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Fall Festival and Haunted House

At Midway Volunteer Fire Department

Oct. 24, 2-8 p.m.

Free games and prizes, costume contest, concessions.

Gadsden County Humane Society

Haunted Poker Run

Oct. 17

Begins at Sport’s Westside Pub in Tallahassee. First bike out at 11 a.m. and last bike out at 12:30. The run ends at Castle Dread in Havana, located at 7702 Fairbanks Ferry Rd. in Havana. Last bike in at 3 p.m. Food, door prizes and prizes for best/worst hand. Call Tom or Betty at 539-9537, Debbie at 539-9346 or go online at www.terroron12.com for more information.


Terror on 12: Castle Dread

In Havana

Oct. 15-17, 22-24 and 28-31; Hours on Wednesday and Thursday, 7:30 – 10:30 p.m.; Friday and Saturday, 7:30 – midnight. 

Entry is $10 for adults, and kids 6 and under get in free. Groups of 10 or more pay $8 each. All funds raised will benefit the Gadsden County Humane Society and the Children of Our Troops.

For more information, call 539-9346 or go to www.terroron12.com.

Havana Pumpkin Festival

Oct. 17

Arts, crafts, food vendors, hayrides, pony and carriage rides, costume contests, live auction, face painting, magicians, pumpkin decorating, pumpkin patch and more.

Pumpkin festival proceeds benefit, in part, benefit Native Americans  and the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation.

This year’s festival will feature two new events: a 1-mile Fun Run/Walk and a Stroller Parade. The parade will begin at 10 a.m. Oct. 17, and prizes will be awarded for the best decorated, best dressed baby/toddler and best “strollee.” No registration is required; just show up.

To participate in the Fun Run/Walk, pick up a packet at the Little River General Store by Oct. 15. The race will begin Oct. 17 at 9 a.m. Race day registration begins at 8 a.m. Call 539-6900 or e-mail rflove55@hotmail.com.

Halloween Howl

At Tallahassee Museum, 3945 Museum Dr.

Oct. 23-24, 6-10 p.m.

Appropriate for various age groups, including a Not-So-Spooky trail for little ones and hair-raising haunted trails for adults and older youth. Games, food, music, glow-in-the-dark toys, candy.

$10/Adults; $8/Children ages 4-15

Call 850-575-8684 for information or e-mail lcassels@tallahasseemuseum.org, or go online at www.tallahasseemuseum.org.

Haunted Hayride

Oct. 24, 7:30-11 p.m.

At 2547 Cricket Rd., Tallahassee

Parking at Ft. Braden Library

Cost: Donations accepted

Park at the Fort Braden Library and the wagons will load and be escorted down Cricket Road by law enforcement officers.

Call 576-2147 or 545-3192 for information.

Hallelujah Fest 2009

Oct. 31, 5-7 p.m.

At Skate World, 2563 Capital Circle NE,


$10 per person

Call 850-322-3332 for information.


Oct. 31, 6-8 p.m.

Trick-or-treating in the Tallahassee Mall

Historic Ghost Tour

Downtown Tallahassee

Oct. 15-18

Tour departs at 6:30, 7:30, 8:30 and 9:30 p.m. Wear comfortable shoes. Slight hills. Tours depart from Hometown Coffee House, 215 W. College Ave.

Tickets, adults, $15; children, 5 and under $5 (one adult per two children required). Educators who teach history tour free. Call for group rates.

Reservations recommended for this 45-minute walking tour. Call 850-561-0317.


Oct. 16, 6-9 p.m.

At Goodwood Museum & Gardens, 1600 Miccosukee Rd., Tallahassee

Call 850-921-5554 for information.

Night of Harvest Fall Festival

At Corry Field, 5:30-8:30 p.m.

Sponsored by Liberty Outreach Center and the city of Quincy.

Howl’N in Havana

Oct. 17, 11 a.m., Downtown Havana, part of the Pumpkin Festival

Sponsored by the Gadsden County Humane Society. Dress up your four-legged and feathered family members and let them strut their stuff. Prizes will be awarded. $10 entry fee.

Call 539-0505 for more info.

If your church or civic organization is hosting a fall festival or Halloween event this month, send the information to editor@gadcotimes.com. We’ll help you get the word out!