Pumpkin Train Chehalis Centralia Steam Train presents Pumpkin Train rides. Wear your costume and join the fun. Pumpkins and trick or treat candy for the kids, 11 a.m., 1 and 3 p.m., Oct. 9-10, Depot, 1101 S.W. Sylvenus St., Chehalis, Interstate 5 Exit 77. Call Mary Kay Nelson 360-748-9593 for more information. www.SteamTrainRide.com.
Gate City Schoolhouse HarvestFest Artisans demonstrating and selling their crafts; spinning, weaving, pottery, dolls, paper cutting, fabric arts, apple pressing demonstration; local harvest products. A lot of activities available for the whole family, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Oct. 16, 16925 Moon Road, Rochester. 360-273-0707.
Zoo Boo A fun and safe place to bring young trick-or-treaters, the event features indoor activities for children such as face-painting, treats, scavenger hunt and photo opportunities. Free with regular zoo admission. $2 off if in costume, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., Oct. 16-17, Point Defiance Zoo, 5400 Pearl St., Tacoma. 253-591-5337.
Pumpkin Patch Photos: A pumpkin patch complete with a scarecrow will be set up as a backdrop for a ghoulish photo opportunity for kids. Plants and gifts available for purchase. 10 a.m.- 4:30 p.m. Tuesdays through Sundays, Oct. 19-31, at W.W. Seymour Conservatory, Wright Park, 316 S. G St, Tacoma. Cost is a $4 suggested donation. 253-591-5330.
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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. Oct. 30, Hands On Children’s Museum, 106 11th Ave. S.W., Olympia. Cost is $10.50 children, adults free. 360-956-0818. No scary masks please. BOO! Centralia Haunted House: Haunted House with all kinds of treats for little trick-or-treaters, Oct. 22-31, 5-9:30 p.m. Friday-Sunday, and 5-8:30 p.m. Thursday (no fright night). Borst Park, 902 Johnson Road, Centralia, Kitchen No. 2. For more information, call Dennis Blum 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, Oct. 22-31, Paradise Theatre, 9911 Burnham Drive, Gig Harbor. 253-851-7529.
Haunted Halloween Downtown Tour: Tours at 7 and 8 p.m., Oct. 28-31, with an additional tour at 9 p.m. Oct. 30, at The Olympia Center, 222 Columbia St. N.W. Cost is $10 per person. 360-753-8380. Hunter’s Pumpkin Patch, 7401 Yelm Highway S.E., Olympia. 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily through Oct. 30. Activities include wagon rides, slides, giant corn maze, kiddie corn maze, pony rides and train rides. 360-456-0466 or www.hunterchristmastrees.com.
Lattin’s Country Cider Mill & Farm, 9402 Rich Road S.E., Olympia. 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. daily in October. Horse-drawn wagon rides to and from the pumpkin patch from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. weekends. Families can enjoy Lattin’s famous apple fritters, award-winning cider, feeding the animals and a haunted barn. $2 for parking. 360-491-7328 or www.lattinscider.com.
Pigman’s Pumpkin Patch, 10633 Steilacoom Road S.E., Olympia. 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday through Saturday and 1 to 6 p.m. Sunday in October. Other organic vegetables are available. 360-491-3276.
Rutledge Farm’s Corn Maze and pumpkin patch, 302 93rd Ave. S.E., Olympia. The pumpkin patch is open from noon to dusk weekdays and 10 a.m. to dusk weekends in October. Horse-drawn hayrides to and from the pumpkin patch on weekends. Maze hours are 10 a.m.-dusk Sunday through Thursday, 10 a.m.-midnight Friday, and Saturday and 10 a.m.-dusk Sunday. Cost for the maze is $10, $10 for military, seniors and children; ages 4 and younger get in free. Tickets are sold up to an hour before closing. Call 360-357-3700 or go to www.rutledgecornmaze.com.
Schilter Family Farm, 141 Nisqually Cut-off Road, Olympia. Open 10 a.m.-6 p.m. daily in October. 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. 360-459-4023 or www.schilterfamilyfarm.com.