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POST-GAZETTE, OCTOBER 26, 2012 Page 11 NOW PLAYING UPTOWN & DOWNTOWN THE 27n ANNUAL CHIIDREN'S HALLOWEEN C()STUME PARADE will take place on Wednesday, October 31 at the Bunker Hill Monument. This is a do-not-miss event. For further details see description. (Photo by Rosario Scabin, Ross Photography) HALLOWEEN WITCH'S WOODS 79 Powers Road, Westford, MA 01886 (978) 692-3033 www.WitchsWoods.com Witch's Woods Haunted Hayride and Halloween Screampark is only minutes from Boston in Wesfford, MA. Our haunted hayride is about 20 min- utes long and is a fright filled adven- ture for ages six and up. You can't run from the zombies during the hay- ride, you'll only escape if your tractor driver can outdrive them. Hold on and brace yourself for attacks from the witch, zombies, ghouls, ghosts and maybe even something else that has no name. If you are looking for the longest ' haunted hayride" in--New England and the only l{Ittl I- ride in achusetts, look no fur- ther thah:Witch's Woods. General admission also includes access to three haunted houses. Nightmare Mansion is our featured haunted house, with screams around every corner. Castle Morbid is a dark dun- geon that will change the way you think about haunted houses. Anyone can get in, but getting out of Castle Morbid requires nerves of steel. Our 3D Keeper's Crypt is a terrifying walk into the next dimension of horror! This haunted house has gremlins and scary furry things lurking in every area. With 3D images popping out of the walls, you'll have a hard time distinguishing what's real until you feel the cold breath on your neck! It's beyond a haunted house, in 3DI In addition to our haunted hayride and haunted houses, we also have two self-guided attractions. The Jack O' Lantern Jamboree is a collection of professionally carved pumpkins in a brightly lit display. Horrorwood Chamber of Chills features vignettes from horror films, decorated with scenery and characters from your favcIHte classic Halloween films. D6i=II lt your guard down yet. some of  characters might come to life while you watch, and they've become very hungry trapped in their glass Jail cells. Will you enter the woods? Will you face the unknown with courage, cover your face in fear, or scream uncontrollably? ITALIAN EVENTS & PROGRAMS ITALIAN RADIO PROGRAMS "The Sicilian Corner" I0:00 am to 12 Noon every Friday with hosts Tom Zappala and Mike Lomazzo and "The Italian Show" with Nunzio DiMarca every Sunday from i0:00 am-l:00 pm. Go to www.1110wccmarrrcom "Italia Oggi" Sundays I:00 pm to 2:00 pm with host Andrea Urdi 1460 AM www. 1460WXBR.com. "Dolce Vita Radio" DJ Rocco Mesiti 11:00 am-l:00 pm Sundays 90.7 FM or online www.djrocco.com. "The Nick Franciosa Show" Sun-days from 12 Noon to 3:00 pm on WLYN 1360 AM and WAZN 1470 AM. "Guido Oliva Italian Hour" 8:00 am-9:00 am Sundays on WSRO 650 AM and online at www.wsro.com. "Radio Italia Unita"- Thursdays 2:00 pm-3:00 pm on www.zumix.org/ radio or Runes, college radio click on Zumix. For more information, log onto www.italiaunita.org. "Tony's Place" on MusicAmerica WPLM FM 99.1 - Sundays 9:00 pm- i0:00 pm on MusicAmerica. Host Ron Della Chlesa presents Tony's Place. Visit www.MusicNotNoise.com. GUIDE TO ANNUAL HALLOWEEN ACTMTIES IN SALEM, MA www.HauntedHappenings.org 3-D Haunted House at Salem's 13 Ghosts 131 Essex Street 978-744-0013 Salems 13ghosts.corn High-tech 3-D glasses bring the walls and floors awash in 3-D artwork to life. Frightfully fun! Buy a combo ticket with our ghost tour and save! Count Orlok's Nightmare Gallery 285 Derby Street 978-740-0500 NightmareGallery.com Salem's highly acclaimed cinematic monster museum is VERY CREEPY (and family friendly) by day then be- comes HAUNTED by Hollywood's fa- vorite movie monsters in the after- noons on weekends. Combination tickets available! Eerie Evenings at the Witch House The Witch House 310 Essex Street, Salem 978-744-8815 WitchHouse.info Eerie Evenings-Tales at  the Witch House, 17th century mdsion of a Witch TrialS]adge. :FeatItldg all new ghostly stories performed by beauti- fully costumed actors in a darkened, authentic setting. The Haunted Neighborhood at the Salem Wax Museum 288 Derby Street, Salem 978.740.2929 SalemWaxMuseum.com Salem's #i rated haunted attrac- tionl Savor famous Maine apple buns, kettle corn. and other treats. Open daily. Extended weekend hours. Sa- lem Wax Museum of Witches & Sea- farers - Salem's Original Wax Mu- seum. Come face to face with notable figures of 1692 depicted by life-like London made wax figures. Salem Witch Village - A mystical journey led by practicing witches sepa- rating the myths and reality of witch- craft in the ancient and modern world. The Haunted Witch Village - Salem's largest Haunted House. Af- ter the Witches leave the Village the darker side of our maze comes alive; ghouls and goblins come out to scare all who darel Frankenstein's Laboratory - Salem's #1 Ranked Haunted House - inspired by the classic period o[ liter- ary horror. Step into' the dungeon and enter the notorious chambers of Dr. Frankenstein. The Candlelit Ghostly Tour - A walking tour through the streets of Historic Salem's most haunted houses. Learn the history and horror of the Witch City. Within the Witching Hour - A live spell-casting presentation by a prac- ticing witch who will take you through all the steps of creating a magical circle for you to join in and release your own spell. The House of the Seven Gables 115 Derby Street, Salem 978-744-0991 www.TGables.org Discover a house made famous by fiction. Admission includes guided tours, Hawthorne's birthplace, gar- dens and museum store. Continuous tours daily 9:30am - 7:00pm. Legacy of the Hanging Judge The House of the Seven Gables 115 Derby Street, Salem 978-744-0991 www.TGables.org Named one of the 2005 Top 100 Group Events by the American Bus Associationl In 1692 the Salem Witch Trials wrought havoc on a small New England Community. Relive these events -- in their own words! This show takes place in the Nathaniel Hawthorne House, where you will be interrogated by magistrate, John Hathorne, Hawthorne's great-great grandfather, who is infamous for his role in the condemnation and deaths of so many people; From there, en- counter the tormented, the accused and their accusers in this interactive theatrical experience. Beware, you may find yourself being accused of =writing in the devil's booM" Reserva- tions highly recommended. Salem Witch Museum 191/2 Washington Square North, Salem, MA 978-744-1692 www.SalemWitehMuseum.com The Salem Witch Museum pre- sents one of the most tragic and en- during events in American history ,.. The Witch Hysteria of 1692. Interest in what happened 300 years ago re- mains high and in fact keeps growing. Our exhibit: Witches: Evolving Percep- t/ons traces the myths of this mysteri- ous religion. From midwives and heal- ers to witch hunts and Wiccans ... do you believe in witches? Don't answer until you see Salem's most visited museum. L Spirits of the Gables The House of the Seven Gables 115 Derby Street, Salem, MA 978-744-0991 www.TGables.org Guiltl Greedl Revenge! Enter the world of Nathaniel Hawthorne's bur- dened characters from his classic The House of the Seven Gables, as they haunt the hallways of their eerie mansion. Witness two families en- tangled in a curse as Matthew Maule condemns Colonel Pyncheon with the very words destined to become his fate and follow his family for nearly 150 years; "God will give you blood to drinkF' Travel through this house at your own risk, for as long as there is a Pyncheon descendant inside, only darkness and death will fill its walls. Reservations highly recommended. The Witches Cottage 978-825-0222 www.WitchesCottageSalem.com Salem's only LIVE 4D witchcraft and ghost experience. Five star rating on Tripadvisor.com. Explore the world of the Salem witchcraft hysteria, ghosts, and the supernatural with startling special effects and creatures that make their way INTO the audience, scaring you right up close! This su- pernatural show is a must see for any visitor. Witch Dungeon Museum 16 Lynde Street, Salem 978-741-3570 www.WitchDungeon, corn An award winning live re-enact- ment of a 1692 witch trial -- plus a guided tour through the dungeon. Witch History Museum 197-201 Essex Street, Salem, MA 978-741-7770 www.WitchHistoryMuseum.com The untold stories of 1692 are told through a live presentation and a guided tour featuring life size scenes. Witch House 310 1/2 Essex Street, Salem, MA 978-477-8815 www.WitchHouse.info 17th century home of Witchcraft Trials Judge Jonathan Corwin. Salem's only remaining structure with direct ties to the tragic events of 1692. Explore architecture, furnishings and lifestyle of the the Corwin family. Also trial history, strange remedies and superstition in early colonial Salem. PETCO Bunker Hill Mall 5 Austin St., Charlestown, MA, 617-242-2093 HOWL-O-WEEN DOG COSTUME CONTEST -- Saturday, October 27, I:00 pm-4:00 pm. Bring your pet in their Howl-o-ween costume and enter to win a gift basket of goodies. All participants receive a FREE 4x6 photo of their pet and a bag of treats!!I Winner is chosen by a panel of Store Associates. IMPROVBOSTON 40 Prospect Street, Cambridge, MA 617-576-1253 www.ImprovBoston.com GOREFEST X: 28 DAYS LATTE -- Now through October 3 I. No show scheduled for Monday. October 29 -- ImprovBoston's 10th Annual Hallow- een Horrorshow is a brand new musi- cal comedy from writer/lyricist Don Schuerman and composer Steve Gilbane. The Zombie Apocalypse is upon us and a bunch of hipsters and two senior citizens are trapped inside a coffee place as they fight back the rampaging hordes. The show is drip- ping with tasteless dialog, juvenile humor and memorable music. Like every GoreFest, this year's show fea- tures copious amounts of fake blood, gore and other bodily fluids, not all of which ends up on the actors. THE ESTATE One Boylston Place, Boston www.TheEstateBoston.com SINNERS & SAINTS HALLOW- EEN BASH -- Saturday, October 27, 8:30 pm -- The Estate is hosting a ghoulish cocktail reception, featuring complimentary light hors d'oeuvres for the first hour, a costume contest with more than $1,000 in prizes, compli- mentary body painting, a DJ, dancing and more. BUNKER HILL MONUMENT Charlestown, MA www.CharlestownMothers Association.org 27TH ANNUAL CHILDREN'S HALLOWEEN COSTUME PARADE -- Wednesday; October 31 -- The 27th Annual Children's Halloween Cos- tume Parade at the Bunker Hill Monu- ment will be held on Wednesday, October 31. We will gather at the Monument at 5:00 PM, and the parade will begin at 5:30 PM. Costumes are encouraged for ALL ages! Some of the fun things in store for this year include: A performance by the YAK Dance Crew from 5:00-5:30. This is a fantastic break-dance dance crew frequently found performing in front of large crowds at Faneuil Hall. Glow necklaces and trick or treat bags will be distributed prior to the parade; The parade will start at the front of the Monument with The Tony Barry Band and the Monument Square Wizard leading the way -- keep an eye out for a juggling unicycler and a stilt walker along the route! We will con- tinue with an extended parade to the Training Field and up Monument Avenue. This is a great area for younger kids. Mr. IRon the Balloon Man will return and this year we've added a haunted, but not spooky, house; and of course, trick or treating around the Monument, Training Field and Monument Avenue will continuel LYNNARTS 25 Exchange Street, Lynn, MA 781-205-4010 www.ArtsAfterHours.com EVIL DEAD: THE MUSICAL -- Based on the series of films of the same name, Evil Dead: The Musical will be yet another destination on the North Shore for Halloween 2012. Come enjoy all the blood you can handle in this hilarious adaptation as a group of friends head off in to the woods, some turn into Candarian demons while another fights for his llfe. They sing songs such as "All the Men in my Life Keep Get- ting Killed by Candaraian Demons," "Look Who's Evll Now," and "Do the Necronomicon." Don't miss this groovy, bloody, Ashy musical experience this Halloween in Lynn. COOLIDGE CORNER THEATRE 290 Harvard Street, Brookllne, MA 617-734-2500 HORROR MOVIE MARATHON -- October 27, 11:50 pm --The 12th annual event features 12 hours of movies, beginning with a double feature of The Exorcist (1973) and The Thing (1982). NAZZARO CENTER PLAYGROUND North Bennet and Prince Streets, North End, Boston, MA THE 7 TM ANNUAL HAUNTED HOUSE CARN[YAI, -- Friday, Octo- ber 26, 2012 from 2:00 pm - 8:00 pm. Sponsored by Roc Teen Saturday, there wil| be a haunted house, free pumpkin patch, super slide, moon walk, Regina's Pizza. face painting, pumpkin carving, hot chocolate, bounce obstacle course, balloons and candy treatsl It's all about family fun. Free and open to the public. ROBERT SORRENTINO -Hosted by the Sorrentino Stompers Please join us on Saturday, October 27, 2012 at the Knights of Columbus located at 545 Medford Street in Chadestown. There will be appetizers, music and an opportunity drawing. Costumes are optional but strongly encouraged. The party starts at 7:00 p.m. Tickets available at the door. All proceeds will be donated to the Jimmy Fund. The Jimmy Fund was founded in 1948 and since then has supported the fight against cancer in children and adults at Boston's Dana-Father Cancer Institute, helping raise the chances of survival for cancer patients around the world. -- Donation of $20.00 --