Halloween carnival: Enjoy food and games at the Bellview Halloween Carnival from 5 to 8 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 24, at 1070 Tolman Creek Road, Ashland. Purchase tickets three for $1 at the door. Children need to be accompanied by an adult. Call 482-1310 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
Masquerade and Kids Arcade: Halloween activities for the whole family will be available at the Masquerade and Kids Arcade event from 9 p.m. to 12 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 24, at the Underground Marketplace, 33 N. Third St., Ashland. The evening includes a dance and food hall for adults 18 and older, a bar for ages 21 and older and a kids arcade. Admission is $10 for singles, $16 for couples and $25 for families with up to three children. Additional children are $1 each. Call 488-5361.
Ashland Elks Haunted House: The Ashland Elks Lodge will host its Creepy Carnival haunted house for children 14 and under from 4:30 to 7 p.m. Thursday and Friday, Oct. 29-30, and from 3:30 to 6:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 31, at the lodge, 255 E. Main St., Ashland. A suggested $2 donation will benefit the lodge's fund for youth activities and sports teams in the Rogue Valley. Call 482-3911 or see www.ashlandelks.org.
Haunted House: The Darkwing Manor and Morguetorium Museum will open its doors to the public for a charity haunted house and grounds event from 6 to 9:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Oct. 30-31, at 4192 Coleman Creek Road, Phoenix. Proceeds will benefit the Children's Advocacy Center in Medford. Donations of $5 per person are appreciated. This event is not recommended for children under 8 years old. See www.darkwing-manor.com.
ghost tour: Follow Ashland High School senior Carly Cottle and members of the Southern Oregon University Paranormal Club at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 30, for a ghost tour of the SOU campus, 1250 Siskiyou Blvd., Ashland. The tour will begin at Susanne Holmes Hall, off Indiana Street. Admission is free. Bring cameras, flash lights and walking shoes. See http://ashlandparks.recware.com or call 488-5340 to register.
Monster dash: The Kiwanis Club of Ashland and the Ashland Schools Foundation will host a Monster Dash Halloween Fun Run on Saturday, Oct. 31. The run will begin at 2 p.m. in Lithia Park in Ashland. There will be a 5-kilometer run and a 1-mile fun run and and walk. Costumes are encouraged. Prizes will be awarded to runners by age group and to individuals and groups with the best costume. Pre-registration is $20 for adults and $10 for children 11 and younger. Registration is $25 for adults on the day of the race. A limited number of Monster Dash T-shirts will be available for $7 at the race. Proceeds will support programs in Ashland public schools. For more information or to register, see www.ashlanddiwanismonsterdash.com or call 488-4897 or 482-8197.
Halloween Parade: Ashland's annual Halloween Parade will wind its way down East Main Street from 3:15 to 4:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 31, in downtown Ashland. The parade will start at the Ashland library and end at the Ashland Plaza. Downtown merchants will hand out candy during the parade. Call 482-3486.
Halloween Party: The Rogue Valley Metaphysical Library will host its fifth annual Come As You Are Halloween Party from 5 to 8 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 31, at 258 A St., Suite 2, Ashland. RVML volunteers and staff will provide refreshments and free door prizes every 15 minutes. Call 552-9119 or see email@example.com.