Halloween Happenings

Hey Vallejo & Benicia peeps…
All Hallows Eve is coming. Here are local events to check out:

MareIslandOctober 22, 23, 24, 25, 29, 30, 31 and November 1. 5pm-9pm
NIGHTMARE ISLAND 
hosted by The Undertaker

Fall fundraiser for the Mare Island Shoreline Heritage Preserve.
At Mare Island Shoreline Heritage Preserve, 167 O’Hara Court @ Railroad Ave Mare Island, Vallejo.
TICKETS: Available in advance or by donation at door:
To Pre-purchase tickets: (http://nightmareisland.brownpapertickets.com/)
Age 15 & older, $2-10 sliding scale. Children & under 15, Free.
Info: digtheundertaker@gmail.com or call 707-563-5593.

  • Come in costume and bring a flashlight
  • This is an all-ages event. Attractions suited to the 13 and older crowd will be marked.
  • Explore the 4 WW1-era historic ammunitions bunkers, where sorry souls are trapped.
  • Tour the Navy’s oldest cemetery in the west with The Undertaker, with graves dating back to the 1850’s, nightly at 6:30pm.
  • Hike to the highest point on Mare Island for a view of 7-counties, visit the Spirit Ship.
  • Bring a picnic dinner to enjoy under the string lights on the old tennis court next to the cemetery.
  • Enjoy outdoor displays and zombies to assist you if you happen to get lost. Multiple sound installations by Re:Sound artist Jen Boyd

October 22, 23, 24, 29, 30. 7:30 pm
PARANORMAL INVESTIGATIONS with Soulseekers Paranormal Research
At NightMARE Island,
Visitor’s Center, 167 O’Hara Court, Mare Island.

October 22, 23, 24, 25, 29. 5pm-9pm
DOCTOR BURGUNDY’S ELECTROSTATIC MEDICINE SHOW
At NightMARE Island,
Visitor’s Center, 167 O’Hara Court, Mare Island. Under the tent on the old tennis court.
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Thursday, October 22, 5m-9pm
HALLOWEEN MARKET NIGHT

Vendors will have lots of artistically and appropriately spooky items, curiosities, costume pieces, makeup or decorative items for purchase!
At NightMARE Island, Visitor’s Center, 167 O’Hara Court, Mare Island.
* I’ll be vending Cinder Garden Steampunk and Costumes

Friday, October 23, 5pm-9pm
COSPLAY COSTUME NIGHT

Come on out in your finery for the costume contest. $100 1st place prize.
At NightMARE Island, Visitor’s Center, 167 O’Hara Court, Mare Island.

Saturday, October 24, 5pm-9pm
PARANORMAL INVESTIGATOR Meet & Greet Night

Meet local and regional investigators, ask questions, learn about the tools of the trade and check out their presentations. Later, join with them on an open investigation.
At NightMARE Island, Visitor’s Center, 167 O’Hara Court, Mare Island.

Sunday, October 25, 5pm-9pm
CREATURE FEATURES MOVIE NIGHT!

Bob Wilkins Jr. will show “Watch Horror Films, Keep America Strong” by filmmaker Tom Wyrsch, a rollicking documentary on the long-running TV show, CREATURE FEATURES.
At NightMARE Island, Visitor’s Center, 167 O’Hara Court, Mare Island.
https://www.facebook.com/events/914507085299626/

Obtainium Halloween

Friday & Saturday, October 30 & 31, 4pm-7pm
HAUL OF ILLUSIONS HAUNTED HOUSE
Bring the kids to an old-style kid-friendly Victorian Haunted House in our studio and enjoy games, trick or treat, refreshments, costume contest, arts and crafts. At Obtainium Works, 510 Pennsylvania St. Vallejo
TICKETS: Adults – $5.00 at the door; Children 12 and under are FREE with an accompanying adult. obtainiumworks.net/2015-haul-o-ween/

Friday & Saturday, October 30 & 31, 9pm-11pm
THE MALTESE CTHULHU MURDER MYSTERY THEATRE
Come join the crew of Obtainium Works as they unravel the mystery of what has happened to the Neverwas Haul and the only clue is a statue of the Steampunk God, Cthulhu!
At Obtainium Works, 510 Pennsylvania St. Vallejo
TICKETS:
$35/pp Cocktails, appetizers, dinner and show for only. $15 for Show only. obtainiumworks.net/2015-haul-o-ween/

DayofDeadFriday & Saturday, October 30 & 31, 11am-7pm
FRIDA KAHLO DAY OF THE DEAD
SAC (Solano AIDS Coalition) hosts and interactive exhibit honoring Frida Kahlo. Multi-cultural music and dance performances.
At Vallejo Fright Night at the Vallejo Waterfront

Sunday, November 1,5pm-9pm
DIA DE LOS MUERTOS

Observe this traditional Meso-American holiday with a community altar in the Visitor’s Center. Add items to our altar to honor our ancestors and loved ones that have passed away, celebrate their lives and our connection to them.
7:30pm Procession to Mare Island historic cemetery.
At NightMARE Island, Visitor’s Center, 167 O’Hara Court, Mare Island.

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