Join a guide to explore the museum after dark, learn about the mysteries, ghostly happening associated with the village. Learn what Goes Bump In The Night. Cost, $17/non-member. Famers’ Museum, Cooperstown. 607-547-1450.
FILM – 6:30 p.m. Visit exhibit ‘Duane Michals: The Portraitist’ then enjoy film, starting at 7, connected to exhibit with introduction. This week “Bram Stokers Dracula” with Francis Ford Coppola & Tom Waits (Rated R). Cost, $7/non-member. Fenimore Museum, Cooperstown. 607-547-1400.

►Saturday, Nov. 2
SPIRIT FEST – 9:30 a.m. – 4 p.m. Celebrate All Souls Day with psychic readers, energy healers, a bake sale, more. Registration encouraged. Institute for Spiritual Development, Lotus Center, 41-45 Dietz St., Oneonta. 607-267-4693.
FALL FEST – 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. 6th annual craft & vendor fair features beautiful items to jump start your Christmas shopping. Southside Mall, Oneonta.
DAY OF THE DEAD – 10 a.m. – Noon. Experience Dia De Muertos and the Latinx community by telling stories in Spanish & English, participating in family activities, enjoy traditional food, more. Cooperstown Village Library. 607-547-8344.
ESCAPE ROOM – 1 – 2 & 2:30 – 3:30 p.m. Solve the mystery of who killed Mr. Body before you become the next victim. Enjoy atmospheric room, puzzles that won’t scare you out of your skin. Great for fans of game and 1985 movie. 6 people/room, aged 12+. Registration required. Huntington Memorial Library, 62 Chestnut St., Oneonta. 607-432-1980.
GHOST TOURS – 5:30 – 9 p.m. Join a guide to explore the museum after dark, learn about the mysteries, ghostly happening associated with the village. Learn what Goes Bump In The Night. Cost, $17/non-member. The Famers’ Museum, Cooperstown. 607-547-1450.

►Sunday, November 3
FALL FEST – 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. 6th annual craft & vendor fair features beautiful items to jump start your Christmas shopping. Southside Mall, Oneonta.


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