News From Terre Haute, Indiana


October 24, 2013

Have a 'BASH this weekend!


Trick-or-Treat at the Trail

Area youth are invited to trick-or-treat in a safe atmosphere at the 12th annual Trick-or-Treat at the Trail, 4 to 7 p.m. Oct. 31. The free event will take place in the three main buildings of Lincoln Trail College in Robinson, Ill. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Admission is free. Food will be available for purchase in the college cafeteria.

Youth in pre-kindergarten through fourth grade are also invited to participate in the college’s Halloween coloring contest. Entries are available at LTC and area schools, and will be displayed at this event. The submission deadline is Friday. Prizes will be delivered the week of Oct. 28.

The event is co-sponsored by the Lincoln Trail College Foundation, with donations, candy and booths provided by area businesses. For more information, call 618-544-8657 or visit, or .


at Montezuma

The Montezuma park board is sponsoring the Ray Bockhold Memorial Pranks in the Park from 8 to 10 p.m. on Saturday, at Reeder Park in Montezuma.

Admission is $5 and includes a haunted, or unhaunted, hayride and a meal. The community is invited for a “spooktacular” good time.

Also, the Montezuma trick-or-treat night will be from 5 to 8 p.m. on Oct. 31.

Across the Valley

What: City of Terre Haute trick-or-treating

When: To 9 p.m. Wednesday and Oct. 31

Where: Citywide


What: Trick-or-Treat at the Mall

When: 6 to 7 p.m. Oct. 31

Where: Honey Creek Mall


What: Halloween Trunk or Treat

When: 6:30 p.m. Oct. 26

Where: Marshall (Ill.) courthouse square, on Sixth Street between Archer and Locust streets.

What to expect: Halloween event in a safe family environment. Participants will park their vehicles here, open the vehicle trunks or backs, decorate them and then pass out candy from the trunks to trick-or-treaters. Games will also be featured, including a ring toss, bean bag toss and glow-in-the dark bowling.


What: Halloween Laser Show

Where: Allen Memorial Planetarium at Terre Haute South Vigo High School

When: 6:30 p.m. Friday

Cost: $4 for adults and $2 for ages 12 and under.


What: Toyota of Terre Haute — Trunk or Treat

When: 5:30 to 8 p.m. Friday

Where: Toyota of Terre Haute, 3.5 miles south of Interstate 70 on U.S. 41

What to expect: Bring a decorated trunk for the family friendly trunk-or-treating contest, or compete in the costume and pumpkin painting contests. The event also will offer gift card giveaways and lots of candy. For more information, find us on Facebook at Toyota of Terre Haute.


What: Crosley Players Halloween, a live recreation of “The War of the Worlds”

When: 8 p.m. Oct. 31

Where: Harmony Hall, 1257 Lafayette Ave.

Tickets: $7 for adults and $3 for ages 5 to 17 with a paid adult. Advance tickets can be purchased by sending a self-addressed, stamped envelope with payment in cash or money order to The Crosley Radio Players 3000 W. Spencer Drive Terre Haute, IN 47802.

What to expect: The show will feature a cast of well-known voices from Terre Haute radio and television and music by the West Vigo High School Orchestra. Sound effects will also be created live, just as in the original radio play. A 5-foot, World War 2 vintage, carbon-arc searchlight will be in operation outside the theater, searching the sky for Martians.


What: Trunk or Treat

When: 5 to 7 p.m. Saturday; 5 to 7 p.m. Sunday at the north campus

Where: Mount Pleasant United Methodist Church, 3050 E. Davis Drive

What to expect: The event will benefit 14th and Chestnut Community Center. Free food will be served with donations going to the center. Also, vote for your favorite pumpkin in the decorating contest.


What: Trunk or Treat

When: 5 to 7 p.m. Sunday

Where: Mount Pleasant United Methodist Church, north campus, across from Terre Haute North Vigo High School, 1075 N. Fruitridge Ave.

What to expect: A free dinner, games, prizes, a bounce house and more.


What: Halloween Happenings

When: Oct. 31

Where: The Bridge Church, 1901 Eighth Ave.

What to expect: Food, games, haunted house and face painting.


What: Trunk or Treat

When: 6 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday

Where: First Baptist Church, 4701 E. Poplar Drive

What to expect: A safe and enjoyable place for the children to enjoy decorated car trunks, costumes, candy and treats.


What: Un-boo-lievable Happenings

When: 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. Saturday

Where: Raccoon State Rec. Area, 1588 S. Raccoon Parkway, Rockville

What to expect: Games, a pet costume contest, trick-or-treating, scarecrow judging and hayrides.


What: ‘Murder at St. Mary’s’

When: 7:30 p.m. today, Friday and Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday

Where: Cecilian Auditorium, Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College

Tickets: $10 for adults; $5 for children and seniors and free for students with ID and children under 12

What to expect: A murder mystery comedy.


What: Rockville Lake Park Haunted Hallows

When: 7:45 to 10:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday

Where: Rockville Lake Park, 828 N. Marshall Road, Rockville


What: The Haunted Farm

When: 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday

Where: 11598 Carlisle Road

Prices: $7 per adult, $5 ages 4-10, $3 for ages 3 and under

What to expect: The farm features a haunted woods walk and farm structure walk-through haunt. For more information or directions contact Fred at Visit


What: Haunted Happenings

Where: Deming Park

When: 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday

What to expect: Tickets for train and hayrides are $2 each. Glow products will be available for purchase.


What: Monte Carlo Masquerade

When: 7 p.m. to midnight Friday

Where: Ohio Building

Tickets: $40 each (available at or at the door)

What to expect: Play casino-style games, enjoy the music of Cry on High, bid on fantastic silent auction items, and enjoy appetizers and a cash bar. Costumes are not required, but are certainly welcome. All proceeds remain right here in the Wabash Valley to serve CODA’s mission of making a difference in the lives of victims of domestic violence. For more information, visit or call 812-230-2023.

What: Shadow Asylum Haunted House

When: 7 p.m. to midnight Friday and Saturday and Oct. 31, Nov. 1-2

Where: 949 N. 10th St.

Tickets: $10, with VIP tickets available


What: Shattered Nightmares Haunted House

When: 7 p.m. to midnight Friday, Saturday, Oct. 31, Nov. 1-2

Where: 1011 Third Ave., the building lit up in green lights

Tickets: $8



What: Phoenix Asylum Haunted House

When: 7 p.m. to midnight Friday and Saturday

Where: Clay County Fairgrounds in Brazil

What to expect: Find your way through a haunted maze. Concessions will be available. Money raised will go to two local cancer patients.


What: Frightmares Haunted House

When: 8 to 11 p.m. Friday; 8 to 11:30 p.m. Saturday; 7 to 10 p.m. Oct. 31

Where: 688 A St. NW, west of Southern Indiana Workwear and Pizza Villa on the west side of Linton, off Indiana 54.

Tickets: $8 for adults; $6 for ages 11 and under; VIP tickets available

Special event: 8 to 11 tonight, Total Black-Out Experience



What: Nightmare on Ash Street Haunted House

When: 7 p.m. to midnight Friday and Saturday; 7 to 10 p.m. Sunday and Oct. 31

Where: 1443 Ash St.

Admission: $5


What: Temple of Terror Haunted Halloween Costume Party

When: 6 p.m. to 1 a.m. Saturday

Where: Zorah Shrine Temple, 420 N. Seventh St.

Cost: $20.

What to expect: Live music, snacks, a cash bar and free keg beer while it lasts.


What: Halloween in Linton, including spook fest

When: 6 to 9 p.m. on Wednesday and Oct. 31

Special event: Spook fest on Oct. 31 at Humphreys Park on Indiana 54

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