Halloween haunts around the Mid-Columbia
Starting Oct. 2
Bill's Berry Farm's Apple and Pumpkin Festival is from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. each Saturday through October at 3674 N. County Line Road in Grandview.
Festivities include U-pick apples and pumpkins, press your own cider, barnyard train rides, pony rides, children's play area and food booths.
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There also will be demonstrations in making scarecrows, hands-on craft making, live music and vintage camping techniques with the Prosser Farmgirls.
Admission is free to all events.
Starting Oct. 8
The All Seasons Landscape & Design facility's spooky Halloween events begin Oct. 8 and continue through Halloween.
Festivities include a haunted four-acre corn maze, a straw bale pyramid, large bounce slide, animal zoo with a exotic animals, a haunted trail as well as a haunted house. There also will be a pumpkin patch where visitors can pick out their own jack-o'-lantern.
General admission is $9 Fridays and Saturdays with a $7 Sunday special. Entrance to the haunted sites is an additional $6. Hauntings are only on Friday and Saturday nights
Hours are from 4 p.m. to midnight Friday and Saturday and from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday.
All Seasons is at 6413 N. Road 68 in Pasco, off Interstate 182. For more information about the events, go to www.allseasonspasco.com or call 547-5363.
Starting Oct. 9
Ghosts, goblins and other things that go bump in the night will be taking over a Pasco park for the annual Haunted Forest.
Four weekends of horror and fun are planned at Sacajawea Park from 7 to 11 p.m. Oct. 9, 15-16, 22-23 and 29-30.
Admission is $8 per person and organizers say "the terror will last until midnight if there are enough bodies."
The Haunted Forest is put it on by the Pasco Jaycees, Kennewick Lions and Rad Con.
Money raised will benefit the Edith Bishel Center for the Blind and Visually Impaired. Some funds will also be donated to a charity selected by volunteers.
A special kids trick or treat trail with pictures, games, face painting, tattoos, candy, snacks and more is also planned in the park from 1 to 5 p.m. on Halloween. It costs $2 per child.
The Pasco Jaycees have been organizing a special Halloween "haunt" for 30 years, with haunted houses in several locations before creating the haunted forest at Sacajawea Park six years ago.
Parking for the Haunted Forest is at the Port of Pasco. A special bus will take people into the park.
For more information, call 308-5433.
A harvest bazaar is planned from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Oct. 22 at the Senior Center, 500 S. Auburn St., Kennewick.
There will be handcrafted items, antiques, holiday decor, collectibles, unique gifts, arts and crafts. Admission is free.
The Howl 'n' Scream Scram VII, a 5K and 10K and half-mile race event, starts at 9:30 a.m. Oct. 23 at Badger Mountain Park & Running Trail, 350 Keene Road in Richland.
Registration is $17 with shirt, $8 without a shirt for adults, $13 with shirt, $4 without for kids. Cost is $1 more at the event. To register, call 509-378-2408 or 509-953-3160.
A Trunk or Treat event is planned from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Oct. 29 in the parking lot at Virgie Robinson Elementary School, 125 S. Wehe St., off Lewis Street in Pasco.
Children are welcome to drop by and trick or treat from car trunk to car trunk.
Halloween at the Museum, a Franklin County Historical Society event, is from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Oct. 30 at the Franklin County Museum, 305 N. Fourth Ave., Pasco.
Festivities include a spooky atmosphere throughout the 99-year-old museum, visits from famous and not-so-famous ghosts, the Wanapum Indian Reservation will have an authentic tipi on site and there will be plenty of treats for the tricksters.
Admission is free but donations are welcome.