EVENTS: Halloween Ghost Train — Weekends, Oct. 22-24 and Oct. 28-31, 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. The 12th annual Halloween Ghost Train attraction at Griffith Park. Presented by the nonprofit Los Angeles Live Steamers Railroad Museum. The ride will depart from Scarewood Station and travel through devilish displays, an Old Western ghost town and more. Five new displays this year follow an Appalachian Mountain theme. Children must be at least 34 inches tall and all riders must be less than 350 lbs. There is a suggested donation of $7 per person, with proceeds going toward maintenance and equipment purchase. The museum is next to Travel Town, 5202 Zoo Drive, Los Angeles.
Harvest Festival and Plant Fair — Oct. 22-24, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday through Sunday. Descanso Gardens, 1418 Descanso Drive, La Cañada. Plants for sale, horticulture talks and demonstrations, and children's activities, including a costume parade at 10 a.m. and 11 a.m. on Saturday. Free with Gardens admission: $8 adults, $6 senior/students and $3 for children 5-12. For more information call (818) 949-4200 or visit http://www.descansogardens.org.