Here is a list of Halloween and harvest events for families through Sunday, leading up to Halloween, which falls on a Tuesday this year. Find other spooky events in today’s Features section. A list of Halloween-day events will be in Sunday’s Herald.
Hometown Halloween: Events are Oct. 28 and include a Pumpkin Roll down Third Street Hill (11 a.m.); trick-or-treating at participating businesses on Olympic Avenue (12-1 p.m.); a Harvest Party at Arlington United Church (11 a.m.-1 p.m.); costume contest at Legion Park (1 p.m.); pumpkin decorating contest at Arlington Hardware (1:30 p.m.; drop off pumpkins for judging by noon); and a “Die Laughing” comedy show at Olympic Theater (7 p.m.). Comedy show is $10; all other events free. More info: 360-403-3448.
Trick-or-Treat: 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Oct. 28 at the Camano Animal Shelter Association, 198 Can Ku Road. No-scare event with candy, door prizes and animals to visit. More info: 360-387-1902, camanoanimalshelter.org.
Trunk-or-Treat: 4:30 p.m. Oct. 27 at Edmonds Lutheran Church, 23525 84th Ave. W. Pumpkin carving, games, chili cook-off and trick-or-treating among decorated vehicles in the parking lot. More info: 425-744-8090.
Halloween Party: 6-10 p.m. Oct. 27, 6-10 p.m. at the Northwest Music Hall, 1402 SE Everett Mall Way (inside the Everett Mall). Live music, costume contest, trick or treating, dancing and more. Cost is $2 youth, $3 adults, $8 families. More info: sc musicproject.org.
Haunted STEM Lab: 12-6 p.m. Oct. 27 at Edmonds Community College’s Monroe Hall, 6606 196th St. SW. Explosions, demonstrations, 3D printing, vortex smoke rings and more. All ages. Free. More info: edcc.edu/stem, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Haunted Halls of Hemlock Acres: 5-9:30 p.m. Oct. 28 and Oct. 31, with character-free hour at 5 p.m., at 15123 46th Place W. Admission is a minimum donation of $2 to benefit Seattle Children’s. More info: facebook.com/HauntedHallsofHemlockAcres.
Teen Halloween Party: 7-9 p.m. Oct. 27 at the Mill Creek Library, 15429 Bothell-Everett Highway. Ages 12-18. Games, snacks, costume contest. Registration required. More info: www.sno isle.org, 425-337-4822.
Costume Carnival: 5-9 p.m. Oct. 28 in the gym at Terrace Park School, 5409 228th St. SW. Harvest festival games and crafts, costume contest, dancing and dance performances. Admission is $5, or $10 per family of up to four. Proceeds benefit the Mountlake Terrace Dance Company Scholarship Fund and Kontagious Arts Foundation. More info: www.cityofmlt.com.
Family Funfest: 2-5 p.m. Oct. 29 at the Nile Shriners Haunted House, 6601 244th St. SW. Trunk-or-treat, bouncy houses, cotton candy, face painting, food. Cost is $10 per child; adults free. More info: www.nilenightmares.com.
Boo Bash: 1-5 p.m. Oct. 29 at Rosehill Community Center, 304 Lincoln Ave. Games, crafts, haunted house. Free. More info: 425-263-8180.
Haunted House: 6-9 p.m. Oct. 27 and Oct. 28 at the Stanwood Community and Senior Center, 7430 276th St. NW. Elevator ride into basement of terror. Cost is $5. Not recommended for children younger than age 10. More info: 360-629-7403.
Pumpkin Festival: 4-8 p.m. Oct. 28 at Freeborn Lutheran Church’s Bonhoeffer Botanical Gardens in Stanwood, at I-5 and Exit 215. Pumpkin carving, crafts, games, hot drinks, food and trick-or-treating in the gardens at 6 p.m. Free. More info: www.freebornchurch.org.