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Tricks, treats, trucks, Celtic Thunder, marching bands, flamenco and more on tap

Post by Kate McEntee / The News Tribune on Oct. 29, 2011 at 11:10 am with No Comments »
October 29, 2011 11:25 am


Celtic Faire Celtic music and dancing, crafts and gifts, High Tea, Bake Shoppe, Lunch items, children’s activities, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Oct. 29, Saint Andrew’s Episcopal Church, 7410 S. 12th St., Tacoma.


A Sporting Chance an interactive murder mystery dinner theater, 6 p.m. Oct. 29, The Summit Club at Cheney Stadium, 2502 S. Tyler St., Tacoma. $50. 253-752-7707,

44th Annual Seattle Ski Fever & Snowboard Show Oct. 28-30, Washington State Convention Center, 800 Convention Place, Seattle. Adults $12; Juniors 6-12 $3. Under 6 free with paid adult; 503-249-7733,


Truck and Tractor Day Climb through trucks, decorate pumpkins, after dark hayrides 3-9:30 p.m. Oct. 29, Fort Steilacoom Park, 8698 87th Ave. S.W., Lakewood. Free, $1 for hayride. 253-983-7887.

Tim Hoban at Edgar Allan Poe
A night with Edgar Allan Poe performed by Tim Hoban & Fabric Artists Helen Hein and Anne Doumit Sparks, 7-8:30 p.m. Oct. 28, University Place Civic Building Atrium, 3609 Market Square, University Place. Free. Donations accepted. 253-565-8466,

Classical Sundays 3 p.m. Sundays: Oct. 30: King Street Quintet, woodwinds; Nov. 6: Brass Unlimited, Antique Sandwich Company, 5102 N. Pearl St., Tacoma. Donation.

LeMay Halloween Trunk-or-Treat 2-4 p.m. Oct. 30, Marymount Event Center, 325 152nd St. E, Tacoma.

Trunk or Treating 4-5:30 p.m. Oct. 30, Puyallup United Methodist Church, 1919 W. Pioneer Ave., Puyallup.

Spooky Stories 2 p.m. Oct. 30, Bonney Lake Library, 18501 90th St. E., Bonney Lake. Free,

Trunk or Treat 5:30-7 p.m. Oct. 31, Sunrise United Methodist Church, 150 S. 356th St., Federal Way.

FreakNight Festival 2011 8 p.m. Oct. 28, WaMu Theater, 800 Occidental Ave. South, Seattle. $59,

Fort Nisqually’s Bonfires, Beaver Pelts and Bogeymen 7-9 p.m. Oct. 28-29, Fort Nisqually Living History Museum, Point Defiance Park, Tacoma. $3-$5. (253) 591-5339,

Halloween Train 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Oct. 29-30, Northwest Railway Museum, 38625 SE King St., Snoqualmie. Roundtrip fares: $8 children ages 2-12, $12 adults, and $10 age 62 amd older. 425-888-3030,

The Haunted Theatre: Backstage Tour and Eerie Dances 1-2, 3-4, 5-6 p.m. Oct. 29, 3-4 p.m. Oct. 30, Merlino Arts Center, Jan Collum Ballroom, 508 S. Sixth Ave., Tacoma. $5. 253-272-4219,

Pumpkin Palooza 2-5 p.m. Oct. 29, Downtown Puyallup, W Main St, Puyallup. 253-840-2631.

All Hallows’ Eve Nightwalk 4:30-9 p.m. Oct. 29, Friends Meeting House, 3201 Boston Harbor Road N.E., Olympia. Online: $17/family. At the door: $6/person or $20/family. 360-866-8047.

Fall Harvest for children ages 3 years to 6th grade an afternoon of fun and festivities. Children must be accompanied by a parent and are encouraged to wear costumes. 1-4 p.m. Oct. 30, Puyallup United Methodist Church, 1919 W. Pioneer Ave., Puyallup. Donations of food for food bank or money for UNICEF.

Kent Station Trick-or-Treat 4-6 p.m. Oct. 31, Kent Station, 417 Ramsay Way, Kent. Free. (253) 856-2301,

Tacoma Mall hosts Happy Haunting Halloween Party 1-3 p.m. Oct. 29, Tacoma Mall, 4502 S. Steele St., Tacoma. Free.

Neighborhood Mystery Walking Tour 2-3 p.m. Oct. 29, State Capital Museum, 211 21st Ave. S.W., Olympia. $2 suggested donation. 360-753-2580,

Haunted Halloween Downtown Tour 8-8:50 p.m. Oct. 28-31, Olympia Parks, Arts & Recreation, 222 Columbia St. N.W., Olympia. $10 per person. 360-753-8380,

Tricks for Treats noon-5 p.m. Oct. 30, Paws-Abilities Total Dog Center, 7338 26th Street E., Fife. Pet food donation. 800-730-3794,

Auburn Performing Arts Series presents a Halloween Movie, “Night of the Living Dead” 7:30 p.m. Oct. 31, Auburn Ave Theater, 10 Auburn Ave., Auburn. $3. 253-931-3043,

Halloween Party with Birds & Batteries, Peter Wolf Crier, & Goldfinch 8 p.m. Oct. 30, The Space Tacoma, 729 Court C, Tacoma. $8. 253-254-6361,

“Cowboys & Aliens” haunt Dance 5-10:45 p.m. Oct. 29, Lakewood Elks Lodge No. 2388, 6313 75th St. W., Lakewood. $15 dinner & dance $8 cover for dance only. 253-588-2388.

Fright Factory Haunted House A portion of the proceeds will benefit Buckley Community Activities, 7-11 p.m. today, 6-9:30 p.m. Oct. 30-31, 400 A St., Buckley, $10, 206-419-3217,

2011 Fright Fest Haunted house, wave-pool dance party, enjoy your favorite rides in the dark, Booville (10 and younger only) 6-11 p.m. Fridays-Saturdays, 5-9 p.m. Sundays, Wild Waves Enchanted Village, 36201 Enchanted Parkway S., Federal Way. $22.99-$24.99, parking $10. 253-661-8000.

My Morbid Mind Haunted House 4548 Marvin Road S.E., Olympia, 7-11 p.m. Fridays-Saturdays and Oct. 31. $10. Not recommended for kids; secure play area for kids with cartoons, games, toys and coloring.


World Flute Master Gary Stroutsos in Concert 7:30-9 p.m. Oct. 29, Unity Church of Edgewood, 2908 Meridian Ave. E, Edgewood. $15. 253-446-1000.

Sunset Festival of Bands Marching Band Field Show Competition 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Oct. 29, Sunset Chevrolet Stadium, 1707 Main St., Sumner. $5, $20 for family, Kids younger than 5 free,

Pop Meets Classical 7:30 p.m. Oct. 30, Trinity Lutheran Church, 12115 Park Ave. South, Tacoma. $5-$10. 206-659-5894,

3 Glorias Flamenco en Vivo 8 p.m. Oct. 29, Theatre On The Square, 915 Broadway, Tacoma. General admission $25 in advance, $30 at the Door, Student/teacher $15, $20 at the door, children $12 in advance, $15 at the door. 206-860-8234,

Celtic Thunder
Celtic Thunder 2:30 and 7:30 p.m. Oct. 30, Marion Oliver McCaw Hall, 301 Mercer St., Seattle. $60-$75.


Mushroom ID classes State parks ranger Dan Christian will lead two mushroom identification workshops; participants will learn the characteristics of mushrooms that are helpful in identification, and will learn to use a key to identify mushrooms. 1-3 p.m. Oct. 29, Penrose Point State Park. The first 15 people who call to register will be taken. There is no charge for the class, but there a $10 day fee or $30 annual pass to enter the park. To register, call 253-884-2514 and ask for Christian.

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