“The Legend of Sleepy Hollow” — 8 p.m. Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays, 2 p.m. Sundays, Oct. 20-30: Alternative Stages presents Kathryn Schulz Miller’s dramatization of Washington Irving’s spooky classic story, at the Wade James Theatre, 950 Main St., Edmonds. Tickets: $10 for the show and dessert buffet, available by calling 425-774-9600.
Fresh Cider Squeeze — 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 22: Faith Community Church, 10220 238th St. SW, Edmonds, hosts this 9th annual hands-on event where participants can take home a fresh cider. Cider is free; non-perishable food item donations for the Edmonds Food Bank are welcome. Info: 206-542-8883.
First Annual Halloween Howl — 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 22: Dog lovers can dress up their furry friends and head for the Off-Leash Area of Edmonds south of Marina Beach. Canine Costume judging at 3 p.m., with prizes; free hot dogs served from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Info: www.olae.org.
Fairbank “Hands On” Animal &Pumpkin Farm — 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturdays &Sundays, through Oct. 31: Farm animals petting and feeding area, vegetable garden, Hidden Bear Trail and Pumpkin Land. Harvest time theme; nothing scary; lots of baby animals with moms. 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.
Downtown Edmonds Trick-or-Treat — 5-7 p.m. Monday, Oct. 31: Streets will be closed off to automobile traffic as local merchants on Main Street, in Old Mill Town and along Fifth Avenue S. hand out candy for trick-or-treaters in the event focusing on safety. Info: 425-776-6711.
Halloween carnival &silent auction — 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 15: 17th annual Shoreline Cooperative Preschool Halloween event features games, prizes, pony rides and bouncy castle, at Aldercrest Learning Center gym, 2545 NE 200th St., Shoreline. Cost: $2 per family, or $1 with a canned food donation for the food bank. For ages 1-8. Info: 206-362-3257.
Hamlin Halloween Haunt — 6-8:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 21: Shoreline Parks &Rec hosts campfire spooky songs and tales, 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.
Halloween Costume Carnival — 9 a.m.-noon Monday, Oct. 31: Costume parade, special games and hands-on art projects, at the Indoor Playground at Spartan Recreation Center Gymnasium, 18560 1st Ave. NE. For ages 1-4. Cost: $2 per child. Info: 206-418-3383.
Not-So-Scary Halloween — 10:30 a.m. Monday, Oct. 31: “Happy” Halloween stories, songs and non-spooky surprises. Ages 3-6, younger children welcome with adult caregiver. Costumes welcome. Register. At Shoreline Library, 345 NE 175th St. Info: 206-362-7550.
Halloween Party at Central Market — 5-7:30 p.m. Monday, Oct. 31: Don your costume and trick-or-treat at Shoreline’s Central Market, 15505 Westminster Way N. Hayrides, candy, games and entertainment. Free. For ages toddler-12 years, with adult. Info: 206-363-9226 or www.central-market.com.
Halloween Celebration — 2-3 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 29: Stories, crafts and refreshments. Costumes welcome. For families. At Lynnwood Library, 19200 44th Ave. W. Info: 425-778-2148.
Lake Forest Park
Harvest Ball — 2-4 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 30: Friends of the Commons and Shoreline-LFP Seniors host this dance with the big band music of Wes Gallagher’s Band, at Third Place Commons, Lake Forest Park Towne Centre, 17171 Bothell Way NE. Info: 206-366-3333.
Halloween Party — 6 p.m. Monday, Oct. 31: Face painting (begins at 4:30 p.m.), contests, games and trick or treating for treats or UNICEF. At Third Place Commons, Lake Forest Park Towne Centre, 17171 Bothell Way NE. Info: 206-366-3333.
Country Village Safe Halloween — 4-6 p.m. Monday, Oct. 31: Children under age 13 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.
Bothell Safe Halloween — 5-7 p.m. Monday, Oct. 31: Bothell’s Main Street merchants open their doors for safe, easy, and candy-filled trick-or-treating. Info: www.ci.bothell.wa.us or 425-486-7430.
Haunted Trails &Pumpkin Fest — 6:30-10 p.m. Friday &Saturday, Oct. 14, 15, 21, 22: Enjoy guided trail walks with Halloween characters around every turn, at Bastyr University, 14500 Juanita Drive NE, Kenmore. Admission: $9, $8 with canned food donation. Recommended for ages 6 &up. Info: 425-603-3107, www.bastyr.edu.