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If you live in or are planning a visit to Orange County and are looking for things to do there in October, then please check out this Calendar of Events, courtesy of our colleagues at First American Title:

Knott’s Scary Farm | Sept. 20-Oct. 31 | 8039 Beach Blvd., Buena Park

The fully transformed theme park features uniquely haunted mazes and attractions, sinister shows and more than 1,000 horrifying creatures lurking in the fog and hiding in every corner. For more information: www.knotts.com

Octoberfest Orange County | Sept. 29-Oct. 21 from 12 to 8pm | Newport Dunes Waterfront

Every Saturday and Sunday. Enjoy German beer, traditional Bavarian food, live entertainment, dancing, music and more on the oceanfront. For more information: www.octoberfestoc.com

La Habra Movies in the Park | Oct. 12 at Dusk | El Cerrito School, 1051 N. Hillside St

Join the Recreation staff for “Despicable Me 3”. Participants should bring their own lawn chairs and blankets and can enjoy food vendors and the Bamboo Kids Club. Movies begin at dusk. For more information: www.lahabracity.com

Hyatt Regency Newport Beach Summer Concert Series | Fridays Through Oct. 12 at 7pm | 1107 Jamboree Road

Another summer with world-class music, fine wine and dining at the intimate Back Bay Amphitheatre of the Hyatt Regency Newport Beach. See Sergio Mendes on Oct 5th and Boney James on Oct 12th. For more information: http://series.hyattconcerts.com

Huntington Beach Oktoberfest | Through Oct. 28 | Old World Festival Hall

Wed-Sun. Sample Imported German Beers, Bratwurst, Rotisserie Chicken, Hamburgers, Pork Sandwiches, Strudel, Pretzels & more. Guests can enter the Beer Drinking & Stein Holding Contests and do the Chicken Dance! For more information: www.oldworld.ws

German Unity Day Celebrations | Oct. 4 from 7-10:30pm | Old World Village Huntington Beach

Serving free food to the 1st 500 people in line. In order to get the free food, you have to have a ticket and be one of the 1st 500 guests. Under 21 you must be accompanied by your parents. For more information: www.oldworld.ws

Newport Beach Wine & Food Festival | Oct. 4-7 | Newport Beach Civic Center

Enjoy one-of-a-kind dinners by celebrity chefs and local masters, taste bites from 40 different top restaurants with their executive chefs and sip from over 250 varieties of wines, spirits and craft brews. For more information: www.newportwineandfood.com

Tustin Tiller Days | Oct. 5-7 Fri 4-11pm, Sat 11am-11pm, Sun 11am-8pm | 17522 Beneta Way

The event provides an opportunity for Tustin to celebrate Orange County’s agricultural heritage. Features Parade (on Saturday at 10 am), carnival, rides, food and entertainment. For more information: 714-573-3326 | www.tustintillerdays.org

Autumn Harvest Festival | Oct. 6 from 4:30-8:30pm | Heritage Hill Historical Park, Lake Forest

Trick-or-Treat stations, Adventure Maze, and visit the Haunted School House. Children of all ages can participate in ghoulish games, costume contests and the pumpkin decorating zone. For more information: 949-923-2230 | www.ocparks.com/historic/heritage

Laguna Beach Plein Air Painting Invitational | Oct. 6-14 | Festival of Arts Grounds

North America’s most renowned, plein air landscape painters will compete for prestigious prizes and participate for the week of events including public paint outs and artist meet and greets. For more information: www.lagunapleinair.com

San Clemente Sea Fest | Oct. 7 from 9:30am-3pm | San Clemente Pier

This event features a Chowder Cook-off, Fisherman’s Lobster, Surfing Contest, Business Exposition, Arts & Craft Show and a U.S. Coast Guard Search & Rescue Demo Operation. For more information: www.scchamber.com

Sandcastle Contest | Oct. 7 from 10am-3:30pm | Corona del Mar State Beach

Thousands of sightseers will descend on “Big Corona Beach” to view amazing sand sculptures created by participants ranging from the novice to the expert. For more information: www.newportbeach.com

Haunt at Heritage Hill | Oct. 12-13 from 6:30-10:30pm | Heritage Hill Historical Park, Lake Forest

Haunted House, Mazes, Goblins, Music, Stage Performances, Classic Horror Movie Screening. Wear your costume! For more information: 949-923-2230 | www.ocparks.com/historic/heritage

Boot Hill | Oct. 12-13, 19-21 & 26-28 | 16 Goldenrod Lane, Irvine

The unearthly spirits from the Old West town of Bridgewood will materialize for 8 nights, transforming the residence into the old church and cemetery that once occupied this hallowed ground. For more information: www.legendofboothill.com

Art in the Park | Oct. 13 from 10am-4pm | Newport Beach Civic Center

Stop by to enjoy a festive day with the arts, have a bite to eat and mingle with the artists and craftspeople who will be exhibiting and selling their original art and fine crafts. For more information: www.newportbeachartsfoundation.org

The Heritage Festival and Parade | Oct. 13 | Tri-City Park, Placentia

Parade and fair booths. The festivities begin with the Chamber of Commerce pancake breakfast at 6:30am followed by the parade and band review at 9:30am. The festival begins at 9:30am and will feature many exciting activities for the entire family including the annual car show, a crafts fair, food booths, kids games and more. For more information: www.placentia.org

Silverado Country Fair & Folk Festival | Oct. 13-14 | Silverado Community Center & Fairgrounds

Explores the wonders of the area’s Old West rustic culture, great live music, Wild West reenactments, handmade arts and crafts, tasty food, beer & wine saloon, and contests. For more information: www.silveradocountryfair.org

Spooktacular Fun Days | Oct. 13-14 from 9am-4pm | The Great Park, Irvine

Enjoy traditional family-friendly fall activities such as a treat town, pumpkin patch, petting zoo, entertainment, crafts, inflatables, face painting, community booths, carnival games, food concessions and more. For more information: www.cityofirvine.org

Surf City 10 Miler/10K/5K | Oct. 13-14 | 21100 PCH, Huntington Beach

The spectacular 10K is long enough to challenge your endurance yet is the perfect distance for achieving a PR. The Flat Fast course along California’s famous Pacific Coast Highway is perfect for a leisurely 5K jog. For more information: www.motivrunning.com

Haunted Trails | Oct. 18-19 from 6:30-10pm | Crown Valley Community Park, Laguna Niguel

Dare to walk the Haunted Trails experiencing medieval life and all of its tales. When the sun sets, the trails will open, guides will escort groups of 10 guests through the halls and tents. For more information: 949-425-5100 | www.ci.laguna-niguel.ca.us

Choc-Littlest Angel Guild’s Great Kitchens & Garden | Oct. 19 from 10am-4pm | Anaheim/Yorba Linda

This self-guided tour, our guests will view 6 stunning homes located in Peralta Hills and Yorba Linda. “Tasty Bites” and sips. Also, shopping can be done at the “Petite Boutique.” Event supports CHOC Children’s Hospital. For more information: www.littlestangelguild.org

Silverado Days | Oct. 19-21 | William Peak Park, Buena Park

Games, crafts, contests, rides, food and fun. Car Show, a World Amateur Arm Wrestling Championship, a Amateur Horseshoe Contest, a Pie-Eating Contest, a Baby Contest, a Dog Show, a Chili Cook-off and much more! For more information: www.silveradodays.com

Historical Cemetery Tour | Oct. 20 | Fairhaven Memorial Park, Santa Ana

Docents will guide visitors through scenes that played important roles in the history of the county, culminating in a presentation in Fairhaven’s beautiful 1916 mausoleum. For more information: www.santaanahistory.com

Doheny State Beach Halloween Haunt | Oct. 20 from 5:30-8:30pm | Picnic sites A and B

Celebrate Halloween in a fun and safe environment with good ole fashioned spookiness, arts and crafts, a fun zone, and an array of educational booths. For more information: www.parks.ca.gov/doheny

Yappy Howl-O-Ween | Oct. 25 from 4-7pm | The Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel

The chance for pups to strut their stuff in their costumes. Proceeds support The Veterans Initiative of Canine Companions for Independence. For more information: www.ritzcarlton.com/en/hotels/california/laguna-niguel/hotel-overview/yappy-hour

Halloween Spooktacular/Moonlight Movies | Oct. 26 from 3-9pm | Dana Point Community Center

Carnival games, crafts, cookie decorating, a costume parade and entertainment. “Pooh’s Heffalump Halloween Movie” and “Poltergeist”. For more information: www.danapoint.org

Anaheim Fall Festival/Halloween Parade | Oct. 27 at 6pm | Center Street Promenade, Downtown Anaheim

Game and food booths, live entertainment, craft fair, haunted house, pumpkin patch, a children’s costume contest and trick-or-treating. For more information: www.anaheimhalloweenparade.org

Spooky San Clemente | Oct. 27 from 4-7pm | Community Center: 100 N Calle Seville

A haunted maze, a mystical magic show, a costume contest and parade, a movie on the lawn (MONSTERS, INC at 6 pm), and ghostly games. For more information: http://www.san-clemente.org/Home/Components/Calendar/Event/5759/2689?curm=10&cury=2018

Los Alamitos Trunk or Treat | Oct. 27 from 5-7:30pm | Little Cottonwood Park

Trunk-or-treating, treasure hunting, games, costume contests and more! Be sure to dress in your Halloween best and bring a bag for all of your loot! For more information: www.cityoflosalamitos.org

Jack O’Lantern Jamboree | Oct. 27 FROM 1-4pm | Atlantis Play Center, Garden Grove

Spooky train, carnival games, crafts, bounce houses, goodies, and more! Pumpkins available for sale at the Pumpkin Patch. For more information: www.ggcity.org

Halloween Fun with Family and Friends | Oct. 27 from 12-4pm | Stanton Park

Games, DJ entertainment, costume contests, non-profit food booths and a howling good time for everyone. Be sure to bring your trick-or-treat bag! For more information: www.ci.stanton.ca.us

Villa Park Halloween Fest | Oct. 27 from 4-7:30pm | Villa Park Towne Centre

Costumed children will have the opportunity to visit local merchants for treats throughout the Towne Centre. There will also be hayrides, a coloring contest, food, commemorative photos and pumpkin carving. For more information: www.vpcsfoundation.org

Casa Creepy: Haunted House Oct. 27, 28 & 31 from 7-9pm | Casa Romantica Cultural Center and Gardens

Encounter ghosts, mummies, and creepy surprises around every corner during spooky tours of our historic 1927 home. For more information: 949-498-2139 | www.casaromantica.org

Dia de los Muertos Car Show & Concert | Oct. 28 from 10am-4pm | OC Fair & Event Center

Trophies for top 15 cars/trucks, top ten motorcycles, top five bikes/pedal cars, and top three Ofrendas. Food, drinks, live music, cars, and shopping! For more information: www.ocmarketplace.com

Happy Hallowiener Doggy Dress Up & Kids Costume | Oct. 28 from 2-7pm | Old World Village Festival Hall

The kids can enjoy the dog races, carnival games, face painting, a bouncy house, DoDo the chicken, and more… For more information: www.oldworld.ws

Kidz Block Party | Oct. 31 from 5-9pm | Downtown Brea

Face painting, pony rides, games, bounce house, petting zoo, rock climbing wall, raffles, prizes, entertainment and free candy. For more information: www.kidzblockparty.com

Cypress Halloween Carnival | Oct. 31 from 6-9pm | Cypress Community Center

Family Games, Entertainment and Trick or Treat! Food will be sold for an additional cost at the event. For more information: www.cypressca.org

Main Street Halloween Fest | Oct. 31 from 4-8pm | Downtown Huntington Beach

Pony rides, petting zoo, costume contests and more. For more information: www.hbchamber.com

La Palma Halloween Carnival | Oct. 31 from 6-8:30pm | Central Park

Carnival games and those who dare to find their way through a maze PLUS, new this year is the Carved Pumpkin Contest! For more information: www.cityoflapalma.org

Halloween Howl | Oct. 31 from 3-5pm | Columbus Tustin Activity Center

Costume contests, family entertainment, carnival games, prizes and candy. For more information: www.tustinca.org

Fall Family Festival | Oct. 31 from 2-5pm | Rancho Santa Margarita Central Park

Trick-or-Treat in a fun and safe environment, inflatables and bounce houses, partake in the costume contest and join the child and pet costume parade. For more information: www.samlarc.org

Trunk-or-Treat Oct. 31 from 6-8pm | King of Kings Lutheran Church/School, Garden Grove

A safe Halloween event with trick or treating, games and meal. Kids come in costume and there will be photo opportunities. For more information: 714-530-6584 | www.kingofkingsgg.org

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