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Plan for Halloween events this fall

With cooler temperatures settling in, many people are looking for fall fun, whether it’s taking a hayride, visiting a pumpkin patch, gathering candy or getting scared. Here is a list of many of the events going on this month in celebration of all things fall.


Oct. 19

Etta Freeman Fall Festival

Boys and Girls Club

1404 6th St. NW, Decatur

4-7 p.m.

Games, food, cake walk, bouncy houses, vendors, entertainment


Oct. 21

Crestline PTO Carnival

Crestline Elementary School

600 Crestline Drive SW, Hartselle

4-8 p.m.

Pony rides, a petting zoo, touch-a-truck, bounce houses, cake walk, teacher talent show, food, games, prizes

Armbands will be sold preorder and at the gate


Oct. 23, 30

Haunted Hayride

GoFar USA Park

895 S. Bethel Road, Decatur

7-10 p.m.

$12 per person


Oct. 27

Trunk or Treat

First Baptist Church

210 Woodland St. NW, Hartselle

6-7:30 p.m.

Food, fun, fellowship


Oct. 28

Trunk or Treat

West End United Methodist Church

514 Saint Clair St. SW, Hartselle

Starting at 5:30 p.m.


Falkville Police Department Trunk or Treat

Falkville Town Hall

21 N. First Ave., Falkville

5-7 p.m.


Oct. 29

Drive-Through Trunk or Treat

Bill Burdette State Farm Complex

1210 US Highway 31

(across from Wal-Mart)

3-5 p.m.

First 75 children get a free POP IT bracelet


Pumpkin Float

Sparkman Park Pond

Groover Road Soccer Complex

1102 Madison St SW, Hartselle

6 p.m.

Register and pay online at or in person at Sparkman Civic Center no later than Oct. 22. Registration is $15 per pumpkin. Pumpkins will float at 6:30 p.m. The movie, “Hocus Pocus,” will begin at 7 p.m. Be sure to bring a lawn chair or blanket to sit on during the movie.


Oct. 30

Spooktacular Saturday

Historic Downtown Hartselle

10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Dressing up, shopping, dining and strolling. This is a family- and pet-friendly event.


Kooky, Spooky and Funny Halloween

Hidden Rivers Farm

295 Goose Pond Road, Hartselle

Costume Contest: 1 p.m. and 5 p.m.

Seek and Treats: noon and 4 p.m.

Day Passes to the farm are required: $8 per person and free for ages 2 and younger


Trunk or Treat

First United Methodist Church

210 Hickory St. SE, Hartselle

3-5 p.m.

Games, fun, trunk or treat


Trick O Trails

Christ Our Redeemer Lutheran Church

21 Pickens St. SW, Hartselle

3-6 p.m.

Games, treats, hayrides. Please bring two canned food items for donation to Feeding Families in Hartselle.


Fall Festival

Enon Baptist Church

3293 County Road 20, Danville

4-6 p.m.

Food, games, prizes, candy and fun


Trunk or Treat

Hartselle Church of Christ

700 Sparkman St. SW

5-6 p.m.


Fall Festival and Trunk or Treat

Mt. Zion Baptist

256 Mt Zion Road, Hartselle

5-8 p.m.

Walk-through Bible journey, food, candy, games, cake walk, bingo and fellowship


Oct. 31


Grace Point Baptist Church

190 Eva Road, Somerville

4:30-5:30 p.m.


Hallelujah Night

Rural Grove Baptist Church

5109 Willow Bend Road, Decatur

5 p.m.


Trunk or Treat

West Hartselle Baptist Church

1640 Main St. W., Hartselle

5:30-7:30 p.m.

Warehouse Coffee, What’s Popp’N, games and treats


Candy Trail

East Highland Baptist Church

1030 Main St. E., Hartselle

5:30-7 p.m.

Outside candy trail


Trunk or Treat

Danville Baptist Church

5944 Highway 36, Danville

5:30-7 p.m.

Outside trail with free popcorn, funnel cakes, sodas, cotton candy. To enter trail, must present ticket received after watching a five-minute video in the sanctuary. Showings begin at 5 p.m.


A “Maze in Grace”

Shiloh Church

3941 Highway 36, Somerville

6-8 p.m.

Walk-through family candy maze


Christmas in the Park enjoyed in Falkville despite rain


Somerville woman arrested after threat made in Priceville


Officials: Escaped Morgan inmate apparently caused his own death


Majority leader Stadthagen sees strength in election of 26 republican legislators


Lacey’s Spring community fighting proposed rock quarry


Hartselle students participate in character expo


Authorities: Gifts in unlocked cars a tempting target so take preventive measures

At a Glance

Three arrested for theft of vehicle in Hartselle


Annual Christmas parade to be held Thursday  


Some concerned over new Hartselle superintendent hire  

At a Glance

Town of Falkville to hold Christmas in the Park Sunday

At a Glance

Hartselle Holiday Market returns Saturday


Old Hartselle post office to become event center, new home for chamber  

At a Glance

‘Have a Hart’ information session to be held Dec. 2

Morgan County

Future leader


Alabama DHR accepting applications for next round of child care bonuses 


Spirit of Thanksgiving: Volunteers deliver 266 food bags on holiday for Meals on Wheels  

At a Glance

Morgan County Sheriff’s Office to let citizens behind the scenes with academy  


Winter window wonderland  

At a Glance

Council to interview candidates for Parks and Rec director job  


Live nativity scene returns to First Christian Dec. 7-10


Local church prepares 400 Thanksgiving meals


HIS students help clean up effort at Mt. Tabor Cemetery 


Lovely landscape