Spooky: A guide to fall events


By Merri Hanjora - mhanjora@limanews.com



Cornfields in the Lima area turn into haunts this time of year, where scary folks wield weapons.


The Lima News file photos

A group of actors at Hammer Brothers Haunted Circus in Waynesfield get into character before going out into the haunted corn maze during a past year.


The Lima News file photos

LIMA — Haunting time is upon us. We’ve compiled a list of area haunts and happenings to make sure you get in on all the fun.

Bluffton Family Recreation Halloween Party: 215 Snider Road, Bluffton. From 1 to 3 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 22, at Bluffton Family Recreation. For more information call 419-358-4150.

Cairo: First 696 Customs Halloween Trick-Or-Treat Cruise-In Car Show: 2:30 to 6 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 21 on Main Street. Participants will hand out candy. Costumes optional. Hay rides, disc jockey, trophies, door prizes, raffles. Accepting donations for registration. Proceeds benefit Cairo Volunteer Fire Department, Veterans Pantry and Beaverdam Volunteer Fire Department. Questions: Rick Davis 419-236-4297 or email ricklcc@yahoo.com.

Cedar Point’s HalloWeekends: 6 p.m. to midnight Fridays, 11 a.m. to midnight Saturdays, 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Sundays through Oct. 28. Starts at $43.

Escape from Blood Prison: 6 p.m., beginning Thursday, Oct. 12 and every Thursday through Sunday through Nov. 5, at Ohio State Reformatory, 100 Reformatory Road, Mansfield. Tickets: $20 and an extra $5 for a “touch pass” allowing actors to interact with you. Go to bloodprison.com for tickets.

Halloween ComicFest: Alter Ego Comics, downtown Lima. 419-224-6700. Noon to 4 p.m. Oct. 28 at Alter Ego Comics, 230 N. Main St., Lima.

Delphos Zombie Walk: Delphos Herald parking lot, corner of Fifth and Main streets, Delphos. Walk begins at 6 p.m. Oct. 22. Zombie Vendor Market opens at 2 p.m. Bring a canned good for Interfaith Thrift Store.

Hammer Brothers’ Haunted Circus: 19407 state Route 117, Waynesfield. www.hammerbrothershauntedcircus.com. 8 p.m. to midnight Fridays and Saturdays through Oct. 28. Starts at $12.

Haunted Ghost Town, Findlay: 10630 County Road 40, Findlay. 419-270-2667. 7:30 to 11 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, 7:30 to 10:30 p.m. Sundays through Oct. 29. Starts at $15. Friendly event noon to 4 p.m. Saturday for $5.

Lafayette Haunted Town Hall: Town Hall, 103 S. High St., Lafayette. 419-230-4619. 7:30 p.m. to midnight Fridays and Saturdays through Oct. 29. Adults $10, children $8.

Lima Family YMCA Halloween Party for children ages 6 to 12: 345 S. Elizabeth St., Lima. From 6:30 to 9 p.m. Friday, Oct. 20, at the Lima YMCA. Cost: $2 for YMCA members and $6 for non-members. Registration required by calling the YMCA at 419-223-6045 or online at limaymca.net.

Lima Rehab & Nursing Fall Fest: Lima Rehab & Nursing Center, 599 S. Shawnee St., Lima. 1-4 p.m., Oct. 21.

Ohio City Halloween Party: Ohio City Community Building 503 Lambert St., Ohio City. 8 p.m. to midnight, Oct. 28. For more information contact Brenda at 419-965-2000.

Petrified Woods: 22499 Bowsher Road, Lima. 8 p.m. to midnight Fridays and Saturdays through Oct. 31. $13.

Putnam County’s Haunted Cornfield: 13360 Road 12, Ottawa. www.pchaunt.com. 7:30 to 11 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays through Oct. 28. Closed Sundays. $12.

Suter’s Corn Maze and Hayride: 8250 Road R, Pandora. suterproduce.com. 419-384-3665. 1 to 8 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays through Oct. 29. Adults $6, students $4.50.

Trinity Friends Church, Van Wert: 605 N. Franklin St., Van Wert Great Pumpkin Festival, noon to 2 p.m. Oct. 21.

WapaWeen Halloween Parade: 6:30 p.m. Oct. 19 at Auglaize County Fairgrounds.

Cornfields in the Lima area turn into haunts this time of year, where scary folks wield weapons.
http://www.limaohio.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/54/2017/10/web1_38326652smaller.jpgCornfields in the Lima area turn into haunts this time of year, where scary folks wield weapons. The Lima News file photos
A group of actors at Hammer Brothers Haunted Circus in Waynesfield get into character before going out into the haunted corn maze during a past year.
http://www.limaohio.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/54/2017/10/web1_57334453.jpgA group of actors at Hammer Brothers Haunted Circus in Waynesfield get into character before going out into the haunted corn maze during a past year. The Lima News file photos

By Merri Hanjora

mhanjora@limanews.com

To add your event to this ongoing listing, call Merri Hanjora at 567-242-0511.

To add your event to this ongoing listing, call Merri Hanjora at 567-242-0511.