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If you are a fan of the NBC daytime soap Days of Our Lives…you need to be at the NorthPark Barnes and Noble Thursday October 29 for a cast member book signing of “Days of our Lives 50 Years”, the official commemorative book celebrating the show’s golden anniversary.  Cast members Kristian Alfonso, Deidre Hall, Lauren Koslow, Stephen Nichols, Galen Gering, Billy Flynn, Camila Banus, Thaao Penghlis, and author and co-executive producer Greg Meng will be there.

Great American West Art Auction Saturday October 31 at the Great American West Gallery

The Texas Bicycle and Beer Expo is set for Dallas Heritage Village at Old City Park Saturday October 31.

The North Texas Fitness Expo is Saturday October 31 at Arlington Convention Center.

This is something cool and different to do for Halloween. The Victorian Murder and Mayhem Tour is set for Thursday and Friday October 29-30 at the Farmers Branch Historical Park. You will learn about famous and infamous Victorian murders and murderers inspired by the works of Edgar Allan Poe and real historical events.

Jamey Johnson is playing House of Blues Friday October 30.

Marilyn Manson/The Cult/Pop Evil/and Aranda are at the Verizon Friday October 30.

Chris Cornell of Soundgarden and Audioslave is playing The Majestic Sunday November 1.

Spice up your weekend with a little Salt-N-Pepa. See them in concert Friday October 30 at The Rustic.

Get your 80’s rock on with Metal Shop at Fat Daddy’s Sports and Spirits Café in Mansfield Friday October 30.

Then check out another blast from the past Saturday October 31 at Fat Daddy’s Sports and Spirits Café in Mansfield. It is Vanilla Ice.

Check out Thriller Night featuring Who’s Bad at Gas Monkey Live Saturday October 31.

Monster Dash is happening at Panther Island Pavilion Saturday October 31.

Get your groove on at Halloween Night at the Glass Cactus Saturday October 31.

Vinnie Paul of Pantera is having a Rocker Halloween Bash at Gas Monkey Bar and Grill Saturday October 31.

Sticker Treating at the Dallas Arboretum is Saturday October 31.

Tank and Treat at Children’s Aquarium at Fair Park Saturday October 31.

The Halloween Organ Spooktacular will be at The Meyerson Saturday October 31.

Halloween at the Museum Star Wars Day at the Frontiers of Flight Museum in Dallas is Saturday October 31.Start your Halloween celebration with the first STAR WARS DAY at the Museum and if you dress as your favorite Halloween or Star Wars character…you will get in free.

A Pet Festival and Halloween Costume Contest is happening at the Allen Public Library Saturday October 31. Bring the family and four-legged friends to Allen Public Library’s first pet costume contest and festival.  Dress up your pet in costume and compete for Best Costume and Owner/Pet Lookalike. Entry fee for the contest is an item(s) to donate to the Allen Animal Shelter.

The Spooky Pooch Halloween Festival is Saturday October 31 at Main Street Garden in downtown Dallas. It is a family all-day event. They will have live entertainment, including bands, dancers and twirlers. The spookiest costumes will win cash prizes.

Treat Street Stockyards Station is Saturday October 31.

Monster Music Fest at Main Street Garden is Saturday October 31.The Musicians of the Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra will perform a Halloween-themed concert at Arborlawn United Methodist Church in Fort Worth. The one-hour program will include both classical and pops favorites. Costumes are encouraged and prizes will be given for the most fun and unique costumes.

BrainDead Brewing in Deep Ellum has a cool Halloween planned. They are serving a four-course dinner with no utensils…1st course: Fingers …2nd course: Entrails… 3rd course: Face …4th course: brains. It is obviously called “The Zombie Diner”. Makeup artists will be on hand to help you make the transition from alive to dead to undead.

This deal at the W Hotel Saturday October 31 sounds interesting. They are calling it “Heads Will Roll”…a party 33 floors up where you will find the ghost of Marie Antoinette. You can do the VIP thing for 1,800 bucks but if you want some extra money for the Natural Light Beer…just pay the 30 bucks to get it.

One of my favorite scary comedies is playing at Texas Theater Friday October 30. Check out the “Return of the Living Dead 30th Anniversary with Punk Rock Zombie Party”.

If you are looking to get freaked out…there are a ton of Halloween haunts in the metroplex. Be sure to check out one of the freakiest… Strangling Brothers Haunted Circus, in Trader Village in Grand Prairie.  This deal is made from 25 freakishly tricked out semi-trailers that take you an hour to walk through.

Screams Halloween Theme Park in Waxahachie will reveals the all new Castle of the Doomed to kick off its 20th season! This new addition features a post-apocalyptic world with dehumanized inhabitants. If that doesn’t freak you out, Screams has 3 Haunted Houses and other Haunted Attractions like the Ghoulish Graveyard and the CarnEvil Clown Maze that are sure to scare you. Screams will be open every Friday & Saturday Night throughout the month of October culminating on Halloween night, Saturday October 31, 2015.

Creekside Manor Haunted House in Midlothian runs through October 31

Fright Fest 2015 at Six Flags Over Texas runs through November 1

Cutting Edge Haunted House 2015 in Fort Worth runs through November .Cutting Edge is located just south of 1-30 in Ft Worth across the interstate from downtown… located in an abandoned meat packing plant built in 1908.

Dark Hour Haunted House 2015 in Plano runs through October 31.  Carefully crafted in 47,000 square feet which once housed a major sporting goods retailer, Dark Hour provides over 30,000 sq. feet of terror to be explored by willing guests.

Fearaphobia in Bridgeport is open through October 31.

The Boneyard Haunted House in Arlington runs through November 1…located in the heart of the Metro-plex at 360 and Division across from Six Flags.

Hangman’s Haunted House in Fort Worth runs through October 31 celebrating its 27th Anniversary as the top charity-benefiting haunted house in the WORLD!

Moxley Manor Haunted House 2015 in Bedford runs through October 31.

The Parker House Haunted Attraction 2015 in Denton runs through October 31.

Dan’s Haunted House gives you a chance to take a journey into Japanese Culture and Folklore.

Reindeer Manor Halloween 2015 runs through November 7 in Red Oak.

Slaughter House 2015 on Elm Street in Dallas runs through November 1. They promise you 16 thousand square feet of terror.

The Dark Path Haunt Goatman’s Bridge haunted event in Denton runs through October 31. They say this deal is located in the REAL haunted woods adjacent to the legendary “Goatman’s Bridge” in Denton, TX.

Thrillvania 2015 runs through October 31 at Thrillvania Thrill Park. According to legend, Verdun Manor was the home of a werewolf, Baron Michael Verdun, and his vampire wife, Lady Cassandra. Herein lies the dark and twisted tale that led to the haunting of Verdun Manor and the nearly 50 acres surrounding it.

Nightmare at the Wax Museum 2015 at Madame Tussaud’s Palace of Wax and Ripley’s Believe it or Not runs now through October 31

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