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Thought Halloween was canceled? Ha. Plan your month around our #swaysix guide to getting spooky (or just scaring up some candy).

In Moore County:

:: Friday, Oct. 30, 9:15 a.m.: SLAM is hosting a free Pumped Up Pumpkin workout at First Baptist Southern Pines. Prepare to lift, sweat and all that gourd stuff. 

:: Friday, Oct. 30, 6-11 p.m.: Get in the Spirit at the NAV: Want to investigate a mystery on a haunted trail? Sip beer while your kid plays games and gets his face painted? Throw spears at “ghosts?” Enter a costume contest? Do it all with Nightmare at the NAV.

:: Friday, Oct. 30, 5-6:30 p.m.: Trick-or-Treat downtown Southern Pines businesses during the annual Halloween Haunt, followed by games, crafts and more. Face masks and social distancing are encouraged. More info here.

:: Friday, Oct. 30 & Saturday, Oct. 31, 7-10 p.m.: Bring yourself by Dugan’s Pub for live music from Frankie Moree, and bring your little goblins by for some candy to fuel their full-moon shenanigans.

:: Saturday, Oct. 31, 1-9 p.m.: Join Hatchet BOOwery for an adult costume contest (must be present at 9 p.m. to win), a special spooky menu, the Greek Sombrero (1-7 p.m.), and live music by Jason Hibler (6-9 PM).

:: Saturday, Oct. 31, 2-4 p.m.: Trick-or-Treat at businesses in downtown Aberdeen, while taking advantage of sweet deals at local businesses. Info here.

:: Saturday, Oct. 31, 5-8 p.m.: Join a fall festival Trunk-or-Treat at Emmanuel Baptist Church in Carthage, with food, music, games and activities. Fun or Christian-themed costumes only; no ghosts, ghouls, goblins or scary outfits. Here’s a flyer.

:: Saturday, Oct. 31 5-8:30 p.m.: Scavenge for Candy in Aberdeen. A scavenger hunt at Aberdeen Lake Park leads to prizes for those 16 and younger. The hunt will be followed with an outdoor screening of Hocus Pocus.

:: Saturday, Oct. 31., 5-10 p.m.: Dress up at The Leadmine. Find a perfect Karen wig and a date that’ll dress like a mid-level manager for Costumes and Cocktails. Your Halloween cocktail photo could win you a $50 gift card. 

:: Saturday, Oct. 31, 8 p.m.: Party with RETRO, and DJ Proto J before your next steps on Southern Pines Night of Fright downtown crawl: Leadmine, Bell Tree and O’Donnell’s.

:: Saturday, Oct. 31, 7-11 p.m.: Come for the booze and stay for the boos during Railhouse Brewery’s Halloween party. They’ll have spooky shots, a special brew, and there’s a costume contest with a $500 cash prize for the guy or ghoul who’s dressed to impress.

:: Saturday, Oct. 31, 6 p.m.: Join in the annual Boo at the Aloha Safari Rescue Zoo, with a costume contest for kids in two divisions: 8 and under and 9-12. Games, vendors, safari rides and a self-guided tour will be available.

:: Through Nov. 1: Weymouth Woods is not holding its popular trick-or-treat trail, but it has added a self-guided Creepy Critter Crawl adventure and guided Spider Strolls. Info on both here.

Scares Within a Short Drive:

:: Through Oct. 31: Stay in your car for a ride through the Granville Haunt Farm, a drive-thru trail that charges by the car.

:: Oct. 16-31 (weekends): If you’re looking for COVID-friendly Halloween scare, take a drive to the all-outdoor Stoney Point Trail of Terror (Fayetteville) or the Clayton Fear Farm (Clayton).

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