2018-10-11 / Around Town

A Spooktacular Guide to Halloween

Pumpkin Regatta Four to five-member teams race in “pumpkin” vessels to support the Warrior Sailing Program and the Women’s Resource Center, Newport Shipyard, 1 Washington St., Oct. 12, 4:30-7:30 p.m., $25 per person, register by 1 p.m. today, 401-846-6000, newportshipyard.com/events.

Fortress of Nightmares Tunnels of Terror, Mayhem 3-D, Paranormal 360, Spirits Rising Haunted House, at Fort Adams, Fort Adams Drive, Oct. 12-13, 19-20 and 26-27, prices vary, fortressofnightmares.org.

Channing’s Fall Frolic Children’s games, pumpkin carving, pie and pickled foods contests among others, Channing Memorial Church, 135 Pelham St., Oct. 14, 11:15 a.m., 401-846-0643.

Kids’ Crafting Children drop in to make Halloween themed crafts, Middletown Public Library, 700 West Main Road, Oct. 15, 22 and 29, 3:30-5 p.m., 401-846-1573, middletownpubliclibraryri.org.

Halloween Crafts Kids in preschool through 5th grade drop in from 2-6 p.m. to make Halloween crafts, Portsmouth Free Public Library, 2658 East Main Road, Oct. 17, 27, & 29, same crafts done both days, 401-683-9457.

‘I, Frankenstein,’ The Movie This film begins right where Mary Shelley’s classic left off, Newport Public Library, 300 Spring St., Oct. 18, 5-7 p.m., 401-847-8720, newportlibraryri.org.

Discuss Mary Shelley’s ‘Frankenstein’ Book group discussion, newcomers welcome, Newport Public Library, 300 Spring St., Oct. 18, 6:30-7:30 p.m., 401-847- 8720, newportlibraryri.org.

Grimm’s Fairy Trail Children ages 2 and up take a family-friendly walk as Newport Children’s Theatre actors perform scenes from Grimm’s favorites, Paradise Valley Park, Prospect Ave., Middletown, $5, free to children under 5, Oct. 19-20 at 5, 5:30, 6, 6:30 p.m., email newportchildrenstheatre@yahoo.com or visit newportchildrenstheatre.com to reserve your time.

ShakesFeare’s Tragic Trail Brave souls can witness betrayal, greed and madness as Newport Children’s Theatre actors portray the Bard’s villains, Paradise Valley Park, Prospect Ave., Middletown, $10, Oct. 19-20, tours at 7:15, 7:45, 8:15, 8:45, 9:15 p.m., email newportchildrenstheatre@yahoo.com or visit newportchildrenstheatre.com to reserve your time.

YMCA Fall Festival This free event includes arts and crafts, games and activities, a rock wall, food for purchase, Newport YMCA, 792 Valley Road, Middletown, Oct. 20, 10 a.m.-noon, 401- 847-9200, newportymca.org.

Common Burying Ground Walking Tour “Photographing Stones and Souls,” all skill levels, uneven ground, proper footwear recommended, $15-$20, purchase tickets and depart from the Museum of Newport History, 127 Thames St., Oct. 20, 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m., $15-$20, 401-841-8770 for details or to reserve, newporthistorytours.org.

Mystery at the Museum Enjoy “Hail Mary,” a 90-minute whodunnit, Newport Art Museum, 76 Bellevue Ave., Oct. 20, 7 p.m., $10-$30, 401-324-9436, newportmurdermystery.com.

Pizza Skulls and Halloween Candy Teens in grades 6-12 make a pizza skull to cook and solid chocolate Halloween candies, supplies provided, Portsmouth Free Public Library, 2658 East Main Road, Oct. 23, 5:30-7 p.m., space limited, register, 401-683-9457, portsmouthlibrary.org.

‘The Birds’ Halloween Party Costumes encouraged, Jane Pickens Theater, 49 Touro St., Oct. 24, 6:30 p.m. live music, 7:30 p.m. film, $10, advance purchase recommended, sold at the door if available, janepickens.com.

EBCAP Halloween Stroll All are encouraged to dress in costume for fun activities, a stroll along Broadway and treats, EBCAP, 19 Broadway, Oct. 25, 4-6 p.m., rain or shine, 401-855-6677.

Franken Toy Making Teens disassemble old toys then reassemble the pieces into something creepy, materials provided, Newport Public Library, 300 Spring St., Oct. 25, 4-5:30 p.m., 401-847- 8720, newportlibraryri.org.

Alfred Hitchcock Presents… “Rope,” a 1948 American psychological crime thriller starring James Stuart, Newport Public Library, 300 Spring St., Oct. 26, 2:30-4 p.m., 401-847-8720.

Halloween CarnEvil Celebration This 21+ event includes Circus Dynamics jugglers, music, prize for the best costume, and more, Oct. 26, 7-11 p.m., Newport Vineyards, 909 East Main Road, Middletown, 401-848-5161, $75 tickets at newportvineyards.com.

Teen Halloween Costume Party The community is welcome to a teen costume party with music and food, Boys and Girls Clubhouse, Florence Gray Center, 1 York St., Oct. 26, 6-8 p.m., 401-847-4592, bgcnewport.org/latest-news.

Halloween Story Time Children 1-4 with a caregiver are invited to wear costumes and enjoy stories, songs, rhymes and a craft, Newport Public Library, 300 Spring St., Oct. 27, 10 a.m., 401-847- 8720, newportlibraryri.org.

‘Mysteries of the Night’ A Newport Mystical Society event, tarot card readers, mediums and energy workers, jewelry, crystals and handcrafted items, Elks’ Lodge, 141 Pelham St., Oct. 27, noon-5 p.m., $5, children 12-and-under free, Mysteries of the Night on Facebook.

Fall Festival Portsmouth United Methodist Church, 2732 East Main Road, offers a Fall Festival with homemade crafts and candy, baked goods, kids’ activities, silent auction, attic treasures, jewelry, books and lunch, Oct. 27, 9 a.m.-2 p.m., 401-683-4005, pumcri.org.

A-Maizing Halloween Party An old-fashioned Halloween party for the entire family, fun and games and crafts, come in costume and receive $1 off admission, cash only, Oct. 27, 11 a.m-4 p.m., rain date Oct. 28, Escobar’s Corn Maze, 255 Middle Road, Portsmouth, 401-683-1444, escobarfarm.com.

Haunted Halloween Craft Party Children 6-12 wear costumes, do Halloween crafts, enjoy spooky games and treats, Newport Public Library, 300 Spring St., Oct. 27, 2:30 p.m., register, 401-847-8720, newportlibraryri.org.

Haunted Happenings Halloween Party The community is invited to a costume party, movie, and potluck, primarily for children and families, Channing Memorial Church parish hall, 135 Pelham St., Oct. 27, 6 p.m., 401- 846-0643.

Haunted Happenings Halloween Party The community is invited to a costume party, movie, and potluck, for all ages, Channing Memorial Church parish hall, 135 Pelham St., Oct. 27, 6 p.m., 401-846-0643.

Halloween Howl Youth Regatta Sail Newport’s season-ending youth regatta, Fort Adams, Fort Adams Drive, Oct. 27-28 401-846-1983, sailnewport.org.

Haunted House Enjoy a haunted house at St. Peter’s Lutheran Church, 525 Broadway, Oct. 27-28, 1-5 p.m., not suitable for younger children, $5/child, $10/family, 401-846-9567, stpetersri.org.

Trunk or Treat St. Peter’s Lutheran Church, 525 Broadway, offers “Trunk or Treat,” Oct. 28, 11 a.m., Orange Potluck at noon with pumpkin painting and story telling, free, 401-846- 9567.

Not Very Creepy Carousel Non-scary family fun suitable for young children at Easton’s Beach rotunda and carousel, Oct. 28, 1-4 p.m., adults free, $5 per child includes a goody bag, cookie decorating, crafts and two rides on the carousel, light refreshments and many crafts to make, 401-845-5800.

Kids’ Halloween Party Middletown Public Library, 700 West Main Road, Oct. 28, 2-3:30 p.m., 401-846-1573, middletownpubliclibraryri.org.

Audrain Auto Museum Trunk or Treat Dress up in your Halloween costumes and trick or treat from the trunks of some of Newport’s coolest cars, activities, hot cocoa and cider for sale, canned food collection, Fort Adams, Fort Adams Drive, Oct. 28, 5-7 p.m., 401-285-7912, audrainautomuseum.org.

Haunted Tales on Rose Island Enjoy a spooky evening of haunted tales on Rose Island, Sunday, Oct. 28, 3-6 p.m., $50 adults, $30 children under 12, includes refreshments and boat ride on Rum Runner II departing at 3 p.m. from Bannister’s Wharf, register, 401-847-4242, roseisland.org.

Library Trick-or-Treat Children 2-12 wear costumes and receive a treat from the Children’s Desk, while supplies last, Newport Public Library, 300 Spring St., Oct. 31, 9:30 a.m.-8 p.m., 401-847-8720, newportlibraryri.org.

Halloween Movie View the 1931 version of “Frankenstein,” Newport Public Library, 300 Spring St., Oct. 31, 2:30-4 p.m., 401- 847-8720.

Treats Around the Square Washington Square is everyone’s neighborhood for trick-or-treating, Oct. 31, 3-5 p.m.

Halloween Show A special presentation at the Firehouse Theater, 4 Equality Park Place, Oct. 31, 8 p.m., $15 general admission, buy online or at the door if available, 401-849-3473, firehousetheater.org.

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