Friday, October 31, 2008

Where to trick or treat

The following is a list of Halloween events happening in the New River Valley:

When: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Where: Montgomery-Floyd Regional Library System, all branches
Contact: Linda Spivey at 382-6965, ext. 21

Celebrate Halloween at the Montgomery County Government Center in Christiansburg. Wear costumes and bring a large bag for goodies.
When: 2 to 4:30 p.m.
Where: Montgomery County Government Center, 755 Roanoke St., Christiansburg
Contact: 382-6975

Downtown Blacksburg Halloween
Trick-or-treating for kids, ghostly tours of the town, music, costume contests and more.
When: 4 to 8 p.m.
Where: Farmers market parking lot, downtown Blacksburg
Contact: Laureen Blakemore, 230-0454,

Scare Fair
A Halloween event for kids hosted by the Honor Society of New River Community College.
When: 5 to 8 p.m.
Where: United Steel Workers Union Hall, 7322 Peppers Ferry Blvd., Fairlawn
Cost: $5, general; free, children 1 and younger
Contact: Brian Clark, 674-3600,
Carnival & Candy Circus
For children 12 and younger. Costumes are optional but all children must be accompanied by an adult. Candy, food, drinks, carnival games and inflatable games are free.
When: 6 to 8:30 p.m.
Where: Radford Worship Center, 1820 Second St., Radford
Cost: Free
Contact: 639-6287,

First Ever Halloween Party
Come in costume for a free skate rental. Plus games and prizes and a late night skate for ages 11 to 18 from 11 p.m. to midnight.
When: 7 p.m. to midnight
Where: Adventure World Skate and Fun Center, 200 Midway Plaza Drive, Christiansburg
Contact: 382-1717,

A Kind Halloween
The Kind returns to haunt Floyd’s Pine Tavern.
When: 8:30 p.m. to midnight
Where: The Pine Tavern, 611 Floyd Highway N., Floyd
Cost: $5
Contact: 745-4482,

Halloween Bash and Costume Contest
Featuring Accordion Death Squad with Rock and Roll Cannibals.
When: 9:30 p.m.
Where: Gillie’s Restaurant, 153 College Ave., Blacksburg
Contact: 961-2703,
“The Rocky Horror Picture Show”
The cult movie returns for Halloween showings. Come in costume.
When: 10 to 11:30 p.m.
Where: Commonwealth Ballroom, Squires Student Center, Virginia Tech
Cost: $3, admission; $1.50, Rocky Horror Survival Packs
Contact: Robert Sebek, 231-1849,


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