Friday, Oct. 26
Costume contest, dancing to a “killer” DJ, beer and cider, tasty eats from a food truck, Jell-O syringes, and raffle prizes when the Twisp Valley Grange is transformed into a spooky palace. All proceeds support the Okanogan Open Roads Coalition.
Admission: $10 (21 and over only)
Twisp Valley Grange
8 p.m. to midnight
Saturday, Oct. 27
Fall Fun Festival
Family-oriented autumn fun and games in Mazama.
4 to 4:30 p.m.: bike-ride scavenger hunt
4:30 to 5 p.m.: bouncy house and carnival games
5 to 6:30 p.m.: story time, board games, pumpkin carving (bring your own pumpkin)
soup and chili cook-off — bring your favorite dish, along with the recipe
Mazama Community Church
4 to 6:30 p.m.
Costume party at the bookstore
Come to the bookstore on October 27 and show off your best Halloween costume. There will be treats, story time and drawings to win stuff.
Trail’s End Bookstore in Winthrop
5 to 6 p.m.
Sunday, Oct. 28
Cascade Bible Church (brown church at south end of Twisp)
Halloween – Wednesday, Oct. 31
Trick or treat in Twisp
Annual Burgar Street Halloween extravaganza, with lots of treats, spooky decorations, and a few tricks. The generous residents of Burgar Street always appreciate donations of candy, since they get more than 300 trick or treaters each year.
Burgar Street will be closed to traffic from 5 to 10 p.m.
Trunk or treat in Winthrop
The Methow Valley United Methodist Church is sponsoring the treats, which will be distributed from decorated cars on the main street in Winthrop, starting at Sheri’s Sweet Shoppe.
4 to 5:30 p.m.
Trunk or treat in Twisp
Tractor train rides, games, hot cider
Community Covenant Church (red church at north end of Twisp)
5 to 6:30 p.m.
Harvest party in Twisp
Carnival games, chili dogs
6:30 to 8:30 p.m.
Cascade Bible Church (brown church at south end of town)
Omak Haunted House
If you’re in Omak and want some thrills and chills, visit the Omak Haunted House. The Okanogan Valley Orchestra & Chorus and the Omak Chamber of Commerce promise an “awesome, terrifying, adrenalin rush–inducing” tour of the haunted house, plus a G-rated kids’ zone with face-painting, crafts, pumpkin decorating and games.
The tour of the haunted house is $5; the kids’ zone is $3.
Friday and Saturday (Oct. 26 and 27), 7 to 11 p.m.
Tuesday and Wednesday (Oct. 30 and 31), 7 to 10 p.m.
619 Okoma Drive, Omak (the old Carquest Building)
Methow Valley Senior Center
Be a zombie, a princess or a superhero. The Methow Valley Senior Center has been setting aside cool costumes for Halloween fun. Outfits and accessories are available for $3 a bag at the Senior Center in Twisp on Thursday and Friday (Oct. 25 and 26) from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., Saturday (Oct. 27) from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., and Monday (Oct. 29) from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Miss Kitty’s Old Time Photo
Rent your Halloween costume at Miss Kitty’s Old Time Photo in Winthrop. They have western costumes plus more! Phone them at (509) 996-9912 to find out more.
Okanogan Valley Orchestra & Chorus Costume Shop
Dress to the nines with a memorable outfit or festive accessories from the Okanogan Valley Orchestra & Chorus (OVOC) Costume Shop. The collection — thousands of costumes in all — includes everything from medieval garb to Victorian gowns to witches’ capes and vampire regalia. Most are for adults, but there’s also a wide selection for children. All proceeds benefit OVOC.
429 S. Second Ave. in Okanogan, across from Okanogan County Community Action Council.
Thursday to Wednesday (Oct. 25 to 31), 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Closed on Sunday.