Spokane Valley Mission Haunted Pool Continues Friday and Saturday. Discover what is lurking in the locker rooms and what is waiting to petrify you on the pool deck. Geared for ages 12 and older, but open to all with a parent/guardian. Canned food donations go to Spokane Valley Partners. Hours are 7:30-10 p.m. Spokane Valley Mission Park, 11123 E. Mission Ave., Spokane Valley. $3/person or $2 with a can of food. (509) 688-0300.
Haunted House Friday and Saturday. “Halls of Horror!” fundraiser presented by West Valley City School. 6:30-10 p.m. daily. Recommended for ages 11 and older. Tickets will be available online at www.cityschool.wix. com/hauntedhouse. West Valley City School, 8920 E. Valleyway Ave., Spokane Valley $7/advance, $9/door. (509) 921-2836.
Scarywood Theme Park Haunted Nights Friday and Saturday from 7 p.m.-1 a.m. and Nov. 1-2 from 7 p.m.-midnight. Not recommended for children 12 and younger. Purchase tickets online at www.scarywood hauntednights.com for discounted prices. Scarywood admission includes all of Silverwood Theme Park’s signature rides, plus the haunts. Silverwood Theme Park, 27843 N. U.S. Highway 95, Athol, Idaho. (208) 683-3400.
Haunted Zombie Hike Continues Friday and Saturday, 6:30-9:30 p.m. Zombies lurk in the forest of Riverside State Park. Don’t come alone! This is a half-mile hike through the woods – comfortable shoes and warm clothing recommended. Children 12 and younger must be accompanied by an adult at all times throughout the hike. Parental discretion advised. Riverside State Park, 3402 N. Aubrey L. White Parkway. $5. (509) 465-5064.
Incredible Corn Maze and Pumpkin Patch Continues through Thursday. Enjoy 4 miles of paths inside the maze and a separate haunted maze. Pumpkin patch, concessions, helicopter rides, corn cannon shooting range, tractor tire playground and maze game. Maze is open Friday 5-11 p.m., Saturday 11 a.m.-11 p.m., Sunday, noon-10 p.m. and Thursday, 6-10 p.m. Field of Screams Haunted Maze open Saturday 6-11 p.m. and Sunday and Thursday 6-10 p.m. Visit www.incrediblecornmaze.com. Free drive-in movie Saturday at 8 p.m., presented by Fun Flicks Outdoor Movies. 3405 N. Beck Rd, Hauser. Days: $9/general, $6/children ages 5-12, seniors and military. Haunted Maze is $10/general, $7/children and students and includes admission into the regular maze. (855) 855-MAZE (6293).
Spooky Spokane Tales of ghostly haunts, gin-running and cold-blooded murder are just a few of the dark secrets uncovered in this 90-minute walking tour around downtown beginning at the theater. All proceeds benefit Martin Woldson Theater at The Fox. Friday, 7 p.m. Martin Woldson Theater at The Fox, 1001 W. Sprague Ave. $15. (800) 325-SEAT.
Colville Corn Maze & Pumpkin Patch A 12-acre corn maze. Friday 4-9 p.m., Saturday and Sunday 11 a.m.-9 p.m., Monday-Thursday, 4 p.m.-dark. Knight Farms, 73 Oakshott Road, Colville. $7/age 13 and older, $6/ages 5-12, free/age four and younger. (509) 684-6751.
HUB Corn Maze Friday 5-10 p.m., Saturday 10 a.m.-10 p.m., Sundays noon-5 p.m. Haunted hours Friday and Saturday 6-11 p.m. and Sunday and Thursday from 6-10 p.m. Haunted maze not recommended for children age 4 and younger. HUB Sports Center, 19619 E. Cataldo Ave., off I-90 and Barker Road, Liberty Lake. $9/age 13 and older, $6/ages 5-12 and seniors, free/age 4 and younger. Haunted Maze is $1 more and includes regular mazes. (509) 242-CORN.
Post Falls Lions Haunted House Friday and Saturday, 6 p.m.- midnight; Sunday through Thursday, 6-10 p.m. Fundraiser for the Post Falls Lions Club to provide financial assistance for eyeglasses and hearing aids. Fourth Avenue at Post Street, Post Falls. $7.
Haunted Palouse 12th annual event with two haunted houses for ages 12 and older. Proceeds benefit the Palouse Community Center, Palouse Skateboard Park, Palouse Lions Club, Garfield-Palouse Athletic Club, Viking Crew, Roy Chatters Newspaper & Printing Museum and the Palouse Chamber of Commerce. Friday and Saturday from 7-10 p.m. From Pullman, take Highway 27 and go north 14 miles; or from Moscow, take Highway 95 North, go 9 miles (just past Viola) and turn onto Highway 66. $15/for both haunted houses and the haunted hayride. (509) 878-1742.
Ghoul Ol’ Fashioned Fun 10th annual family-friendly event including Not-So-Haunted House, costume parade, ghost stories, dart toss, treat hunt, roast a ghost, face painting, Ghoul Hike, fortune teller, bingo, cake walk, Halloween crafts and more. Friday, 4:30-7 p.m. and Saturday, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Camp Dart-Lo, 14000 N. Dartford Drive. $5 for kids ages 3 and older (adults free). (509) 747-6191, ext. 15.
The Haunted House Not recommended for ages 5 and younger. All-ages carnival includes games, face painting, a Kiddie Theater with kid-friendly Halloween movies, pumpkin painting for $1.50 per pumpkin and much more. Costumes encouraged. Friday and Saturday, 6:30-9:30 p.m., with carnival opening nightly at 6 p.m. Camas Valley Grange, Springdale. Haunted House: $4/door, $3/advance.
Super Friends Party Join Peace and Justice Action League of Spokane for an evening of superhero fun and live music from The Angela Marie Project. Costume bins will be available for costume enhancement. Register by phone or visit peacejustice.org for more information. Friday, 7-9 p.m., Community Building, 35 W. Main Ave. Free. (509) 838-7870.
Halloween Hullabaloo Family Halloween party with food served 5-6 p.m., games and costume contest 6-8 p.m. Saturday, Audubon United Methodist Church, 3908 N. Driscoll Blvd. Free, donations accepted. (509) 325-4541.
Hallo-Wine Weekend Come in costume for free entry into the New Reserve Room. The weekend will be full of treats, with wine tasting and pumpkin decorating, plus join around the fire for a hot dog and marshmallow roast. Saturday, 10 a.m., Maryhill Winery and Amphitheater, 9774 Highway 14, Goldendale. Free. (877) 627-9445.
Halloween Storytime Put on your costume and come listen to spooky books read by a special guest. Saturday, 11 a.m., Auntie’s Bookstore, Children’s Section, 402 W. Main Ave. (509) 838-0206.
Free Kids Halloween Party and Haunted House Saturday, 1-4 p.m., Spokane Valley Elks, 2605 N. Robie Road, Spokane Valley. Free. (509) 926-2328.
Food/Drink-Free Trunk or Treat Decorate the trunk of your car, dress up in Halloween costumes and hand out non-food/drink treats. Prizes for best decorated trunk, best Halloween costume and the best kid activity. Saturday, 2 p.m., Country Homes Christian Church, 8415 N. Wall St. Free.
Ghost Ball 2013 Halloween charity event benefits A Hand Up, which provides basic cleaning, hygiene and toiletry necessities to local families. Gourmet dinner, DJ, dancing, photography and nonalcoholic drinks. Wine and beer will be available for purchase. Purchase tickets at www.ghostball.org in advance. Saturday, 6 p.m., Barrister Winery, 1213 W. Railroad Ave. $50. (509) 981-6475.
Boo Bash Costume Ball A “Thriller” line-dance will be taught by a local instructor followed by dancing, refreshments, door prizes and prizes for the best costumes. Singles, couples, any level of dancers are all welcome. Sponsored by USA Dance Sandpoint Chapter. This event is alcohol and tobacco free. Presented by Sandpoint Dance. Saturday, 7-10 p.m., Sandpoint Community Hall, 204 S. First Ave., Sandpoint. $9/adults; $5/teens. (208) 263-6751.
Fourth Annual Halloween Pipe Organ Concert Organists Tyler Pattison and Robert Carr will rattle the rafters from the console of the Kilgen Pipe Organ performance featuring the works of Bach, Faure, Andrew Lloyd Webber and more. Presented by St. Aloysius Church and Gonzaga University. Donations accepted at the door to help support the church’s pipe organ restoration fund. Saturday, 7:30 p.m., St. Aloysius Church, 330 E Boone Ave. Free. (509) 313-6733.
Fall Festival at Zion Lutheran Church Children should wear appropriate costumes to the 10:30 a.m. service then attend the festival at noon. Includes a costume parade, food, games and treats. Sunday, 10:30 a.m., Zion Lutheran Church, 8304 E. Buckeye. Free. (509) 926-5407.
Halloween Party Includes haunted house, carnival games, prizes and candy and non-traditional tarot card readings. Sunday, 6 p.m., Unity Spiritual Center, 2900 S. Bernard St. Free. (509) 389-7290.
Gonzaga Trick or Treat Families are invited for safe trick-or-treating at Gonzaga. Meet in the lower level of the Crosby student center. Groups will be led by volunteer students to the different residence halls. Children should come dressed in their costumes. Wednesday, 6-8 p.m., Gonzaga University, Residence Halls. Free. (916) 764-1547.
Mobius Kids Broomstick Bash For families and children 8 and younger. Wear your Halloween costume and enjoy spooky games, not-so-scary crafts and a costume contest. Trick-or-treating will follow the event in the mall from 6-8 p.m. Thursday, Mobius Kids Children’s Museum, River Park Square, lower level, 808 W. Main Ave. $4 ages 1-8, and accompanying adults; free for infants. (509) 624-KIDS.
Trick or Treat Costume contests for children, teens and adults. Treats handed out 4-7 p.m. Thursday, Rosalia Library, 402 S. Whitman Ave., Rosalia. Free. (509) 523-3109.
Trick or Treat Games, candy and more. Thursday, 4-6 p.m., Eastside Marketplace, 1420 S. Blaine St., Moscow. Free. (208) 882-1533.
Kroc Candy Land Halloween Party Enjoy safe and fun indoor Halloween activities, including swimming, games, bounce houses and more. Everyone welcome. Thursday, 5 p.m., Salvation Army Kroc Center, 1765 W. Golf Course Road, Coeur d’Alene. Free. (208) 667-1865.
Community Harvest Festival Community outreach event offering family fun, candy and more than 50 game booths. Thursday, 5-8 p.m., Real Life Ministries, 1866 N. Cecil Road, Post Falls. Free. (208) 777-7325.
Safe Trick-or-Treating Come out of the cold and trick or treat in a safe and fun environment. Thursday, 5:30-7:30 p.m., Manor Care Health Services, 6025 N. Assembly St. Free.
Trunk or Treat Kids can visit decorated cars in the church parking lot for treats along with hot chocolate and cider. Thursday, 6-7 p.m., Millwood Presbyterian Church, 3223 N. Marguerite Road, Millwood. Free. (509) 924-2350.
Harvest Festival Annual event with carnival games, food and entertainment in a fun, safe environment. Gaming area, candy, indoor maze, face painting and cake walk. Thursday, 6 p.m., Spokane Christian Center, 8909 E. Bigelow Gulch Road, Spokane Valley. Free. (509) 924-4888.
Halloween Broomball Spooktacular Broomball is like floor hockey on ice, with brooms instead of sticks, ball instead of puck. No skates needed. Open to ages 12 and older. Raffles and prizes. Costumes optional. Thursday, 6:30 p.m., Frontier Ice Arena, 3525 W. Seltice Ave., Coeur d’Alene. $10. (208) 765-4423.
Harvest Fun Night Fall celebration includes music, games, prizes, food, quilt display and pies. Thursday, 6:30 p.m., Foothills Community Church, 11102 N. Forker Road, Airway Heights. Free. (509) 891-5059.
Tubaween High-energy tuba playing by university students, including solos, duets and ensemble recitals. Dress up in costumes for the event and a prize for best costume will be awarded. This event is free and open to the public, but donations are encouraged and will benefit the tuba and euphonium events and guest artists. Thursday, 7:30-9:30 p.m., University of Idaho, Lionel Hampton School of Music, Haddock Performance Hall, 1010 Blake Ave., Moscow. Free. (208) 885-6231.
Halloween Candy Buy Back Receive $1 per pound of candy brought in. All candy will be shipped to troops overseas for holiday care packages. Sponsored by Kidds Dental. Nov. 1, 4-8 p.m., Kidds Dental, 1327 N. Stanford Lane, Suite B, Liberty Lake. Free. (509) 891-7070.
Cash for Candy Receive $1 per pound of candy brought in to be donated to Treats 2 Troops which will be shipped to troops overseas on Nov. 1, 2-5 p.m. Candy may also be dropped off Nov. 4-9, but they won’t be paid for candy that week. South Hill Pediatric Dentistry, 2020 E. 29th Ave. (509) 318-8500.
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