My favorite time of the year has arrived!

Halloween is this weekend and there’s plenty of scary treats to be had around Memphis and the Mid-South area. Lots of folks will be hitting the streets the next few days in search of a good scare. If you need some suggestions to fill your scare-schedule here are some of my suggestions…

HAUNTEDWEB OF HORRORS *Voted Best Haunt in Memphis in 2010!*
Location: 700 North Germantown Parkway
Dates and Times: October 7-8, 14-15, 20- 22, and 27-31, 2011 Doors open from 7:30 p.m. to 10 p.m. on weeknights and 7:30 p.m. to midnight on Friday and Saturday nights.
Admission: $10 per haunt or $18 for both haunts. Tickets available on-line or at the door. R.I.P. Passes $30 available only at the door and allow you to skip the lines.
Description: The Hauntedweb of Horrors serves up two separate haunts: Dark Matter – This visual thrill of darkness and light, coupled with 3D glasses, is designed to frighten you out of your mind. In Tormented you’ll enter Dr. Hacker’s twisted insane asylum, then get discarded into the Dark Bayou where you must escape a hillbilly nightmare.
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Location: 8100 Macon Station, Suite 101 in Cordova
Dates and Times: Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays in October plus Halloween night.
Admission: $10 per person
Description: Gore-Dova, the newest haunt on our list, will include a vortex, claustrophobia squeeze, and other scary effects.

HAUNTED MAZE (Agricenter)
Location: 7777 Walnut Grove Road in Memphis
Dates: Friday and Saturday nights in October, 2011
Times:7:00-10:00 p.m.
Admission: $10 for adults 13 and older and $8 for kids 6-12
Description: The Corn Maze at the Agricenter International is a maze of twists and turns through a corn field. On Fridays and Saturdays in October, the Maze is haunted with spooks and ghouls designed to scare you silly.
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Location: Overton Park in Memphis, TN
Dates and Times: October 28, 29 and 30, 2011 5:30p.m.-9:30p.m. each night The Haunted Hayride begins at dusk- 6:30pm
Admission: Advance Tickets: $10 Members, $13 Non-members; Day of Event: $12 Members, $15 Non-members
Description: Family friendly event featuring: Not-So-Haunted-Tour of Primate Canyon, Ballet Memphis Performances, Playhouse on the Square, FRED’S Trick-or-Treat Stations, David Winker’s Icemen (NEW), Straw Maze (NEW), Magic Shows, Dracula’s Disco, Painted Pumpkin Patch, Haunted Hayride, Zoo Boo Photos (additional fee applies), Singing Pumpkins, Animals of the Night exhibit, and more!
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Location: The Cinema Southaven 2010 Stateline Rd West in Southaven, MS
Dates and Times: October 27-31 7:00p.m.-12a.m. each night
Admission: $7 per person
Description: “We brought them out of the movies…they broke out of their cages..!”
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Location: 418 North Main Street in Bolivar, TN
Dates and Times: October 14-15, 21-22, and 28-31, 2011 with tours at 7:00 p.m., 8:00 p.m., 9:00 p.m., and 10:00 p.m. each night
Admission: $20 per person
Description: This is a tour through a historic bed and breakfast in Bolivar, Tennessee that has had numerous ghost sightings and reports of other paranormal activity. This year, three teams of paranormal investigators will be on hand to detect any activity and to answer any questions. After the tour, board a bus for a ride past other haunted places in Bolivar.
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Location:Cedar Hill Farms; 008 Love Road; Hernando, MS 38632
Dates: October 7-8, 14-15, 21-22, 28-29, 2011 Times: 6:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. (Event does not begin until it is dark)
Admission: $10.00 per person
Description: The Trail of Terror is a haunted walk through the dark woods with spooks and scares around every corner. This event is not recommended for children under 10, pregnant women, or people with heart conditions.
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Location:Jones Orchard; 6880 Singleton Parkway, Millington, TN 38053
Dates: Friday and Saturday nights in October plus October 30 and 31, 2011.
Times: 7:00 p.m. — 11:00 p.m.
Admission: $10 for Trail of Terror, $16 for both Trail of Terror and Terror at 2596, and $20 for Trail of Terror, Terror at 2596, and corn maze (the corn maze is not haunted).
Description: The Trail of Terror is a haunted walk through the woods and corn fields with features such as Claustrophobia, Suspension Bridge, Claustrophobia II, and Black Hole
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Location: Terror at 2596 has moved! Its new location is at Jones Orchard, 6880 Singleton Parkway in Millington.
Dates: October 7-8, 14-15, 21-22, 28-31, 2011
Times: 7:00 p.m — 11:00 p.m.
Admission: $8 per person
Description: Terror at 2596 is an outdoor walk-through haunted attraction that promises two acres of pure heart-pounding scares.
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Location: 8980 Center Hill Rd., Olive Branch, MS (Mailing address is 14281 State Line Rd., Olive Branch, MS 38654)
Dates: September 25 – November 6
Admission: Children: 2-12 years old- $6, Adults: 13 and over- $8, under 2 years old- FREE with one paid admission. Last ticket sold one hour prior to closing time.
Description: Admission includes: 1. hayrides to and from the Maze, 2. both the huge eight acre Maze and the Mini-corn maze, 3. Maze gamesheet and secret decoder maps, 4. the Fun Zone play area, 5. the Picnic area, and 6. access to the Pumpkin Patch. Pumpkins are purchased individually. Bring your own flashlight or rent one at the farm. Farm Market with pumpkins, gourds, straw and cornstalks; Gift Shop; and Concessions available on WEEKENDS. Secret map decoder glasses for sale.
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Location: Old Towne streets in Olive Branch, MS
Dates and Times: October 29 1p.m.-3p.m
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Description: Family friendly event featuring: costume contest, scavenger hunt, costume parade down Pigeon Roost Rd., Jack-o-lantern contest, chili cook off, and more!
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Location: The Children’s Museum of Memphis 2525 Central Avenue, Memphis, TN 38104-5926
Dates and Times: Sat, October 29, 10am – 1pm
Admission: Ages 1-100: $10, Children* under 1: FREE. Museum Members are admitted in accordance with the membership policies. 901-458-2678
Description: Family friendly event. Enjoy lots of spooky crafts and goopy experiments. Vote in the CMOM Staff Costume Contest. Don’t forget to wear your own costume to take part in a special drawing to win a museum membership for your family! Don’t miss this ghoulish good time! The event is included with museum admission.
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Location: Latimer Lakes Park in Horn Lake, MS
Dates and Times: October 28-29 Dusk until Midnight
Admission: ??? 662-393-9897
Description: Featuring: Spook Trail, Haunted Hayride, Headless Horseman, and more!
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MDA 2nd annual Spooktacular
Location: The Mid-South Dressage Academy, Clifton Farms in Hernando, MS
Dates and Times: Oct 29 3-6pm
Admission: Free
Description: This seasonal event is free family fun out at the barn and will be held rain or shine. Pony rides, face-painting, carnival games, trick or treating and much more! Costumes are highly encouraged. Drawings and door prizes will be held throughout the event. Call 662-4490968 for more information.
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Location: Gale Center, 2601 Elm Street in Hernando, MS
Dates and Times: Sunday, Oct 30 “Bad Dream” 3-6pm  and “Nightmare” 7-10pm
Admission: $3 “Bad Dream” (suitable for young children)  and $5 “Nightmare”
Description: “Join us for FUN and FRIGHT!!” Put on by Hernando Parks & Recreation
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Location: 510 Davidson Street in Nashville, TN 37213
Dates and Times: October 28-29 Dusk until Midnight
Admission: $15 on-line or at the door. 615-256-0053
Description: Devil’s Dungeon spans over 25,000 square feet and has over 30 scenes (20+ brand new for the 2010 season)
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Location: 423 6th Avenue South, Nashville,Tn 37203
Dates and Times: Friday, Saturday and Sunday Nights 7p.m.-1a.m. Friday And Saturday, 7p.m.-11p.m. Sunday
Admission: $15 plus FREE PARKING!!! 615-248-0019
Description: Nashville’s Longest Running Haunted Attraction

Location: 1016 Madison Square, Madison, TN 37115
Dates and Times: Friday/Saturday 8P.M-1A.M, Sundays 7:30 – 10:30, Monday (Halloween Night) 7:30P.M-10:30P.M.
Admission: $15 general admission for both haunts, Slash Pass $25 615-75BLOOD or 615-752-5663
Description: Nashville Nightmare is a brand new Haunted Attraction for the 2011 season and consists of two Attractions in one location; The Madison Square Mortuary and Graves Manor.
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Location: Monster Mountain Haunted Attraction in Hendersonville TN  15 to 20 minutes from Nashville
Dates and Times: Every Friday & Saturday night starting Sept 9th & also open on Oct 31st (Halloween Night)  7PM-10PM
Admission: $15 615-338-4632
Description: NECRO-POCALYPSE: Rise of the Dead , and a Brand New Attraction for 2011- Death Yard’s Monster Midway! A terrifying twist on face painting, carnival games, and paintball!
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Location: 118 Midtown Court in Hendersonville, TN 37075
Dates and Times: Friday/Saturday (only) 7P.M-1A.M, Sunday (Oct30) and Monday (Halloween Night) 7P.M-10P.M.
Admission: $15
Description: The only indoor haunted house in Sumner County!
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Location: Ruby Falls, 1720 S. Scenic Hwy in Chattanooga, TN 37409- just minutes from downtown Chattanooga.
Dates and Times: Friday, October 28 through Monday, October 31, 2011 Final Night of Fright: Friday, November 4, 2011. On site ticket sales begin no earlier than 7:30pm. The attraction opens no later than 8:00pm. Ruby Falls Haunted Cavern is open until 10:00pm on Sundays and until 11:00pm on Fridays & Saturdays. Will stay open later to accommodate patrons on busy nights.
Admission: $22 including tax Buy Online and save $2 on tickets by purchasing online. 423-821-2544
Description: Descend 26 stories underground…where no one can hear you scream!
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I’ll have a special Halloween blog in 3-D next week, and the following week I’ll share with you some of my Halloween adventures in New Orleans with the new Mrs. Workman!

Beast Wishes!