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BOSTON (CBS) – Looking for something to do this weekend?  With Halloween just around the corner, there are plenty of spooky things to do, but if you are not a fan of ghosts and goblins, Boston has other weekend happening for you!

HAUNTED HALLOWEEN TROLLEY TOUR

The mysterious past of Framingham comes alive Saturday evening. Pirates, witches, ghosts and more await you in the annual Haunted Halloween Trolley Tour. It’s a 45 minute ride through Framingham filled with spooky legends and ghost stories. Executive Director Annie Murphy says trolleys leave Saturday afternoon at 5 and 6 p-m. from the Edgell Memorial Library on Oak Street in Framingham Center. Tickets are 10 dollars for adults and 5 dollars for kids 8 to 12. This isn’t recommended for kids under 8.

Edgell Memorial Library
3 Oak Street
Framingham, Mass. 01703
508.626.9091
www.framinghamhistory.org

Zoo Howl

Franklin Park Zoo
One Franklin Park Road
Boston, Mass. 02121
617.541.5466
www.zoonewengland.org

Haunted happenings include creature encounters, creepy crafts, ghoulish games, a trick-or-treat trail and the Haunted Maze. October 30 – 31, 11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Ask A Witch, Make A Wand

Pickering Wharf
Salem, Mass.
978-745-0065
www.ArtemisiaBotanicals.com

Kids make their own wands and ask questions about witches and witchcraft. Hours: Saturday from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Other events in Salem over Halloween weekend:http://www.hauntedhappenings.org/

Halloween Maze On The Greenway

South Station
Boston, Mass.

Boston’s Greenway has turned into a massive Halloween maze. Get lost in a 50-foot by 50-foot maze made out of hay. The maze is open through Sunday, Oct. 31. Read: Boston Area’s Best Halloween Happenings

Ward’s Berry Farm

614 South Main St.
Sharon, Mass. 02067
781.784.3600
www.wardsberryfarm.com

Take a hayride to the pumpkin patch and pick your own pumpkin. This is the last weekend Ward’s Berry will be offering the hayrides.

Children’s Museum Play Space

Boston Children’s Museum
308 Congress St.
Boston, MA 02210
617.426.6500
http://www.bostonkids.org/index.html

Let your kids get messy at the Boston Children’s Museum. Every week, kids can grab a smock and take part in messy art and science activities. This Saturday, kids can play with bubbles! Hours: Thurs. – Sat.: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Fri.: 10 a.m. – 8 p.m.

Big D & The Kids Table At The Paradise

967 Comm. Ave.
Boston, Mass. 02215

The Paradise is featuring Big D & the Kids Table on Sunday, Oct. 31 at 7 p.m. The ska/punk band originated in Allston Village (Boston) back in 1995.

Saying Goodbye To Harpers Ferry

150 Brighton Ave.
Allston, Mass.
617.254.9743
www.harpersferryboston.com/

Harpers Ferry in Allston is going out with a bang. The Soul Rebels Brass Band will play the last show ever at Harpers Ferry on Oct. 31. Be sure to dress up for a chance to win a prize!

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