Halloween happenings, Oct. 28

October 28, 2013 

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HIRAM HENRIQUEZ — MCT

Pumpkin Patch: 9 a.m.-7 p.m. Monday through Thursday at Wesley Memorial United Methodist Church, 2501 Heyward St. Proceeds will benefit a Native American reservation. (803) 771-4540

Dark Knight’s Terror Trail 2013: 7-10 p.m. Monday through Thursday at 2076 Highway Church Road, Elgin (between the Spears Creek Church Road and White Pond Road exits off I-20). It’s back with three haunted attractions at one location — an outdoor haunted trail, an indoor haunted warehouse and an interactive zombie survival scenario. Admission is $13 per person, per attraction; $22 for two attractions and $30 for three attractions. (803) 309-5586; https://www.facebook.com/TheDarkKnightsTerrorTrail

Sease Farm Corn Maze: This year’s theme is “A Deep Sea Adventure”; eight-acre maze will have clues, pictures, games – navigate the puzzle with the Maize-O-Vision secret decoder. But there’s more: the Kiddie Corn Maze, Tire Maze, Tricycle Raceway, Corn Snake, Rubber Duck Races, Sand Pile, “Spookley & His Friends Storybook Maze,” Marshmallow Maze, John Deere combine slide, hayrides and pumpkin bowling. Hours are 6-11 p.m. Fridays, 10 a.m.-11 p.m. Saturdays and 2-7 p.m. Sundays through Nov. 17 at 404 Olde Farm Road, Lexington. Fridays and Saturdays are Flashlight Nights (bring your own). Tickets are $10; age 2 and younger, free; discounts for groups of 20 or more. (803) 730-2863; www.clintonseasefarm.com

Hall of Horrors: 1153 Walter Price Road, Cayce. The Hall of Horrors (and the Cayce-West Columbia Jaycees Haunted House) is the longest-running nonprofit haunted attraction in South Carolina. Box office hours are 8-10 p.m. Thursday and 8-11 p.m. Friday (show starts 30 minutes after box office opens). General admission tickets, $12; RIP (skip-the-line), $20. Proceeds benefit local and statewide charities (803) 409-9139; www.hallofhorrors.com

Beakers & Broomsticks: 5:30-8 p.m. Tuesday through Thursday at EdVenture Children’s Museum, 211 Gervais St. Mad experiments, creepy labs, mysterious slime, boo bubbles, costume contests, trick or treat stations and the popular Pumpkin Pulverizer. $11.50; discounts available for members. (803) 779-3100; www.edventure.org

Beakers & Broomsticks: 5:30-8 p.m. Tuesday through Thursday at EdVenture Children’s Museum, 211 Gervais St. Mad experiments, creepy labs, mysterious slime, boo bubbles, costume contests, trick or treat stations and the popular Pumpkin Pulverizer. $11.50; discounts available for members. (803) 779-3100; www.edventure.org

Ghosts and Legends of Lexington County: 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Irmo Branch of the Lexington County Public Library, 6251 St. Andrews Road. Learn about superstitions and hauntings in your own backyard. (803) 798-7880

Trick or Treat with the Greeks: 5-7 p.m. Wednesday in USC’s Greek Village. A safe place for local children to trick or treat. Sponsored by the Greek Programming Board at the University of South Carolina. Email gpbservicechairs@gmail.com

Family Fun Night: 7 p.m. Wednesday at Chosen 2 Conquer Ministries, 7910 Monticello Road. Games, crafts, candy, hula hoop contest, kids costume contest and prizes. Hot dogs and other refreshments will be available for sale. (803) 691-0962

Palmetto Health Children’s Hospital: Halloween carnival and trick-or-treating for hospitalized children, 10-11:30 a.m. Thursday in the atrium, 7 Richland Medical Park Drive, first floor. Patients will have the opportunity to select from costumes donated by Children’s Wish, face painting, carnival games and a craft area where children can decorated their own treat bags. The event is for inpatient children as well as those receiving treatment at the Palmetto Health Children’s Hospital Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders and at the Tom Bates Day Hospital. (803) 296-5437

Jingling Bros. Family Carnival: 5-9 p.m. Thursday at Life Springs Worship Center, 5630 Platt Springs Road (across from White Knoll High School). Games, rides, candy; free parking. (803) 957-2221

Halloween Carnival: 5-9 p.m. Thursday at Dutch Square Mall, 421 Bush River Road. Games, costume contest, hay ride, haunted house, entertainment, giveaways and more. Sponsored by the City of Columbia Parks and Recreation. (803) 545-3100

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