A variety of Halloween events are planned in Grant County, offering fun for all ages.
A series of Halloween parties will be held at the John Day Elks Lodge, 140 NE Dayton St. The adult party will be at 8:30 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 29, with live music, a costume contest and social session.
The kid party will run from 6-8:30 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 30. Admission is $1 or two cans of food. There will be games, food and a costume contest.
The teen party will be held from 7-9 p.m. Monday, Oct. 31. Admission is $1 or two cans of food, to partake in games, food and laser tag.
The annual Elks Lodge Haunted House will be held from Friday, Oct. 28, to Monday, Oct. 31. The scaring starts at 7 p.m. on Friday and Saturday, and 6 p.m. on Sunday and Monday. Admission is $1 or two cans of food. For more information, call the Elks Lodge at 541-575-1824.
Dayville School’s Associated Student Body will also sponsor a carnival from 6:30-8 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 29, at the Dayville Community Hall. The event will feature a haunted house, a cake walk, games and prizes. Tickets will be sold at the door, five for $1. A chili feed will cost $5 per person or $20 per family.
The Prairie City Parent Teacher Association will host its annual Halloween carnival from 6-8 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 29, in the old gym at Prairie City School. Tickets cost 25 cents each, or five for $1. Games with prizes, cotton candy, a cake walk and food will be available.
Monday, Oct. 31, will see a variety of Halloween events open to all:
• The John Day Fire Hall will host trick-or-treaters, starting at 5 p.m. Firefighters will hand out candy and glow sticks.
• Also starting at 5 p.m. is the free Haunted Chambers at the Canyon City Community Hall.
• Trunk or Treat in the Grant Union Jr./Sr. High School parking lot from 5:30-7 p.m. Businesses and community members are welcome to host a trunk. Decoration of the vehicle’s trunk is encouraged but not required. Setup begins at 4:45 p.m. Space is limited. To host a trunk or for more information, call Sophia Nicodemus, 541-663-6011.
• Everyone is welcome to visit the Grant County Library to bob for apples, have a treat and win a prize for best costume from 6-8 p.m.