Prepare for ghoulish family fun at the Trumbull Historical Society, 1856 Huntington Tpke., with their first annual History Ablaze Halloween bash. This spook-tacular event will feature a town-wide Jack-o’-Lantern contest and display of carved pumpkins on the grounds of the Abraham Nichols Park (behind the Historical Society), true tales of Connecticut’s haunted history with live storytellers, and festive fall refreshments.

The event is scheduled for Saturday, Oct. 26, from 5:30-8:30 p.m. Tickets are $5 per person and sold at the door, day of.

Carve a pumpkin to display at the event. Prizes will be awarded for various categories. Participants may collect their pumpkin at the end of the event or on Sunday, Oct. 27, between noon and 4 p.m.

All pumpkins must come with a non-flame light. There is no limit to the number of entries. Entries may be by an individual or represent a group/organization.

For more information, email trumbullhistory@gmail.com, or call 203-377-6620.