Valdosta Daily Times


October 27, 2011

Halloween Happenings

VALDOSTA — • The Ninth Annual Adair Street Horror haunted house, 200 E. Adair St., 7-11 p.m. today, Oct. 27; Friday, Oct. 28; Saturday, Oct. 29; Monday, Oct. 31. Cost: $4, adult; $2, children 12 and under. Donations welcome. Proceeds go to PRIDE, an organization serving people with mental disabilities, said organizer Charles McCrea.

• “Fright Night Dance” sponsored by Ann Walker’s Photography, Valdosta Masonic Lodge, 7-11 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 29. Costume dance but people are asked to keep costumes tasteful. No alcoholic beverages or indoor smoking. DJ spins hits. Dance caters to people 45 years or older but all welcome. Bring a covered dish and soda for meal from 7-7:30 p.m. Tickets: $15, couple; $8 per person.

• Copeland family’s Fourth Annual Haunted Maze, 4287 Mount Zion Church Road, 8 p.m.-midnight Friday and Saturday, Oct. 28-29. Cost: $5, ages 8 and up; free, children 7 and under. Children’s maze opens 7 p.m. and is free; treats will be given, said organizer Joe Copeland.

• Spirit of the Suwannee Music Park, Live Oak, Fla., hosts Halloween events including trick-or-treating, hayrides, Spooktacular Trail Ride, music, movies, etc., Friday and Saturday, Oct. 28-29. More information: Visit

• Lowndes County Sheriff’s Office hosts its annual “Safe Halloween Trick or Treat Carnival,” 3-9 p.m., Oct. 29, Lowndes County Civic Center, on Highway 84. The haunted house will be open both Friday and Saturday nights, Oct. 28-29. Volunteers from the sheriff’s office, civic organizations, fraternities, and student groups will participate with games, haunted house, food serves, cake walks, and treats. Oct. 29 admission: $1 for fair and an additional $1 for haunted house. A $2 admission for haunted house on Friday night, Oct. 28. More information: Call Ramonda Holmes, (229) 671-2900.

• Reed Bingham State Park Haunted House, 7-10 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, through Oct. 29. Admission: $2. Bonfire with ghost stories at the beach as well as the haunted house. More information: Call (229) 896-3551.

• River Road Haunted House, Lakeland, Friday and Saturday nights now through Oct. 29. Kids hours: 6-8 p.m. Scariest hours: 8 p.m.-midnight. Admission: $5; $3, kids under 10. Proceeds go to Lanier Animal Partnership and Support (LAPS) of Lanier County. Haunted house is two miles out River Road.

• Brooks County’s Best Dressed Halloween Contest, sponsored by Destination Brooks, decorate your home for Halloween or autumn, submit a digital photo to Photos will be posted and grand prize winner will be selected. All submissions entered by 5 p.m., Nov. 1. More information: Visit

• Valdosta Dead Inn, 3109 N. Ashley St., Five Points. A haunted house experience. Open every Thursday, Friday and Saturday from 7 p.m. to midnight until Oct. 31. Tickets: $13 if you purchase them in advance and $15 at the door. More information: Visit

• The official trick-or-treat hours for Valdosta, Lowndes County and Hahira will be 6-9 p.m. Monday, Oct. 31.

•  The Civil Engineer Recreation Program at Moody Air Force Base will sponsor its 31st annual Mooooody Haunted House on Bemiss Road, Oct. 28, 29 and 30. From 6-7:30 p.m., the kids can enjoy a lighted haunted house. From 8-11 p.m., the lights will be turned off. A special kids night, with candy, face painting and a jump house, will be held from 6-9 p.m., Oct. 29. The haunted house is free for ages 3 and under; $3 for ages 4-10; $5 for ages 11 and up.

• Wild Adventures Theme Park’s Phobia is the only Halloween experience of its kind set in a blackwater swamp, with its tea-colored waters and after dark haunting environment. Open from 7-11 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays through Oct. 30. Some guests, including children under the age of 12, may find some of the experiences or images disturbing and should not visit Phobia. Visit to learn more.

• On Saturdays and Sundays through Oct. 30, Kid-O-Ween has returned to Wild Adventures Theme Park. A child-friendly experience, 11 a.m.-6 p.m. through Oct. 30.

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