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JBLM Harvest Fest and Costume Show-n-Share When: Saturday, Oct. 27, 4 to 7 p.m. Where: Hillside Youth Center Teen Zone, 6397 Garcia Blvd. on Lewis Main What: Game booths and great prizes, pumpkin patch, fun photos, crafts, candy and face painting. Free event for kids up to 5th grade. Call 967-4441 for more details.
Ghoulishly Spooky Kids Halloween Party When: Friday, Oct. 26, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Where: McChord Library, 851 Lincoln Blvd on McChord Field What: Have a spooky good time, complete with pumpkins, vampire bats, and even a few mummies. Ages 5 to 10 years old. Parents are asked to stay in the library during the event. Registration required. For more information, call 982-3454.
Hoot-n-Howl at Northwest Trek When: Saturday, Oct. 27, 6 to 10 p.m. Where: State Route 161 near Eatonville What: Enjoy the rare opportunity to see the park at night and view the animals nocturnal behavior. Hoot-n-Howl isnt a scary event, so its great for all ages. Check out the amazing worldwide bug collection, trick-or-treat, make spooky crafts and play owl toss and other carnival-style games. Entry fee is $11 for adults and $7 for youth, ages 3-17. Children 2 and under are free. Complimentary parking. For more information call 967-6263.
City of Lakewood Truck & Tractor Day and Navy Federal Movie Under The Stars When: Saturday, Oct. 27 Where: Fort Steilacoom Park What: Free activities beginning at 3 p.m. Enjoy a variety of large trucks and tractors, hay rides, face painting, pumpkin decorating and great giveaways. The free Navy Federal Movie Under the Stars begins at dusk, featuring Madagascar 3.
Wild Waves Theme Park Fright Fest When: Friday, Oct. 26 and Saturday, Oct. 27 from 6 to 11 p.m., and Sunday, Oct. 28 from 5 to 9 p.m. Where: 36201 Enchanted Parkway S., Federal Way What: Admission ticket includes all the amusement park rides (the I-5 Dive and the new Soaring Eagle Zip Line are both an extra fee), entertainment, Scream Factory Haunted House, Booville the scare-free area for kids 12 and under, and more. Individuals over 48 inches are $24.99; under 48 inches are $22.99. A $2 military discount is offered with ID. Parking is $10 per vehicle. For more information, visit http://wildwaves.com.
Pierce County Asylum and Haunted House When: Friday, Oct. 26 and Saturday, Oct. 27 from 7 to 11 p.m. and Sunday Oct. 28 and Halloween night from 6 to 10 p.m. Where: This haunted house, located at Cheney Stadium, is organized by a non-profit organization who will donate proceeds of this years event to the Fisher House Foundation, building comfort homes on the grounds of major military and VA medical centers. These homes enable family members to be close to a loved one during hospitalization for an unexpected illness, disease, or injury. What: Enjoy an evening of screams and thrills at Tacomas largest and scariest haunted house! $13 per person and $5 for parking per vehicle. Buy tickets at the door or online at www.tacomahauntedhouse.com.
Hells Gateway Haunted House When: Oct. 26 to 28 and Oct. 31 Where: 2302 Fawcett Ave., Tacoma What: Hells Gateway is the ultimate scare, with all of the scenes and props timed and controlled by movement, sound and a central computer. If you are light hearted, have a medical condition, are claustrophobic, or are just scared of the dark, this haunt is not for you! Hells Gateway is filled with actors, props, technology and truly scary scenes. General admission is $15; VIP passes allow you to skip the line and cost $30 without a picture or $40 with a picture. Doors open at 7 p.m. Last ticket is sold at 10 p.m. Sunday and midnight on Friday, Saturday and Halloween. Free parking available.