Category Archives: Events

Welcome Fall Season 2019

Fall season 2019

Well it’s finally here! The 2019 fall season has begun. I’m super excited to get back into reading all the great halloween blogs out there. Aren’t you? Of course you are, that’s why you’re reading this one! I’ll be honest. It’s very easy to loose your Halloween mojo during the rest of the year. I sorta didn’t want summer to end after enjoying the beach, the great outdoors, visiting lakes and national parks, etc. My feelings changed though after the first cloudy weekend where it was finally cold enough to break out a cozy sweater. Also something about the NFL season starting always gets me in the mood for watching a good game on Sunday while sampling a new pumpkin or Oktoberfest flavored beer. I’ve fully embraced fall now and am looking forward to all the Halloween shenanigans to come. In this post I’ll share my 2019 Halloween bucket list of activities. Continue reading

Finding Horror At The County Fair

County Fair Horror

There’s nothing like a trip to the county fair to get you in the mood for horror and Halloween! At least thats how I felt after visiting the Los Angeles County Fair a few weekends ago. I was still in the full swing of summer. You know…bbq’s, bonfires, and beach days. While at the fair I witnessed a few peculiar reminders that my favorite haunt season is just right around the corner. Continue reading

The Debut of the October Calendar

The October Calendar

Hey fellow ghouls! This year I decided to create a Halloween advent calendar just for fun. I wanted something to help remind me of all the cool things to do during my favorite month. I’m calling it The October Calendar. You can click on each day and a surprise will be inside. You might find ideas for activities, food and treats or spooky Halloween quotes. Let me know what you think of it.

Here’s the link: The October Calendar

Enjoy!

Frankenstein 200: a bicentennial celebration of Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein

Frankenstein 200

In every city and town in America there are scores of unique Halloween events during the month of October. As I was throwing out some of my never-ending junk mail I saw an upcoming event that looks really cool. This year El Camino Community College in Torrance California will be celebrating the bicentennial celebration of Mary Shelley’s masterpiece Frankenstein in an event called Frankenstein 200. There will be music, panel discussions, an art exhibit, a screening of the 1931 classic film and even a ghost story writing contest! Sounds like a blast! Keep reading to get all the juicy details for this one of a kind event. Continue reading

Highlights From Monsterpalooza 2016

Monsterpalooza 2016 Pasadena

I’ve gotta admit I just love monster conventions! Especially the big one called Monsterpalooza, a convention created to celebrate the art of monsters and movie magic. This year it was held at the Pasadena Convention Center and it was bigger and better than ever before! I snapped lots of pics from Monsterpalooza 2016 so I’ll give you the highlights of the things I saw while attending. Continue reading