Halloween happenings around the Mid-Columbia
The Terror Behind the Screen haunted house is open from Thursday to Saturday through Halloween at 2019 W. Court St., Pasco.
Hours are from 6 to 10 p.m. Thursdays and from 6 to 11 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays. Admission is $10. For ages 13 and older.
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Festivals, corn mazes
Schell's Massive Corn Maze and fall harvest funland is open from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. through Oct. 31 at two locations -- 3213 Tacoma St., Union Gap, and 10 Harris Road, Toppenish. Admission includes the Mayan zombie maze, the straw maze, the pyramid of straw with funslides, a farm animal zoo, a corn field hay ride, a mini corn maze for children and a Schell O'lantern pumpkin.
Admission is $9.50 for adults, $6.50 for seniors and kids 3 to 10 and free for kids 2 and under with a paid adult. Call 509-453-3200.
The Barnyard Mystery Corn Maze is from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays through October at Bill's Berry Farm, 3674 N. County Line Road, Grandview. Admission is $6 with kids ages 3 younger free. Call 509-882-3200.
The Cemetery Corn Maze is open from 4 to 9 p.m. Oct. 19-20, 26-27 and 30-31 at 131 Lenseigne Road in Mabton. The maze becomes haunted after dark. Admission is $5.
The Country Mercantile's Harvest Festival includes a four-acre corn maze, straw bale maze, straw bale pyramids, hay ride to the pumpkin patch and a petting zoo. Cost is $6.50 with kids 2 and under free. Pumpkins cost 29 cents a pound. Carnival rides cost $15 for all day unlimited rides.
The Harvest Festival runs daily from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. through Oct. 31. Carnival rides open after 3 p.m. Monday through Friday. Regular store hours are from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.
The Country Mercantile is at 232 Crestloch Road, north of Pasco, off Highway 395. For more information, go to www.countrymercantile.com or call 545-2192.
Fall Carnival is from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Oct. 26 at the Richland Community Center, 500 Amon Park Drive. There will be a costume contest, games, hayrides and food will be available for purchase. Preregistration is $2 for residents, $2.50 for nonresidents. At the door, cost is $4 for residents, $5 for nonresidents. Call 942-7529.
The Pasco Farmers Market pumpkin contest starts at 9 a.m. Oct. 27 at the market on the corner of Fourth Avenue and Columbia Street in downtown Pasco.
The categories are: Best carved pumpkin for ages 4-7, 8-12 and 13-17; best painted pumpkin for ages 2-7, 8-12 and 13-17; smallest pumpkin for ages 4-17; and largest pumpkin for ages 4-17.
All pumpkins must be completed before attending the event. Participants should deliver the finished pumpkin to the market between 9 and 9:30 a.m. Judging starts at 10 a.m. There is no entry fee.
Pumpkin Funland runs through Oct. 31 at Rasmussen Farms in Hood River, Ore.
The farm features a wide range of characters made from pumpkins, vegetables, squash, gourds and other items that tie into the Halloween season. There is also a corn maze.
Admission is free to Rasmussen Farms, at 3020 Thomsen Road. For more information, go to www.rasmussenfarms.com.
Trick or treating, parties
A Halloween party for developmentally and intellectually disabled individuals ages 18 and older and their friends is from 6 to 9 p.m. Oct. 19 at the Pasco Senior Center, 1315 N. Seventh, Pasco. The event is presented by The Arc of the Tri-Cities.
Cost is $5 per person. To RSVP, call 783-1131, Ext. 0.
A Halloween party for kids 13 and under is from 1 to 4 p.m. Oct. 27 at the Moose Lodge at 5828 W. Van Giesen St., West Richland. The event is presented by the Richland Chapter #1377 of the Women of the Moose.
Activities include games, face painting, pumpkin carving and cookie decorating. Costumes are optional, but a prize will be awarded to the best costume
For more information, call 430-3786 or 539-5720.
Columbia Foursquare Church's Trunk Or Treat event is from 5:30 to 8 p.m. Oct. 31 at the church, 700 Comstock St., Richland.
Admission is free and open to everyone. For more information, call 946-6804.
La Villa Espresso trunk or treat event is from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. Oct. 31 at the establishment at the Road 68 Plaza in Pasco. For more information, call 545-1336.
Trick or treating at the Uptown Shopping Center is from 3 to 5 p.m. Oct. 31. The shopping center is between George Washington Way and Jadwin Avenue off Williams Boulevard in Richland.
The Pasco Jaycees Haunted Forest 2012 is from 7 to 11 p.m. Oct. 19-20 and 26-27 at Sacajawea State Park, 2503 Sacajawea Park Road, and includes a milelong haunted trail.
Admission is $10. Call 593-0319.
Ghosts of Umatilla County, Part II, Voices from the Grave Tour is from 12:30 to 3:30 p.m. Oct. 20 in Pendleton. Cost is $10. The tour visits three cemeteries with tour guides providing all sorts of legendary storytelling.
A caravan leaves Heritage Station Museum, 108 S.W. Frazer Ave., Pendleton, at 12:30. For more information, call 541-276-0012.
The Pasco Jaycees' Kids Trick or Treat Trail is open from 1 to 3 p.m. Oct. 27 at Sacajawea State Park, 2503 Sacajawea Park Road. Kids and parents can trick-or-treat along the Sacajawea Trail.
Cost is $2.50 per child. Call 593-0319.
The Halloween cult classic Rocky Horror Picture Show is at 8 p.m. and midnight Oct. 20 at the Princess Theatre in downtown Prosser.
Admission is $20 and includes a props bag and a social before showtime in the theater's Green Room.
The Howl 'N Scream Scram is Oct. 20 at Badger Mountain Park on Keene Road in Richland.
There will be 5K and 10K races that start at 10 a.m. for adults. At 9:30 a.m., there will be a costume-themed quarter-mile race for kids up to age 4 and a half-mile race for kids ages 5 to 12.
Cost to participate is $5 for kids and $9 for adults. Cost is $10 more for a T-shirt. To preregister, to to www.3rrr.org or Active.com. On the day of the races, registration begins at 8 a.m.
Frankenstein and Bride of Frankenstein will be on the screen at 7 p.m. Oct 24 in the Regal Columbia Mall Stadium 8, 701 N. Columbia Center Blvd., Kennewick. Cost is $12.50. Call 783-5008.