(October 31, 2009)—Saturday offers plenty of opportunities for Halloween revelers both young and old in Central Texas and the weather should be perfect whether you’re out during the day or in the dark of night.
In Waco, children 12 and younger are invited to trick or treat from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Richland Mall.
The Cameron Park Zoo hosts its annual Zoo Boo from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday.
Those looking for a scarier way to celebrate may want to check out a pair of haunted houses. The Museum of Horrors and Texas Chainsaw Massacre just north of Waco on Interstate 35 promise to add some fright to your night.
They’re open from 8 p.m. to midnight.
The Waco Hippodrome is hosting the locally produced zombie film “RISEN” and the cult favorite the “Rocky Horror Picture Show.”
“Risen” will be shown at 7 p.m.
“Rocky Horror Picture Show” will be shown at midnight.
The Hippodrome also will be having a costume contest.
If you’re looking for something a little more family oriented, check out the Kaska Family Farm at 15893 County Line Road outside of West, which offers hayrides, a haunted trail and a maze through a cornfield. It’s open Saturday from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m.
The Waco Art Center offers trick or treating in the gallery from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.
In Killeen, there’s a Halloween Carnival from 6 p.m. to 8 pm. at the Special Events Center.
And the Killeen Mall will host trick or treaters from 5 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Saturday, but reminds visitors than anyone older than 10 is prohibited from wearing a mask in the mall.
In Copperas Cove, the Downtown Association hosts its “Safe Trick or Treat” from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Avenue E and South Main Street.
In Gatesville, the annual BooZar is from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. on the square.