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Scare up some Halloween excitement, or find a fun fall festival

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Halloween is still a little more than a week away, but here is a list of all the Halloween and fall festival events we could scare up.

Enjoy!

Ongoing

Pumpkin Patch

at Church of the Redeemer Episcopal Church, 1904 Popp’s Ferry Road, Biloxi.

9 a.m.-7 p.m. Mon.-Sat.; noon-7 p.m. Sunday

Golden Eagle Pumpkin Patch

on the South Lawn of the University of Southern Mississippi’s Gulf Park campus, Long Beach, with free photo area amd craft area. Swan gourds, winged gourds and pumpkins of all sizes.

10 a.m.-7 p.m. daily through Oct. 31

Corn Maze & Pumpkins

at Southern Promiseland Farm, 1212 Raygan Lane, Kiln. 10-acre corn maze, hayrides, farm animals, pumpkin patch. Cash only: $8 ages 12 and up; $7 ages 3-11. 228-255-4866

Fridays 6-9 p.m., Saturdays 11 a.m.-9 p.m. Three Sundays: Oct. 15, 22 and 29, 1-4 p.m.

Pumpkin Patch Critter Farm & BBQ

at Farmer Brown’s Southern Farm, 19162 Borzik Road, Saucier. Barnyard animal feeding, hay rides, hay mountain, face painting. Horseshoes games. $10. 228-364-2534

10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays through Oct. 29

Sunday and Tuesday

Old Biloxi Cemetery Tour

at the cemetery on U.S. 90. It’s from 2-4 p.m. on Sunday and repeats from 5-7 p.m. on Thursday. Arrive anytime and take a self-guided tour of the nine stops and re-enactments with 16 characters. This year’s theme is “Greetings from Biloxi” and features those who made great contributions to the Coast tourism industry. Parking at the adjacent Elks Lodge.

Monday, Oct. 23

Halloween Safety Program

Bay St. Louis-Hancock County Library, 312 U.S. 90, Bay St. Louis. Bring the kids dressed in their costumes to learn all about Halloween safety. Halloween storytelling, crafts, refreshments and a visit from a local policeman about safety tips. 228-467-5282. www.hancocklibraries.info

6 p.m.-7 p.m.

Tuesday, Oct. 24

Halloween Safety Program

Kiln Public Library, 17065 Hwy. 603, Kiln. Bring the kids dressed in their costumes to learn all about Halloween safety. Halloween storytelling, crafts, refreshments, and a visit from a local policeman about safety tips. 228-255-1724. www.hancocklibraries.info

6 p.m.-7 p.m.

Thursday, Oct. 26

Pumpkin Palooza

Downtown Biloxi Community Market Festival with vendors, entertainment featuring “Amber Dawn” and hourly giveaways. Grilled hot dogs and hamburgers. Under I-110 at the corner of Howard and Hopkins, Biloxi. 228-435-6339 or kmiller@biloxi.ms.us

9 a.m.-1 p.m.

Krebs Cemetery Tour

Mississippi Bicentennial is the theme of the 11th annual cemetery tour in Pascagoula that will celebrate the city’s founding families. The LaPointe-Krebs House Museum also will be be open for tours. Both at 4602 Fort St., Pascagoula. Free admission. 228-769-3078

4:30-7:30 p.m.

O’Horror-ble Game Night

Pascagoula Public Library, 3214 Pascagoula St., Pascagoula. Free. Adults are invited to dress in costume. The evening begins with a five-part challenge: starting off with Finish That Horror Story, guests will complete a short story, followed by Name That Monster, Guess What’s Gross and Horror Pictionary. Other events will include picking the winner of the costume contest. Refreshments will be provided. Ages 16 and older. Details: 228-769-3225. 228-769-3060. www.jgrls.org

5:30 p.m.

Pearlington Trunk or Treat

Pearlington Public Library, 6096 First Ave., Pearlington. Bring the kids dressed in their Halloween costumes for the Pearlington Public Library’s Halloween Trunk or Treat. Refreshments. 228-533-0755. www.hancocklibraries.info

6 p.m.-8 p.m.

2nd Annual Odd Ball

Almost Circle Gallery, 128 Rue Magnolia, Biloxi. $12-$29. Interactive art experience and out of the ordinary art bash. Interactive art, food, refreshments, music, costume contest. www.almostcircle.com

7 p.m.-10 p.m.

2nd Annual Odd Ball

Almost Circle Gallery, 128 Rue Magnolia, Biloxi. $12-$29. Interactive art experience and out of the ordinary art bash. Interactive art, food, refreshments, music, costume contest. www.almostcircle.com

7 p.m.-10 p.m.

Oct. 26-28

Haunted Brewery Tours

at Lazy Magnolia Brewery, Kiln. Family friendly, come dressed in costume. Live music all three nights with Kerbside on Oct. 26 and Johnny No on Oct. 27, both from 4-8 p.m. Shark Attack on Oct. 28 from 2-6 p.m. 7030 Roscoe Turner Road, Kiln.

Tours 4, 5 and 6 p.m. on Thursday and Friday; 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday.

Thursday, Oct. 27

Halloween Open House

at Vancleave Library on Mississippi 57. Come in costume and enjoy games, crafts, face painting, scary stories and treats. Take a Storywalk through the scary library forest and at 5:30 p.m., “Spooktacular Tales”will be presented by the JGRLS Youth Services staff.

2-6 p.m.

YMCA Fall Festival

with activities for families at MS Gulf Coast YMCA, 1810 Government St., Ocean Springs. Free admission.

5-7 p.m.

Hocus Pocus Girls Night Out

at Mary C. O’Keefe Cultural Center, 1600 Government St., Ocean Springs. Join Chef Cheri Hiers for a menu of Binx’s Olive Tapenade on fresh bread, Sanderson Sisters’ Brat Sausage, circle of salt crushed potatoes, purple cauldron cabbage, Billy Butcherson’s eyeballs and zombie finger cookies. details: $45 for members; $55 nonmembers. Details: 228-818-2878

6-8 p.m.

Rocky Horror Picture Show

at Hard Rock Live, Hard Rock Casino Biloxi. Free admission.. Costumes are welcome, but no mask of full face paint.

8 p.m.

Oct. 28

WAMA JAMA Block Party

at Walter Anderson Museum of Art, 510 Washington Ave., Ocean Springs. Family event with live music, pig smoking by The Shed BBQ and Blues Joint, performance by Bay Ratz Marching Battery, bounce house, face painting, block printing, haunted lawn. 228-872-3164.

4-8 p.m.

Boo Bash

Free event at Gulfport Sportsplex. Games, train rides, handouts, face painting, refreshments.

4-8 p.m.

Haunted Hayride

at Flint Creek Water Park, Wiggins.

Begins at 6:30 p.m.

Speakeasy Experience

Authentic speakeasy from the 1920s is recreated at 13th Street Jazz Bistro, 2610 13th St., Gulfport. Live swing band, light snacks, cocktails. $5 admission. 228-313-9883

8 p.m.

Fall Festival

at Mount Pleasant United Methodist Church in Gulfport. Cakewalk, games, jumping and sliding, food and music.

10 a.m.-2 p.m.

Halloween is Coming

DJ Kristian Nair aka Hodor from Game of Thrones, presents the show that will be a progressive DJ set in an immersive Game of Thrones atmosphere. Tickets available at Ticketmaster.com. VIP tickets available only at Hard Rock Box Office. Show ticket and get in free at Boogie Nights before and after the show.

Doors open at 10:30 p.m.

Fall Festival with Haunted House

at the George County Fairgrounds in Lucedale. The George County High School Band hosts the fall festival with The Pride’s Haunted House. The Pride’s Haunted House costs $5; no charge to enter the venue.

5 p.m.-10 p.m.

Oct. 28-31

at Harrison County Fairgrounds, 15321 County Farm Road, Gulfport. Haunted House Saturday-Tuesday. Halloween Movie in the Park Sunday-Tuesday. Haunted Trail Ride Monday-Tuesday. Trunk or Treat Halloween night.

6 p.m. each night

Sunday Oct. 29

Trunk or Treat

at Coast Life Church, Knight Nonprofit Center, 11975 Seaway Road, Gulfport. Games, photo booth, cakewalk, refreshments. No scary costumes please. Children must be accompanied by an adult or guardian.

3:30-5:30 p.m.

Halloween Fun Festival

at Lynn Meadows Discovery Center in Gulfport. Come dressed in your favorite Halloween costume. Enjoy trick or treating, play games, get your face painted and more. Free with admission to LMDC.

1-4 p.m.

Trunk-or-Treat & Fall Fest

at Crosspoint Church, 15046 North Swan Road, Gulfport. Free event with 20 decorated Trunk or Treat vehicles, a photo booth, hayride, bake walk, inflatable obstacle course, kids’ games and face painting. Hot dogs, chili, popcorn, cotton candy, cakes and cookies, plus entertainment by Malachai, Opportunity Worship and Crosspoint Worship bands and individual performances.

4-6:30 p.m.

Trunk or Treat

Church of the Redeemer Episcopal Church, 1904 Popp’s Ferry Road, Biloxi.

6 p.m.

Oct. 29-31

Haunted House Fundraiser

at Perkinston Campus of Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College. Haunted House is at George Sekul Field House. The campus will also host the annual MGCCC Zombie Run 5K Chase Race on Oct. 30, with proceeds going to Ronald McDonald House Charities and National Residence Hall Honorary. Details: mgccc.edu/zombierun or the MGCCCZombieRun Facebook page.

8-11:30 p.m. nightly

Monday Oct. 30

Fall Festival & Haunted House

at Jefferson Davis Campus of Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College in Gulfport. The event is free and open to the public and includes Trunk-or-Treat from 5-7 p.m., hayride, outdoor movie, face painting. The haunted house is $3, or free with an MGCCC ID. Details: rachelle.vecchio@mgccc.edu.

5-8 p.m.

Fall Festival & Trunk-or-Treat

Free event at Jackson County Campus of Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College in Gautier, with children’s games and activities, a children’s costume contest, arts and face painting. Details: 228-497-7680 or brandi.martino@mgccc.edu.

6-8 p.m.

Oct. 30 and 31

Fall Festival with Haunted House

at the George County Fairgrounds in Lucedale. The George County High School Band hosts the fall festival with The Pride’s Haunted House. The Pride’s Haunted House costs $5; no charge to enter the venue.

5 p.m.-9 p.m.

Oct. 31

Trick or Treat on Coleman

Waveland’s annual Halloween Bash on Coleman Avenue with tricks, treats, face painting, games and other surprises. Residents and businesses set up on Coleman Avenue and hand out candy. Details: Waveland City Hall at 228-467-4134.

5:30-7:30 p.m.

Cedar Rest Cemetery Tour

Free event presented by Hancock County Historical Society at the cemetery, 200 South Second St., Bay St. Louis. Refreshments following tour at Kate Lobrando House, 108 Cue St.

5:30-8:30 p.m.

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