News From Terre Haute, Indiana


October 18, 2012

Organizations, venues offer up Halloween events, activities

Attend ‘Little Museum of Horrors’ Halloween Party

The Terre Haute Children’s Museum will be transformed into a not-so-scary building filled with ghostly fun, games and activities during the “Little Museum of Horrors” Halloween party from 6 to 9 p.m. Oct. 27.

Children and the young at heart are invited to dress up in their favorite costumes for a night filled with kid-friendly Halloween entertainment.

Guests will get to participate in fun games and spooktacular crafts. Venture through the un-haunted tree house to discover a variety of Halloween-related creatures found in nature. There will even be a mad scientist performing eerie demonstrations. There will be a variety of activities available that the whole family can enjoy.

Admission to the “Little Museum of Horrors” Halloween party is $5 for members of the Terre Haute Children’s Museum and $10 for non-members.

Admission prices are for children ages 2 and older and adults. Children under 2 are free.

The museum also offers a variety of costumes that are perfect for Halloween and continued, imaginative pretend-play all year long in its Old National Bank Science Store inside the museum.

The museum, 727 Wabash Ave., is at Eighth Street and Wabash Avenue in downtown Terre Haute. For more information about the “Little Museum of Horrors” Halloween Party, museum membership or the Science Store, visit or, email or call 812-235-5548.

Monte Carlo Masquerade at The Ohio Building

Play casino-style games, dance to the music of Octane, bid on silent auction items, and enjoy appetizers and a cash bar during the Monte Carlo Masquerade from 7 p.m. to midnight Oct. 27 at The Ohio Building.

Costumes are not required, but are welcome. All proceeds remain in the Wabash Valley to serve the Council on Domestic Abuse’s mission of making a difference in the lives of victims of domestic violence.

Tickets are $40 each, or $300 for a package of eight.

For more information, visit or call 812-232-1736.

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