Thursday, October 25, 2012

Halloween Fun!



There is a lot brewing in the Upper Valley this year for Halloween.  We've got the listings on all of the upcoming Halloween fun! These are just some of the Halloween howls happening around town.  You can look under the Halloween category in the resources section of the site or browse the site by day and look for the big orange pumpkin marking Halloween events.  So if you want to get the most out of your halloween costume this year, check out some of the following:


Friday, October 26
At the Richard Black Center:

Saturday, October 27th
12:00pm Howl-e-ween Party - Dress-up your yourself, your kids, and your pets and come to the Small Animal Veterinary Emergency Services Howl-e-ween party for games, food, contests, pet portraits, prizes!

5:30pm Annual Hoots & Howls at VINS- This event is both educational and fun and non-scary, great for families. There will be guided tours along trails lighted with pumpkins, storytelling, live animals, puppet show, activities and more. The evening will wrap up with yummy treats and a chance to meet a bird up close. Come in costume if you wish.

6:00pm Annual Halloween Egg Haunt, Parade & Meat Ball in White River Junction - a hunt for eggs and Halloween treats, bouncy castle, doughnuts on a string and more at the Main st museum.  Parade follows at 8:00 pm.  Followed by a Halloween ball.

Sunday, October 28th

10am-5pm 19th Annual Family Halloween at Billings Farm - Children in costume receive free admission when accompanied by an adult (adults pay the regular admission fee).  Enjoy Pumpkin carving, doughnuts-on-a-string, wagon rides, cranking pumpkin ice cream, plus “not-too-scary” Halloween stories, pumpkin games, and animal programs. Costume parades at 12:00 & 2:00 p.m., will be led by one of the Billings Farm’s friendly Southdown ewes and all children will receive a ribbon.

3:00 pm TMO Halloween Fundraiser at Richard Black Center - Ghost and Goblins Welcome! Come Support Toddler's Morning Out Scholarship Fundraiser.  Face painting, bouncy house, pizza, treats, art and crafts and more!

Tuesday, October 30th
3:30pm Tots & Tea Halloween party and parade at St Thomas church, Hanover, in the parish hall. Wear your costume and bring a treat (and/or a trick!) to share. Also, if you'd like, bring a can of food for the Haven food shelf. All are welcome!

And, finally, Halloween!  Wednesday, October 31st
3:30pm  Norwich Halloween Celebration -  This is a family event featuring face & nail painting, refreshments, games and more.
Followed by:
Haunted House at the Grange in Norwich - Visit if you dare!

4:00pm Halloween Fun Fest at Colburn Park - Stories in the Great Pumpkin Patch,
pumpkin painting and photos with your favorite storybook characters!
This year a new character is coming to Fun Fest! Try some pumpkin bowling, during the Trunk and Treating Tailgate Party!

4:30pm Halloween Dinner at the Norwich Library - featuring pizza and soda. Perfect time to grab a bite to eat before a night of trick or treating around town. Tickets will be sold at the library for $5/person (little ones under 3 are free)

6:00pm Halloween Trick or Treat at the Fire Station in Thetford - A "spooky" haunted house awaits you and your little goblins as well as candy, truck and station tours, fire safety information and of course, punch and cookies

6:00pm Lebanon Fire Department Open House & Halloween Bash -  Lots of festive fun to be had at the Fire House, be sure to drop in.

As always, feel free to share if you know of other events.  Have a happy Halloween!

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