Crafts, food, music and entertainment, chili cook-off, scarecrow contest, activities for children and sidewalk sales. Breakfast at Trinity United Church of Christ, 7 a.m.; Mad Anthony's Chili Cook-off, 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Event from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Downtown Waynesboro, Pa. Call 717-762-0397.
Food, vendors and beer and live music by Joe Taxi and Chef Eric Group. 2 to 6 p.m. Downtown Martinsburg, W.Va. $5; free for children younger than 7. Call 304-262-4200, email email@example.com or go to www.mainstreetmartinsburg.com.
Apple Butter Festival
Apple butter in copper kettles, parade on Saturday at 9 a.m., hog-calling contest on Sunday afternoon, farmers market and musical entertainment including Hillbilly Huxters, Critton Hollow String Band and Banana Express. 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and noon to 5 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 7. Berkeley Springs, W.Va. Call 800-447-8797 or go to www.applebutterfestival.org.
Saturday, Oct. 6
Special activities include Saturday's annual antique tractor pull and Sunday's Frances Crum Memorial Cake Contest and auction and children's kiddie pedal pull. There will be displays of farm animals, antique farming implements, antique saw mill, music, food, craft vendors, native American dance, old-fashioned toys, games and more. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday; noon to 4 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 7. Rose Hill Manor Park, 1611 N. Market St., Frederick, Md. Call 301-600-1650 or go to www.rosehillmuseum.com.
Monday, Oct. 8
Hayrides, pumpkin patch, farmer golf, corn maze, pedal carts, giant slides, jumping pillows, pig races, corn crib, rubber duck races, campfires (reservation only), moonlight maze, bakery and concessions. 1 to 7 p.m. Mondays through Thursdays; 1 to 5 p.m. Fridays; 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays. Also, 5 to 10:30 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays. Continues through Tuesday, Nov. 6. Weekday admission,$6 to $10; free ages 2 and younger. Summers Farm, 5614 Butterfly Lane, Frederick, Md. Call 301-620-9316 or email teresa@summers farm.com. Go to www.summersfarm.com.
Thursday, Oct. 11
Sharpsburg Ghost Tours
Stroll through downtown Sharpsburg and listen to ghost tales. Meet at Captain Benders, downtown Sharpsburg, between 6:30 and 7 p.m. Tours are Thursdays through Nov. 1. Reservations requested. $10, portion benefits Sharpsburg Heritage Festival. Call 301-991-0265 or go to www.facebook.com and search for Sharpsburg Ghost Tours.
Friday, Oct. 12
Haunted Fairground and haunted house. Sponsored by Country Roads Car Club. 7 to 11 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays through Oct. 27. Haunted house open rain or shine. Jefferson County Fairground, 1707 Old Leetown Pike, Kearneysville, W.Va. $7; $4, children younger than 12. Go to www.thehauntedfairgrounds.com or call 304-725-4141.
'The House on Haunted Hill'
Millionaire playboy Frederick Loren (Vincent Price) hosts a party for his fourth wife. The house has had seven murders. At midnight, the caretakers lock the doors, and the terror begins. (1959) Midnight. Apollo Civic Theatre, 128 E. Martin St., Martinsburg, W.Va. $5. Go to www.apolloween.com.
Field of Terror
Fall for these events: A roundup of seasonal activities in the Tri-State
Halloween (Herald-Mail / October 4, 2012)