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Enjoy these fun fall events

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October 24, 2012 | 1,849 views | 1 comment

A variety of events to celebrate the season are coming. Take your pick from this selection across the area.

New Berlin

•Don’t forget to mark your calendar for the seventh annual Winds of White Oak Halloween Haunt Saturday, Oct. 27, from 6 p.m. to midnight at 651 F.M. 2538 in New Berlin.

Have a frightfully fun time at the haunted barn, a hayride after dark, train rides, a costume contest, and more. Live entertainment will be provided by local band “Ranch Rock” from 8 p.m. to midnight. Admission will be $5 for ages 5-12, $8 for ages 13 and up, and kids 4 and under will be free.

For more information, email Dawn at windsofwhiteoak@gmail.com.


•Put on your costumes and your dancing shoes and party with the “Glenn Collins Band” Saturday, Oct. 27, from 8 p.m. to midnight at the Halloween Dance in the Geronimo VFW Post No. 8456 at 6808 N. S.H. 123 in Geronimo. Doors will open at 6:30 p.m.

Prizes will be awarded for best costumes. The dance is smoke-free and open to everyone for a $7 donation.

For more information or to make a reservation, contact Barbara Owen at 830-303-9903 or 830-379-1971 or email barbo1tx@aol.com.


•The Redeemer United Church of Christ will hold its Harvest Festival on Sunday, Oct. 28, in the Bexar Social Hall at 15681 Bexar Bowling Road in Marion.

A worship service will begin at 10:30 a.m. followed by a turkey dinner. Patrons can drive thru beginning at 11 a.m. or dine in at 11:30 a.m. Cost per plate is $8. Activities will include an auction, a country store, a bake sale, children’s games, and entertainment.

For more information, call 830-914-2168 or visit www.redeemerucc.com.

La Vernia

•Kick off your Halloween festivities with the free Haunted Hill Road haunted house at 174 Oak Hill Road in La Vernia. The haunted house will be open from 8-10 p.m. daily through Wednesday, Oct. 31.

Everyone is welcome.

For more information, call Lori Henderson at 830-477-8999 or email hauntedhillroad@hotmail.com.

•St. Ann’s parish community invites its neighborhood family and friends to join its Halloween festivities Wednesday, Oct. 31, from 5:30-8:30 p.m. on the church grounds at 14151 U.S. 87 in La Vernia.

Enjoy a trunk or treat, hayride, music, and fun. Remember to wear a costume! Call Janette to reserve a free parking space at 210-287-1745.

For more information, call Shannon Kosub at 210-508-7906.

San Antonio

•The San Antonio Symphony will perform its Halloween Spooktacular on Sunday, Oct. 28, at 1:30 p.m. in the Alamo Heights High School Auditorium at 6900 Broadway.

Children are invited to attend in costume. Enjoy featured selections Haydn’s “Witches Minuet,” Mozart’s “The Magic Flute,” and more.

Tickets are $8 for children under age 18, $16 for adults, and can be purchased at the Symphony Box Office, by calling 210-554-1010, or visiting sasymphony.org.

For more information, contact Jeremy Brimhall at 210-554-1006 or brimhallj@sasymphony.org.

•Enjoy a safe, fun costumed destination for kids after school Wednesday, Oct. 31, from 4-8:30 p.m. at the South Alamo Street entrance to Hemisfair Park, dubbed appropriately “Hemisfear” for its Halloween activities.

Kids will explore a haunted maze complete with costumed actors from the Magik Theatre, and enjoy trick-or-treating, a moonwalk castle, face painting, and sidewalk art. Adults and families will enjoy food trucks and music by “DT Buffkin and the Bad Breath.” The event is free. Costumes are encouraged.

For more information, visit www.hemisfair.org.

•The Resurrection United Methodist Church will hold a Trunk or Treat Wednesday, Oct. 31, from 6-8 p.m. in the church at 7709 Knowlton Road in San Antonio.

For more information, call Phyllis Fees at 210-218-9132.


•Floresville United Methodist Church invites all families with pre-school and elementary-aged children to its Trunk-Or-Treat Wednesday, Oct. 31, from 6-8 p.m. in the church parking lot at B and Fifth streets in Floresville.

Children can trick-or-treat from trunk to trunk. Church members will dress up in costume, decorate the trunks of their parked vehicles, and hand out candy and small reminders of God’s love for them. Enjoy this free, family-friendly event in a safe environment where each “house” is just a parking spot away.

For more information, call Jan Eddins at 830-393-2425 or email floresvilleumc@gmail.com.

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October 26, 2012 9:13pm

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