CHARLESTON, W.Va. -- Fall is here, and with it, all kinds of Halloween fun. If you feel like scaring yourself silly, you can check out several haunted locales -- from schoolhouses to former institutions and even the great outdoors. If your fun leans more towards the fright-free side, though, there are some corn mazes you can visit, which all have additional activities, too.
Here are the ongoing Halloween-related events gazz has been informed of, listed in order of distance from Charleston:
The Haunted Barn
7 p.m. to midnight Fridays and Saturdays through Nov. 9 and 7 to 10 p.m. Oct. 17, 24 and 31. Tickets $11, fast pass (gets you in the next group entering the haunt) $22, all night pass $35 and season fast pass $55. The Haunted Barn, 426 Beauregard St. Call 304-389-1203 or visit www.thehauntedbarn.us.
Scareview Grave Schoul
7 p.m. to midnight Fridays and Saturdays through October, plus Oct. 31. Admission $10 or $8 with a canned food donation (proceeds benefit West Side Volunteer Fire Department and local food banks). Old Fairview Elementary School, corner of Virginia Heights and Coal River Road, St. Albans. Call 304-727-4750 or visit www.facebook.com/scarview.
Historic Oak Hill School House
7 to 9 p.m. Monday through Thursday and 7 to 11 p.m. Friday and Saturday Oct. 19-30. Wednesdays are "no scare" nights, where children can walk through without being scared by the actors. Adults $10, children 12 and under $8, no scare Wednesday for ages 8 and under $5. Old Oak Hill Elementary School, 140 School St., Oak Hill. Find it on Facebook under "The Haunting of the Historic Oak Hill School House."
7:30 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays through Nov. 2, plus Oct. 31. Adults $10, students and seniors $8, children 13 and under $5. (Not recommended for ages 6 and under.) A two-hour, roughly two-mile walking ghost tour of the city. Departs from The Blennerhassett Hotel, 4th and Market streets. Call 304-428-7978 or visit www.hauntedparkersburg.wix.com.
Fright Nights at The Resort at Glade Springs
6:30 to 10:30 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays in October. Scary Tales Haunted Trail and 3D Haunted House $15 (with line skip privileges $25), Zombie Hunt laser tag $10, Hayride of Horror $10 or all three for $30. Lights Out Haunted Trail (guided only by a glow stick) from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. Oct. 31. 255 Resort Dr., Daniels. Call 855-281-4276 or visit www.frightnightswv.com.
The Asylum: Aberration
Dark to 10 p.m. Wednesdays, Thursdays and Sundays and dark to midnight Fridays and Saturdays through Nov. 2. Tickets $20, VIP $30 (gives front-of-line privileges). Trans-Allegheny Lunatic Asylum, 71 Asylum Dr., Weston. Call 304-269-5070 or visit www.theasylumwv.com.