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Wednesday, 24 October 2012 00:00

Halloween comes to Jackson County

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Jackson County will be rounding out October with a week full of scary and fun activities taking place in Sylva, Cullowhee and Dillsboro.

Halloween Egg Haunt from 7-9 p.m. Oct. 25 at Mark Watson Park in Sylva. Halloween eggs will be hidden throughout the park, and there will also be a costume contest.

Jackson County Recreation and Parks Department will convert the walking trail at Recreation Park in Cullowhee into the Pumpkin Patch Trail from 7-9 p.m. Oct. 26. Trick-or-treating will take place along the trail. A $1 donation is suggested for ages 3 and up.

Main Street in Sylva will be transformed into “Treat Street” from 3-5 p.m. Oct. 27. Businesses will be decorated for Halloween and trick-or-treating will take place.

Pumpkin Fest will be held from 4-7 p.m. Oct. 27 in Dillsboro. There will be pumpkin carving contests, games for children and a musical performance by the award-winning Queen Family Band.

Jackson County Humane Society will host “Howl-ween” from 1-3 p.m. Oct. 28 at Mark Watson Park in Sylva. The event is a dog walk and features a costume contest with prizes in several categories. A $10 donation to the Humane Society is suggested.

Halloween Day festivities will be held from 4-7 p.m. in Dillsboro. There will be trick-or-treating for kids, a costume contest for all ages, plus movies and music. Attendees will get to vote on the spookiest shop and a family-oriented costume parade takes place on Front Street at 6 p.m.


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