Halloween Extravaganza: From 7 to 9 p.m., Oct. 28 head to the Cathedral of St. John the Divine for a screening of the 1920 classic “The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari,” accompanied by live organ music. After the film, visitors can enjoy the Mettawee River Theater Company’s performances of ghouls and ghosts. A second screening takes place at 10 p.m. Tickets are $25. To purchase, visit stjohndivine.org.
Madame Tussaud’s Halloween: Celebrate Halloween at Madame Tussaud’s 9th annual blow-out on Oct. 29. The night begins at 11 p.m. and is open to those 21 and older. The museum is open for partying and dancing. Dress as your favorite celebrity to explore all six floors. Exhibits include the new Ghostbusters Haunted House Experience, the Marvel Comic’s 4-D Superhero Thrill ride and a costume contest. General admission is $55. Visit vossevents.com to purchase tickets.
Lincoln Center Trick or Treat: Lincoln Center’s first family Halloween party was a huge hit, leading to its return at 11 a.m. Oct. 29. Trick-or-treating is included, as is a costume parade, costume contest and crafts. The day includes a David Bowie dance party and a monster-themed reading by author/illustrator Peter Brown. Trick-or-treating starts at 11 a.m. on the Plazas and storytime kicks off at the David Rubenstein Atrium at 11 a.m. The dance party is at 12:15. At 1 p.m., stick around for a free film screening of “Abbot and Costello Meet Frankenstein” at the Elinor Bunin Munroe Film Center. The event is free. Visit lincolncenter.org to learn more.
Day of the Dead: Celebrate Mexico’s day of honoring the dead at the East Yard of St. Mark’s-in-the-Bowery from 1 to 6 p.m. Oct. 28-31. The free event is open to the public. The days include Mexican crafts and food to purchase, as well as art-making and live music. Attendees are invited to bring pictures of your loved ones to leave on the altar. Visit www.manoamano.us to see the full schedule of events for each day.