by Rock Kelly
Has the last official weekend of this spooky month left your money frightened and wanting to stay home? Well have no fear, we've rounded up 10 free events in the area that will keep your creep on the cheap.
Come creep through this monster masterpiece collection, complete with a costume contest and chilled craft beers for your crypt-ly cravings.
When: 7:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 24
Where: BART, 1205 N. Mills Ave.
Grapevine your way through a greenhouse as you enjoy hay rides, a pumpkin patch, and loads of fall fun.
When: 9 a.m. Friday-Sun, Oct. 24-16
Where: Power Plant/EFG Orchids, 4265 Marsh Road, DeLand
Bring the kiddos out to this family friendly trick-or-treat event and hunt out all the candy you can.
When: 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 25
Where: Rollins College, 1000 Holt Ave., Winter Park
Enter your best friend in the pet costume contest then watch the parade go by.
When: 8 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 25
Where: Goldenrod Station and Museum, 4755 Palmetto Ave., Goldenrod
Watch as the U.S. Open splashes into Orlando waters this weekend.
When: 8:30 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 25
Where: Gaston Edwards Park, 1236 N. Orange Ave.
Don't be a couch potato, get out and enjoy the day with fellow veg-heads.
When: 10 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 25
Where: Orlando Festival Park, East Robinson Street and North Primrose Drive
With so much at stake on the ballot, you can't afford not to vote. This political party (get it?) will offer candidate info, music and more.
When: noon Saturday, Oct. 25
Where: Discount Music Center Studio, 3301 Gardenia Ave.
Harvest loads of fun while out enjoying this annual autumn affair.
When: 3 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 25
Where: Kissimmee Lakefront Park, 101 Lakeshore Blvd., Kissimmee
Come out to this spooky science event, who knows you might just learn a thing or two about boo-ology!
When: 5 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 25
Where: Buehler Planetarium, 100 Weldon Blvd., Sanford
Though the zombies are decomposing, the art is fresh and ready to kill at this Halloween show.
When: 8 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 25
Where: The Falcon, 819 E. Washington St.