The annual Halloween Happening in Carbondale takes place from 4-7 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 29, at Bridges High School, 455 S. Third St. (next to the Carbondale Library). Kick off Halloween early with this spooktacular event for the entire family. There will be Halloween carnival games, bouncey houses, a haunted house, costume parade, face painting, silent auction, pizza, tamales, a bake sale and more. Tickets can be purchased at the door for 50 cents each or $12 for an unlimited pass. Call 970-274-1294 for additional information.
Fright Night Insight
Karri Ann and Camille offer Halloween reading starting at 5 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 30, and Friday, Oct. 31, in the basement of the far east wing of the Hotel Colorado. Earlier appointments available by request. Karri Ann offers hidden realms oracle readings and spirit communication, while Camille offers tarot card readings. There will be cider, snacks and free drawings. To get there, enter at the bike shop from Pine Street and go straight ahead on right; or from the east, go into the side street doors, take the first stairs down and to the left. For more information, contact Karri Ann at 970-618-4984 or KarriAnn@Rof.Net; or Camille at 970-379-0292 or Camille@CamilleLione.com.
Join the Garfield County Libraries for the annual preschool Halloween parades. We will be trick-or-treating at participating local businesses. Come dressed in costumes and bring a bag to stash your candy. Kids must be accompanied by an adult at all times. All parades begin at 10:30 a.m. Please meet at the libraries between 10 and 10:15. This event will be held at the New Castle Branch Library on Thursday, Oct. 30; and at the Rifle Branch Library on Friday, Oct. 31.
Haunted House of Horrors
The fourth annual Haunted House of Horrors takes place at the Glenwood Springs Mall by JCPenney Oct. 31. The less scary show is from 6-7:30 p.m. and the very scary show is from 7:30-11 p.m. Price is $8 for adults and $5 for youth 11 and under.
2014 Ghost Walk
The Frontier Historical Society presents its 15th annual Historic Ghost Walk through Linwood Cemetery in Glenwood Springs on Fridays and Saturdays, through Nov. 1. Tours each night will lead you up the hill by lantern light to the old cemetery where costumed actors portray pioneers from Glenwood Springs’ past, including Doc Holliday and Kid Curry.
Tours are at 7, 7:45, 8:30 and 9:15 p.m. 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. Lanterns will be available for purchase for $10 before each tour.
Tickets are $18 per person for all ages. Frontier Historical Society members’ tickets are $10. Advance ticket purchase is highly recommended. Tickets are available at the Frontier Historical Museum and may be reserved with a Visa or MasterCard by calling the museum at 970-945-4448.
Homemade cookies and hot apple cider will be served at the bottom of the hill after each tour.
For more information, call the museum at 970-945-4448 or e-mail email@example.com.
Halloween Trick or Treating at Silt Historical Park
Silt Historical Park, 707 Orchard Ave., offers a safe and fun Halloween trick or treating event for the children and young at heart from 6-8 p.m. Friday, Oct. 31. Staff will be in costume passing out candy at each historic building. Bring the whole family and enjoy the park as children trick or treat. Info: 970-876-5801, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org and http://www.silthistoricalpark.com.
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