Where to go for hauntings & happenings

Halloween Round Up

It’s that time of year again where the undead have risen and our true inner spirits awaken. From the family friendly to adults only, lighthearted frills to frightful thrills, here’s a list of where you can celebrate all the tricks and treats.

Haunted Rogers Mansion, at 17 Meeting House Lane in Southampton, has been taken over by spirits and ghouls. Learn about the town’s past in a hauntingly good time. It’s open on Wednesdays and Saturdays now through November 3 from 11 AM to 4 PM. Cost: $5 for adults and non-members, free for members and children. Call 631-283-2494 for more information.

Suffolk County Historical Society, at 300 W. Main Street in Riverhead hosts a “Halloween Tea & Talk: Murder & Mayhem on Long Island,” featuring guest speaker Amy Kasuga Folk on Saturday, November 3 at 1 PM. Folk will tell the true tale of revenge and murder on Wickham farm in the 19th Century. Teas with, very fitting, finger sandwiches and sweets will be served. Call 631-727-2881 ext. 100 for more info.

The Long Island Aquarium, at 431 E. Main Street in Riverhead, will have a family friendly Halloween party on Saturday, October 27, from 10 AM to 4 PM, called “Bats, Barnacles & Broomsticks.” “Buoys and ghouls” in costume receive 50 percent off admission with a paying adult. Children will roam the aquarium halls gathering treats and get to see the Costume Parade featuring the famous penguins. There will also be craft and game stations. Adults return for a frightful fest 8 PM to 12 AM with the annual Masquerade Ball in the Sea Star Ballroom. It will feature open bar, DJ with dancing, passed hors d’oeuvres, and light buffet stations. Costumes encouraged. Tickets are $69.95. Call 631-208-9200 ext. 426.

Join the 19th Annual Rowdyween Party on Wednesday, October 31, at 7:30 PM at Rowdy Hall on 10 Main Street in the Parrish Mews in East Hampton. The party invites guests to enjoy one complimentary drink in addition to drink specials, snacks, live DJ, and $500 in cash prizes awarded to best costumes. Admission is $30 in advance or $35 at the door. Call 631-324-8555.

Springs Tavern at 15 Fort Pond Blvd in East Hampton will host its first party on Friday, October 26, from 10 PM to 2 AM with live music by DJ Chile and DJ Matty Nice, along with drink specials. There will $100 gift certificate for the best costume and $50 gift card for the best male and female costume. Montauk Brewing Company will be giving away tricks and treats for the most revealing, best couple, best group, scariest, funniest, and most original. Let the fright begin! Cover is $10. A second Scaryoke party will be on Saturday, October 27, from 9 PM to 1 AM, with drink specials and best costume prizes. No cover. Call 631-527-7800.

Indian Wells Tavern, at 117 Main Street in Amagansett, invites adults to celebrate Halloween on Friday, October 26 from 10 PM to 1 AM. Dance to a live DJ, enjoy beer and drink specials. Best male and female costumes receive a $100 gift card redeemable at Indian Wells Tavern and Bostwick’s Chowder House. Gift baskets will be awarded to the brave most revealing, best couple, group, scariest, funniest, and most original. $10 cover. Call 631-267-0400.

Stephen Talkhouse, located at 161 Main Street in Amagansett, will have a musical Halloween Party with Hello Brooklyn on Saturday, October 27, at 10 PM. Tickets are $15. Call 631-267-3117.

Solé East, at 90 Second House Road in Montauk, welcomes you to monster mash during the bewitching hours on Saturday, October 27, from 8 PM onward. Free bar food, drink specials, live DJ, and costumed guests will be entered to win a weekend stay. Call 631-668-2105.

The Sag Harbor Whaling & Historical Museum on 200 Main Road in Sag Harbor welcomes the spiritually inclined on a ghost walking tour of town on Friday, October 26, from 6 to 8 PM. Annette Hinkle will point out locations of true life haunting experiences. $30 tax deductible price, recommended for ages 12 and up. Call 631-725-0770.

Greenport Brewing Company’s Halloween Party will be on Saturday, October 27, from 7 to 11 PM at 42155 Main Road in Peconic with a live DJ, costume party, and restaurant special. Call 631-477-1100.

American Beech, at 300 Main Street in Greenport, will host its annual Halloween party with all the frights on Saturday, October 27, from 8 PM to 12 AM. DJ Angelica Morrow will provide the music, Chef Kyle Romeo serves up appetizers with top bartenders, and there will be prizes for the best costumes. Admission is free. Call 631-477-5939.