Halloween Spectacular – Friday, October 18th from 5:30 to 8 p.m. at the Herschell Carrousel Factory Museum, 180 Thompson St. in North Tonawanda. This family-friendly event will feature Halloween games, crafts and treats, plus the comedic magic of Charlie and Checkers at 6 and 7 p.m. Cost is $6 per person – find out more at www.carrouselmuseum.org.
Harvest Festival – Friday, October 18th at the Adam’s Mark Hotel Grand Ballroom. Presented by the Buffalo Bills, this premier event for Hospice Buffalo’s Center for Hospice and Palliative Care begins with a wine tasting cocktail reception and silent auctions followed by a sit-down dinner; festivities conclude with a live auction and dancing. Find more information at www.hospicebuffalo.com.
Howl-O-Ween Hayrides – Saturday and Sunday, October 19th and 20th and October 26th and 27th at the Buffalo Zoo, 300 Parkside Ave. in Buffalo from 4 to 7 p.m. The 17th annual event will feature treat stations, hayrides, games, apple cider and donuts – costumes are strongly encouraged for participation in the costume parade. Admission is $6 per person for Zoo members and $9 per person for non-members –get all the details at buffalozoo.org.
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