The Earl Smith Strand Theatre presents The Creature from the Black Lagoon, a 1954 Universal classic in 3-D, for the opening night of its horror movie extravaganza HALLOWEEKENDZ on Thurs., OCT. 22. From Thursday through Sunday until the end of October, the Strand features 14 horror films from Hitchcock to Bruce Campbell, including the original 1976 version of The Omen, An American Werewolf in London and Psycho. The schedule continues Sun., OCT. 25, with 1925 black-and-white silent film The Phantom of the Opera, which includes live organ accompaniment by Ron Carter. Halloweekendz ends Halloween night with Boo with a View, where patrons can mingle on the top-level terrace with drinks and a ghostly view of the Marietta Square. $6-$7. The Creature from the Black Lagoon, 7 p.m.; The Phantom of the Opera, 3 p.m.; see website for a complete schedule. 117 N. Park Square, Marietta. 770-293-0080. www.earlsmithstrand.org.