Halloween happenings

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By Staff Brunswick Beacon

It’s time to get spooky this weekend as several Halloween events unfold in Brunswick County.

Several kids’ parties are planned Friday night. And Brunswick Little Theatre is presenting “Dracula” Friday, Saturday and Sunday at Brunswick Community College’s Odell Williamson Auditorium.

Happenings include:

•Brunswick County Sheriff’s Office and Health Department are sponsoring a free Halloween carnival 6:30-9:30 p.m. Friday in the center of the new walking trail in front of the government complex. Highlights include a hayride, cake walk, pumpkin decorating contest, face painting, a “bounceez” house, fishing booth, duck hunting, bean bag toss, bottle ringing and jailhouse. There will be hotdogs, popcorn, drinks, candy and goodies for each child. For more information, call 253-2736.

•A Halloween party for children is slated 6-8:30 p.m. Friday at Town Square Plaza, 10000 Beach Drive in Calabash. Activities include kiddie games with prizes, two trick-or-treat alleys, a costume contest, a hayride, temporary tattoos, a clown ministry, hotdogs, drinks, a bake sale and charitable 50/50 raffle to benefit local people in need. The Calabash Fire Department will be there with trick-or-treat bags and a special surprise friend. 

One trick-or-treat alley will be for young children who aren't quite ready to see ghosts. The other will be a spooky version for older kids. For more information, call 579-7355 or 579-5940.

•Brunswick Islands Baptist Church, 1672 Mount Pisgah Road in Supply, will have “trunk-or-treat” from 5:30-9:30 p.m. Friday, with hotdogs and other goodies. For information call 842-8969.

•Brunswick Little Theatre will present “Dracula” in BCC’s Odell Williamson Auditorium at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 3 p.m. Sunday. Tickets are $15 for adults and $6 for students with IDs. Parental guidance is advised—adult situations. 

For tickets, call 1-800-754-1050, Ext. 416, or 755-7416; or go online to www.bccowa.com. For more information, go to www.brunswicklittletheatre.com or call director Ron Lee at 910-294-2184. A portion of ticket proceeds will go to the Cape Fear Red Cross.