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Psycho. The creepiest of the creepy horror films. 1960. Anthony Perkins plays Norman Bates. Alfred Hitchcock directs. October 31. Miller Outdoor Theatre in Hermann Park, 100 Concert Dr. • milleroutdoortheatre.com • 281/373-3386.

Hotel Galvez Ghost Tour and Dinner. Wednesdays and Thursdays. Hotel Galvez, 2024 Seawall Blvd. Galveston • wyndhamhotelgalvez.com • 409/765-7721.

Dash Beardsley’s Original Ghost Tour on The Strand. Thursdays and Fridays. Crows Cantina, 2408 Strand St., Galveston • ghosttoursofgalvestonisland.com.

Dash Beardsley’s Secret Society Cemetery Tour. Fridays and Saturdays. Old City Cemetery, 43rd Street and Broadway Ave., Galveston • ghosttoursofgalvestonisland.com.

Dash Beardsley’s Restless Spirits Tour. Fridays and Saturdays. Crows Cantina, 2408 Strand St., Galveston • ghosttoursofgalvestonisland.com.

Movie Nite on The Strand: Rear Window. Alfred Hitchcock directs the thriller starring James Stewart and Grace Kelly. 1954. October 6. Saengerfest Park, 2302 Strand St., Galveston • galveston.com.

The Arts Supporting the Arts. Theatre Under the Stars’s LGBT patrons enjoy [email protected], a cabaret-style event at Artista Restaurant following the performance of Jekyll & Hyde, the dark and dangerous musical. October 11. Benefits Bayou City Performing Arts when tickets are purchased via tuts.com/promo (enter the code BCPA). Hobby Center for Performing Arts, 800 Bagby St. • tuts.com • 713/558-8887.

Evil Dead: The Musical spoofs 1980s horror films. October 12–27. The Country Playhouse, 12802 Queensbury Ln. • countryplayhouse.org • 713/467-4497.

Frankenstein: Reconsidering the Creature. October 12–27. The Country Playhouse, 12802 Queensbury Ln. • countryplayhouse.org • 713/467-4497.

Music Nite on The Strand: Zombie Dance Party with DJ Flash the Robot. October 13. Saengerfest Park, 2302 Strand St., Galveston • galveston.com.

Shadow of the Bat-Man. A new compilation of vintage films with score provided by Two Star Symphony. Andre Perkowski directs. October 19. Discovery Green, 1500 McKinney St. • discoverygreen.com • 713/400-7336.

Dia de los Muertos for children with Ambassadors International Ballet Folklorico. October 20. Miller Outdoor Theatre in Hermann Park, 100 Concert Dr. • milleroutdoortheatre.com • 281/373-3386.

Haunted Cemetery Tour. October 20–28. Broadway Cemetery, 40th Street and Ave. K, Galveston • galvestonhistory.org.

Ernie Manouse, who launches his 11th season hosting PBS’s InnerViews on October 1, also heads a cast of local entertainers in Richard O’Brien’s The Rocky Horror Show, Halloween’s favorite rock ’n’ roll musical. October 25–31. Presented by Bayou City Theatrics at Vue Nightclub, 526 Waugh Dr. • bayoucitytheatrics.com.

Usual Pub invites lesbians to get dressed up to get messed up at their annual Halloween celebration where, in keeping with the décor, partiers are invited to paint costumes onto their bodies with neon DayGlo paint. Texas DJ duo DJ Sno White and DJ Kayla Kruz spin. October 26. The Usual Pub, 5519 Allen St. • theusualpub.com • 281/501-1478.

Coraline, the animated story about a secret side of a little girl’s family. 2009. Henry Selick directs. October 27. Discovery Green, 1500 McKinney St. • discoverygreen.com • 713/400-7336.

Mini Monster Bash, a family-friendly Halloween carnival. October 27. Saengerfest Park, 2302 Strand St., Galveston • galveston.com.

Monster Show 7. A compendium of monster-themed art. October 27. Domy Books, 1709 Westheimer Rd. • domystore.com.

Victorian Séance at Menard House. October 27. 1604 33rd St., Galveston • galvestonhistory.org.

The Pacific Street Bars of Charles Armstrong Investments traditionally hosts offer their legendary line-up of Halloween events with the Annual High Heel Drag Race, hosted by Chi Chi Larue. October 27, 10 p.m. (registration 9:30 p.m.). Pacific Street at Grant St. • jrsbarandgrill.com • 713/521-2519.

Kicking off Halloween Week, South Beach welcomes DJ Riley from Chicago, offering cash and a trophy for costume contest winners dressed in a Superhero theme. October 27 and 31, midnight. South Beach, 810 Pacific St. • sobehouston.com • 713/529-SOBE.

JR’s Costume Contest encourages competitors to adopt a True Blood/Vampire theme for Montrose’s biggest no-cover Halloween party. October 27 and 31, 11 p.m. Pacific Street at Grant St. • jrsbarandgrill.com • 713/521-2519.

Meteor awards it cash and a trophy to its costume contest winners dressing in a Twilight/Werewolves theme, with DJ Chi Chi LaRue. October 27 and 31, 11 p.m. 2306 Genesee St. • meteorhouston.com • 713/521-0125.

The Montrose Mining Company encourages patrons to dress as the walking dead, or zombies. October 27 and 31. 805 Pacific St. • theminehouston.com • 713/529-7488.

Haunted Harbor Tour. October 27—31. Pier 22, 22nd Street and Harborside Dr., Galveston • galvestonhistory.org.

Ghostly Gardens. October 28. Moody Gardens, One Hope Blvd., Galveston • moodygardens.org.

After Dark Tour at Menard House. October 28—31. 1604 33rd St., Galveston • galvestonhistory.org.

A Trilogy of Trickster Tales: Jack, Brer Rabbit and Anansi the Spider. October 30. InterActive Theater for children at Miller Outdoor Theatre in Hermann Park, 100 Concert Dr. • milleroutdoortheatre.com • 281/373-3386.

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