ONGOING FALL AND HALLOWEEN EVENTS
N.C. State Fair: Fair starts at 3 p.m. Oct. 14 and runs through Oct. 24, 8 a.m. to midnight. Concerts, kiddy corners, over 50 rides, fireworks, farm animals and more. $8 for adults, $3 for children. $10 for a sheet of 18 ride tickets. Raleigh.
Ghost Train: Hop aboard the Ghost Train at Tweetsie for a scary journey into the night. Dance with the Ghouls and Ghosts at the lively Halloween party on Tweetsie's Main Street. $27, under age 2 free. Fridays and Saturdays through Oct. 30.
Carolina Renaissance Festival: Held each Saturday and Sunday, 10 a.m.- 5:30 p.m., through Nov. 21. Advance discount tickets at Harris Teeter: $18 for adults, $7 for kids ages 5-12. Huntersville. Halloween weekend, the RenFest gets spooky. First, all kids 12 and under will be free that weekend. There will be costume contests, trick or treating and zombie jousting.
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Boo at the Zoo: Oct. 15-16 and 22-30, take an eerie tour of Riverbanks Zoo, 6-9 p.m.
Aw Shucks Farms: Pumpkin picking, hayrides, 6-acre corn maze, animal barn. $8, but web discounts available. 1-6 p.m. Open through Nov. 21. Monroe.
Rural Hill Amazing Maize Maze: 7-acre labyrinth. Through Nov. 7. Huntersville.
Trunk & Treat: First Baptist Church of Fort Mill, SC is having a “Trunks & Treats” event on Oct. 31, 5-7 p.m. Free and open to the public.
Regal Corn Maze: Open Friday-Sunday in October. Statesville.
Ghost Walk of Davidson: Meet at 7 p.m. in front of the Soda Shop in downtown Davidson. Hear about the town ghosts and town history. Nightly and ongoing.
Red Wolf Farm: Pumpkin patch, hayrides, kiddie corn maze, hiking trails, farm animals, pedal tractors. Maiden. Through Nov. 21.
Riverbend Farm: Tractors, animals, gemstone panning. Midland.
Country Time Farms: Haunted hayrides, farm animals, corn cannon, corn maze. Through Nov. 1. Indian Trail.
Hunter Farm: Tractor rides, farm animals, pumpkin picking. Weddington.
The Farm at Hodge's Dairy: Through Oct. 31. Rocky River Road, Charlotte.
Lineberger's Maple Springs Farm: Wagon rides, hayrides, playland. Dallas.
3-D Ghost Walk: Scott Toyota's on Independence is having a 3-D Ghost Walk to benefit local schools. Thur.-Sat in Oct. $5.
Scarrigan Farms: The 130-acre farm is transformed into a haunted trail. 12 and older. 6:30-10 p.m. Friday-Sunday through Oct. 31. $20 per person. Mooresville.
Terror By The Creek: Open every weekend, and Oct. 22-31. $10. Lincolnton. 7:30-11:30 p.m. Friday and Saturdays, 6:30-9:30 weeknights.
The Campground Massacre: In its 16th year at 940 Gold Hill Road, Fort Mill, S.C. 803-548-1148; The Haunted Mill: In its 13th year at 6325 W. Wilkinson Blvd., Belmont. 704-829-6455; www.thehauntedmillnc.com.
SCarowinds: In its 10th year at 300 Carowinds Blvd., Fort Mill, S.C. 800-888-4386; www.scarowinds.com.
The N.C. Fright Factory: 1000 Seaboard St. in uptown Charlotte. www.ncfrightfactory.com.
Nightmares of University Place: 9014 J.M. Keynes Drive in the University area. www.ncnightmares.com.
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