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Halloween events, from haunted houses to dinner dances, in Pasco County

Halloween events

Friday

Spook West: Many theaters boast about being haunted. Stage West will prove it! Come tour the haunted theater. 8 p.m. to 1 a.m. Friday and Saturday. $5 for first tour, $3 for the second time. Stage West Community Playhouse, 8390 Forest Oaks Blvd. , Spring Hill. (352) 683-5113; www.stagewest.net.

Saturday

Halloween and Fall Festival: A family event with kid's games, pumpkin decorating, treat bags for kid's, costume contests for children and adults, door prizes and refreshments. 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Free. Castriota Chevrolet, 12930 U.S. 19, Hudson. (727) 819-5300; www.castriota.com.

Halloween Dinner Dance: Stuffed cabbage or chicken cordon bleu plus sides and dessert. Live music and a prize for the best Halloween costume. 5-10 p.m. $12. Knights of Columbus Hall, 5850 K of C Drive, Port Richey. (727) 856-6358.

Harvest Happening: The church hosts its annual festival, which features face painting, games, hay rides, horse rides costume contests and trunk-or-treating. 5-7 p.m. No cost listed. First United Methodist Church-Hudson, 13123 U.S. Highway 19, Hudson. (727) 868-6178.

Halloween Dinner Dance: The Bayonet Point Yacht Club hosts the Halloween dance and dinner. Costumes are optional and prizes will be awarded. 5:30-10 p.m. Call for cost and to order tickets. No sales at the door. Signal Cove Association Clubhouse, 13139 Tiller Drive, Hudson. (727) 862-3654.

Halloween Costume Party: Dress up and celebrate Halloween. 6 p.m. Admission is free. VFW Post 8681, 18940 Drayton Street, Spring Hill. (727) 856-1860.

Halloween Party and Dinner Show: Standing Ovation Dinner Theater promises a screamingly good time with a "Homecoming Dance at Transylvania High." Wear your scariest, funniest and most creative costume (there's a costume contest) and help crown the Homecoming King and Queen. 7 p.m. $49 plus tax, includes dinner and show. Spartan Manor, 6121 Massachusetts Ave., New Port Richey. (877) 678-8554; www.spartanmanor.com/home.html.

Super Heroes vs. Super Villains Halloween Party: Super heroes and villains need to grab their capes, masks or any disguises and join this 21 and older only Halloween bash with open bar, live music, dancing to DJ Samoa, a costume contest and special guest entertainers. Costumes are mandatory. Don't bother showing up if you don't want to show off your hero or villian pride. Benefits Pasco Kids First. Cab rides recommended. 10 p.m. to 3 a.m. $45. D-10 Lair, 106 S Westland, Tampa. (731) 468-6310; d10society.org.

Sunday

Trick or Treat at Gulfview Square Mall: Free mall wide trick-or-treating for ages 12 and younger. Costumes should only be worn during the event and masks may only be work by participants. Children must be accompanied by an adult. 3-5 p.m. Free. Gulfview Square Mall, 9409 US Highway 19, Suite 781, Port Richey. (727) 848-3858; www.simon.com/mall/?id=130.

Haunted House: The Haunted House has a Sleepy Hollow theme and features the Headless Horseman and his horse, Noah. Bring non-perishable food items to be donated to the food pantry at United Methodist Church of Shady Hills. 6:30-9:30 p.m. Free. The Rockin' Ark, 17128 East Road, Hudson. (727) 863-5541.

Halloween events, from haunted houses to dinner dances, in Pasco County 10/27/10 [Last modified: Wednesday, October 27, 2010 9:35pm]
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