The season of spooks and spirits is upon us! If you want to survive the upcoming plague of ghouls and zombies, you need a plan! So consult this list of upcoming eerie events, starting 13 days before Halloween.
Start your adventures with a walk among the dead at “Nightfall,” an evening of music, dance, and sideshow entertainment, all performed by candlelight in Brooklyn’s biggest boneyard.
“Nightfall” at Green-Wood Cemetery (500 25th St. at Fifth Avenue in Greenwood Heights, (718) 768–7300, www.green
Vamp it up
The creepy 1922 silent horror film “Nosferatu” — an unauthorized take on “Dracula” — will get an extra does of drama when it is screened with a live score from the chamber orchestra Tenth Intervention.
“Nosferatu” at Videology [308 Bedford Ave. at S. First Street in Williamsburg, (718) 782–3468], www.video
Screen and shout
Join the cutting edge of entertainment! Little Cinema presents an immersive version of the self-aware slasher flick “Scream” at the Brooklyn Museum, complete with dancers, remixed video and sound, and people being dragged onstage to be killed — wait, no — it says “asked trivia questions.” Definitely not killed.
“Scream” at Brooklyn Museum [200 Eastern Pkwy. at Washington Avenue in Prospect Heights, (718) 638–5000, www.brook
Revive your high school days from the dead at “Prom From Hell,” a Halloween dance party at Littlefield — but this time you don’t have to sneak in the booze! The night will feature music from the 1980s to the 2000s, along with a costume contest, horror movies playing on the wall, and 100 pounds of candy.
“Prom From Hell” at Littlefield (635 Sackett St. between Third and Fourth avenues in Gowanus, www.littl
Wave of horror
Take a ride with the “Cthulhu Canoe Haunted Paddle!” The North Brooklyn Boat Club hosts a night of cosmic horror, with 30-minute terrifying tours along the polluted Newtown Creek, where cultists summon beasts older than humanity from the fetid waters. Drinks, food, and a bonfire await you after the tour!
“Cthulhu Canoe Haunted Paddle” at Boatyard (51 Ash St. at McGuinness Boulevard in Greenpoint, www.north
Videology is shutting down, but the 15-year-old bar and screening room will celebrate its final hours in style! The back room will screen the stylish 1977 horror flick “Suspiria” at 8:30 pm and 10:45 pm ($22), while the front room will echo the movie’s candy-colored aesthetic, with speciality cocktails and an endless loop of Italian horror films.
Videology [308 Bedford Ave. at S. First Street in Williamsburg, (718) 782–3468], www.video
Burlesque dancer Beelzebabe brings the sexy and the scary to “Halloween A Go-go!” an evening of B-movie clips, dancing devils, costumes, and candy — with the horror hosts from the kiddie show “Ghoul A Go-Go.”
“Halloween A Go-go!” at Sideshows by the Seashore [1208 Surf Ave. between W. 12th Street and Stillwell Avenue in Coney Island, (718) 372–5159, www.coney
The bark side
“The Great Pupkin,” Brooklyn’s greatest canine costume contest, has been moved to Sunday because of predicted rain! Forty lucky pups will be able to sign up on-site (starting at 10:30 am, $5 admission fee), and everyone else should stake out a spot to gawk at pooches dressed in their finest doggy couture.
Great Pupkin at Fort Greene Park’s monument steps (enter at Myrtle Avenue and St. Edwards Street in Fort Greene, www.fortg
Trick or street
The streets of Park Slope will swarm with tiny terrors during the Park Slope Halloween Parade! Join the beasts, or just watch from the sidelines as the monster masses march down Seventh Avenue from 14th Street, then turn left onto Third Street, ending at Washington Park and the Old Stone House.
Park Slope Halloween Parade (Seventh Avenue and 14th Street in Park Slope, www.theol
Join the cast of the world’s greatest midnight movie at “The Rocky Horror Picture Show Live Karaoke Revue and Halloween Extravaganza.” The Occasionalists live band will play through two karaoke sessions of the soundtrack, so you can sing alongside Dr. Frank. N. Furter, Rocky, Brad, and Janet, while dancers perform. Between sets will be a costume contest and raffle, and the night benefits Park Slope’s Center for Anti-Violence Education.
Rocky Horror karaoke at the Bell House [149 Seventh St. between Second and Third avenues in Gowanus, (718) 643–6510, www.thebe
The dead carpet
Dress up as a dead celeb and a swarm of zombie paparazzi will snap your pic as you step into Freehold’s “Hollywood Dead Premiere Party,” featuring live music, disc jockeys, and a costume contest for the best deceased look-alike —along with plenty of strong, spooky spirits.
“Hollywood Dead” at Freehold (45 S. Third St. between Wythe and Kent avenues in Williamsburg, www.freeh