``Frightfest'' at Six Flags New England continues Friday (Oct. 31), Saturday and ends on Sunday. Guests can experience all-new haunted attractions and frightful classics: participate in a game of ``Terror Tag'' with Fearanoia; or take a walk back in time to Roswell, N.M., when Rockville USA becomes ``Area 51''; and the ``Trail of Terror'' sends guests down a path of fright. Admission depends on height: $39.99 for 54 inches and over; $24.99 for 36 to 53 inches; shorter people free. Information: 413-786-9300 or www.sixflags.com.
Trail of Terror, Wallingford
In a new location this year, the Trail of Terror, an outdoor path through scary scenes featuring dozens of characters, continues this weekend. It will be open Friday (Oct. 31) and Saturday from dusk to 11 p.m. and Sunday from dusk until 10 p.m. Admission for adults is $9, children (9 and under) $5. Proceeds benefit the American Red Cross. For more information, call (203) 265-6721 or visit www.trailofterror.com.
Haunted Mansion, East Hartford The East Hartford Parks and Recreation Department is sponsoring a haunted mansion tonight and Friday (Oct. 31) from 6 to 10 p.m. and Saturday from 5 to 9 p.m. The Veterans Memorial Clubhouse on 100 Sunset Ridge Drive (off Silver Lane) is transformed into a spooky site that includes a maze. Staffed by volunteers and members of the East Hartford High School Drama Club. Admission is $6 for people 18 and older; $3 for others. Pay $10 and go straight to the front of the line: No waiting! Information and directions: 860-528-1458.
Real Art ways will show a Halloween collection of video shorts from around the world collected by this cutting edge distributor of independent work, Friday (Oct. 31), Saturday and Sunday at 5:45 p.m. and 8:15 p.m. in its new Microcinema. Admission is $5. www.realartways.org
Halloween Dance, Hamden A Halloween dance will be Friday (Oct. 31) from 7:30 to 11:30 p.m. at the Knights of Columbus, 2630 Whitney Ave. in Hamden. Costumes are optional and the price of admission ($10 per person) includes refreshments, door prizes and music by Stan Scott. Information: 203-881-1478.
'War of the Worlds,' New London
OnStage at Connecticut College in New London gets into the Halloween spirit Saturday (Nov. 1) with a presentation of ``War of the Worlds.'' It's a staged dramatization of the Orson Welles/Mercury Theater 1938 broadcast that sent radio listeners into a panic on Halloween: People were convinced that Martians really had invaded Earth. The performance is at 8 p.m. in John C. Evans Hall, Cummings Art Center, New London. Tickets are $22, $20.50 for senior citizens and $11 for students. Information: 860-439-2787 or www.onstage.conncoll.edu.
'Halloween Hobgoblin Hour,' Glastonbury For the kids, the Shops at Somerset Square, 140 Glastonbury Boulevard, Glastonbury, is sponsoring a free ``Halloween Hobgoblin Hour'' Friday (Oct. 31), 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Children ages 2 to 6 are invited to safely trick-or-treat in costumes throughout the shops. Information: 860-659-1254.
Halloween Ball, Essex The Ivoryton Playhouse is sponsoring a Halloween ball Saturday (Nov. 1) at 8 p.m. with a ``Voodoo on the Bayou'' theme. Christine Ohlman and Rebel Montez will perform (Michael Colbath on bass guitar, Larry Donahue on drums and Eric Fletcher on lead guitar). Tickets are $15 and will be sold at the door. Information: 860-767-7318.
'Phantom of the Opera,' Middletown Wesleyan University in Middletown presents the silent film ``Phantom of the Opera,'' with organ accompaniment by Shari Lucas, Friday (Oct. 31) at midnight at Memorial Chapel. Admission is free. Information: 860-685-3355.
Nautical Nightmares: Maritime Ghost Stories, Mystic Seaport
Mystic Seaport continues its guided tours every 20 minutes from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. through Nov. 1. A spirit leads the group to five locations where actors tell spooky stories. Reservations are required. Walk-ups are being turned away due to high demand. Information: 888-973-7678. Admission is $15 for adults, $12 for children. Mystic Seaport is at 75 Greenmanville Ave. in Mystic.
The Haunted Graveyard, Bristol
The Haunted Graveyard, a walk-through attraction featuring six haunted houses linked by a labyrinth of terrifying trails, continues Friday (Oct. 31) and Saturday, from dusk until midnight, at the Lake Compounce Theme Park, 822 Lake Avenue in Bristol. Admission for the rides and graveyard is $24.95 for adults and $19.95 for children. Graveyard only is $16.95 for adults and $11.95 for children. Parking is $2. More information, call (860) 583-3300 or visit www.lakecompounce.com
"Frankenstein and the Three Bears," Bridgeport
Who's been eating the porridge? Frankenstein, of course! Presented by the Downtown Cabaret Children's Theatre, 263 Golden Hill Street, Bridgeport, the show wraps up this weekend with performances at noon on Saturday (Nov. 1) and at noon and 2:30 p.m. on Sunday. Tickets are $12.50. More information, 203-576-1636 or www.dtcab.com.