School's Out Extravaganza of Halloween Haunts

School's Out Extravaganza of Halloween Haunts

Thursday, Friday & Saturday
October 28-30

A variety of FREE programs for ages 6-18
(children under age 8 should be accompanied by a responsible adult)

Including movies, games, crafts, contests & prizes, live music and so much more!

 

Thursday, October 28th

  • 9:30am - 7:30pm - Pumpkin / gourd contest entries accepted at the circulation desk
  • 10:00am - 12:30pm - Showing the first Harry Potter movie *
  • 12:30pm - 2:00pm - Diagon Alley open for business! Harry Potter themed food, frights & fun!
  • Noon - 4:00 pm - "Silver CREEP Room" open for fools: creepy crafting, ghoulishly-gross goodies and frightfully festive fun
  • 2:00 - 4:45 pm - Showing the second Harry Potter movie *
  • 5:00pm - 6:00pm - Hi-ye home for dinner!
  • 6:00pm - 7:30pm - Showing the third Harry Potter movie *

 

Friday, October 29th

  • 10:00am - 1:00pm - Showing the fourth Harry Potter movie *
  • Noon - 4:00pm - Silver CREEP Room open for fools
  • 1:00pm - 2:00pm - Diagon Alley open for business
  • 2:00pm - 4:15pm - Showing the fifth Harry Potter movie *
  • 4:30pm - 5:30pm - Costume & Pumpkin / Gourd Contests

 

Saturday, October 30th

  • 10:00am - Noon - Harry Potter-esque brunch of Butterbeer and Wizard Cakes
  • Noon - 2:30 - Showing the sixth Harry Potter movie *

 

* Serving "Witchcorn" and "Pick Your Poison" personal beverage, fresh from the bowels of "Snape's Potions Pantry"

 

Saturday, October 30th AFTER HOURS

MONSTER MASH

HIGH SCHOOLERS ONLY!

Theme for the evening: Zombies vs...???

Featuring LIVE MUSIC by

  • We Love Lunch &
  • Benjamin Schwewmmer

Crazy Costumes - Ghoulish Goodies - Creepy Contests

Those wearing zombie costumes compete against all others... Zombies UNITE!

Oh, yes... there will be PRIZES

 

Creepily creative Pumpkin/Gourd Contest

Carve, decorate, paint and/or creatively embellish a pumpkin or gourd. Use your own, OR, starting October 21, pumpkins and gourds will be available, WHILE SUPPLIES LAST, at the Ripon Public Library circulation desk.

Bring your finished pumpkin to the library on Thursday, October 28 between 9:30 a.m. and 7:30 p.m. Winners will be announced at the costume contest on Friday @ 4:30 p.m.

Categories:

  • Perfectly Painted
  • Best Dressed
  • Jammin’ Jack-o-Lantern
  • Carefully Carved
  • Mixed Media Madness
  • Scariest
  • Best Multi-Gourd Sculpture
  • Best in show : Grades K-2; 3-5; 6-8; 9-12

1st place and runner up in each category win a prize. Judged by Library Staff.

 

Costume Contest

Friday, October 29 at 4:30 p.m. in the Silver CREEP Room
 

Categories:

  • Super Scary
  • Cleverly Creative
  • Ug-Ug-Ugliest
  • Deadest
  • Silliest
  • Cuteness Overload
  • Happily Home-made
  • Marvelous Make-up
  • Best in show : Grades K-2; 3-5; 6-8; 9-12

1st place and runner up in each category win a prize. Judged by Local Celebs!

 

Many thanks to our sponsors!

  • Prellwitz Produce
  • Walvogel Farm
  • Friends of the Ripon Public Library