The spookiest time of the year is finally upon us. 

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    BOO-jolais Wine Celebration

    If you're looking for something to get you pumped for Halloween, look no further. We've got the two words that are sure to get you hooked in: "wine" and "celebration." Stop by the Washington Avenue Armory Oct. 28 for some wine sampling, delicious food, live entertainment, and more.

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    Hops and Haunts, Haunted Pub Crawl

    This is by far the coolest. How would you like to take part in a haunted mansion tour/downtown Albany pub crawl? This year, you can. Add the Albany County Historical Association-Ten Broeck Mansion to your GPS and get there from Oct. 25-27.

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    Shakes-BEER with Nine Pin Cider and Collar City Players: Reading of Macbeth

    This is sure to be a unique, spook-tastic experience. The Collar City Players are making a special stop in Albany to perform a creepy reading of Shakespeare's "Macbeth." And, there will be Nine Pin. In fact, it's taking place at Nine Pin's taproom in Albany.

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    Scaredy Cats and Dogs Pet Costume Contest

    If you're a single adult who loves your pet enough to enter them into a Halloween costume contest, don't be ashamed. There are many of us. You can dress up your pet or dress up with your pet. Either way, there are plenty of prizes to be awarded.

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    Barry Bostwick’s Rocky Horror Film Screening Party

    Stop by Proctors Oct. 27 for a 40th anniversary screening of "The Rocky Horror Picture Show." There will be a costume contest, a Q&A with Barry Bostwick, and more. If you're a Rocky Horror fan, even if you've never seen it, this is definitely the proper way to experience this film. Take advantage.

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