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October 2009 Events

 

 

  October 29, 2009

Thursday

  BEVERLY HILLS - Wicked Lit Haunts Greystone Mansion this Halloween. In the style of the long running hit, The Manor, Theatre 40 and The Nom de Guerre Theatre Guild present the first annual Wicked Literature Halloween Theatre Festival at Greystone Mansion. This theatrical event features new and original adaptations of classic horror stories; The Fall of the House of Usher by Edgar Allan Poe, The Legend of Sleepy Hollow by Washington Irving and Pigeons from Hell by Robert E. Howard, staged inside Greystone Mansion. Don't miss this fun and spooky Halloween theatre event at Greystone. Location: Greystone Estate, 905 Loma Vista Dr., Beverly Hills, CA. Time: 7 to 8:30 p.m. Cost: $45 per person, seating limited, reservation a must! Buy: (818) 242-7910.

BLUE LAKE -  Pumpkin Patch and Corn Maze. Directions: Northbound Hwy 101: Guintoli exit - go left. Follow directions to Mad River Beach and look for signs to Corn Maze/Pumpkin Patch toward the big red barn.

BUENA PARK - Knotts Berry Farm- Knott's Scary Farm Haunt is world's largest theme park event. Shocking walk-through mazes, re-themed rides and one scare experience, with Knott’s Annual Haunt and 1,000 costumed creatures wandering the park, mazes and rides. Knott’s Berry Farm closes at 5:30 p.m. each evening and reopens at 7 p.m. as Knott’s Scary Farm. The fear continues until 1 a.m. (2 a.m. on Fridays and Saturdays). Tickets: $37-54/person. Opens at 7 p.m. knotts.com

ESCONDIDO - Haunted House. The Downtown Business Association offers a haunted house experience in a 15-room Grand Haunt filled with ghosts and ghouls, a mad scientist and a funeral parlor. It will feature live actors, scary surprises and smoke and mirrors. Admission is $10, with a special $15 front-of-the-line pass. Cost is $5 for younger children for the 'Lights-On' version of the haunted house.  Time: 5 to 10 p.m. Wednesdays - Thursdays; 5 p.m. to midnight Fridays -Saturdays. Location: Haunted House, 333 E. Grand Ave., Escondido, CA 92025. Contact:  grandhaunt.com

FULLERTON - Haunted Fullerton Walking Tour. Explore Fullerton’s ghostly history in this 2½ hour guided tour of the downtown. Tours begin at 6:00pm and include approximately 1.5 miles of walking. Tours not recommended for children under 13. Sponsored by Fullerton Museum, pre registration is required is required. Cost: $18 general. Time: 6 - 8:30 p.m. Location: 301 N. Pomona Ave., Fullerton, CA  Call (714) 738-6545. ci.fullerton.ca.us

JULIAN - Fall Apple Harvest. A San Diego tradition, the Annual Julian Fall Apple Harvest runs through November 15. This year, the Apple Harvest celebrates its 100th birthday as thousands of visitors venture to this historic East County mining town, nestled in the Cuyamaca Mountains, to sample fresh crisp apples, homemade apple pies and ciders. Visitors can also enjoy acres of colorful fall foliage, charming bed and breakfast inns, art shows, quaint antique shops and live entertainment. julianca.com

LATRHOP  - Dell'Osso Family Farm Pumpkin Maze. This 11th annual event includes an awesome maze to work your way out of, plus pumpkin blaster where you can shoot miniature pumpkins, Kiddie Land, Pony Rides, a Petting Zoo, Face Painting, Tractor Train, free Hay Ride, free Hay Bale Pyramid, free Speedway, free Hay Bale Labyrinth, Maze Bridges, food & fun. Cost: Free to $12.50. Time: 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Location: 501 S. Manthey Rd., Lathrop, CA 95330. Call: (209) 982-0833. pumpkinmaze.com

LONG BEACH  - Shipwreck - 15th annual Halloween Terrorfest at Queen Mary ship. Explore 5 terrifying mazes on and off the ship. Time: 7 p.m. to 12 Midnight. Cost: $29; Fastpass: $40. Location: 1126 Queens Highway, Long Beach, CA. queenmary.com / shipwreckhalloween.com

ORANGE- Irvine Park Railroad Pumpkin Patch. Fun for all ages, but designed for kids. Ride the train, play carnival games, hay rides, maze, haunted house, and pumpkins. Pumpkin Patch time: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Cost: No admission, parking fee at Irvine Regional Park is $3 weekday, $5 weekend. Location: 1 Irvine Park Rd., Orange, CA.

PETALUMA - SlaughterHaunts Haunted House. Time: 5:30-7:30 Kid Friendly 7:30pm-11pm Ages 7+. Cost: 5:30-7:30pm $5 Kid Maze; 7:30-11:00pm $16 SlaughterHouse $6 Ghost Tunnels; $19 Both Attractions; Phone: 707-332-6171; Address: 15 Copeland Petaluma, CA. slaughterhaunts.com

PETALUMA - Petaluma Pumpkin Patch and A'Mazing Corn Maze. Family pumpkin patch and on-site market for winter squash and fall decor straw mountain, picnic area, 4 acre corn maze, bounce house, weekend huge inflatables, pony rides, free kids corn maze, weekend rock climbing wall, food vendors, restrooms, petting zoo and a night, a haunted Corn Maze. Hours: 10am-6pm. Location: 550 Stony Point Road, Petaluma, CA 94952. Call: (707) 763-3132.  petalumapumpkinpatch.com

SAN DIEGO - Disney's The Lion King, Musical. This award-winning Broadway musical returns to San Diego and often sells out.  Time: 7:30 p.m. Cost: $20 - 79 approx. Location: San Diego Civic Theatre, 3rd & B St., San Diego, CA 92101. broadwaysd.com

SAN JOSE - Oktoberfest. Time: 5: 30 - 7:30 p.m. sjchamber.com

TEMECULA - Pig Racing, Pumpkin Patch and Corn Maze at Peltzer Farms. Open daily 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Located 6 miles east of 1-15, take Rancho California Road Exit to Calle Contento. Peltzer Farms, 39925 Calle Contento, Temecula, CA 92591. Call: (951) 695-1115. peltzerfarms.com