Return of the Haunted Mines, July 13, 7-10 p.m., Haunted Mines, 3910 Palmer Park Blvd., hauntedmines.org.
ometimes, the sequels to horror movies are even better than the originals (arguably Aliens
tops the list), so we have high hopes for Haunted Mines 2: Return of the Haunted Mines. No, it isn’t a horror movie, but a beloved Halloween attraction that shut down in 2016
and has since been searching for a new home. Thankfully, Haunted Mines was recently purchased by Hellscream Entertainment
and has been resurrected like the zombies you’ll no doubt encounter in its halls. Get a jump on the scare season with this special, one-night, Friday the 13th opening revealing Haunted Mines
’ new location, new attractions and new frights. They’ve kept the mine theme that worked so well for them at their former location, the Western Museum of Mining and Industry, but have completely redesigned the space. In 28,000 square feet, no less. This will be your only chance to check it out before fall, so get ready for a good scare and support the sequel to one of the region’s favorite haunted attractions.