October 23, 2000
Goblins, ghosts and ghouls haunt the Valley and Northshore
Spooky Wagon Ride Remlinger Farms is taking visitors on a hair-raising wagon ride to the Haunted Homestead from 6 to 9 p.m. on Oct. 27 and 28. The 30-minute adventure starts at a bonfire where the history of the old homestead is told. Then a tractor-drawn wagon takes everyone on a tour of the homestead. The ride is an additional $5 with festival admission. Reservations are suggested, but not required. Call 425-333-4135, ext. 100.
Spooky Spiders Join a King County Park System naturalist for a special look at spiders on Saturday, Oct. 28 from 10 to 11:15 a.m. at Gold Creek Lodge, 16020 148th Ave. NE in Woodinville. Learn about the unique adaptations of spiders including how they catch their prey and get a close look at a tarantula before you go outside for a spider hunt. Call 206-296-4171 to register.
Trick-or-Treating Redmond Town Center is offering safe trick-or-treating for all ghosts, ghouls and Harry Potters Tuesday, Oct. 31 from 4-6 p.m. Families and kids are also invited to create their own scarecrow at the Scarecrow Creation Station from 2 to 4 p.m.
Trick-or-Treat in Carnation's Swiftwater The streets will be closed in Swiftwater on Halloween and accessible only to residents and visitors to trick-or-treat safely. Park on Entwistle and Tolt River Road.
Free Trick-or-Treat bags, tips Carnation police officers and Eastside firefighters will be in Carnation from nnon to 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 28 giving out trick-or-treat bags and Halloween safety tips.
Clowns, Cider and Pumpkins Rite Aid in Woodinville will celebrate Halloween on Saturday, Oct. 28. Kids can have their pictures taken with clowns; the 4X6" photos are free, as are cookies and cider. The first 100 goblins will receive a sugar pumpkin to color at the store or take home. Call 483-1330 for details.
Safe Halloween Trick-or-Treating Candy and other treats will be given out at 27 stores in the Woodinville Town Center on Halloween from noon to 5 p.m. Also, the first 500 children, 12 and under, will receive a free pumpkin flashlight, which can be picked up in the courtyard near QFC and Candy Garden.
Goblin's Party A party for people with developmental disabilities (ages 13 and older) will be held Saturday, Oct. 28, from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. at Gold Creek Lodge, 16020 148th Ave. NE in Woodinville. The evening will feature a Halloween costume contest, tasty treats, home-made cider and a ghoulish dance. Cost is $8. Call 206-296-2965 or 206-205-8335 for information.
Jack-O-Lantern and Scarecrow Contest Bring your decorated scarecrow or carved/decorated jack-o-lantern to Customer Service at Top Food and Drug in Woodinville between Thursday, Oct. 26 and Monday, Oct. 30 for judging on Halloween from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. by store customers. Prizes by age group. Kids are also invited to create their own graham cracker haunted houses from 9 to 11 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 28, at the store.
Halloween Costume Party The second annual Children's Hospital Halloween Festival and Costume Party will be held Saturday, Oct. 28 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Hollywood Schoolhouse, 14810 NE 145th in Woodinville. Cost is $5 per child and includes admission, a treat bag, six game tickets and a door prize ticket. Music and entertainment.