Sacramento’s most haunted
1. Sacramento Historic City Cemetery already sold out its Lantern Tours. Instead, take a trip to the cemetery during normal business hours and visit May Woolsey’s grave. People say the 12-year-old’s presence can still be felt. 7 a.m.-7 p.m. daily except Wednesday and Thursday. Free. 1000 Broadway, (916) 448-0811, www.oldcitycemetery.com.
2. Old Sacramento is allegedly the home to a number of haunted spirits. Ghost tours are held every Friday and Saturday night. Tours run every half-hour Friday and Saturday, 6:30-9 p.m. $10-$15. 101 I Street, (916) 808-7059, www.oldsacramento.com.
3. The Crest Theatre will be pretty scary when the Trash Film Orgy hosts its Halloween event. It features live stage shows, a costume contest and horror flicks. Sunday, 8 p.m. $10, $9 with costume. 1013 K Street, (916) 442-7378, http://trashfilmorgy.com.
4. The Governor’s Mansion State Historic Park will be set up with spooky music, costumed characters and storytellers. Ghosts purportedly chill the air in the mansion. Saturday, 6-9 p.m. $4-$6. 1526 H Street, (916) 323-5916.
5. Sutter’s Fort is said to be haunted by past inhabitants. Friday and Saturday, it will be full of firelight as guides dressed as historical characters lead visitors on 45-minute tours. Friday and Saturday, 6:30-9 p.m. $4-$6. 2701 L Street, (916) 445-4422, www.suttersfort.org.
6. The Sacramento Public Library’s Central branch is home to the supposedly haunted Sacramento Room. If that’s too scary, you can take in a kid’s story-time program. Sunday, 2 p.m. Free. 828 I Street, (916) 264-2700, www.saclibrary.org.
7. Guests have reported a ghost in the hall and a singing ghost aboard the Delta King in Old Sacramento. Participate in Suspects Dinner Theatre, a murder mystery every Friday and Saturday at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, 7:30 p.m. $39.50. 1000 Front Street, (916) 443-3600, www.suspectstheater.com.
8. Folsom’s Sutter Street will turn spooky Friday night, when zombies will light 1,000 jack-o’-lanterns in the street. Saturday, Old Folsom will hold a Halloween celebration called Fall Fest. Friday, 6 p.m.; Saturday, 11:30 a.m. Free. Sutter Street in Old Folsom, (916) 712-0493, www.sutterfallfest.com.
9. Cool Patch Pumpkins built a record-setting gigantic corn maze. This Dixon-based behemoth is scary big and a lot of fun at night, but you might want to bring a GPS and a flashlight. 9 a.m.-9 p.m. daily. $10. 6585 Milk Farm Road in Dixon, (530) 304-0163, www.coolpatchpumpkins.com.
10. Maines Mansion is a haunted old Victorian mansion with actors and special effects. Thirty-minute tours are free, but donations are accepted and go to Sacramento-area children with HIV/AIDS. Daily through Sunday, 7-10 p.m. Free, donations accepted. 2501 I Street, (916) 440-0889, www.myramaines.com.