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5 Halloween Events to Seek Out This Weekend

From spirited cocktails with dinosaurs to The Rocky Horror Picture Show screening and costume contest, don't miss these happening haunts throughout Houston.

By Jeanne Lyons Davis October 27, 2016

Spirits & Skeletons 

Houston Museum of Natural Science | Oct 29 
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Guests will be spellbound by the museum's bewitching exhibits—open until midnight!—along with live entertainment from Space Rockets and spirited sips and bites. 

8 pm to midnight. $25 for members; $50 for adults. Cash bar. HMNS at Herman Park, 5555 Hermann Park Dr. 713-639-4629. 

Ghosts of Butlers Past Haunted House

Butler Longhorn Museum | Oct 27–Oct 29
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The Butler Longhorn Museum and Heritage Park has gone to ghouls this weekend, as the League City museum uncovers all the ghosts in its historic closets. 

$5 admission; free for children under 5. Butler Longhorn Museum and Heritage Park, 1220 Coryell St. 281-332-1293.

The Rocky Horror Picture Show Screening 

Market Square Park | Oct 29

Travel back to 1975 as Alamo Drafthouse and Theatre Under the Stars present a screening of cult classic The Rocky Horror Picture Show, along with a costume contest judged by TUTS designers and a "Let's Do The Time Warp Again" dance-along.

Opens at 7 pm; film starts at 8 pm. Free. Historic Market Square Park, 201 Milam St.

Karbach Creep | Halloween Street Party 

White Oak Drive | Oct 29
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The Heights' hottest street welcomes guys, gals and ghouls to popular haunts like Onion Creek, Jimmy's Ice House and Tacos A Go Go, to name a few. Come dressed to impress for the costume contest, and don't miss the winners announced at Fitzgerald's at 11 pm.

6 pm to 2 am. Free. White Oak Drive in The Heights.

6th Annual UHD Outdoor Halloween Film Screening: Blacula 

University of Houston Downtown; North Deck | Oct 27

"Horror meets Blaxploitation" as the UHD Film Studies college hosts a screening of William Crain's ground breaking 1972 horror film Blacula on the North Deck.

7 pm. Free. UHD Film Studies Degrees, 1 Main St. 713-221-8615. 

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