Whether you’re looking for a good scare, or a safe place to take your little monsters this Halloween, there’s sure to be an event for you. Here is a list of everything we know about that is going on for Halloween this year.
On Thursday, October 27th:
Teens are invited to the Silver City Public Library at 4 pm during WildWorks to carve jack o’lanterns. Call 538-3672.
The Cliff School’s staff will be holding their annual Fall Festival in the old Cliff School Gymnasium beginning at 6 pm. Events include bingo, a cakewalk, a basketball throw, the fishpond, and more. Food and beverages will be available. Call 535-2051.
Halloween Weekend, from Friday through Monday:
The Zombie Hayride from Hell will be held from 7 to 9 pm in the parking lot of the Door Church, 1910 Peterson Drive. The hay ride is free with a ticket or student ID, proceeds benefit the church roof replacement project. Call 654-4675 for tickets for a ride you’ll never forget.
On Saturday, October 29th:
The Silver City Museum will host a Children’s Activity for Halloween from 10:30 to noon. Go to the Museum in costume and do a surprise Halloween activity. Call 538-5921.
The Silver City Public Library will host a Goosebumps event from noon to 1 pm. Celebrate R.L. Stine’s Goosebumps series with games, fake blood, and DIY slime! This activity is geared toward children ages 6-12. Call 538-3672.
Los Olmos in Glenwood will host a Scary Scrumptious Brisket or Are You a Chicken Dinner at 5:30, followed by a kids Trunk-or-Treat at 6pm with an evening dance to follow. A Creepy Haunted Trail opens at Dusk. Dinner is $10 a plate, and the Haunted Trail cost $2 per person or $5 per family. Proceeds benefit Glenwood July 4th Fireworks.
The Santa Clara Action Committee is sponsoring a Haunted House at the Santa Clara Armory from 6 to 9 pm. The Haunted House will be accompanied by a carnival of games for the little ones and a concession stand with Halloween favorites. Admission is $2. Call 537-2443.
On Monday, October 31st – Halloween:
The Silver City Public Library will hold a special Halloween Story-time at 10:30 for children ages 0-5 and their caregivers. Dress up in your costume and join the library for a special Halloween story and craft. Call 538-3672.
The College of Arts and Sciences is hosting a family-friendly Haunted House from noon to 3 pm. Head out to the Global Resource Center to have some spooky fun.
The 4th, 5th and 6th grade students from Central Elementary will be participating in Trick-or-Treat for UNICEF during the annual Red Ribbon/Halloween parade. Parade-goers will be able to make donations to any of the participating students as they walk in the parade. Call 537-4050, Ext 1521.
There will be a Trunk-or-Treat at the Gila Regional Medical Center main parking lot from 4 to 6 pm with fun, music, candy and goodies. Bring your Goblin or Ghoul for a frightfully good time at Gila Regional this Halloween.
City Cuts 5th Annual Trunk-or-Treat will be held at City Cuts Barbershop, 1780 Highway 180 E from 5 pm until the candy runs out. Call 654-4313.
Bring your trick-or-treaters to a safe and fun environment with local businesses for Trunk-or-Treat at the Plaza on from 5 to 7 pm at La Montano Medical Plaza, 1290 East 32nd Street Bypass. At the Trunk-or-Treat, enter the free drawing for a Thanksgiving Basket donated by Ambercare.
Bring your little Goblins and Royalty out from 5:30 to 7 pm to the Silver City Elks Lodge, 413 Highway 90 South for Trunk-or-Treat. Members of the Elks Lodge will be out in force in the west parking lot handing out candy.
House of Screams dares you to come out and experience a horrifying and delightfully scary night from 8 pm to midnight at the Bayard Community Center. The cost is $4 to enter, and refreshments will be available. Proceeds benefit the Puppy Dog Ranch Rescue. Call 956-8494.