Get spooked: What’s happening for Halloween
Officially, Halloween is Oct. 31. But the fun begins today with activities all across the valley. Don’t miss out on the Halloween fun this year with the following events taking place through Tuesday:
Today• Parachute’s annual Haunted House to benefit the Education Foundation After-School Program, 6-10 p.m., in the old NAPA building on North Russey in Parachute (next to the WB Supply store). Admission includes unlimited access to the house and candy.• Frontier Historical Society’s Ghost Walk fundraiser, 7, 7:45, 8:30 and 9:15 p.m. Tickets: Frontier Historical Museum or through the Looking Glass bookstore, or by calling 945-4448 for credit card orders• The Restless Inn, a haunted Old West Hotel, 7-10 p.m., Fourth Street and East Avenue, Rifle. For ages 5 and older. Cost: $2/ages 5-12, $4/adults. Sponsored by the Rifle United Methodist Presbyterian Church Youth Group.Saturday• Fifth annual Mall Mash, Halloween costume parade and contest, trick-or-treating, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., Glenwood Springs Mall. All kids are welcome; even without costumes. Register at the Mall Center Court today or from 10-11:30 a.m. before the event. Information: 945-1200• Halloween Fun Fest, including a pumpkin pie contest sponsored by Russets restaurant in Carbondale, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., Solara in El Jebel. Information: Halloween Fun Fest hotline, 925-5776, ext. 209• Halloween party and haunted house, costume contest, prizes, treats and games for pre-K to fifth graders, 6-8 p.m., Good Shepherd Church, 1630 Grand Ave., Glenwood Springs. Information: 945-6848• Parachute’s annual Haunted House, 6-10 p.m., in the old NAPA building on North Russey.• Frontier Historical Society’s Ghost Walk fundraiser, 7, 7:45, 8:30 and 9:15 p.m. Tickets: Frontier Historical Museum or through the Looking Glass bookstore, or by calling 945-4448 for credit card orders• Rivers’ annual Halloween Spooktacular, costume contest, 9 p.m., Rivers Restaurant, 2525 S. Grand Ave., Glenwood Springs. Costume contest, music by The Strays. Information: 928-8813• O’Leary’s annual Halloween costume party with live music and prizes, 9 p.m., O’Leary’s Saloon, Rifle. Information: 625-9567
Sunday• Heroes Unmasked, costumed Bible heroes, parade down Cooper Avenue, carnival games, haunted house, 3:30-7 p.m. Sunday, First United Methodist Church, 824 Cooper Ave., Glenwood. RSVP: 945-6232• Basalt Recreation Department’s annual Halloween Carnival, fundraiser for nonprofits that work with children and young adults and student school clubs, 4-6:30 p.m., Basalt Middle School cafeteria. Information: 927-8214• Ghost Walk fundraiser, 7, 7:45 and 8:30 p.m. Tickets/information: 945-4448
Tuesday• Costume Party, 10:30 a.m., Rifle Branch Library. Information: 625-3471• Trick or Treat Street, 5-7 p.m., Battlement Mesa Activity Center, costume party with prizes and surprises for kids up to the sixth grade (children younger than 12 need adult chaperone). Information: 285-9480• Roaring Fork Volvo & Land Rover Roaring Fork’s Spooktacular Halloween Carnival, 5-8 p.m., Glenwood Springs Community Center. Information: 384-6300• Hallelujah Night, free indoor festival with games, treats, etc., 6-8 p.m., Mountain View Church (next to Buffalo Valley Restaurant). Costumes welcome, but no “scary” costumes, please. Kids fifth grade and younger must be accompanied by an adult or older sibling. Information: 945-8328• Halloween costume party with DJ Daddy Ice, 9:30 p.m., Phat Thai, 343 Main St., Carbondale. Best costume wins dinner for two. Information: 963-7001 or http://www.phatthai.com
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