Halloween?and fall events
11th Annual Halloween Charity Ball — 8 p.m. to midnight Friday at the Tangier, 532 W. Market St., Akron. Includes an open bar, DJ dance party and food throughout the evening. There will be a $500 costume contest grand prize. Benefits the Rotary Camp for Children with Special Needs and the Victim Assistance Program. Tickets are $50 in advance, $60 at the door and $100 for VIP. For tickets, go to www.halloweencharityball.org.
A DSTinctively SophistAKAted Friday - Halloween Bash — 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. Friday at the Akron Urban League, 440 Vernon Odom Blvd., Akron. The members of Zeta Theta Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Inc. and members of the Akron Alumnae chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc. are hosting this Halloween bash. Music by DJ MoLee, There will be vendors and prizes will be given for best Halloween costume. Tickets are $20 in advance and $25 at the door. A portion of the proceeds will be given to the American Diabetes Association. For ticket information, call Shauna Jones at 330-714-5097 or Nicole Mack at 330-714-5232.
Barber Haunt — 7:30-11 p.m. Friday and Saturday at O.C. Barber Pig Barn, 248 E. Robinson Ave., Barberton. $15. www.barberhaunt.com.
Bloodview Haunted House — 8-10 p.m. Thursday and 8 p.m. to midnight Friday and Saturday at 1010 Towpath Trail, Broadview Heights. Admission: Unlimited All Night Pass Friday and Saturday $20. 440-526-9148 or www.bloodview.info.
Carnival of Horrors — 7:30 p.m. to midnight Friday and Saturday at Blossom Music Center, 1145 W. Steels Corners Road, Cuyahoga Falls. Full admission to all four events, $21. 330-644-4473 or www.carnivalofhorrors.com.
Cuyahoga Falls Pumpkin Pub Crawl — 7 p.m. Friday. Four Front Street pubs and Pandora Cupcakes have teamed up to offer a pumpkin beer-soaked Halloween like never before. Each bar will host a different experience and atmosphere but all will offer a featured pumpkin beer for $5 a pint. To top it off, Pandora Cupcakes will offer pumpkin cupcakes and cake balls. Participating bars are the Cashmere Cricket, Firehouse Grille & Pub, the Office and Craft Beer Bar.
Count … The Legend of Dracula — 8 p.m. Saturday at the Akron Civic Theatre, 182 S. Main St. Presented by Neos Dance Theatre, preceded by a screening of the original 1922 silent movie classic, Nosferatu, accompanied by the Mighty Wurlizer Organ. $20-$50. 330-253-2488 or www.akroncivic.com.
Factory of Terror — 7 p.m. to midnight Friday and Saturday at 4125 Mahoning Road, Canton. $26. 330-455-3327 or www.factoryofterror.net.
2014 Farnam Manor Lantern Tours and Trail to the Unknown — 7-11 p.m. Thursday-Saturday at Farnam Manor, 4223 Brecksville Road, Richfield. Your experience begins in the 1840 carriage house. Sit by the roaring campfire and hear the legends and lore of the Farnam Estate. Groups will be escorted to the manor and tour the halls by lantern light. Ohio Living History Society interpreters in period dress will portray people from the manor’s past. Tours are about 45 minutes long. The Trail to the Unknown is a path winding through the land that was once Farnam’s Gardens. Put on your hiking boots and prepare for adventure by moonlight. Manor tour is $15, Unknown Trail $10, or both for $20. More information at http://farnammanorinn.com/2014halloweenexperienc.php.
Get Your Ghoul On After School — 4 p.m. Thursday at Cuyahoga Falls Public Library, 2015 Third St. Kids in grades 6-12 are invited to celebrate Halloween at the library with crafts, snacks and more. To register, call 330-928-2117.
Haunted Cleveland Tours — Includes tour of haunted spots in downtown Cleveland, Ghost-bus tours and a Ghost-walking tour. For reservations and information, call 440-775-1217 or go to www.hauntedclevelandtours.com.
Halloween Party and Costume Contest — Friday in the Tasting Room at Hoppin’ Frog Brewing Company, 1680 E. Waterloo Road, Akron. Awards will be given for the best individual, couple and employee costumes. 330-352-4578.
Haunted Schoolhouse and Laboratory — 7:30-10 p.m. Thursday and 7:30-midnight Friday and Saturday at 1300 Triplett Blvd., Akron. General tickets are $17 for one haunted spot, $26 for two on Fridays and Saturdays. Price on Thursdays and Sundays is $13 for one, $22 for two haunted spots. Other tickets available at www.hshlab.com. 330-849-0211.
House of Blues Halloween Bash — 9 p.m. Friday at House of Blues Cleveland, 308 Euclid Ave. There will be a costume contest, with a $500 cash prize for best costume plus Ambiance gift cards and House of Blues ticket giveaways. $10 admission at the door. For more information, go to www.houseofblues.com/cleveland.
Lake Erie Monster Bash — 7:30-11 p.m. Friday at the Lake Erie Aquarium, 2000 Sycamore St., Cleveland. Take a haunted journey through the Aquarium with frightful sights and fearsome zombies at every corner. Bars will be stationed throughout the Aquarium, offering liquid courage to all who enter. There will be a ghoulish dance party with music provided by DJ Donkis. Costumes are strongly encouraged. Tickets are $30 pass holder, $35 non-pass holder. For more information, call 216-862-8803.
Lake 8 Movies presents Night of the Living Dead — Midnight Friday at Lake 8 Movies, 588 W. Tuscarawas Ave., Barberton. Special midnight showing of George A. Romero’s 1968 classic. There will be a costume contest and other Halloween events. Special admission for movie is $5 per person, show up in costume and get $2 off. All other midnight films will be $8, with $2 off for those in costume. 330-753-5253.
Lantern Tours of the Ghosts of Zoar — 9 p.m. Friday and Saturday. Tours begin on the steps of the historic Zoar Hotel, 187 Main St., Zoar. Take a haunted stroll through the streets of the village by candlelight. Hear accounts from spirits and visit the sites of the hauntings. $18 per person. Advance reservations required. 330-874-2002 or www.haunted-ohio.com.
The Monkey’s Paw and Other Unexpected Endings — 7:30 p.m. Friday at The Magical Theatre Company, 565 W. Tuscarawas Ave., Barberton. Tickets are $9-$11. 330-848-3708 or www.magicaltheatre.org.
Q104 Boo Bash 18 — 8 p.m. to 2 a.m. Friday at Dave & Busters, 25735 First St., Westlake. $1,000 grand prize for best costume. Tickets are $10 in advance and $15 day of show. All tickets include a $12 Dave & Buster’s Power Card. 18 and older only. For tickets, go to www.Q104.com.
Summit County Historical Society Haunted and Paranormal Events — All events are held at the Perkins Stone Mansion, 550 Copley Road, Akron. Paranormal Tours, Friday. $15, $13 members, tours every half hour beginning at 6:30 p.m. Must be at least 16 years old for both tours. Information and reservations, call 330-535-1120.
Trick-or-Treat at the Library — 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday at Cuyahoga Falls Public Library, 2015 Third St. Patrons of all ages are encouraged to wear their costumes and receive a small treat. 330-928-2117.