OCT 13 (FRI) – Friday Night Frights – Spooky movies at the Shepherdstown Opera House. 7:30 pm. 131 West German St, Shepherdstown. Also Oct 20. See website for details: OperaHouseLive.com.
OCT 14 (SAT) – Fall Carnival at Shepherdstown Library – Games, haunted walk, performers. 11 am – 2 pm. 145 Higbee Ln, Shepherdstown. FREE. FB: Halloween in Shepherdstown.
OCT 15 (SUN) – Autumn Market – Vendors & kid’s activities. 10 am – 3 pm. North King Street (in front of Town Hall), Shepherdstown. FREE. FB: Halloween in Shepherdstown.
OCT 21 (SAT) – Candy Drop at Sam Michaels Park – Organized by Jefferson County Parks and Recreation. 1:00 – 3:00 pm. AMP field, 235 Sam Michaels Ln, Harpers Ferry. $10 per child. Web: JCPRC.org.
OCT 21 (SAT) – Trick or Treat in Downtown Charles Town – Merchants and restaurants will welcome the wee ones with candy and treats. 5 – 7 pm. Downtown Charles Town (street closures). FREE. FB: Charles Town Now.
OCT 21 (SAT) – The Rocky Horror Picture Show – Movie accompanied by live shadow cast, audience dress up and participation encouraged. Midnight (doors open 11 pm). Under 17 must be accompanied by adult guardian. ID required. Apollo Civic Theater, 128 East Martin St, Martinsburg. Tickets $20, participation pack $5. Web: ApolloCivicTheater.org (Apolloween). Also on Oct 28.
OCT 24 (TUE) – Sensory-Friendly Trunk Or Treat – Organized by Jefferson County Schools. Low-key event designed for neurodiverse children. 6:00 – 7:30 pm. Charles Town Middle School, 193 High St, Charles Town. FREE. Web: JCSWV.org.
OCT 25 (WED) – Shep Or Treat Children’s Carnival – Organized by Shepherd University Students. Games, contests & candy. Costumes encouraged (for kids & adults). 6:00 – 8:00 pm. Parking lot G (in front of Frank Center) 260 University Dr, Shepherdstown. FREE. FB: Halloween in Shepherdstown.
OCT 27 (FRI) – Vampire Ball – Organized by Shepherdstown Community Club. Energetic dance party, costumes encouraged. 9:00 – midnight. 21 & older. War Memorial Building, 102 East German St, Shepherdstown. Tickets at the door (cash only), $6/singles, $10/couples. FB: Halloween in Shepherdstown.
OCT 28 & 29 (SAT & SUN) – Haunted Hallway – Organized by Shepherdstown Community Club. Spooky adventure for kids. See FB for hours. War Memorial Building, 102 East German St, Shepherdstown. FREE. FB: Halloween in Shepherdstown.
OCT 29 (SUN) – Paw Parade – Organized by Wishmakers on Campus. Costume parade for you & canine companions. See FB for time. Midway field, 301 N King St, Shepherdstown. $10 donation per dog ($5 for each additional dog). FB: Halloween in Shepherdstown.
OCT 29 (SUN) – Enchanted Tea – Organized by Shepherdstown Community Club. A classy tea, with readings and a costume contest. 2 – 4 pm. War Memorial Building, 102 East German St, Shepherdstown. $10 (cash only). FB: Halloween in Shepherdstown.
OCT 29 (SUN) – Halloween Market – Vendors & kids activities. 10 am – 3 pm. North King Street (in front of Town Hall), Shepherdstown. FREE. FB: Halloween in Shepherdstown.
OCT 30 (MON) – War of The Worlds – Recreation of the 1938 live radio broadcast performance by Black Box Youth Playhouse players. Costumes encouraged (prizes & reception after performance). 7:00 pm. 113 South Princess St, Shepherdstown. Donation requested, reservations recommended. Web: BlackBoxYouth.org.
OCT 31 (TUE) – Trunk Or Treat – Shepherdstown Volunteer Fire Dept. (5:00 – 6:00). 8052 Martinsburg Pike, Shepherdstown. FB: Shepherdstown Fire Department.
OCT 31 (TUE) – Community Trick Or Treat Events – Bolivar (6-8); Harpers Ferry (6-8), Charles Town (6-8), Ranson (6-8), Shepherdstown (6-8). In Shepherdstown, German Street will be closed to traffic between Duke Street (Route 480) and Princess Street.
NOV 4 (SAT) – Great Pumpkin Roll Competition – Organized by Harpers Ferry Parks & Recreation. Bring your own pumpkin, pay entry fee, compete for prizes. 2 – 4:30 pm. Town Park, 575 Washington St, Harpers Ferry. FB: Corporation of Harpers Ferry.By Staff Contributor