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Haunted Halloween Happenings
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posted October 20th, 2005
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THE HAUNTED MILL: 6325 Wilkinson Blvd., Belmont. Oct.19-23, 26-31. Mon-Thurs., dark until 10 p.m.; Fri-Sat, dark until midnight. $12 adults. $7 age 10 and under. Call 704-829-Mill (6455) for details.
JAYCEES HAUNTED HOUSE: 8 p.m.-midnight Friday and Saturday, Oct. 22, Oct. 28-29 and Oct. 31; 8 p.m.-11 p.m. Oct. 26-27 and Oct. 30. 3113 Randolph Road. $12, $10 for 4-10, free for 3 and younger.
HORROR HILLS: Opens at dark Oct. 21-22, and Oct. 28-Oct. 31. 5269 Waterlynn Drive in the Belmont/Gastonia area. Haunted trail. Admission is the donation of a nonperishable food item to benefit the Clover Community Center. (704) 806-6972, (803) 487-0117.
HAUNTED TRAIL: 4064 Mountain View Street at Mountain View Driving Range in the Belmont area. Dark to 10 p.m. Oct. 21, 26-28 and 31. Opens at dark and closing times vary Saturday-Sunday Oct. 22-23, and 29-30. 4064 Mountain View Street at Mountain View Driving Range in the Belmont area. Walk through a trail of terror. $10, $6 for 7-12, free for 6 and younger. (704) 622-4392.
HAUNTED GOLD MINE: Reed Gold Mine State Historic Site, 9621 Reed Mine Road, Midland, NC. 20 miles east of Charlotte on Hwy. 24/27, Follow the signs. October 21-22, also October 28-29 from 7 p.m.-11 p.m. Thrills and chills 5 stories underground. Also an old fashion hay ride for the more timid. Refreshment available. Admission $2 for mine and $2 for hay ride.
NIGHTMARE ON INDEPENDENCE: 2 HAUNTS! Mystery Mansion and The Dungeon Of Doom! 3900 East Independence Blvd. Charlotte. 1.5 miles East of Cricket Arena/Ovens Auditorium. Oct. 19-23, 26-31. Encore Weekend Nov 4th & 5th Mon.-Thurs., dark until 10 p.m.; Fri-Sat, dark until midnight. $13 per haunt per adult or $16 for BOTH - combo ticket $8 per haunt per child or $10 combo ticket.
FEAR ON FRANKLIN: 121 East Franklin Blvd. Downtown Gastonia (across from Wachovia). Oct. 19-23, 26-31. Mon.-Thurs., dark until 10 p.m.; Fri-Sat, dark until midnight. $12 adults, $7 children under 10.
NORTH 321 VFD 15th ANNUAL HAUNTED HOUSE: 3769 Maiden Hwy. 7 p.m. until... Oct. 21,22,28-31. $6. Plenty of free parking. MUSIC
HAUNTED TRAIL & CARNIVAL: Fridays and Saturdays, Oct. 21-29, 7-11 p.m., Sardis Forest Swim Club, 1415 Berry Ridge Road, Charlotte. Trail for ages 10 & up. 13 or younger must be accompanied by adult. $5. Carnival is for all ages. Cost is $3.
SPOOKY SPIDERS: 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday. Charlotte Nature Museum, 1658 Sterling Road. Displays of tarantulas and scorpions, a talk about arachnids, crafts and refreshments. $5 for 2 and older. (704) 372-6261, ext. 605.
SCAROWINDS: Paramount's Carowinds, 14523 Carowinds Boulevard Charlotte. Every Friday and Saturday night until Oct. 29, plus Oct. 30-Oct. 31. 7 p.m.-midnight. More than 60 acres of hair-raising thrills and fearsome fun. $29.99 at the gate. Also for the kids there's 'Nick-or-Treat' in Nickelodeon Central, every Saturday and Sunday from 1 to 5 p.m. between now until Oct.30, and is free with park admission.
HAUNTED HAY RIDES: Country Time Farms, Hwy. 218 and Clontz Road, Indian Trail. Now through Oct. 29, every Fri. and Sat. night. 7-11 p.m. Admission $8, show corn maze ticket and receive $1 off. Call 704-580-0423.
COUNTRY TIME CORN MAZE: 4-10 p.m.. Friday, 10 a.m.-10 p.m. Saturday, and 1-8 p.m.. Sunday through Nov. 6. Clontz Road, Indian Trail (exit 44 off I-485). $7 for the maze, $10 for the maze and three farm activities. For 3 and younger, the maze is free and farm activities are $1 each. Friday and Saturday nights beginning Oct. 7, haunted hay rides are offered from 7-11 p.m. ($8). (704) 580-0423;
TWEETSIE GHOST TRAIN HALLOWEEN FESTIVAL: Tweetsie Railroad, US Highway 321 between Blowing Rock and Boone. Now through Oct. 30, Fridays and Saturdays. Tweetsie will also be open in the daytime from 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Ghosts open the gates for the Halloween train ride at 7:30 p.m. $22 for adults and children, age 2 and under free. Details: 1-877-TWEETSIE