Fun haunts for the entire family and one R-rated horror show to check out before Halloween Season 2018 “dies” down for good.
FOR THE FAMILY:
“Frankenstein Follies,” Bay Street Theater, corner of Bay Street, Sag Harbor. Oct. 26-28.
This 24th annual Halloween Bash, a musical featuring all your favorite monsters and ghouls, is sure to be “a graveyard smash” for you and your kids. Presented by Stages, a Children’s Theatre Workshop, Inc., this ghoulishly grand show is directed and choreographed by Helene Leonard and features a cast of local young performers.
Haunted Halloween, Old Bethpage Village Restoration, 1303 Round Swamp Road, Old Bethpage. Oct. 27-28.
Transport yourself back in time to experience an 1880s Halloween at this museum village, with a witch’s broom-making workshop and a reading of “The Legend of Sleepy Hollow.” Kids should make sure to come dressed to impress, as there’s a costume contest and parade. Other family-friendly activities include safe trick-or-treating, pumpkin painting and a scavenger hunt.
American “Scare”power Museum, 1230 New Hwy., Farmingdale. Oct. 28.
The American Airpower Museum has planned a child-safe Halloween event with trick-or-treating in the Haunted Hangar, a costume contest, crafts, face painting and a scavenger hunt. Families can also take a ride on the Travesty Tram or tour (if you dare) the Haunted Bomber aircraft.
FOR THE MATURE:
“The Rocky Horror Picture Show,” Patchogue Theatre, 71 E. Main St., Patchogue. Oct. 27.
Cult science-fiction horror satire (R-rated) film screens, along with a live shadowcast; with a pre-show reception, which begins at 7:30 p.m., to include a Halloween Costume Contest and the chance to buy a prop bag to participate in the show.
Bay Street: 631-725-9500 · baystreet.org
Old Bethpage Village Restoration: 516-572-8401 · obvrnassau.com
American Airpower Museum: 631-293-6368 · americanairpowermuseum.com
Patchogue Theatre: 631-207-1313 · patchoguetheatre.org