Off The Block
Fortress of Nightmares
Explore the largest, most complex fort in America via this multifaceted fear experience! Featuring Tunnels of Terror, Zombie Hunter Challenge (Laser Tag), the Haunted Officer's Quarters Ghost Hunt, a Killer Film Fest, a Kids' Fun House (for children who might scare easily) and food trucks. $15; tours are weather dependent; sturdy footwear is required; not recommended for children under 12. Friday, Oct. 21 to Sunday, Oct. 23 from 7 to 10 p.m. Fort Adams State Park, 90 Fort Adams Dr., Newport. For more information call (401) 841-0707 or visit fortressofnightmares.com.
Ninety-minute walking tour interpreting the life and genius of Rhode Island native H.P. Lovecraft, known as one of America's most popular occult and horror authors. Fee charged; reservations are required. Saturday, Oct. 22, and Sunday, oct. 23, begins at 12 noon. John Brown House Museum, 52 Power St. Providence.For more information call (401) 273-7507 or visit rihs.org.
Wickford Wicked Week and 1/2
Wickford's Wicked Week and 1/2 is packed full of fun for the whole family. Check out crazy creative scarecrows around the village, tag along on a guided graveyard tour or ghost tour, grab your girlfriends for Ladies Night, and best of all join the Horribles Parade (our costume parade for young and old alike) and trick or treat in the village after the parade. Saturday, Oct. 22, to Monday, Oct. 31, Wickford Village, Brown St. and Main St., N. Kingstown. For more information call (401) 295-7200 or visit wickfordvillage.com.
Area restaurants will offer a three-course price-fixed meal at $15 for lunch and $25 for dinner. It’s a fabulous culinary cornucopia. Sunday, Oct. 23 to Saturday, Oct. 30. Restuarants throughout the Westerly and Pawcatuck areas. For more information call (401) 596-7761 or visit oceanchamber.org.