Pumpkin Patch Express, Saturday, Oct. 10 through Saturday, Oct. 31, Saturdays-Sundays. (Prices vary) Choose a time slot and enjoy a round trip ride that makes a stop at a pumpkin patch. The Stourbridge Line, 812 Main St., Honesdale. 570-470-2697 or thestourbridgeline.net.
Harvest & Heritage Days, Saturday, Oct. 10, and Sunday, Oct. 11, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. (Free) Presented by Greater Honesdale Partnership Vendors, chainsaw carvers, a blacksmith, hay rides, face painting, pumpkin painting and a petting zoo will line the borough’s streets. The Stourbridge Line also will run excursions. Downtown Honesdale, Main Street, Honesdale. 570-253-1960 or visithonesdalepa.com.
Fall Vendor Market, Sunday, Oct. 11, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. (Free admission) Features food, beverages and crafts from local artisans, raffle and door prizes, vintage and handcrafted items, seasonal decor, jewelry and more. The Grand Bank, 23 N. Main St., Ashley. 570-846-0461 or thegrandbank.com.
Halloween Car Show, Sunday, Oct. 11, 2 to 6 p.m. Features coal car cruisers car club, music, awards, 50/50 and door prizes. Food and drinks available for purchase. Hotel Anthracite, 25 S. Main St., Carbondale. 570-536-6020 or hotelanthracite.com.
Harvest Benefit, Sunday, Oct. 11, 2 p.m. ($20-$50 suggested donation) Features live music, games flowers, exhibits, raffles, refreshments and performances. Farm Arts Collective, 38 Hickory Lane, Damascus. farmartscollective.org.
Pumpkin Trail, Friday, Oct. 16 through Sunday, Oct. 18, 9 a.m. Several local businesses are participating. Follow signs and enjoy a day out with family and friends. Each business will have a free drawing. Visit all businesses on the trail be entered into a drawing for a $150 gift certificate. Ona’s This or That Shop, 3271 Route 267, Meshoppen.
Coal Crackers Cruiser Car Club Halloween Cruise, Saturday, Oct. 17, 4 to 8 p.m. Dress in costume and decorate your cars and enjoy music, door prizes, trophies, 50/50 raffle and treats for kids. Advance Auto Parts, 161 Brooklyn St., Carbondale. 570-876-4034.
Fourth annual PAWrade and Costume Contest, Sunday, Oct. 18, 3 to 4 p.m. Parade, 3:15 p.m.; Judging, 3:45. Keep all dogs on a leash (no retractable leashes). Zummo’s Cafe, 918 Marion St., Scranton. 570-344-2715 or zummoscafescranton.com.
Punkstyria’s Socially Distant Halloween Show, Sunday, Oct. 18, 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. Features performances by Jacob Daniel Langley, Stay Loud, Sumner Park, Cheesefoot and Quin Puryear. All ages show. Keystone Rampworks LLC, 131 Beer Creek Blvd., Wilkes-Barre. 844-476-5779 or keystonerampworks.com.
Comm Outdoor Family Halloween Party, Saturday, Oct. 24, 1 to 3 p.m. ($20 a family) Waverly Community House, 1115 North Abington Road, Waverly Twp. 570-586-8191 or waverlycomm.org.
Fall Harvest Festival, Saturday, Oct. 24, 4 to 6 p.m. Ages one to 14. Features children’s activities, candy and food. Condella Park, 901 Susquehanna Ave., Olyphant. facebook.com/events/379945023030775/.
Halloween Vehicle Show and Food Collection, Saturday, Oct. 24, 5 p.m. Donations are benefiting the food bank of Wayne County. Food and Fire BBQ, 7041 Shoppes Blvd., Moosic. 570-471-0266 or foodfirebbq.com.
NEPA MMA Trunk or Treat, Saturday, Oct. 24, 5 to 8:30 p.m. Features 30 trunks, candy, games, indoor haunted house, food and basket raffles. NEPA Mixed Martial Arts, 681 Main St., Edwardsville. 570-763-5282 or nepamma.com.
Dallas Kiwanis Halloween Parade, Sunday, Oct. 25, noon. Features parade, basket raffle, 50/50 and door prize drawings as well as a Krispy Kreme Donut sale. There also will be goodie bags. Winners will be announced following the event via Facebook Live and arrangements will be made for prize pick-up. Advanced registration required. Rain date: Oct. 31. Dallas Middle School, 2020 Conyngham Ave., Dallas. kiwanisclubdallaspa.com.
O’Malley’s Drive Through Halloween Party, Sunday, Oct. 25, 1 to 3 p.m. During the drive-through event, children will receive pizza, orange drink and coupons for a McDonald’s cheeseburger and fries, free meal from Texas Roadhouse and a bag of Utz potato chips and candy. Call and leave a message with how many children are attending by Oct. 22. McDade Park, 1 Bald Mountain Road, Scranton. 570-346-1828.
Throop Borough Trunk or Treat, Sunday, Oct. 25, 3 to 6 p.m. Throop Civic Center, 500 Sanderson St., Throop.
Riccardo’s Market Trunk or Treat, Sunday, Oct. 25, 5 to 7 p.m. Riccardo’s Market, 1219 Wheeler Ave., Dunmore.
Halloween on Main Street, Wednesday, Oct. 28, 5 p.m. Proceeds raised will be put toward lights for the holiday season. Forest City, Main Street, Forest City. facebook.com/events/323274408956867/.
Trunk or Treat, Friday, Oct. 30, 5 p.m. Join The BlackTop Warriors Jeep Club in some safe and friendly trunk treating. Sky Zone Pittston, 195 Enterprise Way, Pittston. 570-316-0500 or skyzone.com.
Halloween Candy Pick Up, Friday, Oct. 30, 5:45 p.m. Wear costumes, drive by for candy. Some participants will receive two tickets for an upcoming production. The theme for this drive by event is “Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory.” Act Out Theatre, 150 E. Grove St., Dunmore. actouttheatre.com.
Autism Awareness Trunk or Treat, Friday, Oct. 30, 6 to 8 p.m. Features giveaways, entertainment, costume contest. All participants must remain in vehicle. Register online. Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza, 255 Highland Park Blvd., Wilkes-Barre Twp. autismawarenessnepa.org.
Kennedy Park Children’s Halloween Party, Saturday, Oct. 31, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Features costume contest, pumpkin painting and carving station, face painting and more. Kennedy Park, Forest City.
Endless Mountains halloWINEfest, Saturday, Oct. 31, noon to 5 p.m. ($20 before Oct. 30/$30 starting Oct. 30/$5 shoppers, designated drivers) Proceeds will help build a new community playground on the fairgrounds. Wyoming County Fairgrounds, 9141 Route 6, Meshoppen. wyomingcountyfair.com.
Halloween Paw-rade, Saturday, Oct. 31, 2 to 4 p.m. A representative from Mannered Mutts will be on hand to accept donations. Frances Slocum State Park, 567 Mount Olivet Road, Wyoming. 570-696-3525 or dcnr.state.pa.us.
Halloween Trick or Treat event, Saturday, Oct. 31, 4 to 7:30 p.m. (Free) Keystone Rampworks is offering trick or treating experience indoors with 5 available time slots. No walk-ins. Appointments required. Do not bring extra people the day of. Keystone Rampworks LLC, 131 Beer Creek Blvd., Wilkes-Barre. 844-476-5779 or keystonerampworks.com.
Hilton Halloween Drive-Thru, Saturday, Oct. 31, 6 to 8 p.m. (Free) Participants enter the hotel portico from Adams Avenue in their vehicles and receive a bag of goodies, costumes. Hilton Scranton and Conference Center, 100 Adams Ave., Scranton. 570-343-3000.
Halloween Light Show, through Sunday, Nov. 1, Thursdays-Sundays, 7 to 11 p.m. ($20 per car) Drive through and see the light show. After, try to throw an axe, drink hard cider and enjoy the fire pits. Lakeland Orchard and Cidery, 1649 Lakeland Drive, Scott Twp. 570-254-6038 or lakelandorchard.com.
Trivia of Terror, Tuesday, Oct. 13, 8 p.m. Bartari, 101 Adams Ave., Scranton. No cover. Features Spooky drink specials and scarier prizes. facebook.com/events/334706297604706
Haunted Carwash benefiting United Way, Tuesday, Oct. 27 through Friday, Oct. 30, 6 to 10 p.m. Car wash has been transformed into a haunted attraction. Get a car wash and enjoy a slow spooky ride through our car wash tunnel. $2 of every wash will benefit the United Way of Wyoming Valley. Orloski’s Carwash & Lube Shop, 295 Mundy St., Wilke-Barre. 570-270-9274 or facebook.com/OrloskisCarWash/.
Hellstead Manor, through Saturday, Oct. 31, Fridays-Saturdays, 7 to 11 p.m. ($27 admission) Attraction includes free parking and complimentary facemask. Hellstead Manor, 630 Harmony Road, Hallstead.
Horror Hall, through Sunday, Nov. 1, Fridays-Saturdays, 6 p.m. ; Sundays, 6 to 10 p.m. Tour groups will only be with who patrons arrive with. Venue will adhere to the CDC guidelines and recommendations. Horror Hall, 11 E. Poplar Street, Nanticoke. 570-735-7899 or facebook.com/HorrorHall/.
Reaper’s Revenge Haunted Hayride, through Sunday, Nov. 1, Fridays-Saturdays, 6 p.m. to 1 a.m.; Sundays, 6 to 11 p.m. Not recommended for children 10 and younger. Cash only at ticket booth. Reaper’s Revenge, 460 Green Grove Road, Scott Twp. 570-254-8038 or reapersrevenge.net.
Hotel of Horror, through Sunday, Nov. 1, Fridays, 7 to 11 p.m.; Saturdays, 6 to 11 p.m.; Sundays, 7 to 10 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 11, 7 to 11 p.m. ($25 and up) Walk through the hotel and experience some paranormal activity featuring actors. There will be no Theatre of the Damned, Coffin Coach or concessions. Also open, Oct. 11, 7 to 11 p.m. Box office accepts cash only with an ATM available. The Hotel of Horror, 5105 Cherry Valley Road, Saylorsburg. 570-992-3278 or hotelofhorror.com.
Dracula from Northern Ballet on Screen, Sunday, Oct. 11, 2 p.m. ($14 general admission/$12 members and seniors/$10 students and children) Screening of ballet contains sequence of flashing lights for those with photosensitive epilepsy. Dietrich Theater, 60 E. Tioga St., Tunkhannock. 570-996-1500 or dietrichtheater.com.
NEPA Horror Film Festival, Saturday, Oct. 17, noon. ($20) Doors open, noon; event, 1 p.m. Features film fest, live music, vendors, celebrity guests and movies. Circle Drive-In Theatre, 1911 Scranton-Carbondale Highway, Dickson City. facebook.com/SpookyScranton/.
Shaun of the Dead, Friday, Oct. 23, 9:30 p.m. ($5 tickets) Dietrich Theater, 60 E. Tioga St., Tunkhannock. 570-996-1500 or dietrichtheater.com.
The Rocky Horror Picture Show, Saturday, Oct. 24, 10 a.m. ($5) Costumes are strongly encouraged. Do not bring any liquid to be thrown or sprayed or lighters. Dietrich Theater, 60 E. Tioga St., Tunkhannock. 570-996-1500 or dietrichtheater.com.
Virtual Halloween Chemistry, Monday, Oct. 12, 7 p.m. On Zoom. Explore color-changing flames as part of your own Halloween-themed event. Color flame packet included for the first 25 people. bit.ly/PSUNEAlumniEvents or ScrantonAlumni@psu.edu.
Conversation and Q&A with Actress Kathy Najimy, Saturday, Oct. 24, 8 p.m. On Zoom. Najimy will share behind the scenes stories and answering your questions live and sharing clips from the fan-favorite holiday movie of the season. kirbycenter.org.
Radical Relay: Halloween Edition, Saturday, Oct. 24, 6 a.m. to 8 p.m. Virtual event. Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Roller Derby members will participate in a radical relay with costumes. Tune in every half hour as members fill 14 hours with biking, running, skating and working out from their homes. To donate, use Paypal or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Pocono Witch Festival Online, Friday, Oct. 23 through Sunday, Oct. 25. poconowitchesfestival.com.
Laura Rysz is the features copy editor and calendar editor at The Times-Tribune and runs the Talk of the Times column, which focuses on local fundraisers and other events. She also writes Chef’s Table that profiles restaurants around the region. Additionally, Laura curates events online on AccessNEPA.com. Laura is involved in the special Mother’s Day edition and curates occasional features Marry Memories and Times Travelers. She is a graduate of Haddonfield Memorial High School, New Jersey, and earned an English professional writing degree with a minor in mass communications from King’s College, Wilkes-Barre. She also earned a certificate in Social Media Marketing from Rutgers Business School. Contact: email@example.com; 570-348-9100 x5228.