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From pumpkin patches and corn mazes to haunted houses, adult and kids activites; everything happening for Halloween this weekend through Wednesday

Post by Mary Anderson / The News Tribune on Oct. 27, 2012 at 6:00 am |
October 26, 2012 3:49 pm

Rutledge Farms, Steve Bloom, The Olympian

As Halloween draws nearer there are plenty of family activities, pumpkin patches and other holiday events to check out this weekend and on Halloween. Here are some local choices.

PUMPKIN PATCHES/CORN MAZES
Picha’s Pumpkin Patch and Corn Maze 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Fridays-Sundays, 3-6 p.m. Mondays-Thursdays through October. Picha’s Pumpkin Patch & Corn Maze, 6502 52nd St. E., Puyallup. 253-841-4443.

Double R Farms Pumpkin patch, corn maze and tractor-pulled hay rides, 3-6 p.m. Mondays-Fridays, 10 a.m.-6 pm. Saturdays and Sundays through October, 5820 44th St. E., Puyallup. 253-227-5385.

Jim’s U-Fish at Old McDebbie’s Farm Pumpkin patch, picnic area, pony rides and petting zoo, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Thursdays-Sundays. 4924 268th St. E., Spanaway, 253-875-0356. 253-370-5124.

Maris Farms Pumpkin patch, cow train rides, corn maze and haunted trail, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. daily, corn maze open 1-6 p.m. weekdays and 10 a.m.-6 p.m. weekends. Night corn maze, haunted woods also available. Call for complete schedule. 25001 Sumner Buckley Highway, Buckley. 253-862-2848.

Spooner Farms Harvest festival, pumpkin patch and corn maze, 9 a.m.-6 p.m. daily, 9710 state Route 162 E., Puyallup. 253-840-2059, spoonerberries.com/harvest-festival.

Thomasson Family Farm Pumpkin patch, corn maze and Kids Korral, 9:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. daily through Oct. 31; night time maze, 7-10 p.m. Oct. 28-29. 38223 236th Ave. SE, Enumclaw. thomassonfamilyfarm.com.

Dark Hollow Haunted Forest 7-11 p.m. Oct. 26-27, Royal Arch Park, 20821 Renton Maple Valley Highway SE, Maple Valley. $15, $3 off with food bank donation.
darkhollowhaunt.com.

Carpinito Brothers Pumpkin patch, corn maze, and tractor-pulled hayrides, 9 a.m.-dusk daily, 1148 Central Ave. N., Kent. 253-854-5692, carpinito.com.

Hunter’s Pumpkin Patch Pumpkins, pumpkin patch, corn maze and pumpkin kiddie train, 9 a.m.-6 p.m. daily, 7401 Yelm Highway SE, Olympia. 360-456-0466.

Lattin’s Country Cider Mill & Farm Pumpkins, horse drawn wagon rides, pumpkin patch, corn stalks, hay maze and corn maze, 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Mondays-Saturdays, noon-4 p.m. Sundays, 9402 Rich Road SE, Olympia. 360-491-7328.

Rutledge Corn Maze Haunted maze, pumpkin patch, horse drawn hayrides to the pumpkin patch, free parking and more, 10 a.m.-dark Mondays-Thursdays, 4 p.m.-dark Fridays, 4 p.m.-midnight Saturdays, 302 93rd Ave. SE, Olympia. 360-357-3700.

FESTIVALS
Halloween Harvest Festival
2-5 p.m. Oct. 27, Washington Elementary School, 20 E St. NE, Auburn. Free. 253-931-3043, auburnwa.gov.

HAUNTED HOUSES
Tacoma Haunted House/Hillbilly Haunt
7-11 p.m. Fridays-Saturdays, 6-10 p.m. Sundays through Oct. 31, benefits Fisher House Foundation, 18 and older, adult themes. Cheney Stadium, 2502 S. Tyler St., Tacoma. $13.

Hell’s Gateway Haunted House High-tech scenes and props timed for the ultimate scare are controlled by movement, sound and a central computer, 7 p.m. Saturdays-Sundays through Oct. 31, 2302 Fawcett Avenue, Tacoma.hellsgateway.com.

Hellmouth Haunted House For NW Harvest, 7-10 p.m. Oct. 27, 6-10 p.m. Oct. 31, Hellmouth Haunted House, 8415 Lawndale Ave. SW, Lakewood. Free.
halloweenhellmouth.com.

Theatre of Lost Souls More than 20 scenes with indoor and outdoor areas sponsored by Paradise Theatre, 6:30-9:30 p.m. Fridays-Saturdays, 6:30-8:30 p.m. weeknights Oct. 27-31, $9 ages 11 and older; $6 ages 10 and younger, Paradise Theatre, 9911 Burnham Drive NW, Gig Harbor. 253-851-7529, paradisetheatre.org.

Fright Fest Scream factory haunted house, wave pool dance part, night rides and Boo-ville for little ones, 6-11 p.m. through Oct. 31. Wild Waves, 36201 Enchanted Parkway S., Federal Way. $23-$28. wildwaves.com.

Creepshow Terror in Tacoma Hollywood special effects artist Marcel Banks working with professionals, recommended for ages 13 and older, 7-11 p.m. Oct. 27. Washington State History Museum, 1991 Pacific Ave., Tacoma. creepshowtacoma.com.

My Morbid Mind Haunted House New rooms, props, animatronics and more, 7-11 p.m. weekends and Halloween through Oct. 31. 4548 Marvin Road S.E., Olympia. $9-$11, 360-455-3330, mymorbidmind.com.

ADULT EVENTS
The Witches’ Ball 2012 6 p.m. Oct. 27, Dryer Masonic Center, 306 134th St. S., Tacoma. $20 single, $35 couple (in advance); $25 (at the door), terratacoma.org.

Halloween Radio Gala 7 p.m. Oct. 27, Lakewood Playhouse, 5729 Lakewood Towne Center Blvd. SW, Lakewood. $25; $40 for couples. 253-588-0042, lakewoodplayhouse.org.

Electric Ghost Riot
Halloween-themed concert, 21 and older only, 9 p.m. Oct. 27, Temple Theater, 47 St. Helens Ave., Tacoma. $15-$40. lightsandmusic.com/event-electric-ghost-riot.

CHILDREN’S EVENTS
LeMay Halloween Trunk-or-Treat 2-4 p.m. Oct. 27, LeMay Marymount Event Center, 325 152nd St. E., Tacoma. Free. 253-272-2336, lemaymarymount.org/lemay-trunk-or-treat.html

Who Goes Bump in the Night? 5-8 p.m. Oct. 27, Tacoma Nature Center, 1919 S. Tyler St., Tacoma. $2.50 child; $2 member child; adults are free. 253-591-6439.

PhotoShock Freakshop – Drop In Photo Workshop
Featuring a costume rack and a makeup artist so you can ghoul yourself up, 1:30-5:30 p.m. Oct. 27, Main Library, 1102 Tacoma Ave. S., Tacoma. Free.

Annual Fall Festival and All Hallow’s Eve Walk Nightwalk
5-9 p.m. Oct. 27, Grinwood Lodge at Hick’s Lake, 6015 30th Ave. SE, Lacey. $5 in advance, $6 at the door. 360-866-8047, olympiacommunityschool.org.

Gentle Hallow’s Eve At Tacoma Waldorf School, 5-8:30 p.m. Oct. 27, Tacoma Waldorf School, 2710 N. Madison St., Tacoma. $5; children younger than 3 get in free. 253-383-8711, tacomawaldorf.org.

East Pierce VFA Halloween Bash 1-3 p.m. Oct. 27, East Pierce Fire and Rescue Station 19, 350 State Route 162 E., South Prairie. Free, eastpiercevfa.org.

Fall Festival Noon-3 p.m. Oct. 28, Olympia Christian School, 1215 Ethel St. NW, Olympia. 25 cents per ticket. ocssda.org.

Fall Festival 2-4 p.m. Oct. 28, Puyallup United Methodist Church, 1919 W. Pioneer Ave., Puyallup. Free. puyallupumc.org.

Trunk-Or-Treat 4-5:30 p.m. Oct. 28, Puyallup United Methodist Church, 1919 W. Pioneer Ave., Puyallup. Free. puyallupumc.org.

Trick or Treat on Antique Row Noon-5 p.m. Oct. 31, Tacoma’s Antique Row, 743 Broadway, Tacoma. Free.

Trick or Treat with The Middle Floor Merchants
noon-5 p.m. Oct. 31, Middle Floor Merchants @ Sanford and Son Antiques, 743 Broadway, Tacoma. Free admission.

Pumpkin Palooza 6-9 p.m. Oct. 31, STAR Center, 3873 S. 66th St., Tacoma. STAR pass holders, boys and girls club members get in free; non-pass holders
pay $5 per child. 253-404-3939, metroparkstacoma.org/star-programs.

Street of Treats 5-7 p.m. Oct. 31, Sumner Downtown Association, 906 Kincaid, Sumner. Free. 253-70-9846, sumnerdowntown.com.

Harvest Trunk or Treat
7-8:30 p.m. Oct. 31, Gateway Church, 7310 12th Ave. E., Tacoma. Free. 253-537-6619, gatewaychurchtacoma.org.

Bonfires, Beaver Pelts & Bogeymen Halloween Storytelling A Fort Nisqually Foundation fundraiser, 7-9 p.m. Oct. 26-27, Fort Nisqually Living History Museum, 5400 N. Pearl St., Tacoma. $5-$7. fortnisquallyfoundation.org, 253-591-5339.

Giant Pumpkin Carving 9:30 a.m.-3 p.m. Oct. 27, Uptown Gig Harbor, 4701 Point Fosdick Drive NW, Gig Harbor. 253-851-4557, uptowngigharbor.com.

El DIA de los Muertos Celebration 9 a.m.-noon Oct. 27, Mountain View Funeral Home & Memorial Park, 4100 Steilacoom Blvd. SW, Lakewood. Free. 253-584-0252.

Halloween Family Fun Night
4-7 p.m. Oct. 31, Freight House Square Suite 203MA, 430 E. 25th St., Tacoma. Free. 253-305-0678, freighthousesquare.com

For more ideas go to The News Tribune calendar

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