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2009-10-22 / Scene

Halloween Happenings

Halloween carnival

DAVISON — On Oct. 30, the community is invited to an indoor Halloween Carnival 6:30-8:30 p.m. at Rainbow Child Care, 9203 Lapeer Rd.

Activities include games and treats for kids to have a “Spooktacular” time. Admission is $1 for kids, free for adults. Kids must be accompanied by an adult. Details: 810-653-1206. — N.B.

Goodrich announces trick-or-treating hours

GOODRICH — The Village of Goodrich has set trick-or-treating hours for Halloween from 6-7:30 p.m. Atlas Township will sound the siren to designate the start and close of the established hours.

Due to the large number of children coming into the Goodrich neighborhoods, the village council will sponsor a candy drive to help out those who need additional treats. Residents are asked to drop off sealed bags of wrapped candy to the village office, 7338 S. State Rd., or make a cash donation at to purchase candy. Donations and candy can be dropped off 8 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday, 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday and Thursday, 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Wednesday and 8 a.m.-noon Friday.

Village residents in need of additional candy can call the village office to be placed on the list. The number of bags of candy collected/purchased will be divided among those persons calling with their request. Candy will be available for pick up at the village office between noon-5 p.m. Oct. 29 and 8 a.m.-noon Oct. 30.

Details: 810-636-2570. — N.B.

GB Gymnastics announces annual ‘Not So Haunted House’

GRAND BLANC — Grand Blanc Gymnastics announces its annual “Not So Haunted House” event 4-6 p.m. Oct. 24 at the gym, 498 E. Reid Rd.

The event is for children ages 10 and under, and features a fun-themed obstacle course. There is a $5 minimum donation to participate with proceeds benefitting the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society.

Release forms are required of all participants for all activities. Details: 810-694-3222 or visit www.grandblancgymnastics.

org. — N.B.

Halloween fun at Crossroads

FLINT — Looking for a way to start off Halloween? Meet friendly witches, happy ghosts and lots of spooky friends during Crossroads Village’s annual Halloween extravaganza.

Attendees will walk through an enchanted forest where trees have eyes, watch an old-fashioned magic show and ride the Huckleberry Ghost Train Express. Dates of the event are Oct. 23-31. Times are 5-9 p.m. weekdays and noon-9 p.m. weekends. Details: 800-648-7275 or 810-736-7100.

N.B. Trunk-or-Treat

GOODRICH — Goodrich United Methodist Church announces the 2nd Annual Trunk-or-Treat 6-7:30 p.m. Oct. 31 at the church, 8071 S. State Rd.

Children are invited to walk through the parking lot and collect treats from the trunks of cars. Cost is $5 per parking spot with proceeds benefiting youth programs at the church. Details or to reserve a parking spot: Ashley Eddy at 810-636-2444. — N.B.

Mall-wide trick-or-treating

BURTON — Courtland Center, 4190 E. Court St., announces its mall-wide trick-or-treating event 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Oct. 31 in the Center Court.

Also sponsored by CARS108, the event features a live, remote broadcast featuring Rod and Chris from the morning show on CARS108. Children will be able to register within their age group (0- 2, 3-6, 7-9 and 10-12) to win various age-appropriate prizes donated by Courtland Center and Courtland Center tenants.

The Pumpkin Parade starts at noon, and children ages 12 and under are welcome to dress up in their favorite Halloween costume and parade on stage. After the Pumpkin Parade, Rod and Chris will announce the winners of the raffle drawing, and there will be a grand prize given to one boy and one girl within each age group. There also will be 2nd and 3rd place prizes given to one boy and one girl in each age group. Once all the prizes are awarded to each age group, children will enjoy Halloween entertainment and hand outs provided by Genesee District Library.

From 1-2 p.m., children are welcome to trick-or-treat throughout Courtland Center. A list of participating stores will be available at the registration tables in Center Court.

Courtland Center trick-or-treaters are asked to abide by the following rules:

• Only trick-or-treat at the stores that are participating. Each store will either have a person outside its door ready to hand out candy or a sign indicating that they are participating.

• Please visit each store only once when trick-or-treating. Participating stores only have so much candy available.

• Please only trick-or-treat during the hours of 1-2 p.m., in respect to participating stores contributing their time and labor.

Details: 810-744-0742. — N.B.

Halloween Spooktacular

FLINT TWP. — Genesee Valley Center, 3341 S. Linden Rd., announces its Halloween Spooktacular event 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Oct. 24 in the JCPenney Court.

Details: 810-732-4000. — N.B.

Haunted evening at Historic Holly Hotel

HOLLY — The Historic Holly Hotel, 110 Battle Alley, presents an evening of ghosts, hauntings and the paranormal 6:30-11 p.m. Oct. 23.

Kat Tedsen and Bev Rydel, authors of Haunted Travels of Michigan, along with Jenny Marcus and Lisa Mann, founders of Highland Ghost Hunters, will host the event. More than ghost stories and urban legends, the four individuals will tell their most interesting paranormal investigations revealing the surprising evidence. Video and audio will be presented.

At the end of the evening, guests will be invited to participate in a ghost hunt at the historically haunted Holly Hotel, considered one of Michigan’s most haunted locations.

Limited seating is available for the event, so reservations are required. Cost is $46, and the event is for individuals 18 and older. Details or to order tickets: Visit www.hauntedtravelsMI.com/holly. —

N.B.

Halloween at Camp Copneconic

FENTON — Camp Copneconic, 10407 N. Fenton Rd., announces a Halloween fundraiser 1:30-8:30 p.m. Oct. 25. Activities include pony rides, pumpkin carving, archery, face painting, costume contests and dinner.

Cost is $30 (for a parent/child pair), $5 for each additional person and free for children three and under. Proceeds go to help families participate in YMCA of Greater Flint programs.

Details: 810-629-9622. — N.B.

Frankenmuth Halloween Bash

FRANKENMUTH — The Bavarian Inn Lodge, One Covered Bridge Lane, announces a Halloween Bash 8:30 p.m.- 12:30 a.m. Oct. 30.

The Lorelei Lounge inside the lodge will host Halloween parties, featuring nightly entertainment and drink specials. The event is for individuals 21 and older. Details: 989-652-7200. — N.B.

Healthy Halloween Hoedown

FLINT — The Flint Children’s Museum, in partnership with the American Heart Association, announces its Healthy Halloween Hoedown 10 a.m.- 5 p.m. Oct. 24.

The event, which features a day of healthy Halloween fun, includes Halloween games, prizes and a healthy taste test of winning recipes from the EmpowerME2B Recipe contest. Children also are encouraged to wear their costumes to the museum, 1602 W. University Ave.

Cost is $4 per person. Details: www.flintchildrensmuseum.org. — N.B.

Golfoween at Copper Ridge

DAVISON — Copper Ridge Golf Club and Banquet Center, 8475 Atherton Rd., announces Golfoween specials now through Nov. 1.

The Orange Package includes 18 holes with a cart, haunted hayride, warm cider and dinner. Cost is $39.95 for adults and $29.95 for children ages 5- 17. The Yellow Package includes nine holes of golf with a cart, haunted hayride, warm cider and dinner. Cost is $29.95 for adults and $19.95 for children ages 5-17.

The Red Package consists of a haunted hayride, warm cider and dinner. Cost is $19.95 for adults and $12.95 for children ages 5-17. The Black Package consists of only a haunted hayride and cost is $10 for adults and children 5-17. Children under five are free for all packages.

The adult dinner menu includes chicken, pasta, potato, vegetable, dinner rolls and pumpkin pie. The kids’ menu includes macaroni and cheese, pizza, chicken strips and spaghetti.

Copper Ridge also announces live entertainment 7-11 p.m. Friday and Saturday nights during the specials period. Details or reservations: 810-658-

7775 or visit www.copperridgegc.com.

N.B.

Halloween fun at the FCM

FLINT — The Flint Children’s Museum, 1602 W. University Ave., announces its Halloween celebration 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Oct. 31.

Activities include Halloween crafts and games throughout the museum. Children who wear their costumes receive a $1 off admission. Regular admission is $4

per person. Details: www.flintchildrensmuseum.

org. — N.B.

Halloween treats at Cranberries

GOODRICH — Cranberries Café, 10250 Hegel Rd., announce Halloween treats for all kids Oct. 31.

Details: 810-636-3409 or visit www.cranberriescafe.com. — N.B.

Children’s costume party

GRAND BLANC — First Baptist Church of Grand Blanc, G-6106 S. Saginaw St., announces its children’s costume party 6-7:30 p.m. Oct. 24.

The party is for children ages four through the fifth grade. Attendees need to bring a pumpkin to decorate. Activities include games, crafts, snacks and candy to take home. “Davey the Clown” will perform illusions, juggling and comedy. Attendees are asked to not dress in witch or scary costumes.

Details: 810-694-9136. — N.B.

The Haunted Trail Project

GRAND BLANC — Visit The Haunted Trail Project Oct. 23-26 and Oct. 29-31 for a scary good time at Loch Lomond Golf Course, 5267 S. Dort Hwy.

Doors open at dusk and cost is $12, which includes a hayride. Details: 810- 695-0820 or 810-742-1434. — N.B.

Visit the Haunted Forest

BURTON — Those brave enough can venture into the Haunted Forest Oct. 24- 25, 30 and Nov. 1 from dusk until close at the corner of Bristol and Center roads.

Cost is $10 and all proceeds benefit Post 4 “handicapable” scouts. Children under 13 are strongly cautioned against

coming. Details: www.myspace.com/therealhauntedforest.

N.B.

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