Halloween Hauntings 2012

Published: Thursday, October 11, 2012 at 02:31 PM.

The Kiwanis Club will sell BBQ plates and music will be provided by Smokin’ Rodeo from 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. and Geoff McBride from 2-6 p.m. For more information, call 850-837-6241.

Harvest Market & Monstrous Halloween Celebration

Enjoy browsing, trick-or-treating and a pumpkin carving contest Oct. 27 in Rosemary Beach. The event is free. A Harvest Market, with artist booths filled with painting, pottery, jewelry and other handcrafted items from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. in North Barrett Square. Bring the little ghosts and goblins for trick-or-treating through town center businesses and the Harvest Market artist's booths from 3:30-5:30 p.m. in Town Center/South Barrett Square. Enter a pumpkin carving contest with prizes, or enjoy a moonwalk, hayrides, airbrush tattoos, games, music and more. Visit Gigi’s for a Halloween photo for their Wall of Fab.

For more Halloween fun, visit OHANA Institute’s Third Annual Scarecrow Lane and tour the haunted cemetery.

Zombie Mud Run

We're Alive! A race for survival zombie obstacle mud run, a 5K obstacle course with a zombie twist, will be held Oct. 27 at the Northwest Florida Fair Grounds, rain or shine. Events for the family include a Kidz' zone with inflatables and face painting while parents run the obstacle course. Armbands for the Kidz' zone are $6 at the event tent. To register, visit www.dmgzombiemudrun.org. Volunteers are also needed. The event will benefit two local charity groups on the Emerald Coast.

The course starts with obstacles including 4 foot and 6 foot walls, cargo climbing nets, monkey bars, rope bridges, foam pits slip and slides, culvet tunnels and of course lots of mud. On some parts of the course you will encounter zombies who will try to capture one of your three flags, like in flag football.

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