Here’s a probably not-as-exhaustive-as-we’d-like guide to Halloween activities in Cambridge. Can you think of something that should be on the list? Let us know at editor@cambridgeday.com. Also, watch out for Hurricane Sandy, due to hit — and hit hard — Monday and still be in effect into the week.

Dudley Street does Halloween right, drawing hundreds of people each year. Read about how the party got started by clicking on the photo.

The Cambridge Brewing Co.’s Great Pumpkin Festival runs until 12:30 a.m. (Sunday) at 1 Kendall Square with upward of 40 pumpkin beers including the locals’ own Great Pumpkin Ale and other pumpkin libations (including White Widow IPA, “the pumpkin beer for people who hate pumpkin beer”); there will also be a pumpkin-inspired menu. Admission is $10, with beer and food tickets available four for $5 inside. The price includes a limited-edition Great Pumpkin Festival pint glass. For information, call (617) 494-1994 or click here.

Cambridge Historical Tours’ ghost tours start at 7:30 p.m. in front of the Harvard Coop, directly across from the Harvard Square T. Tickets are $15 for adults or $10 for children. Call (617) 520-4030.

The Middle East Upstairs hosts the “Halloween Hangover” show at 7:30 p.m., with Shoney Lamar & The Equal Rights, OTP, Ellis Ashbrook, Kristen Ford Band and The Symptoms. Tickets are $12. What does it have to do with Halloween? A name. How can you have a Halloween hangover when Halloween hasn’t happened yet? Unknown.

The Middle East Downstairs, though, has “Dead-O-Ween III” a $15 event with Playin’ Dead, a Grateful Dead tribute band, and Sun Jones. So that’s sort of justified. The Middle East is at 472-480 Massachusetts Ave., Central Square.

“The Donkey Show” — the interactive disco version of Shakespeare’s “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” that’s more like a dance party — plays at 10:30 p.m. at Oberon, 2 Arrow St., Harvard Square, complete with themed disco party with party favors, surprises and a costume contest. The party goes until 1 a.m. Tickets are $25 to $55. Call (617) 547-8300. www.cluboberon.com

There’s a Cockroaches Mini-Exhibit at the Harvard Museum of Natural History, 26 Oxford St., between Porter and Harvard squares, with — shudder — hands-on activities, dramatic specimen displays, colorful video and graphics and even live animals. Museum hours and exhibits are from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. General admission includes all exhibits and is free to members and children under 3; $12 for adults; $10 for non-Harvard students with and seniors; $8 for children ages 3 to 18.

The fourth annual Superhero 5K starts at 10 a.m. Sunday in Cambridgeport’s Pacific Street Park. Runners also compete for a best-costume prize of $1,500. The cost for a single hero: $35. Registration is from 8:30 to 9:45 a.m., when there’s a free 50-yard dash for kids.

“Halloween in Hancock Park” is celebrated with Jenny the Juggler from noon to 2 p.m. The event will feature Jenny the Juggler, refreshments, prizes and more, and costumes are encouraged. Since neither the city nor Internet-based maps recognizes that Cambridge has a Hancock Park, try Cooper Park at Hancock and Centre streets in the Mid-Cambridge neighborhood.

If you and your kids are looking for simple pumpkin decorating, candy bag making, face painting, ring toss and treats for those 8 and under in costume on Sunday, try the 1 to 3 p.m. Halloween Carnival right at the Harvard Coop, 1400 Massachusetts Ave., Harvard Square.

The Amigos Community School Halloween runs from 3 to 5 p.m. in Dana Park, 10-20 McTernan St. at Magazine Street in the Cambridgeport neighborhood. The event is to feature a costume party, entertainment, crafts, games, treats and more, and families are welcome.

UpStairs on the Square, 91 Winthrop St., Harvard Square, hosts a Children’s Spook-tacular Tea from 1 to 3:30 p.m. Sunday. It’s high afternoon tea with marshmallow ghosts and black cat cookies, and all are encouraged to come dressed up and ready for a frightful, yet delightful event. It’s $16 for children 12 and under and $30 for adults. Call (617) 864-1933.

If you want to add a bit of song to your Sunday, head over to The New School of Music between 5 to 6:30 p.m., where there will be an all-ages “Trick or Treat to the Beat” musical Halloween open house. The open house invites families — especially in costume — to trick-or-treat in the music studios, try an instrument in its “petting zoo” and sing along with a concert. The event is free, with “donations graciously accepted” at the school, 25 Lowell St. For information, call (617) 592-8105 or click here.

Anime Zakka, on the second floor at the Garage Mall at 36 JFK St., Harvard Square, hosts a Halloween Anime Cosplay contest party from 4 to 8 p.m. (or until 6 p.m. for young kids with family only). Call (617) 945-2743.

The 90-minute Cambridge Haunts: Haunted Harvard Square Ghost Tour runs at 7:30 nightly and has some 7 and 8 p.m. tours. Call (800) 431-7422.

Cambridge Historical Tours’ ghost tours start at 7:30 p.m. in front of the Harvard Coop, directly across from the Harvard Square T. Tickets are $15 for adults or $10 for children. Call (617) 520-4030.

“28 Days Latte,” the 10th edition of the ImprovBoston comedy club’s Halloween musical and comedy Gorefest extravaganza, is about a bunch of hipsters and two senior citizens trapped inside a coffee shop. There’s an 8 p.m. shows at ImprovBoston, 40 Prospect St., Central Square. Tickets are $20 to $25 (or $18 to $20 with a valid student ID) available here. For information, call (617) 576-1253.

There’s a Cockroaches Mini-Exhibit at the Harvard Museum of Natural History, 26 Oxford St., between Porter and Harvard squares, with — shudder — hands-on activities, dramatic specimen displays, colorful video and graphics and even live animals. Museum hours and exhibits are from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. General admission includes all exhibits and is free to members and children under 3; $12 for adults; $10 for non-Harvard students with and seniors; $8 for children ages 3 to 18.

The 90-minute Cambridge Haunts: Haunted Harvard Square Ghost Tour runs at 7:30 nightly and has some 7 and 8 p.m. tours. Call (800) 431-7422.

“28 Days Latte,” the 10th edition of the ImprovBoston comedy club’s Halloween musical and comedy Gorefest extravaganza, is about a bunch of hipsters and two senior citizens trapped inside a coffee shop. There’s an 8 p.m. shows at ImprovBoston, 40 Prospect St., Central Square. Tickets are $20 to $25 (or $18 to $20 with a valid student ID) available here. For information, call (617) 576-1253.

There’s a Cockroaches Mini-Exhibit at the Harvard Museum of Natural History, 26 Oxford St., between Porter and Harvard squares, with — shudder — hands-on activities, dramatic specimen displays, colorful video and graphics and even live animals. Museum hours and exhibits are from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. General admission includes all exhibits and is free to members and children under 3; $12 for adults; $10 for non-Harvard students with and seniors; $8 for children ages 3 to 18.

The Cambridgeside Galleria, 100 CambridgeSide Place, East Cambridge at the Lechmere T green line stop, has a mall trick-or-treat from 4 to 6 p.m., meaning there will be a free bag and treats while supplies last. There’s a “Happy Halloween Hideout” on its third level, professional photos can be bought from 2 to 8 p.m. and kids 10 and under in costume eat for free at California Pizza Kitchen (so long as an accompanying adult is eating for at least $10).

Cambridge Historical Tours’ Spooky Pub Crawl starts at 5:30 p.m. and provides five drinks, five appetizers, five histories of five bars and restaurants in Cambridge and a few good ghost stories from a ghoulishly attired guide for $50. To make reservations and payment, please email info@cambridgehistoricaltours.org.

The Middle East Downstairs starts its two-day Throwed Haunted Mansion with Resident DJs E-Marce + Texas Mike as well as Mobsky, Bad Magician, Kevin Wang and much more to be announced. Tickets are $20 at the door; two-day passes are available for $25 with a “Let’s Rage Swag Bag” at will call only. Tickets are here. The Middle East is at 472-480 Massachusetts Ave., Central Square.

Here’s an odd one: The “Haunted House of Pancakes,” the Halloweenization of the fifth International Pancake Film Festival, with short films and videos with a good portion of their length dedicated to the flapjack in all its forms. The $5 admission includes a complimentary stack of pancakes. It’s at 7 p.m. at The Brattle Theatre, 40 Brattle St., Harvard Square. Call (617) 876-6837.

Pumpkin Beer Flight Night — four themed beer samples, with pumpkin beer being the theme, and a paired plate of snacks — starts serving at 7:30 p.m. at the Thirsty Ear Pub, 235 Albany St. For information, send e-mail to teec-officers@mit.edu.

The 90-minute Cambridge Haunts: Haunted Harvard Square Ghost Tour runs at 7:30 nightly and has some 7 and 8 p.m. tours. Call (800) 431-7422.

The Mystery Lounge, upstairs at the Comedy Studio, 1236 Massachusetts Ave., Harvard Square, hosts magicians Dr. Magogo — former host of a late-late-late-late-night-TV horror show joins Dr. M, Bob Riordn and Danny Hustle from 8 to 10 p.m. Admission is $12. Call (617) 661-6507.

“28 Days Latte,” the 10th edition of the ImprovBoston comedy club’s Halloween musical and comedy Gorefest extravaganza, is about a bunch of hipsters and two senior citizens trapped inside a coffee shop. There’s an 8 p.m. shows at ImprovBoston, 40 Prospect St., Central Square. Tickets are $20 to $25 (or $18 to $20 with a valid student ID) available here. For information, call (617) 576-1253.

A Halloween contra dance with live music (and costumes and other antics encouraged) runs from 8 to 10:30 p.m. on the fourth floor of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s Stratton Student Center, 84 Massachusetts Ave. Contra dancing is an easy-to-learn American folk dance, directed by a caller and accompanied by folk music. The folk music is by Agnostic Fiddle Insurgency, with sit-in players welcome. Beginners are welcome, and no partner necessary. The event is free for MIT and Wellesley students and has a suggested donation of $3 for other students and $6 for general admission.

 “Cabin in the Woods” plays at 10 p.m. at The Brattle Theatre, 40 Brattle St., Harvard Square. Call (617) 876-6837.

 

There’s a Cockroaches Mini-Exhibit at the Harvard Museum of Natural History, 26 Oxford St., between Porter and Harvard squares, with — shudder — hands-on activities, dramatic specimen displays, colorful video and graphics and even live animals. Museum hours and exhibits are from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. General admission includes all exhibits and is free to members and children under 3; $12 for adults; $10 for non-Harvard students with and seniors; $8 for children ages 3 to 18.

World’s Only Curious George Store, 1 JFK St., Harvard Square, hosts a free 10:30 a.m. Halloween Storytime with Curious George. Kids should come dressed in their best costume to hear seasonal stories and get a treat bag from Curious George himself. All ages are welcome. Call (617) 547-4500.

The Cambridge Fire Department is hosting Halloween Open Houses at all fire stations from 2 to 4 p.m. Children and their parents can see fire apparatus and get glow sticks and trick-or-treat bags (while supplies last) that can be used for trick-or-treating. Candy has been donated by Cambridge Brands, 810 Main St., and will be distributed to the kids. Call Lt. Michael Hughes at (617) 349-4153 or mhughes@cambridgefire.org with any questions.

A Halloween Party with Jenny the Juggler, refreshments and more is scheduled at the Haggerty Community School goes from 2 to 4 p.m. at 110 Cushing St., Strawberry Hill. Call (617) 349-6264 or e-mail the Haggerty Community School for information.

An all-ages 3 to 4 p.m. Central Square Halloween Party with stories, crafts and treats is scheduled at Central Square Branch Library, 45 Pearl St. Costumes are encouraged.

Halloween Fun at The Peabody School, 70 Rindge Ave., North Cambridge, is scheduled for 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. for kids in pre-kindergarten to fifth grade and their families. Call (617) 349-6302 or email the Fitzgerald Neighborhood Council and Community School for information.

An Elm Street Halloween Party is scheduled for 3 to 5 p.m. at the Cambridgeport School, 89 Elm St., Mid-Cambridge, for grades K-5 and their families. Hosted by the Elm Street Community School, the party is to include led pumpkin painting, performances, Halloween treats and more. Call (617) 349-6307 or e-mail the Elm Street Community School for information.

A Halloween Party with a magician, crafts, treats and more is to be held at the King Community School, 359 Broadway, Riverside, between 4 and 5:30 p.m. for those in kindergarten to fifth grade and their families. Call (617) 349-6269 or e-mail the King Community School.

A Haunted Movie Afternoon with tricks and treats and of course a spooky family-friendly flick is scheduled for 4 to 5 p.m. at the Whale Room of the Cambridge Main Library, 449 Broadway.

A Harrington family Halloween party with entertainment and treats is scheduled for 6 to 8 p.m. at The King Open School, 850 Cambridge St., East Cambridge. Call (617) 349-6305.

The Comedy Studio, 1238 Massachusetts Ave., Harvard Square, hosts a fresh faces Halloween show at 8 p.m. with Dean Abbott, Matt Chaves, Rob Crean, Ryan Darmody, Doug Fitzgerald, David Fogelman, Gerritt Hagen, Scott Oddo, Rohan Padhye, Shawn Robbins and Danielle Soto.  Ticket prices are $8. Call (617) 661-6507.

The Middle East Downstairs continues its two-day Throwed Haunted Mansion with Resident DJs E-Marce + Texas Mike as well as Mobsky, Bad Magician, Kevin Wang and much more to be announced. Tickets are $20 at the door; two-day passes are available for $25 with a “Let’s Rage Swag Bag” at will call only. Tickets are here. The Middle East is at 472-480 Massachusetts Ave., Central Square.

Murnau’s seminal vampire film “Nosferatu” plays at 7 p.m. at The Brattle Theatre, 40 Brattle St., Harvard Square, with a live score by the Andrew Alden Ensemble. Call (617) 876-6837. Doors are at 6:30

“Hedwig and the Angry Inch” returns to Oberon, 2 Arrow St., Harvard Square, for Halloween shows at 7 and 10:30 p.m. Trashy costumes are encouraged. Tickets are $20 or $25. Call (617) 495-2668.

“28 Days Latte,” the 10th edition of the ImprovBoston comedy club’s Halloween musical and comedy Gorefest extravaganza, is about a bunch of hipsters and two senior citizens trapped inside a coffee shop. There are 8 and 10 p.m. shows at ImprovBoston, 40 Prospect St., Central Square. Tickets are $20 to $25 (or $18 to $20 with a valid student ID) available here. For information, call (617) 576-1253.

UpStairs on the Square, 91 Winthrop St., Harvard Square, hosts a Harvest Halloween Vegan Dinner, by reservation; and its annual Halloween party (with Scary-oke at 9 p.m. and, before that, “The Rocky Horror Show” playing in the background, a costume contest and what’s described as “some very potent but specially priced magic brews for the bar” as well as a special $40 prix fixe menu heavy on the pumpkins and apples). Both menus go all night long. Call (617) 864-1933.

“Cabin in the Woods” plays at 10 p.m. at The Brattle Theatre, 40 Brattle St., Harvard Square. Call (617) 876-6837.

Eclectic, “eccentric pop” band The Doctors Fox play a free hourlong Cake tribute set at 10 p.m. at The Middle East Corner, then originals. The Middle East is at 472-480 Massachusetts Ave., Central Square.

Grafton Street Pub & Grill, 1230 Massachusetts Ave., Harvard Square, hosts a Halloween party with DJ Axel Foley spinning from 10 p.m. to  2 a.m. and serving seasonal fare including pumpkin fritters, the True Blood Martini (Malibu Black Rum, pomegranate juice and sparkling wine), REDRUM Punch (Malibu Black Rum, Myers Dark Rum, blood orange puree and fresh pineapple), Hot Pumpkin Cider (spiced rum, apple cider, fresh pumpkin and cinnamon) and Southern Tier Pumpkin. Call (617) 497-0400.