Trails in Motion Film Fest. Some relief for those not quite in the October spirit: Attention all adventurers, run on over to The Loft Cinema to catch this showcase of some of the best trail and running-themed videos. Even if you aren't into "ultra running," these beautiful depictions of mountainside trails might just be enough to get you in the habit. Presented by Summit Hut. The proceeds from this screening benefit the Arizona Trail Association. 4 to 6 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 27. 3233 E. Speedway Blvd. $15.
Spirits with Spirits. Join the Tucson Ghost Society at Borderlands Brewing for a discussion and screening of the paranormal. These ectoplasm-enthusiasts will be talking about all things paranormal, presenting you with their evidence and showing off the equipment they use during investigations. The first hour is a free guest speaking event, followed by a special VIP ghost-hunting event at Borderlands. 9 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 27. 119 E. Toole Ave. $20 for VIP event. For more info, visit tucsonghosttour.com.
Halloween at the Fox. This is much more than just a screening of John Carpenter's original Halloween, although that would provide enough chills and thrills to go around. The Fox Theatre is also hosting spooky events in the lobby before the movie, including an appearance by the REAL Michael Myers, free ghost tours and photo opportunities. 6 to 10 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 30. 17 W. Congress St. $5.
- Sleepy Hollow
Nightmare Before Christmas. Hotel McCoy is continuing their inaugural season with an extra spooky screening of this stop-motion spectacle. This free poolside show also includes drink specials, including sangria, to really get you in the spirit. And if the pool ain't your thing, snuggle up next to their fire pit. Also, did you know this movie wasn't even directed by Tim Burton? It was directed by Henry Selick. Bonus fun fact: Tucson City Councilman Steve Kozachik's brother, Pete Kozachik, was part of the Oscar-winning visual effects team. 7 to 10 p.m. Friday, Oct. 26. 720 West Silverlake Road. Free.Sleepy Hollow. What, you think just because this column comes at the end of October it's going to be All Hallow-themed? You'd be right! Casa Video is starting us off with a special screening of a '90s retelling of a classic tale. It's a fun time, and but just a bit spooky, so try not to lose your head. 7 to 9 p.m. Friday, Oct. 26. 2905 E. Speedway Blvd. Free.
Hocus Pocus Night. American Eat Co. is celebrating the season with a screening of Hocus Pocus, plus there will be a magic show for all ages, a Frankenstein piñata filled with candy for the kids and plenty of food and drink to go around. 4 to 9 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 28. 1439 S. Fourth Ave.