Best Bets by Bus – Halloween Edition

Happy Halloween! You know what’s scarier than flesh-eating ghouls and goblins? Contributing to poor air quality and traffic congestion by driving everywhere you go. Lucky for you, we’ve compiled a list of some spooky transit-accessible events happening in the Triangle this weekend and on Monday. Click on the links below each listing to plan your bus trip. Check the date and time and plug in your address, and you’ll be on your way in no time. Remember, children 12 and under ride free. Check this page for more information on fares and passes.

Be safe and have a great weekend!

CARRBORO
2011 Carrboro Halloween Carnival
Monday, October 31 | 6-8:30pm
Enjoy carnival games such as the Bean Bag Toss, Ring the Magic Mountain, Duck Pond, and more with wickedly good prizes. Drinks and popcorn concessions available.
FREE
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CHAPEL HILL
‘Scare-o-lina Skies
Saturday, October 29 | 7pm
The Morehead Planetarium and Science Center explores the darker legends behind the constellations. Shows will be at 7pm and 8:30pm. the milder version Scare-o-lina Skies: Family Edition is October 30. Regular ticket prices apply for both versions. Website (919) 962-1236
Adults $7.25 Chldren $6
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DURHAM
Durham Zombie Lurch
Saturday, October 29 | 5pm
The lurch will starts at the parking lot across from Piedmont restaurant on Foster St. The route is shorter this year and will wrap up at Motorco, just 2 blocks from the start.
FREE
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HALLOW-ENO
West Point on the Eno Durham Parks & Recreation
Monday, October 31 | 6-9pm
A safe family-friendly Halloween celebration, featuring Trick or Treat at the Mangum House, hands-on creative activities led by the Scrap Exchange, face painting, campfire stories and songs, NC Scary and Silly Tales performed by members of the YPPT Company, and hayrides. Bring your flashlight and your imagination.  All children must be accompanied by an adult at all times.  For information, call 919-471-1623 (option 1).
FREE
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RALEIGH
Haunted Trolley Tours
10/28, 29th 6:00, 7:30, 9:00
Jump aboard the haunted trolley as it does a tour around Raleigh’s Most Haunted Places. Reservations needed. Sign up through RecLink. $10
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Haunted Mordecai Festival
Saturday, October 29 | 5-10 p.m.
Halloween-themed food, music, games & crafts; kids’ costume contest at 6 pm.
Register at 919-857-4364 or at RecLink
Lantern tours are $5 but general admission is FREE
Plan your trip by bus.

Kooky Spooky Halloween Party at Marbles!
Saturday, October 29 | 6pm-9pm
Come in costume and see the not-so-scary side of Marbles like the phantom pirate ship, mommies wrapped like mummies, secrets in the pumpkin patch and much more! Don’t miss an evening full of silly surprises and tasty treats!
Space is limited; pre-registration is recommended.
$8 for members, $10 for non-members
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