HALLOWEEN AND FALL EVENTS
The Barber Haunt — 7:30-11 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays and 7:30-10 p.m. Sundays through Oct. 4-27 at O.C. Barber Pig Barn, 248 E. Robinson Ave., Barberton. $15. www.barberhaunt.com.
Bloodview Haunted House — 8 p.m. to midnight Fridays and Saturdays, 8-10 p.m. Thursdays and Sundays now through Nov. 1 at 1010 Towpath Trail, Broadview Heights. $15 for one trip, $20 for unlimited trips through the haunted houses. 440-526-9148 or www.bloodview.info.
Boo at the Akron Zoo — Oct. 12-13, 18-20, 25-27 at the Akron Zoo, 500 Edgewood Ave. 5:30-8 p.m. Fridays and 3-8 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays. Nonscary event features festive decorations and lighted displays throughout the zoo and trick-or-treating at 12 themed stations. Tickets are $10 for trick-or-treaters and $6 for observers. For more information, call 330-375-2550 or go to www.akronzoo.org.
DeBord’s Annual Halloween Festival — 2-10 p.m. Oct. 12 at Firestone VFW Post 3383, 690 W. Waterloo Road, Akron. With live performances, food and Halloween fun. Free. For more information, go to www.debordhalloweenfestival.com.
Factory of Terror — 7 p.m. to midnight Fridays and Saturdays, 6-9 p.m. Sundays through Nov. 2 at 4125 Mahoning Road NE, Canton. Tickets are $23. 330-455-3327 or www.factoryofterror.net.
Fear Experience — 7 p.m. to midnight Fridays and Saturdays; 7-10 p.m. Sundays through Oct. 27 at 10701 Brookpark Road, Parma. Three award-winning haunted houses, zombie paintball and fire-breathing shows. $22, $30 speed pass. www.thefearexperience.com.
Glendale Cemetery Tours — Saturdays Sept. 29 through Oct. 27 at Glendale Cemetery, 150 Glendale Ave., Akron. An actor playing Edgar Allan Poe will share Poe’s insights on a tour through the historic cemetery. Dinner, tour and encounter start at 4:30 p.m. and is $48 per person; tour and encounter only starts at 5:45 p.m. and is $36 per person. For reservations or more information, call Larry Pentecost at 330-322-1012.
Haunted Cleveland Tours — Includes tour of haunted spots in downtown Cleveland and Medina, Ghost-bus tours, ghost hunt and tour at Punderson Manor and more. For reservations or information, call 440-775-1217 or go to www.hauntedclevelandtours.com.
Haunted Schoolhouse and Laboratory — 7:30-midnight Fridays-Sundays Sept. 26-Oct. 6; 7:30-10 p.m. Thursdays and Sundays, 7:30-midnight Fridays and Saturdays. Oct. 10-Nov. 2 at 1300 Triplett Blvd., Akron. Tickets: Fridays and Saturdays $15 per haunt or $29 for both; Thursdays and Sundays and Halloween day, $14 per haunt or $26 for both. 330-849-0211 or www.hshlab.com.
Lantern Tours of the Ghosts of Zoar — At dusk Fridays and Saturdays through Oct. 26 in Zoar. Take a haunted stroll by candlelight. Hear accounts from spirits and visit the sites of the hauntings. $18 per person. Reservations required. 330-874-2002 or www.haunted-ohio.com.
Murder in the Mansion: A Thorny Situation — 6:45 p.m. Oct. 10-11, 16-18 and 24-25 at Stan Hywet Hall & Gardens, 714 N. Portage Path, Akron. Guests will help solve the mystery. Tickets are $45, $35 for Stan Hywet members. Tickets, call 330-315-3287 or go to www.stanhywet.org.
Nickajack Farms Fall Festival — Open 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. daily now through Oct. 31 at Nickajack Farms, 2955 Manchester Ave. NW, North Lawrence. Visit the petting zoo, 7-acre corn maze. Answering farm-related questions will help folks through the maze. Includes Discovery Barn for hands-on learning, midway games and other carnival-type activities. www.nickajackfarms.com/fall-festival.
Stow Historical Society’s Harvest Festival — 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Oct. 5-6 in the Heritage Barn at Silver Springs Park, 5238 Young Road, Stow. Enjoy craft vendors, apple butter, entertainment, children’s activities, farm animals, concessions, and old time craft demos. www.stowhistory.org.
Summit County Historical Society Haunted and Paranormal Events — All events are held at Perkins Stone Mansion, 550 Copley Road, Akron. A Moon, A Mansion and Mausoleums, Oct. 18, $20, $18 members. Lights-Out Psychic Paranormal Tours with Laura Lynn, 6:30-8 p.m. and 8:30-10 p.m. Oct. 25, $20, $18 for members. Lights-Out Paranormal Tours, Oct. 26. $15, $12 members, call for times. Information and reservations, call 330-535-1120.