Where to celebrate Halloween on Martha’s Vineyard
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Friday, Oct. 25
Crafts at Edgartown Library 2 to 4 pm. Make monster dioramas and Halloween trick-or-treat bags. 508-627-4221.
Dance at Alex's Place 7 to 10 pm, YMCA of M.V., Oak Bluffs. For all middle school students in grades 6 through 8. $5. 508-696-7171.
Saturday, Oct. 26
Trick-or-Treat at YMCA of M.V. 3–5 pm, Oak Bluffs. Crafts, activities, and more, $10/family; free for members. 508-696-7171.
Party at Oak Bluffs Library 12 noon. Children's celebration with crafts, spooky movies, and a spooky tunnel. Wear costume, trick-or-treat. 508-693-9433.
YMCA Broadcast of "War of the Worlds" 5 pm, Oak Bluffs. Pasta dinner and a radio broadcast of Orson Welles's "War of the Worlds," which caused alien hysteria in 1938. Followed by the film "War of the Worlds." 508-696-7171.
Crafts at Edgartown Library See Oct. 25.
Sunday, Oct. 27
Festival at Marine Hospital 12 noon to 3 pm, Vineyard Haven. Contests and prizes for best costume, best pumpkin carving; cider, animals. Hosted by M.V. Museum. Free. 508-627-4441 ext. 110.
Artist Ball at Dreamland 7 to 10 pm, Oak Bluffs. Prizes for best mask, make-up, and costumes; music by Frank Wilkins Band; Whatever the Outcome art installation. $20. 508-693-5444.
Tuesday, Oct. 29
Ghost Stories and Hunt at Oak Bluffs Library 6 pm. Holly Nadler tells stories and leads hunt. Bring flashlight, camera. Free. 508-693-9433.
Costume Zumba at YMCA of M.V. 6:45–7:45 pm, Oak Bluffs. $20; free for members. 508-696-7171.
Wednesday, Oct. 30
Zombie Bar Crawl 8 pm, meet at the Tabernacle, Oak Bluffs. Dress like a zombie, walk to various bars, ends with dance party at The Lampost.
Thursday, Oct. 31
Pre Trick-or-Treat Craft at Oak Bluffs Library 10:30 am. Come in costume and make festive candy corn. 508-693-9433.
Parade on Main Street, Vineyard Haven 3–4 pm, starts at Mansion House corner to Le Grenier Restaurant, on sidewalk. Wear costumes; parade led by Bella. 508-292-1706.
Party at Grange Hall 3:30–5 pm, West Tisbury. Hay rides, refreshments, crafts.
Treats at Dairy Queen 4–7 pm, Edgartown. All costumes get a free DQ treat.
Benefit Happy Hour at Ocean View Restaurant 5–7 pm, Oak Bluffs. Costume contest, hors d'oeuvres, chowder, raffle. Benefits Family to Family charity. $10. email@example.com.
Movie and Pizza at Oak Bluffs Library 6 pm. Documentary based on "Amityville Horror." Free. 508-693-9433.
Film: "Frankenstein" at M.V. Film Center 7:30 pm, Vineyard Haven. National Theatre London's staging of Shelley's classic horror novel. 508-696-9369.
Party at Portuguese-American Club 8–11 pm, Oak Bluffs. Live music by Serendipity, costume contest. Free, donations accepted. 508-693-9875.
Party at Dreamland 9 pm, Oak Bluffs. Sponsored by Chicken Alley. Music by DJ Pretty Ninja, Teo-redity, and Antler Boy. Costume contest. $15.