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Halloween Guide 2013 

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Halloween 2013 falls on a Thursday, which means we've got a solid 10 days of costume-related shenanigans. Below find a list of area haunted houses, costume parties, horror-film screenings, masquerades, and trick-or-treating options. Did we miss something? Tell us about it by commenting on this article at rochestercitynewspaper.com, Tweeting @roccitynews, or e-mailing themail@rochester-citynews.com.

Thursday, October 24

[Haunted House] Nightmare Manor Haunted house featuring over a quarter mile of scary attractions. Continues through November 2. 7:30-9:30 p.m. Southtown Plaza, 3333 W. Henrietta Road. $16-$25. 455-9781. nightmaremanor.com.

[Hayride] Haunted Hayrides of Greater Rochester Take a 35-minute wagon ride through 40 haunted acres of De Fisher Fruit Farms. Thrills and terrors abound. Continues through October 27. 7-9:30 p.m. 3329 Eddy Road, Williamson. $15-$22. 423-2991. hauntedhayridesrochester.com.

[Party] One's Halloween Weekend Extravaganza Halloween party with drink specials and costume contests. Music by DJs Napalm and Steve lo. 10 p.m.-2 a.m. One Nightclub and Ultra Lounge, 1 Ryan Alley. $5 after 11 p.m. 546-1010. oneclublife.com.

[Special Event] Dinner and Ghost Stories at the Reunion Inn Dine in a haunted house and listen to creepy tales about the ghosts of Rochester's past. 7-9 p.m. Reunion Inn, 4565 Culver Road. $10. 323-9899, sites.google.com/site/rochestercandlelightghostwalks.

[Special Event] Night of the Living Wedge Halloween Pub Crawl Pub crawl through the South Wedge area. Costume contests, raffles, coupon giveaways, drink specials, and munchies. Starts at Colony Bar & Grill, 503 South Ave. southwedge.com.

[Theater] Spirits of the Past Theatrical Tours Take a nighttime stroll through the streets of the Genesee Country Village and be treated to seven spooky theatrical vignettes. Continues through October 26. 7-9 p.m. Genesee Country Village & Museum, 1410 Flint Hill Road, Mumford. $14-$16. 294-8218, gcv.org.

Friday, October 25

[Film] Little Horror Fest 35mm double-feature of "Friday the 13th" parts 1 and 2. 10 p.m. Little Theatre, 240 East Ave. $8-$12. 258-0400. thelittle.org.

[Ghost Walk] Landmark Society's Ghost Walk Nighttime lantern tour where ghosts of Rochester's past are brought to life. Not recommended for children under 8. Continues October 26. 6:30-9 p.m. Tours start at The Lutheran Church of the Incarnate Word, 597 East Ave. $12-$20. 546-7029 x11. landmarksociety.org.

[Haunted House] Cobblestone Art Center's Haunted House Spooky haunted house created by the students and staff of Cobblestone Art Center. Continues through October 30. 6-9 p.m. 1622 Route 332 Farmington. $5-$10. 398-0220. cobblestoneartscenter.com.

[Haunted House] Dark Matter Haunted House Haunted house complete with plenty of scares and a zombie shooting gallery and tarot card reading stand. Continues October 26. 7-10 p.m. Henrietta Family Moose Center, 5375 W. Henrietta Road. $6-$8. 451-9996. hauntedvoid.com.

[Haunted House] Haunted Hayrides of Greater Rochester See Thursday, October 24, listing. 7-10:30 p.m. 423-2991. hauntedhayridesrochester.com.

[Haunted House] Nightmare Manor See Thursday, October 24, listing. 7:30 p.m.-12:30 a.m. 455-9781. nightmaremanor.com.

[Hayride] VerHulst Haunted Hayride Haunted hayride through VerHulst farm. Start at dusk and last approximately 40 minutes. Not suitable for children under 7. Continues through Sunday, October 27. 7-10:30 p.m. 5161 W. Ridge Road, Spencerport. $17. 352-8484. verhulsthalloweenhayride.com.

[Music] UR Brass Choir's 5th Annual Spooktacular All-brass renditions of popular music, video interludes, and lighting effects. 8 p.m. Strong Auditorium, University of Rochester, 500 Joseph C. Wilson Blvd. Free. rochester.edu/calendar.

[Party] Monster Ball Costumes, drinks specials, and themed drinks. Music by Alice Cooper cover band Welcome to My Nightmare. 8 p.m.-1 a.m. RIT Inn & Conference Center, 5257 W. Henrietta Road. $15. 359-1800. rochesterbuzz.com.

[Party] One's Halloween Weekend Extravaganza See Thursday, October 24, listing. Music by DJs Zio and Gueedo. 10 p.m.-2 a.m. One Nightclub and Ultra lounge, 1 Ryan Alley. $5 after 11 p.m. 546-1010. oneclublife.com.

[Special Event] Ghosts of Mt. Hope Ghost Walk Walk along Mt. Hope cemetery and listen to chilling tales of Rochester's ghostly past. Tours at 7:30, 9, 10:30 p.m. Intersection of Mt. Hope Ave. & Reservoir Ave. $5-$10. 542-8687. sites.google.com/site/rochestercandlelightghostwalks

[Special Event] Haunted Halloween Trains Get on board the "Phantom Express" and listen to haunted stories by author Mason Winfield. Train goes by several of the region's allegedly haunted sites. Continues October 26. 5:30 p.m. Medina Railroad Museum, 530 West Ave, Medina. $35-$52. 798-6106. railroadmuseum.net.

[Theater] "An Evening of Thrills and Chills" A series of gothic inspired one-act plays, including a reading of Edgar Allen Poe's "The Raven". Continues through October 27. 7:30 p.m. Black Sheep Theatre, 274 N. Goodman St. $16-$20. 861-4816. blacksheeptheatre.org.

[Theater] Fall Mansion Mysteries Help solve a murder mystery in this live "whodunit" performance at the lavish Sonnenberg Mansion. Continues October 26. 7-9 p.m. Sonnenberg Gardens & Mansion State Historic Park, 151 Charlotte St., Canandaigua. $20-$24. 394-4922. sonnenberg.org.

[Theater] Spirits of the Past Theatrical Tours See Thursday, October 24, listing. 6-9:30 p.m. Genesee Country Village, 1410 Flint Hill Road, Mumford. 294-8218. gcv.org.

[Theater] "The Twilight Zone" Students of School of the Arts perform several theatrical adaptations based on the TV series. Continues through November 3. 7 p.m. Black Box Theatre, School of the Arts, 45 Prince St. $5-$9. 242-7682. sotarochester.org.

Saturday, October 26

[Film] "The Conjuring" Shows at 6:30, 9 & 11 p.m. Hoyt Auditorium, University of Rochester, 500 Wilson Blvd. $2-$3. rochester.edu/calendar.

[Film] "The Raven" Roger Corman's version of Edgar Allen Poe's thriller. 8 p.m. Dryden Theatre, Eastman House 900 East Ave. dryden.eastmanhouse.org.

[Ghost Walk] Landmark Society's Ghost Walk See Friday, October 25, listing. 6:30-9 p.m. landmarksociety.org.

[Ghost Walk] Sprits of Sea Breeze Ghost Walk Walk along Lake Ontario and listening to ghost stories of the Reunion Inn and Rochester's past. 7:30, 9 p.m. 4565 Culver Road, Irondequoit. $5-$10. 542-8687. sites.google.com/site/rochestercandlelightghostwalks.

[Haunted House] Cobblestone Art Center's Haunted House See Friday, October 25, listing. noon-9 p.m. cobblestoneartscenter.com.

[Haunted House] Dark Matter Haunted House See Friday, October 25, listing. 7-10 p.m. hauntedvoid.com.

[Haunted House] Haunted Hayrides of Greater Rochester See Thursday, October 24, listing. 7-10:30 p.m. hauntedhayridesrochester.com.

[Haunted House] Nightmare Manor See Thursday, October 24, listing. 7:30 p.m.-12:30 a.m. nightmaremanor.com.

[Hayride] Verhulst Haunted Hayride See Friday, October 25, listing. 7-10:30 p.m. verhulsthalloweenhayride.com.

[Kids] Monster Stomp Pick up Monster Stomp bag at more than a dozen Park Ave merchants and then go trick-or-treating at participating merchants. Noon-4 p.m. park-avenue.org.

[Kids] Trick or Treat @ RIT Trick or treat around RIT campus. 5-8 p.m. 1 Lomb Memorial Dr. Free. events.rit.edu.

[Party] The Dance Macabre Music by DJs Creath and Discolobos. Costumes mandatory. 11:30 p.m. The Yards, 50-52 Public Market. $5, 21+. attheyards.com.

[Party] Halloween Bash with Me & The Boyz Halloween costume contest, drink specials and music by Me & The Boyz. Free Buffalo Bills tickets will be awarded for winner of best costume. 10 p.m.-1 a.m. Shooter's Sports Bar and Grill, 1226 Fairport Road, Fairport. 385-9777. shootersny.com

[Party] Hollowpalooza Halloween bash with live music by Big Leg Emma and Conehead Buddha. There will also be art on display, draft beer by Three Heads Brewing, and a $100 costume contest. 6 p.m.-2 a.m. Lovin Cup Bistro and Brews, 300 Park Pointe Drive. $16-$18. 292-9940. lovincup.com.

[Party] Hoppy Halloween Party Come in a costume and receive a free sampling card. Winner of the costume contest receives a Beer for a Year Card $150 value card. 6-9 p.m. CB Craft Brewers, 300 Village Square Blvd., Honeoye Falls. cbcraftbrewers.com.

[Party] Huge-ah Halloween Bash Costume contest, prizes, drink specials, plus live music by Bobby Henrie and the Goners. 9:30 p.m. Abilene Bar and Lounge, 153 Liberty Pole Way. $5-$8. 232-3230. abilenebarandlounge.com.

[Party] Marshall Street Halloween Party Halloween party with decorations, costumes, prize giveaways, food specials and $2.50 beers. 8 p.m. Marshall Street Bar and Grill, 81 Marshall St. 325-2191. marshallstreetbarandgrill.com.

[Party] Nashville's Halloween Party Costume contest, drink specials, live music by Double Cross. Second party on 10/31. Nashville's, 4853 W. Henrietta Road. nashvillesny.com.

[Party] One's Halloween Weekend Extravaganza Music by DJs Richie Salvaggio and Kalifornia. 10 p.m.-2 a.m. One Nightclub and Ultra lounge, 1 Ryan Alley. $5 after 11 p.m. 546-1010. oneclublife.com.

[Party] Pelican's Nest Halloween Party Halloween party featuring costumes, over $2000 worth of prize giveaways, free pizza and wings, and music by Skycoasters. 7:30 p.m. Pelican's Nest, 566 River St. 663-5910. facebook.com/PelicansNest.

[Party] Teagan & The Tweeds Adult Halloween Party Live music! 10 p.m. Dinosaur BBQ, 99 Court St. 325-7090. dinosaurbarbque.com.

[Party] Frighty Boolicious Halloween Party Costume parties for individuals and groups, drink specials, drag shows at 11 p.m. and 1 a.m. Tilt, 444 Central Ave. 10 p.m. $5 21+, $15 18-20. Facebook.com/Tiltnightclub.

[Party] Lux Halloween Party Gory games and prizes, killer costume contest, drink specials. Lux Lounge, 666 South Ave. 9 p.m. lux666.com.

[Party] Writers & Books 5th Annual Masquerade H.P. Lovecraft-themed masquerade Halloween party. Food, drinks, costume contest, raffle, games, 3D projections. 8-11 p.m. Writers & Books, 740 University Ave. $10-$12. wab.org.

[Special Event] English Country Dance Masquerade Ball Brontë-themed masquerade and dance. Dance review 4-5 p.m., potluck at 5:15 p.m., dancing 6:30-9 p.m. Costumes and masks are encouraged. First Baptist Church of Rochester, 175 Allens Creek Road. $25. 328-3041. rochestercontra.com.

[Special Event] Halloween Spooktacular Choral and orchestral music, as well as a dramatic adaptation of Edgar Allen Poe's "The Tell-Tale Heart." 7:30 p.m. Wilmot Recital Hall, Nazareth College, 4245 East Ave. Free, food donations accepted. 389-2093. naz.edu.

[Special Event] Halloween Variety Show Snacks, dancing, costumes, all that good Halloween-y type stuff. Hosted by Maurice Fibb and featuring special guests The BLOODY NOES and Payton Marovich. 8-11 p.m. Flying Squirrel Community Space, 285 Clarissa St. $3-$. 678-6870. thesquirrel.org.

[Special Event] Haunted Halloween Trains See Friday, October 25, listing. 5:30 p.m. railroadmuseum.net.

[Special Event] Literature Live: Meet Bunnicula Just in time for Halloween come and meet the vampire bunny Bunnicula at the Museum of Play. 11 a.m.-4 p.m. National Museum of Play, 1 Manhattan Square Drive. Regular museum admission. 263-2700. museumofplay.org.

[Special Event] Mendon Zombie Run An apocalyptic 5k foot race in which you must run for your life from a hoard of virulent zombies. Check in 9 a.m., race at 11 a.m. Mendon Ponds Park, Stewart Lodge, 95 Douglas Road, Honeoye Falls. $20-$55. beastmodeevents.com/ZombieRun.

[Special Event] Murder Mystery at the E.B. Morgan House Stay overnight, dine and play your part in solving an interactive murder mystery. Pretty much a real-life game of Clue. Check in at 3 p.m. $380/couple. 391 Main St., Aurora. 315-364-8888. fingerlakes.org/things-to-do/events.

[Special Event] Psychic Fair Psychic readings for $1/minute (20-minute minimum), door prizes, refreshments, sales and raffles. Noon-5 p.m. Psychic's Thyme, 1460 Lyell Ave. Free admission. 473-4230. psychicsthyme.com.

[Special Event] Pumpkins in the Park 5k & Kids Race Perfect opportunity to show off your Halloween costume while getting some exercise. Race registration at 7:30 a.m., 5K at 9 a.m., kids race a 9:45 a.m. Cobbs Hill Park, off Culver Road. 428-6770. yellowjacketracting.com.

[Special Event] Rochester Parkour Halloween Gorilla Gauntlet Run through a Halloween-themed, ninja warrior-style obstacle course. Costumes are encouraged. 1:30 p.m. Rochester Parkour, 121 Lincoln Ave. $10 to run, free to watch. 204-7537. rochesterparkour.com.

[Special Event] Zoo Boo Come in costume, trick or treat around Seneca Park Zoo, interact with life performers and costumed characters. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Continues October 27. Seneca Park Zoo, 2222 St. Paul St. $8 plus zoo admission. 336-7200. senecaparkzoo.org.

[Theater] "An Evening of Thrills and Chills" See Friday, October 25, listing. 7:30 p.m. blacksheeptheatre.org

[Theater] Fall Mansion Mysteries See Friday, October 25, listing. 7-9 p.m. sonnenberg.org.

[Theater] Spirits of the Past Theatrical Tours See Thursday, October 24, listing. 6-9:30 p.m. gcv.org.

Sunday, October 27

[Film] "The Phantom of the Opera" Screening of the 1925 silent original version accompanied by live organ music. Rochester Theater Organ Society. 2:30 p.m. Auditorium Theatre, 885 E. Main St. $10-$15. 234-2294. rtosonline.com.

[Haunted House] Cobblestone Art Center's Haunted House See Friday, October 25, listing. Noon-5 p.m. cobblestoneartscenter.com.

[Haunted House] Nightmare Manor See Thursday, October 24, listing. 7:30-9:30 p.m. nightmaremanor.com.

[Hayride] Velhurst Haunted Hayride See Friday, October 25, listing. 7-9:30 p.m. verhulsthalloweenhayride.com.

[Kids] Al Sigl Walkabout Indoor costume walk about with treats, face painting, costume contest, and music. Breakfast and registration at 8:30 a.m. walk begins a 9 a.m. Eastview Mall, 7979 Pittsford Victor Road, Victor. alsigl.org.

[Party] Hell's Angels Halloween Party Starts at 1 p.m. Dinosaur BBQ, 99 Court St. $15. 325-7090. dinosaurbarbque.com.

[Special Event] Literature Live: Meet Bunnicula See Saturday, October 26, listing. 1-4 p.m. museumofplay.org.

[Special Event] Psychic Fair See Saturday, October 26, listing. Noon-5 p.m. psychicsthyme.com.

[Special Event] Trick or Treating in the Village Take the little ones for an afternoon of trick or treating in the Genesee Country Village. Additional activities include face painting, scavenger hunt, and Halloween arts and crafts. Noon-4 p.m. 1410 Flint Hill Rd, Mumford. 538-6822. gcv.org.

[Special Event] Zoo Boo See Saturday, October 26, listing. senecaparkzoo.org.

[Theater] "An Evening of Thrills and Chills" See Friday, October 25, listing. 2 p.m. blacksheeptheatre.org.

Monday, October 28

[Haunted House] Cobblestone Art Center's Haunted House See Friday, October 25, listing. 6-9 p.m. cobblestoneartscenter.com.

Tuesday, October 29

[Film] "Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde" The 1920 silent version of the horror classic. 8 p.m. Dryden Theatre, George Eastman House, 900 East Ave. $8. dryden.eastmanhouse.org.

[Haunted House] Cobblestone Art Center's Haunted House See Friday, October 25, listing. 6-9 p.m. cobblestoneartscenter.com.

[Music] Punk Rock Halloween Celebrate Halloween with some punk-rock music. Artists include The Independents, The Results, and No Time To Lose. 8 p.m. Bug Jar, 219 Monroe Ave. $10-$12. 454-2966. bugjar.com.

Wednesday, October 30

[Film] "Frankenstein" & "The Bride of Frankenstein" Double-feature of two classic horror movies plus live girls, beer, wine, costume contests and a raffle. 8 p.m., 9:30 p.m. Cinema Theater, 957 S. Clinton Ave. $10. 271-1785. cinemarochester.com

[Haunted House] Cobblestone Art Center's Haunted House See Friday, October 25, listing. 6-9 p.m. cobblestoneartscenter.com.

[Party] Fall for Chocolate Adult Halloween Party Halloween party with chocolate sampling and wine tasting. Costumes encouraged. 6-9 p.m. Affaire De Chocolat, 1769 Penfield Road, Penfield. 387-9111. affairedechocolat.com.‎

[Special Event] "Twilight Zone" Comes to Rochester Anne Serling, daughter of "Twilight Zone" creator Rod Serling, gives a talk about her father, his influence, his show, and her new book. Book signing to follow the talk. Noon at Penfield Public Library; 7 p.m. at Pittsford Barnes & Noble. Free. 264-1497. peterlovenheim.com.

Thursday, October 31

[Film] "The House of Usher" Roger Corman's version of Edgar Allen Poe's thriller. 8 p.m. Dryden Theatre, Eastman House 900 East Ave. dryden.eastmanhouse.org.

[Film] "The Shining" 10 p.m. Ingle Auditorium, RIT campus, 1 Lomb Memorial Drive. events.rit.edu

[Haunted House] Nightmare Manor See Thursday, October 24, listing. 7:30-10:30 p.m. nightmaremanor.com.

[Kids] Toddler Trick or Treat Bring the little ones for some indoor trick accompanied by live storybook characters. 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Museum of Play, 1 Manhattan Square Drive. Included in museum admission. 263-2700. museumofplay.org.

[Music] Rhythm Dogs Halloween Celebrate Halloween with Rhythm Dogs' funky soul and blues fusion music. 9 p.m. Dinosaur BBQ, 99 Court St. 325-7090. dinosaurbarbque.com.

[Party] Halloween Par-tay! Costume contest, prizes, drink specials, and music by bluegrass/folk powerhouse Hey Mavis. 8:30 p.m. Abilene Bar and Lounge, 153 Liberty Pole Way. $5-$8. 232-3230. abilenebarandlounge.com.

[Party] Halloween Party @ Tapas Costume contest, drinks and live music by DJ Flex. 9 p.m. Tapas 177 Lounge, 177 St. Paul St. 262-2090. tapas177.com.

[Party] Halloween Party with Sons of Synergy Halloween party with giveaways, drink specials, and music by acoustic duo Sons of Synergy. 8-11 p.m. Shooter's Sports Bar and Grill, 1226 Fairport Road, Fairport. 385-9777. shootersny.com.

[Party] Mex's Halloween Costume Party Halloween costume contest, 2-for-1 appetizers, drink specials. 4:30 p.m.-2 a.m. Mex, 295 Alexander St. 262-3060. mexrestaurant.com.

[Party] Nashville's Halloween Party x2 Costume contests for sexiest, "most redneck," scariest, most unique; drink specials; 18+. Nashville's, 4853 W. Henrietta Road. nashvillesny.com.

[Party] One's Halloween Party Halloween Party featuring costume contest and drink specials. Music by DJs Napalm and Steve Lo. 10 p.m.-2 a.m. One Nightclub and Ultra lounge, 1 Ryan Alley. $5 after 11 p.m. 546-1010. oneclublife.com.

[Party] Roots Collider Sexy Robot Halloween Costume Party Robot Halloween costumes strongly encouraged. 10 p.m.-2 a.m. Dub Land Underground, 315 Alexander St. $7 at door. $10+ for under 21. 232-7550. facebook.com/dublandunderground.

[Party] 98PXY Annual Erotic Exotic Ball Costume contests for best erotic and best exotic, drink specials, drag shows. Tilt, 444 Central Ave. 10 p.m. $5 21+, $15 18-20. Facebook.com/Tiltnightclub.

[Special Event] River Campus Libraries Scare Fair Halloween treats, decorations, costume contest, and tours of Rush Rhees Library Tower. 1:30-4:30 p.m. Rush Rhees Library, University of Rochester, 500 Wilson Blvd. Free. 275-5804. rochester.edu/calendar.

Friday, November 1

[Haunted House] Nightmare Manor See Thursday, October 24, listing. 7:30-11 p.m. nightmaremanor.com.

[Music] Trash Wave Halloween Bash Halloween-themed concert featuring local punk rock group the UV Rays. 8 p.m. Bug Jar, 219 Monroe Ave. $6-$8. 454-2966. bugjar.com.

[Special Event] Rocky Horror Halloween Film screening of the cult classic, goodie bags, costumes. Continues November 2. 8:30 p.m. RIT Campus, 1 Lomb Memorial Drive. $5. events.rit.edu.

Saturday, November 2

[Haunted House] Nightmare Manor See Thursday, October 24, listing. 7:30-11 p.m. nightmaremanor.com.

[Party] Mex's Dia de los Muertes Party Costume contest and drink specials including $20 margarita pitchers. 4:30 p.m.-2 a.m. Mex, 295 Alexander St. 262-3060. mexrestaurant.com.

[Special Event] Rocky Horror Halloween See Friday, November 1, listing. 8:30 p.m. events.rit.edu.

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