Many Halloween celebrations and alternative celebrations began this week. The weekend offers even more. So if you are looking for a scary good time, visit one of these spooktacular events.
1. Haunted fields
For those that may be interested in being scared for a good cause, the Frightmare Farm is willing to take your money. The Frightmare Farm in Pottsboro will be held from 7 p.m. to midnight all October weekends. A portion of the proceeds goes to the Hurricane Harvey victims. The fright farm is located at 1134 Flowing Wells Rd., Pottsboro. Admission is $15
2. Ghosts of our past
For those who cannot get enough of learning about the 12 oldest buildings in Grayson County, Frontier Village and Museum at Loy Lake Park will be telling the ghostly history behind the buildings this weekend. Ghost tours will be offered from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Saturday at 100 Rc Vaughan Drive, Denison. Admission is $5 for ages 12 years old and up.
3. Spook city
The city of Howe will be giving away a lot of candy on Saturday evening. The city’s annual Howe-lloween will be from 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. at 101 E. Haning, Howe. There will be booth from local organizations and companies. There will be vendors, food, games, photos, and prizes. The event is free.
4. Thrills and chills
Halloween late skate admission is $12 and with Sherman Skateland’s evening amenities, they believe that the night will be a spooktacular time. From 7:30 p.m. until 11 p.m., there will be a costume contest where skateland will be awarding best costume, funniest costume, most original costume, and scariest costume. There will be a frightfully good deal in the snack bar and special Halloween treat on sale while supplies last. This will be a blacklight skate. Sherman Skateland is located at 3100 Versaille Drive, Sherman.
5. Monster movie madness
Take in a free Halloween movie with Movies on Main in Denison. Hocus Pocus will be showing at 8 p.m. Saturday at Heritage Park, 320 W. Main St., Denison. Grab a lawn chair or blanket and enjoy this Halloween classic under the stars on the big screen. The movie will begin at dusk with fun activities at Heritage Park before the movie begins. Concessions will be available.
For a list of other Halloween celebrations in Texoma, see The Weekend in the Saturday’s edition. For more information on area events or to post yours, visit http://heralddemocrat.eviesays.com.