New boos for you to do
by Deirdre Long
Entertainment Editor
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Joe McCary reads an Edgar Allan Poe story for Jacksonville State University’s ‘Tales of Poe’ performance. Photo: Bill Wilson/The Anniston Star
Joe McCary reads an Edgar Allan Poe story for Jacksonville State University’s ‘Tales of Poe’ performance. Photo: Bill Wilson/The Anniston Star
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This year Calhoun County is offering several new options when it comes to Halloween activities. Ranging from kid-friendly trick-or-treats to adult-only pub crawls, you’re sure to find something to suit you.

Dracula

What: Jacksonville High School production of John Mattera’s rendition of the classic vampire tale. Not recommended for small children.

When: Oct. 30 at 7 p.m.

Where: JSU amphitheater, corner of Highway 21 and 11th Street, Jacksonville

How much: $6

Contact: 256-435-7710

Tales of Edgar Allan Poe

What: Jacksonville State University faculty and alumni dressed in period costumes will read tales from Edgar Allan Poe. Blankets or stadium seats recommended. Proceeds go to Alpha Psi Omega for a scholarship fund.

When: Tonight at 7

Where: JSU amphitheater, corner of Highway 21 and 11th Street, Jacksonville

How much: $2 for adults, $1 for children. Tickets available at the gate. No credit cards accepted.

Contact: 256-782-5648

Zombie Walk and Pub Crawl

What: Participants will walk through downtown Anniston, stopping in at the local bars before returning to Anthony’s for the Mr. and Mrs. Zombie Walk costume contest.

When: Oct. 30 from 8-11 p.m.

Where: Anthony’s Brick Oven Pizza, 911 Noble St., Anniston

How much: Free to attend, drink prices and cover charge apply where necessary

Contact: 256-237-3933

Cannibal! The Musical

What: Musical tale of Alferd Packer, a gold prospector in the 1880s accused of eating his fellow miners. Written by Trey Parker. Directed by Brooke Hunter.

When: Tonight at 8, 2:30 and 8 p.m. Saturday

Where: JSU/McClellan Theater, 100 Gamecock Drive, Anniston

How much: $10

Contact: 256-525-9996

Full Moon Farm Corn Maze

What: Five acres of twists and turns through a haunted corn field.

When: A portion of the maze will be turned into a trick-or-treating area for children from 5-7 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. The haunted maze opens at 8 p.m.

Where: Full Moon Farm, from Oxford take Highway 78 East, pass Sunny King Honda and Dandy RV. Take left just before upcoming gas station, onto National Drive. Take the first right onto Jones Road. Full Moon Farm is located on the left.

How much: $10 for ages 6 and older, $8 for ages 3-5, children under 2 are free. Haunted maze package is $13.

Contact: 256-343-8279

The Terrortorium featuring the Haunted Castle Dark Ride

What: Haunted house and amusement park ride

When: Nightly through Halloween, 7-12 p.m.

Where: 25 W. Choccolocco St., Oxford

How much: $7 for Haunted Castle Dark Ride, $13 for Terrortorium or $17 for a combo admission

Contact: www.theterrortorium.com

Mall Massacre

What: The former Lincoln Trail of Terror has relocated to a 17,000 square foot building inside Quintard Mall in the old Martin’s location. The haunted house will be open for a children’s trick-or-treat Oct. 30, when all the lights will be on and the characters will not have makeup.

When: Nightly through Halloween, 6 p.m.-midnight.

How much: $10 for haunted house, $17 for speed pass that takes you to the front of the line, $2 for children’s trick-or-treat (one parent gets in free with child for trick-or-treat)

Contact: geoff@lincolnstrailofterror.com
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