Here are some of the Halloween-related happenings planned for Wellesley this month (we’ll keep updating as new items come in):
*Oct. 15.-til… Pumpkins for sale at Wellesley Hills Congregational Church at 207 Washington St., starting Oct. 15.
*Oct. 29. Halloween Parade & Party at Linden Square courtyard, 2-4pm. Costumes, pet parade, story time, freebies, fun.
*Oct. 29. Haunted house at Tilly’s Bacon St. Farm (in Natick, but pretty darn close). 6:30-9:00pm. It’s a fund-raiser for the Natick Drama Workshop, donations welcome but not required. Rain Date is Oct 30th
*Oct. 30. The Dana Hall School of Music will hold its first annual Halloween Open House with Musical Trick-or-Treating Sunday, October 30 from 3-5 p.m. The event is free and open to the public. Families and children of all ages are invited to come in costume and participate in seasonal sing-a-longs, music playgroups, crafts, instrument discovery, trick-or-treating and more. There will be i candy and the sounds of a different musical instrument behind each door. The School of Music is located at 103 Grove St. in Wellesley. For more information call (781) 237-6542 or e-mail [email protected].
*Oct. 30. Drop in to enjoy a Howl-o-ween Party at Wellesley Free Library. Wear your costumes and join our canine reading buddies for a howling good time! Kids in grades K-4 can sign up for a 15-minute session from 2-2:45 and read to one of our Certified Pet Therapy dogs. Bring your own book or read one of ours. Pre-registration to read to a dog is required starting October 23. To sign up, stop by the Children’s Department or call 781-235-1610 ext 1108. Then drop in for the party which starts at 3:00 p.m. We’ll have stories, a craft and a snack.
*Oct. 30. Wellesley College Guild of Carillonneurs presents the Haunted Tower on campus at the Galen Stone Tower from 4-6pm. Guild members will be dressed in costume, and will be playing spooky music, including the Addams Family theme song, “Hedwig’s Theme” from Harry Potter, “Danse Macabre,” and “Funeral March of a Marionette.” The Haunted Tower is always a lot of fun because the tower has the perfect environment for a spooky evening event and the haunting sound of the bells can be heard all over campus. And you just never know where a body might show up (like in an elevator shaft, shown here).
*Oct. 31. Whole Foods Market at 442 Washington St., will host a party for kids from 2-4pm, including treats, games, more.
*Oct. 31. Join the Council on Aging for its second annual Spooktakular Celebration for seniors at 1pm. Costume competition with a panel of esteemed judges. Candy and other Halloween treats. Call the Council on Aging to register 781-235-3961.
NOTE: The annual Poet’s Corner haunted house is not happening this year due to construction at the house.
Other events to add? Please email us [email protected]