Halloween Happenings

All Hallows activities abound in Polk County


Airlie Hills Farm Harvest Festival and Pumpkin Patch

-- Open daily through Monday, Oct. 31. Monday through Saturday, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., Sunday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., 10775 Airlie Road, Monmouth. Activities and attractions include hay and corn mazes, a hay pyramid, hay rides, farm animals and trike racing. There's also 30 varieties of pumpkins, gourds and squash. Admission: $4 Monday-Friday; $5 on the weekend. For more information: 503-851-6904; www.airliehills.com.


Setniker Farms Pumpkin Patch


Open daily through Monday, Oct. 31. Sunday through Thursday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Friday and Saturday, 10 a.m. to 10 p.m., 6410 Poplar Lane, Independence. Admission is free, but there are costs for some activities and attractions. Fun stuff includes: A small and large corn maze ($2 and $4, respectively), hay rides ($2), hay pyramids, indoor slides, wheat pit, farm equipment display and gourd sling shots (five gourds for $2). Activities are free for those 2 and under. There's also a haunted corn maze attraction on Friday and Saturday evening. Cost is $7 per person. Concessions are available on the weekend. For more information: 503-932-3821; www.setnikerfarms.com.


Dallas Senior Center Music Jam

-- Thursday, Oct. 27, 6:30 p.m., Dallas Senior Center, 955 SE Jefferson St., Dallas. Halloween-themed event with costume contest depending on number of participants. Admission: free (donations accepted). Attendees are asked to bring a snack to share. For more information: 503-623-5055.


New Hope Community Center Halloween Party

-- Friday, Oct. 28, noon to 2 p.m., New Hope Community Center, 260 SE Mill St., Dallas. Costume contest, games, fun and treats. For adults who live with chronic diagnosis or live with mental health issues. For more information: 503-831-3996.


Dallas Safe Trick'N'Treat

-- Friday, Oct. 28, 3 to 6 p.m., Morrison School gym, 1251 Main St., Dallas. For children through age 12. Costume contests, treats and prizes. Hosted by Dallas Area Chamber of Commerce and Morrison School. For more information: 503-623-2564; www.dallasoregon.org.


Monmouth Halloween Spectacular

-- Friday, Oct. 28, 3 to 6 p.m., downtown Monmouth. Tricks, treats and fun for children of all ages. Start by decorating a canvas trick-or-treat bag at Petals & Vines, 169 S. Broad St. For more information: 503-838-1773.


Trick or Treat at the Library

-- Friday, Oct. 28, 3 p.m., Monmouth Public Library, 168 S. Ecols St., Monmouth. Halloween crafts, activities, snacks and more. For more information: 503-751-0182.


Arc of Polk County Harvest Ball Halloween Dance

-- Friday, Oct. 28, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., Academy Building, 182 SW Academy St., Dallas. For persons with developmental and intellectual disabilities. Prizes for best costumes. Admission: $3 (staff and parents are free). 503-269-7303.


Fall Harvest Festival at Christ's Church Methodist Presbyterian United

-- Friday, Oct. 28, 6 to 8 p.m., 412 Clay St. W., Monmouth. Pumpkin bowling, cake walk, bean-bag toss and trick-or-treat bag making. Free. For more information: 503-838-1724.


Ghosts of Elvis, Roy Orbison and Patsy Cline tribute concert --

Friday, Oct. 28, 6:30 p.m., The Majestic, 976 Main St., Dallas. Concert, costume party and dinner catered by The Bread Board and Latitude One. A fundraiser for the Falls City Student in Need Fund. Admission: $75. Tickets are available at The Bread Board, 404 N. Main St., Falls City and Latitude One, 904 Main St., Dallas. To reserve tickets online, e-mail littleraven@proaxis.com or call 503-798-7312.


The Roundup Pub Halloween Party

-- Saturday, Oct. 29, 962 Main St., Dallas. Costume contest, DJ and more. 21 and over; no cover charge. 503-831-0189.


Rabbit's Hole Halloween Party

-- Saturday, Oct. 29, 9 p.m., Rabbit's Hole, 186 SW Court St., Dallas. Includes costume contest, DJ, dancing and more. 21 and over; no cover charge. 503-623-8880.


Safe Halls Trick or Treat at Western Oregon University

-- Monday, Oct. 31, 5:30 to 8:30 p.m., all residence halls located along Stadium Drive North on WOU campus in Monmouth. For elementary school-age children. Trick or treating in the residence halls, a haunted house, carnival games, face painting and more. No cost. Free parking. Information booths will be located in Lot J and H. For more information: 503-838-8561.


Dallas Retirement Village Trick or Treat

-- Monday, Oct. 31, 6 to 7:30 p.m., Dallas Retirement Village, Dallas. The entry area of each building will have residents handing out treats to children from preschool through grade school ages accompanied by their parents. For more information: Karen Pederson, 503-623-5581.


Grace Community Church Harvest Town

-- Monday, Oct. 31, 6 to 8 p.m., Grace Community Church, 598 E. Ellendale Ave., Dallas. Games, candy, popcorn, hot apple cider and a photo booth. Free. All are welcome. For more information: 503-623-4961.


Faith Evangelical Free Church Trunk-or-Treat

-- Monday, Oct. 31, 6 to 8 p.m. Faith Evangelical Free Church, 2290 E. Ellendale Ave., Dallas. Decorated cars or parking spaces with candy for trick-or-treaters, hot dogs, apple cider, popcorn, cotton candy and games for the whole family. Free. For more information: 503-623-8034.


Valley Life Center Community Carnival

-- Monday, Oct. 31, 6 to 8 p.m., Valley Life Center, 1795 SE Miller Ave., Dallas. For children in grades 5 and younger. Inflatables, hay rides, pony rides, games, candy and more. For more information: 503-623-4116.


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