Get into the spirit of Halloween

A highlight of the Halloween season includes Underhill Haunted House at Veterans Memorial Coliseum, where there'll also be a Kids Monster Fest.

Revelers have a week to take in all the attractions and events of Halloween, and then celebrate on the big day itself, Thursday, Oct. 31.

Here's a variety of stuff to consider — haunts, pumpkins, parties, dance and more — all around the Portland area: