Plan to arrive before 8 p.m. Wednesdays, Thursdays and Sundays and 9 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays; once capacity is reached, the gates will be closed for the night. Ages 13 and under must be accompanied by an adult.
Trans-Allegheny also offers flashlight tours, paranormal tours (day and night), ghost hunts and historic tours. A fall festival is Sunday, and the annual Asylum Ball is Oct 26. Admission to these is separate from Abberation. Visit www.talawv.com for dates and more.
Dungeon of Horrors
7 p.m. to midnight Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays through Nov. 2, plus Oct. 31. Tickets $25. West Virginia Penitentiary, 818 Jefferson Ave., Moundsville. Call 304-845-6200 or visit www.wvpentours.com.
The penitentiary also offers twilight tours and Thriller Thursdays, where you can explore by flashlight, as well as overnight ghost adventures. Age restrictions apply. Visit the website for more information or to purchase tickets.
10 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily through Oct. 31. Admission for ages 9-60 $8, seniors 61 and up and children 3-8 $6, children 2 and under free. 356 Gritt Road, Buffalo. Call 304-937-2565 or visit www.facebook.com/GrittsFarm.
Cost includes two corn mazes, a hay maze, slides, wagon rides, a play area and one try on the apple slingshot (additional apples 3/$1). If you just want to visit the pumpkin patch, admission to it is free. (Pumpkins are 35 cents/pound.)
Milton corn maize
5 to 10 p.m. Fridays, noon to 10 p.m. Saturdays and 1 to 5 p.m. Sundays through Nov. 3. (By reservation Monday through Thursday). Ages 12 and up $7, children 4-11 $6.50, children 3 and under free. Old Milton Middle School, U.S. 60 West. Call 304-634-6293 or www.cooperfamilyfarms.net.
Cost includes a tractor ride to the maze site, as well as a corn crawl crib, cow train, pumpkin patch and bonfire. Haunted maze dates are Oct. 18-19 and 25-26; admission is $10, and the haunting begins at dark.
Okes Family Farms
10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Saturday and noon to 5:30 p.m. Sunday through October. Free admission to farm; corn maze is $3 for ages 6 and up and free for 5 and under (cash or check only). 614 Blue Jay 6 Road, Cool Ridge. Call 304-673-3268 or visit www.okesfamilyfarms.com. Call ahead during rainy weather to make sure farm is open.
Other activities include wagon ridges, a corncob shooter and corn box (like a sandbox but with corn kernels). This weekend, there will be bouncy houses for children; Oct. 19-20 features free pumpkin painting and Oct. 26-27 has free pumpkin carving.Reach Amy Robinson at flips...@wvgazette.com or 304-348-4881.