Haunted Ship: For October, the ship that is usually the US Naval Shipbuilding Museum turns into the Haunted Ship. Tours are led by RTS Paranormal through the haunted areas of the ship. It is open from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. Thursday through Sunday and also on Oct. 29, 30, and 31. There are earlier hours on certain days for kid-friendly, lights-on tours. General admission is $15 for adults and $10 for children 11 and under as well as seniors. Ghost tours are an additional $15 each. A combination ticket for the haunted ship and the ghost tour is $25. Tours are scheduled Fridays and Saturdays. Advance reservations are recommended as space is limited. www.hauntedship.com or 617-479-7900.
Halloween prowl: Mass Audubon is holding its annual Moose Hill Halloween Prowl from Friday through Sunday, from 5:30 to 8 p.m. This event includes a jack-o-lantern-filled barn, nature skits, a candle-lit trail with guided tours, and folk music. Everyone is encouraged to wear a costume. Tickets are $9; free for children 3 and under. Preregistration is required. 781-784-5691.
Bring your pumpkins: The New England Wildlife Center is holding its annual “Night of a Thousand Faces” on Friday and Saturday, from 6 to 8 p.m. Attendees can traverse the center’s nature trail, which will be lit with hundreds of carved pumpkins. The center is looking for people to donate their carved pumpkins for the trail. Pumpkins may be brought to the center, 500 Columbian St., any time from Oct. 22 on. There will be a contest deciding which pumpkins were carved with the most effort and creativity. This event will also have animal presentations and refreshments. www.newildlife.org.
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