Leelanau, Land of De-fright

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Kristin Morris of the Grand Traverse Insider has a nice roundup of Halloween events in Leelanau County in A Scream in the Night. Some highlights:

The Grand Traverse Lighthouse will have a Ghost Walk on Saturday, Oct. 27. Register for a tour and learn the stories of the people who once lived, and died there. The cost is $10 per person, and attendees must register in advance by calling 231-386-7195.

Northport will serve hot dogs and brats in the village parking lot from 4-6 PM on Halloween (Wednesday, Oct. 31) with Trick or Treating in the village from 5-8 PM and Halloween treats and games Northport Public School.

Gill’s Pier invites you to their Haunted Corn Maze on the weekend before Halloween. Hours are 11 AM – 10 PM on Friday and Saturday and you can get all the details right here.

Black Star Farms is also getting in the spirit of the season with their Haunted Hayrides featuring the Traverse City West High School Thespian Society from 7-9:30 p.m. on October 26, 27, and 28.

Jacob’s Corn Maze runs through Oct. 28 and features three separate mazes. Hours are Sundays from noon to 7 p.m.; Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.; and Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m.

There’s also a pretty cool 21-up event at the Historic Barns at the Grand Traverse Commons called TC Fright Night that features entertainment from DJ JR, the Bayside Bombshells, a one-of-a-kind interactive Zombie Chase and screenings of the locally produced horror film: Dogman. 100% of the proceeds will go to the restoration of the Historic Barns Park and The Botanic Gardens, and you can see more in the video below.