Texoma Halloween Events

By: KXII-TV Staff Email
By: KXII-TV Staff Email

Fort Washita Walking Ghost Stories
October 26-29
Reservations required. Saturday night sold out.
3348 State Road 199, Ft. Washita, OK

Chickasaw Nation "Spooky Tales"
The Chickasaw Nation Division of Arts and Humanities will host "Spooky Tales" 6 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 27 in Ada, Okla.

The free event is open to public and includes Native American and contemporary storytelling by Chickasaw storytellers Lorie Robbins, Dixie Brewer and Stephanie Scott.

"Spooky Tales" is presented as part of the National Arts and Humanities Month celebration in Chickasaw Nation.

The event will be conducted in the facility's Black Box Theatre. Attendees are encouraged to bring mats and blankets to sit on.

The Chickasaw Nation Division of Arts and Humanities is located at 201 North Broadway. For more information, visit www.chickasaw.net/ah or call (580) 272-5520.

To Be Frank(enstein)
A New Play from Creative Arts Center of Bonham Kidz Crew
October 28 & 29 at 7pm and October 30th at 2pm
COSTUME CONTEST WITH CASH PRIZE & SILENT AUCTION - opening night, beginning at 5:30 p.m.
Tickets $5 (kids 12 & under), $8 (students/seniors 55+), $10 adults
At the door and in advance at the Creative Arts Center, 200 W. 5th in Bonham. Call Barbara Reeves at 903-640-2196 or email barbaralreeves@cableone.net

Haunted Trail
October 28 at 7 pm
Pecan Grove Park, Sherman
$5.00 per person
City of Sherman Parks & Recreation

The trail features creepy crawlers, ghoulish delights, blazing jack o'lanterns, and scary creatures. The Haunted Trail is recommended for adults and children ages 9 and older. Volunteers are needed!

Kim Hobbs City of Sherman
Phone: 903.892.7344
Email: kimh@ci.sherman.tx.us

Lake Fannin Big Foot Sighting and Halloween Party
Oct. 29 at the historic Lake Fannin Lodge, 6:00 p.m.

Ladies Shopping Spooktacular
October 29, 2011
Time: 10:00 AM - 06:00 PM

Pumpkins in the Park
Saturday, October 29, 2011
Time: 05:00 PM - 08:00 PM
***Game Booths***
***Petting Zoo***
***Concession Stand***
***Candy will be distributed at each game booth***
Parkside Baptist Church
301 N. Lilis Ln.
Denison, TX
Contact Information: Ron Urban, 903-465-1686, ron@thepark.org

Colbert Halloween Fest
The Colbert Police Reserves will be having its first annual Halloween Festival in the city park, Oct 29th from 4pm to 9pm. There will be games, large bounce house, food candy and its a safe place for kids and familes to come out and enjoy themselves.

St. John’s Episcopal Church Pottsboro, TX
760 Hwy 120 just West of SH 289

2nd Annual “TRUNK or TREAT”
Saturday Oct. 29th 4-6 p.m.
Much like Trick or Treating from house to house...this will take place from car trunk to car trunk in the parking lot of St. Johns. Halloween candy and goodies will be handed out. All children 16 and younger are invited to come in costume and participate!


Monsters on Main - October 31

Denison Main Street and the downtown businesses will host Monsters on Main on Monday, October 31, in Downtown Denison. They are teaming up to provide a safe alternative to celebrating Halloween. The Trick or Treat will be from 6:00 until 8:00 p.m. from the 200 block of Main to the 600 block.

The popular costume contest will be held at 7 p.m. in Heritage Park at Main and Burnett. The contest will be divided into age groups 0-1, 2-3, 4-6, 7-12, 13-17, and adult. Prizes will be awarded for each group.

Staying within the boundaries will be safer for children as the streets will be closed in the designated locations. As an additional safety measure, children are asked to take candy only from those wearing the official participant sticker. The people wearing this matching sticker have signed up ahead of time and are authorized participants.
Call Denison Main Street at 903-464-4452 for more information.

Sherman Fright Fest

Fright Fest is a Halloween event sponsored by the Sherman Police Department that offers kids and parents a safe, controlled environment in which to trick-or-treat. It was started after the attacks on 9-11 to give parents a feeling of security.

Basically, contact is made with as many businesses, government agencies, church groups, and other organizations as possible and arrange for them to set up a booth and hand out candy. The event is held on the municipal grounds in Sherman (across from Bearcat Stadium). This is a free event.

The event is scheduled for Monday night, October 31, on the municipal grounds from 6pm - 8:30pm.

Austin College 'Roo Boo

Monday, October 31, from 6-8 p.m. in Sid Richardson Center of the Robert T. Mason Athletic-Recreation Complex, off Brockett Street and just east of the football stadium.

Children 12 and younger, accompanied by parents, are invited to wear their costumes and take part in this free event, which attracts several hundred participants each year.

The event is a safe alternative to traditional trick-or-treating and will include more than 30 carnival-style booths with games, as well as a bounce house. While plenty of free candy and activities will be available, no food or drink will be provided.

Downtown Trick or Treat - Durant, OK
Oct 31st, 2011, 5:30pm-7pm

Treat or Treating on the Square
begins at 5:30 p.m. in downtown Bonham
Oct. 31

Frank Buck Zoo
Gainesville, TX

Zoo Boo a non-scary, safe, family friendly evening of treats, community & fun! Special event admission for the night is $6 for adults & $8 for children 1 year and up. Zoo will close at 4pm and reopen @ 6:00-8:00 pm (last tickets sold @ 7:30pm) for Zoo Boo.

Trick or Treat at Wesley Village Retirement Community
2800 Loy Lake Rd, Denison
Oct 31
front lobby

Whitesboro First Baptist Church Trunk or Treat
A safe, non-threatening alternative to the normal activities of the day. We will have candy and we will be dressed up in bible characters. It will be Monday October 31, 2011 at the CLC parking lot on Center St in Whitesboro TX at 8:00pm.

Pauls Valley's BOO ON THE BRICKS Celebration
Monday, Oct. 31, 2011 from 4-6 pm Downtown
For more information, contact the Main Street Office at 405-238-2555

Halloween Dance
Saturday, October 29, 2011, 6 pm – 9 pm
Sponsored by Sunshine Industries, Inc.
Sunshine Adult Day Services, 945 10th SE, Ardmore, OK
(Corner of Lake Murray and 10th SE)
Music By: Pam Ozment Band
$5.00 per person
Sunshine staff does not provide supervision and monitoring during dance. On Duty Staff Person(s)
Free. Costume Contest. Pop and Cookies Provided
For More Information Contact:
Sandra Morgan at (580) 226-1444
Tammie Long at (580) 226-3385

Tuesday, November 1st

It's that time of year again and Lake Texoma Dental Care is having their second annual Treats for Troops. Dr. McAnaney is redefining the phrase "put your money where your mouth is". This Halloween, trick-or-treaters can bring their excess candy to Lake Texoma dental Care in Denison, Texas and receive $1 per pound. Dr. Stephen McAnaney is leading this anti-decay and troop supporting movement by giving away dollars and electric glowing toothbrushes in exchange for cavity-provoking candy.

Kids can still have all of the fun of trick-or-treating, and now earn money for their piggy banks. All candy, non-perishable items and donations will be shipped to Operation Gratitude to be distributed to our troops. Our service men and women greatly appreciate all the support they get from the boys and girls back home in the states and they use the candy to generate good will in the communities where they are serving. If you want to know more information about the project, visit the website at www.halloweencandybuyback.com or www.operationgratitude.com.

Candy will be collected at Lake Texoma Dental care on Tuesday, November 1st from 4:00 - 7:00pm. The candy must be unopened. Please no bites. The candy, perishable items and donations will then be shipped to Operation Gratitude.

Halloween Candy Buy-Back
at All About Smiles Dentistry, 724 N. Washington in Durant
Wednesday, Nov. 2nd, 3 - 6 pm.

We will pay $1.00 per pound for all UNOPENED Halloween candy. The candy then will be sent to Operation Gratitude who will put it in care -packages for our American soldiers oversees. It is completely a non-profit event that we are hosting that we thought would be a wonderful way to get the kids involved by advocating dental health in getting rid of excess candy and helping them be part of a charitable event. We will be giving away free toothbrushes and incentive coupons for kids from local restaurants. This year we are also giving away a new bike to the child who brings in the most candy!

For more information on the program, please go to www.halloweencandybuyback.com

Sherman 4201 Texoma Pkwy (903) 892 -8123 Ardmore 2624 S. Commerce (580) 223-0946
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