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Scream Fair Haunted House

10/17/2014 - 11/01/2014 - 6:30 pm - 10:30 pm at NW WA Fairgrounds & Event Center
1775 Front St

**NOT SUITABLE FOR SMALL CHILDREN

The Scream Fair Haunted House returns to the Northwest Washington Fairgrounds with an all new haunt! Brave souls can journey into the darkness as they come face-to-face with blood thirsty zombies, creepy creatures and undead. Click HERE for more info, including ticket prices.

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Nightmare Alley-Haunted House

10/17/2014 - 11/01/2014 - 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm at Skagit Event Center
1645 S. Walnut Street

Welcome to Nightmare Alley at Skagit Event Center! The indoor haunted house is nearly 2,500 square feet of horror. Recommended for ages 12 and up October 17, 18, 24, 25, 30, 31, and November 1st from 7 pm to 11 pm.

They will also host a kid friendly version on ‘Nighmare Alley Kids Day’ October 25th from 1 pm to 4 pm!

https://www.facebook.com/SECnightmarealley

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Hide and Seek

10/17/2014 - 10/26/2014 - 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm at Firehouse Performing Arts Center
1314 Harris Avenue

Kuntz and Company, a non-profit dance/theatre company directed by Pam Kuntz, presents Hide and Seeka dance/theatre work that explores how our children are cared for in our community through the eyes of the child, family, and system. In partnership with staff from the Bellingham School District, Brigid Collins Family Support Center, the Parent Child Institute of Whatcom County, The Whatcom Family and Community Network, as well as several individuals, the evening includes nine stories that share a wide range of perspectives and situations where the care of children is examined through dance and film.

Six performances of Hide and Seek will be held at the Firehouse Performing Arts Center over the period of two weeks. October 17, 18, 24, 25 at 7:30 PM and October 19 and 26 at 5:00 PM. $15.00 tickets available at Village Books in Fairhaven, online at kuntzandco.org, and at the door. Pay what you can admission is available at the door the evening of the performance.

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Northwest Ballet Theater’s ‘Dracula’

10/18/2014 - 10/25/2014 - 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm at McIntyre Halle
2501 East College Way

Bram Stoker’s compelling story of Count Dracula has drawn curious audiences for over a century. Although Stoker did not invent the vampire, he defined its modern form, and his 1876 gothic horror novel has spawned numerous theatrical, film and television interpretations. Created as a two-act ballet, the Irish author’s novel is brought to life by award-winning choreographer John Bishop, combining riveting dramatic performances with ballet elegance and grace. Bishop’s Dracula is a visually lavish production with gothic sets and “steampunk”-style costumes made in Romania.

McIntyre Hall: October 18, 7:30pm

Mount Baker Theatre: October 25, 7:30pm and October 26, 4pm

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Dracula at BAAY

10/24/2014 - 10/26/2014 - 7:00 pm at Bellingham Arts Academy for Youth
1059 N. State Street

For a spooky good time this Halloween season, head to Bellingham Arts Academy for Youth (BAAY) for a performance of Dracula, directed by WWU graduate Danielle Grant. The show is a non-musical and has been edited for content and length. Performances will be October 24th and 25th at 7 pm and October 26th at 2 pm, with tickets available at the door for a $10 admission price or $5 for ages 5 to 10 (younger than that not recommended please).  Sink your teeth into one of these great performances and see you soon!

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Haunted Forest

10/24/2014 - 10/29/2014 - 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm at Hillcrest Park
1717 S. 13th Street

The Haunted Forest at Hillcrest Park is back by popular demand! October 24th-29th starting at 7:30 nightly.Ticket sales open at 7pm – $10/person. NOT recommended for under 10 years. Take a walking tour through the woods on a trail filled with frightening fiends, ghostly ghouls, and glaring goblins that will frighten visitors that dare to walk through!

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Vista Middle School Haunted House

10/25/2014 - 12:00 am - 9:00 pm at Vista Middle School
6051 Vista Drive

The Horizon Middle School and Vista Middle School PTSOs present a Haunted House on Saturday, October 25th from 5:00pm-9:00pm at Vista Middle School.  There’s a “light scare” from 5pm-6pm, with the “full scare” from 6pm-9pm.  Admission is $3 per person.

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Boneshaker Bike Fest in La Conner

10/25/2014 - 8:00 am - 4:00 pm at

A fun filled, family oriented, Halloween inspired celebration of all things bicycle at the The Boneshaker Bicycle Festival in La Conner. Enjoy the party with special guests, music and lots of crazy contests with great staff to make a spooktacular time for everyone! Costumes strongly encouraged. You can register up to the day of the event.

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Run Wild Whatcom!

10/25/2014 - 9:00 am - 12:00 pm at Whatcom Falls Park
1401 Electric Avenue

Run Wild Whatcom is a family friendly adventure run in Whatcom Falls Park. Participants will choose their own route to travel to three different points in the park, collecting tokens at each point. Along the way, and on some of the more hidden routes, magical encounters with gnomes WILL happen! Total running distance is likely to be 5-6 miles, with relay options available. There is a kids dash (also with gnomes!) beginning at 9am on Saturday, October 25th, with the main event beginning at 10am. ALL proceeds will benefit Wild Whatcom, quality outdoor education for youth. For more information about Wild Whatcom and the programs, please visit the website at: wildwhatcom.org. For information about the Run Wild Whatcom Event, or to register, go to: www.hamsterendurancerunning.com/runwildwhatcom.

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Harvest Festival at Bellingham Unitarian Fellowship

10/25/2014 - 10:00 am - 4:00 pm at Bellingham Unitarian Fellowship
1207 Ellsworth St

Bellingham Unitarian Fellowship is offering arts, crafts, live music, children’s activities and free smart phone advice at their annual Harvest Festival on Saturday, October 25, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Seventeen artists and craftspeople will sell photography, greeting cards, jewelry, specialty foods, handwoven rugs, glass, pottery, knitted caps, handmade dolls, paintings, drawings, quilts, and holiday tamale orders. Musicians performing from noon to 3 p.m. include Karen FitzGerald (keyboardist), Christina Paliyeva (singer, songwriter and guitarist), Walt Burkett (guitarist), Soggy Bottom Boys (bluegrass and blues musicians) and Andy Marshall (vocalist). Jacob Boyd and Aria Curtis will offer ten-minute sessions of free advice on smart phones and tablets from noon to 3 p.m. Children are invited to explore Harry Potter’s Hogsmeade and a haunted house. Contact BUF at 360-733-3837 or admin@buf.org for more information.

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