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Lanterns and Legends Tours of the Old Jail
Guides will share local stories of brazen murders, gruesome executions, and supposed vampires as they show grim artifacts not usually on display. Learn about South County's ties to Halloween lore, including a connection to the Salem 'witch craze' of 1695, the efforts of one local woman to raise the dead, and the vampire hysteria that swept across the region and affected local families. Tours at 7 and 8 p.m.; advance ticket purchase required. Friday, Oct. 27 and Saturday, Oct. 28, begins at 7 p.m. Old Washington County Jail, 2636 Kingstown Road, South Kingstown. For more information call (401) 783-1328 or visit southcountyhistorycenter.org.
Wickford Wicked Week & 1/2
Celebrate the excitement of autumn and the Halloween season as Wickford Village hosts its’ largest line-up of family fun and events during Wickford Wicked Week & ½! Whether you want to have a night out with friends in the crisp fall air, learn some interesting town history, or bring the kids for seasonal crafts and trick-or-treating, there’s something fun for everyone and it's FREE! Oct. 27, thru Oct. 31. Brown St., Main St., and West Main St., North Kingstown. For more information call 401-295-7200 or visit wickfordvillage.com
Field Of Screams
Three haunted attractions for the price of one - The Haunted Insane Asylum, Dead River Haunted Hayride, and New England's only 4D haunted maze Cirque du Souls. Oct. 27, thru Oct. 31. Big John Leyden's Tree Farm, 179 Plain Meeting House Rd, West Greenwich. For more information call 401-397-2600 or visit hauntedhayride.net
This illuminating, one-of-a-kind, 'gotta glow' Halloween hot spot returns to the Zoo to transform our enchanting wetlands trail with gourd-ly grandeur! Experience the glow of thousands of pumpkins, set in a magical display of artistry during this night-time spectacular. Admission charged. Nightly, rain or shine. Oct. 27, thru Nov. 5, from 6 to 10:30 p.m. Roger Williams Park Zoo, 1000 Elmwood Ave., Providence. For more information call (401) 785-3510 or visit rwpzoo.org.