By Jackie Burrell
Wednesday, October 27th, 2010 at 6:04 am in Family Outings.
Fairyland Jamboree: Oaklandâ€™s beloved Childrenâ€™s Fairyland (pictured) hosts a Jack Oâ€™Lantern Jamboree this weekend, Oct. 30-31, with parades, special entertainment, a pirate school and a spook-tacular Old West Junction Ghost Town. Tickets $10; www.fairyland.org.
Terrifying Tennis: Thereâ€™s plenty of Halloween fun in Pleasanton this weekend when the Pleasant Tennis Complex hosts terrifying tennis matches and a Haunted Hallway of Horror â€” plus, yummy treats â€” from 6 to 8:30 p.m. Oct. 29. Free; www.ci.pleasanton.ca.us.
Nightmare Improv: Pleasantonians in the mood for more dramatic Halloween fun will want to check out â€śNightmare: A Terrifying Night of Improv,â€ť by Creatures of Impulse, Pleasantonâ€™s teen improve troupe. The fun starts at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 28-30 at the new Firehouse Arts Center (pictured). Tickets $5-$10.
Sanguine Spooks: San Franciscoâ€™s Exploratorium celebrates Halloween afternoon with sugar skulls, tarantulas and other spooky treats in the Graveyard of Dead Science Ideas. The fun runs from noon to 4 p.m. Oct. 31. Free with regular museum admission; www.exploratorium.edu.
Halloween Stomp: Don a costume, put on your dancing shoes and head over to Sausalitoâ€™s irresistible Bay Area Discovery Museum for a Halloween Stomp party featuring the Time Outs. The fun begins at 11 a.m. Oct. 30. Tickets $5-$12; www.BayKidsMuseum.org.