It's time to be afraid, very afraid. Or not. Take your pick from these Halloween events for the month of October.
Jack-O-Lantern Spectacular: Through Nov. 5, Roger Williams Park, R.I. 5,000 intricately carved pumpkins with a wide range of historical themes, from the Ice Age to space travel. On Fridays, Saturdays and Sunday timed entry tickets available online only (no sales at the park): $18, child $15 (ages 2 to 12). Monday through Thursday tickets sold online and at zoo admissions: $15, child $12 (ages 2 to 12). Trail open 6 to 10:30 p.m. Last ticket sold at 10 p.m. Children one and younger are free.