Courtney Hoppe(Hour 2c) Courtney Hoppe shared a scary assortment of weekend destination ideas in this week’s edition of Out!  From family fun to frightful festivities, Hoppe covered the gamut:

– Take a fall foliage cruise on the M/S Mt. Washington thru 10/19.  Cruises depart Weirs Beach daily at 10am and 12.30pm, Alton Bay on Sundays at 11.15am, and Wolfboro from Monday to Saturday at 11.15am.  There is also a dinner cruise option that departs from Weirs Beach on Sundays at 5pm (thru 10/12).

– Or take a fall foliage tour via helicopter with Seacoast Helicopters.  Tours start at $59/person.

Charmingfare Farm in Candia is featuring a Pumpkin Festival thru 10/13.  They also offer hayrides and a petting zoo.

Chunky’s in Nashua is running a HorrorFest on Thursdays at 7.30pm and Fridays at 10pm.  Upcoming films include Shaun of the Dead, Silence of the Lambs, and the Exorcist.  On Wednesday, 10/15 at 12pm, they are featuring Psycho as the “Senior Movie” (Senior Movies are free to seniors).  On Friday, 10/24, they’ll show the famed Rocky Horror Picture Show.

And here’s a list of Haunted attractions throughout NH:

Haunted Acres
at Liquid Planet Water Park, Candia

Fright Kingdom
12 Simon Street, Nashua

Haunted Overload
at DeMerritt Hill Farm – 66 Lee Road, Lee

Harvest of Haunts
at Charmingfare Farm, Candia

Spookyworld
at Mel’s Funway Park – Route 3A, Litchfield

Screamfest
at Canobie Lake Park, Salem

And specifically this weekend, the Milford Pumpkin Festival takes over the oval from Friday to Sunday.

The Sandwich Fair is from Saturday to Monday.

Paula Poundstone is at the Capitol Center for the Arts on Saturday.