LOOKING FOR THINGS TO DO AND PLACES TO GO IN NIAGARA FALLS? BROWSE THE WEEKLY NIAGARA NOW AND MAKE PLANS TO EXPLORE NIAGARA USA!

October 28 - 31: A Tour by Lantern Lite ($)
Lockport Cave & Underground Boat Ride, 5 Gooding St., Lockport / 716-438-0174
6:45pm. An 85-minute tour offered at 6:45pm or 7:45pm. Limited space available! Call to register!

October 28: Fall Culinary Series - Seasonal, Fresh and Local ($)
Niagara Falls Culinary Institute, 28 Old Falls St., Niagara Falls / 716-210-2525
5:30pm. Cook roasted pork tenderloin stuffed with local ingredients and served with seasonal accompaniments, finished off with a sweet twist on a traditional autumn dessert. Register online or by phone.

October 29: Live Music at Wine on Third
Wine on Third, 501-3rd Street, Niagara Falls / 716-285-9463
7:30pm. Featuring live music by LSDuo.

October 30: So You Think Your House is Haunted?
Lewiston Opera Hall, 732 Center St., Lewiston / 716-754-4214
7pm. Enjoy a special ‘HAL-oween' program from author Michelle Kratts and Niagara Falls Paranormal. Hear snippets of ghostly apparitions and hauntingly scary occurrences that have been researched and investigated from around Lewiston.

October 30: Comedy Series at Bear's Den ($)
Seneca Niagara Resort & Casino, 310 Fourth St., Niagara Falls / 716-299-1100
8pm. See Jim Breuer perform live in the intimate 440-seat Bear's Den Showroom.

October 30 - November 1: Niagara Celtic Heritage Society's Celtic Halloween ($)
Canal St., Lockport
Fri.-Sat., 4pm-10pm / Sun., 4pm-9pm. Enjoy a truly unique Halloween experience, blending American and Celtic traditions. Fun for the entire family!

October 31: Newfane Historical Society's Candlelight Tours ($)
Town of Newfane Historical & Van Horn Mansion, 2165 Lockport-Olcott Rd., Burt
7pm. By candlelight, go through the spooky hall and grounds of this infamous haunted house!

October 31: Halloween at the Fashion Outlets
Fashion Outlets of Niagara Falls USA, 1700 Military Rd., Niagara Falls
4pm. Bring your little ghosts and goblins in costume by the Fashion Outlets for a few treats from guest services and some merchants around the mall!

October 31: Trick-or-Treating in Niagara Falls USA
Around Niagara Falls USA
During the hours from 4pm - 7pm, enjoy trick-or-treating in Niagara Falls USA. The Mayor of Niagara Falls suggests for children and adults to have fun, be safe and wear bright colors.

October 31: Fireworks at the Falls
Niagara Falls State Park, Niagara Falls USA
10pm. Enjoy a spectacular fireworks display over the Falls!

October 31: Free Music Friday & 97 Rock's Halloween Celebration ($)
Hard Rock Café, 333 Prospect St. Niagara Falls
8pm. Celebrate a rockin' Halloween with drink specials and live music by Johnny Smoke!

November 1: Falls Gorge Loop Hike
Artpark, 450 South Fourth St., Lewiston
1pm. Enjoy a hike on the trails at the mouth of the gorge, which will include the new trail connection which was completed this summer.

November 1: Fall Culinary Series - Give Thanks ($)
Niagara Falls Culinary Institute, 28 Old Falls St., Niagara Falls / 716-210-2525
6pm. Celebrate Thanksgiving with fall cocktails including apple pie cider and pear cranberry cocktails served with mini Thanksgiving Hors d' oeuvres! Must be 21 years of age or older.

November 2: Falls Gorge Loop Hike
Devil's Hole State Park, Robert Moses Parkway, 4 miles north of the Falls, Niagara Falls
2pm. Enjoy a hike on the trails at the mouth of the gorge, which will include the new trail connection which was completed this summer.

November 2: Art of Magic ($)
Wine on Third, 501-3rd Street, Niagara Falls / 716-285-9463
6pm. Enjoy an unforgettable evening of wonder and pure astonishment as Garret Thomas, master magician, invites you to "discover the art of real magic." Price includes a selection of gourmet appetizers and your choice of beverage from the chef's chosen list of wines and spirits. Must be 21 years of age or older.

November 2: Fireworks at the Falls
Niagara Falls State Park, Niagara Falls USA
10pm. Enjoy a spectacular fireworks display over the Falls!

Ongoing Events in Niagara USA:

October 1 - 31: River Region Scarecrow Expo
Artistic interpretations of scarecrows welcome visitors along the main street of Lewiston, Youngstown, Ransomville and Sanborn.

October 1 - 31: Haunted History Boat Tours ($)
Niagara Jet Adventures, 555 Waterstreet, Youngstown / 855-652-8687
Feel the thrills and spooky chills as you go through the famous Class V white water rapids of Devil's Hole! Learn about the ghosts that wander the shorelines and more on the 1-hour tour.

October 19 - November 16: 12th International Niagara Falls Watercolor Society Transparent Watercolor Exhibition
Kenan Center, 433 Locust St., Lockport / 716-433-2617
M-F, noon-5 / Sat.-Sun., 2-5pm. Juried exhibit featuring transparent watercolor paintings by members of the Niagara Frontier Watercolor Society. Closed Nov. 11.

September 12 - November 15: Auto Art Exhibit
Niagara Arts & Cultural Center, 1201 Pine Ave., Niagara Falls / 716-282-7530
Mon.-Fri., 9am-5pm / Sat. & Sun., 12pm-4pm. View unique and amazing sculptures made from recycled car parts, enjoy masterful oil paintings, watercolor and more!