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Columbus Day Happenings, Scary-Good Halloween Fun, News & More in October 11th's Newsletter!

Written by Cait Russell  |  14. October 2013

 



This Week's News, Best Events & More for Long Island
October 11t
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HV Asylum

Are you ready for a terror-filled thrill this weekend? Check out HV Asylum in Coram -  a 13 acre haunt that is packed with scares you thought only existed in your nightmares. One of the biggest Haunts on Long Island, the terror goes all night at HV, which is open every Friday, Saturday, and Sunday now through November 2nd. If you're ready to scream, then head over to HV Asylum, but be prepared to find out what goes bump in the night!

For more info,
please visit their website 
or call 631-320-0473.
Dear Long Islander,
October is well under way, and we're getting into the heart of Halloween season - there are dozens of local haunted attractions, hay rides, and fall festivals to attend - not to mention the endless corn mazes and pumpkin patches you and your family can enjoy this weekend. It looks like we're in for some wet weather this weekend, but not to worry - there is quite a bit of fun to be had this weekend that is happening indoors, away from the rain. It also looks like it will clear up in time for Columbus Day, and there are still plenty of fun things to do, and haunted attractions to check out that will be celebrating the long weekend.
Bottomz Up Bar & Grill
Catch All of the NFL and College Football Games This Season
If football is your game, then Bottomz Up Bar and Grill of Carle Place should be your destination this season! They've got over 50 big screens, and they'll be tuned into every game - whether you're a fan of the Jets, the Giants, or you're looking to catch the college games, they've got you covered! On Saturdays they've got College Football Specials including discounted appetizers and draft beer, and they'll be running specials on Sunday, Monday, and Thursday during the NFL Games. No matter who you're rooting for, Bottomz Up makes the game fun - why not head down there next time your team hits the green, and make the most out of the game this season!
For more information, please visit their website, or call 516-478-4777.
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Kid-Friendly Halloween Events Happening Here on LI!
There's Tons Not So Spooky Fun the Whole Family Can Enjoy!
Long Island children are ready for Halloween and lucky for them there are many events going on this October to fit any kid's Halloween needs. Not all parents are keen about their kids going out at night for trick or treating, and that is more than okay with everything that Long Island has to offer our kids this Halloween season. From safe trick or treating events to not so spooky haunts, there's fun for everyone this year! Check out our kid friendly Halloween Events Gude for all the best upcoming not-so-scary Halloween Happenings. Check them out before they are gone til next year!
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The 25th Annual Spooky Walk at Camp Paquatuck
The Scary Good Fun Starts on October 18th - Don't Miss Out!
This Halloween season, you won't want to miss Spooky Walk at Camp Pa-Qua-Tuck in Center Moriches, which is celebrating it's 25th season of scares this October! This year, they'll be open on October 18th, 19th, 25th, and 26th starting at 7 PM, so you've got plenty of time to work this spooltakular event into your schedule this month. Tickets are only $15, and 100% of the proceeds go to the camp, which offers programs for children and adults with special needs year round. If you're looking to scare up some good fun this Halloween while contributing to a good cause, then you won't want to miss Spooky Walk, where you'll find the trills & chills you're looking for!
For more information, 
please visit their website, or call 631-878-1070.
 
This Week's Best Long Island Events 
 
Light the Night Walk
The annual Light the Night walk is back at Eisenhower Park this year, to raise money for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society. The walk will take place this Friday, October 11th, at 5PM. For this event, family, friends, and co-workers form fundraising teams to benefit the LLS’s mission. Champions For Cures carry illuminated balloons - white for survivors, red for supporters and gold in memory of loved ones lost to cancer during this walk. Don’t miss this chance to walk with fellow survivors and supporters!
 
Weekend Music at Baiting Hollow Vineyards
Looking for some great music and great food this weekend? Head down to Baiting Hollow Vineyards for Weekend Music this Saturday and Sunday through the rest of October for this event that will be fun for the whole family. Horse tours of the vineyard  will also be available throughout the weekend! Don’t miss a great fall day out at the vineyards!
 
Fright Night Haunted House at Karts
 Halloween is almost here and you know what that means! It’s time for Haunted Houses! Head down to Fright Night Haunted House at Karts this Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, at Karts Indoor Raceway! Fright night has over 13 rooms of sheer terror with  the latest in terrifying technology. Only groups of five will be allowed in at a time, and remember no touching! Admission is $10-$13. Check the event listing for times.
 
The Rise of the Jack O’Lanterns
 If you’re looking for a more kid friendly Halloween event head down to Westbury Garden for The Rise of Jack O’Lanterns this weekend! This event will feature the work of over a dozen local artists and sculptors and over 5,000 carved Jack O'Lanterns that will light up the night!  Advanced tickets are required and admission is: adults: $18.00 - $20.00, children and seniors: $16.00 - $18.00, and  2 and under are free. Don’t miss some of the best pumpkin carvings around this weekend and daily through November 3rd!

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This Week's Events Brought to You By:
The Gold Coast International Film Festival
Celebrating Cinema & LI's North Shore in Great Neck This October 21st - 27th

This October, enjoy great films, panels, parties and fanfare at the Gold Coast International Film Festival happening at the Great Neck Arts Center. Each year, the film festival brings the latest Hollywood hits and Indie favorites to Long Island's North Shore along with A-list celebrities and great events! Whether you're a true film buff, or you're simply looking for some unique entertainment, this festival is a can't-miss event for anyone who has a passion for art, and for living on Long Island! There will be dozens of movie screenings over the course of the week, and multiple different ticketing options. Be sure to check out their event listing for more information, and mark your calendar for this year's Gold Coast International Film Festival!
For more information,
please check out the event listing, or call 516-829-2570.
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