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Coming up NXT: Trick Or Treat and Halloween events in the Tri-State

Coming up NXT: Trick Or Treat and Halloween events in the Tri-State

The following is a list of trick-or-treat times in the Tri-State area

Thursday, Oct. 24

Valley Mall, 17301 Valley Mall Road, Hagerstown — 5 to 8 p.m.

Friday, Oct. 25

Funkstown — 6 to 8 p.m.

Saturday, Oct. 26

Mercersburg, Pa. — 6 to 8 p.m.

Thursday, Oct. 31

Boonsboro — 6 to 8 p.m.

Clear Spring — 6 to 8 p.m.

Hagerstown — 6 to 8 p.m.

Sharpsburg — 6 to 8 p.m.

Smithsburg — 6 to 8 p.m.

Williamsport — 6 to 8 p.m.

Chambersburg, Pa. — 6 to 8 p.m.

Greencastle, Pa. — 6 to 8 p.m.

Shippensburg, Pa. — 6 to 8 p.m.

South Mountain, Pa. — 6 to 8 p.m.

Waynesboro, Pa. — 6 to 8 p.m.

Martinsburg, W.Va. — 6 to 8 p.m.

Shepherdstown, W.Va. — 6 to 8 p.m.

Friday, Nov. 1

Hancock — 6 to 8 p.m.


Other Halloween events

Funkstown Halloween Parade

Thursday, Oct. 24 — parade, 6 p.m.; lineup, 5:30 p.m.

Chestnut Street, Funkstown

Following the parade a Halloween Costume Contest and party will be held at Funkstown American Legion. All children are invited to attend.

Trunk or Treat

Friday, Oct. 25 — 4 to 7 p.m.

Hagerstown Family Diner

431 Dual Highway, Hagerstown

There will be costume prizes for kids, games, music, face painting, balloons and free candy. Any child who comes in costume eats free with the purchase of two regular priced adult entrees. Free. Call 240-707-6330 or email hagerstown

The Maryland International Film Festival-Hagerstown presents The Rocky Horror Picture Show (R, 1975)

Friday, Oct. 25 — 6:30 to 10 p.m.

The Maryland Theatre

21 S. Potomac St., Hagerstown

The Maryland International Film Festival — Hagerstown presents The Rocky Horror Picture Show featuring a VIP happy hour and costume contest. $35, includes happy hour and costume contest and premium seating. $15 in advance, $20 at the door the the move only. Call 301-790-2000 or go to

Ghost Tours at City Park

Friday, Oct. 25 — Hager House tours, 7, 8 and 9 p.m.; City Park Walking tour and Paranormal Train, 8 and 9 p.m.

City Park

501 Virginia Ave., Hagerstown

Hager House, step inside the dark and quiet historic home of Jonathan Hager for a guided candlelit tour, $7. City Park Walking Tour featuring urban legends and walking trails, begins at Hager House and ends at Mansion House, $7. Paranormal Train, a night investigation with excursion equipment at the City Park Train Hub, $15 in advance; $20 on-site. Call 301-739-8577, ext. 170. Go to

Halloween Uke Spook Fest

Friday, Oct. 25 — 7 p.m.

Performing Arts Center

Hancock Town Hall

126 W. High St., Hancock

The Tri-State Ukeclectic Orchestra and the Young Yukes will perform a concert featuring spooky Halloween favorites that tell a tale. Free; donations accepted. Refreshments will be sold. Call 717-294-3182.

Halloween at the Haunted Jail

Fridays, Oct. 25 and Nov. 1; Saturdays, Oct. 26 and Nov. 2 — 7 to 9:30 p.m.

Old Jail

175 E. King St., Chambersburg, Pa.

Is the jail haunted? $10; $5, children age 8 and younger. Call 717-264-1667 or go to Franklinhistorical .org.

Apolloween: Paranormal Investigations

Fridays, Oct. 25 — 10 p.m. to 3 a.m.

Apollo Civic Theatre

128 E. Martin St., Martinsburg, W.Va.

Investigations accompanied by Mid-Atlantic Paranormal Investigations. $30, tickets available online only. Go to www.apolloween .com.

Murder, Mayhem, & Mystery — Ghost Tours of the Miller House

Fridays, Oct. 25 — 7 to 9 p.m.

Miller House Museum

135 W. Washington St., Hagerstown

Experience thrills and chills on this candlelight tour of the Miller House Museum. Explore the house as you’ve never seen it before as you learn more about the haunted history of Washington County. Parents, use discretion in deciding whether to bring children on the tour. If a child becomes too scared or cannot refrain from running or touching, your entire party may be asked to leave without a refund. $10. Call 301-797-8782 or email

Fall Fest & Trunk-or-Treat

Saturday, Oct. 26 — 4 to 6 p.m.

Welty Church of the Brethren

13465 Greensburg Road, Smithsburg

Check out the car trunks all decked out with fun decorations and get a treat at each one. Make a child-size scarecrow, decorate a pumpkin, or make a craft (materials provided while they last). Non-scary costumes are welcome and this faith-filled event is totally free. Activities will be outdoors but will move indoors in the event of inclement weather. For more information, call 301-824-3941 or view the event on Facebook or the church website.

Saturday Movie Spooktacular

Saturday, Oct. 26 — 11 a.m. to noon

Fletcher Branch — Washington County Free Library

100 S. Potomac St., Hagerstown

Children of all ages and their families are invited to attend a special pre-Halloween showing of “It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown.” A fun pumpkin craft will follow. No registration is required and the event is free. For more information, contact Aimee Rutt at 301-739-3250, ext. 250 or email


Saturday, Oct. 26 — 6 p.m.

Pikeside United Methodist Church

25 Paynes Ford Road, Martinsburg, W.Va.

Besides trunk-or-treating, there will be awards for best costume, best trunk decorating, refershments, activities and more. All attendees are asked to bring non-perishable food items to support Pikeside’s “Stuff-A-Truck” food drive. For information or to register a trunk, call 304-263-4633 or go to

Spooktacular Pet Costume Contest

Saturday, Oct. 26 — noon to 2 p.m.

Pet Valu

702 Chase 6 Blvd., Boonsboro

Enter your pets in this fun costume contest for a chance to win prizes. Visit local businesses to get treats and goodie bags. Free. Email

Trunk or Treat

Sunday, Oct. 27 — 6 to 8 p.m.

Hagerstown Church of the Nazarene

141 N. Edgewood Drive, Hagerstown

Trunk or Treat will be held rain or shine. Free. For information, call 301-797-4524.

Scary Movie (R, 2000)

Sunday, Oct. 27 — 7 to 10 p.m.

Leitersburg Cinemas

20145 Leitersburg Pike, Hagerstown

A year after disposing of the body of a man they accidentally killed, a group of dumb teenagers are stalked by a bumbling serial killer. $10. Call 240-329-2062 or go to www.leitersburg

Mentalism Magic Show

Wednesday, Oct. 30 — 8 p.m.

Abolitionist Ale Works

129 W. Washington St., Charles Town, W.Va.

Magician J. Edward Ford will present his show, “Out of Sleight Out of Mind.” $10. Purchase tickets online at or by phone at 681-252-1548 or at the brewery.

Halloween Party

Thursday, Oct. 31 — 4 to 5 p.m.

Fletcher Branch — Washington County Free Library

100 S. Potomac St., Hagerstown

Children of all ages and their families are invited to the Children’s Department for the annual Halloween Party, featuring games, activities, a costume contest and more. Registration is requested for this event but not required. Event is free. For more information, contact Aimee Rutt at 301-739-3250, ext. 250 or email

Savannah’s House of Horrors

Thursday, Oct. 31 — 6 to 9 p.m.

Savannah’s House of Horrors

13621 Donnybrook Drive, Hagerstown

Savannah’s House of Horrors is back for its ninth year of screams and terrors. Come take a walk through 18 rooms of clowns, monsters and zombies. Hot chocolate and candy will be given out. Donations will be accepted for Barbara Ingram School for the Arts. Free.

Frankenstein: An Original Radio Play

Thursday, Oct. 31 — 9 to 10 p.m.

The Flying Camel Literary Cafe & Jazz Club

28 S. Potomac St., Level B, Hagerstown

Frankenstein: An original live radio play adapted from Mary Shelley’s horror classic, written by Heather B. Wallen and performed onstage by local actors. $10 minimum purchase. Call 240-513-6347 or email theflyingcamel

Penn State Mont Alto Trunk-or-Treat

Thursday, Oct. 31 — 6 to 8 p.m.

Penn State Mont Alto — Commuter Parking Lot

1 Campus Drive, Mont Alto, Pa.

Children will go trick-or-treating at various decorated vehicles. Participants are asked to bring one canned food item per trick-or-treater. Prizes will be awarded for the five best-decorated trunks and for the top four best costumes. Costume categories include: most school spirit, scariest and most creative. Registration is required for trunk entry by sending an email to Local families are invited to participate and all children must be accompanied by an adult.

Top photo: Image by Jill Wellington from Pixabay

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