BLACKOUT

Nickelodeon Universe celebrates Halloween with an evening of unlit rides, attractions and fog effects. Come face-to-face with insects and reptiles at the Creepy Critter Show. Participate in a costume contest and meet your favorite characters. (5-10 p.m. Fri.-Sat. Mall of America, Bloomington.

www. nickelodeonuniverse.com.)

Halloween 1900 Style

Seekers of magic and mystery can see what treasures await in the Pirate’s lair or simply toast a marshmallow over a bonfire. Enjoy family activities in the farmhouse and dance with the animals in the barn to live music. (7-9 p.m. Sat. $-$6. Eidem Homestead, 5600 85th Av. N., Brooklyn Park. 763-493-8333.)

MELISSA WALKER