CHATTANOOGA HAUNTED HAYRIDE
* Address: Davis Cattle Co. ranch, 1242 Ooltewah-Ringgold Road, Ringgold, Ga., one mile south of the Windstone subdivision.
* Dates and hours: 7 p.m.-midnight today, Saturday, Sunday and Halloween.
* Admission: $15 ages 13 and older, $10 ages 6-12. Portion of proceeds benefits Ringgold Youth Athletic Association.
* Web site: http://chattanoogahauntedhayride.com.
THE CHOPPING MAUL
* Address: Winners Circle Family Fun Center, 59 Kellerhauls Lane, Fort Oglethorpe.
* Dates and hours: 7 p.m.-midnight today and Saturday, 7-11 p.m. Sunday-Thursday, 7 p.m.-midnight Nov. 2-3.
* Admission: $13; $11 each for groups of 10 or more.
* Phone: (706) 858-0950.
* Web site: www.terrortainment.com.
* Address: 5017 McDonald Road, McDonald, Tenn.
* Dates and hours: 7 p.m.-midnight today and Saturday.
* Admission: $15.
* Phone: (423) 396-9790.
* Web site: www.freewebs.com/thehauntedbarn.
* Address: Sir Goony’s Family Fun Center, 5918 Brained Road.
* Dates and hours: 7 p.m. today through Wednesday.
* Admission: $15; $12 for children under 10 (Haunted Golf included).
* Phone: 892-5922.
* Web site: www.hauntedcarnival.com.
* Address: Ruby Falls, 1720 S. Scenic Highway, Lookout Mountain.
* Dates and hours: Tickets on sale at 7:30 p.m., cavern opens at 8 p.m. today, Saturday, Sunday and Halloween.
* Admission: $20 ($18 if bought online); $5 for the Last Ride ($4 if purchased with tickets at the gate).
* Phone: 821-2544.
* Web site: www.hauntedcavern.com.
* Address: U.S. 41 and Depot St., Ringgold, Ga.
* Dates and hours: 7-11 p.m. today, Saturday and Monday-Wednesday.
* Admission: $3 adults, $2 students.
* Phone: (706) 935-3061.
* Web site: www.myspace.com/haunteddepot.
* Address: 8235 Highway 58 in Harrison.
* Dates and hours: 7 p.m.-1 a.m., rain or shine, today, Saturday and Halloween. Fireworks at 9 p.m on Halloween.
* Admission: $15. Portion of proceeds goes to Christmas for Kids Foundation.
* Phone: 488-3956.
* Web site: www.thehauntedhilltop.com.
HOUSE OF HORRORS
* Address: 140 NE Edwards St. at Inman Street, Cleveland, Tenn.
* Dates and hours: 7 p.m.-midnight today, Saturday, Sunday, Tuesday and Wednesday.
* Admission: $8. Proceeds benefit Habitat for Humanity and the Bradley Baptist Association.
* Phone: (423) 472-9616.
* Web site: www.wewillscareyou.com.
* Address: 3424 Keith Road, Ringgold, Ga. From Chattanooga, travel I-75 South to the Ringgold/Tunnel Hill exit (No. 345). Turn Left onto Highway 41. Turn right onto Catoosa Parkway (Georgia 2). Turn left onto Keith Road.
* Dates and times: 7:30 p.m. today, Saturday, Sunday and Halloween.
* Admission: $13.
* Web site: http://hauntedvillagega.com.
MARKET STREET MASSACRE
* Address: Club Fathom, 412 Market St.
* Dates and hours: 8 p.m.-1 a.m. today, Saturday and Halloween.
* Admission: $12.
* Web site: www.myspace.com/chattanoogahaunt.
* Address: Maclellan Island, departing from Coolidge Park and CIty Pier on the Chattanooga Water Taxi and Fat Cat Ferry.
* Dates and hours: 6 p.m.-midnight today through Wednesday.
* Admission: $13 adults, $12 students and seniors with ID. Proceeds will fund improvements to the island, a wildlife preserve, and $1 from each ticket will go to Chattanooga Audubon Society’s general fund.
* Phone: 756-5060.
COMMUNITY BLOCK PARTIES
* Red Bank — The Halloween Bash Block Party is scheduled 6-9 p.m. Wednesday at Fire Station No. 1, 3127 Dayton Blvd. Children can have their candy checked for foreign objects by trained public safety professionals and tour safety and wellness exhibits by local hospitals, health organizations and the Tennessee Highway Patrol. The party includes games such as a moon walk, football throw, fire hose roll and basketball throw. Children 10 and younger are eligible for door-prize drawings. For more information, call Emmitt Heard at 421-5018.
* Dayton, Tenn. — Contests judging jack-o’-lantern carving, costumes, pumpkin pie eating and skateboarding skills are among the activities scheduled for the second annual Pumpkinfest.
Market Street through downtown Dayton will close at noon Wednesday. Merchants will offer sidewalk sales from noon to 2:30 p.m., and food will be available from noon to 10 p.m. Children may trick-or-treat from merchants from 3 to 8 p.m. Face painting, 3-8 p.m. and hayrides, 5-9:30 p.m. also are on the agenda.
Those entering the jack-o’-lantern contest should drop off their carved creations at Art Crafters (formerly Smith’s Crossroads) between 4 and 6 p.m. Tuesday. Carvers may enter more than one pumpkin, but no more than one prize will be awarded per person.
The costume contest will take place inside the Rhea County Courthouse. Entries are limited to the first 25 for each age division. Registration may be done in advance by e-mail (send child’s name, parent’s name, costume, division and phone number) to R_Skiles@hotmail.com or call Robin at (423) 775-1080. Times are subject to change, but the tentative schedule is 5 p.m. for newborn to 4 years old; 5:30 p.m., ages 5-9; 6 p.m., ages 10-15; 6:30 p.m., ages 15 and older; 7 p.m., groups. Signups begin at 4 p.m.
Centennial Park, just off Market Street, will be the site of musical entertainment and performances by church drama and praise groups from 5 to 7 p.m., the pumpkin pie eating contest at 7 p.m. and a Scooby Doo movie at 8 p.m.
Skateboarding contests are scheduled at 5:30 p.m. (rain date is 1 p.m. Nov. 3). Free-skate is 3-5 p.m. and 9-10 p.m.
Inflatables will be set up on the courthouse lawn from 3 to 10 p.m., and crafts and games booths will be open from noon to 10 p.m.
For more information, call 775-6171.
* Cleveland, Tenn. — The downtown Cleveland Halloween Block Party, a family celebration, marks its 20th anniversary Wednesday.
Entertainment begins at 6 p.m. on the Main Stage at the Courthouse Plaza. The evening opens with music by local band The Boogie Men, playing a mix of rock, country, blues and disco.
A double headliner begins at 7:30 p.m. with country artist Davey Smith, who just released his new album, Heartaches & Heroes. Terry Lee and the GTs, who play party music from five decades, finish the evening.
The Fun Stage at the Post Office Annex opens at 5:30 p.m. with the children’s costume contest. Costumes will be judged in six age categories: 0-2 years, 3-5, 6-8, 9-12, 13-15, 16 and adults. Trophies will be awarded to the winner in each category, with treats for all participants.
Finalists in the Galaxy Idol karaoke contest take the stage at 7 p.m.
North Cleveland Church of God’s Sonshine Avenue completes the lineup with performances by Kidz Dominion Live, a traveling children’s ministry, at 7:45 p.m. The services include goofy games, costumed characters, puppets and skits. Performing at 6:30, 8:30, and 9:45 p.m. is Tyree Sterling, a high-energy hip-hop Christian music rapper.
New for the 20th anniversary is an expanded venue. Treat Street gets a new location on Church Street in front of the Police Services Center.
For more information, call (423) 479-1000 or visit www.mainstreetcleveland.com.
* Hamilton Place — Trick-or-treating, 6-7 p.m. Wednesday.
* Northgate Mall — Trunk-or-treat, 4-6 p.m. Wednesday. Candy available in the trunks of city official vehicles parked inside the mall and from participating retailers.
* Bradley Square Mall — Children 12 and younger can trick-or-treat between 5 and 8 p.m. Wednesday. The annual Family Fall Festival, sponsored by Westwood Baptist Church and South Cleveland Church of God, lasts from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Cleveland, Tenn., mall. Candy, games, inflatables and activities designed for preschoolers are among the festivities.
* Walnut Square Mall — A costume contest at noon Saturday will award prizes for scariest, cutest and most original in two age groups (up to 6 years old and 7-12 years old). Registration begins at 11 a.m., and children must be registered by 11:45 a.m. to take part.
At 2 p.m., the Pumpkin Decoration Station opens. The first 100 children (ages 12 and younger) will get a free pumpkin to decorate.
Trick-or-treating, 6-7:30 p.m. Wednesday.
FRIGHT KNIGHT’ DANCE PARTY
Members of Knights of Columbus Council 6099 will host their annual Fright Knight Halloween party Saturday.
DJ Jan O’Lantern will provide the dance music from 7 p.m. until midnight at the Knights Hall, 7615 Lee Highway (near the Bonny Oaks Drive intersection).
Prizes will be awarded in a costume contest for best-dressed individual and couple. Beverages and light fare will be served.
Admission is $12 per person, $20 per couple. Tickets will be available at the door.
Proceeds will benefit various Knights of Columbus service programs.
For more information, visit www.kc6099.org or www.kofc.org.
* Cedar Hill Baptist Church, 60 Dyer Bridge Place, Ringgold. 6:30 p.m. Wednesday. (706) 858-0976.
* Daisy United Methodist Church, 9508 Dayton Pike, Soddy-Daisy. 6-8 p.m. Sunday. Marshmallow roasting and other activities also offered. 332-3243.
* Flintstone United Methodist Church, 2503 Chattanooga Valley Road. Wednesday following 6:30 p.m. supper; costume contest also offered. (706) 820-2782.
* Grace Church of the Nazarene, 6310 Dayton Blvd., Hixson. 6-8 p.m. Wednesday. Concessions and inflatable jumping games also offered. 842-5919.
* Jones Memorial United Methodist Church, 4131 Ringgold Road, East Ridge. 6:30 p.m. Wednesday. 624-6073 or email@example.com.
* Lighthouse United Methodist Church, Snowhill and Mahan Gap roads, Ooltewah. 4-6 p.m. Sunday. Inflatables, food, hayrides and concert also offered. 238-9216.
* Northminster Presbyterian Church, 4791 Hal Drive. 6-8 p.m. Wednesday. Decorated cars and costumes are highlights. 894-3773.
* One Accord Community Church, 343 Sweetland Drive, Red Bank. 6:30 p.m. Wednesday. 875-8377 or Oneaccordcommunitychurch.org.
* Rossville Church of Christ, 1100 McFarland Ave., Rossville. 6 p.m. today. Free Wild West Fall Fest offers family games, stories, snacks and candy. (706) 866-1119.
* St. Luke United Methodist, 3210 Social Circle. 4-6 p.m. Sunday. Food, inflatables, obstacle course, All Saints Day remembrance cloth and candy offered. 877-6447.
* Silverdale Cumberland Presbyterian Church, 7407 Bonny Oaks Drive. 6-7 p.m. Sunday. 892-8710.
* Simpson United Methodist Church, 601 McFarland Ave., Rossville. 5:30-7 p.m. Wednesday. 866-3410.
* Trinity Lutheran Church, 5001 Hixson Pike. 5:30-7:30 p.m. today. Face painting, chili and games also offered. 870-1236.
* Collegedale Seventh-day Adventist Church, 4829 College Drive; Wednesday, 7-8 p.m.; free fall festival for children in grades K-5 offers photos, caramel apples, popcorn, hot chocolate and treat bags sponsored by Collegedale Explorers Pathfinder Club; 396-2134.
* Covenant Life Worship Center, 7001 LaFayette Road, Chickamauga, Ga.; Monday-Wednesday, 7-9 p.m.; free Hayride Through Hell presented for ages 13-up; free candy, games and biblical costume contest offered for all children on Wednesday at 6 p.m.; (706) 375-5286.
* First Baptist Church, 10185 Dayton Pike, Soddy Daisy; today, 5:30-8:30 p.m.; free fall festival for all ages features carnival games, pumpkin carving contest, chili cook-off, inflatables, prizes, food and candy; 332-2814 or http://firstbaptistsoddydaisy.org/.
* Living Faith Church, 1966 Northpoint Blvd. (Suite 102), Hixson; Wednesday, 6-9 p.m.; free Faithfest offers games, inflatable, prizes, food, costume contest and message by pastor Michael Ryan Lindon for all ages; 877-0333.
* McMinn County Living Heritage Museum, Athens, Tenn.; Wednesday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; all costumed visitors can tour exhibits, including 10th annual Japanese quilt show, and will receive treats; (423) 745-0329 or www.livingheritagemuseum.com.
* Oakwood Baptist Church, 115 Oakwood St., Chickamauga, Ga.; Wednesday, 6:30-8 p.m.; 17th annual Harvest Happening features inflatables, football toss, horseshoes, live music, ministry information; (706) 375-5760 or www.oakwoodbc.org.
* Ridgedale Baptist Church, 1831 Hickory Valley Road; Sunday, 3-6 p.m.; family Pumpkin Patch Community Festival offers food and fun; 499-0994.
* Shiloh Baptist Church, 25 Pierce Drive, Rossville; today and Sunday, 5:30-9 p.m., and Monday and Tuesday, 7-9 p.m.; Judgement House walk-through presentation, The Web of Lies; $2 suggested donation; (706) 861-4359, ext. 111.
* Signal Mountain Presbyterian, 612 James Blvd.; Wednesday, 5:30-7:30 p.m.; free Harvest Fest features popcorn, games, prizes and candy; participants asked to bring canned food to stock Signal Mountain Social Services food pantry; 886-2190.
* Stephen Temple Cumberland Presbyterian Church, 1602 East Third St.; today, 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m.; fall festival/flea market; 629-9931.
* Tennessee Temple University, 700 Orchard Knob Ave.; today, and Wednesday, 7 p.m.-midnight; 15th annual judgement day production, The Promise of Forever, is walk-through drama; $7 or groups of 15 or more $5; 493-4100.
* Woodland Park Baptist Church, 6735 Standifer Gap Road; Wednesday, 5:30-8:30; community fall festival features pizza, inflatables, games and more; 899-9185.