Thursday, October 2, 2014

Halloween Update: Rise of the Jack O' Lanterns and More

Rise of the Jack O' Lanterns
Descanso Gardens
1418 Descanso Drive
La CaƱada Flintridge, CA, 91011
Oct. 3-5, 8-12, 15-19, 22-26, 29- Nov. 2
Adult (13-64): $16 - $28
Child (3 - 12): $14 - $22
Children 2 and Under: FREE

 Lighting up the night once again this October is a unique all-ages Halloween extravaganza – RISE of the Jack O’Lanterns! More than 5,000 hand-carved jack o’lanterns created by professional artists and sculptors are arranged in artful displays throughout a 1/4-mile scenic trail. The entire family-friendly stroll is a multi-sensory experience that is sure to be a lasting annual family tradition.
All new for 2014! Imagine seeing thousands of carved jack o’lanterns arranged within a variety of exciting themes. Visitors will see a re-creation of the New York City Skyline, favorite sports stars from your professional teams, amazingly carved images of famous TV stars, a giant graveyard made of jack o’lanterns, and a pre-historic arrangement of life-sized dinosaurs made entirely out of lit jack o’lanterns! The variety of themes are sure to impress visitors of all ages.

Wicked Lit 2014
October 3 – November 8, 2014
7:30 p.m
Mountain View Mausoleum & Cemetery
2300 N. Marengo Ave. Altadena CA 91001

Live plays with horror themes are acted out before you in a Mausoleum

Las Lloronas, inspired by the Mexican tale “La Llorona” and real events
Adapted by Jonathan Josephson, Directed by Paul Millet
Bram Stoker’s Dracula’s Guest
Adapted by John Leslie,  Directed by Jeff G. Rack
The Monk, inspired by the novel by Matthew Gregory Lewis
Adapted by Douglas Clayton,  Directed by Debbie McMahon
And the Frame for Wicked Lit 2014:
The Spirits of Walpurgisnacht
Written and Directed by Charlie Mount and Aurora Long

Classic Halloween Films All Month Long
Oct 3-31, select dates
Old Town Music Hall
140 Richmond St.
El Segundo, CA  90245


Classics like the original Frankenstein and The Mummy will be playing short runs over October.