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CRAIG KELLY419-993-2077 ckelly@limanews.com



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October is not for the faint of heart.


If you would test your mettle in the face of fear, then set out for the many local haunts, corn mazes and events, some of which are already under way. Submit your event by emailing ckelly@limanews.com.


Lima


Lantern Tours


Scare Fair and Harold’s Haunted Cornfield


5891 Waynesfield Road


419-648-2887


scarefair.entertainerohio.com


Open 8 to 11 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays in September, 7:30 to 11 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays in October.


Halloween Gathering


Baton Rouge Health Services Community


2440 Baton Rouge Avenue


419-331-2773


2 to 3 p.m. Oct. 26. This gathering is aimed for local children through age 12. The children will receive chili, peanut butter sandwiches and punch, and get to trick or treat with the patients. Candy bags will be provided by Walgreens. There is no cost to participate.


Elida


Halloween Costume Contest


Elida High School Gym


7:15 p.m. Oct. 31. Costumes will be judged by Elida School Board candidates. The Elida High School band will play, and numerous prizes will be awarded in several age groups.


Pandora


Suter’s Corn Maze “Castle Days and Knights II”


12200 Pandora Road


419-384-3665


Open from 1 to 8 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays to Oct. 27.


$6 adults, $4.50 students (K-College)


Ottawa


Putnam County’s Haunted Cornfield


13360 Road 12


419-538-6333


www.pchaunt.com


Friday and Saturday nights 7:30 to 11 p.m. through Oct. 26


Sunday nights 7:30 to 9 p.m. Oct. 6, 13, and 20


$12 admission


Lafayette


Haunted Town Hall


101 High St.


hauntedtownhall.com


7:30 p.m. to midnight Fridays and Saturdays through October.


Van Wert


Kernel Coopers Corn Maze


9867 Mendon Road


419-968-2536


www.kernelcoopers.com


Open weekends through Nov. 2. Hours are 7 p.m. to midnight Fridays, 1 p.m. to midnight Saturdays and 1 to 9 p.m. Sundays. $8 adults, $6 for ages 5-11, seniors over 65, and military personnel and free for 4 and younger.


Hiestand’s Haunted Woods


Hospital Drive, next to Van Wert County Hospital


hiestandshauntedwoods.com


Open 8 to 11 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays in October. $8 regular admission, $2 for family-friendly kiddie lane. Receive $1 off regular admission with donation of a canned food item.


Fall Mums and Pumpkin Festival


6588 Pollock Road, Convoy


www.lincolncandleco.com


Open noon to 7 p.m. Saturdays and noon to 6 p.m. each weekend through October. $7.50 admission, ages 3 and under free. Attractions include zipline, petting zoo, corn maze, food and other family activities.


Vaughnsville


Vaughnsville Halloween Carnival


Vaughnsville Community Center


3 to 6 p.m. Nov. 3. $3 adult admission, $2 kids 12 and under, maximum $10 per family. Admission gets you one ticket for a food item and five game tickets. Canned good donation gets an additional five tickets, with a maximum of four cans donated per family. Attractions include costume contest, games, prizes, raffles, and a haunted house.


St. Marys


Girty’s Town Rendezvous


High Street Shelterhouse


A candlelight walk will begin at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 18 to 20 at the shelterhouse and feature tales of St. Marys.


Findlay


The Fear Factory


260 E. Pine Ave.


www.thefearfactory.net


Open Fridays and Saturdays through October from 7 p.m. to midnight. $10 admission. Also open Sundays from 7 to 10 p.m. for $8 admission.


Train of Terror and Haunted Engine House


11600 County Road 99


Open 8 to 11 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays in October. $6 admission. For ages 13 and over.


Wapakoneta


Chamber of Commerce Halloween Parade


Oct. 24 beginning at 7:30 p.m. The parade will start at the Auglaize County Fairgrounds and will make its way downtown via Auglaize Street. Viewers may begin to line up for the parade at 4:30.


TRICK OR TREAT TIMES


Ada: 5 to 7 p.m. Oct. 31 (tentative)


American Township: 5 to 7 p.m. Oct. 31


Auglaize Township: 6 to 8 p.m. Oct. 31


Bath Township: 6 to 8 p.m. Oct. 31


Bluffton: 6 to 7:30 p.m. Oct. 31


Buckland: 6 to 7:30 p.m. Oct. 31


Delphos: 6 to 7:30 p.m. Oct. 31


Elida: 5 to 7 p.m. Oct. 31


Findlay: 6:30 to 8 p.m. Oct. 31


Harrod: 6 to 8 p.m. Oct. 31


LACNIP Resource Center: 6 to 8 p.m. Oct. 31


Lima City: 6 to 8 p.m. Oct. 31


Perry Township: 6 to 8 p.m. Oct. 31


Safety City: noon to 2 p.m. Oct. 26


Shawnee Township: 6 to 8 p.m. Oct. 31


St. Marys: 6 to 8 p.m. Oct. 31


Uniopolis: 6 to 7:30 p.m. Oct. 31


Van Wert: 4 to 6 p.m. Oct. 26


Wapakoneta: 6 to 7:30 p.m. Oct. 31


Waynesfield: 6 to 7:30 p.m. Oct. 26


Submit your area’s trick or treat schedule to ckelly@limanews.com.


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