Haunted Halloween

The Indy‘s Rundown of the Season’s Best Halloween Happenings

Looking for some family-friendly frights this Halloween? The following is a roundup of some of the area’s best spooky seasonal events:

A Magical Halloween Journey: By the light of a bonfire and candlelit lanterns, small groups of children will be led by Angel Guides on a non-scary journey through a pumpkin patch filled with fantastical characters. Saturday, October 31, at 5:30 p.m. and 8 p.m., at the Waldorf School (401 N. Fairview Ave., Goleta). $5 per child/$3 per accompanying adult. Call 967-6656.

Scorpio Rising: The Contemporary Arts Forum will showcase the winners of this year’s annual pumpkin carving contest and dish out fabulous prizes, while adults enjoy fall-themed wine tastings. Friday, October 30, from 5-7 p.m., at CAF (653 Paseo Nuevo). Call 966-5373.

Howl-o-Ween: A kid- and dog-friendly Halloween party featuring a pet adoption drive and live music by Ray Fortune. Costumes encouraged! Saturday, October 31, from noon-10 p.m., at Carivintas Winery (476 1st St., Solvang). Call 693-4331.

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