Halloween Happenings

Halloween is upon us once again, and this year there will be a variety of events for ghouls and goblins of all ages to enjoy, beginning this Saturday, October 21 at Lake City Community School.
From 1 p.m. until 3 p.m., pumpkins to carve will be provided for all ages. There will also be a car show – dress up your vehicle in a Halloween theme and top three winners will receive a prize. Prizes will also be given for top three carved pumpkins; prize donations have been contributed by Chillin’ and Mountaineer Movie Theatre. Cost is $8 to buy and enter pumpkin contest, $3 to bring your own pumpkin and enter contest. $5 to enter the car show. Proceeds benefit Lake City Community School Student Council.
Additionally on October 21, a Fall Festival Dance will be held at 8 pm until midnight in Anthony gallery.
Town of Lake City’s Recreation Department is hosting its annual Halloween Carnival on Friday, October 27, beginning 5:30 p.m. in the Armory, with the costume contest taking place at 6:15 p.m. There is no age limit for the costume contest, and the age categories are: 0-2, 3-4, 5-6, 7-9, 10-12 and 13+.
Games at the carnival will include Plinko, ghost bowling, a cake walk, spider toss, pumpkin ring toss and a bouncy eyeball game. There will be candy,
prizes, and refreshments.
The list of homes signing up for the trick-or-treat route can be viewed at Town Square Cabins, Lake City Post Office and the school. The list will also be sent home with students from school. Anyone wishing to be on the trick-or-treat route has until October 30 to sign up.
On Saturday, October 28, Moseley Arts Center hosts an adults-only party and dance from 7 p.m. until midnight in the arts center’s Anthony Gallery. There will be a cash bar to benefit Lake City Arts, as well as the musical stylings of People Talkin’. There will be a costume contest with prizes and a $5 cover charge.
Town Square Cabins will close for the winter on Halloween at 4 p.m. At 4:30 p.m., there will be a fire pit with marshmallows, hot dogs, chili and, of course, candy. Also on Halloween, The Artists’ Collective will have an all-day open house with trick or treating after 4 p.m. There will be snacks, treats, drinks, art, hot buttered rum for adults and a massive map give-away.