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Halloween happenings this month

For families

Cirque du Demons

Cirque du Demons, a 4,800-square-foot haunted house, will be offered from 7 p.m. to midnight Friday and Saturday and from 7 p.m. to 11 p.m. Sunday through Thursday until Nov. 1 at 1717 S. Decatur Blvd. Admission is $13. For more information or discount coupons, go to www.dbdhaunt.com

Fright Sight

The Henderson Rotary Club presents Fright Sight -- the Ultimated Haunted Maze at Lake Mead and Reserve boulevards, next to the Fiesta hotel, from dusk to dawn Thursday, Friday and Saturday nights through Oct. 25, and nightly from Oct. 26 through Oct. 31. Admission is $10. 312-6333.

Halloween bash

FunWerks is offering a Halloween Bash for children 5 to 17 from 5 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 31. Admission is $15 per person. Activities include a haunted house, unlimited mini-golf, bumper boats, go-cart rides and a costume contest for children 5-10 at 6 p.m., 11-13 at 6:30 p.m. and from 14-17 at 7 p.m. 898-7777, ext. 16.

Fright Dome

Circus-Circus' Adventuredome has been transformed into the "Fright Dome," and features a large-scale haunted house, two sinister stage shows, a haunted arcade, a monster midway and 14 rides. In addition, techno-tribal performance troupe Wildfire will perform in Fright Dome throughout the month. Come join the fun from Oct. 17 to Oct. 19, and from Oct. 23 to Oct. 31. 696-1999.

Dinner theater

Lawry's the Prime Rib, 4043 Howard Hughes Parkway, presents "A Wedding in Transylvania," a dinner theater mystery, at 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 30, and Friday, Oct. 31. Tickets are $65, which includes the play and a prime rib dinner. Guests are invited to dress up in costume. 893-2223.

Haunted houses

Freakling Bros. will present three different haunted houses at the following locations. All venues are open from 6:30 p.m. to midnight Friday, Oct. 17, 24 and 31, and Saturday, 18, 25 and Nov. 1, and from 6:30 p.m. to 11 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 19, through Thursday, Oct. 23, until the end of the month. Admission is $9, or $21 for all three attractions:

The Mortuary -- Sunset Station.

The Black Box -- United Artists Theatre at the intersection of Rainbow Boulevard and Smoke Ranch Road.

The Dungeon -- Kmart center at the intersection of Nellis Boulevard and Bonanza Road.

No one under 5 will be allowed, and those under 12 must be accompanied by an adult. For more information, call 896-7126.

Safe Street

Families are invited to Sunny 106.5's 13th annual Safe Street at Opportunity Village from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 29, through Friday, Oct. 31. The Magical Forest at Opportunity Village becomes the Haunted Forest for children 12 and under. Admission is $5 per child and $7 per adult. All proceeds go to Opportunity Village, 6300 W. Oakey Blvd., between Torrey Pines and Jones boulevards, a work training and advocacy center for people with profound disabilities in Southern Nevada. 259-3741.

Howl-O-Ween Costume Party

Pet parents and their pets are invited to PetsMart stores from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 21, to trick or treat and strut their haunted stuff at the national Howl-O-Ween Costume Party. Pets can "trick for a treat," join in the costume parade, pose for photos and participate in costume contests. Call (877) 473-8762 or visit www.petsmart.com for more information.

Kids Day

Savers thrift stores nationwide will hold their annual Kids Day celebrations from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 18 to help families have fun preparing for Halloween. Activities include carnival-style games, face painting, free giveaways and trips to help find the perfect costume. For more information on the store nearest you, call (206) 223-1606.

For adults

'Nightmare on 54th Street'

The MGM Grand's 54th Street will host the city's "Nightmare on 54th Street" beginning Tuesday, Oct. 28, through Saturday, Nov. 1. Events include:

Hallow-EDEN -- 10 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 28. DJ Frankie and DJ Jose 2 Hype along with Joey D of New York will spin a devilishly deviant blend of music mixes.

37th annual Beaux Arts Ball -- 10 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 30. DJ R.O.B. and DJ Lisa Pittman will spin music suited to the occasion. Admission is $15 in advance or $20 at the door. All proceeds benefit Golden Rainbow, which helps those with HIV/AIDS in the community.

"Nightmare on 54th Street" -- 10 p.m. Friday, Oct. 31. Guests are encouraged to come clad in their most outrageous Halloween concoction. Dance among stilt-walkers, fetish-crazed fairies, fire-eaters and vampy, gothic vixens. The party continues to Saturday, Nov. 1, for those unable to attend the pre-weekend bash.

Attendees must be 21 or older. For more information, call 737-3100.

Haunted mansion

Curve Ultra-Lounge at the Aladdin is celebrating Halloween with a "Haunted Mansion" at 10:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 31. The evening features dancing to DJ tag team DJ "Kapser" and DJ "Frankie Bones," and watching scenes from some of the greatest horror movies of all time. Admission is $20, and attendees must be 21 or older.

'The Haunted and the Hip'

The Legacy Society launches "The Haunted and the Hip" inaugural Halloween party at Venus, the nightclub at The Venetian, from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. Friday, Oct. 31. The event includes cocktails and hors d'oeuvres prepared by Wolfgang Puck's Postrio, tarot card reader Mystic Mona and a costume contest, including a $1,000 grand prize. Admission is $45 in advance and $60 at the door, and proceeds will benefit the Boys & Girls Clubs of Las Vegas. 367-2582, ext. 236.

Masquerade party

More than $40,000 in cash and prizes will be awarded at the Halloween Masquerade Party at the first Las Vegas Comic-Con at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 31, at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center. Admission is $28, or $18 for those with a Las Vegas Comic-Con pass. You must be 18 or older to attend. For more information, call (866) 362-6642.

Monster Bash

The Rio is hosting the 11th annual Monster Bash with Dr. Super Freakenstein, KLUC 98.5 and DJ Bo Jaxon at 10:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 31. Admission is $30 for men and $20 for ladies. (800) 752-9746.

Carnaval Court

Harrah's sponsors Carnaval Court, the only outdoor Halloween party on the Las Vegas Strip from 9 p.m. to 2:30 a.m. Friday, Oct. 31. Admission is $5 for men and $2 for ladies. Local ladies are free. Guests must be 21 or older. (800) 427-7247.

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