What to do this Halloween weekend

By: Tim Ciesco Email
By: Tim Ciesco Email

GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (KKCO) - Don't have any plans for Halloween weekend? 11 News has a few family-friendly suggestions.

Friday, October 30
Delta Chamber of Commerce "Trick Or Treat"
3 p.m. - close
Downtown Delta
Merchants pass out candy to kids age 12 and under

Lil' Boo Bash
6 - 8 p.m.
Bill Heddles Recreation Center, Delta
Halloween experience for kids 12 and under
$3 per child in advance, $5 per child at the door
Adults FREE

Fruita Chamber of Commerce "Trick or Treat Street"
3 - 5 p.m.
Downtown Fruita
Businesses with orange flyer in window passing out candy to kids in costume. Free refreshments and photos at the EndZone Sports Pub after trick or treating.

Center For Independence Halloween Benefit Dance
7 - 10 p.m.
Center for Independence, 740 Gunnison Avenue
Live music, costume contests, limbo contest, food for sale, and more
Admission $5, proceeds benefit Center for Independence.

Saturday, October 31
Halloween Fundraiser for Roice Hurst Humane Society
11 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Village Fair Shopping Center, 12th Street & Patterson
$10 haircuts / hand treatments, children's animal costume contest, special prize drawings, refreshments provided by Stackers, pet adoptions.

Boy Scouts Halloween Carnival
12 - 4 p.m.
Grace Point Church, 606 28 3/4 Road
Games, bake sale, spook house, costume contest, and more
Children 12 and under and their families invited
Admission is free, booths cost 1 ticket (or 25 cents)

Downtown Spooktacular
3:30 - 5 p.m.
Downtown GJ, 6th & Main
Cookie and pumpkin decorating, costume parade, spooky music, entertainment.

Mesa Mall "Trick Or Treat Street"
4 - 6 p.m.
Mesa Mall
Trick-or-Treating, clowns, balloon tiers, juggler for cildren 12 and under.

Events for teens / adults
Express All Stars "Trail of Terror" Haunted House
October 26 - October 31
6 p.m. 12 a.m.
601 Pitkin Avenue
15,000 square feet of terror
Admission $10, proceeds benefit Express All Stars Cheerleading Squad

Haunted Acres
October 29 - October 31
Line Starts at 6:30 p.m.
2465 I Road
40 minute tour of terror that takes you through two houses, a semi trailer, and outdoor rooms
Admission $8

"Nightmares" Haunted House
October 26 - October 31
6:00pm - Midnight
North Ave (behind Party Land)
Admission $10
Grand Junction Rotary Club "Masquerade Ball 2009"
October 30
Doors Open at 7 p.m.
Third annual event to benefit local organizations. Costume ball with smoke-breathing dragon, magic shows, comedians, live band, food, wine, beer, soft drinks.
Tickets $90 each -- can be purchased at www.masqueradegj.com


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