From Friday’s Weekend Look section of The Oklahoman.
Halloween events promise fun, frights
From Shakespearean witches to blood-sucking vampires to enchanted forests, an eerie array of Halloween-theme events are taking place around the state this weekend. For even more events, go to www.wimgo.com.
Hallopolis 5, Norman: Hear live music and enter costume contests at the fifth annual event at 9 p.m. today and Saturday at Opolis, 113 N Crawford. Colourmusic, Lets Be Clear and Low Litas will perform tonight; Jacob Abello, Depth and Current, Student Film and Gentle Ghost are the lineup for Saturday. Information: www.starlightmints.com/opolis.html.
Oklahoma City Ballet’s “Phantom of the Opera”: Watch the world premiere of a new adaptation of the haunting Gaston Leroux novel at 8 p.m. Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday at the Civic Center, 201 N Walker. Information: 848-8637 or www.okcballet.com.
Magic Lantern Celebration: Celebrate Halloween with light instead of fright at the annual event from 3 to 7 p.m. Sunday in the Paseo Arts District, between NW 28 and Walker and NW 30 and Dewey. Children can create costumes in a series of “playshops” and then participate in a costume parade and dancing. Information: 525-2688 or www.thepaseo.com.
Lyric Theatre’s “The Rocky Horror Show” Do “The Time Warp” again with Lyric’s production of the cult classic at 8 tonight and 8 p.m. and midnight Saturday at Lyric at the Plaza, 1725 NW 16. Information: 524-9312 or www.lyrictheatreokc.com.
Museum of Osteology Halloween Celebration: Spend Halloween surrounded by hundreds of real skulls and skeletons from 6 to 9 p.m. Saturday at the museum, 10301 S Sunnylane Road. Information: 814-0006 or www.museumofosteology.org.
Jewel Box Theatre’s “Dracula”: Watch the theater perform Hamilton Deane and John L. Balderston’s dramatization of Bram Stoker’s gothic novel at 8 p.m. today, 8 p.m. and midnight Saturday and 2:30 p.m. Sunday at 3700 N Walker. Information: 521-1786 or www.jewelboxtheatre.org.
Tumbleweed Terror, Stillwater: Check out a new Halloween attraction at 8:30 p.m. today and Saturday on the grounds of the Tumbleweed Ballroom, Lakeview and Country Club roads. Information: www.tumbleweedusa.com.
“Evil Dead: The Musical,” Drumright: See the horrifically humorous stage show based on Sam Raimi’s cult classic film franchise at 8:30 tonight and 8:30 and 11:30 p.m. Saturday at Scream Country Haunted Forest, 15853 W 101 St. S. Due to the musical’s success, shows have been added for Nov. 11-13 and 18-19. Information: (918) 409-0274 or www.evildeadok.com.
Scream Country Haunted Forest, Drumright: Also, take in three frightening attractions based on the “Evil Dead” films from 7:30 to 11 p.m. today and Saturday at Scream Country. Information: (918) 607-3327 or www.screamcountry.com.
Reduxion Theatre’s “Macbeth”: Get a different look at Shakespeare’s famous ghost story, which Reduxion has set in 1970s Scotland, at 8 p.m. today and Saturday at City Arts Center Theater at State Fair Park, NW 10 and May. Information: 651-3191 or www.reduxiontheatre.com.
“Bikini Vampire Babes” film premiere: Also at City Arts Center at State Fair Park, see an amusing spin on the popular vampire theme when this local film debuts at 6:30 p.m. Sunday. Information: 843-9920 or www.bikinivampirebabes.com.
Arcadia Lake’s Storybook Forest, Edmond: Families can take hayrides, roast marshmallows and collect
goodies from storybook characters from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. today-Sunday at Spring Creek Park. Information: www.edmondok.com.
Speakeasy’s Halloween Costume Ball: Listen to Oklahoma City band The City Lives play at the Halloween Costume Ball at 10 p.m. Saturday at 51st Street Speakeasy, 1114 NW 51. Information: 463-0470 or www.myspace.com/51speakeasy.
Ghostlight Theatre Club’s Mindgame: Watch Ghostlight’s production of Anthony Horowitz’s “comic psycho thriller” at 8 p.m. today and Saturday at 3110 N Walker. Information: 286-9412 or www.ghostlightokc.com.
Bricktown Haunted Warehouse and Haunted Dungeon Dark Ride in 3-D: Take a horrifying journey with this longtime local favorite, 101 E California Ave., opening at 7 p.m. today-Sunday. Information: 236-4143 or www.okctickets.com.
Ultimate Terrors Haunted House, 5537 NW Expressway: Experience the terror beginning at 6 p.m. today-Sunday at 5537 Northwest Expressway. Information: www.ultimateterrors.com.
Haunt the Zoo for Halloween: Take in intricately carved jack-o’-lanterns and eco-friendly candy from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. today-Sunday at the Oklahoma City Zoo, 2101 NE 50. Information: 424-3344 or www.okczoo.com.
HallowZOOeen, Tulsa: Tour the Tulsa Zoo, 6421 E 36 Street N, with your treat-or-treaters from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. today-Sunday. Information: (918) 669-6600 or www.tulsazoo.org.
Frontier City’s Fright Fest: Brave the Nightmare Haunted House or take your tot through BooVille from 6 to 11 p.m. today, 10:30 a.m. to 11 p.m. Saturday and noon to 10 p.m. Sunday at Frontier City, 11501 N Interstate 35 Service Road. Information: 478-2140 or www.frontiercity.com.
“The Rocky Horror Picture Show,” Norman: See the cult classic film shown with a live cast at 10 p.m. Sunday at Sooner Theatre, 101 E Main. Information: 818-7238.
Oklahoma City Museum of Art’s fright film: Watch “House,” Japanese director Nobuhiko Obayashi’s 1977 hallucinatory head trip about a schoolgirl who travels with six classmates to her ailing aunt’s creaky country home and encounters evil spirits, bloodthirsty pianos and a demonic housecat at 1, 5:30 and 8 p.m. today; 5:30 and 8 p.m. Saturday; and 2 p.m. Sunday at the museum, 415 Couch Drive. Information: 236-3100 or www.okcmoa.com.
Trail of Terror, El Reno: Get spooked along the trail or in the Haunted Barn from 6:30 to 11 p.m. today and Saturday at 2701 W 10. Information: www.trailofterror.org.
Haunted Castle Halloween Festival, Muskogee: Find thrills for the entire family from 6 to 10 p.m. today-Sunday at the Castle of Muskogee, 3400 Fern Mountain Road. The new Pumpkin Kingdom is open 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. today-Sunday. Information: (800) 439-0658 or www.okcastle.com.
The Hex House, Tulsa: Explore an extreme haunted attraction based on a real event in Tulsa’s past starting at 7:30 p.m. today-Sunday at the southeast corner of 71 and Memorial. Information: www.thehexhouse.com.
HallowMarine, Jenks: Celebrate the season with trick-or-treating, mermaid and pirate dive shows and a new secret decoder treasure hunt from 6:30 to 9 p.m. today-Sunday at the Oklahoma Aquarium, 300 Aquarium Drive. Information: (918) 296-3474 or www.okaquarium.org.
Terror on 10th Street Haunted House: Be terrorized from 7 to 11 p.m. today-Sunday during a tour telling the ghostly history of the actual house at 2005 NW 10. Information: 232-1816.
36th Annual Freakers Ball, Tulsa: Take part in a costume contest and hear Ghosts, Bait, Triple Fang and more at 7 p.m. Saturday at Cain’s Ballroom, 423 N Main. Information: (918) 584-2306 or www.cainsballroom.com.
Bright Night of Not-So-Frightening Fun: Explore science in a haunted laboratory from 6 p.m. today to 8:30 a.m. Saturday at Science Museum Oklahoma, 2100 NE 52. The event will last all night. Select museum exhibits will be available as sleeping areas for guests who want to spend the night at the museum. Information: 602-6664 or www.sciencemuseumok.org.
Sonic Spooky Saturday, Norman: Get free admission from 10 a.m. 5 p.m. Saturday to the Sam Noble Oklahoma Museum of Natural History, 2401 S Chautauqua Ave., courtesy of Sonic. Information: 325-4712 or www.snomnh.ou.edu.