The Norman Transcript


October 11, 2008

Area Halloween activities announced

There are many Halloween haunts within easy driving distance of Norman. Here is a few of them:

· Howl 'O' week hike, 6 to 8 p.m. Oct. 31 at Little River Zoo.

· Pumpkin drive, Oklahoma City Zoo, through Sunday. Bring a pumpkin larger than your head to the zoo and receive free admission that day. One pumpkin per person.

· 25th annual Haunt the Zoo for Halloween 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Oct. 26 - 31 at the Oklahoma City Zoo. Admission cost per child is $7 and adults are entered for free.

· Haunt the Harn, 5 to 8 p.m. Oct. 30 at Harn Homestead Museum, Oklahoma City. Trick-or-treat at each building, then participate in games.

· "The Rocky Horror Show," Lyric at the Plaza, Oklahoma City, 7:30 p.m. Oct. 9-Nov. 1. Showtimes are 8 p.m. Thursday and Friday, and 6 and 10 p.m. Saturday. The Oct. 31 and Nov. 1 late shows will be at midnight.

· Hitchcock at the Movies, 8 p.m. Oct. 31- Nov. 1 at Civic Center Music Hall, Oklahoma City. An evening of movie thrillers with an orchestra.

· Pumpkin field hayrides at Orr Family Farm, Oklahoma City, until Nov. 8. Take a hayride to the pumpkin patch.

· Orr Family Farm pumpkin decorating contest, Oct. 25. Win $200 to $300 for winner's choice of schools.

· Non-scary Halloween festival 6 to 9 p.m. Oct. 31 at Orr Family Farm, trick-or-treat, costume contest, hayride, animal barn, pedal cars races and free coloring books for children under 8.

· Storybook Forest, Arcadia Lake, Edmond, 5:30-7:30 p.m. Oct. 23 - 31. Cost is $5 per child, adults are admitted for free. Children collect candy from characters set in storybook scenes, take a hayride and roast marshmallows.

· Fall Family Night, 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Oct. 25 at Festival Market Place, Edmond. Pumpkin carving contest registration is 4:45 p.m. and limited to 30 participants. The contest is 5 to 6 p.m.

· Trick-or-Treat City, 2 to 4 p.m. Oct. 25 at Joe B. Barnes Regional Park, Midwest City.

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