Halloween happenings



Benedict Cumberbatch and Jonny Lee Miller portray Victor Frankenstein and his monster in the second screening of “Frankenstein” at The Grand on Nov. 8 at 6 p.m., reversing the roles they will have played in the 2 p.m. screening. PHOTO COURTESY OF THE GRAND

Benedict Cumberbatch and Jonny Lee Miller portray Victor Frankenstein and his monster in the second screening of “Frankenstein” at The Grand on Nov. 8 at 6 p.m., reversing the roles they will have played in the 2 p.m. screening.
PHOTO COURTESY OF THE GRAND

BAR HARBOR — Halloween is just days away, but it’s not too late to make plans.

Here are some events in the area:

Trick or treat for books

SOUTHWEST HARBOR — On Halloween night from 5-7 p.m. the Southwest Harbor Public Library provides a cozy stop for trick-or-treaters and their families.

The treat is a free book. Enjoying stories together and promoting family literacy is a great way to celebrate the season.

Call the library at 244-7065.

Pets dressed for success

BAR HARBOR — Acadia Veterinary Hospital invites you to dress up your pet and visit them when you trick or treat on Ledgelawn Avenue this Halloween. Stop by 21 Federal Street from 4-5:30 p.m.

For Acadia Veterinary’s 16th annual Halloween party, refreshments will be served, photos will be taken and prizes will be awarded for best pet costume.

Call 288-5733.

‘Frankenstein’ at Grand

ELLSWORTH — The Grand announces the next in a series of high-definition encore performances from The National Theatre of London – two special fall screenings of “Frankenstein” on Saturday, Nov. 8, at 2 p.m. and 6 p.m.

Filmmaker Danny Boyle adapted Mary Shelley’s horror classic for the stage The production stars Benedict Cumberbatch and Jonny Lee Miller, the two actors most famous for playing Sherlock Holmes on television this century.

In this visionary new production, Benedict Cumberbatch is Victor Frankenstein, and Jonny Lee Miller is his creation at 2 p.m. Then, at 6 p.m., the actors reverse roles, with Cumberbatch as the creature and Miller as the doctor.

General admission tickets for each screening are $17 for adults, $15 for seniors, $14 for Grand members, $12 for students, and $10 for youth 12 and under, and are available at The Grand box office by phone at 667-9500, or online at www.grandonline.org.

Trick or Treating: 3:30-5 p.m. Sonogee Rehab and Living Center. 131 Eden St., Bar Harbor. Call 288-5800.

Halloween Open House, Bar Harbor Congregational Church, Mount Desert Street. Warm cider, treats, and a place to warm up if it’s chilly. A safe and easy meeting spot for parents and trick-or-treaters. 5-8:30 p.m.

Cider and Doughnuts: 4-7 p.m. Parking lot in front of St. Saviour’s Church, 41 Mount Desert St., Bar Harbor.

Halloween Party: 9 p.m. Carmen Verandah, 119 Main St., Bar Harbor. Call 288-2886.

Free scary movies: Maine Coast Cinemas in Ellsworth will show two movies with free admission. “Hocus Pocus” (Rated PG) at 6:30 p.m. and the original “Carrie” (Rated R) at 8:30 p.m.

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