5 Halloween Haunts (and some bonus events too)

Celebrate spooky with these area Halloween events.


Haunted Hearthstone
Oct. 7, 14, 21 & 28, 6-8pm
With the theme “Victorian Macabre,” explore the Hearthstone Historic House Museum this October for various showcases of eerie tales, séances and spooky happenings of Victorian times. 730-8204.


Poe Evermore at Haunted Hazelwood
Oct.15 & 22, 5pm
Step back in time at Green Bay’s Hazelwood Historic House. Listen to spooky stories of Edgar Allen Poe, view a séance and have your fortune told. 437-1840.


Halloween Happenings
Oct. 21, 6:30pm
A non-scary Halloween event consisting of a number of new Halloween games, a Jack-o-Lantern Trail walk and food around a bonfire at Navarino Nature Center in Shiocton. 715-758-6999.


Ghouls Night Out: Fox Valley Chorus Halloween Concert
Oct. 29, 2pm & 7pm
With an exciting line-up, including Michael Jackson’s “Thriller,” this is a show and an experience you do not want to miss… beware! Join the Fox Valley Chorus, comprised of about 40 female singers, for a spectacular Halloween show. UW-Fox Valley James W. Perry Hall, Menasha. 982-5639.


Night Whispers
Oct. 6-8, 13-15, 20-22, 27-29, 6:30pm & 7:30pm
Take a nighttime walking tour through the Oshkosh Public Museum augmented with stories of ghosts reported to haunt Oshkosh. 236-5799.


thLooking to trick-or-treat? Don’t miss the magic of Halloween at Heritage Hill in Green Bay as witches and wizards take over the park. Fill your cauldrons with candy as you trick-or-treat, test your magic skills with games, roast marshmallows over the fire and more on Oct 15 & 22, 4-8 p.m. Downtown Oshkosh has safe store-to-store trick-or-treating on Oct 26 from 4-6 p.m., or head to Shopko’s Sweet Street in Green Bay for activities and fun, Oct 28 from 11 a.m.-8 p.m. or Oct 29 from 9 a.m.-4 p.m.


Scares abound this season with truly haunting haunted houses. Terror on the Fox is back for its 20th season, teaming up with The National Railroad Museum & the Green Bay Preble Optimist Club. One of the country’s most intense, fright-filled haunted houses, giving back to the community has never been so terrifying! An antique passenger train takes you to the haunted mansion, zombies walk the grounds and screams surround you at this haunted fundraising event. If that’s not enough for you, check out Burial Chamber Haunted House Complex in Neenah, voted one of the best scream parks in the country. Burial Chamber features two haunted houses, one haunted woods attraction and a burial simulator. For even more scares, try Misery Haunted House in Berlin, which features an escape room, or The Morgue Haunted House in De Pere, a three-floor haunted house that you don’t have to stand around for — try sitting outside the bonfire instead! See websites for dates, times and ticket information.


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