Creative Current – Lots of Hallowe’en events around the area

Nadine Davenport's bi-monthly column of music, art and theatre around the area.

Free Halloween Skating Party

Koppers Ashcroft Inc. and the Village of Ashcroft present the 2015 Halloween Skating Party, Oct. 31 from 2-4pm at the Ashcroft Arena. Everyone is welcome to this free event! Costume judging with Prizes, Free Hot Dogs and Drinks.

Double Halloween header

The Village of Cache Creek presents a Halloween Party and Dance on Oct. 30 with games and actitivies. Concession by Cache Creek PAC. Doors open at 6:30pm. Admission by Donation for the Cache Creek Youth Group.

The annual children’s Halloween party on Oct. 31 sponsored by the Cache Creek Rec Society and the Cache Creek Volunteer Fire Dept. in the Community Hall. Costume Judging by the Rec Society. Free hotdogs. Weather permitting, the Volunteer Fire Dept. lights up the night with fireworks after the party.

Spooky Stories at the Library

Writer and community member Barbara Roden will be reading/performing some spooky stories for Hallowe’en at the Ashcroft Library on Oct. 31 from 10:30-11am for ages 3-6, and from 11:15-11:45am for those aged 7 and over.

Spences Bridge Halloween Fun

The old Spences Bridge school will be the site of a whole lot of ghoulish fun on Hallowe’en! Join in on the fun, games, crafts, wiener roast, and hot chocolate from 4-6pm. All ages welcome. Adults – dress up too!!Come back to the school after trick or treating for the fireworks at 7! Thanks to Cook’s Ferry, SBFD, SBID, Log Cabin Pub, Bait’s Motel, for all the donations.

Halloween Mad Hatters Tea Party

UniTea Tea Room will be hosting a fabulous, wonderful, marvellous, delicious, crazy, creepy Halloween Mad Hatter Tea Party on Saturday, Oct. 31.

Limited seating so get your tickets! Fingers food (fingers not included – promise). Great hallows eve dance music in a licensed premise. Prizes and Mad Ghoolish Fun for All!!

Dress up, be Bold!! And don’t forget your HAT!!

Skary-Okee Club Crawl

Every Halloween, The Log Cabin in Spences Bridge holds a Skary-okee Party. Co-owner John carves the jack-o-lanterns and the pub is decorated with a fabulous Hilltop Gardens display of giant pumpkins, fancy gourds and broom corn.

Costumes encouraged and get your best ghostly vocal chords in order for lots of monster Skary-Okee songs on Oct. 31 from 9pm. The Log Cabin is located at 4857 Chucker Crescent in Spences Bridge. For more info call (250) 458-2215.

The Riv in Ashcroft will also be holding a Skary-Okee on Oct. 31 with Tracie Model spinning and singing. She’ll help you howl out some ghoulish songs into the witching hour. Costumes encouraged – the fun starts at 8pm.

Thursday Event Nights are back

Come to Games Night on Thursday, Nov. 5 from 7:30-9:30pm at UniTea Tea Room! They have Board Games, Cards, and and Simple Games for kids of all ages! Bring the whole family, challenge your neighbours to some fun!

Music Jam Night at UniTea Tea Room returns on Thursday, Nov. 12 from 7:30-9:30pm. Jam Night is an all inclusive night of song sharing. Bring your guitars, drums, percussion and song books. Call  453-9345 for info.

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