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Posted: Friday, October 28, 2011 5:00 am | Updated: 7:44 am, Fri Oct 28, 2011.

Show Low Spooktacular Festival - Celebrate Halloween Saturday, Oct. 29, at the second annual Spooktacular Festival from noon to 8 p.m. in downtown Show Low on Cooley between 9th and 11th Streets and 9th Street between Cooley and Hall, presented by Show Low Main Street.

The event is free to the public and features the popular Trunk or Treat (a long tradition in Show Low), Power 95's Scaryoke (perform your favorite Halloween-themed song and compete for prizes), a haunted house, Kiddie Town with carnival games, Halloween-themed contests, a car bash and live entertainment-all in a festival atmosphere.

Local businesses and organizations are invited to set up and operate a trunk or booth at the Spooktacular Festival at no charge. This is an inexpensive way to market your business or organization while giving back to the community at the same time. Businesses and organizations may participate in the entire event or the Trunk or Treat portion only, scheduled from 5-8 p.m. To register your business or organization or for more information, contact Steve North at (928) 532-4124.

The Show Low's Spooktacular Festival is a great opportunity for families, businesses and organizations in the White Mountains to get out and safely enjoy Halloween.

Harvest Festival

Monday, Oct. 31st from 5-7:30 p.m., activities include games, live music, trunk or treat, free photo of your family and a costume contest. Hosted by Linden Hills Family Fellowship SBC. Located at the White Mountain Square Dance Club, 1105 Old Highway 160 in Show Low.


AFAA's Trunk-Or-Treat

Mark your calendar for the AFAA's Trunk-Or-Treat Saturday, Oct. 29, from 3-5 p.m. at the Pinetop Lakes Recreation Center, 6050 Wild Rose Trail in Pinetop.

Just show up, costumes are optional but always fun, decorate your trunk on-site, bring non-food treats to handout during the Trunk-or-Treat (stickers, pencils, spinning tops, and other fun items). Bring enough for about 40 kids. There will be games for all ages toddler to adult, and prizes for first, second and third place best decorated trunks. For questions or to find out more about hosting an event, email info@arizonafoodallergy.org.

This will also serve as a wrap-around event for Tucson and Tempe FAAN's Walk for Food Allergy with registration sign-up forms, and fundraising tools to take home with you.

Terror Under the Big Top

Come to the the Haunted House "Terror Under the Big Top" at Lakeside Fire Oct. 29 and 31. The fun starts at 6 p.m. Tickets are $5 each, and with two nonperishable food items, you will get a $1 discount. Proceeds benefit the holiday food drive for the White Mountains.

Halloween carnival, costume mass

A Halloween carnival and costume mass will be held Monday, Oct. 31, at the St. Mary of the Angels in Pinetop. Costume mass starts at 5:30 p.m. and carnival at 6:30 p.m. This annual event is great fun for all ages with old fashioned carnival booths, candy, costume contests, pumpkin carving and pie eating contest, face painting and refreshments. Entrance fee is canned food for the Thanksgiving baskets, bring what you can and share with the less fortunate in our community. Volunteers are needed to help make this event fun and safe for the children. For questions or to volunteer, call Beverly at (928) 367-2087.

Halloween Trunk or Treat

The Town of Pinetop-Lakeside and D&H Realty are again hosting the Halloween Trunk or Treat from 6-8 p.m. Monday, Oct. 31, on Woodland Road at the Mountain Meadow Recreation Complex. Fill your bags with goodies handed out by the community's businesses and organizations. For more information, call the Parks and Recreation Department at (928) 368-6700, ext 3.

Haunted Hayride

Hop on the annual Haunted Hayride that begins at Pinetop Lakes Association Recreation Center, 6050 Wild Rose Trail in Pinetop. You will be taken on a hayride through the Pinetop Lakes Equestrian Center and if you survive, will be taken back to the recreation center. Hayride operates Oct. 28-29. Cost is $5.


Halloween Dance Party

A Halloween Dance Party in Snowflake will be held Saturday, Oct. 29. Come dressed in costumes and bring the kids. Prizes can be won at the door and games for kids who find the "spider ladies" win trick or treat candy. Food and drinks and great music is available. Don't forget that cowboy dances are held once a month. Cost is just $5/person. kids under 5 years are free and family discounts are offered.

Doors open at 7 p.m. for free line dance lessons. DJ Mike Vance will play your choice of music from at 8-11 p.m.

Directions: Look for the lighted pumpkins, they will be in the swap meet parking lot at the White Building entry (in back next to Our Lady Of The Snow).

For more information, call Dora (928) 536-4559, or Katherine (928) 536-4082. All money raised benefits Our Lady of the Snow.


Fifth Annual Trunk or Treat

Saturday, Oct. 29, Fifth Annual Trunk or Treat sponsored by the Heber/Overgaard Chamber of Commerce and Bison Ranch will be held at Bison Ranch from 5-7 p.m. Free hot dogs, chili, hot chocolate and lots of candy. Prizes for best costumes and best decorated truck or trunk. Hayrides and cake walks, all free too. For more information, call the Heber/Overgaard Chamber of Commerce at (928) 535-5777.


Haunted House

The Vernon Fire Department will be sponsoring a Haunted House at the #1 fire station (next to the Vernon Library) Friday, Oct. 28, and Saturday, Oct. 29 from 7-10 p.m.

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