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More Halloween fun in the Grand Valley

Compiled by Brittany Markert
bmarkert@gjfreepress.com
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Halloween falls this year on Friday, Oct. 31, but events continue with Dia de los Muertos celebrations Saturday and Sunday, Nov. 1-2, throughout the Grand Valley.

STUDT’S FARM

Studt’s Farm, located at the corner of I 1/2 and 21 1/2 roads in Grand Junction, will be open only one more day — Friday, Oct. 31. Tickets cost $10 per person and $8 for ages 65 and over. Hours will run from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m.

For more information, visit http://www.studtspumpkinpatchandcornmaze.com.

MOON FARM

The last day for Moon Farm’s third annual pumpkin patch is Friday, Oct. 31. The farm is located at 1360 18 1/2 Road in Fruita. It’s open 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Tickets cost $7 per person ages 4 and above. The price includes admission to Moon Farm, the petting zoo, a haunted straw maze, a corn maze and a hayride.

For more information, visit http://www.moonfarm.net.

TSV HALLOWEEN

Thunderstruck Valley (436 Main St., Grand Junction) will host a Halloween party on Friday and Saturday, Oct. 31 and Nov. 1. Tickets cost $5 at the door. It includes live music, costume contests and more.

For more information call 970-261-8494.

DIA DE LOS MUERTOS

Grand Junction’s Martin Mortuary (550 North Ave.) will hold a two-day learning experience regarding Dia De Los Muertos on Saturday and Monday, Nov. 1 and Nov. 3, from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. There will be activities for the kids, informational videos and presentations for the adults. There will also be an art walk, as well as demonstrations on how to make an altar and sugar skulls. Snacks and beverages will be provided in exchange for a donation. Proceeds benefit St. Joseph’s Catholic Church.

For more information, visit http://www.dignitymemorial.com.

HOT TOMATO PIZZERIA

A two-part costume contest will start at Fruita’s Hot Tomato Pizzeria (124 Mulberry St.) on Friday, Oct. 31, from 6-9 p.m. The party will continue at Fruita’s Copper Club Brewing Company (233 E. Aspen Ave.) at 9 p.m. The costume contest includes prizes.

For more information, find Hot Tomato on Facebook.

MASQUERADE BALL

Join the fun and celebrate 110 years of the Palisade Township at the Cen-Ten Masquerade Ball on Saturday, Nov. 1, starting at 6:30 p.m. at Wine Country Inn (777 Grande River Dr.). Tickets cost $30 for individuals and $30 per couple. Tickets are only available through the Palisade Chamber of Commerce and the Town of Palisade. Choose your favorite decade and dress the part. Costumes are optional. There will be door prizes, refreshments, a cash bar and dancing to live music by Generation Jazz Ensemble Band.

For more information, visit http://www.palisadecoc.com

TRUNK OR TREAT FALL FESTIVAL

Fruita’s Victory Life Church (2066 Hwy. 6 & 50) will host a trunk or treat fall festival on Friday, Oct. 31, from 6-8 p.m. It’s free and open to the public. There will be trunks full of candy, games, food, prizes, music and more.

For more information, visit http://www.vlcgv.org.

LA PUERTA HALLOWEEN PARTY

Need somewhere to show off your awesome Halloween costume? Come to La Puerta (523 1/2 Main St., Grand Junction) on Halloween night. A costume contest is set from 8-10 p.m. The best-dressed attendee wins a prize. A waltz lesson is set prior to the dance party.

For more information, call 970-712-2552.

TRICK OR TREAT STREET IN FRUITA

Join Fruita businesses for Trick or Treat Street. This event takes place in downtown Fruita on Friday, Oct. 31, and runs from 3-5 p.m. This event is free and open to the public.

For more information, contact the Fruita Chamber of Commerce at 970-858-3894.

WESTERN COLORADO BOTANICAL GARDENS

Dress in costume and head to Western Colorado Botanical Gardens (641 Struthers Ave., Grand Junction) on Friday, Oct. 31, from 4:30-9 p.m. for a Halloween-filled event. Admission costs $5 per child and parents with children are free.

The event includes a bump-n-jump, carnival games, spooky castle and more.

For more information, call 970-245-3288.

DINOSAUR JOURNEY MUSEUM

Head to Dinosaur Journey Museum on Friday, Oct. 31, for $2 off admission when you bring in a paelo-themed pumpkin. The museum will display pumpkins through the weekend.

For more information, visit http://www.museumofwesternco.com.


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