Charissa Decker surprises her daughter Wren, 5, with a cake she won during the Cake Walk at the the Sequim Prairie Grange’s Country Fair on Oct. 27. Sequim Gazette photo by Matthew Nash

Charissa Decker surprises her daughter Wren, 5, with a cake she won during the Cake Walk at the the Sequim Prairie Grange’s Country Fair on Oct. 27. Sequim Gazette photo by Matthew Nash

Halloween haunts set across Sequim through Oct. 31

While community members got into the spirit of Halloween last weekend with several events, there’s still time for more tricks and treats this Halloween in Sequim with these activities:

Wednesday, Oct. 31

• Merchants offer candy downtown

Trick or treat with businesses downtown from 3-5 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 31. The free event, sponsored by the Sequim-Dungeness Valley Chamber of Commerce and Sequim Merchants, features business owners with a posted picture of a pumpkin in their window handing out treats to children.

• Costume contest at Peninsula Mortgage

Peninsula Mortgage, 720 E. Washington St., Suite 106, invites children 12 and under to participate in a costume contest from 3-5 p.m. on Halloween. One costume wins a basket of spooky goodies on Monday, Nov. 5. Children must have a parent with them to sign a photo release. Trick-or-treating also available in the Sequim Professional Park.

• Children eat free at Applebee’s on Halloween

The Sequim Applebee’s Neighborhood Grill & Bar, 130 River Road, participates in the franchise’s “Kids Eat Free” event Wednesday, Oct. 31. Families who dine-in at their local Applebee’s restaurant receive two free kids’ meals with the purchase of each adult entrée. Children 12 years and younger can choose from a variety of entrées from a Kids’ Menu, accompanied by their choice of a side dish and juice, milk or chocolate milk.

• Faith Lutheran sets harvest event

Faith Lutheran Church, 382 W. Cedar St., Sequim, hosts a Harvest Happening from 5-7 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 31. Event includes free food, candy, games, a cake walk and crafts. Friendly costumes encouraged.

• Food for Fun at King’s Way

King’s Way Foursquare Church hosts “The Bash – Food for Fun” from 5-8 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 31, at 1023 Kitchen-Dick Road. It features games, bounce houses, pony rides, a rock-climbing wall and more. Admission is a food donation which goes to the Sequim Food Bank. Hot dogs and snacks will be available for purchase. Friendly costumes are welcome. Call 360-683-8020 or email to info@thekingsway.net for more information.

• Trunk or Treat at Eastern Hills

From 6-8 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 31, Eastern Hills Community Church, 91 Savannah Lane, in Carlsborg, hosts a Trunk or Treat with hot dogs, bounce houses, train rides, music and more. Call 360-681-4367 for more information.

• Notice to parents of Sequim schools

Halloween at Greywolf and Helen Haller Elementary Schools will be a “business as usual” school day. The schools will not have costumes nor classroom parties. Costumes, masks, face paint, fake wounds/blood and weapons will not be allowed. Students who wear costumes to school will be asked to remove them and put them in their backpacks.

Greywolf staff encourages students to wear black, orange, yellow and white to school on Halloween. Students are asked to save their Halloween costumes for after-school activities.

Both Sequim Middle School and Sequim High School allow costumes but no masks, heavy face paint and/or weapons. Costumes must follow school dress code.

• One more day in Neverland

The Pumpkin Patch, a 33-acre farm at the corner of U.S. Highway 101 and Kitchen-Dick Road, opens daily from noon-6 p.m. through Wednesday, Oct. 31. Entry to the “Neverland” maze costs $5 for all ages. U-pick pumpkins vary in cost depending on the size, type and style of pumpkin. The farm also offers a pumpkin shoot daily, fees apply, and a wagon ride on weekends.

Makenna Nash, 4, winds up for a throw to win a treat as her sister Riley, 9, and grandma Joanna watch at the Sequim Prairie Grange’s Country Fair on Oct. 27. Sequim Gazette photo by Matthew Nash

Makenna Nash, 4, winds up for a throw to win a treat as her sister Riley, 9, and grandma Joanna watch at the Sequim Prairie Grange’s Country Fair on Oct. 27. Sequim Gazette photo by Matthew Nash

Scarlet Glavin, 3, of Sequim tries her hand at the ring toss as Kody Nash, 13, looks on at the Sequim Prairie Grange’s Country Fair. Sequim Gazette photo by Matthew Nash

Scarlet Glavin, 3, of Sequim tries her hand at the ring toss as Kody Nash, 13, looks on at the Sequim Prairie Grange’s Country Fair. Sequim Gazette photo by Matthew Nash

Bob Clark signals to Vicki Lowe to stop the music for the Cake Walk so that he can choose a winner during the Sequim Prairie Grange’s Country Fair. Lowe played multiple songs including “I’m a little Teapot” and “This old Man.” Sequim Gazette photo by Matthew Nash

Bob Clark signals to Vicki Lowe to stop the music for the Cake Walk so that he can choose a winner during the Sequim Prairie Grange’s Country Fair. Lowe played multiple songs including “I’m a little Teapot” and “This old Man.” Sequim Gazette photo by Matthew Nash

Aubrey Riley, 5, of Sequim searches for treasure as Helen Bucher watches at the Sequim Prairie Grange’s Country Fair. Sequim Gazette photo by Matthew Nash

Aubrey Riley, 5, of Sequim searches for treasure as Helen Bucher watches at the Sequim Prairie Grange’s Country Fair. Sequim Gazette photo by Matthew Nash

Children gather for the costume contest at the Boys & Girls Club’s Oct. 27 Halloween event. Sequim Gazette photo by Matthew Nash

Children gather for the costume contest at the Boys & Girls Club’s Oct. 27 Halloween event. Sequim Gazette photo by Matthew Nash

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