Eight-year-old Hayden Hull of Port Angeles, left, receives candy from Izzy Gray, center, and Jena Klein in front of the InSpired! gift store during Halloween festivities in downtown Port Angeles in 2015. (Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News)

Eight-year-old Hayden Hull of Port Angeles, left, receives candy from Izzy Gray, center, and Jena Klein in front of the InSpired! gift store during Halloween festivities in downtown Port Angeles in 2015. (Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News)

Haunted houses, parties and pumpkin events set for weekend

Scary events and tours will take place along with many family-friendly parties and activities from Chimacum and Brinnon to Forks.

Halloween will arrive Monday and the North Olympic Peninsula will be packed with scary and family-friendly events from Port Townsend to Forks this weekend.

There’s something for everyone today, Saturday, Sunday and Monday:

PORT TOWNSEND

Haunt Town

PORT TOWNSEND — The Port Townsend Kiwanis Club is hosting its haunted house, known as Haunt Town, in the basement of the Elks Club building at 555 Otto St.

The event will run from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. today and Saturday.

Tickets are $10 at the door. All proceeds will benefit the Kiwanis, Elks Club and local school ASB clubs.

Students are asked to show their ASB cards at the door so their schools will receive their donations.

Attendees are encouraged to park in the Elks parking lot and walk around to the left side of the building to the back basement entrance.

There will be friendly ghouls to help you find your way.

For more information, go to www.facebook.com/haunttown, call Steve Spencer at 360-774-0879 or email [email protected].

Haunted Bordello

PORT TOWNSEND — The Haunted Bordello is a guided tour of titillating and terrifying entertainment at the Old Consulate Inn from 7 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. today and Saturday.

Admission is $10; preferred entry is available at hauntedbordello.com for the tour at 313 Walker St.

Parking is available at the Jefferson County Courthouse, and concessions will be available for purchase.

Attendees must be 17 years old to enter, with no exceptions.

There will be strobe lights, artificial smoke, steep stairs and graphic scenes of violence with sexual content that might offend some guests.

For more information, phone Kim at 360-301-5884 or go online to hauntedbordello.com.

Cute, Not Scary

PORT TOWNSEND — The Port Townsend Library will host a Cute, Not Scary Halloween Party from 6:30 p.m. to 7:15 p.m. today.

The free event will take place at the library, 1220 Lawrence St.

Participants 12 and older are invited to come in costume and join in for songs, snacks and crafts.

For information, call Kit Ward-Crixell at 360-385-3181 or email kwardcrixell @cityofpt.us.

Horse show

PORT TOWNSEND — Silver Spurs 4-H Club will host a Halloween Gaming Horse Show and Fun Day on Sunday at the Jefferson County Fairgrounds.

Events will begin at 10 a.m. at the fairgrounds, 4907 Landes St.

There will be timed gaming events, including barrels and poles, as well as fun games, apple bobbing and a costume class.

Lunch will be available for $5.

Seaport Landing party

PORT TOWNSEND — Seaport Landing will host a Halloween party from noon to 7 p.m. Monday.

The free event will take place at Seaport Landing, 1201 Hancock St.

There will be a costume contest with performances by Buck Ellard from 3 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Following the concert, there will be a community trick-or-treat with residents from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m.

For information, contact Lora Robinson at 360-379-9376 or [email protected].

PORT HADLOCK

Trunk-or-treat

PORT HADLOCK — Hadlock Building Supply will host a trunk-or-treat event from 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday.

The free event will take place at the company parking lot, 901 Ness Corner Road.

HBS is a fill-in for one more year while Fort Flagler reorganizes its annual Halloween carnival. The supply will have groups handing out candy and non-candy items out of decorated trunks and on tables.

There will be games and the garden will be decorated with a spooky decor.

For information, go to www.facebook.com/events/103013870169835.

CHIMACUM

Fall carnival

CHIMACUM — Chimacum Elementary School will host a fall carnival for children in kindergarten through fifth grades from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. today.

There will be games and prizes, a cake walk and a bounce house in the school’s multipurpose room at 91 West Valley Road.

Pizza, hot dogs, popcorn, juice, soda and water will be available for purchase.

For more information, contact Elma Beary at 360-301-6616.

Market trick-or-treat

CHIMACUM — The public is invited to celebrate the last Chimacum Farmers Market of the season with trick-or-treat, kids’ activities and a costume contest from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday.

Vendors with a pumpkin on their booths will be trick-or-treat stops at the market, 9122 Rhody Drive.

For more information, call 360-531-0312 or email [email protected].

QUILCENE

Spooktacular party

QUILCENE — The Quilcene Community Center will host the Quilcene Halloween Spooktacular party from 6 p.m. to 8:45 p.m. Monday.

The event is free at the center, 294952 U.S. Highway 101.

There will be a skeleton frolic and dance, food, games, prizes and a costume contest.

For more information, call 360-316-9319 or email [email protected].

Trunk-or-treat

QUILCENE — A free trunk-or-treat activity will be held in the Quilcene School parking lot from 4:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. Monday.

Kids of all ages will be welcome at the activity at the school, 294715 U.S. Highway 101.

BRINNON

Trunk-or-treat

BRINNON — A free trunk-or-treat activity will be held in the parking lot of Brinnon School at 7 p.m.

The public is invited to decorate a trunk, truck, bike or wagon and bring it to the school to participate. All ages will be welcome at the school, 46 Schoolhouse Road.

No homemade treats.

SEQUIM

Phantom Frolics

SEQUIM — The teens at Olympic Theatre Arts will put on Phantom Frolics, a tour of the haunted theater building, from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday.

Admission will be $5 at the door, 414 N. Sequim Ave.

Phantom teams of ghosts will conduct tours of the building, which will boast a series of frightful special effects designed by the stage-craft team of spooks.

Trick-or-treating, games and ghoulish concessions will complete the Halloween festivities.

For information, contact OTA at 360-683-7326.

Monster Bash

SEQUIM — Zumba instructors will lead a dance fitness event for two hours of instruction from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Saturday.

Admission will be $10 per person at the Boys & Girls Club, 400 W. Fir St. Children younger than 16 will be admitted free.

All proceeds will benefit the Sequim Food Bank.

Costumes will be encouraged.

Haunted trail

SEQUIM — Layton Hill Horse Camp will host a Haunted Trail from 6:30 p.m. to 11:30 p.m. today and Saturday.

Admission will be $10 at 2514 Chicken Coop Road.

The Haunted Trail is recommended for a mature audience.

For information, go to laytonhillhorsecamp.com.

Spooktacular run

SEQUIM — Friends of Jefferson County Parks and Recreation will present Spooktacular 2, a glow-in-the-dark 1-miler and 5K run Saturday at Troll Haven-Bandy Farms.

Participation in the 1-mile run will be $15 and the 5K will be $25 at the farms, 950 Gardiner Beach Road.

Registration will start at 4 p.m., with a costume contest at 6 p.m.

Races will start at 6:30 p.m.

For information, call Rebecca at 206-779-2979 or Jane at 360-774-6066.

Trunk-or-treat

SEQUIM — Olympic View Church of God will host a trunk-or-treat from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Monday.

The free event will take place at the church, 503 N. Brown Road.

There will be food, drinks and treats for children and a professional photo booth for photo keepsakes.

For information, call Sandi Lockwood at 360-775-8322 or the church at 360-683-7897.

Pumpkin party

SEQUIM — The Sequim Prairie Grange will hold a Pumpkin Party and Country Fair at 4 p.m. Saturday.

The event is free. Participants will be invited to purchase tickets for games and events at the grange, 290 Macleay Road.

The pumpkin party will start at 4 p.m. in the grange’s outdoor kitchen.

The Clallam County smoke trailer will be on hand for children to walk through and learn what to do in the event of a fire.

Photo booth

SEQUIM — The Welfare for Animals Guild will hold a Halloween photo booth from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at the Sequim Farmers Market.

There is no charge, but donations will be welcome at the farmers market at Washington and Sequim avenues.

Costumes for dogs in all sizes will be available.

Bring a camera and a dog. Kids in costume will also be welcome.

For information, contact [email protected] or go to https://facebook.com/wag sequim.

Halloween bash

SEQUIM — A Halloween Bash will be held at the Boys & Girls Club from 6:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. today.

Children must be accompanied by an adult. Admission costs $1 per person and includes 10 game tickets at the club, 400 W. Fir St.

Concessions will cost extra, and additional game tickets will be available for $1 for 10 tickets.

Trick-or-treat

SEQUIM — The annual Sequim Merchants Trick-or-Treat will be held at a variety of downtown Sequim businesses between 3 p.m. and 5 p.m. Monday.

The free event, sponsored by the Sequim-Dungeness Valley Chamber of Commerce and Sequim merchants, features business owners with a posted picture of a pumpkin in their window handing out treats to children.

Harvest event

SEQUIM — Faith Lutheran Church will host a Harvest Happening, from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Monday with free games, prizes, food, candy, a cake walk, music and entertainment for all ages.

Family-friendly costumes are encouraged at the church, 382 W. Cedar St.

For information, call 360-683-4803.

Fall festival

SEQUIM — The Bash fall festival will be held from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Monday at King’s Way Foursquare Church.

A donation of nonperishable food will be collected for the Sequim Food Bank at the church, 1023 Kitchen-Dick Road.

The family-friendly, all-ages event will include a rock climbing wall, pony rides, a Ferris wheel and indoor games. Prizes and candy will be given to attendees. Family-friendly costumes are encouraged. Food and drink will be available for purchase.

Visit www.thekingsway.net for information.

Pumpkin patch

SEQUIM — The Pumpkin Patch, a 33-acre farm at the corner of U.S. Highway 101 and Kitchen-Dick Road, remains open from noon to 6 p.m. through Monday with extended hours this weekend for night visits to the corn maze.

U-pick pumpkins cost 50 cents per pound, and fees apply to the maze and pumpkin shooter.

Call 360-461-0940 for information.

PORT ANGELES

Downtown treats

PORT ANGELES — The Port Angeles Business Association will host Downtown Trick-or-Treat from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. Monday.

Kids and parents are invited to visit downtown Port Angeles for dozens of participating businesses with goodies, giveaways, photoshoots and other activities.

For information, go to www.facebook.com/down townpa.

Trunk or treat

PORT ANGELES — Price Ford Lincoln will host a Trunk or Treat event from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Monday.

The public is invited to this free event at 3311 U.S. Highway 101.

Twenty local businesses will host trunks full of treats for trick-or-treaters.

There will be prizes for the best costumes.

Pumpkin pool

PORT ANGELES — William Shore Memorial Pool will hold the 10th annual Pumpkin Patch in the Pool from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday.

The public is invited to pick a pumpkin, play games, win prizes and get candy at the pool, 225 E. Fifth St.

Admission can be purchased as early as 7:30 a.m. Saturday. The cost is $5.25 per person, $10.50 for non-district attendees.

There is a limited number of pumpkins available; first come-first served rules will apply.

For more information, phone 360-417-9767.

Halloween party

PORT ANGELES — The Olympic Peninsula Humane Society will host a Halloween party featuring a pumpkin carving contest for kids and adults from 2 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. Saturday.

Admission will be a suggested $10 donation or dog and cat food, paper towels, kitty litter or 100 percent canned pumpkin at the shelter, 1743 Olympic Highway.

The humane society will provide the pumpkins and carving tools, and participants will get to take home their new artwork.

There will be cake and trick-or-treating with carnival games.

The Lions Club will also be on hand to sell funnel cakes, corn dogs, hot cocoa and water.

Yoga party

PORT ANGELES — Poser Yoga will host a Halloween Yoga Party from noon to 1 p.m. Saturday.

Admission will be $5 per child at the party, 502 W. Eighth St.

Participants are invited to arrive in their costumes.

Harvest carnival

PORT ANGELES — The Peninsula Pre-Three Co-op will host its annual Harvest Carnival from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday.

There will be games, crafts, a cake walk, raffle, silent auction and other activities at Jefferson Elementary School, 218 E. 12th St.

Activities will be geared toward children younger than 8, but there will be activities for the entire family.

Halloween activities

PORT ANGELES — The Elwha Klallam Heritage Center will host Halloween activities from noon to 2 p.m. Monday.

Kids and families are welcome to stop by the Heritage Center at 401 E. First St. for trick-or-treating and activities. There will be rock painting, spooky bowling, a pumpkin ring toss and other activities.

Library lock-in

PORT ANGELES — The North Olympic Library System will host an after-hours “lock-in” for teens ages 12 to 18 tonight.

All teens are welcome to this free event from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the library, 2210 S. Peabody St.

There will be a costume contest, karaoke, crafts, snacks, video gaming and other activities.

For teens interested in a costume contest, various prizes will be awarded; costumes are optional.

For information, call 360-417-8500, ext. 7705.

CLALLAM BAY

Pumpkin contest

CLALLAM BAY — The Clallam Bay branch of the North Olympic Library System will host its third annual all-ages pumpkin decorating and carving contest today.

Entries must be received at the library, 16990 state Highway 112, no later than 2 p.m. today.

Prizes will be awarded in four age divisions. Only real pumpkins, vegetables and fruit must be used.

For information, call the library at 360-374-6402 or email [email protected].

FORKS

Rain of Terror

FORKS — This year’s Rain of Terror Haunted House is scheduled from 7 p.m. to 11:45 p.m. today and Saturday. The haunted house will be open at 7 p.m. Sunday and run until midnight.

Tickets are $8 per person at Quillayute Airport, 5144 Quillayute Road.

For more information, call Phillip Sifuentes at 360-780-2077.

Pumpkin contest

FORKS — Kids ages 2 to 16 are invited to bring carved pumpkins to Forks Community Hospital by 1:30 p.m. Monday for a contest.

Cash prizes will be awarded for the first- and second-place best decorated pumpkins at the hospital, 530 Bogachiel Way.

Bring all entries to the hospital cafe by 1:30 p.m. Monday.

Children’s party

FORKS — The Family First Center will host a Children’s Halloween Party from 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. today.

The free event will take place at 945 S. Forks Ave.

For information, call 360-374-9340.

Trick or Trot 5K

FORKS — The Forks Trick or Trot 5K will be held at 8 a.m. Saturday at the Elk Creek Conservation Area, hosted by Forks Community Hospital.

The conservation area is located at 2156-2290 Calawah Way.

Entry will be a $10 donation, which will benefit the United Way of Clallam County.

Awards and medals will go to the first 100 finishers.

There will be no aid stations, bathrooms or garbages cans. Limited parking is available.

Truck-or-treat

FORKS — Forks Assembly of God will host a truck-or-treat activity from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Monday.

The free event will take place at the church, 81 Huckleberry Lane.

For information, call 360-374-6909.

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