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Fall/Halloween events 2014

carved architecture pumpkins (Source: Professor Jon Davey PhD, AIA) carved architecture pumpkins (Source: Professor Jon Davey PhD, AIA)
(KFVS) - Check out these 2014 fall and Halloween events across the Heartland. 

You can email news@kfvs12.com with your fall event.

Missouri

Celebrate Halloween at the Bollinger County Museum of Natural History in Marble Hill on Friday, Oct. 31, 2014. Enjoy games, crafts, activity sheets, and more! Children 12 years and under will receive a Free treat bag, with their paid admission from Noon to 6 p.m. Regular Museum Admission will apply. For more information call 573/238-1174 or email bcmnh@sbcglobal.net

Lawless Harley Davidson in Scott City, Mo. has teamed up with SEMO HOG (Harley Owners Group) to offer area kids a safe alternative to traditional  Trick-or-Treating. The Scott City-based Harley-Davidson dealer will be hosting the first annual Boo Bash on Friday, Oct. 31 from 4:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. The event is a take on the popular "Trunk-or-Treats," but with a motorcycle flair. In addition to the saddlebag grab, the dealership will provide complimentary hot dogs, sodas and s'mores while supplies last. For more information on the Boo Bash, contact Michelle Long at 573-334-7716.

The Grotto presents "The Haunted Grotto" Oct. 24-31 at 7 p.m. nightly. Admission is $10 and it's located at 3102 Kennedy Lane in Poplar Bluff, Mo. For more information you can call Greg Dortch at 718-9625 or Shawn Hanley at 718-1532.

The city of Bloomfield, MO City Hall at 400 North Prairie will be handing out candy from 4 - 6 p.m. on October 31. 
There is another storytelling event that will be held at the Cape Girardeau, MO Public Library on October 18. The storytelling will be at 11 a.m. This event is free.

A Haunted Downtown Walking Tour in Cape Girardeau, MO is set for for Oct. 27 at 7 p.m., and at 8:30 p.m. It all starts at Boardman Pavilion in Hutson's Parking Lot. Cost per person is $20 or $30 per couple. If you'd like more information contact 573-986-6879. There are more dates set for the tour: October 9, 16, 23, 27, 28, 29, 30.

The Black Forest Haunted Ghost Town is on Saturday October 18 from 7:00 p.m. to 10:30 p.m.The tour lasts for 30 minutes. The tour also has runs on Oct. 17, 24, 25, and 31. The cost is $7 for adults and $5 for children ages 6-12. Location to the Black Forest Haunted Ghost Town is 2728 County Road 638, in Cape Girardeau, MO.

The Haunted Hall of Horrors is on  Saturday, Oct. 18 at 7 p.m. or at 11 p.m. The cost is $7 for ages 6 and up. For ages 5 and under is $5. The Haunted Hall of Horrors is located at A.C. Brase Arena Building in Cape Girardeau, MO.

On Saturday, Oct. 18 at 7 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. you can through dark hallways, themed rooms, and a unique maze. The Black Forest Haunted Ghost Town tour lasts for 30 minutes and if you can not be there on the 18 but would like to still be apart of it you can also attend on these dates: 17, 24, 25, and 31. The cost is $7 for adults and $5 for children ages 6-12. Location to the Black Forest Haunted Ghost Town is 2728 County Road 638, in Cape Girardeau, MO.

Fall Colors in Cape Girardeau, MO. If you'd like to see some more of the Fall colors that are around Cape Girardeau there are plenty of places you can go and explore! Take a walk around Cape Rock Park and see all the beautiful colors of Fall. Still up for more beautiful scenery? Another good place to go is Trail of Tears State Park. You can get some exercise while you're walking through looking at all the different colors. You also get the opportunity to see an outlook of the Mississippi River. Bollinger Mill State Historic Site is another site you could go see the color changes of the leaves. It's a 30 minute drive from Cape Girardeau and you could bring a picnic to enjoy the Civil War era while you're also enjoying the view of the different colors. There's yet another place for the beautiful Fall colors and that place would be none other than Capaha Park, the one place you have to go there is the rose garden. A good place to go see the oldest Beech tree in the state of Missouri is Old Bridge Overlook Park; while you get a good look at the bright blue sky. The Missouri Department of Conservation has a great place for seeing the leaves change colors.

Are you up for a super scary event for the holiday season? The Retribution in Cape Girardeau at 211 N Spring Street features a 30 minute thrill ride along! During this event you'll be coming face to face with blood thirsty zombies, chainsaw maniacs, demented clowns, and so much more. The cost is $10-$13.

Crossroads Church in Jackson, MO will have a Tractor Treat. This is October 31 from 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. It's free for all ages! There will be games, bounce houses, candy, hotdogs, hayrides, mazes, scary house, toddler play area and more! Crossroads Church is located at 4400 East Jackson Boulevard.

There will be a Hip Hop Halloween Weekend event! The event will be held at 2320 Kanell Blvd Poplar Bluff, MO. The doors will open at 7 p.m.  on Saturday, Nov. 1. Tickets are $10 in advance or they will be $15 at the door. During this event there will be a sexy costume contest and the winner gets cash money. This event will also include live performances by R.T.R and O.E.M.G. For ticket info call or text: 573-300-2899 or 573-727-4892. 

Illinois

Waterkotte Harley-Davidson is hosting a Trunk or Treat on Friday, Oct. 31 from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. at the Waterkotte Harley-Davidson parking lot at 205 N. 44th Street in Mount Vernon, IL. Come deck out your trunk and bring candy for the kids!

Friday, October 31 at 407 South Forest Street, Carbondale at the Buckminster Fuller Dome Home will have 70 carved architecture pumpkins on display with candy from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Elm Street Baptist Church in Murphysboro, Ill. will have its annual Trunk or Treat on Friday, Oct. 31. Members of the church will be giving out candy and treats to children from 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. as a safe alternative to Halloween. The church is located on the corner of 19th and Elm Streets.

University Mall in Carbondale will host its annual Mall-O-Ween event Oct. 31, 2014 beginning at 4 p.m. at Grand Court, in front of JCPenney. The event will feature a costume contest, two spooky shows and mall-wide trick-or-treating for all area kids age 12 and under. The costume contest will kick off at 5 p.m. with registration beginning at 4 p.m. Age categories are as follows: 0-3; 4-6; 7-9 and 10-12. First, second and third place winners in each age category will receive prizes. Don't miss our spooky shows. The first show will be performed by Mr. Twist, the balloon artist, featuring Frankenstein at 4:30 p.m. The second show, Spooky Science, will be held at 6 p.m. at The Science Center.

The official Trick-or-Treat hours for Carbondale, Ill. children will be from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 31. Residents wishing to welcome trick-or-treaters should turn on their porch and exterior lights. It is recommended that trick-or-treaters wear reflective tape or clothing and that parents check all treats for potentially harmful objects.

You are invited to Alto Vineyards' first-ever Murder Mystery Dinner in Alto Pass, IL. Upstage Production Co. of St. Louis will be treating us to 'Murder at the Haunted Winery', Thursday, October 30, starting at 6 p.m. Alto's own Chef Anne will be preparing dinner utilizing local ingredients for a gourmet three-course meal. If interested in attending, please call 618.893.4898 to secure your reservations.

The Annual Haunted Barn runs every Friday and Saturday in October and November 1 from 7 to 11 p.m. This event is located on 625 Devillez RD, Harrisburg, IL. Be sure to watch for signs RT 45 between Eldorado and Harrisburg. It is $7 for adults and $4 for kids 13and underr.Theree will be special group rates for Hayrides for groups of 10 people or more.

Kentucky

The Marshall at Graves, KY Halloween football, Trunk-Treat event is free to costumed elementary kids, younger with adult ticket-buyer. Graves and Marshall County families can enjoy high school football and Halloween when the Eagles host the Marshals Friday, Oct. 31. Children, elementary school-aged and younger in costume, may enter the game free-of-charge at 7:30 p.m., and enter the Trunk or Treat tailgating area between 5:30 p.m. and 7 p.m., when accompanied by a ticket-buying adult. Adult tickets cost $5 each. Each adult may bring one child or more and is responsible for supervising any children they bring.

McCracken County Sheriff Jon Hayden says the community is still on track for night of October 31, 2014 for the 3rd Annual Operation Safe Halloween. There will also be a kid's band playing at the event. Contact the sheriff's office if your business wants to participate. Hayden says to please remember to bring an item from the Hope Unlimited Needs List

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