Family-friendly events planned for Halloween

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ROBERTSDALE — Residents in central and north Baldwin County will have several options for family-friendly Halloween events this year, beginning with the annual Halloween Fun Night Thursday, Oct. 21 at the Robertsdale Library.

Halloween Fun Night

After having to cancel last year’s event because of concerns over COVID-19, Robertsdale Public Library Director Cynthia Nall said she is looking forward to once again providing a safe environment for residents to come and enjoy some Halloween fun.

“I’m excited,” she said. “I know everybody is looking for things to get back to normal, or as normal as they can possibly be. I started this event so that children in our area could have a safe environment where they can come and have fun and we want to do everything we can to keep everyone safe.”

Once again Sheriff Huey “Hoss” Mack will serve as MC for the event, which will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 21 at the library on Pennsylvania Street.

Members of the community will be invited to participate in a trunk or treat with vehicles lining the sidewalk around the library. The City of Robertsdale and the Library have purchased pre-packaged candy that will be given to the participants to hand out. Trick-or-Treat bags featuring pre-packaged items will also be handed out along with pre-packaged chips and bottled water.

The Cookie Monster (Nall) will be handing out pre-packaged cookies and the Tooth Fairy will also be there handing out toothbrushes.

Volunteers with the Robertsdale Fire Department will offer hayrides. Entertainment will include a unicyclist/juggler, a D.J., and a local dance group will perform two or three dances by the sidewalk in front of the library. There will also be a variety of games, manned by cadets with the Robertsdale High School Naval JROTC.

Attendees are invited to come in costume and the event is open to boys and girls ages 12 and under, accompanied by an adult.

For more information call the Robertsdale Public Library at 251-947-8960.

Bay Minette

The North Baldwin Chamber of Commerce will host a Trick-or-Treat Drive-Thru from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. (or while treats last) Friday, Oct. 29 at the chamber, 301 McMeans Ave., Bay Minette.

Dress up, drive through and grab to-go goodies provided by Chamber members, staff and Board. For more information email marlee@northbaldwinchamber.com.

Bay Minette Witches Ride will be held beginning at 8 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 30 at Blackburn Park in Downtown Bay Minette.

The 3-mile parade to benefit the North Baldwin Animal Shelter is open to all witches and warlocks ages 18 and up. Bicycles and motorized vehicles allowed.

The event will also feature food trucks, music by Art T’s Karaoke, local vendors and onsite screenings by LifeSouth.

Sponsors include the City of Bay Minette, North Baldwin Chamber of Commerce, VFW Post 3568, American Pride Petroleum, Street’s Restaurant, Boeschen’s Heating & Cooling, SPC RV Pump & Repair, Poston Siding, Corley’s Auto Care, Baldwin Feed & Seed and Taylor’s Towing.

Tickets are available at Eventbrite.com by searching Bay Minette Witches Ride.

For more information call Carolyn Wright, 251-402-6393.

Bay City Spooktacular Auto Show will be held from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 30 at 611 McMeans Ave., Bay Minette.

Entry fee is $20. The event will include drawings every hour, including a split-the-pot drawing, and a trunk or treat. For more information call 251-580-2547.

Trick or Treat at the Front Door, will be held beginning at 4:30 p.m. at the Bay Minette Masonic Lodge 498 F&AM, 328 Courthouse Square, Bay Minette.

There is a limit of one bag per trick or treater. Candy will be handed out as long as supplies last.

Silverhill

The Town of Silverhill will host a Trunk or Treat from 5 to 7:30 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 31 at Silverhill Town Hall, 15965 Silverhill Ave.

The Silverhill Fire Department will be cooking hamburgers and hotdogs. The event will also be held in conjunction with events at the First Baptist Church which is located across the street from town hall.

For more information call town hall at 251-945-5198. Information will also be posted on the Town of Silverhill’s Facebook page.

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