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What's Happening: October 31st - November 2nd

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It is a scary start to the weekend. Halloween is Friday night and there are plenty of places to take your little ghosts and goblins. If you want an early start, go trick-or-treat at Independence Mall from 4:00 p.m. until 6:00 p.m. While there, you can even enter a costume contest. If you are near Pender County, you can Trunk-or-Treat at the downtown historic Burgaw Courthouse. It starts at 6:00 p.m. Local businesses will pass out candy to the kiddies and food vendors will be there for the adults. The event will end at 8:30 p.m. In Hampstead, you can trick-or-treat at the Hampstead Kiwanis Park. There will also be free hay rides. It runs from 5:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. For the big kids, it is Cam after Dark: Haunt 2008. This is a Halloween bash at the Cameron Art Museum, complete with devilish drinks from cash bar, monster munchies and killer karaoke. Make sure you're in costume. Tickets are $15. As you are coming off your candy buzz on Saturday, head over to the North Carolina Pecan Harvest Festival. The festival celebrates the pecan harvest and showcases local and regional art and entertainment. It takes place in downtown Whiteville near the North Carolina Museum of Forestry. Get ready for a day on the water. It is the Flat Bottom Girls Flounder Tournament. The flounder that is caught will be used to help restock the floundering population. You need to register Friday night by 7:00p.m. Fishing starts at 7:00 a.m. Saturday. A long standing tradition continues this weekend in Castle Hayne. It is the 11th Annual Polish Festival at St. Stanislaus Catholic Church There will be traditional polish cuisine, entertainment, children's games, raffles, live & silent auctions, craft sale, dancing, music and more. It runs from 11:00 a.m. until 6:00 p.m. Be sure to check out these other local Halloween events happening in the area. In Brunswick County: Children’s Fishing Derby – 5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. Oct. 30th at Ocean Crest Pier. For ages 12 and under. Free. There are goodie bags for children who wear costumes; everyone will receive a glow necklace. Prizes will be awarded for most fish, scariest fish, haunted fish, largest fish, etc. Treats and goodies will be served at 7:00 p.m. Sponsored by Oak Island Parks and Recreation Department. Boiling Spring Lakes Community Center Trunk-or-Treat – 5:30 - 7:30 p.m. Oct. 31. The entry fee is $2 or a donation of 2 canned goods that will benefit the Food Pantry. The event will be held at Spring Lake Park off Pine Road. Brunswick Little Theater’s Presentation of Dracula – 7:30 p.m. Oct. 31 and Nov. 1, 3 p.m. Nov. 2 at Brunswick Community College’s Odell Williamson Auditorium on US 17 in Supply. $15 for adults and $6 for students. Waterfront Movies presents Monster House – 7:30 p.m. Oct. 31 on the Fort Johnston Garrison Lawn, Bay Street in Southport. Free. In New Hanover County: Ghost Walk of Old Wilmington – Costumed guides will lead you through alleyways while telling tales of a haunted Wilmington. The nightly Halloween-theme tours are at 6:30 p.m. and 8:30 p.m. $12 for adults and $10 for seniors, students, and the military. This event meets at Water and Market streets. There is a reservations requirement: 794-1866; www.hauntedwilmington.com (this is not recommended for very young children) Haunted Pub Crawl – This tour is through seven haunted pubs. You must be 21 or older. The cost is $15 and drinks are not included. Meet 7:30 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday anytime in October at Fat Tony’s (131 Front St.) Reservations required: 794-1866; www.hauntedwilmington.com Quarantined in Dead City Lyceum Academy’s Annual Haunted House – 7:00 p.m. Oct. 29-31 at 4622 Oleander Drive. The Lyceum Academy of New Hanover High School presents the 12th annual Haunted House fundraiser Quarantined in Dead City. An outbreak of an unknown disease places a city under quarantine. The Center for Disease Control assures everyone that there is nothing to worry about and the outbreak is contained. As the city residents are headed to safe zones set up around the city, an emergency broadcast tells everyone that the disease has mutated and is now spreading out of control. Mutants are now attacking and eating everyone they see. You must make your way through the city to the last helicopter leaving. Join us on this adventure as you work your way through 15 different scenes of horror on your way to the escape helicopter. $10 at the door. Cash only. Halloween Ghost Trolley – 6-9 p.m. Oct. 29-31. This is a thirty-minute horse-drawn trolley ride through the historic district, and a visit to the ‘haunted barn.’ Horses and tour guides will be dressed in costume. Halloween-theme stories, songs and treats. $12 adults and $5 kids. Departs at Market and Water streets; 251-8889; www.horsedrawntours.com Evil Dead: The Musical – 8 p.m. Oct. 30-31 and Nov. 1-2. An adult comedy based on Sam Raimi’s 80’s cult classic films. Five college kids travel to a cabin in the woods and accidentally unleash an evil force. The songs are campy and the show is bursting with farce. Tickets range from $12 to $22. City Stage Theatre, 21 N. Front Street, Wilmington. http://www.citystageatlevel5.com Halloween Story Time – 3 p.m. Oct. 31. Pomegranate Books, 4418 Park Drive, Wilmington. Pumpkin Party – 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Oct. 31. Children 5 and under, and their parents, can wear costumes for a fun at a non-scary pumpkin party. Fit for Fun Center, 302 S. 10th Street, Wilmington.

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Trick or treat day and time in Pine Valley?

We are new to Wilmington. We live in the Pine Valley area. I can't find any info on when trick or treat is being held. No one seems to know. Any info would be appreciated!

ANY HAUNTED HOUSES

ARE THERE ANY HAUNTED HOUSES OPEN HERE FOR HALOWEEN THAT TEENAGERS WOULD LIKE?