CWE Family Events Calendar

Thursday, October 2, 2008

Fall Fun & Autumnal Affairs

Pumpkin carving and costume contests are just around the corner - feel free to share upcoming events & activities here.

Boo-Wood at Bowood Farms Nursery - 4605 Olive
Tues., Oct. 14th - Free

For children and adults, Bowood Farms celebrates a full moon and the Halloween season with a scavenger hunt and pumpkin painting inside the garden center. Pumpkin decorating starts at 4 p.m.; cider and hot dogs are served at 5 p.m. as an informal dinner alternative for families. Also, a plant list for special orange-and-black gardens comes from noted horticulturist and garden designer Dianne O'Connell.


heather said...

You can trick or treat all day (9-6pm) at the library on Halloween - just be sure to wear a costume!

heather said...

Boo at the Zoo Nights

Nightly, October 17 - 30, 2008
5:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

Come explore the Zoo after dark during the special Halloween evenings: Boo at the Zoo Nights! This non-scary, kid-friendly Halloween experience is filled with laughs and adventure. Children are encouraged to wear costumes.

* $4/member; $5/non-member; children under 2 are free; $1 discount for children 2 to 12 in costume
* Enter through South Entrance at Z-O-O pylon.
* Parking is free! Our treat. South Lot only.
* No reservations necessary

Spooktacular Fun for Families

* "Heads up" as you pass through the Headless Horseman Graveyard.
* Got the heebie jeebies from creepy crawlies? Then you'll want to steer clear of the Creepy Cavern and Spider Alley.
* Hold on to your loose change when you enter Pirate's Cove!
* Who's that floating in the Dead Man's Bayou? He's probably headed straight for Boneyard Park.
* Careful not to tangle yourself as you wind through Frankie's Maze.
* Peer into the past at the Old Western Cemetery and Miner Forty-Niner Mine Shaft.
* Keep your eyes peeled for the Phantom of the Zoo!
* Make a creepy craft to take home at the Kid's Craft Corner.
* Strike a pose for lots of photo opportunities.

Night hikes, rides, food and souvenirs!