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Dead Zone photo courtesy Denver Botanic Gardens

    4 Halloween Films and Live Performances

    Celebrate the Halloween season with these family-friendly shows.

    Alamo Drafthouse Movie Party: Beetlejuice

    Oct. 20-23

    Watch the Tim Burton classic about a ghostly couple who hire a ”bio-exorcist” to scare away the living. As part of the fun, enjoy conga lines around the theater, songs, and props to use during the movie. $13. Showtimes at Alamo Drafthouse Cinema locations in Littleton and Sloan’s Lake.

    The Legend of Sleepy Hollow

    Through Oct. 27

    Watch the story of teacher Ichabod Crane unfold on stage as he goes to Sleepy Hollow and learns the legend of a headless horseman who rides at night. Can Crane escape the clutches of the deadly legend? Age 12 and under. $12 age 3 and up. Visit website for showtimes. Miners Alley Playhouse, Golden. 303-935-3044.

    Fear Flick Family Night

    Oct. 12-14, 7:15pm

    Take a seat on a hay bale to enjoy the movie Scooby Doo (rated PG) during Dead Zone Scream Park. Film plays on a loop throughout the evening. Included with admission to the Dead Zone (recommended for age 13 and up). Denver Botanic Gardens Chatfield Farms, Littleton.

    Spirited Away

    Oct. 28-30

    Watch the Hayao Miyazaki fantasy adventure that won the Academy Award for Best Animated Feature. The movie is showing at a variety of theaters. Visit the website for theaters and showtimes. Ticket prices vary by theater.

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