Looking for a great way to spend your Halloween? Try some of the fun Halloween parties and events taking place tonight! Then, check out all the exciting marathons, dog walks, nature exploration opportunities, and other exciting events going on as we head into November.
Halloween Tour of Westminster Hall and Burying Grounds
Rare look at Westminster Hall’s well-preserved catacombs and burying grounds, the final resting place of famous Marylanders including Edgar Allan Poe and General James McHenry. Eerie pipe organ music and readings of Poe stories. Free cider and popcorn will be served. $3-5. 6-9pm. Westminster Hall, Baltimore. www.law.umaryland.edu/westminster/Welcome.html.
Marley Station Mall’s Annual Halloween Boo Bash
Have a ghoulishly good time with spooktacular candy and treats from your favorite stores as well as enjoy live children’s entertainment taking place in the center court. 6-8pm. Marley Station , rMall, Glen Burnie. www.marleystation.com.
RA Sushi’s Annual Boo Bash Party
Have a ghoulishly good time on Halloween at RA Sushi Bar Restaurant’s Boo Bash Party. Party the night away with spooktacular food and drink specials, a costume contest, and a guest D.J. who will spin a haunting mix of beats. 7pm. RA Sushi Bar Restaurant, Baltimore. www.rasushi.com/Boo-Bash-2013.
Downrigging Weekend 2013
Nov. 1-4. Sultana Projects’ largest annual Tall Ship and boat festival on the East Coast with musicians, lectures, filmmakers, authors, and sailing. Prices and times vary. Sultana Projects, Chestertown. www.sultanaprojects.org.
School’s Out: $3 Fun at Robinson
Hour-long planetarium presentation or scavenger hunt. $3 in addition to regular admission. 9am-5pm. Robinson Nature Center, Columbia. www.howardcountymd.gov/robinsonnaturecenter.htm.
Run for the Ta-Tas 5K Fun Run/Walk
Race in honor of all friends, family, and community members who have been diagnosed with breast cancer. $5-10 donation requested. 9am. Fleet Feet Sports, Severna Park. www.fleetfeetannapolis.com.
British Army Garrison
Join recreated British Regiments as they garrison fort and demonstrate life of British soldiers during American War of Independence. $5. 10am-4pm. Fort Frederick State Park, Big Pool. www.dnr.maryland.gov.
Nov. 2-3. Join the residents of Anne Arundel County as they partake in the annual militia muster. Learn about colonial weapons and life and maybe practice some drilling, too. Free. 10am-4pm. Historic London Town and Gardens, Edgewater. www.historiclondontown.com.
Explore stars and constellations with games, stories, sky gazing with naturalist. $3-$10. 7-9pm. Elk Neck State Park, North East. http://www.dnr.state.md.us/publiclands/central/elkneck.asp.
Participants follow naturalist on one-mile hike to find owls, discuss basic biology, habitat, diet, and conservation efforts. $5. 8-10pm. Ages 16+. Soldiers Delight N.E.A., Patapsco Valley State Park, Owings Mills. http://dnr.maryland.gov/publiclands/central/soldiersdelight.asp.