AquaScarium, 4-8 p.m. Friday at Tennessee Aquarium, 1 Broad St., Chattanooga, Tennessee. This Family-friendly after hours Halloween celebration invites guests to enjoy a bit of spooky fun including trick-or-treating, photo opportunities with costumed characters and a Monster Mash dance party. Guests are encouraged to attend in costume. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Admission costs $40 for adults and $30 for youth ages 3-12. For more information, visit www.tnaqua.org or call 800-262-0695.

  • Spook N’ Splash, 5-7 p.m. Friday at Gardner Indoor Swimming Pool, 2191 Kentucky Ave. Enjoy an evening of free swimming, pumpkin diving and a dive-in movie. Guests are encouraged to wear costumes. For more information, call 270-798-6310.

Boo at the Zoo, 5-9 p.m. Friday-Sunday at Nashville Zoo at Grassmere, 3777 Nolensville Pike, Nashville. This event features carnival games, bounce houses, dance parties and a corn pit. The Howl-O-Ween Hayride takes riders on a trip through the Zoo’s backroads. Guests can trick-or-treat around the zoo trail while enjoying animal, science and magic shows. For ticket information, visit www.nashvillezoo.org. For more information, call 615-833-1534.

Family Night Halloween Party, 5:30-7:30 p.m. Friday at GiGi’s Playhouse, 1724 Carothers Parkway, Suite 400, Brentwood, Tennessee. This event at GiGi’s Playhouse, a Down Syndrome Achievement Center, is for children with Down syndrome and their Families. Guests will enjoy games and food. For more information, call 615-370-1500.

El Dia de los Muertos, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday at Cheekwood Botanical Gardens, 1200 Forrest Park Drive, Nashville. This festival includes traditional music and dance, vibrant art activities and authentic cuisine. Learn about the culture of our Latin American neighbors while exploring altar displays and shopping in the marketplace. Cost is $20 for adults, $18 for seniors and $16 for college students. For more information, visit www.cheekwood.org or call 615-356-8000.

Kid’s Art Workshop: Halloween Edition, Saturday at Paper and Ink Arts, 113 Graylynn Drive, Nashville. Symmetrical Sugar Skulls 10-11 a.m. is for beginner students. Hand-lettered Halloween Sign 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. is for advanced students. Cost is $15 per session or $20 for both and includes all supplies. For more information, call 615-770-9902.

Fright on Franklin, 3-6 p.m. Saturday at Clarksville Parks and Recreation, 102 Public Square, Clarksville. During this free, Family-friendly event, guests can trick-or-treat, compete in a costume contest and enjoy a hayride.

Halloween at the Mansion, 4-8 p.m. Saturday at Two Rivers Mansion, 3130 McGavock Pike, Nashville. During this free Family-friendly event guests will paint pumpkins and explore the haunted basement. Event-goers also will enjoy hay rides, storytelling, refreshments and live music. For more information, call 615-885-1112.

Beer and Candy Pairing, 5 p.m. Sunday at Tennessee Valley Brewing Company, 2088 Lowes Drive, Suite H, Clarksville. Through hours of trial and error, the brewers have determined the best candy and beer pairings to celebrate Halloween. Admission costs $10, which includes a flight of beer and lots of candy. For more information, call 931-320-9192.

Greater Halloween Options for Safe Trick or Treating “G.H.O.S.T.,” 4-7 p.m. Tuesday at Fortera Stadium, 601 College St., Clarksville. Costumes encouraged. There will be candy and games. For more information, email Austin Peay State University Student Government Association Vice President Dylan Kellogg at sgavp@apsu.edu.

Tea and Tarot Night, 5-8 p.m. Tuesday at The Mad Herbalist, 1601 Madison St., Clarksville. The Mad Herbalist and Valhalla’s Gate will be hosting a bewitching evening of handcrafted beverages, live music and tarot card reading. There also will be a costume contest with the theme, “21st Century Witch.” General admission costs $13.93. Guests must be at least 18 years old to attend this event. For more information, call 931-313-9498.

Legend of the Bell Witch with William Turner, 5:30-6:30 p.m. Wednesday at Pennyroyal Area Museum, 217 East Ninth St., Hopkinsville. During this free storytelling event, guests will hear the Legend of the Bell Witch. For more information, call 270-887-4270.


The Rocky Horror Picture Show on the mainstage at the Roxy Regional Theater, 100 Franklin St., Clarksville. Showtimes are 8 p.m. Friday; and 8 p.m. and 11:59 p.m. Saturday. On the way to visit an old college professor, two clean-cut young adults, Brad Majors and Janet Weiss, run into trouble and seek help at the freaky Frankenstein mansion where Dr. Frank N. Furter is in the midst of one of his maniacal experiments. Audience participation is encouraged and patrons are invited to dress up in their favorite Rocky Horror attire. $5 prop bags will be for sale one hour prior to performances in the lobby. Outside props will not be permitted. Recommended for mature audiences only. Tickets cost $25. Tickets may be reserved online at www.roxyregionaltheater.org, by phone at 931-645-7699 or at the Roxy box office 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Monday-Friday, and one hour prior to curtain.


Fall Festival, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday at Trinity Episcopal Church, 317 Franklin St., Clarksville. Enjoy Brunswick stew, more than 40 craft and business vendors, children’s games, inflatables and live music. For more information, call 931-645-2458.

Fall Artisan Festival, noon-5 p.m. Saturday at Adams Breezy Hill Farm, 1222 Cadiz Road, Princeton, Kentucky. Enjoy touring artists’ booths, vendors and live music. There also will be a raffle and free hayrides. For more information, call 270-365-3959.


Friends of the Library Used Book Sale, 9 a.m. Friday and Saturday at Clarksville-Montgomery County Public Library, 350 Pageant Lane, Suite 501, Clarksville. A variety of gently used books will be on sale for no more than $1. To attend, guests must be “Friends of the Library.” Membership fees cost $5 at the door. For more information, call 931-648-8826.

Bingo, 4-6 p.m. Friday at Oak Grove Community Center, 1705 Thompsonville Lane, Oak Grove. Win prizes, have fun and meet community members while enjoying this iconic game. For more information, call 270-640-6557.

Dueling Pianos: Season 2, 7-11 p.m. Friday and Nov. 20 at Old Glory Distilling Company, 451 Alfred Thun Road, Clarksville. The venue will be transformed into the largest dueling piano bar in the south with more than 300 people singing, dancing and clapping. Guests must be at least 21 years old. For ticket information, visit www.oldglorydistilling.com.

Free Day of Music, 11 a.m.-9 p.m. Saturday at Schermerhorn Symphony Center, 1 Symphony Place, Nashville. The community is invited to enjoy a full day of free performances on four stages featuring genres such as classical, jazz, rock and country. The event begins with a concert by the Nashville Symphony. Additionally, more than 25 musicians will perform. This event also will include Halloween- and Day of the Dead-themed Family activities including face painting and a costume contest. The Instrument Petting Zoo will be open 11:45 a.m.-3 p.m.

Festival of Lights Ceremony, 5 p.m. Nov. 2 at Patti’s 1880s Settlement, 1793 JH O’Bryan Ave., Grand Rivers, Kentucky. Enjoy music by the Eddy Grove Trio, witness Zions Cause Live nativity and visit with Mr. and Mrs. Claus. For more information, call 270-362-8844.

Sci-Fi and Fantasy Expo, 2-5 p.m. Nov. 3 at Clarksville-Montgomery County Public Library, 350 Pageant Lane, Clarksville. Activities, games and crafts for all ages will be offered. For more information, call 931-648-8826.


  • Guenette Arts and Crafts Center, 89 Screaming Eagle Blvd. Children age 12 and younger must be accompanied by an adult. All classes require registration. For more information, call 270-798-6693.

•Stained Glass, 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Friday. For ages 18 and older. Cost is $22 plus materials.

•Clay Fairy House, 10 a.m.-noon Saturday. For ages 8 and older. Cost is $11.

•Halloween Tote Bag, 1-2 p.m. Saturday. For ages 6 and older. Cost is $12.


34th Annual Percussion Ensemble Halloween Concert, 6-8 p.m. Friday at the George and Sharon Mabry Concert Hall, Music and Mass Communications Building, Austin Peay State University, 601 College St., Clarksville. The concert will showcase musical performances from films such as “The Greatest Showman,” “Psycho” and “Jaws.” Admission costs $5. Visit APSU’s online marketplace, epay.apsu.edu to purchase tickets. For more information, call 931-221-7818.

Tim Burton’s “The Nightmare Before Christmas” in concert with The Nashville Symphony, 7 p.m. Friday at Schermerhorn Symphony Center, 1 Symphony Place, Nashville. For ticket information, visit www.nashvillesymphony.com.

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