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Halloween and Harvest Events (Oct. 28)

Published on October 28, 2017 12:01AM

Last changed on October 29, 2017 3:26AM

Guests for this year’s ‘Trolley of Terror’ also are invited to explore the spooky side of the 1849 Monteith House.

The Associated Press

Guests for this year’s ‘Trolley of Terror’ also are invited to explore the spooky side of the 1849 Monteith House.


TODAY

Downtown Trick or Treat and Costume Contest, 10 a.m., Albany Eagles Lodge, 127 NW Broadalbin St. Celebrate Halloween with safe and friendly trick-or-treating and a costume contest. Magician Jeff McMahon will perform before the contest starts. For the costume contest, age groups are 0-3 years, 4-6 years, 7-9 years and 10-12 years. One girl and one boy will be selected in each category. Trick-or-treating starts at 11 a.m. throughout downtown. Dental care treat bags from Pediatric Dental Associates will be available at the Albany Downtown Association, 126 Ferry St. SW. Information: 541-928-2469 or debi@albanydowntown.com.

Zombie Zoup Run, 10 a.m., starts at Jim Riggs Community Center, 880 18th Ave., Sweet Home. Runners and walkers are invited to participate in the only zombie run in the Willamette Valley. Easy 2-mile course through the south trail system and a covered bridge. "Survivors" will vote for the best zombie team, best zombie couple, best adult zombie, best teenage zombie and best child zombie; winners will receive awards from local merchants. Participants will receive a memento and free admission to the Great Community Soup Event. Proceeds will be used to purchase canopies, chairs and tables organizations can borrow for fundraising events in Sweet Home. Registration: $20; $25 day of event; information at www.zombiezouprun.weebly.com or City Hall, 1140 12th Ave.

Great Community Soup Event, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., gymnasium, Jim Riggs Community Center, 880 18th Ave., Sweet Home. Enjoy 10-plus varieties of homemade soup. All-you-can-eat soup and rolls served by local restaurants and cooks. Pies for sale, pumpkins to judge and activities for children. Proceeds will be used to purchase canopies, chairs and tables organizations can borrow for fundraising events in Sweet Home. Admission: $20 per family, $10 per individual.

The Haunting at the Majestic, 1 to 5 p.m., Majestic Theatre, 115 SW Second St., Corvallis. The theater will be transformed into a child-friendly haunted house experience featuring a guided tour of the 103-year-old haunted theater, a games room with activities and puzzles, treats and an opportunity for parents to take photos of the children with some of their favorite cartoon, movie and fantasy characters. Entry: $3 per person, including adults. Information: majestic.org.

Sick Town Derby Dames Home Bout: Sick or Treat, 5 to 7 p.m., Santiam Building, Linn County Fair and Expo, 3700 Knox Butte Road SE, Albany. The Sick Town Derby Dames return from construction hiatus with their first home bout in more than three years with live derby action vs. the Air Raid Roller Girls. Sick Town is working to repair its 97-year-old roller rink practice space north of Corvallis. This family-friendly event is all ages and will have food vendors, a beer garden, a Sick Town merchandise table, a halftime costume contest and more. Tickets: $10 advance, $12 at the door and kids 5 and under free. Military personnel and veterans will get the advance ticket price at the door. Advance tickets and information: http://bit.ly/2i6SWk2 or www.sicktownderbydames.com.

Candlelit Tour of Monteith House Museum and Ride on the Trolley of Terror, 6 p.m., 7 p.m., 8 p.m., 9 p.m., Albany. The Monteith Society will host this experience of purportedly true ghost stories. The trolley, draped in black funeral buntings, will tour the haunted homes and businesses in Albany’s historic districts. Cost: $10 per adult, $5 per child. Reservations: Albany Visitors Association, 110 SE Third Ave., 541-928-0911.

Haunted Barn, 7 to 10 p.m., 31000 Landlab Road, Lebanon. Proceeds support Future Farmers of America. Cost: $5 per person.

Haunted House, 7 to 11 p.m., Morningstar Grange, 38794 Morningstar Road NE, Albany. Proceeds benefit the Jefferson Fire Department Christmas Food Basket Program, the Albany Gleaners and the grange. Admission: $5 or five cans of food. Tickets are available for pre-purchase.

Halloweird Block Party, 8 p.m., Cloud and Kelly’s Public House, 126 SW First St., Corvallis. Halloweird presents the 2Clowns Spiderhouse block party, which will include an outdoor tent with DJ music by DJ Althouse and Boss Rockhart and music at the pub with DJ Name Your Price and DJ Coupon Code. Cover: $5. Information: http://cloudandkellys.com/music_and_nightlife.

Halloween Party with Big Outside, 9 p.m., Squirrel’s Tavern, 100 SW Second St., Corvallis. Squirrel’s annual Halloween costume party will have prizes and live music from local reggae-ska band Big Outside. Cover: $5.

DTW Halloween Spectacular, 10 p.m., Bombs Away Cafe, 2527 NW Monroe Ave., Corvallis. Cover: $5.

VIP Ghost Hunt Experience, 10:30 p.m. to 1 a.m., Monteith House Museum, 518 SW Second Ave., Albany. Limited to 10 people. VIPs will be joined by experienced paranormal investigators and learn how to use ghost-hunting equipment. VIPs will then help conduct a paranormal investigation of Monteith House. Cost: $50 per person. Reservations: Albany Visitors Association, 110 SE Third Ave., 541-928-0911.

SUNDAY

Annual Harvest Festival, 4 to 7 p.m., gymnasium, Eastside Christian Church, 1910 Grand Prairie Drive SE, Albany. Carnival games, lots of candy, treats, dinner food, a photo spot, costumes and fun for the entire family.

MONDAY

Costume Party for developmentally disabled adults, 5 to 7 p.m., Lebanon Moose Lodge No. 1866, 4070 Santiam Highway. Snacks & music provided.

Quick Class: Smoothie Bowls, 6 to 6:30 p.m., Natural Grocers, 1235 NW 10th St., Corvallis. Mary Van Steenbergen will teach about smoothie bowls, and participants will make their own Halloween-themed smoothie bowls. Information: 541-758-0200.

Haunted House, 7 to 10 p.m., Morningstar Grange, 38794 Morningstar Road NE, Albany. Proceeds benefit the Jefferson Fire Department Christmas Food Basket Program, the Albany Gleaners and the grange. Admission: $5 or five cans of food. Tickets are available for pre-purchase.

TUESDAY

Downtown Trick or Treat, 1 to 5 p.m., Corvallis.

"GLOW," 5:30 to 8:30 p.m., Hope Church, 2817 Santiam Highway SE, Albany. Safe, free event for the whole family, featuring illusionist David Laflin, along with candy, glow sticks, prizes, balloon animals, inflatables and more. The main event starts at 6:30. Information: 541-967-4673 or www.hope.church.

Haunted House, 7 to 10 p.m., Morningstar Grange, 38794 Morningstar Road NE, Albany. See Monday's listing for details.

WEDNESDAY

Dollar$, Not Decay campaign, 3 to 7 p.m., Timberhill Dental, 2356 NW Professional Drive, Corvallis. For every pound of Halloween candy children bring to the office the day after Halloween, dentist Kurt Black will give them $2 (half-pounds will be rounded up), plus a toothbrush. Black also will give a matching cash donation to the Center Against Rape and Domestic Violence based on the amount of candy collected. Information: 541-754-0144 or www.timberhilldental.com.



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