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'Tis the Season

Holiday theater for the nice and naughty

0 Comments · Tuesday, November 20, 2012
How does that upbeat holiday tune go? “It’s the most wonderful time of the year”? If you’re a theater fan and a devotee of holiday cheer, that’s the song you’re humming.

An Artisan Affair

Local gourmet pantry and party shop offers convenient ways to wow guests or hosts

0 Comments · Tuesday, November 20, 2012
Take your fanciest tray or cutting board out of the cupboard where it lurks 360 days a year, and put it in your car. Drive to Dutch’s Larder. Seriously, this is the wow-factor your party always wanted.   

Give and Get Back

Tailor your generosity this holiday season by considering what matters most to you

0 Comments · Tuesday, November 20, 2012
The holiday season is known as a time to celebrate, but, more importantly, it’s a time to give. It’s easy to translate your personal interests into the volunteer world.  

The Ghosts of Movies Past

An all-start list of seasonal films

0 Comments · Tuesday, November 20, 2012
Bourbon-laced eggnog is optional but highly recommended when viewing the following list, which features a healthy dose of dark comedy and familial messiness.  

A Wintry Mix

2012 holiday listings

0 Comments · Tuesday, November 20, 2012
Performance art, family-friendly events, music and more yuletide celebrations to make your season bright.

Enter the House of Doom

Local website anchors dialogue on artistic expression in local haunt community

0 Comments · Wednesday, October 24, 2012
Randy Schadel isn’t nearly as spooky in person as one might imagine. He’s jolly, gregarious and gets a big smile on his face when talking haunted houses.   

Step Inside The Horror Movie

Reality and fantasy collide at Waynesville's ScareDown

0 Comments · Wednesday, October 17, 2012
An acquaintance of mine despises haunts. She considers Halloween itself to be ugly and horror entertainment in general to be a symptom of first-world mental illness. If she knew the details of Waynesville’s new haunt ScareDown, she’d probably have additional objections.  

45 Halloween Happenings

0 Comments · Wednesday, October 17, 2012
Fancy an undead masquerade? How about a pumpkin patch tour with the kids? A zombie-infested 5K? From tame to terrifying, we've assembled plenty of Halloween happenings.

USS Nightmare (Preview)

0 Comments · Wednesday, October 17, 2012
 Rusted Rivertub of Terror $16-$20. 7-11 p.m. Sunday, Wednesday and Thursday; 7 p.m.-1 a.m. Friday and Saturday through Oct. 31. Newport on the Levee, 101 Riverboat Row, Newport. ussnightmare.com  

Lebanon Theatre Hauntings (Preview)

0 Comments · Wednesday, October 17, 2012
Commune with the Dead $13. 8 p.m. Oct. 19 and 20. Lebanon Theatre Company, 10 S. Mechanic St., Lebanon. ltcplays.com.A magic show featuring stunts that range from funny to frightening is the cent  

Sandyland Acres Haunted Hayride and Farmer's Revenge (Preview)

0 Comments · Wednesday, October 17, 2012
 Devils Among the Corn $12-$20. 8 p.m.-midnight Fridays-Saturdays through Nov. 3. 4172 Belleview Road, Petersburg, Exit 11 off I-275. 859-322-0516 or 859-250-9790, sandylandacres.com.  This   

Springboro Haunted Hayride and Black Bog (Preview)

0 Comments · Wednesday, October 17, 2012
 Dark Rides, Darker Destinations $10-$20. Sundown to 11:30 p.m. Friday-Saturday through Oct. 27. 6070 Springboro Road, Lebanon, Exit 28 off I-71 North toward Lebanon. 937-748-2272, springborohaun  

ScareDown (Preview)

0 Comments · Wednesday, October 17, 2012
Historic Haunt and a Barn of Blood$10-$20. Dusk to midnight Fridays and Saturdays; Dusk until 10 p.m. Sundays through Nov. 1. 5511 Township Line Road, Waynesville. scaredown.com.Set on a real, histori  

Scream Acres Court (Preview)

1 Comment · Wednesday, October 17, 2012
Scream Acres combines the terror of running from ghouls with the exhilaration of laser tag. Part game and part haunted house, it’s thrilling and wild inside.

Haunted Duck Tours (Preview)

0 Comments · Wednesday, October 17, 2012
Quacks and Screams$17. Scheduled evening tours Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays through Oct. 27. Newport on the Levee, Newport. newport.ridetheducks.com.Amphibious, WWII vehicles take passengers on l