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Festivals and Halloween Events

Festivals and Halloween related events going on this weekend:


The Excelsior PTO Halloween Carnival will be from 6 to 9 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 27 in the Excelsior School Gym. Lots of games, food, prizes and fun!


The Huxley Volunteer Fire Department is having a Fall Festival at 5 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 27 at the fire house in Huxley. There will be a huge 24 plus gun raffle, Bingo starting at 5, BBQ chicken plates ready at 6 p.m., plus children’s games, cake walk, and auction benefitting the Huxley Volunteer Fire Department. Among the items will be a quilt, donated by a group of ladies from Toledo Bend Baptist Church.


The 3rd annual Joaquin Spook House is being held this year at 9956 State Highway 84 E Joaquin. There will be a $1 entry fee. All proceeds go to the Relay for Life Team to benefit The American Cancer Society. Donations will also be accepted. It will be held, Saturday, October 27 from 8pm to 12am. For more info call 936-269-9473\or 936.332.0203\or 936.572.0441.


The Timpson Ministerial Alliance and Timpson Area Chamber of Commerce is sponsoring a Fall Festival, from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 27 on the downtown square in Timpson. The event will feature games, surprises, treats and fun for the family. Plus, the movie, “Monster House”, will be shown starting at dark. You’re urged to come in fun costumes. All children must be accompanied by an adult. Most activities are for children, elementary age and younger.


There will be a Horse and Rider Costume Contest, sponsored by the Shelby County 4-H Horse Project, from 2:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m., Sunday, Oct. 28, at the home of Bob and Stacey Vandrovec in Huxley. There will be games on horseback plus games for non-riders. Refreshments will be provided. Horse must have negative coggins. For more information call 368-2752.

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