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Friday, Oct 12, 2018 at 11:52 AM

Enter Ye Olde Sacramento's Haunted Fort

Enter Ye Olde Sacramento's Haunted Fort

Call upon one of our state's most historic spots for a tale-filled twist on the eerie holiday. Read »

Thursday, Oct 11, 2018 at 2:34 PM

'Meet the Makers' Art & Wine Walk in Carmel

'Meet the Makers' Art & Wine Walk in Carmel

Add 'em up: 16 artists, and a quintet of wineries, will unite to give participants one splendid Saturday. Read »

Wednesday, Oct 10, 2018 at 5:29 PM

A Haunting Hotel Oogie Boogie Display

A Haunting Hotel Oogie Boogie Display

There's no "Nightmare" to be found at the Disney's Grand Californian lobby. Or wait, there is, and it has a lot of pumpkin panache. Read »

Tuesday, Oct 9, 2018 at 5:38 PM

Pumpkin Mania Is Sprouting in Half Moon Bay

Pumpkin Mania Is Sprouting in Half Moon Bay

The Art & Pumpkin Festival celebrates squashy sweetness in all of its seedy splendor. Read »

Monday, Oct 8, 2018 at 5:07 PM

Nevada City's Colorfully Haunting October

Nevada City's Colorfully Haunting October

Eerie decorations and foliage-amazing trees add delight to the historic hamlet. Read »

Sunday, Oct 7, 2018 at 3:49 PM

Mega Pumpkins Rolling for Half Moon Bay

Mega Pumpkins Rolling for Half Moon Bay

The Safeway World Championship Pumpkin Weigh-Off is back with the colossal specimens of gourd-tastic growth. Read »

Friday, Oct 5, 2018 at 3:10 PM

Roll a Pumpkin Through the Middle of Carmel

Roll a Pumpkin Through the Middle of Carmel

Cheer on tumbling gourds as they travel down iconic Ocean Avenue in the seaside village. Read »

Thursday, Oct 4, 2018 at 5:01 PM

Winchester Mystery House Unveils a 'Mystic Midway'

Winchester Mystery House Unveils a 'Mystic Midway'

The storied San Jose structure's Halloweentime event contains delights aplenty. Read »

Wednesday, Oct 3, 2018 at 12:13 PM

Rock Solid Fun: Morro Bay Harbor Fest

Rock Solid Fun: Morro Bay Harbor Fest

Journey to the land o' the big rock for truly fresh ocean finds. Read »

Tuesday, Oct 2, 2018 at 3:27 PM

Ginormous Pine Cones on the Horizon

Ginormous Pine Cones on the Horizon

Head up into the mountains for this homespun fall hullabaloo. Read »

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Alysia Gray Painter Alysia Gray Painter has served as the West Coast Managing Editor for AOL CityGuide, as well as the Los Angeles editor; she has also written for Bark magazine, McSweeney's, Modern Humorist, and PBS programs and publications.
Becky Stickney Becky Stickney is an editor for NBC7.com and has been a San Diego resident for more than 20 years. She's a mom who loves to travel around the Southwest, looking for interesting places to visit and photograph.