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'Maudslay is Haunted' is an annual fundraiser for Theater in the Open at Maudsla
Maudslay is Haunted is a North Shore Kid favorite! We highly recommend this for Halloween fun for all ages because its spooky, and haunting, but not too scary! Theater in the Open host their notorious annual haunting of Maudslay! Join a cast of all ages for a one-hour walk through eerie vignettes, spooky sketches and haunting scenes, all in the autumn grandeur of Maudslay State Park. Discover parts of the park you never knew existed. Bring the whole family for a variety of tricks and treats.
Location: Maudslay!
The 2016 Marini Farm Corn Maze in Ipswich Massachusetts is dragon themed!
The 2016 Marini Farm Corn Maze is dragon themed this year! This is not your typical corn maze; it is both educational and interactive. There are over 18 stations strategically placed throughout the maze with answers to a game sheet that you will be given before entering. With over 10 miles of pathways, you will be able to note your progression by the amount of answers you find on your game sheet. A finished game sheet is a finished maze!
Location: Marini Farm
Professor Wunder's Magic Show is a kid friendly exploration of Magic!
Come to the Gallows Hill: Museum and Theater for a kid-friendly magic show that is gauranteed to make your kids laugh and have fun.  Professor Wunder is a friendly wizard whose show is an exploration of magic, wizardry and Halloween!
Location: Gallows Hill: Museum and Theater
Salem Common Neighborhood Association invites families to the Common for an afternoon of fun for the whole family!
Salem Common Neighborhood Association invites families to the Common for an afternoon of fun for the whole family!
Location: Salem Common
Come see baseball the way it was played during the time of the Civil War. See the Providence Grays take on the Brooklyn Atlantics in two 1864 style vintage base ball games. See how much the game has changed from the time of no gloves, wool uniforms, and heavy wooden bats. Event is free for all to attend.
Location: Salem Common
Salem Family Scavenger Hunt
Go in search of witches and other weird wonders in the spooky town of Salem. Kids and adults work together to solve tricky questions while learning the tales behind old buildings, statues, graveyards, and assorted places that are, according to legend, haunted.
The Salem Open Market runs on weekends during the last 3 weeks of October!
Love Halloween? Witches, goblins and ghouls? Well, there’s no better place to spend a spooky weekend in October than in Salem, MA! And what could possibly make Salem’s October Haunted Happenings even better? How about the Salem Open Market flying in with a hauntingly cool open-air arts market!
Location: Downtown Salem
Enjoy the sideshow atmosphere of the The Haunted Happenings Carnival in Salem
Come try your skill at games on the arcade, ride the Ferris wheel and enjoy unique fair-style food  in a fun carnival atmosphere of the annual Haunted Happenings Carnival! There's fun for the whole family. Rides are a Fiesta Shows Production!  This year's Carnival is located on Derby Street.
Location: Downtown Salem
Long Hill Orchard Fall Festival
Join us at Long Hill Orchard for the annual Fall Harvest Festival. It's a day filled with music, food, laughter, and family fun.
Location: Long Hill Orchard
The Head of the Charles Regatta is one of the world's largest rowing events. Watch rowing teams compete from all over the country and take the sights of autumn along the banks of the Charles River in Cambridge.