Halloween is Thursday, and the Cayuga County area is brimming with haunted houses, costume parties and more in the meantime. Here are all the ones we know about:
(This guide will be updated throughout the month, so if you have an event to add, please send it to us! Visit auburnpub.com/calendar and use the submission link at the top of the page, email email@example.com, or mail the information to David Wilcox, The Citizen, 25 Dill St., Auburn. All listings are free. For more information, call (315) 282-2245.)
🎃 Great Pumpkin Celebration
WHAT: Free photos with the Peanuts gangs, Halloween crafts like owl masks, burlap bags, jack-o'lanterns and cat signs, ring toss games for prizes, trick-or-treating at 4 p.m. Oct 31 and costume parade at 6 p.m. Oct. 31.
WHEN: 5 to 7 p.m. Tuesday and Wednesday, Oct. 29 and 30, and 4 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 31
WHERE: Bass Pro Shops, 1579 Clark St. Road, Aurelius
INFO: Visit basspro.com/auburn
🎃 Haunted History Tours of Auburn
WHAT: Tours around the Seward House Museum grounds and streets of downtown Auburn with costumed guides, who will share tales of Victorian funeral practices, spectral encounters from Seward family lore, true crime stories and more.
WHEN: 6 and 7 p.m. Tuesday and Wednesday, Oct. 29 and 30
WHERE: Seward House Museum, 33 South St., Auburn
COST: Admission $12 adults, $8 children 12 and younger; reservations required
INFO: Visit sewardhouse.org or call (315) 252-1283
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🎃 Screams & Screens B-Movie Series: "Kolchak: The Night Stalker" (TV movie pilot)
WHAT: Biweekly film series curated by Ed Catto
WHEN: 8 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 29
WHERE: Auburn Public Theater, 8 Exchange St., Auburn
COST: Tickets $2
INFO: Visit auburnpublictheater.org or call (315) 253-6669
🎃 Story Time Trick-or-Treat
WHAT: Trick-or-treat around the library; costumes encouraged.
WHEN: 11 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 31
WHERE: Skaneateles Library, 49 E. Genesee St., Skaneateles
COST: No registration required
INFO: Call (315) 685-5135
🎃 Halloween Bash
WHAT: With costumes and beer-and-junk-food pairings.
WHEN: 3 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 31
WHERE: Summerhill Brewing, 14408 Route 90, Locke
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INFO: Visit summerhillbrewing.com
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🎃 Halloween Safe House
WHAT: Haunted house designed and run by Auburn High School students, with free concessions and candy.
WHEN: 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 31
WHERE: Booker T. Washington Community Center, 23 Chapman Ave., Auburn
COST: Free and open to the public
INFO: Call (315) 253-3207
🎃 Halloween party
WHAT: Party with spooky jazz by Bob Piorun and The Kats, drink and food specials and more.
WHEN: 6 to 9 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 31
WHERE: Next Chapter Brewpub, Genesee Center, 100 Genesee St., Auburn
COST: No cover
INFO: Visit nextchapterbrewpub.com
🎃 aaduna Halloween Gala 2019
WHAT: Harlem Renaissance, carnivals, jumbee, witches, spirits, art, live music, wine, beer, soft drinks, snacks, refreshments and words from poets, writers and lyricists.
WHEN: 6 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 31
WHERE: Cayuga Museum of History & Art, 203 Genesee St., Auburn
COST: Admission $25 in advance, $30 at the door; costumes requested but not required
INFO: Visit aaduna.org/halloween2019 or send payment to aaduna, 144 Genesee St., Suite 102-259, Auburn, NY 13021
🎃 Halloween party
WHAT: Party with music by The Beta Males.
WHEN: 7 to 10 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 31
WHERE: Moondog's Lounge, 24 State St., Auburn
COST: No cover
INFO: Call (315) 253-3339 or visit moondoglounge.com
🎃 "Spooky Science Colloquium"
WHAT: Science-themed costume contest and spooky science presentations by Wells College faculty.
WHEN: 12:25 p.m. Friday, Nov. 1
WHERE: Room 209, Stratton Hall, Wells College, 170 Main St., Aurora