Halloween events in the county set

  There are all types of Halloween activities being planned for Switzerland County as the county heads into October.


There are all types of Halloween activities being planned for Switzerland County as the county heads into October.

• The town of Vevay will hold its Trick or Treat in town on Saturday, October 27th. It will be held from 6-8 p.m. Residents are reminded to turn their front porch lights on if they are participating.

Also in Vevay beginning at 5 p.m. on Saturday, October 27th, the town of Vevay and the Jeff-Craig Volunteer Fire Department will sponsor a Halloween event in the Paul Ogle Riverfront Park.

Everyone is invited to come down and set up for the ‘Trunk or Treat’, and participants are encouraged to decorate their trunk and pass out candy; with a prize being awarded for the best decorated trunk.

Those wanting a ‘Trunk or Treat’ space can register at https://form.jotform.com/casiejesop/trick-or-treat-signup-form.

There will be a parade in the park beginning at 5 p.m.; and there will also be a costume contest at 5:30 p.m. at the basketball courts. Line up for the parade will begin at 4 p.m. at the Jeff-Craig Firehouse on Ferry Street at the bottom of Vevay Hill.

‘Trunk or Treat’ will begin in the park immediately following the parade. Those wishing to participate in ‘Trunk or Treat’ are asked to be at the park by 4 p.m.

Organizers are looking for donations of candy for the event. Donations may be dropped off at the Switzerland County Tourism office, First Financial Bank, or H & Co. Hair Salon.

For more information, contact Traci Earls at (812) 571-0195; Marylee Tolbert at (812) 584-6902; or Casie Jesop at (812) 599-0662.

The Halloween Dance Party and Costume Contest will be on Saturday, October 20th at the Patriot Town Hall, 352 3rd Street in Patriot for kids ages 8-14. The doors will be locked at 6 p.m. and re-open at 9 p.m. Refreshments, music and fun will be provided. Those in costume could win a prize.

The Moorefield Community Fire Department  will host its 5th Annual Trunk or Treat on Saturday, Oct. 27th from 7 to 9 p.m. There will be a Best Decorate Truck Contest.

Trunk or Treat will be Wednesday, October 31st, Halloween night at the intersection of Highways 156 and 250 beginning at 6 p.m. and ending at 9 p.m. The parking lot at the four-way light will be available for parking.

The Patriot/Posey Park Board consists of President Nicole Renyer, Secretary Amanda Harris, Vice President Brian Winter, Treasurer Theresa Winter, and members Jerry Turner, Samantha Hankinson and Stephany Abplanalp.

Trunk or Treat will be held on Oct. 31st  from 6 p.m.-8 p.m. at the Riverview Baptist Church, 1341 Spring Branch Road.