Halloween happenings in the Berkshires

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Feeling all dressed up with no where to go? We've compiled a list of spooky fun in the Berkshires this Halloween season where you can show off your awesome homemade costume.


At Hancock Shaker Village: Haunted Hancock, wander the village under lantern light, listen to true stories and discover the Shakers' role in the spiritualist movement, ages 12 and up, $30 ($27 for members), 7 p.m Thursdays through Halloween, 1843 W. Housatonic St., Pittsfield.

Wander acres of Naumkeag's gardens at The Incredible Naumkeag Pumpkin Show, with more than 1,000 pumpkins and gourds, 400-plus jack-o-lanterns, botanical arrangements, myriad lights and slightly spooky surprises, 4 to 8:30 p.m. Thursday to Sunday until Oct. 27, and again on Oct. 31. Tickets are $15, $9, children free.

For those looking for a real scary good time, 13 Nights at Jiminy Returns where you can experience the terror as you descend into the depths of Jiminy's past as a haunted hold out. This is best for ages 10 and up. 6:30 to 10:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday through Nov. 1 and on Halloween, 37 Corey Road, Hancock. $25, $40 Scare and Scream Package includes one trip through 13 nights and two roads on the Mountain Coaster.

At The Mount, take a special guided tour of the most haunted parts of the estate to find out who may still call The Mount home, $24 adults, $20 youth, not recommended for children under 12, 5:45 to 7:45 p.m. Friday and Saturday through Oct. 26, 2 Plunkett St., Lenox.

FRIDAY, Oct. 25

Naumkeag's Haunted House returns with a delightfully frightful experience that is not for the faint of heart. This is best for ages 13 and up, 15-minute time slots between 6:30 and 8:45 p.m., 5 Prospect Hill Road, Stockbridge.

Grab your dancing shoes and your best costume for Whiskey City's costume party at James A. Modolo VFW Post 8348. Tickets are $10 and the event is held 9 p.m. to midnight, 800 S. Main St., Great Barrington. Prizes for best costumes. 21 and older.


Naumkeag's Haunted House returns with a delightfully frightful experience that is not for the faint of heart, ages 13 and up, $25, $20 members, 15-minute time slots between 6:30 and 8:45 p.m., 5 Prospect Hill Road, Stockbridge.

Head to the Knox Trail Inn for the Barons of Becket's Rockin' Halloween show, 8:30 to 11:30 p.m., 1898 East Otis Road, East Otis.

Tavern at the A is having a Halloween dance party and a costume contest with cash prizes, 9 p.m. to 1 a.m., 303 Crane Ave., Pittsfield. There is a $5 cover.

The Invasion Halloween Edition with DJ B and DJ Marc the Don will take over 7 Grille. $10 pre-sale, $15 at door, $20 without a costume, 9 p.m. to 1 a.m., 7 Winter St., Pittsfield. 21 and older.

And at the Red Basement, HXC Halloween in WMass featuring Escuela, Koo Wop, Hearse and more will get the party started beginning at 3 p.m. $7 suggested donation ($5 if wearing a costume), 48 Elberon Ave., Pittsfield.

In Great Barrington, Bogie's Steak & Ale will host Hair Ballz and WYKYD, $10, 9 p.m., 935 S. Main St.

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Get in touch with spirits with the help of Spiritualist Minister and professional psychic-medium Julie MacDonald on the Hoosac Valley Train Ride's special Spirited Train Ride. The rain leaves the station at 6 p.m. Upon arrival at Southview, patrons will get off the train and take a walking tour through the cemetery, which is close to the Hoosac Tunnel, with Julie as their guide. Tickets are $30. 3 Hoosac St., Adams.


Stop by Naumkeag for trick-or-treating, live music and a bonfire, $15, $9, children free, 4 to 8:30 p.m., 5 Prospect Hill Road, Stockbridge.

The Egremont Barn is hosting a Halloween Show and costume party with Psychic Friends, 8 to 11 p.m., 17 Main St., South Egremont.

Join Only in My Dreams Events and IS183 Art School of the Berkshires for a spooky evening of Trick-or-Trivia, an event packed with three rounds of trivia, costume contests, performances and cash prizes, with a special performance by Miss Berkshire 2019 Jai Mason Miranda Moirai, 6 to 9 p.m. at The Colonial Theatre, 111 South St., Pittsfield. Tickets are $25, $10 ages 13-20.

Stop by Mingo's Sports Bar & Grill for a Halloween dance party with DJ BIZZ. Before dancing starts at 10 p.m., play a round of musical bingo, starting at 8. Costumes highly encouraged for this free event at 41 Roberts Drive, North Adams.

Melissa Brinton will perform some spooky tunes at the Lion's Den, 7:30 p.m., The Red Lion Inn, 30 Main St., Stockbridge.

Bright Ideas Brewing will host "Barrel Aged Halloween Party" with plenty brews and tunes from DJ Elixir and DJ iamsam; best costume gets a free tasting flight, 7 p.m. 111 Mass Moca Way, North Adams.

This year's annual Halloween party at Freight Yard Pub & Restaurant is "Game of Thrones"-themed, with a costume contest and dancing, 8 p.m., 1 Furnace St., North Adams.

Make your Halloween a movie night with a screening of the classic holiday film "The Nightmare Before Christmas," (1993), at the Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center. The screening starts at 7 p.m. and is $8 for adults, $5 for children age 12 and under. 14 Castle St., Great Barrington.

The Dream Away Lodge carries on its tradition of hosting an awesome Halloween party, the Annual Misfit Ball and Drag Extravaganza. You'll want to bring your best, creative costume to this event, which goes from 8 p.m. to midnight. Expect food, dancing, cash bar and Misty Blues. There is also Daniel's Parade of Outfits. Tickets are $20. 1342 County Road, Becket.

NOV. 1

Make a night of it at Bousquet Ski Area for "Apocalypse on the Mountain." This event is this year's version of last year's "An Evening of a Curious Nature," featuring dancing and food all night long, $33.46 general admission, $65.28 VIP, 101 Dan Fox Drive, Pittsfield.

NOV. 2

Don't miss the Greylock WORKS Masquerade 2019, 8 p.m. to midnight, 508 State Road, North Adams. Tickets are $25 to this 21 and older event.

Halloween might be over, but the New Boston Inn is still squeezing in its Halloween party, featuring a buffet, dancing and scavenger hunt, $20 in advance, $25 at door, 9 p.m., 101 N. Main St., Sandisfield.


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