Halloween

15th Annual Corn Maze

• When: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Thursday, 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays and 1 to 7 p.m. Sundays through October

• Where: Jaemor Farm, 5340 Cornelia Highway/Ga. Highway 365, Alto

• Cost: $14 plus tax for those age 3 and older

• For more information: www.jaemorfarms.com/plan-your-visit/by-season/corn-maze/

• About the event: Jaemor offers a full farm experience that includes hay rides, farm slides, a petting zoo, farm skeeball, a pumpkin train, duck races, tricycle races, apple cannons and concessions – as well as a mini corn maze.

Stone Mountain Pumpkin Festival

• When: 2 to 9 p.m. through Nov. 1

• Where: Stone Mountain Park, 1000 Robert E. Lee Boulevard, Stone Mountain

• Cost: A one-day attractions pass is $26.95 for ages 12 and older, $24.96 for children ages 3 to 11 and admission is free for children 2 and younger

• For more information: Call 1-800-401-2407 or visit stonemountainpark.com

• About the event: Event attendees can play by day during the pumpkin festival and then enjoy a glow-by-night experience beginning at dusk. 

Braselton Antique and Artisan Festival

• When: Friday, Oct. 23, through Sunday, Oct. 25

• Where: 115 Harrison St. in Braselton

• Cost: Free admission, free parking and free shuttle

• For more information: Call 706-824-7204 or visit www.vintagemarkets.net

• About the event: More than 300 vendors are expected at the 18th annual fall festival. The event will also feature food trucks and live music.

Trick or Treat at Buford Village

• When: 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 24

• Where: Buford Village, 33 Buford Village Way, Buford

• Cost: Free

• For more information: www.facebook.com/events/832220854214178

About the event: Guests are invited to dress in costumes and trick-or-treat with Buford Village merchants. The first 50 children to arrive will receive a free full-size candy bar. The event will include a Spider-Man meet and greet, free face painting, games and crafts.

Train or Treat 2020

• When: 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 24

• Where: Southeastern Railway Museum, 3595 Buford Highway, Duluth

• Cost: $18 for adults, $15 for seniors age 65 and older and $12 for children ages 2 to 12

• For more information: www.train-museum.org/2020/06/17/train-or-treat-2020/

• About the event: Guests can trick-or-treat at decorated stations around the museum, while attended age 12 and younger can participate in costume contest. Masks are required for ages 5 and older and the museum asks that guests maintain physical distancing.

Ghostly Gatherings

• When: 6:30 to 10 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 24

• Where: Fernbank Museum, 767 Clifton Road NE, Atlanta

• Cost: $10 for museum members and $20 for non-members

• For more information: fernbankmuseum.org/events/calendar-of-events/2020/10/24-ghostly-gatherings/

• About the event: Enjoy twilight tours of the outdoor experience Woodland Spirits, as well as Halloween-themed activities and more. Drinks, including adult beverages, and a variety of snacks will be available for purchase. Space is limited and online ticket reservations are required and can be made through the web address above. Face coverings are required at all times and guests are asked to practice physical distancing.

Boo at the Zoo

• When: Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 24 and 25, and Saturday, Oct. 31

• Where: Zoo Atlanta, 800 Cherokee Ave. SE, Atlanta

• Cost: $24.99 to $27.99 for those 12 and older and $18.99 to $19.99 for children ages 3 to 11, while seniors 65 and older are admitted for $22.99 to $25.99 and children 2 and younger and military personnel are admitted for free

• For more information: zooatlanta.org

• About the event: This Halloween festival includes samples of sweet treats around the zoo, the sights and adventures of the whimsical Zoo Boo Town and more. Guests 10 and older are required to wear CDC-approved masks on top of Halloween masks, helmets and face coverings. Advance reservations are required and can be made at the web address above.

Drive-In Theatre featuring “Beetlejuice”

• When: 9:30 to 11:45 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 24

• Where: Duluth High School, 3737 Brock Road, Duluth

• Cost: Free

• For more information: Email events@duluthga.net or visit duluthga.net/community/duluth_drive-in_theatre.php

• About the event: The city of Duluth will present the PG-rated film “Beetlejuice” during a drive-in theater event. Registration is required and can be made at the web address above.   

Oakland Cemetery Virtual Pumpkin Carving Workshop

• When: 2 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 25

Where: Online

• Cost: $10 plus $1,85 fee for HOF members and $15 plus $2.13 fee for the general public

For more information: oaklandcemetery.com/event/pumpkin-carving-workshop/

About the event: Learn how to carve the perfect Oakland Cemetery-themed Halloween pumpkin with this virtual workshop. Participants will be emailed a stencil of Oakland Cemetery’s main gate, a list of suggested materials for carving and the Zoom link for the workshop.

Boo-nanza on Bellview Street hosted by the Winder Public Library

When: 4:30 to 5:15 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 29

• Where: On the Winder Public Library lawn

• Cost: Free

For more information: winder.prlib.org/our-events/

About the event: The library invites guests to gather on its lawn around the flagpole for some semi-spooky stories and songs. Guests are asked to adhere to social distancing and bring a blanket to sit on. A take-and-make craft will be provided while supplies last. Event is for ages 2 and older. 

Spooktacular Trunk or Treat

When: 4 to 7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 30

Where: Enchanted Events, 1260 Mars Hill Road, Watkinsville

Cost: Free admission

• For more information: www.facebook.com/MagicalEnchantedEvents/

About the event: This event includes trick-or-treating, bounce houses, costume contests, face painting and other games and festivities. Food and crafts will be available for purchase

Drive-In Movie Night — “Hocus Pocus”

• When: 8 to 10 p.m. Friday, Oct. 30

• Where: Lawrenceville’s Depot District at 394 N. Clayton St.

• Cost: Free

For more information: Call 678-407-6653 or email events@lawrencevillega.org

About the event: The film “Hocus Pocus” will be shown on the big screen during the city of Lawrenceville’s Drive-in Movie Series. Registration for the event will open at 8 a.m. Oct. 26.

Halloween at the Hudgens Movie Night

When: 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 30

Where: Hudgens Center for Art & Learning, 6400 Sugarloaf Parkway, Building 300, Duluth

Cost: $5 for Hudgens members and $8 for non-Hudgens members

For more information: Call Education & Development Coordinator Stephanie Lloyd at 770-623-6002, ext. 214, or email her at slloyd@thehudgens.org

• About the event: The center will screen “Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone” in the Hudgens Sculpture Garden. Guests are invited to bring their own lawn chairs, blankets and coolers. The movie begins at 7:30 p.m., but guests may begin arriving at 6:30 p.m. Snacks and drinks (beer and wine only) are permitted and food trucks will be on hand.

Fright Night

When: 7 to 11 p.m. Friday, Oct. 30 When:

Where: Fernbank Museum, 767 Clifton Road NE, Atlanta

Cost: $21.95

• For more information: www.fernbankmuseum.org/events/calendar-of-events/2020/10/30-fright-night/

About the event: This is Fernbank’s annual adults-only Halloween event featuring music, a costume contest and access to the outdoor experience Woodland Spirits. No one under the age of 21 allowed. Space is limited and online ticket reservations are required and can be made through the web address above. Face coverings are required at all times and guests are asked to practice physical distancing.

Creepy Crawlies

When: 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 31

Where: Fernbank Museum, 767 Clifton Road NE, Atlanta

• Cost: Included with general admission, which costs $20 for those ages 13 to 64, $19 for seniors age 65 and older and $18 for children ages 3 to 12

For more information: www.fernbankmuseum.org/events/calendar-of-events/2020/10/31-creepy-crawlies/

About the event: Event includes creepy crawly encounters, a mad science lab, story time, trick-or-treating, a creation station and the outdoor Halloween experience Woodland Spirits. Space is limited and online ticket reservations are required and can be made through the web address above. Face coverings are required at all times and physical distancing is encouraged.

Trunk or Treat

When: 6 to 8 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 31

Where: Jackson County Baptist Church, 79 Memorial Drive, Jefferson

Cost: Free

• For more information: www.jcbaptist.com/event-details/trunk-or-treat

About the event: The event will include games, inflatables, candy, a cookout, a raffle and more.

Forest Night Walk

When: 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 31

Where: Fernbank Museum, 767 Clifton Road NE, Atlanta

Cost: $10 for museum members and $20 for non-members

For more information: www.fernbankmuseum.org/events/calendar-of-events/2020/10/31-fernbank-forest-night-walk/

• About the event: Take a guided walk through Fernbank Forest. Masks are required and physical distancing will be practiced on the trails. Event is recommended for all ages. Space is limited to 15 people and advance reservations are required online and can be made through the web address above.

— Staff Reports

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