Halloween and Harvest Calendar

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  • Monday, March 3, 2008 11:56am


Edmonds Summer Market: 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturdays, through Oct. 6, at the Public Safety Building parking lot at the corner of Fifth Ave. N. and Bell St., features about 40 vendors weekly. The larger Summer Market runs through Oct. 6 from the fountain at 5th Ave. N. and Bell St. up to 6th Ave. N., with as many as 120 vendors each week. Info: www.historicedmonds.org/market/market.htm.

Fairbank “Hands On” Animal &Pumpkin Farm: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturdays &Sundays, through Oct. 28: Farm animals for petting and feeding, vegetable garden, Hidden Bear Trail and Pumpkin Land. Harvest time theme; nothing scary; lots of baby animals. Admission: $2.50 per person. Pumpkins $1 &up, gourds 50 cents &up. School groups by reservation weekdays. 15308 52nd Ave. W. Edmonds (north Lynnwood area). Info: 425-743-3694.

“The Legend of Sleepy Hollow”: 8 p.m. Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays, 2 p.m. Sundays, Oct. 19-28: After two years of sellout crowds, Alternative Stages returns Kathryn Schulz Miller’s dramatization of Washington Irving’s spooky classic story to the stage of the Wade James Theatre, 950 Main St., Edmonds. Tickets: $10 for the show and dessert buffet, available by calling 425-774-9600.

Lake Forest Park

Lake Forest Park Commons Farmers Market: 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Sundays, through Oct. 7. The market’s third season offers fresh local produce and flowers, food tasting, recipes, craft days, music, dance, festivals and other special events throughout summer, at Third Place Commons at Lake Forest Park Towne Centre, 17171 Bothell Way NE. Info: farmersmarket@thirdplacecommons.org.

Community Halloween Party: 6-7 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 31, Third Place Commons hosts annual event beginning at 5 p.m. with face-painting by Shorecrest students. Party officially starts at 6 p.m. with games, treats, Monster Makeovers, a parade and more, at Third Place Commons at Lake Forest Park Towne Centre, 17171 Bothell Way NE. Info: 206-366-3302.


Pumpkin Sculpting: 10:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 27, learn to carve unusual, 3-D, contest-winning pumpkins from a national award winning pumpkin sculptor, and how to keep your pumpkin fresh for Halloween. For ages 15-adult. Cost: $28/$26. Register: Lynnwood Parks &Rec, 425-771-4030.


Hamlin Halloween Haunt: 6-8:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 26, Shoreline Parks &Rec hosts this annual night of spooky songs and tales around the campfire, hayrides, “candy-in-the-haystack” game, and face painting in forested Hamlin Park, 16006 15th Ave. NE. Dress warmly; bring flashlight, roasting stick for marshmallows. Free admission. Info: 206-418-3383.

Richmond Beach Halloween Carnival: 3-7 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 28, food, games &prizes, inflatables, a haunted house and a pumpkin-growing contest at Syre Elementary School, 19545 12th Ave. NW, Shoreline. Volunteer info: Sherry Ashleman, 206-542-9147.


Harvest Festival &Pumpkin Painting Contest: 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 13, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 14, craft booths, scarecrow making, music, glass blowing, pony rides, train rides, specialty foods, and fall decor, at Country Village, 23732 Bothell-Everett Hwy., Bothell. Paint a pumpkin, win a prize. 2 p.m. Saturday, Valentines Performing Pigs; music by Ancient Sounds at 11 a.m. Sunday. Info: 425-483-2250.

Country Village Safe Halloween: 4-6 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 31, children under age 12 can dress in costume, collect treats from merchants and view scarecrows and pumpkins, at Country Village, 23732 Bothell-Everett Hwy., Bothell. Info: 425-483-2250.


Haunted Trails &Halloween Carnival: 7-10 p.m. Friday &Saturday, Oct. 12, 13, 19, 20: Guided trail walks with Halloween ghouls and goblins around every turn for ages 8 &up, at Bastyr University, 14500 Juanita Dr. NE, Kenmore. Admission: $10, $9 with canned food donation. A less scary Halloween storytime for younger children from 7-9:30 p.m. (admission: $1) and an early trail walk from 6-7 p.m. Carnival admission is free and includes hay rides, fortune tellers, pumpkin bowling, and other events. Info: 425-603-3107, www.bastyr.edu.

North Seattle

Fright Night Halloween Party &Trick-or-Treat Walk: 5 p.m. Friday, Oct. 26, families can pick up a treat bag and map at the North Seattle Family Center, 3200 NE 125th Street, Suite 2, for Trick-or-Treating at local businesses, then visit the Lake City Community Center, 12531 28th Ave. NE, Seattle, for games, food, crafts, costume contest, prizes and a haunted house. Cost: Free; optional donation of $10 per family is welcome. Info: 206-364-7930.

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