Pott. Co. is packed with Halloween fun for the weekend! The only way you won’t have fun this weekend is if you’re hibernating on your couch! We have trunk-or-treats, a craft fair, movies, a haunted house, costume parties, and the list is endless!
The weekend can start early! Pumpkin Hill in Neola will be open Thursday – Sunday for some family fun. For all the info on Pumpkin Hill, check out my blog about it.
Friday brings a wealth of options!
Get some good grub at the Boy Scout BBQ being held from 5 to 7pm at St. Paul Church in Treynor and help the Boy Scouts raise money for their summer trip to Wyoming!
After you grab something to eat, you can get your candy on! Head to Carson to trick-or-treat on Broadway from 4-6pm and then head to Thrill on the Hill, a haunted house at Impact Hill in Oakland put on by the Riverside Pomp group. It’s open 6pm to 10pm. Actually, you can hit the thrills Friday, Saturday, and on Halloween for just $5 to support Riverside music!
If haunted houses aren’t your thing, maybe family Game Night at Assembly of God Church in Macedonia will be. They start playing at 7. Some good old fashioned board games for some quality family fun!
If you’re looking for a more “adult” option, get your party on at the Crescent Roadhouse Bar and Grill with their Costume Party being held from 7pm – 11pm or catch Tailgators for their Boo Pong Tournament starting at 8pm in Oakland.
Saturday is your chance to get some new fall décor or work on that Christmas shopping list at the Underwood Craft Fair from 9am to 3pm and don’t miss their cookie walk, too! I had some cookies this summer at their Monday Markets. All I can say is WOW!
You can end your day in the Halloween spirit by catching the "Addams Family" being shown at the Dreamland Theatre in Carson (And just a little tip – the Riverside Musical being held the weekend of November 9 & 10, just happens to be the "Addams Family!" So the kids can see both the cinematic and the live versions!) or you can catch "Overcomer" at the Phoenix in Neola and you can do it for free! Thanks to the Faith Community Bible Church, all admissions this weekend are paid!
If you’re more of the party crowd, you’ve got two great options: The Station in Hancock will start the Let’s Get Smashed Halloween Party starting at 5pm and running till 2am or start there and move onto The Bar ‘N and Grill in Carson at 7 for their 3rd Annual Halloween Bash which also runs till 2 and involves a hayrack ride to Tailgators in Oakland at some point! Sounds like the drink specials will be flowing at all 3 places!
Sunday is your chance to get in on some more Halloween-themed activities! The Treynor Fire Department will be hosting their trunk-or-treat from 1:30 to 3:30 Sunday afternoon. The trick-or-treating is free, but for $5, kids 4 and up can also get into a carnival, get a pumpkin from the Haunted Patch, play on a bounce house, eat snow cones, check out a petting zoo, and do some Halloween bingo.
From 2 to 5, Walnut will be celebrating their Fall Family Fun Day at the Walnut Community Center with their new tenants, Family Inc. They will have games, face painting, and pumpkin decorating!
Of course, you can probably sneak in the trunk-or-treat in Oakland, too. It runs from 4-5pm and kids can do the bike parade in costume at 5, and don’t forget to check out all the cool drawings on the Chalk Walk also on Main Street!
But there’s more! You could head to Minden for their trunk-or-treat, as well! It will run from 4 to 6pm at the Minden Community Hall. If you’re super fast, the kids can grab candy and you can then finish your evening in Crescent for their trunk-or-treat, held at the Community of Christ Church also being held from 4 to 6.
I just have to give a shout-out to all those businesses and organizations that help make all our trunk-or-treats possible! What a great place we live in!
The options are seriously out-of-control this weekend! I don’t know how you’d pick! But no matter where you end up, they’ll be glad you’re there! #SmallTownLifeIsTheBestLife!
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