Haunted happenings to scare your pants off 

Be afraid ... Be very afraid

If you can't wait another week for bobbing apples and candy corn, you're in luck. There are plenty of haunted happenings around town to get you  nice and spooked.

Walking down a cobblestone alley on a cold Charleston night chills the spine. Black Cat Tour's Wicked Charleston Walking Tour meets at the corner of Market and Meeting through Oct. 22 to uncover the seedy underbelly of Charleston's elite (i.e. prostitutes, gangsters, transvestite killers). Tickets are $15 with the tour led by Mark R. Jones, author of the Wicked Charleston book series. College of Charleston is also hosting free ghost tours around campus on Oct. 24.

If you still have the guts you can head out to Boone Hall Fright Nights to survive their four newest attempts to make you crawl out of your skin. The haunted house is still blood curdling, with the hayride and corn maze making you scream for momma. They've also introduced the high-tech Night of the Zombies, placing you in the middle of a room full of the undead — BRAINS!! 

Running for your life may not be family friendly. Fortunately there's the St. James Pumpkin Patch and Autumn Festival to soothe your fears. Every Saturday through Nov. 2 the festival celebrates fall with face painting and a pumpkin sale for charity.

The Original Amazin' Maze in Maize and Pumpkin Patch goes through Halloween at Legare Farms featuring the first ever myrtle maze. It's a vast seven-acre labyrinth snaking through three miles of farmland that will give any challenger a case of the mazey crazies..  

Have you run into any other can't-miss spooky events around town? Let us know and we'll add it to the list!

 

 

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