Halloween Happenings in Georgetown, Around Town

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Along with the change of season, Halloween in Washington, D.C., and Georgetown seems a natural — given all the stories this city and town can tell. Enjoy the season of the witch.

**Friday, October 28**

**An Evening in the Twilight Zone**

The Picnic Theatre Company will perform “a parody” with Halloween in mind. Doors open at 6:30 p.m.; performance begins at 7:30 p.m. General admission: $12 in advance; $15 at the door. Dumbarton House, 2715 Q St. NW.


**Georgetown Ghost Tour**

With more 200 years of history, it’s no surprise the Georgetown has numerous ghost stories and strange happenings. Let Dwane Starlin, member of the Guild of Professional Tour Guides, lead you on an evening tour through D.C.’s oldest neighborhood. Visit cemeteries and learn of séances, witches and apparitions. Meet 6 p.m. at 27th and Q Streets NW.

**Saturday, October 29**

**Trick or Treat at Tudor Place**

Tudor Place (1644 31st St. NW) invites you — 10 a.m to noon — to celebrate a “spooktacular” Halloween in its gardens. Wear your costumes (optional) and follow meandering paths to find treats (not tricks!) in every corner of the enchanting North Garden. Enjoy pumpkin-decorating and other crafts, face painting and outdoor games amid lovely autumn color. For children of all ages and their families. The cost is $3 for each member child, $10 for non-member children and $3 for each accompanying adult.

**Sunday, October 30**

**Exorcist Day in Washington, D.C.**

Andrew Huff, organizer of last year’s “Exorcist” plaque ceremony at the Exorcist Steps at 36th and Prospect and M Streets, will be talking to a group from Destination D.C. at 2 p.m. Later that evening, Huff and others will mark Exorcist Day by projecting images of the film and playing the soundtrack for passersby. (Not the big scene as it was last year for the inaugural event, but a recognition of the film and Oct. 30.)

**Monday, October 31**

**Ghouls, Goblins and Hidden Beds**

Join Resource Furniture for some Halloween fun and great design — 9:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. — at 3340 Cady’s Alley NW. Bring the kids to see all of our multi-functional, transforming furniture while enjoying District Donut donuts, Halloween crafts and Halloween books and shows.

**Flywheel Sports Halloween Treat**

Flywheel Sports Dupont and CityCenter will hold special Halloween Rides (Flywheel) and Halloween Pulses (FlyBarre), where members dressed in costumes will be entered to win a 5-pack class credit package. Those dressed in costume for any other class on Halloween will receive a prize — complimentary credits, snacks and more — when they say “Fly Trick or Treat” at the front desk. 

**Cafe Milano’s Halloween Masquerade Party**

Cafe Milano, 3251 Prospect St NW, is brewing something Spooktacular for Halloween: spooktacular entertainment, devilishly delightful canapés and a hosted bar. Halloween chic attire: Cafe Milano’s owner Franco Nuschese will give a prize to the wearer of the best mask of the evening.

**Nightmare in D.C.: Nightmare on M Street**

Bar hop between Dupont Circle, the U Street Corridor and Gallery Place and take advantage of the night specials from 3 p.m. to midnight, the only stipulation being that you have a ticket. To register and see the list of venues, visit www.lindypromo.com/washington-dc/barcrawl_halloween-pub-crawl-in-washington-dc-day-1.

**Nick’s Annual Halloween Party**

Eat, drink and be scary at Nick’s Riverside Grill’s Annual Halloween Party, starting at 9 p.m. $10 cash cover at the door; best dressed costume contest. Washington Harbour, 3050 K St. NW.

**Halloween in Georgetown, an Annual Tradition**

The annual pedestrian parade along the sidewalk for Georgetown’s commercial strip has been happening since the 1970s, at least. Come to the intersection of Wisconsin Avenue and M Street after 8 or 9 p.m. and walk around with hundreds of costumed adults and see what happens.

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