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Halloween: Haunted attractions throughout the metro offer frights of every kind, from zombies to haunted houses

Halloween: Haunted attractions throughout the metro offer frights of every kind, from zombies to haunted houses

Activities range from zombie-themed paintball to family-centric trick or treating.

(Cover design: Christopher Street)

Cover Story: Tricks! Treats! Frights! Delights! OKG’s Halloween event roundup is here

Pumpkins, goblins, zombies, murder mysteries, terror trails, candy, cocktails, costumes, bar crawls and more haunt the metro this season. With two weekends in which to celebrate the coming of all hallows’ eve this year, our city offers dozens of activities for adults and families alike. Heeeeere’s Oklahoma Gazette’s list of things to do and see


Storytime with Mr. Steve, stories for all ages, 11 a.m., Feb. 8. Barnes & Noble, Norman, 540 Ed Noble Parkway, Norman, 579-8800, barnesandnoble.com. SAT Christina Bloomer Kiser and Amanda G. Breeden Book Signing, author Christina Bloomer Kiser and illustrator Amanda G. Breeden will sign their new children’s book Cora’s Way: A Story of Kindness, 1-2:30

Something wild

Photo: Heather Brown Spring is always a busy time for the WildCare Foundation, as babies arrive needing extra attention, but this season, the organization took in more than 840 animals. The facility, which works to release animals back to their native habitat, took in an average of 40 animals per day in the three weeks


The title refers to the booze-soaked, foul-mouthed, likely STD-infected clown (British stand-up comedian Ross Noble) who meets an early, accidental demise while performing at an only child’s 10th birthday party. Because that’s what happens when kids tie your shoelaces together, causing you to trip and fall face-first into the butcher knife left precariously pointing upward

‘Time’ bandit

Avid readers keeping up with the current paranormal-fantasy scene will recognize Sherrilyn Kenyon’s name. With 60 published books across multiple series — and more than 50 of those titles landing on the New York Times best-seller list — the popularity of her work is undeniable. But Kenyon is not one to rest on her laurels,

Great ’grass

Given that Oklahoma International Bluegrass Festival aims on being a world-class festival, it only makes sense its acts come from all over the globe. Besides The Gatlin Brothers as headliners, this year sees Fragment flying in from the Czech Republic, the Kruger Brothers making their way from Switzerland, and the Bluegrass Boogiemen taking a long

‘Black’ beauty

As the state’s highest, driest and coolest location, Black Mesa bears an unforgiving landscape with dry grasslands and extreme temperatures. But, Linda Coldwell, marketing officer for the museum, said that although the landscape looks harsh and deserted, the area is teeming with life. “The Black Mesa currently has 150 species of animals living in it,

Early history

Youngsters can enjoy a variety of activities, including two different scavenger hunts available in the Hall of the People of Oklahoma and the Hall of Ancient Life. The hands-on aspect of the scavenger hunts is a great learning tool, said Linda Coldwell, public relations and marketing officer. “The scavenger hunts are a fun way for

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