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Upper Valley Halloween events 2021

  • Nic DeFelice, 11, of Canaan, bends to pick up candy thrown by members of the Enfield police and recreation departments during a Halloween parade around Mascoma Lake, in Enfield, N.H., on Saturday, Oct. 31, 2020. DeFelice and his family members dressed as characters from “Where the Wild Things Are.” (Valley News - James M. Patterson) Copyright Valley News. May not be reprinted or used online without permission. Send requests to permission@vnews.com. James M. Patterson

Published: 10/12/2021 10:36:48 AM
Modified: 10/15/2021 2:27:27 PM
BARNARD

Haunted Village Theater: Saturday, Oct. 23 (Rain date: October 24.) Area actors will lead tours around Barnard Village, visiting five outdoor locations, each with a small cast of actors telling ghost stories or a short play around a fire pit. Tickets required at barnarts.org/mainstage/haunted-village-theater. Family-friendly tours begin at 5 and 5:30 p.m. PG tours begin at 6, 6:30 and 7 p.m. PG-13 tours at 7:30, 8 and 8:30 p.m. $5-20 sliding scale admission. Hosted by BarnArts Center for the Arts.

BRADFORD, VT.

Trunk-or-Treat: Sunday, Oct. 31, 5 to 7:30 p.m., Bradford Fair, 66 Carson Lane. Rain or shine. Register “trunks” at bradfordfair.org.

CANAAN

Town-designated trick-or-treating hours are from 4 to 6 p.m. on Halloween.

Trunk-or-treat: Friday, Oct. 29, 4 to 7 p.m., Mascoma Community Health Center, 18 Roberts Road. Includes flu shots for people age 10 and older. 603-523-4343.

CLAREMONT

Trunks and Treats: Sunday, Oct. 31, 2 to 4 p.m., Monadnock Park, 190 Broad St. For children 12 and under accompanied by adults age 18 and older. Visit claremontparks.com, email cccprograms@claremontnh.com or call 603-542-7019 to register a trunk or donate candy.

ENFIELD

Halloween Parade and Trunk-or-Treat: Sunday, Oct. 31. Parade begins at 3 p.m. on Main Street before heading to La Salette Shrine on Route 4A from 3:30 to 4 p.m. and to Lakeview Condos from 4:15 to 4:45 p.m. for trunk-or-treat. To join the parade, email psac@enfield.nh.us or call 603-632-7501. Candy donations can be dropped off to the Enfield Police Department 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday.

Movie in the Park Halloween Edition: Saturday, Oct. 30 at dusk (around 6 p.m.), at Huse Park on Route 4. Join the Enfield Police Department and Mascoma Valley Parks and Recreation to watch Hocus Pocus. Bring chairs and blankets.

HANOVER

Trunk or Treat: Sunday, Oct. 31, 1 to 3 p.m., Our Savior Lutheran Church, 5 Summer St. Community event serves as alternative to door-to-door trick or treating or an add-on to traditional trick-or-treating. Email office@oslchanover.org or call 603-643-3703.

HARTFORD

Gory Daze Parade & MASK’erade Ball: Friday, Oct. 29, 6:30 to 11:30 p.m., Main Street Museum, 58 Bridge St., White River Junction. Pre-parade begins at the museum at 6:30 p.m. with the Western Terrestrials; parade at 8 p.m. with the Celebration Brass Band and MASK’erade Ball at 9 p.m. with DJ WetJet back at the museum. Masks required. $10 for the Ball. The pre-parade and parade are free. info@mainstreetmuseum.org.

Trunk-or-Treat: Saturday, Oct. 30, 4 to 6 p.m., Lyman Point Park, 167 Maple St., White River Junction. For families and children.

Dog Halloween Party: Saturday, Oct. 23, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. (Rain date Oct. 24). Watson Upper Valley Dog Park, 1120 Maple St., White River Junction. Includes bake sale and pedicures for dogs. Prizes awarded to dogs with best costumes, judging at 1 p.m. uvdp.org.

HARTLAND

Online: Ghosts and the Supernatural in Film with Rick Winston: Thursday, Oct. 28, 7 to 8 p.m. Sample a wide variety of paranormal films, from Hollywood and other countries during the program. Registration required by emailing publicity@hartlandlibraryvt.org.

Online: Spooky Stop-Motion Animation: Friday, Oct. 29, 1 to 2 p.m. Learn how to create a stop motion video using the free Stop Motion Studio App. Use Legos or stuffies to create monsters to make a video spooky. Ages 9 and older. Email kids@hartlandlibraryvt.org to register.

LEBANON

Halloween FunFest: Sunday, Oct. 31, noon to 3 p.m., Colburn Park, 51 N. Park St. Includes stories, refreshments, pumpkin bowling, and photographs with Elmo and Cookie Monster. The Lebanon Fire Department will host an open house from 5 to 8 p.m. with food, candy, and soft drinks. LebanonNH.gov/Halloween.

City-designated trick-or-treating hours are from 6 to 8 p.m. on Halloween.

NEW LONDON

The town-designated trick-or-treating hours will be from 4 to 6 p.m. on Halloween.

NORWICH

NorWitchy Woods Walk: Sunday, Oct. 31, 3 to 5:30 p.m., Milton Frye Nature Area, 50 Church St. A non-scary Halloween hike through the woods, including several stops along the way for treats. Registration required at norwichvt.myrec.com.

PLAINFIELD

Town-designated trick-or-treating hours are from 5 to 8 p.m. on Halloween.

SHARON

Pumpkin Carving and Painting Contest, and Trick-or-Treating: Sunday, Oct. 31, 4 to 7:30 p.m., Baxter Memorial Library, 5114 Route14. Drop off a painted and/or carved pumpkin for a contest and pick up some treats. sharonvtlibrary.com/events.

RANDOLPH

Safe and Seen Halloween: Sunday, Oct. 31, 4 to 7 p.m., Merchants Row, Main Street/downtown. Families can trick-or-treat at businesses and other locations in downtown Randolph. Call 802-728-5433, ext. 18, or email rec@randolphvt.org to sign up to hand out treats. Drive-thru trick-or-treating at Randolph Union High School; use 24 Central St. entrance. Each child will be given a Halloween Goodie Bag while supplies last. Information at randolphvt.org.

ROYALTON

Trunk or Treat and MASKerade: Sunday, Oct. 31, 1 to 4 p.m. at Hope Field. Parking across the street at White River Valley High School, 223 S. Windsor St., South Royalton. Sign up for time slots (1 to 1:40 p.m., 2 to 2:40 p.m. or 3 to 3:40 p.m.) via link found on Royalton Recreation Commission Facebook page.

Spooky Movie Night: Wednesday, Oct. 13, 6 to 7:30 p.m., Royalton Memorial Library, 57 Safford St., South Royalton. Watch a spooky movie directed by James Whale in advance of the library’s book club selection for October, Frankenstein. 802-763-7094.

THETFORD

Trick or Treat: Sunday, Oct. 31, 6 to 8 p.m., Thetford Hill Fire Station, 2829 Route 113. Event takes place outside. Non-food based treats for those with food allergies or concerns. thetfordfire@gmail.com.

WINDSOR

Harvest Hootenanny!: Saturday, Oct. 30, 3 to 7 p.m.: Path of Life Sculpture Garden, 36 Park Road. Includes pumpkin painting, costume parade at 4 p.m., Halloween stories, and live music by the Stringfield Stringers. $10 suggest donation for adults. Proceeds benefit Windsor Public Library. 802-674-2556.

WOODSTOCK

A Family Halloween: Sunday, Oct. 24, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Billings Farm & Museum, 69 Old River Road. Costume parades, Halloween activities and games, and tractor-drawn hayrides. $8 to $16; children in costumes get free admission. Information at billingsfarm.org or 802-457-2355.

“Slide into Halloween” at East End Park: Saturday, Oct. 30, 1 to 3 p.m., 217-03 Maxham Meadow Way. Grand opening of the improved slide and new rope climb. Wear costumes. Includes apple cider and doughnuts. Facebook: East End Park.

The town-designated trick-or-treating hours are from 5 to 8 p.m. on Halloween in Woodstock Village. High and Maple streets and Golf Avenue will be closed to ensure safety of participants.

Please email additions and updates to calendar@vnews.com.




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