Autumn fun


Frightful fun

Stoney Point Trail of Terror:
8 to 11 p.m., at  Stoney Point Fire Department, Fayetteville. Stoney Point Trail of Terror is the ultimate haunted trail! For more information, call 424-0694.

Vander Haunted Trail:
7:30 to 9:30 p.m.; Halloween night, 8 to 10 p.m.; Fridays to Saturdays, 8 p.m. to midnight, at 3485 Clinton Road. The Vander Haunted Trail is one of the scariest haunted houses around. For more information, visit www.vander

Halloween carnival:
6 to 8 p.m., Oct. 31, at Tolson Youth Activities Center. Free and open to the public. Costume contest for children and youth only, with prizes awarded. Games and more. $2 admission to a Haunted House sponsored by the Keystone Club. For more information, call 396-KIDS.

“Field of Screams” Haunted Corn Maze:

7:30 to 11:30 p.m., starting Oct. 18, at Gillis Hill Road Produce, 2899 Gillis Hill Road, Fayetteville. The haunted corn maze for 5 nights only. Enter the Scream Fest if you dare!

For more information, call 308-9342

Family Fun

Gallberry Corn Maze:
2 to 8 p.m., through Dec.1., at 5991 Braxton Road, Hope Mills, N.C. For more information, visit &username=nc hopemills

Canady Farm Corn Maze:
9 a.m. to 7 p.m., at 1426 John McMillan Road. Canady Farm is open for the fall season featuring a corn maze, wagon rides, farm animals and much more! For more information, call 624-2959.

Gross Farms Corn Maze and pumpkin patch:
10 a.m. - 10 p.m., in Sanford, N.C. For more information, visit

Hill Ridge Farms:
9 a.m. to 6:30 p.m., at 703 Tarboro Road - Youngsville, N.C. 10 percent off admission for military Families. For more information, visit

Girl rising: 

“Girl Rising” is playing for one night only. Tells the stories of nine girls from different parts of the world who faced arranged marriages, child slavery, and other heartbreaking injustices. Despite these obstacles, the brave girls offer hope and inspiration. By getting an education, they’re able to break barriers and create change. The event takes place tonight at 5:30 p.m. at the Cameo Art House. For more information, log in to

Symphonic Band concert:


Vander pig Cook Off: 

“Dancing in the Spirit” Dance Festival:

Cape Fear Botanical Garden Fall Concert Series





River cruise:

Ole Mill Day:

Fayetteville Ghost Hunters:




“Sing of Love and Other Things...” Cantate Women’s Chamber Choir concert. Featuring a range of programming to include French love songs, songs of worship and praise, and other choral works. Takes place at Highland Presbyterian Church, 5 p.m. Sunday.


Theresa Caputo Live:

The Experience. Caputo, psychic medium and star of the hit TLC show “Long Island Medium,” will give interactive readings to audience members throughout the show and share personal stories about her life and her unique gifts.  Will be held at the Crown Theatre, Monday, 7:30 p.m. For more information, visit


Forces of Nature:

Author book talk:

Heather Means reads a selection and discusses her new book “My Special Force: The Warrior Who Taught Me the Meaning of Life and Love. “It was hard enough to love a Soldier deployed in Iraq. Then came the call that he was coming home — with 30 days left to live. Hear the inspiring story of how her husband’s strength and love gave the author the courage to continue. Copies of the book will be available for purchase after the program.  (Headquarters Library, Tuesday, 7 p.m. For more information, visit



Dollar Days at Dragon Lanes:



Photography contest:

2013 Army Digital Photography Contest submission date runs through Nov. 30. For categories, submission information and guidelines, visit or call 394-4192.

S’carowindS Halloween Haunt Teen Trip:


p.m. to 4 a.m., at Carowinds Amusement Park. $45 per teen, cutoff date, Oct. 25, limited space available. Sponsored by Tolson and Chay Youth Activities centers. For more information, call 908-5012.

Dayton Contemporary Dance Company performance (Seabrook Auditorium, October 22, 8 p.m.)

Jazz concert: Methodist:

Methodist niversity Jazz Monarchs concert will be held at the Hensdale Chapel, Tuesday, at 7:30 p.m. For more information, visit

Art show:

“Igneous Expressions” glass art show exhibition (William F. Bethune Center for Visual Arts, David McCune International Art Gallery will take place at Methodist University’s William F. Bethune Fine Arts Center], with an opening reception Oct. 24, at 6:30 p.m. The exhibit will run Oct. 24 to  Dec. 12. For more information, visit or visit

Defend Freedom Tour:

Throughout October, the Concerned Veterans for America will launch the “Defend Freedom Tour,“ a bus tour of military veterans, their Families, patriotic citizens, and advocates who will take a message of service, freedom, and defending the American dream to citizens coast-to-coast. Free BBQ will be served to honor the service of the nation’s military, veterans, and military Families.  To be held at Veterans Park, Oct. 24, from 5 to 7 p.m. for more information, visit or send email to

Theater performance:

The Carolina Civic Center Historic Theater, Lumberton, N.C. first opened in 1928 as a silent film and vaudeville house, and offers the perfect performance to celebrate its history.   On Oct. 26, at 7 p.m., the theater will present “The Peacherine Ragtime Orchestra,” America’s premier ragtime orchestra, to accompany a collection of classic silent films with a Halloween theme.  Tickets are $20 or only $15 each with the purchase of 10 or more tickets in advance. Perfect for churches and other organizations  or just for a group of friends  For more information, visit or call 738-4339.

Career fair:

A Hiring our Heroes military spouse employment program will take place, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., Nov. 7, at the Fort Bragg Club (Building 1-4930 Armistead and Totten streets). Event is open to spouses of active-duty, Guard, Reserves and veterans. It is also open to veterans, active-duty military and members of Guard and Reserve. Career forum and hiring fair features employers looking to hire military spouses, including Military Spouse Employment Partnership partners; and resume’ assistance. For more information, visit

List events:

Oct. 26


Fort Bragg 5K Walk/Run:

Oct. 27 

2013 Marine Corps Marathon:

Run united:

Diabetes 5k:

Turkey Trot:

Pre-registration is $20. Race-day registration is $25.

Run to benefit Girls on the Run, Girls on Track and the STRIDE program, which encourages fitness.

Call 426-9622 for more information.