By Doug George
4:12 PM EDT, October 17, 2013
Check out this slideshow for 15 HALLOWEEN THINGS TO DO WITH YOUR KIDS.
“Blacula: Young, Black and Undead”: Franklin's ex-girlfriend is dating a vampire, a comedy by Pegasus Theatre. Oct. 29 to Dec. 1 at Chicago Dramatists, 1105 W. Chicago Ave.; ovationtix.com.
“Nosferatu”: The Silent Film Society of Chicago presents the 1922 horror film, accompanied by organist Jay Warren. 7:30 p.m. Wednesday at Carl Schurz High School, 3601 N. Milwaukee Ave.; silentfilmchicago.com.
“Musical of the Living Dead”: Sendups of zombie films and musical theater. Through Nov. 9 at Stage 773, 1225 W. Belmont Ave.; musicalofthelivingdead.com.
“Click, Clack Boo! A Tricky Treat”: Lifeline Theatre's family musical based on the book by Doreen Cronin. Through Nov. 24 at Lifeline Theatre, 6912 N. Glenwood Ave.; lifelinetheatre.com.
“The Passion of Dracula”: Theatre-Hikes' always popular Halloween hiking performance. Through Oct. 27 at The Morton Arboretum; 7 p.m. Friday in MetroSouth Park, Blue Island; Oct. 26-27 at Pullman State Historic Site, 11057 S. Cottage Grove Ave.; theatre-hikes.org.
Forest Park Flapper Ghost Casket Race: Fastest casket team wins. 10 a.m. Oct. 26 in Forest Park; exploreforestpark.com
“The Ladies of Improvised Jane Austen present: Ladies Fright Night”: Halloween themed improv and stand-up comedy. Saturday and Oct. 26 at Bughouse Theater, 2054 W. Irving Park Road; improvisedjaneausten.com.
“Creature Feature Radio Hour: The Wolfman on Mummy Island”: A Halloween-themed production set in 1938 on a radio soundstage. Through Nov. 2 at Chemically Imbalanced Theater, 1422 W. Irving Park Road; cicomedy.squarespace.com.
13 Terrors: A haunted house at Theater on the Lake. Friday through Oct. 26 at 2401 N. Lake Shore Drive; chicagoparkdistrict.com.
Day of the Dead Mask Painting: Decorate masks to resemble La Catrina, the skeleton woman created by Mexican artist Jose Posada. 5 p.m. Thursday in Mayfair Park, 4550 W. Sunnyside Ave.; chicagoparkdistrict.com.
Raven's Grin Inn: A little different from other haunted houses. For one, it purports to be an actual haunted house. Jim Warfield's creation is open year-round, and tours take about an hour. Open run at 411 N. Carroll St., Mount Carroll; hauntedravensgrin.com