More Scary Than the Rides

No need to wait until Oct. 31 for spooky fun. Starting tomorrow, Fright Fest returns to Six Flags America. Attractions include a house of horrors, a haunted train and magic tricks. Hours are 5-10 p.m. Fridays and noon to 10 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays, through Oct. 30. The amusement park is at 13710 Central Ave., Largo. Ticket prices range from $28.99 to $39.99; parking is $10. For more information, call 301-249-1500.

Football Extravaganza

The meeting of the Morgan State University Bears and the North Carolina A&T Aggies on Saturday at the second annual Prince George's Classic is more than just a gridiron matchup. The list of related festivities includes a welcome reception at the Greenbelt Marriott tonight, a battle of the bands and a comedy show featuring Rickey Smiley tomorrow, and a black college expo, fashion show, pre-game concert and tailgate parties Saturday. The football game starts at 4 p.m. Saturday at FedEx Field, 1600 Raljon Rd., Landover. Advance game tickets are $20 to $55; costs for other events vary. For tickets or more information, call 202-397-7328 or visit

Positively Medieval

Get a feel for life in the Middle Ages at the Medieval Faire. Reenactors portraying Saxons, Normans and Vikings will depict battles, markets, entertainment and crafts from the 11th through 15th centuries, and food will be available for purchase. The event takes place from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday at Marietta House Museum, 5626 Bell Station Rd., Glenn Dale. Admission is $5; ages 4-18, $2; 3 and younger, free. For more information, call 301-464-5291.

Ghouls and coffins help bring the Halloween spirit to Six Flags America this month for the park's annual Fright Fest, which includes a house of horrors.