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Halloween Happenings


1. Dark Arts of Michigan Halloween Soiree Dark Arts of Michigan returns for another ghoulish ball, featuring burlesque, live music and a host of vendors.

Saturday, Oct. 6, 8 p.m., The Avenue Café, 2021 E. Michigan Ave., Lansing (517) 492- 7403, www.avenuecafelansing.com

2. Halloween Makeup Workshop Learn how to do fun or scary makeup for Halloween! Preregistration is required. Ages 7 and up. Saturday, Oct. 6, 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Tickets start at $10, 1120 N. Pennsylvania Ave., Lansing (517) 599-0737, www.thedowneastertheatre.com

3. Downtown Lansing Zombie Walk Put on your best zombie gear and invade the streets of Lansing. Food donations will be accepted in support of the Greater Lansing Food Bank. Saturday, Oct. 13, 12 to 5 p.m., Lansing Center, 333 E. Michigan Ave., Lansing www.lansing.org/event/downtown-lansing-zombiewalk/18288

4. Halloween Bar Crawl Get ready for a night of spooky dancing and a brewing of drinks. Tickets are required. Saturday, Oct. 13, 1 p.m. to 9 p.m., Stadium District, Lansing www.elite-barcrawls.com

5. Replay Movie Night: “A Nightmare on Elm Street” and “Halloween” Movie geeks are invited to watch two horror movie classics back-to-back. Monday, Oct. 29, 8 p.m. Free. 414 E Michigan Ave, Lansing (517) 999-3046, www.replaylansing.com

6. Dracula’s Wedding at The Fledge A new play tells the tale of a female Dracula ressurecting her long lost lover. It’s presented as an evil soiree complete with a buffet. The event also includes “The Ruby Reception” a bloody dance in which the audience can participate. Saturday, Oct. 27, 9 p.m. Tickets start at $25. The Fledge, 1300 Eureka St. Lansing (517) 230-7679, www.facebook.com/thefledge

7. How to Halloween Join in on the festivities to learn how to do Halloween make-up and make your own props. Saturday & Sunday, Oct. 13-14, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., $8 tickets, 333 E. Michigan Ave., Lansing www.how-tohalloween.com

8. Boo at the Zoo Kids costumes highly encouraged. There will be cider and donuts, hayrides and a straw maze just to name a few of the spook-tacular activities. Oct. 14, 20, 21, 27 and 28, noon to 5 p.m., tickets starting at $4, 1301 S Pennsylvania Ave, Lansing Charter Township.

9. Halloween at Eastwood Towne Center Trick-or-Treat at Eastwood’s stores and restaurants. There will be food, games, face paintings and more. This is a free event. Wednesday, Oct. 24, 4 to 6 p.m., 3003 Preyde Blvd., Eastwood Towne Center, Lansing (517) 316-9209, www.shopeastwoodtownecenter.com

10. Day of the Dead Night Tour Tour the tombs and gravestones of Lansing’s former residents at Mt. Hope Cemetery. Friday, Oct. 26, 6 to 8 p.m., Fenner Nature Center, 2020 E. Mt. Hope Ave. (517) 483-4224, www.mynaturecenter.org

11. Halloween Comedy Murder Mystery The Michigan Princess is serving up laughs, clues and food in its latest murder whodunit. Friday, Oct. 26, 6:30 to 10:30 p.m., $65, 3004 W. Main Grand River Park, Lansing (517) 627-2154, www.michiganprincess.com

12. Halloween Show at Mac’s Bar Blank Mirror, Paper Lanterns, Bluffing the Ghosts and Fit the Bill will perform at this third annual Halloween-themed bash. Sunday, Oct. 28, 8 p.m., $10, Mac’s Bar, 2700 E. Michigan Ave., Lansing (517) 484-6795, www.macsbar.com

13. Trunk or Treat Halloween Dance Party for 3 to 5 year olds, from 4 to 4:30 p.m. The Hip Hop Dance Party for ages 6kknd will be from 5 to 5:30 p.m. There will be candy and prizes as well. Sunday, Oct. 28, 3 to 6 p.m., Free, 8741 W. Saginaw Hwy, Lansing (517) 925-8671, www.inmotiondc.com

14. Trick or Treat on the Square Trick-or-treaters are invited to takeover Downtown Lansing. Monday, Oct. 29, 5 to 7:30 p.m., 401 S. Washington Sq., Ste. 101, Downtown Lansing (517) 487-3322 www.trickortreatonthesquare.org

15. Boo Fest Chili cook-off, Trunk-or-Treat, games and raffles. Monday, Oct. 29, 4 to 7 p.m., 16260 Park Lake Road, East Lansing (517) 339-2322, www.vistaspringsliving.com/vista-springstimber-ridge

16. Great Pumpkin Walk Treats are being handed out by 50 downtown merchants. Parents are encouraged to bring their children in full costume for free treats. Tuesday, Oct. 30, 5 p.m. to 7 p.m., Downtown East Lansing (517) 337-1731, www.cityofeastlansing.com

17. ArachnoBROADia! Frightening fun for all ages at the museum. Ghoulish games, Halloween crafts and scary snacks will be available. MSU’s Bug House will also be in attendance to educate visitors about unique creatures. Tuesday, Oct. 30, 5 to 8 p.m., Eli and Edythe Broad Art Museum (517) 884-4800, www.broadmuseum.msu.ed

18. Safe Halloween MSU Greek community will provide a safe environment for children to trick-or-treat at various Greek houses. Children will also have the opportunity to enjoy games and interact with college students. Tuesday, Oct. 30, 5 to 7 p.m., M.A.C. Avenue between Burcham Drive and Elizabeth Street www.greeklife.msu.edu

19. Apparitions and Archaeology: A Haunted Campus Tour See MSU’s haunted archaeological sites on the northern side of campus. Tuesday, Oct. 30, 7 to 8 p.m., Beaumont Tower, 375 W. Circle Dr., East Lansing (517) 432-3890 www.campusarch.msu.edu

20. MSU CHAARG: Halloween Zumba Be sure to wear your costumes for a spooky night of fitness. Wednesday, Oct. 31, 7 to 10 p.m., Free, 223 Kalamazoo St., East Lansing www.chaarg.com/michigan-state-university


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