Halloween events

The OlympianOctober 29, 2010 

EASTSIDE BIG TOM'S "FRIGHT NIGHT" featuring Jusby the Clown and his flaming pies. Event starts at 9 p.m. today and lasts until midnight. Bring the kids for a burger and pumpkin shake. The event will support the Thurston County Food Bank, so bring a donation. Big Tom's is at 2023 Fourth Ave. E., Olympia.

HANDS ON CHILDREN’S MUSEUM BOO BASH: Join Hands On Children’s Museum for a safe, fun costume party. Kids will enjoy art and science activities, games, face painting, door prizes, and food and beverages, noon-5 p.m. Saturday, Hands On Children’s Museum, 106 11th Ave. S.W., Olympia. Cost is $10.50 children, adults free. Call 360-956-0818 for details. No scary masks please.

MCCLEARY BEAR FESTIVAL HALLOWEEN COSTUME DANCE: Cash prizes, raffle, canned food drive, 8 p.m. Saturday, 18 N. Summit Ave., McCleary. Cost is $10 presale, and $15 at the door. Call 360-495-7900.

NIGHT OF THE LIVING TRIBUTE BANDS: Presented by the Olympia Film Society, doors open at 8 p.m., show at 8:30 p.m. Saturday, Capitol Theater, 206 Fifth Ave. S.E., Olympia. Cost is $5-$8. Call 360-754-6670.

“HALLOWEEN SPOOKTACULAR”: Celebrate All Hallow’s Eve by joining in the Museum of Glass’ Halloween Spooktacular costume workshop. Paint a face on a mini-pumpkin and have your face painted to complete your disguise. Marvel at a haunting display of balloon creatures from 1-4 p.m. Saturday at Museum of Glass, 1801 Dock St., Tacoma. Call 253-396-1768.

USA DANCE OLYMPIA HALLOWEEN DANCE AND COSTUME CONTEST: 7-11 p.m. Saturday, Olympia Eagles, 805 Fourth Ave. E. Dance lesson at 7 p.m., then dance from 8-11 p.m. to live music by the Michael Crain Band. Prizes for the best male costume, female costume, and best couple or group. Prizes will include a pass for four to the Great Wolf Lodge Water Park. Admission is $10, $7 for members of any USA Dance chapter and students. All ages and skill levels welcome. Call 360-561-4872.

HAUNTED HOUSES

BOO! CENTRALIA HAUNTED HOUSE: Haunted House with treats for little trick-or-treaters, 5-9:30 p.m. today through Sunday, Borst Park, 902 Johnson Road, Centralia, Kitchen No. 2. Call Dennis Blum at 360-451-3608. Donations will be accepted for Lewis County Animal Shelter and Shop with a Cop program.

PARADISE THEATRE HAUNTED HOUSE: Take a guided tour through the “Theatre of Lost Souls.” More than 20 scenes with indoor and outdoor areas, today through Sunday, Paradise Theatre , 9911 Burnham Drive, Gig Harbor. Call 253-851-7529.

HAUNTED HALLOWEEN DOWNTOWN TOUR: Tours at 7 and 8 p.m. today through Sunday, with an additional tour at 9 p.m. Saturday at The Olympia Center, 222 Columbia St. N.W. Cost is $10 per person. Call 360-753-8380.

PUMPKIN PATCHES, CORN MAZES

HUNTER’S PUMPKIN PATCH, 7401 Yelm Highway S.E., Olympia. 9 a.m. 6 p.m. daily through Saturday. Activities include wagon rides, slides, giant corn maze, kiddie corn maze, pony rides and train rides. Call 360-456-0466 or go to www.hunterchristmastrees .com.

LATTIN’S COUNTRY CIDER MILL & FARM, 9402 Rich Road S.E., Olympia. 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. daily through Sunday. Horse-drawn wagon rides to and from the pumpkin patch from 11 a.m.-4 p.m. weekends. Families can enjoy Lattin’s famous apple fritters, award-winning cider and feeding the animals. $2 for parking. Call 360-491-7328 or visit www.lattinscider.com  .

PIGMAN’S PUMPKIN PATCH, 10633 Steilacoom Road S.E., Olympia. 10 a.m.-6 p.m. today and Saturday and 1-6 p.m. Sunday. Other organic vegetables are available. Call 360-491-3276.

RUTLEDGE FARM’S CORN MAZE AND PUMPKIN PATCH, 302 93rd Ave. S.E., Olympia. The pumpkin patch is open from noon-dusk today and 10 a.m.-dusk Saturday and Sunday. Horsedrawn hayrides to and from the pumpkin patch on weekends. Maze hours are 10 a.m.-dusk Sundays through Thursdays, 10 a.m.-midnight Fridays and Saturdays. Cost for the maze is $10, ages 4 and younger get in free. Tickets are sold up to an hour before closing. Call 360-357-3700 or go to www.rutledgecorn  maze.com .

SCHILTER FAMILY FARM, 141 Nisqually Cut-off Road, Olympia. Open 10 a.m.-6 p.m. daily through Sunday. Enjoy hayrides around the pumpkin patch, a petting farm, hay maze, giant corn maze and browsing for fall decorations and gifts. Try the pumpkin cannon and pumpkin sling shot. Call 360-459-4023 or go to www.schilterfamilyfarm.com .

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