Get ready for the Night of the Haunted Tent on October 30

Image by SzaboJanos from Pixabay Camp out in your living room or backyard for some scary good fun on Friday, October 30, at the Great Washington Camp-in Spooktacular. Here's how it works: Set up a tent with a haunted theme in your living room or backyard.Dress in your favorite Halloween costume.Snuggle under a blanket or … Continue reading Get ready for the Night of the Haunted Tent on October 30

Get lost in these corn mazes in Southwest Washington

The corn maze at Vancouver Pumpkin Patch in Vancouver, Washington (photo by Cheryl Landes) If you're looking for a fun, challenging outdoor activity this fall, check out these corn mazes at farms in Southwest Washington. Some farms have other fun activities, along with fresh produce for sale or U-pick pumpkin patches. Bi-Zi Farms Launch a … Continue reading Get lost in these corn mazes in Southwest Washington

Take a Halloween tour of Astoria’s underground

On October 30 and 31, explore the abandoned tunnels and rooms underneath Astoria, Oregon, on a special Halloween-themed tour. These tours are scheduled on October 30 at 6:45 p.m. and October 31 at 12:30 and 2:45 p.m. The tour length is 45 minutes. To make a reservation, call (415) 713-4141. The regular underground tours are … Continue reading Take a Halloween tour of Astoria’s underground

Watch the 13 Spooky Stories series presented by the Magenta Theater

Image by Barroa Artworks from Pixabay Get in the Halloween spirit by watching the "13 Spooky Stories" series hosted by the Magenta Theater in Vancouver, Washington. Each video features a local actor and ranges from three to nine minutes. Here's the list of stories in this series with the length of each video. These stories … Continue reading Watch the 13 Spooky Stories series presented by the Magenta Theater

Eugene Symphony hosting its first virtual costume contest

Image by GraphicMama-team from Pixabay The Eugene Symphony is hosting its first virtual costume contest this week. To enter: Dress up in your creative costume and snap a picture. If you play a musical instrument, add it to the picture (optional).Post the picture to Instagram, tagging @eugene.symphony with the hashtag #ESACostumeContest2020. Each photo receives one … Continue reading Eugene Symphony hosting its first virtual costume contest

Magenta Theater hosting online Halloween Costume Contest

Image credit: Magenta Theater in Vancouver, Washington The Magenta Theater in Vancouver, Washington, is hosting a Halloween Costume Contest this year. Dress in your most amazing costume and post up to three photos of yourself on Facebook using the hashtag #MagentaCostumeContest2020. The post with the most likes in each category wins a gift card to … Continue reading Magenta Theater hosting online Halloween Costume Contest

Ideas for a safe, happy Halloween in times of COVID

Photo by Cheryl Landes Looking for ideas for celebrating Halloween at a safe distance during COVID-19? Here are eight: Create a candy slide.Ghost your friends by leaving candy at their doors.Throw a costume party on Zoom.Turn your house or apartment into a mini-neighborhood.Host a distanced outdoor movie screening.Choose mask-friendly costumes.Set up a neighborhood scavenger hunt.Go … Continue reading Ideas for a safe, happy Halloween in times of COVID