HAPPENINGS

Oct. 30-Nov. 5 Happenings Calendar

What's coming up in events, comedy, classes and more in Northeast Florida

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HALLOWEEN

SPOOKTACULAR

The annual event continues 6:30-10 p.m. Oct. 30-31 at Jacksonville Zoo & Gardens, 370 Zoo Parkway, Jacksonville, $8 for members; $10 for nonmembers, 757-4463.

CREATURES OF THE NIGHT

Young ghosts and goblins wander wild walkways and meet costumed animal-keepers with creepy creatures and candy 5:30-7 p.m. Oct. 31 at St. Augustine Alligator Farm Zoological Park, 999 Anastasia Blvd., $8 adults, kids 2-11 $6 for pass members; $9 adults, $7 for kids 2-11 nonmembers; 824-3337, alligatorfarm.com.

HAUNT NIGHTS HAUNTED HOUSE

Apocalypse 3D Haunted House, dusk-11 p.m. through Nov. 2; Carnieville and Dark Fables, dusk-10 p.m. Oct. 30-31 and dusk-11 p.m. Nov. 1-2, at Adventure Landing, 1944 Beach Blvd., Jax Beach, prices vary; 246-4386, adventurelanding.com.

THE HOARD

7 p.m.-mid. Oct. 31 at Clay County Fairgrounds, 2493 S.R. 16, Green Cove Springs, 748-0059; $15 adults; $25 VIP; thedungeons-ha.com.

RIPLEY’S

Zombieville Part II Terror Under the Big Top paintball shooting gallery, 8-11 p.m. Oct. 31, 254 San Marco Ave., Old Sugar Mill, St. Augustine, 829-6545, facebook.com/redtrains.

PARANORMAL AFTER HOURS TOUR

An otherworldly tour of the historic Florida Theatre with CW-17’s “Local Haunts” host and a spiritual medium, 11 p.m. Oct. 31 at The Florida Theatre, 128 E. Forsyth St., Downtown, $39.50, 355-2787, floridatheatre.com.

AMAZING GRACE CROP MAZE

Petting zoo, corn crib, live music, fish and wildlife exhibit, 2-7 p.m. Nov. 1 and 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Nov. 2 at 2899 Wisteria Farms Rd., Green Cove Springs; $11 for ages 4 and older, 284-2949, agcropmaze.com.

TALES FROM THE STREETS

Jacksonville Deuces MC presents the fifth-annual costume party with meet and greet 8 p.m. Nov. 1 at Celebrity’s, 5522 Soutel Drive, Jacksonville; Deuces East Coast Regional Deuces Ride, 10:30 a.m. Nov. 2 at Super 8, 8555 Blanding Blvd., $5 per rider; Family Picnic, noon Nov. 2 at Fleet Reserve No. 91, 5391 Collins Road; fifth-annual costume dance, 9 p.m.-1 a.m. Nov. 2 at 146th ESB FLNG Army Armory, 9900 Normandy Blvd., Jacksonville, $10-$15 614-4490, 757-636-1601.

RIVER CITY HAUNTS

A ghostly walking tour, 8 p.m. every Fri. through Dec. 20, starting at Jacksonville Landing escalators. For reservations, call 827-1845; $15 for adults; $5 for kids 5-12; adlibtours.com.

HAUNTING OF SCHOOL HOUSE 4

11112 San Jose Blvd., Ste. 28, Mandarin; $20 Fri.-Sat., $18 Thur. and Sun., kids under 12 must be with an adult; 7-10 p.m. Oct. 31; pandemichauntedattractions.com.

 

EVENTS

CRAFTY LADIES FALL CRAFT SHOW

The Crafty Ladies Fall and Christmas Craft Show and Bake Sale is 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Nov. 1-2 at Highlands United Presbyterian Church at 10900 McCormick Road, Arlington, 641-9622, hupcjax.org.

 

COMEDY

RICH GUZZI HYPNOSIS

The comic/hypnotist appears 8 p.m. Oct. 30-31 and 8 and 10 pm. Nov. 1-2 at The Comedy Zone, 3130 Hartley Rd., Mandarin, $10-$14, 292-4242, richguzzi.com.

TOM GREEN

The award-winning comedian appears 8 p.m. Nov. 7, and 8 and 10 p.m. Nov. 8-9 at The Comedy Zone, 3130 Hartley Road (inside Ramada Inn), Mandarin, $20-$25, 292-4242, comedyzone.com.

 

KIDS

KIDS READING CLUB

Every Wed. except First Wednesday Art Walk, 4-5 p.m. readers read popular favorites to kids 6 months-8 years, 4 p.m. Oct. 30, Chamblin Bookmine, 215 N. Laura St., Downtown, free, chamblinbookmine.com.

THE VERY HUNGRY CATERPILLAR

Based on the popular children’s books, the performance includes a caterpillar’s metamorphosis into a beautiful butterfly, Little Cloud and The Mixed-Up Chameleon, 10:15 a.m. Nov. 5 at Thrasher-Horne Center for the Arts, 283 College Drive, Orange Park, $8, 276-6815, thcenter.org.

 

MIND, BODY & SOUL

WEEKLY RESOULTION 5K

The Resolution 5K Run, 6:30 p.m. every Mon., starts at 1st Place Sports, the Markets at Town Center and concludes at BlackFinn American Grille, 4840 Big Island Drive, St. Johns Town Center, free, 345-3466, jacksonville.blackfinnamericangrille.com.

 

POLITICS, ACTIVISM & BUSINESS

GOVERNMENT AFFAIRS COMMITTEE

The group gathers 8:30 a.m. Oct. 30 at AIFBY Chamber of Commerce, 961687 Gateway Blvd., Ste. 101G, Amelia Island, 261-3248.

CREATIVE BUSINESS PLANNING

The class “Business Planning for Creatives: Artists, Writers, Healers, Coaches, & Independent Practitioners” is held 10 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Nov. 1 and 15 and Dec. 6 in Atlantic Beach; yvette@narratives4change.com, 800-913-8611 ext. 1.

JACKSONVILLE JOURNEY

The oversight committee of this crime-fighting initiative meets 4 p.m. Nov. 21 in Eighth Floor Conference Room 851, Ed Ball Building, 214 N. Hogan St., Downtown. 630-7306.

 

UPCOMING EVENTS

ST. JOHNS RIVERKEEPER OYSTER ROAST

Nov. 22, Garden Club of Jacksonville

KATHLEEN MADIGAN

Dec. 13, Ponte Vedra Concert Hall 

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