Weekly Events Calendar October 19-25, 2020

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Each week, Oklahoma Today staffers comb through their calendars to find a handful of great events happening across the state. Get out! See Oklahoma! And be sure to let us know what you find, either here or on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram at @oklahomatoday.

Get your fill of frights during the Castle of Muskogee's Halloween Festival. Photo by Lori Duckworth

Get your fill of frights during the Castle of Muskogee's Halloween Festival. Photo by Lori Duckworth

Haunt the Castle

Haunted hayrides, zombie hunts, and spooky vendors of all kinds will take over the Castle of Muskogee during its annual Halloween Festival, offering seasonal scares and fun for all who attend. The 62-acre venue will be filled with festivities, ranging from kid-friendly to horror-ifically scary attractions. Minors under 16 must be accompanied at all times, and masks are required worn on the premises unless eating or drinking. Tickets start at $10 and can be purchased online. October 19-31. Admission, $10-$90. (918) 687-3625 or okcastle.com.

Friendly Monsters

For a walk on the softer side of spooky season, Norman’s Permian Monster Mash at Sam Noble Museum offers a “not-so-spooky” celebration for families. Guests of all ages can enjoy take-home crafts, photobooth fun, educational collections, and more, all while dressed in their favorite family-friendly costume. All activities are free with daily admission, but advance registration online or by phone is required. Admission is limited, so guests should make reservations as soon as possible, and don’t forget to bring a bag for treats! October 21-24. Admission, Free-$8. (405) 325-4712 or samnoblemuseum.ou.edu.

Explore the spooky side of nature at the Sam Noble Museum's annual Permian Monster Mash. Photo courtesy TravelOK.com

Explore the spooky side of nature at the Sam Noble Museum's annual Permian Monster Mash. Photo courtesy TravelOK.com

Camp-oween

Outdoor adventurers of all ages can enjoy a camp-tastic spooky celebration with Foss State Park’s 5th annual Halloween in the Park event, offering a haunted egg hunt, trick-or-treating, and a haunted trail. Participants are invited to dress up in their favorite costume, and campers will compete for the best decorated campsite. The haunted trail opens at dark on October 23 and 24, with the egg hunt starting at 6:30 p.m. on October 24. Guests are asked to bring non-perishable canned goods to donate as admission to the haunted trail. October 23-24. Admission, Free. (580) 592-4433 or TravelOK.com.

Treats & Tales

Treat the little literary lover in your life to a day with live sightings of their favorite characters from Jurassic Park, Peter Pan, Star Wars, Harry Potter, Legoland, and more at Tulsa Pop Kids’ Drive Thru Experience at Persimmon Hollow in Broken Arrow. Along with enjoying the live drive-thru show, kids who attend will receive a free book and a kid’s meal card from Chick-fil-A. The event is split into two sessions, and guests are asked to queue up by 10 a.m. or 2 p.m. The event is free, but online registration ahead of time is required. October 24. Admission, Free. (539) 777-1930 or tulsapopkids.org.

See your favorite fictional characters as you drive through Tulsa Pop Kids' Halloween experience. Photo courtesy Tulsa Pop Kids

See your favorite fictional characters as you drive through Tulsa Pop Kids' Halloween experience. Photo courtesy Tulsa Pop Kids

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Abigail Hall

Abigail Hall is Oklahoma Today's fall editorial intern.

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