Mukwonago area hosts Halloween fun
Whether you like your Halloween with a little spook, a lot of candy or some beautiful fall colors Mukwonago has a host of events coming up to ensure even the oldest ghosts and goblins have a great time.
Jack-o-Lantern Jaunt and Halloween Haunt
In it's 11th year the Jack-O-Lantern Jaunt has once again teamed up with the Mukwonago Rotary Club's Halloween Haunt to create and evening of spooktacular family fun. Hundreds of pumpkins like the way in Mukwonago's Field Park as residents drive through from 6-6:45 or walk through from 7-10 p.m. on Oct. 18 and 19. Make your way through the spooky pavilion, play games and enjoy refreshments. At 8 p.m. the move "The Giant Spider" will also play in the park. Admission is $2 for adults and $1 for kids 12 and under and all of the money goes to support community iniatives.
If your family or business is interested in placing a pumpkin in the park just drop off your carved pumpkin off at Field Park on Friday Oct. 18 from 1-5 p.m.
Eagle Business Association Pumpkin Party
The 6th Annual Eagle Community Pumpkin Party will be held on Oct. 26 from 12-4 p.m. in and around the Village of Eagle. Register at the Gazebo to get a $1 wristband and a bag of goodies. Events include cookie decorating, caramel apple decorating, a color contest, the big slide story time, a monster mall, story time, a pet costume contest, crafts, balloon clown, face painting, pumpkin painting, the Palmyra Eagle Community Band, and concessions. The Grand Finale Pumpkin Drop is scheduled for 4 p.m. The Eagle Fire Department will host a pancake breakfast from 8 a.m. to noon. Participants are also asked to help Can the Casket by bringing a canned good or non-perishable food item for the Eagle Food Pantry.
Elegant Farmer's Autumn Harvest Festival
When you're continuing a family tradition or starting a new on, The Elegant farmer offers a family fun apple and pumpkin picking experience each weekend until Oct. 26. The family-friendly 5-acre corn maze, hayrides, pony rides and a train ride will round out the day while observing the beautiful and quickly changing fall colors. For more information about the Autumn Harvest Festival visit elegantfarmer.com
Old World Wisconsin's Halloween Legends and Lore
Find your way through mazes, flee ghosts, solve strange riddles, create artifacts and encounter cackling witches, gloomy grave diggers and strange beasts. Enjoy tasty treats and drinks and wrap up the night with the bonfire finale. Oct 18-19 and 25-26 from 4:30-8:30 p.m.
Old World Wisconsin's Halloween Dinner Theatre Wake Not the Dead
Enjoy a themed harvest meal followed by a lam-lit stroll to a live drama that will thrill and chill you. One weekend left, Oct. 18 and 19 at 7 p.m. and Oct. 20 at 5 and 8 p.m.
Fore more information on either of these events visit oldworldwisconsin.wisconsinhistory.org
East Troy's Tracks and Treats
The East Troy Electric Railroad will host Tracks & Treats during Halloween weekend. Children who arrive in Halloween costumes can ride the rails for free with an adult admission and all ghoulish boys and girls will receive trees from their haunted hosts. The event takes place Saturday Nov. 2 and Sunday Nov. 3. The normal fall schedule will be in-place offering hourly departures from the eerie East Troy depot beginning at 11 a.m. and with the last train leaving at 3 p.m. The railroad operates a 10-miles round trip from its historic depot and museum to the Elegant Farmer in Mukwonago.
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