Friday, October 23, 2009

Halloween Events

Seasonal Identity Crisis?

Rene and Mary Sanchez have gotten into the seasonal spirit, decorating their home in the 2800 block of South Pacific Avenue. If it could talk, Mary’s hybrid Santa-scarecrow would be wishing everyone a Merry Halloween.

Dozens of Halloween events this Saturday and next. If there’s only a little information here, please click on the event for further details.

Oct. 24

“Twisted, Spooky, Creepy” at Little Fish Theatre Co. 8 p.m. Tickets: $12 or two for $20.

Day of the Dead Open Studio Project at San Pedro Arts Association. 1-5 p.m. Tickets: $10 ($5 for members).

“Halloween Fright Night 7” by the Golden State Pops Orchestra. 8 p.m. Tickets: $25 ($15 for students and seniors).

Sea Scare at the Cabrillo Marine Aquarium. 6-9 p.m. Tickets: $5 for adults, $1 for children and seniors.

“Rocky Horror Picture Show” at the Warner Grand Theatre. Midnight. Tickets: $9.

Oct. 25

YWCA Harvest Festival
at Ports O’ Call Village, Berth 76. 1-5 p.m. Free.

Oct. 29

“Scary Stories” by local actors at the Angels Gate Cultural Center amphitheater, 3601 S Gaffey St. Gather around the campfire at 6:30 p.m. for family-appropriate stories. Bring a sweater, a picnic dinner and chairs. Tickets: $5 for adults, children under 6 free. Call (310) 387-0908.

Oct. 30 and 31

Smilin’ Jack at ConocoPhillips. 6-9 p.m. both days. For the 57th year, the giant pumpkin is smiling for the community and his helpers are distributing free caramel corn. Call (310) 952-6156.

Oct. 31

Big Dia de Los Muertos celebration in downtown San Pedro from 3 to 10 p.m. Free. Folks in Long Beach can even hop aboard a free shuttle bus to attend.

Happy Harbor Halloween on the waterfront from noon to 3 p.m. Free.

Haunted House and “Nightmare on Beacon Street” sponsored by Beacon House. 6 p.m.-midnight. Donation: $5.

Costume party at Ma Griffe Galerie. 5-9 p.m. Tickets: $20 in advance, $25 at the door.

Vicars and Tarts Costume Party at the Whale and Ale. 6 p.m. No cover.

“Jaws” at the Warner Grand Theatre. 9 p.m. Tickets: $10 ($5 if dressed in costume).

Howl-O-Ween Adoption/Fundraiser at the Harbor Animal Shelter, 957 N. Gaffey St. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Free.

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