There's no shortage of spooky fun this weekend before Halloween.
ZooBoo is a safe, non-scary trick-or-treating event at the Great Plains Zoo. Stops along the way include the Extinct Species Graveyard, the Haunted Carrousel and the Hall of Flames. ZooBoo goes from 3:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday & Sunday. Tickets are $5 for zoo members, $6 for non-members.
Journey back to the days of Sir Isaac Newton on the Spooky Science Time Machine at the Kirby Science Discovery Center at the Washington Pavilion. Other Spooky Science favorites include edible bugs, Slime-a-Tron, candy and the bubble house. Costumes are encouraged, but not required. Hours are 10 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. Admission is $12 for adults, $6 for Pavilion adult members; $6 for kids, $3 for Pavilion youth members and free for kids two years old and under.
It's time for your nightmares to begin at the Sioux Falls Jaycees Haunted House. The doors are open from 6:30 p.m. to midnight at the Fine Arts building at the W.H. Lyon Fairgrounds. Admission is $8 or $6 with a canned good.
Learn about Pipestone, Minnesota's spirited past by taking part in a Ghost Walk down Main Street. The walk begins at 8 p.m. at the Pipestone County Museum. The cost is $5 and not recommended for children. Pre-register by calling the museum at 507-825-2563.
The undead will take over Sioux Falls Stadium Saturday night at part of Zombie Apocalypse at The Birdcage. The haunted house goes from 8 p.m. to 11:30 p.m. It's not recommended for kids under the age of 13. Tickets are $8. $1 from each ticket sold will benefit the Children's Miracle Network.
Brandon Valley Assembly of God is hosting a Hungry Man Cookoff. It's a tailgate-style event in the church parking lot that includes live football on TV, grilling and sports competitions, prizes and free food. The doors open at 2 p.m., the competition starts at 3 p.m.