Armchair photo tours: The Haunted Graveyard at Lake Compounce

The sign to The Haunted Graveyard at Lake Compounce in Bristol, Connecticut Photos by Cheryl Landes In the fall, Connecticut is well-known for its beautiful fall colors and a spooky experience like no other. It's time to beware in Bristol. The foggy entrance to Lake Compounce during The Haunted Graveyard That's because the ghosts, vampires, … Continue reading Armchair photo tours: The Haunted Graveyard at Lake Compounce

Oaks Park Roller Rink reopens November 4 in Portland

Image by Manfred Richter from Pixabay Oaks Park Roller Rink in Portland's Sellwood neighborhood closed when Oregon went on lockdown from the COVID-19 pandemic earlier this year, but that will change soon. On Wednesday, November, the rink reopens with limited operations five days a week. The new hours are:Wednesday-Friday, 2:30-4:30 p.m., 5-7 p.m., and 7:30-9:30 … Continue reading Oaks Park Roller Rink reopens November 4 in Portland

Challenge yourself at the Rutledge Corn Maze in Olympia

One of the two entrances to the Rutledge Corn Maze in Olympia, Washington Photos by Cheryl Landes If you're looking for a good outdoor challenge that's family friendly, check out the Rutledge Corn Maze in Olympia, Washington. The design crosses two separate mazes, and you can't cross from one maze to the other. Each maze … Continue reading Challenge yourself at the Rutledge Corn Maze in Olympia

Get a jump start on your Halloween celebration tonight by listening to ghost stories in a 1930s-40s style radio show

Image by Gerhard G. from Pixabay Listen to folk tales, memories, and personal accounts of hauntings from supernatural to political at "Spectral Transmissions" tonight at 6 p.m. Pacific time. "Spectral Transmissions" is designed in the style of a 1930s-40s radio show, except it integrates video and multimedia. Mike Palmieri and Donal Mosher, well-known Northwest storyeellers … Continue reading Get a jump start on your Halloween celebration tonight by listening to ghost stories in a 1930s-40s style radio show

Find lots of Halloween experiences on the West Coast and in Western Canada on one map

Image by Andreas Lischka from Pixabay Are you on the West Coast or in Western Canada and want to find a variety of freaky, fun, frightful experiences for Halloween? Launch the Northwest Haunters Association website and click or tap the Haunt Map button at the top of the page. The map shows haunted houses and … Continue reading Find lots of Halloween experiences on the West Coast and in Western Canada on one map

Get ready for the Night of the Haunted Tent on October 30

Image by SzaboJanos from Pixabay Camp out in your living room or backyard for some scary good fun on Friday, October 30, at the Great Washington Camp-in Spooktacular. Here's how it works: Set up a tent with a haunted theme in your living room or backyard.Dress in your favorite Halloween costume.Snuggle under a blanket or … Continue reading Get ready for the Night of the Haunted Tent on October 30

Get lost in these corn mazes in Southwest Washington

The corn maze at Vancouver Pumpkin Patch in Vancouver, Washington (photo by Cheryl Landes) If you're looking for a fun, challenging outdoor activity this fall, check out these corn mazes at farms in Southwest Washington. Some farms have other fun activities, along with fresh produce for sale or U-pick pumpkin patches. Bi-Zi Farms Launch a … Continue reading Get lost in these corn mazes in Southwest Washington

Take a Halloween tour of Astoria’s underground

On October 30 and 31, explore the abandoned tunnels and rooms underneath Astoria, Oregon, on a special Halloween-themed tour. These tours are scheduled on October 30 at 6:45 p.m. and October 31 at 12:30 and 2:45 p.m. The tour length is 45 minutes. To make a reservation, call (415) 713-4141. The regular underground tours are … Continue reading Take a Halloween tour of Astoria’s underground

Watch the 13 Spooky Stories series presented by the Magenta Theater

Image by Barroa Artworks from Pixabay Get in the Halloween spirit by watching the "13 Spooky Stories" series hosted by the Magenta Theater in Vancouver, Washington. Each video features a local actor and ranges from three to nine minutes. Here's the list of stories in this series with the length of each video. These stories … Continue reading Watch the 13 Spooky Stories series presented by the Magenta Theater