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“Howl-O-Ween” Microchip Special!

Thursday, October 30th 2014 - 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
at Whatcom Humane Society
2172 Division Street

Bring your animal to Whatcom Humane Society for a microchip i.d. for only $12–through November first! (Please do not bring birds or small rodents) Also, you can license your dog–with no late fees for renewals!

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“Nightmare Alley” Haunted House

Thursday, October 30th 2014 - 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
at The Skateway/Skagit Event Center
1645 South Walnut Street

The Skateway/Skagit Events Center is hosting the scary Nightmare Alley Haunted House (for ages twelve and up)–October 30th and 31st and November 1st. 

Admission is $12. (You get $2 off if you bring a canned food donation)

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“Nightmare On Railroad Avenue” Haunted House!

Thursday, October 30th 2014 - 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
at Boundary Bay Brewery & Bistro
1107 Railroad Avenue

Make.Shift presents (for two nights only) Nightmare On Railroad Avenue–a Haunted House (in the Boundary Bay beer garden) for all ages (but probably too scary for the little ones)–featuring “live actors, chilling detail and unbelievable scares”! Admission is $5.

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“The Rocky Horror Picture Show”

Thursday, October 30th 2014 - 8:00 pm
at Mount Baker Theatre
104 North Commercial Street

Bellingham’s Mount Baker Theatre is hosting their annual Hallowe’en presentation of The Rocky Horror Picture Show (rated “R”)featuring local actors and singers. The film will be projected onto a large screen, while the performers sing and act out key scenes.

Tickets are $10 (“plus applicable fees”) There are two shows (8pm and midnight), daily–October 30th-November 1st.

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Local Firefighter Fundraiser: “Operation Warm”

Friday, October 31st 2014 - All Day

For the second year Whatcom County firefighters are joining forces with the national non-profit Operation Warm to raise money to distribute specially-made Winter coats to local at-risk children. Last year Bellingham/Whatcom County Firefighters Local 106 distributed 60 (American-made) coats. This year, they’re hoping to raise enough to distribute 300 coats. October 31st is the fundraising deadline.

(If they reach their goal, firefighters will personally fit each child and help them write their names on the tag inside that reads, “Made especially for you”!)

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Trick Or Treat In Downtown Bellingham

Friday, October 31st 2014 - 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Participating businesses in downtown Bellingham welcome trick-or-treaters with free candy and treats! For a list of participating businesses click here!

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Trick Or Treat In Fairhaven

Friday, October 31st 2014 - 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Fairhaven welcomes trick-or-treaters with free candy and treats! Shops in Fairhaven will be decorated for the holiday, and there will be treats at most of the merchants (Look for the poster at participating locations). Don’t forget to stop by Fairhaven Pharmacy to get your photo taken!

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Hallowe’en Carnival In Depot Square!

Friday, October 31st 2014 - 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
at Depot Market Square
1100 Railroad Avenue

Bellingham Parks And Recreation presents a Hallowe’en Carnival for younger kids (second-graders and younger)–featuring face painting, a photo booth, a bounce house, games, popcorn and more! Admission is $3 per child. (Parents get in free!)

Haunted Forest Ferndale Food Bank Fundraiser

Friday, October 31st 2014 - 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
at Custer Sportsmen’s Club
3000 Birch Bay-Lynden Rd

Custer Sportsmen’s Club is hosting The Haunted Forest (for younger children, there’s an alternative Pumpkin Walk)–October 31st! (This event is an Eagle Scout Project planned by one of the Boy Scouts in Bellingham’s Troop 4063)

Admission is a non-perishable food donation for Ferndale Food Bank.

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Bellingham Storyteller’s Guild Presents Extremely Scary Stories!

Friday, October 31st 2014 - 7:00 pm
at Bellingham Public Library, Fairhaven Branch
1117 12th Street

Bellingham Storyteller’s Guild Presents Extremely Scary Stories (recommended for adults only)!

“These scary stories are not about blood, gore, guts and zombies. They are about ideas that slowly work their way into your psyche and cause you to check your backseat or have the feeling that something is watching you…”

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