October Fun: Halloween and MORE!
These Opportunities for Fun Last All Month Long or are staged multiple times. Check their dates and plan ahead!Self-Guided Rural Cemetery Tour (free) – at your convenience during daylight hours at the Santa Rosa Rural Cemetary (Franklin Avenue, Santa Rosa). Download the brochure of the Historic Trail and map at www.srcity.org\ruralcemetery. Call for more information 543-3292.
Petaluma Pumpkin Patch and Corn Maze ($6 for ages 6+ til 6 pm, $9 after 6pm.) - is open every day in October from 10 am to 6 pm (weekdays) and 10 am to 10 pm Friday and Saturdays ( 550 Stony Point Road, Petaluma). Free activities include the Big Straw Mountain and the Petting Zoo. Pony rides, rock climbing, face painting, food vendors, etc. priced fairly. For more information, call 707-781-3132.
Petaluma Farmer’s Market Costume Swap (Free with donation) – From 2-5:30 pm every Saturday this month in Walnut Park (corner of Petaluma Blvd South and D Street), drop off a gently used costume and take home another one that is new to you! Adult & kid sizes available.
Gothic Double Feature ($15-$20) – at 8 pm Saturdays and Sundays, Oct 15 & 16, 22 & 23, at Main Stage West (104 North Main Street, Sebastopol) is not for kids under 8. The play, “We ♥ U, Nosferatu” and the 1922 Classic Silent Film,”Nosferatu” set to live music by Dave Mac Nab. For more information, call 707-823-0177
Muelrath Ranches Pumpkin Farm (3800 Walker Avenue, Santa Rosa) – The pumpkin patch is free and open daily through Oct.31: Mon-Thurs from 3-6 pm, Fri from 3-9 pm, and Sat/Sun 10 am – 6 pm. Come for Campfire in the Corral ($10) from 5-9 pm on Fridays and roast hot dogs and marshmallows, enjoy hot cider and cookies, and take a night time hay ride. Call 707-585-2195 to reserve your place on the hay ride and visit http://www.muelrathspumpkins.com/ for full information.
Adobe Pumpkin Farm (2478 E. Washington Street, Petaluma) is open every day in October from 10 am – 6 pm. Includes a costume shop (Thurs – Sun), gift shops, food vendors, a farmer’s market and various activities like pony rides, slides, hay rides, etc. priced up to $5 on the weekends. On Oct 22 & 23, farm animals, milking demonstrations and antique tractors take center stage. More details? (707) 763-6416.
Grandma’s Pumpkin Patch (free) – open daily from 10 am – dusk (17740 Healdsburg Ave, Healdsburg) features crafts, animals, a hay fort and corn maze. For more information, call (707)431-8058
Olufs Ranches Pumpkin Patch (free) – open every day in October (899 Shiloh Road, Windsor) – weekdays 1:00 pm-dusk; weekends 9:00 am-dusk – and features a maze, petting zoo, etc. 707-838-7588
McClelland’s Dairy & Pumpkin Farm - open every October Saturday and Sunday (6475 Bodega Avenue, Petaluma) features pumpkins for sale, a petting zoo and, for a reasonable fee, a tour of the working dairy farm at 1 pm ( $10 adults , $7 kids 3 and up, kids under 3- free). (707) 664-0452.
Great Peter Pumpkin Patch (free) – Open when the shop is open at Spring Hill Cheese (4235 Spring Hill Road, Petaluma) where you can taste pumpkin ice cream and sample cheese. In the patch, pet farm animals, ride a tractor, dig potatoes and of course – pick your own pumpkin. 707-762-3446.
Pick of the Patch (from $8 to a $15 all day pass) – open Oct weekends (Friday 12-7 pm; Sat/Sun 10 am-7 pm) where Petaluma’s drive-in movie theater once was (5495 Redwood Hwy S.). Besides pumpkins, find activities, snacks, jack-o-lantern-related retail items and a Halloween photograph area. 707-775-1520.
Wicked West Ghost Town and Haunted House (free) – Every evening of October beginning with Oct 2, you can do something related to Halloween at 472 Jose Ramon Avenue in Santa Rosa. This is a neighborhood undertaking with some of the structures made possible by Mead Clark Lumber.
Note - Different nights cater to different levels of “spookiness”.
From the 2nd through the 14th, bring the whole family to enjoy a light show set to Halloween-themed songs between 7:00 pm and 9:30 on school nights (Sundays through Thursday) and on the weekends (Friday and Saturday) until 10:30.
On October 13th, the entire Ghost Town is thrown open to children and their parents (no monsters) for a full evening of family adventure. Sponsored by MY GYM, kids in costumes and camera-wielding parents are the most frightening characters you’ll encounter. (6:30-8:00 pm).
A bit more caution is in order from the 15th through the 31st however as the Haunted House Maze is only youngster-appropriate from 6:00 pm until 7:00 at which point those who dare its twisty corridors are guaranteed some terrifying face time with various creatures of the night. The Haunted Town and its Maze are open until 9:30 on school nights and 10:30 on Fridays and Saturdays.
Halloween - Past the “Children’s Hour” on October 31, all bets are off as the actors and special effects haunting the town and oddly disorienting hallways of the lumber mill are dead set on taking The Wicked West Ghost Town from its 2010 listing of 4th Best Haunted House in the Nation to one of the top three…..
“Frankenstein” returns to the stage ($20) – through October 30 for Sunday matinees (2 pm) and on weekend evenings at 8:00 beginning Friday October 7 and one Thursday (Oct 28), at the Sixth Street Playhouse (52 West 6th Street, Santa Rosa) thanks to the The Independent Eye troupe of actors and life size puppets. Billed as a “new vision of the classic”, this is a professional production that promises to be exceptional. Call 707-523-4185 or visit http://www.6thstreetplayhouse.com/guides/season-201112/invited-artists/frankenstein/.
Dr. Evils House of Horrors ($10) – known the rest of the year as J’s Amusement Park at 16101 Neely Road in Guerneville is thought by some to be Sonoma County’s Scariest Haunted House. Operated since 2001 by Mike and Tracie Skaggs, the proceeds from Halloween night are donated to a different charity each year. (This year the beneficiaries are Elves with Attitude & The Kidney Foundation.) Every Friday and Saturday from “dusk til done” in October, kids over 12 can be frightened by whatever evil lurks within the main house for a $10 donation while your younger children enjoy a free mildly spooky “fun house”. On Halloween, a special trick or treat experience awaits the smallest of your family with short open walls to assure constant visual contact with mom and dad at all times. With consistently great reviews on yelp.com, hauntedbay.com and hauntworld.com, Dr. Evil’s promises a good time for every member of your family. Benefits Mill Street Thrift that helps people getting their lives back on track and the Guerneville Blanket Drive. For more information, call 707-206-1076
Hopper House of Horror. The old Victorian comes to life this time of year from October 18 through November 1st. Wednesday thru Saturday, dusk to 10 pm - until 11pm on Oct. 17-31st. $12-$15. 3785 Cleveland Ave. Santa Rosa. Info: 707-523-3728 http://www.BlindScream.com/
Slaughter Haunts: get lost in tunnels where your nightmares are REAL!. If you make it through you go right to the Slaughter House! Thurs ~ Sunday, 7-10pm through October 31. $9-$15 15 Copelans Street, Petaluma INFO: 332-6171 http://www.wix.com/neis18/slaughterhauntshome
Haunted Cornfield of Petaluma: Join Grandma Alma and hear her tell the tale of Deadman's F;at Thursd ~ Sunday, 7 ` 10pm through Oct. 31. $15 donation. 425 Rainsville Rd. Petaluma INFO: 707-763-3132 Best place for info is: http://www.facebook.com/note.php?note_id=163653127833
Dragon's Head Inn: CLOSED FOR THE SEASON JUST SO YOU KNOW! http://www.dragonsheadinn.com/ This is high tech at its best! animatronics, special effects and more to make you really scared! If you can't handle the scare level, there's a Scare care area that is for the timid who still want to have fun! Nightly feature and coupons o the web site. Fridays and Saturdays from Oct 23 at 7 ~ 10 pm. and until midnight on the 30th and 31st. $10 donation benefits local children in need. 631 West Spain St., Sonoma INFO: 707-815-8695
Blind Scream and Doc’s Horrortorium ($7-30, depending) – The Manly Honda Superstore at
2770 Corby Avenue has turned its 12,000 square foot service bay over to professional Haunt Build & Design Specialist Drew Dominguez to create the 52nd haunted attraction of his career. Billed as “theatrical in nature”, this haunted house is open from 6 pm on Fridays and Saturdays and 11 other select days from Oct 7 through Halloween. Visit http://www.blindscream.com/calendar.html to be sure it’s open on the day you want to go and read the FAQs on the website (http://www.blindscream.com/faqs.html ) to determine how appropriate this experience may be for various members of your family. Call (707) 523-3728 for specific dates and times; and ticketing specials.
Can't get enough? Check out this web site for more Haunted Houses!
Sixth Annual Tolay Fall Festival ($1 - 12 & under; $4 - 13 & older) - October 13–16 & 19 –23 at Tolay Lake Regional Park, (5869 Lakeville Highway, just east of Petaluma) provides country-style family fun on weekdays 9am-3pm and on weekends 11am-5pm. Once your entry fee is paid, all activities are free and include a mind-boggling array of crafts, petting zoo, a maze, pumpkin seed-spitting contests, educational displays and demos, a haunted house and hay rides. Great food, too! Park free with a Parks Pass ($6 without a pass). For more details, call 707-565-2041 or to schedule a school field trip, 707789-9699. On-line, see http://www.sonoma-county.org/parks/pk_tolay_fallfestival.htm.
On Saturday October 8
Make a Halloween Monster Machine at the Build and Grow Clinic (Free) – 10:00 a.m. at Lowe’s in Cotati (7921 Redwood Drive). Expressly for kids where they can “create lots of funny monster combinations”. Call 707-242-5000 for details or sign up at http://www.lowesbuildandgrow.com/ChooseAClinic.aspx.
Visit a Glass Pumpkin Patch (Free) – 11:00 am – 5:00 pm both today and tomorrow, Sunday, 10/9– at FFT Antiques (2701 Gravenstein Hwy South, Sebastopol). Features blown glass demos and a chance to meet outstanding artists in this medium. Call 707-869-8280 for more information.
Pioneer Cemetery Tour – Guerneville. Two tours (1:00 or 3:00) hosted by the Russian River Historical Society and entitled ,“Remembering the Veterans of the Civil War”. Parking; $5.00 suggested donation. For details, call 869-3764 or 953-6074.
Crazy Pumpkin Art (Free with pumpkin purchase) – From 1-3 pm at Michael’s Craft Stores (2775 Santa Rosa Ave, Santa Rosa; and 1359 N McDowell Blvd, Petaluma) you and your 3-or-older offspring can design and take home the jack-o-lantern of your dreams. Call 707-591-9382 or 707-766-9418.
Sunday October 9
Paper Bats! (Free) - From 1-3 pm at Michael’s Craft Stores (2775 Santa Rosa Ave, Santa Rosa; and 1359 N McDowell Blvd, Petaluma) you and your 3-or-older offspring can design a whole flock of batty pals to take home – while supplies last. Call 707-591-9382 or 707-766-9418.
On Friday, October 14:
Kids’ Night Out ($18 Rohnert Park residents; $20 non-residents) – From 6:30-10:30 pm your 4-10 year old can join the “Monster Mash” at the Community Center (5401 Snyder Lane, Rohnert Park) for arts & crafts, games, snacks and a movie. Register by calling 707-588-3456 or at www.rpcity.org/recenroll
On Sunday, October 16:
Windsor Pumpkin Festival – From 10:00 am – 2:00 pm on the Windsor Green, enjoy the Kiwanis annual pumpkin pancake breakfast, face painting, pumpkin painting, scarecrow contest, giant pumpkin contest, pumpkin car races, parade of pumpkin desserts, and a costume parade for kids. This event is part of the Windsor Certified Farmers Market.
On Thursday, October 20:
Gothic Double Feature (pay as you will tonight only) – at 8 pm at Main Stage West (104 North Main Street, Sebastopol) is not for kids under 8. The play, “We ♥ U, Nosferatu” and the 1922 Classic Silent Film,”Nosferatu” set to live music by Dave Mac Nab. For more information, call 707-823-0177
On Friday, October 21:
Chop’s Halloween Costume Dance ($7- members; $10 – non-members) – Seasonal Fun 7-10 pm at Chop’s (509 Adams St., Santa Rosa) just for Seventh and Eighth Graders who are middle school students and have their photo i.d.! Check the website for dress code or call 707-284-2467
Pumpkin Bash Youth Overnight at the Y ($37 if pre-registered; $47 same day) – Kids aged 6 through 11 can sleep over at the YMCA (1111 College Ave, Santa Rosa) and enjoy swimming, movies, games, themed crafts and more! Check in is 7:00 pm on Friday evening and parent pick-up is 9:00 a.m. Saturday morning, October 22. Call 707-545-9622 for details and to sign up.
Jekyll & Hyde: The Musical ($26 adult; $24 senior/youth) – 8:00 pm this evening and tomorrow with a Sunday matinee at 2 pm at the Spreckels Performing Arts Center (5409 Snyder Lane, Rohnert Park) Details & tickets, call 707-588-3434
On Saturday, October 22:
Make Your Own Halloween T-Shirt (Free with purchase of a T-shirt) - From 10 am -noon at Michael’s Craft Stores (2775 Santa Rosa Ave, Santa Rosa; and 1359 N McDowell Blvd, Petaluma) you and your 3-or-older offspring can design and decorate your own fun scary spider T-shirt– while supplies last. Call 707-591-9382 or 707-766-9418.
Pumpkins on Pikes ($10; kids 5 & under, free) – From 2-10 pm, join other families at Tara Firma Farms (3796 I Street Ext, Petaluma) for grilled mini-burgers and pumpkin carving! Bring your own table service, carving supplies, camera and a dish to share. Call 707-765-1202 for more information.
Family Halloween Carnival ($5 at door) – From 4-7 pm all ages will enjoy the games, prizes, a haunted house, a jump house, face painting, an old fashioned cake walk, DJ music and more at the YMCA (1111 College Avenue, Santa Rosa). For the details, call (707) 545-9622.
The Mostly Magic Spooktacular Show ($15 adults, $10 kids 12 and under) – Magical Family Evening starting at 7:00 pm at the Community Center (5401 Snyder Lane, Rohnert Park) includes comedy, fire-eating, illusions and more! Tickets and information: 707-588-3456.
The Ghoulwill Ball ($89) – 7:30 – 11:00 pm at the Fountaingrove Golf & Athletic Club (1525 Fountaingrove Parkway, Santa Rosa) is themed “Ghosts of the High Seas” this year! KZST’s Debbie Abrams Emcees an evening of appetizers, full buffet, cocktails, a silent auction, door prizes and mystery entertainers as well as dancing to “Twice as Good”. Will your Pirate duds, gown or tux win the Costume Contest? Proceeds benefit Goodwill Industries of the Redwood Empire. 707-523-0550 ext 213 for more details or go to www.gire.org to purchase tickets online.
Petaluma Mother’s Club Fall Carnival & Costume Parade (free) – from 11:00 am until 2:00 pm at Kenilworth Junior High (800 Riesling Road, Petaluma). Bring the family and enjoy the 4H Petting Zoo, jumpy houses, bake sale, cupcake walk, magician, soccer demonstrations, wildlife from the Petaluma Wildlife Museum, music by James K., crafts and games for the kids. Costume Parade at noon.
On Tuesday, October 25:
Paper Pumpkins (Free with purchase) - From 10 am -noon at Michael’s Craft Stores (2775 Santa Rosa Ave, Santa Rosa; and 1359 N McDowell Blvd, Petaluma) you and your 3-or-older offspring can prepare to grace your home with ghoulish décor – while supplies last. Call 707-591-9382 or 707-766-9418.
On Wednesday, October 26:
Halloween Storytime for Preschoolers (free) – 2-5 year olds and parents/caregivers gather ‘round 11:30 a.m. at the Windsor Library (9291 Old Redwood Hwy – Building 100, Windsor) to hear not-very-scary Halloween stories, sing songs, learn fingerplays and complete a craft project to take home! Costumes encouraged. Call 707-838-1020 x6 to learn more.
Cloverdale Halloween Show (free) – for school-age kids and parents at 2 pm at the Cloverdale Library (401 N Cloverdale Blvd, Cloverdale).
Owen Baker-Flynn performs juggling, magic and comedy with a Halloween twist! Call for more information, 707-894-5271.
Pumpkin Carving Contest (free) – for grades 7-12 from 3:30-4:30 at the Rincon Valley Library (6959 Montecito Blvd, Santa Rosa). Contestants carve their pumpkins, library patrons vote for their favorites and prizes are awarded to the top three most popular! 707-537-0162
Family Story Night (free) – all ages gather at 6 pm at the Guerneville Library (14107 Armstrong Woods Rd) in costume to hear spooky and not so spooky Halloween stories. 707-869-9004
Halloween Visors (free with purchase of visor) – come to life when crafted for Halloween Fun from 6-8 pm at Michael’s Craft Stores (2775 Santa Rosa Ave, Santa Rosa; and 1359 N McDowell Blvd, Petaluma). Ages 3 and up. Make it and take it - while supplies last. Call 707-591-9382 or 707-766-9418.
On Thursday, October 27:
Halloween Crafts (free) – for ages five and up at 3:00 pm at the Sebastopol Library (7140 Bodega Ave, Sebastopol). Supplies provided. For more information, call (707) 823-7691 ext. 6.
Jeremy the Juggler’s Halloween Special (free) – begins at 4:00 pm at the Central Santa Rosa Library (211 E Street, Santa Rosa). Children 3-11, accompanied by a parent or caregiver, are invited to wear their costume in the Halloween Parade through the library. 707-545-0831
Magical Masks (free with purchase of mask) – decorated by you and your kids 3 and up from 6-8 pm at Michael’s Craft Stores (2775 Santa Rosa Ave, Santa Rosa; and 1359 N McDowell Blvd, Petaluma). Make it and take it - while supplies last. Call 707-591-9382 or 707-766-9418.
On Friday, October 28:
Free Ice Cream for Giants Fans – from Noon- 8 pm today, this Saturday (10/29) and this Sunday (10/30) at Cookies and Cream (17190 Bodega Hwy, Bodega). All Giants fans score big over Halloween Weekend and if you come in costume or your Halloween Orange and Black, expect an extra special treat! Look for the bright blue building across from the Post Office in the town of Bodega. (707) 377-4087
Scary Face Pancake (free for kids under 12) – One per child from 7 am to 10 pm at So Co IHOPs
(5312 Old Redwood Highway, Petaluma 707-792 9110; 6480 Redwood Drive, Rohnert Park, 707-586 3698; 2745 Fourth Street, Santa Rosa 707-579 4000 ; 1401 Fulton Road, Santa Rosa, 707-542 4467)
Halloween Clay Pot Event (free with purchase of 3” clay pot for 50¢) – from 6-8 pm at Michael’s Craft Stores (2775 Santa Rosa Ave, Santa Rosa; and 1359 N McDowell Blvd, Petaluma). Ages 3 and up make it and take it - while supplies last. Call 707-591-9382 or 707-766-9418.
Haunted Winery Party & Benefit ($15 in advance; $20 at the door) - 7 pm to 11 pm at Trione Vineyards and Winery (19550 Geyserville Ave, Geyserville) features The Pat Jordan Band and Crazy Famous, a silent auction, raffle, wine and food ($5 buys you a night-time nibbles plate). Proceeds benefit the Redwood Empire Food Bank and Geyserville School District. Get more information by calling 707-814-8100 or purchase tickets online at http://trionehalloweenbenefit.eventbrite.com/.
Zombie Crawl – The “dead” stagger through Guerneville on Friday, October 28. Meet up at the Rainbow Cattle Company at 7:00 pm (16220 Main Street) for the 8:30 “walk”.
Progressive Halloween Costume Contest – Another Guerneville fave for the grown ups. Sign up at 7:00 pm Saturday, 10/29, at the Russian River Resort; contest at 8:30. At 10:00 pm, find the fun at Rainbow Cattle Company. Cross over to McT’s Bullpen at 11:00. Midnight moves the party to Trio (16225 Main Street). And the frights finish off at Jerry Knights River Theater.
Hallowmas –The inimitable Russian River Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence sponsor a night of Transformation, Ritual and Remembrance with Rev. Lisa Hamilton (Religious Science), Rev. Diana Wheeler (Night Ministries) and the Center for Sacred Studies from 7-9 pm at Guerneville’s own Sonoma Nesting Company (Main at Armstrong Woods Road). See www.rrsisters.org.
On Saturday, October 29:
“Boo!-Not-So Scary Stories” with Pam Brown (free) – for ages 2-6 at 11:00 am at the Rohnert Park/Cotati Library (6250 Lynne Conde Way, Rohnert Park.) Come in costume if you like and enjoy stories, songs and crafts! (707) 584-9121
Christopher Creek’s Fall Fest (free) – from 11 am – 4 pm at Christopher Creek Winery (641 Limerick Lane, Healdsburg) Wine tasting, bites to eat, treats, and a goblin or two. 707-431-8243
Annual All Hallows Cemetery Tour (free) – At 11 am, join the docent led tour of Two Rock Presbyterian Church Cemetary (7063 Bodega Avenue, Petaluma). Hosted by the Petaluma History Museum, donations are welcome. Wear layers and comfortable shoes for walking. Rain or Shine. (707) 778-4398
Halloween at Howath Park ($8 adults, $5 kids 12 and under) – Get your costume on and from noon til 3:00 pm, enjoy a spooky afternoon in the park (630 Summerfield Road, Santa Rosa) 707-543-3737
Howl-o-Ween Parade ($10/canine entry) – and doggie costume contest - noon til 2 pm in the Healdsburg Plaza where you can also enjoy kids’ games, raffles and face painting. Kids can enter the parade for free; all entry fees benefit the Healdsburg Animal Shelter. Sign up to be in the parade at the Healdsburg Dog House and the Healdsburg Animal Shelter. 707-431-3386
Halloween Event (free) – 1-3 pm at Michael’s Craft Stores (2775 Santa Rosa Ave, Santa Rosa; and 1359 N McDowell Blvd, Petaluma). Ages 3 and up join the costume parade, create trick-or-treat Duck Tape® totes or pails and get faces painted - while supplies last. Call 707-591-9382 or 707-766-9418
Petaluma Farmers Market Trick or Treat Costume Parade (free) - 2 pm to 5:30 pm at Walnut Park (corner of D St and Petaluma Blvd South, Petaluma). Treats and free crafts for kids in costume.
Chops Teen Club Halloween Carnival (free) – 8-11 pm at Chops (509 Adams Street, Santa Rosa) For dress code and details, call (707) 284-2467
Karaoke Night & Costume Party ($5) – benefits Mentor Me Petaluma - at Joe Hamer Hair Salon (18 Petaluma Blvd. North, Petaluma). Karaoke, dancing and cocktails. Doors open at 9 pm; Karaoke begins at 10 pm. Need more info? Call (707) 773-1735
On Sunday, October 30:
FUNTAZMAGORIA (free) – from 10-2 at the Children’s Museum of Sonoma County (1835 West Steele Lane, Santa Rosa). Wear your costume for the parade at 11:00 a.m., decorate a scarecrow, shadow play, and more ! Call (707) 546-4069 for details.
Halloween Crayola® Pumpkin Patch Event (free) - 1-3 pm at Michael’s Craft Stores (2775 Santa Rosa Ave, Santa Rosa; and 1359 N McDowell Blvd, Petaluma). Celebrate Crayola Style! Ages 3 and up - while supplies last. Call 707-591-9382 or 707-766-9418
Dance Journey’s Halloween Hafla ($8 in advance, $10 at the door) – 6 pm at Glaser Center (547 Mendocino Ave., Santa Rosa). Belly dancing and improv, food, drinks, rafffle tickets. Wear your costume and join the fun! Call (707) 238-2273 for more information
Monday, October 31 – Halloween!
The History of Horror Films (free) – 12:15 in Newman Auditorium (Emeritus Hall), Santa Rosa Campus, Santa Rosa Junior College
Petaluma Downtown Trick or Treat Trail (free) – from 3:30-5 pm over 60 Downtown Merchants “treat” costumed trick or treaters under 12. Follow the orange &black balloons. (707) 762-9348
Free Tasting for Trick or Treaters in costume (and over 21) from 11 am-5 pm at at Sbragia Winery
(9990 Dry Creek Road, Geyserville). 707-473-2992
Halloween at Rosewood Village Shopping Center (free) – from 4 pm to 6 pm at Rosewood Village Shopping Center (on the corner of Piner and Marlow, Santa Rosa). Face painting, balloons, costume parade/contest and trick or treating at local merchants for kids aged preschool to 6th grade.
Family Friendly Alternative to Trick or Treating($3) – from 5:30 to 8 pm at New Life Christian Fellowship (1310 Clegg Street, Petaluma ). Instead enjoy costume contests, cotton candy, a magician, jump houses, face painting and a family-oriented carnival. (707)765-0956 ext. 25.
Windsor Halloween Parade (free) – starts at 6:00 pm at Raley’s (Lakewood Shopping Center on Lakewood Drive, Windsor) and ends at the Community Center where all parade participants receive free hot dogs, sodas, chips and trick or treat bags of goodies. Led by a Windsor Fire Truck . For more info: 838-4531.