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Craig Halloween Happenings: Spooky stuff, colorful costumes, fun for everyone

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Plenty of spooky sights are in store within the American Legion Haunted House in Centennial Mall. The event, which runs nightly through Halloween, is one of many holiday activities in Northwest Colorado.

Halloween is Monday, but odds are you'll be celebrating this weekend and the day of, so here are some things to do in Northwest Colorado for all ages to enjoy.

Fright night delight

The American Legion Post 62 Haunted House returns this year, running each day through Halloween, complete with creepy corridors to unnerve even the bravest participants.

Families with young kids can request the non-scare tour, but be sure to ask or receive the full hairy, scary experience. Warning: no guarantee on the presence of killer clowns.

When:When: 7 to 9:45 p.m. Oct. 20 to 31 7 to 9:45 p.m. Oct. 20 to 31

When: 7 to 9:45 p.m. Oct. 20 to 31

Where:Where: Centennial Mall, 1111 W. Victory Way, Ste. 107 Centennial Mall, 1111 W. Victory Way, Ste. 107

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Where: Centennial Mall, 1111 W. Victory Way, Ste. 107

Cost:Cost: $6 for adults, $3 for kids $6 for adults, $3 for kids

Cost: $6 for adults, $3 for kids

For more information:For more information: Call 970-326-7104 Call 970-326-7104

For more information: Call 970-326-7104

Run for your life!

Get some good exercise with the best motivator imaginable: pure terror.

The Grand Futures Prevention CoalitionGrand Futures Prevention Coalition Zombie 5K takes place Saturday at Loudy-Simpson Park. Registration starts at 1 p.m. with the event kicking off at 3 p.m. Runners can expect plenty of scares along the way. Zombie 5K takes place Saturday at Loudy-Simpson Park. Registration starts at 1 p.m. with the event kicking off at 3 p.m. Runners can expect plenty of scares along the way.

Grand Futures Prevention Coalition Zombie 5K takes place Saturday at Loudy-Simpson Park. Registration starts at 1 p.m. with the event kicking off at 3 p.m. Runners can expect plenty of scares along the way.

Prizes will go to the best zombie outfits.

When:When: Registration at 1 p.m., race starts at 3 p.m. Saturday Registration at 1 p.m., race starts at 3 p.m. Saturday

When: Registration at 1 p.m., race starts at 3 p.m. Saturday

Where:Where: Loudy-Simpson Park, 600 S. Ranney St. Loudy-Simpson Park, 600 S. Ranney St.

Where: Loudy-Simpson Park, 600 S. Ranney St.

Cost:Cost: $15 for adults, $7 ages 5 to 18, free to ages 4 and younger $15 for adults, $7 ages 5 to 18, free to ages 4 and younger

Cost: $15 for adults, $7 ages 5 to 18, free to ages 4 and younger

For more information:For more information: Call 970-824-5752 or email Call 970-824-5752 or email karli@grandfutures.orgkarli@grandfutures.org

For more information: Call 970-824-5752 or email karli@grandfutures.org

Bowl over the competition

Thunder Rolls Bowling Center'sThunder Rolls Bowling Center’s Halloween party for all ages includes specialty foods at the lanes as well as drink specials for the adults. Prizes are at stake for the best costume, so be sure to strike out from home with some good threads. Halloween party for all ages includes specialty foods at the lanes as well as drink specials for the adults. Prizes are at stake for the best costume, so be sure to strike out from home with some good threads.

Thunder Rolls Bowling Center's Halloween party for all ages includes specialty foods at the lanes as well as drink specials for the adults. Prizes are at stake for the best costume, so be sure to strike out from home with some good threads.

When:When: 8 p.m. to midnight Saturday 8 p.m. to midnight Saturday

When: 8 p.m. to midnight Saturday

Where:Where: Thunder Rolls Bowling Center, 900 Industrial Ave. Thunder Rolls Bowling Center, 900 Industrial Ave.

Where: Thunder Rolls Bowling Center, 900 Industrial Ave.

Cost:Cost: Free admission, check with organizers about bowling prices Free admission, check with organizers about bowling prices

Cost: Free admission, check with organizers about bowling prices

For more information:For more information: Call 970-824-2695 Call 970-824-2695

For more information: Call 970-824-2695

Zom prom

Cassidy's Bar and LoungeCassidy’s Bar and Lounge hosts Zombie Prom Saturday, giving participants a chance to dress up like the undead, hit the photo booth and maybe win a cash prize for best costume. Drink specials and live music from Bruiser Queen are also on tap, as well as an appearance by The Gorge on Halloween Day. hosts Zombie Prom Saturday, giving participants a chance to dress up like the undead, hit the photo booth and maybe win a cash prize for best costume. Drink specials and live music from Bruiser Queen are also on tap, as well as an appearance by The Gorge on Halloween Day.

Cassidy's Bar and Lounge hosts Zombie Prom Saturday, giving participants a chance to dress up like the undead, hit the photo booth and maybe win a cash prize for best costume. Drink specials and live music from Bruiser Queen are also on tap, as well as an appearance by The Gorge on Halloween Day.

A free shuttle will also be provided because there's nothing scarier than a drunk driver.

When:When: 8 p.m. Saturday 8 p.m. Saturday

When: 8 p.m. Saturday

Where:Where: Cassidy’s Bar and Lounge, at Clarion Inn & Suites, 300 S. Colorado Highway 13 Cassidy's Bar and Lounge, at Clarion Inn & Suites, 300 S. Colorado Highway 13

Where: Cassidy's Bar and Lounge, at Clarion Inn & Suites, 300 S. Colorado Highway 13

Cost:Cost: No cover charge No cover charge

Cost: No cover charge

For more information:For more information: 970-824-4000 970-824-4000

For more information: 970-824-4000

Mystical, musical merriment

JW Snack's Bar & GrillJW Snack’s Bar & Grill will feature live music from Northwest Colorado trio River City Band, as well as a costume contest and drink specials. will feature live music from Northwest Colorado trio River City Band, as well as a costume contest and drink specials.

JW Snack's Bar & Grill will feature live music from Northwest Colorado trio River City Band, as well as a costume contest and drink specials.

Sorry, kids, but this one is also strictly for ages 21 and up.

When:When: 10 p.m. to 2 a.m. Saturday 10 p.m. to 2 a.m. Saturday

When: 10 p.m. to 2 a.m. Saturday

Where:Where: JW Snack’s Bar & Grill, 210 E. Victory Way JW Snack's Bar & Grill, 210 E. Victory Way

Where: JW Snack's Bar & Grill, 210 E. Victory Way

Cost:Cost: No cover charge No cover charge

Cost: No cover charge

For more information:For more information: Call 970-826-0468 Call 970-826-0468

For more information: Call 970-826-0468

Downtown candy town

Downtown Craig is the place to be Halloween Day with a multitude of activities along Yampa Avenue. Enter the Downtown Business AssociationDowntown Business Association pumpkin carving contest — entries due by 2 p.m. Monday at Community Budget Center — and bring your kids later in the day for trick-or-treating at all the downtown businesses. Moffat County High School will also host Trunk or Treat downtown in a safe environment that includes traffic control on the busy street. pumpkin carving contest — entries due by 2 p.m. Monday at Community Budget Center — and bring your kids later in the day for trick-or-treating at all the downtown businesses. Moffat County High School will also host Trunk or Treat downtown in a safe environment that includes traffic control on the busy street.

Downtown Business Association pumpkin carving contest — entries due by 2 p.m. Monday at Community Budget Center — and bring your kids later in the day for trick-or-treating at all the downtown businesses. Moffat County High School will also host Trunk or Treat downtown in a safe environment that includes traffic control on the busy street.

When:When: 4 to 6 p.m. Monday 4 to 6 p.m. Monday

When: 4 to 6 p.m. Monday

Where:Where: 400 and 500 blocks of Yampa Avenue 400 and 500 blocks of Yampa Avenue

Where: 400 and 500 blocks of Yampa Avenue

Cost:Cost: Free Free

Cost: Free

For more information:For more information: Call 970-824-7898 Call 970-824-7898

For more information: Call 970-824-7898

Family fun

For those seeking an alternative to the dark side of Halloween, Craig Christian ChurchCraig Christian Church will host its annual Family Fun Fest on Monday. A fundraiser for the Joyful Noisemakers youth program, the evening includes carnival games, live music and concessions including nachos, chili, pie and more. will host its annual Family Fun Fest on Monday. A fundraiser for the Joyful Noisemakers youth program, the evening includes carnival games, live music and concessions including nachos, chili, pie and more.

Craig Christian Church will host its annual Family Fun Fest on Monday. A fundraiser for the Joyful Noisemakers youth program, the evening includes carnival games, live music and concessions including nachos, chili, pie and more.

When:When: 6 to 8 p.m. Monday 6 to 8 p.m. Monday

When: 6 to 8 p.m. Monday

Where:Where: Craig Christian Church, 960 W. Victory Way Craig Christian Church, 960 W. Victory Way

Where: Craig Christian Church, 960 W. Victory Way

Cost:Cost: Dinner tickets $3 apiece; game tickets 10 cents apiece Dinner tickets $3 apiece; game tickets 10 cents apiece

Cost: Dinner tickets $3 apiece; game tickets 10 cents apiece

For more information:For more information: Call 970-824-6024 Call 970-824-6024

For more information: Call 970-824-6024

Candy from cars

Hayden Congregational United Church of ChristHayden Congregational United Church of Christ is hosting Trunk or Treat, passing out candy from decorated automobiles, all ages welcome. Additional volunteers are also encouraged to join. is hosting Trunk or Treat, passing out candy from decorated automobiles, all ages welcome. Additional volunteers are also encouraged to join.

Hayden Congregational United Church of Christ is hosting Trunk or Treat, passing out candy from decorated automobiles, all ages welcome. Additional volunteers are also encouraged to join.

When:When: 5 to 8 p.m. Monday 5 to 8 p.m. Monday

When: 5 to 8 p.m. Monday

Where:Where: Hayden Congregational United Church of Christ, 202 E. Jefferson Ave., Hayden Hayden Congregational United Church of Christ, 202 E. Jefferson Ave., Hayden

Where: Hayden Congregational United Church of Christ, 202 E. Jefferson Ave., Hayden

Cost:Cost: Free Free

Cost: Free

For more information:For more information: Call 970-276-3510 Call 970-276-3510

For more information: Call 970-276-3510

It's alive!

Honor the memory of the late Gene Wilder in the best possible way with a free screening of "Young Frankenstein" Halloween day at the Chief TheaterChief Theater in Steamboat Springs. in Steamboat Springs.

Chief Theater in Steamboat Springs.

The blend of comedy and horror as only Mel Brooks and company could tell it includes some abby-normal laughs and scares for all.

And, no, it's not pronounced "Fronkensteen."

When:When: 7:30 p.m. Monday 7:30 p.m. Monday

When: 7:30 p.m. Monday

Where:Where: Chief Theater, 813 Lincoln Ave., Steamboat Springs Chief Theater, 813 Lincoln Ave., Steamboat Springs

Where: Chief Theater, 813 Lincoln Ave., Steamboat Springs

Cost:Cost: Free Free

Cost: Free

For more information:For more information: Call 970-871-4791 Call 970-871-4791

For more information: Call 970-871-4791

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