Families lined city streets, filled local churches and found plenty of candy and fun on Halloween (Oct. 31) in Sequim.
Sequim Gazette photOS by Matthew Nash Dressed as AJ and Blaze from “Blaze and the Monster Machines” television show, Hunter Bushman, 3-and-a-half, trick-or-treats inside the Fifth Avenue on Halloween and receives candy from Carol Mcrae, Rosemary Freed and Norm Chojnicki.
Sequim Gazette photo by Matthew Nash/ Inside the Fifth Avenue’s bat cave, Allison Washburn, 6, bowls as Harry Potter while Avery Anasasi, 6, as Belle waits her turn on Halloween night.
Dressed as a zombie Seahawks cheerleader, 5-year-old Glacier Linch pulls a lollipop for a prize with help from church member Judy Norton at Faith Lutheran Church’s Harvest Festival on Halloween night.
At right: Zoey Smith, dressed as Freddy Krueger, receives some candy from volunteer Sequim police officer Larry Smith on Halloween in Centennial Place.
The Ghostbusters team of Max, 9, mom Jaycie, and Mary Wakefield, 4, find some treats at the Co-Op Farm & Garden on Halloween.
Sequim Gazette photo by Matthew Nash/ Juliet Breitbach, 1-year-old Donovan Breitbach, and six-year-old Zeke Huisman walk business to business in Creamery Square on Halloween during the Sequim Merchant’s annual event.
Sequim Gazette photo by Matthew Nash/ The Addams Family, from left, Cousin Itt (Greg Good), Grandmama (Erica Harris), Uncle Fester (Erik Good), Morticia (Nikki Sather) and Wednesday (Stella Good) trick-or-treat on Halloween during the Sequim Merchant’s annual event.
Sequim Gazette photo by Matthew Nash/ The back of the Sequim Gazette and Sunshine Cafe is converted into a monster thanks to Lara Stanton and Brian Keyte.
Sequim Gazette photo by Matthew Nash/ Beth Pratt, executive director of the Sequim-Dungeness Valley Chamber of Commerce, helps trick-or-treaters cross Washington Street on Halloween.
Outside Pondicherri, Kathy Greenwald, operations manager, left, and Kathy Nichols, sales associate, pass out candy on Halloween to passers-by.
Sequim Gazette photo by Matthew Nash/ Flappers, from left, Alyssa Shepherd, Ashley Possin, Annaliece Possin and Alexis Shepherd hand out candy in front of Cedarbrook Lavender on Halloween. It was their second year in a group costume, Alyssa said.
Sequim Gazette photo by Matthew Nash/ Lucca Schieffen dressed as Luffy from the anime and TV show “One Piece” trick-or-treats inside the Fifth Avenue on Halloween.
Sequim Gazette photo by Matthew Nash/ Olivia Knight dressed in 1980s attire goes trick-or-treating inside the Fifth Avenue on Halloween.
Sequim Gazette photo by Matthew Nash/ Residents of Sherwood Village enjoy this fun decoration on Halloween.
Keith Thorpe/Olympic Peninsula News Group/ Fern Ollerman, 7, of Sequim nets skulls in a fish tank hoping for treats during Saturday’s Scaredy Cats Howl-o-ween Fall Festival & Haunted House at the Olympic Peninsula Humane Society’s Kitty City cat campus near Carlsborg. The event featured food, music, treats and a variety of spooky decore, including an animatronic haunted house. The festival was a benefit for the society’s operations.
Keith Thorpe/Olympic Peninsula News Group/ Daria O’Neill, 9, of Sequim empties the innards of a pumpkin at Sequim Prairie Grange Fall Festival & Trunk or Treat on Saturday at the grange hall and grounds near Carlsborg. The festival featured pumpkin carving, children’s games and treats handed out to costumed youngsters.
Keith Thorpe/Olympic Peninsula News Group/ Sonnie Fountain, 8, of Sequim plays an oversized version of the “Operation” game under the direction of Sequim High School freshman Lillian Anderson during Saturday’s Haunted Hallways holiday event at the school. Haunted Hallways featured a portion of the school set aside for a variety of Halloween games and attractions hosted by students as a benefit for the Sequim Food Bank.
Keith Thorpe/Olympic Peninsula News Group/ Jessica Jackson of Joyce, and her son, Blakely Baker, 5 months, poses for a selfie with a herd of inflatable dinosaurs ridden by employees of Port Angeles-based Eleven Eleven Dental during Tuesday’s Halloween trick-or-treating in downtown Port Angeles. Riders, were, from left, Erica Ostteen, Taylor Peabody, Krystal Feris, Emma Lindberg, Kelly Wheeleer and Alexis Perry.
Photo courtesy of Joey Lazzaro / In full holiday costume wear, members of The Cat’s Meow Swing Quartet take a break from entertaining the Port Angeles Senior Center’s “The Senior Swingers” dance club on Halloween. Pictured, fromleft, are John Zuerner (saxophone), Jack Smith (drums), Joey Lazzaro (trumpet/flugelhorn), Richard Crowell (guitar) and Brennan Van Blair (bass).