HH-2018: Halloween Haunts & Happenings

Bruentrup Boo Bash

This family friendly event for all ages will have activities, crafts and games, including live animals from the Minnesota Raptor Center, a puppet show, wagon rides and a sensory scavenger hunt. Concessions will be available for purchase. Costumes are encouraged but not required. This event will be held outside, please dress for the weather. The Boo Bash will be held at the Bruentrup Farm, 2170 E. County Road D, on Saturday, Oct. 27.

Flashlight Pumpkin Hunt

Oakdale is hosting a flashlight pumpkin hunt Thursday, Oct. 25, from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at the Oakdale Discovery Center, 4444 Hadley Ave. N. Participants will search for pumpkins under the stars, and after the hunt, will enjoy chilling refreshments, a family DJ, bonfire, spooky entertainment and ghoulish games. Come in costume if you like and don’t forget to bring a flashlight. All participants receive a glow necklace upon check-in. Register online at www.oakdalefun.com. 

 

Gibbs Farm Halloween Festival

The Gibbs Farm Halloween Festival will be held Saturday, Oct. 27, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Gibbs Farm, 2097 Larpenteur Ave. W., St Paul, and will include several activities for families, children, students and adults, including trick-or-treating through the historic Gibbs farmhouse, listening to music by Light of the Moon, hunting for pennies in a haystack, participating in a costume contest, listening to spooky stories in a one-room schoolhouse,  making crafts, taking tours, meeting the farm animals and more. Fork in the Road Food Truck will also be on site selling food.

 Free parking is available in the lot off of Cleveland Avenue.

 Admission for Gibbs Farm is $8 for adults, $7 for seniors ages 62 and older, $5 for children ages 4+, and free for RCHS members. Activities, treats and tours included in admission, and there is no need for reservations.

 For more information, please call the Gibbs Farm at 651-646-8629 or email info@rchs.com or see the website at www.rchs.com.

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