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LOCAL HALLOWEEN EVENTS FOR 2012
Here are just a few events happening in the
Knoxville area during Halloween time
Happy HalloweenFrightworks Haunted House
September 30-October 31
1904 West Emory Road, Knoxville TN, 37849
Be ready for a scaretastic time at Frightworks Haunted House at its new location in Powell. This haunted house has various dates and times and admission is $20.
www.Frightworks.com

Life Down on the Farm Corn Maze & Pumpkin Patch
October 4-31
1331 West Beaver Creek Drive, Powell, TN 37849

This corn maze and pumpkin patch has fun for all ages with hayrides, a critter corner, corn box, playground, cow train rides, jump pillows, bonfires and a pumpkin patch. Make your way through the corn maze and enjoy all the activities that the Life Down on the Farm location has to offer. Admission is $11 age 3 and up.
www.LifeDownOnTheFarm.com


Terror in the Old City
Old City - Behind Southbound
Oct. 4 - Nov. 3

In the center of the city lies a secret few have ever heard about. Notorious serial killer Dr. Henry Howard Holmes aka Herman Mudgett once resided right here on E Jackson Avenue. In the late 1890's Dr. Holmes fled his residence in Chicago, later dubbed “The Murder Castle” in fear that the authorities were nearing the truth about what went on behind those doors. Holmes had constructed an intricate three story home filled with more than one “torture chamber”. It is said that Dr. Holmes switched builders several times during the construction of the home so that only he would be sure of the actual layout. The home contained winding hallways that led no where, doors that opened to brick walls, secret panels, hidden passages in the walls and hidden stairways. Please call for ticket prices and group rates at 865-544-8835 or visit http://deviouscreations.com/admission/

Boo! At the Knoxville Zoo
October 12-13, 18-21, and 25-30
3500 Knoxville Zoo Drive, Knoxville TN 37914
BOO! at the Zoo, a Halloween tradition is a family event featuring devilishly good music and games at the Monster Mash tent in The Clayton Family Kids Cove, your favorite costumed characters throughout the zoo, and the only "haunted" carousel in East Tennessee, the Scary-Go-Round. (How can you tell it's haunted? It goes backwards, of course.) The event begins at 5:30 p.m. and lasts until 8:00 p.m.  Tickets are $6 per person, two and under are free.
www.Knoxville-Zoo.org/

Haunted History Cruises
October 11 - 14, 18-21, 25-28, and 31
Board along Volunteer Landing, more info on their website

Hop aboard the TRACE 1 for this family-friendly 45 minute Haunted History Cruise. Join Captain Sam Clemens and Ms. Drusilla for a fun and entertaining cruise to hear some of the spookiest events in the Knoxville riverfront area.
www.NavCal.com.

James White's Fort HearthScares Tour - Walking Tour of Ghostly Knoxville
October 18-30
205 East Hill Avenue, Knoxville, TN 37915-2597

Come and join the spirits for a tour of Downtown Knoxville's scariest landmarks. The tours which last approximately one and a half hours each, will visit the sites of some of Knoxville's best kept secrets. Stories for this year include; the legend of Knoxville's own Frankenstein, Knoxville's first mass murderer, John Roberts, and the Spirit of the Tennessee Theatre. This year's tour will also include the story of "Hank's Last Ride" and will be about one and a half miles in length. All tours began and end at James White's Fort located at the intersection of Hill Avenue and Hall of Fame Drive. Ample free parking is available for tour participants at the Fort. Tours are given Monday through Friday, October 18, 19, 22, 23, 29 & 30th. Tours will depart at 7:00 p.m. each evening. Each tour will end with a marshmallow roast around the fires at the Fort. Admission for Adults 16 and over will be $10.00 and $6.00 for children ages 6-15. Reservations are requested for large groups of 12 or more and may be made by calling the Fort at 525-6514.
www.JamesWhitesFort.org

Trick or Treating in the Cave
October 19-20, 26-31
8524 Oak Ridge Highway, Knoxville, TN 37931
Cherokee Caverns will offer a family-friendly event for Halloween 2012 with the 1st Annual Trick Or Treating in the Cave. The new Halloween event will be safe and fun for all ages but focused on your kids! Make plans to deck them out in their favorite Halloween costumes and bring their treat bags so we can load them up with tricks and treats! The path through the cave is safe and well-lit and is stroller and wheelchair accessible. Trick or Treating in the Cave will be open October 19th & 20th from 5:30pm-8:30pm and October 26th thru the 31st from 5:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m. Admission will be $7.00 per person for ages 2 & up.
www.CherokeeCaverns.com
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Haunted House
October 19, 20, 26-31
Concord Hills Pool House, Farragut, TN 37934

Haunted house at Concord Hills Pool House from 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm Admission is only $5; $3 for ages 7 and under Proceeds benefit the Diamonds All-Stars Cheerleading teams.

Knoxville Horror Film Festival
October 25-27
Thursday at Regal Cinemas Downtown West 8 at 1640 Downtown West Blvd, Knoxville, TN and Friday & Saturday at Relix Variety Theatre at 1208 North Central Street Knoxville, TN 37917

The 4th Annual Knoxville Horror Fest features shocking short films with submissions from around the region and the world. This three night film festival has an admission of $10 per night or $25 for a festival pass.
www.KnoxvilleHorrorFest.com

James White's Fort HearthScares Ball
October 26
205 East Hill Avenue, Knoxville, TN 37915-2597

On Friday, October 26, put on your favorite Halloween costumes and join the fun for this "howling" good party at James White's Fort. Event will include music by the Chillbillies, an appetizer buffet, spooky decorations, silent auction and assorted Halloween hi-jinks. Tickets are $75 per person. All proceeds benefit James White’s Fort and its preservation and educational programs.
www.JamesWhitesFort.org

Freaky Friday Fright Nite
October 26
301 Watt Road, Farragut, TN - Baseball Field 1 (West)

Calling all ghosts and goblins! The Town of Farragut will host Freaky Friday Fright Nite from 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. at Mayor Bob Leonard Park on Watt Road. The event will provide a safe place for children to participate in Halloween activities while benefiting the Knoxville Ronald McDonald House. Children age 12 and under in costume are invited to “trick or treat” around the walk trail at the park. Local businesses, community groups and Town volunteers will hand out the treats, provide games with prizes, assist with cookie decorating and serve refreshments.
www.TownOfFarragut.org

Friday Night 5K Zombie Run
October 26
Race starts at University of Tennesssee's Pedestrian Walkway

The Friday Night 5k is a annual event hosted by Clinic Vols, a University of Tennessee student organization that staffs over 10 elementary school clinics in Knoxville with over 400 volunteers. Proceeds from the Friday Night 5k go directly to stocking clinics with all necessary supplies and training our volunteers, as well as to support the local Knox Area Chapter American Red Cross. This year's Friday Night 5k will be a "Zombie Run," so dress your best for the costume contest! The race begins at 6 p.m.
ZombieRun2012.edgereg.com

Halloween Comedy Booze Cruise
October 26
Tennessee Riverboat Company, 300 Neyland Drive, Knoxville, TN 37902
The 15th installment of the Comedy Booze Cruise is a costume party to celebrate our favorite holiday of the year. Comedians J.C. Ratliff, Taylor Hiner, Dugan Broadhurst, Grady Ray, Michael Dougherty and Dave Wright will be on hand bringing the funny. The Comedy Booze Cruise is a two hour riverboat cruise on the Tennessee River and Lake Loudon. An ADULT stand-up comedy show is held on the boat and two cash bars are available.
ComedyBoozeCruise.blogspot.com

Halloween Haunts and Haints at Marble Springs
October 27
1220 W. Governor John Sevier Hwy, Knoxville, TN 37920

Check their website for more information.
MarbleSprings.net

Grove Center Pumpkin Fest
October 27
125 Randolph Rd, Oak Ridge, TN

This event features, a costume parade for kids and pets, a kid's zone, craft demonstrations, arts & crafts vendors.

Creature Feature Double Feature
October 27
Lawson McGhee Library

The features films are Beetlejuice at 1 p.m. and Ghostbusters at 3 p.m.

Boo at the Barn hosted by Horse Haven
October 27
2417 Reagan Road, Knoxville, TN 37931

Come and 'Nicker Treat' with the horses at Horse Haven of Tennessee. This is a free event that volunteers put on to say thank you to the public for their continued support. There are treats for the kids, smores by the campfire, donuts and cider, face painting, story telling and a special haunted barn for the not so weak of heart. This year there will be a pumpkin decorating contest. Bring your pumpkin and compete in different catagorys for special prizes. All the pumpkins will be donated afterwards to the childrens hospital to help them celebrate. The event takes place from 4:00 - 8:00 p.m.
www.HorseHavenTN.org/events


Trick or Trees at UT Gardens
October 27
2431 Joe Johnson Drive, Knoxville, TN 37996
Scare yourself silly as you take part in 5 different activity stations throughout the UT Gardens. Learn about bats, jack-o-lanterns, and other creepy crawly creatures, and make a ghostly craft to take home. Don’t forget to wear your best costume. Cost: $6 per child (12 and under) Time: Noon - 4 p.m.
UTGardens.Tennessee.edu

Happy Hollerpalooza
October 27
North Central Street between Baxter Ave. and Scott St.
The 7th Annual Happy Hollerpalooza Street Fair. Saturday, October 27th, 12-5 PM. Free prize drawings, ice cream, kids bounce houses, live music, vintage motorcycle show and tons of other things going on all day. Best of all there is no admission and plenty of free parking! Come on down to the "Holler" and enjoy a day of fun for the the whole family!

Thriller on the River
October 27
Tennessee Riverboat Company

4th annual Costume Party hosted by 106.1 The River. Boarding 9:00-10:00 Sail 10 pm -12:30 am. Music, Dancing, Door Prizes, Grand Prize for best costume! $20.00 advance tickets, $25.00 at door. For more info or reservations call 865-525-7827

Trick or Treat Trail
October 28
ZUMA Fun Center, 400 N. Peters Road

Zuma Fun Center will host trick-or-treating along their miniature golf course trail from 5-7 p.m. Costume contest from 5 to 6 pm This is a FREE event!
www.star1021fm.com/events/172729301.html

Fall Family Fun Day on the Farm
October 28
Riverview Family Farm at Prater Lane, Knoxville, TN

Enjoy hay rides, face painting, corn bin, cow train, and make your own scarecrow and more! Children are invited to wear their Halloween attire (adults, please reserve your costume for Halloween). Concessions available. Bring the entire family, a picnic blanket and relax by the lake. $7 admission
riverviewfamilyfarm.com

Vampire Masquerade
October 28
Tennessee Riverboat Company

Vampire Masquerade Party Boarding 8:00-9:00 Sail 9:00p-11:00p. Music, Dancing, Cash Bar, Light Hors d'oeuvres. $20.00 advance tickets $25.00 at the door. For more info or reservations call 865-525-7827.

Halloween Bash
October 31
Halls Branch Library

Starting at 11 a.m. children ages 2-5 are invited for some not-so-scary Halloween fun. There will be stories, crafts, candy and a costume contest.

Trick-or-Treating at Knoxville Center Mall
October 31
Knoxville Center Mall

From 5:30 pm to 8 pm ghosts and Goblins of all sizes can enjoy a safe and climate-controlled environment to trick or treat. Masks are allowed on children 12 years old and younger and toy weapons are not allowed.

Trick-or-Treating at West Town Mall
October 31
West Town Mall

From 5:30 pm to 8 pm ghosts and Goblins of all sizes can enjoy a safe and climate-controlled environment to trick or treat. Masks are allowed on children 12 years old and younger and toy weapons are not allowed.

Trick-or-Treating at Publix
October 31
Publix, Northshore Town Center

Costumed children can Trick or Treat around the new Publix store during the Halloween Treats Event from 4-7 p.m. There will be a free food demonstration and mini-pumpkin painting while stocks last at the Town Center Boulevard location.

Halloween Murder Mystery Cruise
October 31
300 Neyland Dr., Knoxville, TN 37902

Come join the Star of Knoxville for murder most foul on Halloween. A live action stage play unfolds while you enjoy a delicious bar-b-que buffet. Solve the mystery of the killer's identity and win a special "I Solved the Murder" Tshirt. Boarding is at 6.30 p.m. and the cruise sails from 7:00-9:00 p.m.
www.TNRiverboat.com


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