A spooktacular week-long Halloween celebration is coming Oct. 21-28 as the Town of Mount Airy will be transformed into the Town of Mount Scary.
An eerie-sistible schedule of boo-tiful events are scheduled to take place:
Oct. 21-22 – Haunted Caboose, 7 to 9 p.m., 2 N. Main St., $2 fee per person to participate with funds going toward the Historical Society of Mount Airy and the Flat Iron Preservation Fund.
Oct. 23 – Halloween Storytime at the Caboose, noon, free to participate.
Oct. 24 – Pets on Parade at Wildwood Park, 1 p.m., free to participate.
Oct. 25 – Ghoulish Gnome Photo Scavenger Hunt on the Town of Mount Airy Facebook page.
Oct. 26 – Halloween House Decorating Contest Voting. See the Town's Facebook page. The winner will receive a gift card to a local business. To enter the Home Decorating Contest Click Here.
Oct. 27 – Costume Contest for all ages along with a historic photo re-creation, 5 p.m., Rails to Trails East at Watkins Park entrance with a walk to Railyard (3 N. Main St.), free to participate. There will also be a Trunk or Treat event with Twisted Rodz of Maryland and Chewey’s Performance Automotive, 6 p.m. Municipal Lot, free to participate. Free shuttle back to Watkins Park. To sign up for Trunk or Treat Click Here.
Oct. 28 – Spooky Trail, 5 to 8 p.m. Begins at Rails to Trails East (one-way to railyard), free to participate. Free shuttle back to Watkins Park operating 5 to 9 p.m.