Happy Halloween Weekend!

Happy Halloween theme

So spooky- I love it! Flickr photo by Artiom Ponkratenko.

Happy Halloween everyone! It’s nice to have it on a Sunday this year so we can have a full weekend of festivities.  Here’s the low-down on things happening in Bellingham/ Whatcom County this weekend:

  • Trick-or-treating- The businesses in downtown Bellingham will be handing out candy to trick-or-treaters on Saturday from 2 to 5.  Fairhaven businesses will be hosting trick-or-treaters on Sunday from 3 to 6.
  • Boo at Bloedel– This is a candy-free Halloween carnival for kids in preschool through second grade.  It is held in the multipurpose room at Bloedel Donovan Park.  It runs from 4-6pm on Sunday, October 31.  The cost is $3 per kid, and adults are free.  There will be games and prizes, and everyone is encouraged to wear a costume.
  • Thrillingham– Bellingham’s version of Michael Jackson’s “Thriller,” will be performed at 7:30pm on Sunday, Oct. 31, in the gravel parking lot next to the Village Inn in Fairhaven, 10th Street and Mill Avenue; and at 9pm at Maritime Heritage Park on Holly Street and C Avenue.
  • The Costume Ball“- At WWU’s Viking Union Multipurpose Room, October 29 from 9pm to 1am.  $2 with student ID, $3 without.
  • Halloween Haunted Garden– Chuckanut Brewery is hosting a family-friendly party with a costume contest, pumpkin bowling, mummy wrap, bobbing for apples and gypsy fortune-telling from 4 to 6 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 31.

What are your plans for the weekend?  What are your costumes?  I hope everyone has a blast, I know I plan to!

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