Local Halloweek-day activities

This year in Centre County there’s something for every kind of Halloween reveler. From scary activities like horror movie screenings and haunted houses to kid-friendly fun like pumpkin carving, crafts and mini-golf. In fact there are so many that we can’t fit them all in one blog post! These are the activities that are taking place today through Friday night. Check back tomorrow for a list of Halloweekend activities!

The Penn State All Sports Museum holds an annual Trick or Treat event featuring students athletes giving out candy, games, prizes, drawings, and photo opportunities. This year it will be held today, Tuesday Oct. 25.

Today (Tuesday, Oct. 25)

  • Penn State All Sports Museum Trick or Treat 6:30-8 p.m. at the Museum. Cost: free. – The Penn State All-Sports Museum is hosting its second annual Trick or Treat night. Be greeted by student athletes (with lots of candy!) as you walk throughout the galleries of the museum. There will be games, prizes, drawings, and photo opportunities in the lobby.

Tomorrow (Wednesday, Oct. 26)

  • Schlow Library Zombie Walk and Night of the Living Dead 4:30 p.m. at Schlow Centre Region Library. No cost, all ages welcome. Pre-registration is appreciated; email teens@schlowlibrary.org. – Are you waiting to rise from the dead? Join the zombie horde at 4:30 p.m. to get your make-up done, and learn how to walk like a zombie! The walk will be from 5:30 to 6:45., and afterward, a  free showing of Night of the Living Dead begins at 7 in Schlow Library’s Community Room! Squeamish humans and little ones may want to avoid the area…Rules for zombie conduct can be found here.

Thursday, Oct. 27

  • Centre County Library and Historical Museum: Pumpkin Decorating Contest 6-7:30 p.m. at the Museum. – Bring in your best dressed pumpkin to see what it might win! Adults and children may participate. Presenters or activities are geared towards the whole family. Come in and enjoy some quality family time.

Update: Event is at the Holt Branch, located at 17 N. Front Street in Philipsburg.

Thursday Oct. 27, Friday Oct. 28 and Sunday Oct. 30

  • Penn State Forensic Science Club Haunted House 8-11 p.m. Thursday and Friday,  7-10 p.m. Sunday on campus near the HUB at the Spruce and Pine Cottages. Cost is $4.99, event is open to everyone. – The Penn State Forensic Science Club will host a Haunted House with the theme of “The Last Show on Earth.”

Friday, Oct. 28

  • Tussey Mountain Halloween Begins at 4 p.m. at Tussey Mountain. Cost is $2. – Tussey Mountain is celebrating Halloween this year with Haunted Mini Golf, games & contest, a bonfire, and movies! Schedule: 4 p.m.: Haunted Mini Golf & Triple Play Special at Fun Center, 5:30 p.m.: Games, contests, food & prizes, 6pm: Bonfire, 7 p.m.: Monsters, Inc., 9 p.m.: The Shining

Did we miss any Halloween activities that are happening between now and the weekend? Let us know in the comments! And check back tomorrow for a list of weekend events!


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One Response to Local Halloweek-day activities

  1. The Pumpkin Decorating contest at Centre County Library & Historical Museum is actually being held at our HOLT branch library on Thursday. Check out our website http://www.centrecountylibrary.org for details.

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