Halloween Happenings in Sheridan County

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HALLOWEEN HAPPENINGS

IN THE SHERIDAN AREA – 2013
(events open to the public)

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FRIDAY, OCTOBER 18

Carrie at Centennial Theatres
36 E. Alger
2013 reimagining of the classic horror tale Carrie. Not for the weak hearted! R rated. Showing October 18 thru October 31. Call (307) 672-9811 (recording) or visit www.sheridanmovies.com for showtimes.


THURSDAY, OCTOBER 24

Fall Festival in Story
5:00-7:00 pm
Story Elementary School, 103 Fish Hatchery Road in Story
Fall festival for the whole family. Family photos, cakewalk, family activities and games. Special event is the chili cookoff ($25 entry), a fundraiser to help purchase gym equipment for the school. Free admission. For more information and to get chili cookoff entry forms, call the Story school at (307) 683-2316.


SATURDAY, OCTOBER 26

Pet-O-Ween
11:00 am – 1:00 pm
Kendrick Park
13th Annual Pet Costume Contest at the Kendrick Park band shell. Bring your costumed pet and compete for prizes in three categories — Scariest, Most Creative, and Funniest. Treats for all entries. Entry fee is $5 per pet, with proceeds to benefit the Dog & Cat Shelter. Also enter the raffle for many other prizes. Music and fun for the whole family. Bring dog or cat food, which will be shared with people who are struggling to afford feeding their pets. For more information, call the Shelter at (307) 674-7694 or Kandy DeTavernier at (307) 763-1146.

Sheridan Jaycees Downtown Halloween Parade
2:00-3:30 pm
Meet on Grinnell Plaza in Historic Downtown Sheridan
The Sheridan Jaycees will be taking the kids trick or treating to the downtown businesses. So be sure to wear your costume – and maybe get a prize in the costume contest too. Bring your own bucket or bag (or something even bigger??). Ages 0-10. For more information, contact Brianna Straub at (307) 217-1593.

Big Horn Mountain Eagles Children’s Halloween Party
4:00-6:00 pm
Eagles Aerie #4169, 1760 Commercial Ave.
For children age 10 and under. Games, prizes, treats, and costume contest. Free admission. (Party for adults follows at 7:00 pm.) For more information, contact the Eagles office at (307) 674-9010.

Halloween Party at the Holiday Inn Oasis Lounge
8:00 pm – 2:00 am
Holiday Inn Oasis Lounge, 1809 Sugarland Drive
Music. Ghoulish hors d’oeurves. Jello Shots; special Halloween drink prices. Prizes for the best costumes (mystery costume judge). For more information, call Nicole Pearce or the Oasis Lounge at (307) 672-8931.


WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 30

Halloween at Sugarland Ridge
6:00-7:30 pm
Emeritus at Sugarland Ridge, 1551 Sugarland Drive
Games and treats, for ages 0-12. Wear your costume! Free admission. For more information, call Theresa Hamilton at (307) 674-5575.

Harvest Festival
6:00- 7:30 pm
Church of the Nazarene, 907 Bellevue Ave.
Fun for all ages! A variety of food, fun, and games. For more information, call (307) 672-2505.


THURSDAY, OCTOBER 31

Halloween Costume Contest
8:00 am – 5:00 pm
Northeast Wyoming Pediatric Associates, P.C., 916 Jackson Ave. (across from the hospital)
Drop by the office in costume and be entered in the Halloween costume contest! First prize is $100, 2nd prize $50, 3rd prize $25. Ages 21 and under. For more information, call the office at (307) 675-5555.

Halloween at McDonald’s
4:00-8:00 pm
McDonald’s at 2146 Coffeen Ave. & 2590 N. Main St.
Free hamburger for kids age 10 and under who stop by in costume. For more information, contact McDonald’s at (307) 673-1100 (Coffeen) or (307) 672-5900 (N. Main).

Trunk-or-Treat Halloween in Dayton
5:00-7:00 pm
Tongue River Valley Community Center Parking Lot, 1100 Main St., Dayton
Trunk or treating at the community center, open to all. In costume, of course. Will move inside the center if weather is bad. For more information, contact Erin Kilbride at (307) 655-9419.

Family Fall Fun Fest
5:00-8:00 pm
Sheridan Wesleyan Church, 404 W. Brundage Lane
Bring your kids, wear costumes (no scary costumes, please), enjoy the Fun On The Go inflatables, candy, professional photos, and games. Free and open to the public. For more information, call the church office at (307) 672-0612.

First United Methodist Church Trunk or Treat
5:30-7:30 pm
First United Methodist Church Parking Lot, 215 W. Works
The church is providing the (car) trunks and the treats, but they want to see you and your costumes! For more information, call the church office at (307) 672-9779.

Trick or Treating at The Powder Horn
6:00-7:30 pm
Powder Horn Golf Community
Come to the Powder Horn for your trick or treating! Definitely wear your costume. Meet at the Powder Horn Clubhouse to catch one of the Sheridan Trolleys, to take you to designated homes in the community for trick or treating. All children must be accompanied by an adult. No charge, but first come first served. For more information, call Jenny at (307) 673-4800, Ext 310.

Halloween at Sheridan Manor
6:00-8:00 pm
Sheridan Manor, 1851 Big Horn Ave.
Trick or Treat Safely (“TOTS”). For kids of all ages. Games, food, treats. Wear your costume! For more information, call Breann Brady at Sheridan Manor, (307) 673-2116

Halloween at Westview
6:30-8:00 pm
Westview Health Care Center, 1990 W. Loucks St.
Come trick or treating in the hallways at Westview. For ages 1-10, accompanied by an adult. Wear your costume! For more information, contact Yvette Voogd at (307) 672-9789.


SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 2

Halloween Candy Buy-Back
10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Bighorn Pediatric Dentistry, 531 Coffeen Ave.
Bring in your extra Halloween candy! We’ll buy back your unopened candy ($1 per pound, maximum 5 pounds). Then we’ll send all of the candy to Operation Gratitude, an organization that will make individual holiday packages for our troops and ship them overseas to our soldiers stationed in war zones. What a great way to brighten the day of an American soldier! For more information, call Bighorn Pediatric Dentistry at (307) 674-5437.

Zombie Movie & Costume Contest
10:30 am – 2:00 pm
Sheridan County Fulmer Public Library, 335 W. Alger
Get yourself in the mood for the CHAPS Zombie 5K later in the afternoon! Showing a zombie (Halloween) movie – likely to be R rated – and a costume contest. So come in costume if you can – prizes will be awarded. Zombie makeup also available (after the film) for those who don’t have their own. Families also have the option to just come at 12:45 pm to participate in the makeup booth and costume contest. No charge to attend. For more information, call the library at (307) 674-8585 Ext 29

CHAPS Zombie 5K Walk/Run & “Nightmare on Grinnell Street” After-Party
(rescheduled from October 5)
2:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Start and end on Grinnell Plaza
5K walk/run through zombie obstacles, on a route through downtown Sheridan. “Just follow the blood splatter – keep your wits – migrate to the less populated areas – use your head!” Enter as either a walker/runner OR as a zombie. Then join in the “Nightmare on Grinnell Street” after-party and awards. $25 in advance for human entries ($30 at the event). $20 for zombie entries ($30 at the event). Must be age 12 or older. Awards given for the zombie securing the most lives, the best zombie, the first female runner back with at least one life, and the first male runner back with at least one life. For those not participating in the race, you can still come to watch AND come to the party (3:00-6:00 pm); donations will be appreciated. For more information and the registration form and rules, contact Jill Moriarty at Bella Bling, (307) 751-8101, or Spencer Kraft at Kraft’s Jewelry, (307) 752-7550. Or visit www.chapsequineassistedtherapy.org for the registration form and rules. Proceeds to benefit CHAPS Equine Assisted Therapy.


ALSO….

You’ll also want to drive by the home of Agnes Blaney, 1200 S. Thurmond, to see her outdoor decorations – another real Halloween treat!

 

 

Compiled by the Sheridan County Chamber of Commerce
Last updated: 10.17.2013

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