In Terre Haute:
• Annual outdoor Halloween event Oct. 30 at The Bridge Church, 19th Street and Eighth Avenue, 3 to 11 p.m.
• Official night of trick-or-treating 6 to 9 p.m. Oct. 31.
• Ivy Tech Community College Terre Haute and Chef Kris Kraut of The Butler’s Pantry host Cooking with Kris: Pick-a-Pumpkin on Oct. 31, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., at Sycamore Farms in Terre Haute. Register by Oct. 25 at ivytech.edu/ccbenefit. Participants pick a pumpkin from the Sycamore Farms pumpkin patch. Each pumpkin will include cooking instructions, a meal kit for a Halloween themed meal, and participants will have the opportunity to win a a special prize, provided by The Butler’s Pantry. The event is part of the Ivy Tech Community & College Benefit Series that benefits locally-owned businesses and the Ivy Tech COVID Relief Fund. Additional pumpkin kits will be available on the day of the event, while supplies last.
In Marshall, Illinois
• City of Marshall, Illinois will host this year's frolic (costume contest) virtually. All entries must be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org by 6 p.m. CDT Oct. 29. Photos will be uploaded to the City Facebook page with the winner announced Nov. 2. Each entry must include age and name. most lines in each category wins. Categories include Newborn-1 year, 2-4 years, 5-7 years, 8-10 years, 11-14 years, 15 & over, and group/family.
• Marshall Area Chamber of Commerce will host a drive-thru trunk or treat on Oct. 31 from 4 to 5 p.m. CDT. If a business/organization/family is interested in setting up a trunk, call the chamber office for more details. Lineup will begin no earlier than 3:45 p.m. Cars MUST enter on West Archer Avenue; no cars will be allowed to enter from North or South Fifth Street. Cars will enter West Archer and travel east. Candy will be distributed from the passenger side of the vehicle; you must stay in your vehicle at all times. Police officers and Chamber staff (in orange vests) will direct traffic. All candy will be prepackaged, and a mask will be worn by those handing out goodies. At 5 p.m., no additional cars will be permitted to enter into the line. Trick or Treat, participants are asked to follow CDC guidelines: www.cdc.gov
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