TERROR IN THE VALLEY: Off Hwy. 19 on to Rt. 689 Brumley Gap Road, follow signs, Oct. 14-15, 21-22, 28-29, 7-11 p.m. nightly. Brumley Gap Volunteer Fire Department’s 6th Annual Haunted Forest. Hot dogs, homemade sweets, cold and hot drinks will be sold nightly. All proceeds go to the Brumley Gap Volunteer Fire Department.


10TH ANNUAL HAUNTED FOREST: Mountain Empire Community College Oct. 14-31, every Friday and Saturday, 7-11 p.m. $5 per person with proceeds funding scholarships for students helping with the event and the John Martin Memorial Scholarship. Visitors seeking a good scare will be able to venture into the forest surrounding the college. Not recommended for very small children. (276) 523-2400, extension 301 or mpotter@me.vccs.edu.


CAPTIAN LEECH’S CRYPT: 420 Cave Hill Road, Blountville. Thursday-Sunday through Oct. 31. Begins at 6 p.m. Thursdays and Fridays, 12 p.m. on Saturdays and 2 p.m. on Sundays. Tickets are $8 and are limited. Call (423) 323-2337 for advance tickets or more information.


THE HAUNTING OF KRONE HOUSE: Volunteer Parkway, Thunder Valley Campground, Oct. 13-16, 20-23, 27-31, (Halloween night) 7 p.m.-10 p.m. (11 p.m. on weekends). Krone House is a fun, inter-active haunted attraction using spooky atmosphere, lighting, sound and live actors. Not recommended to children under eight years old. Ride the War Wizard Monster Ride Truck. 10% of all sales goes to Make-A-Wish of East Tennessee. $8 for Haunted House; $5 Monster Trucks and $10 for both. Advance tickets available at Celebrate in Johnson City. Check out www.KroneHouse.net for coupons! Group rates available, (423) 967-2134, or e-mail: kronehouse@aol.com.

SENIOR ADULT BARN DANCE: Bristol Mall, Comfort Systems USA Performance Center, Oct. 28, 6-8 p.m. Music provided by Robbie Branson, free admission for all seniors. Fun filled evening of fall festivities. Co-sponsors: Washington County VA. Triad, Bristol VA. Triad and Bristol VA. Parks & Recreation Dept.’s Douglass Senior Center, (276) 645-7370.

FALL FESTIVAL: Boys and Girls Club of Bristol, Oct. 29, 3-6 p.m. Some of the activities being planned are fishing games, wart on the witch, cat walk, bobbing for apples, mummy wrap contest, pumpkin carving contest, hula hoop scarecrow game, eyeball toss for goldfish, hair painting, face painting, bean bag toss, prize drawings, ghoul golf, bball shoot out contests and lots more, (276) 669-8921.

ROCKY HORROR SHOW: At Theatre Bristol October 14, 15, 21, 22, 28, 29 and 31 at 8 p.m. Not recommended for children under age 13, and parental guidance is encouraged. For more information, call Theatre Bristol at (423) 968-4977.

TRUNK OR TREAT: 1 Virginia St., First Baptist Church of Bristol, Oct. 30, 4-7 p.m. Come dressed up in your favorite costume. Many fun activities including face painting, pumpkin painting, hayrides, cake walk and many "trunks" filled with treats.

A BOOOOTIFUL EVENING: Bristol Mall, Oct. 31, 6 p.m. Costume contests held at Comfort Systems USA Performance Center for all ages plus a category for your favorite pets. Trick or treating will also be held throughout the mall. Co-sponsors: Bristol Mall and Bristol Virginia Parks & Recreation Department, (276) 645-7275.

TRUNKS OF TREATS: 104 Cypress St., Tennessee Avenue Baptist Church, Oct. 31, 6:30-8 p.m. "A Walk through the Bible". Anyone is invited to come and join us for a safe night of fun, food, carnival games, prizes, candy and much more! It’s all FREE!

TRUNK OR TREAT: 322 Vance Drive, First United Methodist Church, Oct. 31, 6-8 p.m. Trick or treat through the church parking lot with trunks full of Halloween treats. Crafts and games will be inside.

COMMUNITY WIDE FALL FESTIVAL: 2455 King Mill Pike, NorthStar Church, Oct. 31, 5:30-8 p.m. inflatables, fire trucks, games, prizes, hot dogs, hayrides, candy and lots more. Safe environment for your children with fun and fellowship for Halloween.


4TH ANNUAL HALLOWEEN MASQUERADE BALL: Saturday October 29th, Costume contest and prizes. Featuring Virginia Ground.

HALLOWEEN PARTY: 30460 Blossom Road, Ironhorse Campground & Music, Oct. 29, 7:30 p.m., Bring your favorite finger foods and wear your costumes, (276) 475-6008.


THE HAUNTED FORT: Oct. 15, 3-6 p.m. Drama Club from Roan Mountain’s Cloudland High School will present an entertaining, but not too scary, Halloween adventure. Small donation will be requested.

SCARY STORIES: Broad St., Extension, Carter Mansion. Meet in the cemetery beside the oldest wood frame house in Tennessee, Oct. 27, 7:30-9 p.m. Strange things happen around the time of All Hallows Eve, especially in a graveyard. Tales of woe and terror, the weird and macabre, with a touch of wit thrown in for good measure presented by Rodie Jane Meadows and The ETSU Storytellers, (423) 543-5808.

TRUNK OR TREAT: 1041 Elizabeth Chapel Road, Elizabeth Chapel United Methodist Church, Oct. 31, 6-8 p.m. Candy, hot dogs, hayrides. All free.


Join us for a haunted open house and a haunted tour of the town of Erwin this Friday, October 28th. Website: www.AppalachianGhostWalks.com


MORTALITY ROOM: Lamplight Theatre, Oct. 28-31, 6:30, 8 p.m. and 9:30 p.m. with an additional show 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. The indoor Halloween thriller incorporates multi-media, pyrotechnics and theatrical illusions with "true-to-life" situations. Rocommended that students younger than 13 have parental permission to attend. Reservations recommended to guarantee seating. Walk-ins will be seated as spaces are availalble. Suggested donation $3, (423) 348-7610.


FAMILY BLUEGRASS: Oct. 29, Halloween party with costume contest, flatfooting contest, corn shucking, bobbing for apples, trophies, ribbons and treats for the children.


JOHNSON CITY PUBLIC LIBRARY: Jones Meeting Room, Oct. 13, 4 p.m. 2-5 grades are invited to hear a reading of Witches by Roald Dahl and other fun Halloween stories. Children will also make an origami craft to take home; Oct. 20, Meet Dewey program will feature scary stories for Halloween. Sponsored by Youth Services Department, (423) 434-4458, www.jcpl.net or e-mail: youth@jcpl.net.

JOHNSON CITY COMMUNITY THEATRE: Oct. 14-29, 8 p.m. with matinee Oct. 23, 2 p.m. Edgar Allan Poe classic, The Fall of The House of Usher. Tickets: $10-$12 and reservations recommended, (423) 926-2542 or www.jcct.us.

HAUNTED MUSEUM: 315 E. Main St., Hands On Regional Museum, Oct. 15, 21, 22, 28 and 29, 5:30-7:30 p.m. There will be games and prizes for all ages. Race your friend to see who can wrap a mummy faster, paint a witch or a goblin, feel a dragon’s eyeball, walk through a haunted garden and hear spooky tales. Tickets: $5 per person, members, $1, children 2 and under free, (423) 434-4263 or www.handsonmuseum.org.

STORIES FROM THE PUMPKIN PATCH: Tipton-Haynes State Historic Site, Oct. 15, 4-8 p.m. 11th annual event will feature frightful and funny tales from Larry Kelley, Chetter Galloway, Molly Catron, Jim Kevin, Peggy Kenny and children’s author, Carol Jackson. Hot dog roast and tractor pulled hayrides will be offered as well as a model railroad exhibit, $6 adults/$4 children 12 and under, (423) 926-3631 or www.tipton-haynes.org.


THE HAUNTED TOMB:  The Tri-Cities scariest home haunt.  A maze of terror that twists and turns you into the depths of your worst fears.  Admission is FREE and we guarantee plenty of scares.  We will be taking canned food donations for Second Harvest Food Bank, but do not require them for entry.  The Haunted Tomb is located on Willow Street across from Borden Park in Kingsport.  Operating dates are October 28, 29, & 31st only.  For more information visit www.thehauntedtomb.com  

WITCHES WYND: Exchange Place, Oct. 28-29, 8 p.m. The audience "wynds" among historic log buildings to hear professional storytellers relate legends and lore. Tickets: $6 per person and must be reserved. For more information or to reserve tickets, call (423) 288-6071.

CREEPY CLASSIC & THE HAPPY DAYS HALLOWEEN HOP: Parking lot beside Carolina Pottery, Oct. 29, 1st annual Creepy Classic Car Show. All classic cars (20 years and older) welcome with registration between 2-4 p.m., (423) 288-9722; Trunk or Treat: All car show entries are encouraged to be in costume and/or bring candy and treats. Children attending the show will be allowed to "trick-or-treat" from car-to-car on display; Halloween Hop: the Red Room, $5 per person, Award winning Good Times Barbeque with costume contest with prizes. Dance music from ‘50’s, and 60’s, Beach music and more provided by DJ Wayne Smith, (423) 323-3770.


HALLOWEEN MADNESS: Downtown, Oct. 29, 10-11 a.m. Trick-or-Treat with participating merchants for all kids 12 and under in costume accompanied by an adult.


TRICK-OR-TREAT TRAIN RIDES: Southern Appalachia Railway Museum, Highway 327 and Highway 58, Oct. 29, 11 a.m., 1 p.m. and 3 p.m.; Oct. 30, 1 p.m. and 3 p.m., (865) 241-2140 or visit www.southernappalachia.railway.museum.


HALLOWS AT THE GALLOWS: Rogersville Arts Council, Oct. 21, 7 p.m. 2nd annual Murder Mystery dinner with ghoulie gangs in a territorial war over souls. Each guest of the dinner will receive a packet, prior to the event with his/her characters information and props. Guests, dressed as their character, will be treated to a meal while trying to solve the mystery. Dinner is catered by Marty Beets of the Pig and Chick Restaurant. Reservations: $50 per person, (423) 733-9872. Proceeds from the dinner will go to fund the Arts Council "Artists in the Schools’ program.


HALLOWEEN CELEBRATION: 250 S 4th St., Wytheville Community Center, Oct. 15, Ballroom and Latin dance. Lesson in waltz, from 7:30-8:30 p.m. followed by social dancing from 8:30-11 p.m. Halloween costumes encouraged. No partner required, members, $7.50/non-members $10/students, $3, (276) 783-5402, (276) 783-5349 or (276) 228-7683 or e-mail: beckycomer@smyth.net.

HALLOWEEN HAUNTED TOWN: 7108 Stoney Fork Road, Virginia City, Oct. 29, 30, 31, 4th Annual Halloween Haunted Town, (276) 223-1873 or vacity.com.