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Halloween Happenings

The Glenwood Springs Eagles Club, 312 Seventh St., is hosting an all-ages night of heavy metal on Halloween. Mostly local bands Dead Day, Da Bean Bag, Crowd the Fire, Would, Cryptic Hour, Angelic Deficiency and Intertwined will take the stage. Doors open at 6 p.m. Friday. A costume contest with prizes, and a bar for those 21 and over, will be included in the event.

Dark Manor, a haunted house with seven rooms filled with horror from the depths of a dark dungeon, will be offered from 8:30 p.m. to midnight Friday, Oct. 31, at Cottonwood Trailer Park #1809. All small children must be accompanied by an adult.

Glenwood Springs High School Key Club will be conducting its 10th annual trick-or-treat for UNICEF Friday, Oct. 31. Students from the club will go door-to-door around Glenwood Springs collecting monetary donations for UNICEF that will be used to support AIDS education in Africa. Key Club members may be recognized by the official UNICEF trick-or-treat box they will be carrying. For more information, call Jill Wilson, GSHS Key Club advisor, at 384-5565.

Rifle Christian Fellowship is hosting a free 10/31 community outreach carnival at 6:30 p.m Friday, Oct. 31, at 1252 County Road 294, just east of Highland elementary school in Rifle. Concessions support the IMPACT youth group. Games, contests, activities, and the wall of terror will be part of the festivities. For more information, please call Kathy at 984-3541.

Burning Mountains Fire Department, in conjunction with Girl Scout Troop 244, will host its second annual Haunted House from 6-10 p.m. Friday, Oct. 31, at Fire Station #1, 611 S. Main St. in Silt.Admission is free, but canned food donations will be accepted. All ages welcome. Fishing booth for younger children.

Make the Glenwood Springs Community Center part of your trick or treating plans and partake in the costume parade, Spooktacular carnival games, Haunted House, Climb for Cache, inflatables and much more. Designed for all ages.The event will be held from 5-8 p.m. Friday, Oct. 31, at the Glenwood Springs Community Center. Buy your carnival punch pass at the Community Center front desk starting Oct. 17.

Steves Guitars, 19 N. Fourth St. in Carbondale, will present The Bastard Sons of Johnny Cash, at 8:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 31. For more information, call 963-3304.

Master storyteller Merrilee Scarilee Hindman will be hosting a special night of stories at 7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 31, at Town Center Booksellers, 211 Midland Ave. in Basalt. Bring the family. Merrilees stories are appropriate for children ages fourth grade and older, and adults of all ages.

Stubbies Sports Bar And Eatery, 123 Emma Road, Suite 208, Basalt, will feature live music by Louie And The Lizards from 9:30 p.m. Halloween night. No cover.

Dancing Colours Studio in Carbondale is hosting the third annual Pumpkin Carving Contest on Halloween Day. The event does have entry fees, and there are prizes in all categories. Drop off completed pumpkins at Dancing Colours, 968 Main St. in Carbondale, between 7 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. Oct. 31.Judging takes place at 6:30 p.m. Halloween night. Proceeds benefit The Roaring Fork Family Resource Centers.For more information, call 384-5689.

Kids or adults can get their candy at Tandys in Carbondale. An open house will be held from 6-8 p.m. at 211 Euclid Ave.

Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, 1630 Grand Ave., Glenwood Springs, will be hosting a Halloween/All Saints Day party from 6-8 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 1, for children of all ages. Enjoy games, a ghost walk, costume contest, refreshments and lots of fun. Cost is a donation for Dennis, in Kenya, who is sponsored by the churchs Sunday school. Call 945-6848 for more information.

This Halloween, Terra Bistro, Vail Mountain Lodge & Spas signature restaurant, transforms into Terror Bistro and invites guests to dress in their ghoulish best for a night of Frankenstein fare prepared by Executive Chef Kevin Nelson. From 6:30-11 p.m. Friday, Oct. 31, revelers can bypass the typical brew found in their local witchs cauldron and enjoy exotic cocktails, festive hors doeuvres, music, haunted spaces and prizes for best costumes.For Terror Bistro reservations or to book accommodations, call (866) 476-0700.

Rick Rock and the Roosters will be performing at 9 p.m. Oct. 31 at The Bayou, 919 Grand Ave.For more information, call 355-9122.

Visit local merchants Harlan & Mastro Real Estate, Jilbertitos Mexican Food, Carquest Auto Parts, Sparkling Dry Cleaners, Glenwood Beauty Academy, A Sanctuary Spa & Salon for trick or treats from 3:30-5 p.m. Friday, Oct. 31.For more information call Annie Olson at 319-1927.

Tweens 9-12 years old are invited to a Halloween Party from 4-6 p.m. Friday, Oct. 31, at the Glenwood Springs Branch Library, 413 Ninth St. Tweens can come in costume (or not), play games, go on a scavenger hunt, and watch a PG-rated scary movie with friends. More information is available at 945-5958.

Rivers annual Halloween Extravaganza will begin at 9 p.m. Friday, Oct. 31, featuring The Resident Powder Hounds, playing electric and obscure rock n roll. No cover.Costume contest with prizes and giveaways.Call 928-8813 for more information.

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