September 20th and 21st: Pull fence from attic and bring home 4-pillars and begin to set perimeter fence and large structures. Bring home some larger props and begin to assemble, repair and touch up as each is put up. More trips to storage, bringing home only what we can put out to keep things organized. Try to get front facade, hangman, rooftop, window and witch structures up. Continue to keep working on "to-do" list and keeping up on things. Begin to run 24vdc and 110vac power cords.
September 22nd through 26th: Empty garage of tools, supplies, etc. Start to install new wall panels on side garage walls, and black tarps on rear wall. Start setting up garage structures then start to repair and touch them up. Work on "to-do" list of items that still need repair.
September 27th and 28th: Add tombstones and all small prop details and decor. Work on LED lighting. Wire Wire Wire... Continue working on new props; work on wiring for prop control as well as plumbing all air systems and lighting.
September 29th through October 3rd: Detail, fix, paint. Continue to wire props and sensors, touch-up paint, work on props and "to-do" list. Build additional prop mechanics. Continue to work on props nightly.
October 4th and 5th: Continue to tinker, build, repair, paint, etc. Wire as needed, wire wire wire lights, props, etc. Try to get yard working, and garage somewhat working. Soft opening. We will have most things running, and as the night progresses more will be brought online.
October 6th through 10th: Projects as needed. Wire as needed, wire wire wire...Continue to tinker, build and add props, repairs, paint, etc.
October 11th: Finish EVERYTHING WE CAN!!! Haunt 31's 2012 GRAND OPENING. Look for actors and the display in its full glory. Come out to enjoy in the fun!! Please have respect for our neighbors.
October 12th: Fix, touch-up, build, anything not working/needing improvement.
October 13th through 17th: Open nightly weather permitting. Continue to add, modify, tweak, paint, etc.
October 18th and 19th: Open nightly weather permitting. Continue to tinker, build and add props, Expect moderate size crowds and some traffic. Please have patience, and respect for our neighbors. Look for actors after dark and the display in its full glory.
October 20th through 24th: Continue to tinker, repairs, paint, etc. Open nightly weather permitting.
October 25th and 26th:: Expect VERY LARGE crowds, HEAVY Traffic. Please have patience, and respect for our neighbors and guests. Open nightly weather permitting. Look for actors after dark.
October 27th through 30th: Prepare for the big day!!! Open nightly weather permitting. Look for actors after dark.
October 31st: HAPPY HALLOWEEN!!! Expect in excess of 5000 visitors and HEAVY TRAFFIC. Please have patience, and respect for our neighbors and guests. We could use some help if you have the time!!!
November 1st: Haunt31 open one EXTRA night for 2014!!!
November 2nd: Haunt 31 is tested one final time, and tear down begins. Props moved to storage, or in garage for repair.
After a short rest, repair and planning begins for 2017.
last updated - 09/24/2016