GATE CITY SCHOOLHOUSE HARVESTFEST: Artisans demonstrating and selling their crafts; spinning, weaving, pottery, dolls, paper cutting, fabric arts, apple pressing demonstration; local harvest products. Lots to do for the whole family, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, 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 like face painting, treats, scavenger hunt, and photo opportunities. Free with regular zoo admission fee. $2 off if in costume, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, Point Defiance Zoo, 5400 N. 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 for children, adults get in free. Call 360-956-0818. No scary masks please.
NIGHT OF THE LIVING TRIBUTE BANDS : Presented by the Olympia Film Soceity. Doors open at 8, show at 8:30 p.m., The Capitol Theater, 206 Fifth Ave. S.E., Olympia. Cost is $5-$8. 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. Oct. 30, at Museum of Glass, 1801 Dock St., Tacoma. 253-396-1768. USA DANCE OLYMPIA HALLOWEEN DANCE AND COSTUME CONTEST: 7-11 p.m. Oct. 30, 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. 360-561-4872.
BOO CENTRALIA HAUNTED HOUSE: Haunted House with treats for little trick-or-treaters, Oct. 22-31, 5-9:30 p.m. Friday-Sunday, and from 5-8:30 p.m. Thursday (no fright night). Borst Park, 902 Johnson Road, Centralia, Kitchen No. 2. For more information, contact 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, 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.
PUMPKIN PATCHES, CORN MAZES
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. Horsedrawn 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. 360-491-7328 or www.lattinscider.com .
PIGMAN’S PUMPKIN PATCH, 10633 Steilacoom Road S.E., Olympia. 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Saturday and 1-6 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. to dusk Sunday through Thursday, 10 a.m. to midnight Friday and Saturday, and 10 a.m. to dusk Sunday. Cost for the maze is $10 general; 4 and younger are free. Tickets are sold up to an hour before closing. 360-357-3700 or 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 .