Frightful doings and ghastly gatherings
Chester: Merchant's Safe Trick or Treat, 3 - 5 p.m., Main Street businesses open their doors and bowls of goodies to trick-or-treaters, young or gently used. For more information call Chester-Lake Almanor Chamber of Commerce 258-2426.
Quincy: Safe Trick or Treat, 3 - 6 p.m. in downtown. For information, Sarah at 283-0188.
Quincy: Haunts, Spectres and Mysterious Creatures of Plumas County, 6:30 - 8 p.m., lawn of the Variel House at the Plumas County Museum. Ghostly tales and legends of Plumas County apparitions, phantoms and mysterious phenomenon; $5 donation at the door, benefits the museum, 283-6320.
Chester: Halloween Party, 9 p.m. - 1 a.m.; Almanor Bowling Center, 376 Main St.; SIDE F/X and costume contest, judging at midnight - cash prizes
Chester: Harvest Festival, costumes, bounce house, food and fun, 3 - 6 p.m. Lake Almanor Community Church, 2610 Plumas County Road A-13. For more information call 596-3683.
Chester: A Howling Good Time, 2-4 p.m., Treats Dog Company, 525 Main St. A Halloween party for our four-legged friends and their owners; bobbing for biscuits, pet costume contest, goodie bags and photos with Nancy the Scary Witch. For more information call 258-0323.
Chester: 12th annual Halloween Bash at the Pines, Halloween Party at Plumas Pines Resort, 3000 Almanor Drive West, Prattville-Lake Almanor.
All bands start at 9 p.m.
Graeagle: Trunk or Treat, Graeagle Community Church; a fun and safe alternative for kids on Halloween. For information, 836-2405.
Portola: Grizzly Creek Ranch Community Halloween Safe Trick or Treat, 6 - 9 p.m., 5900 Grizzly Road. Dinner, haunted hayride, giveaways, activities, costume contest, best-decorated cabin contest; free for kids 16 and under, $2 for adults. For information, Rachelle Ramelli at Plumas Bank 832-4405, ext. 1201; Julie Rizzo, City of Portola, 832-6803; Audrey Ellis, Eastern Plumas Chamber of Commerce, 836-6811.
Quincy: Lady Elks' Halloween Ball, 8 p.m., Quincy Elks Lodge. Music by Trash Gordon Band, cash prizes for costumes, 50/50 drawing, frightfully ghoulish delicacies, no-host bat; $15 presale, available at Carey Candy Co. or from a Lady Elk. For information, Betty at 832-4759 or Judy at 283-4347