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Frontier Historical Society’s 16th annual Ghost Walk

Ghost Walk tours starting at dusk lead guests up the hill by lantern light to the old Linwood Cemetery at 1200 Bennett Ave., where costumed actors portray pioneers from Glenwood Springs’ past including Doc Holliday and Kid Curry. Tours are limited to 30 people each and are recommended for children school-age and up. Participants need to carry lanterns or flashlights for the moderately strenuous 1/3 mile hike up to the cemetery. Tours are at 7, 7:45, 8:30 and 9:15. p.m. Oct. 30-31. Tickets are $18/person for all ages or $10/Frontier Historical Society members and can be reserved with a Visa or MasterCard by calling 945-4448 or e-mailing For information call 970-945-4448.

Food drive for LIFT-UP at Niemann’s Pumpkin Patch

Bring a nonperishable food item for LIFT-UP to Niemann’s Pumpkin Patch Oct. 30- 31 and receive an extra ticket for the popular PumpKinators. There are more than a dozen fun activities for the entire family including hay rides, straw mountain, straw maze and the new pumpkin shot-put. Pick out a special pumpkin from the pumpkin patch. Local Girl Scouts will be selling refreshments as a fundraiser, and craft vendors will be selling goods on Oct. 24-25. Cost is free for 2 and under; $5 for 3-5; $8 for 6-59; and $7 for seniors (60 and older).

Rifle football raffle

A raffle to benefit the Rifle High School football team is under way. Tickets are $20 or three for $50, with all proceeds going to the football team. The drawing will be held on the day of the last home game on Oct. 30. Two winners will receive one-half beef each, including processing and wrap. Tickets are available at the RHS office, Hy-Way Feed in Silt, NAPA in Rifle and all home games.

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