Fall Events and Halloween Happenings

2014 Trick or Treat Hours

Times for events and trick or treat will be posted as soon as possible
and are subject to change.

Cities of:
Chilton: October 31, 4-6 pm

Manitowoc:  October 31, 5-7 pm
Two Rivers: October 31, 5-7:30 pm

Villages of:
Cleveland: November 2, 4-6 pm
Francis Creek: October 26, 1-3 pm
Maribel: October 31, 4-6 pm
Mishicot: October 31, 5-7 pm

Reedsville: October 26, 2-4 pm
Valders: October 31, 5-7 pm
Whitelaw: October 26, 2-4 pm

Pumpkin Patches

Pumpkin Patch at Wilfert Farms
Our pumpkin patch is a great place for family fun during the fall season! You can pick your own or select from a large assortment of decorative, jack-0-lantern, pie, or white pumpkins that have already been picked. In addition we offer colored corn, corn stalks, and gourds for all your fall decorating needs.

Each year we entertain many large groups of  school children. If you or someone you know would like to bring a large group of  children, just contact us ahead of time so that we can make the experience one that the children will remember for a lifetime!

Open daily from 9 am-6 pm.
7528 Manitou Drive (one mile north of Shoto)
Two Rivers, WI 54241
(920) 683 – 3264
e-mail: sales@wilfertfarms.com

Shoops Orchard
Our family farm is open seasonally with many varieties of apples and squash, pears, gourds and pumpkins! We are located between Natural Ovens and the Manitowoc Area Visitors Center.

3120 county Road CR
Manitowoc, WI 54220
(920) 682-3036

Meuer Farm Corn Maize
The Meuer farm Corn maze offers something for everyone in the family!! From ages 1 to 100. Corn maze, hayrides, activity area with 80′ slide, corn box, farm animals, corn cannons and water balloon slingshots. Friday and Saturday nights it’s the night time maze with glow sticks. In October, a separate haunted cornfield opens up, “IF YOU DARE.” Always great food, free parking, fresh bakery and lots of pumpkins. See you in the maze!!!! Please visit our website for prices.

Open September 12, 2014 – November 2, 2014
Monday thru Thursday           1:00 pm –   6:00 pm    ticket sales end at 6 pm.       
Friday and Saturday                10:00 am – 10:00 pm   ticket sales end at 10 pm.
Sunday                                        10:00 am  –  6:00 pm   ticket sales end at 6 pm.

9 miles west of Chilton 
N2564 Hwy 151, Chilton, WI 53014
(920) 418-2676
meuerfarm.com/corn-maze.html

Costume Parties and Event

Downtown Two Rivers Trick or Treat!
Join us downtown for Trick or Treating at local businesses. Check the Two Rivers Main Street facebook page for an updated list. This is only for the downtown busineses. The city Trick or Treat hours are posted above.

October 25, 2014
11 am-2 pm

Kiel Trick or Treat Fest
Kurt Kane will perform magic, and Itchy the clown will be making balloon animals. Also face painting, limo rides, a bouncy house, games and more. Then at 4 pm, the Kiel Middle School Band will lead all off the trick or treating.

Kiel Middle School
October 26, 2014
Free
2-4 pm

All Hallows Eve
Old-fashioned Halloween fun with spooky stories by the fire, horse-drawn wagon rides, pumpkin carving, creepy characters like the village gravedigger and 19th-century-style entertainment including crafts, games and more!  Participate in a reading of The Legend of Sleepy Hollow at 5 pm. Keep an eye out for the Headless Horseman!

Pinecrest Historical Village
Oct 25, 2014
2-6 pm,
Fee charged except for members
(920) 684-4445

Halloween in the Mansion
Free family-friendly evening of costumes, stories, crafts and trick or treating in the mansion!

Rahr-West Art Museum
October 29, 2014
5:30-7 pm
Free
(920) 686-3090

Spooky Spectacular
Bonfire, costume contest, candy find, Halloween stories. Great candy find for children up to 12 years old. Halloween stories will add to the fun.

Neshotah Beach, Two Rivers
Oct 31, 2014
6:30 – 8 pm
Free
(920) 793-5593

 

Haunted Houses and Light Displays

The Maritime History Ghost Walk
This event is not recommended for children under 5. Join us for a unique Halloween experience. Our Maritime History Ghost Walk offers the chance to hear true Lake Michigan tales with an eerie twist. This outdoor walk includes tales of haunted lighthouses and ships and unsolved mysteries of the Great Lakes. Each outdoor walk is approximately 1 hour.

Wisconsin Maritime Museum
Oct 24, 25, 2014
6-7:30 pm
Fee charged
Space is limited so get there early!
(866) 724-2356 or (920) 684-0218
www.wisconsinmaritime.org

Haunted Submarine
For one night only, join the Wisconsin Maritime Museum for a tour aboard our WWII Submarine the USS Cobia! Find out what happens aboard the sub when the lights go out.

Wisconsin Maritime Museum
Oct 31, 2014
7 pm-midnight
Fee charged
(866) 724-2356 or (920) 684-0218
www.wisconsinmaritime.org

Haunted House of Bathory
Scary hotel, not suitable for very young children. House of Bathory is back once again for an all new spine chilling adventure capturing the essence of true horror on its grandest scale. Meet those who shocked the world with their sinister plans and disturbing minds that by the mere mention of their names, make you cringe.

Mad Hatter 901 S 8th Street (corner of 8th and Franklin
Street), Manitowoc
Oct 3, 4, 10, 11, 17, 18, 24, 25, 31, Nov 1, 2014: 7 pm to Midnight
and Oct 23, 30: 7-9 pm
Fee charged
www.deadbydawn.com/  

Jaeger Holiday Haus Halloween Lights to Music Show
Come see the Jaeger Holiday Haus! This is a free Halloween “Lights to Music” display at the home of Dana and Jill Jaeger.  Tune your radio in to 89.1 FM to “listen” to the lights. For those who may be interested we are collecting food and/or monetary gifts for Peter’s Pantry and Big Brothers Big Sisters of Manitowoc County.

Sun-Thurs 6-10 pm and Fri-Sat 6-11 pm
through Oct 6-31, 2014.
Free, but donations for Peters Pantry welcome
2123 S 13th St
Manitowoc, WI, 54220

Splatterhaus
One of the scariest haunts in Wisconsin. Not for kids! Do not enter if you are pregnant or suffer from asthma, heart conditions, seizures, or any kind of mental, or physical conditions that may be exacerbated by blinking lights, loud sounds or fear. 

Fri-Sat, Sept 27-Nov 1, from 7-11 pm
Fee charged
1912 Columbus St.,
Two Rivers, WI 54241

Just About Dead Haunted Attraction
A professional Haunted Attraction with a team that has served Northeastern Wisconsin’s Haunt Industry since 1998. This Haunt is dedicated and creates the most intense, high quality performances, goriest scenes and an overall frightening experience for your entertainment purposes. If you think you’ve seen it all, you must check out this Haunt before you’re just about dead. Extremely graphic, not for kids or adults with health issues.

Every Weekend in October
1206 25th St.,
Two Rivers, WI 54241

Fall Festivals

Art on the Lakeshore
Formerly known as Art in the Park, this Sunrise Optimists event is for kids 4-12 years old offers craft activities including pumpkin decorating, face painting, spinner art and more.

Oct 4, 2014
Manitowoc YMCA

Free
10 am-2 pm
(920) 684-6446

Enchanted Forest
Wear your costumes or warm clothing for a self-guided outdoor hike and indoor refreshments. Try apple-bobbing and holiday fun (educational event, not a scary one) Pre-registration required.

Oct 4, 2014
Woodland Dunes Nature Center
Fee charged
4-8 pm
(920) 754-4236
www.woodlanddunes.org

Applefest
Celebrate the harvest! This is a lovely reason to enjoy the changing seasons and spend some time shopping and indulging in a few sweets. With fresh apples, desserts, crafts, entertainment and more to entice you to visit downtown, you will be an apple lover in no time.

Oct 11, 2014
Two Rivers Central Park
9 am-5 pm
(920) 755-2775

Oktoberfest
Father Bill will give a Polka Mass, then go to the ‘tapping of the keg’, enjoy German music, food, bakery, demonstrations, exhibits, and a dance with the Jerry Voelker Band.

Oct 11, 2014
Agricultural Heritage Farm, Kewaunee
(920) 388-0604
www.agriculturalheritage.org

Owlfest
To learn about the Northern Saw Wet Owl, the evening will consist of owl prowl hike, family activities, live raptor presentations by Wildlife of Wisconsin and bird-banding programs! Park at Aurora Hospital on Memorial Drive, then hike or travel to the Owl Fest location!

Oct 18, 2014
Woodland Dunes Field Station, Two Rivers
4-10 pm
Fee charged
(920) 793-4007
www.woodlanddunes.org

Point Beach Fall Festival
Activities will include campsite decorating, pumpkin carving, a visit from Smokey the Bear, and star gazing. Food and beverages will be available for purchase at the lodge. Vehicle
admission passes are required. Event is sponsored by the Friends’  of Point Beach State Park.

Oct 18, 2014
Point Beach State Forest,
(920) 794-7480
www.friendsofpointbeachsf.org

Pumpkinfest
Fun day with music, food, games, pumpkin pancakes at the school, Clydesdale horse and wagon rides, arts and crafts, Giant Pumpkin Weigh-off, pumpkin baking contest, pumpkin carving and decorating contest, and parade at 12 pm.

Oct 18, 2014
Downtown Mishicot
8 am-4 pm
Free
(920) 755-2525
www.mishicot.org   

Harvest Moon Camp at Camp Tapawingo
4-H Membership is NOT required to attend.
• Open to all campers ages 7-14.
• All campers will receive a camp t-shirt.
Learn about Halloween Traditions in a scare-free environment and try your hand at Halloween games and outdoor activites. Have fun and practice outdoor skills like fire building, outdoor cooking, night hiking and shelter building. Also learn life skills like communication, decision making and team building. Although specific programs and activities change from year to year, what we always have is FUN! Fee Charged. Register at the UW-Manitowoc extension at 4319 Expo Drive or call for more information.

Oct. 24-26, 2014
Camp Tapawingo
920-755-2785

Performances

Music on the Farm
Listen to music while enjoying Heritage Food.
Oct. 1, 2014
Agricultural Heritage Farm,  Kewaunee
6-10 pm
(920) 388-0604
www.agriculturalheritage.org

Octoberfest: Manitowoc Symphony Orchestra
Start the evening with the ethnic sounds of the Dorf Kapelle and sample master microbrews. Then the Manitowoc Symphony Orchestra presents Viennese musical confections. Oct. 11, 2014
Capitol Civic Centre
7:30 pm
Fee charged
920-683-2184
www.manitowocsymphonyorchestra.org/concerts.html

Music of the Masters: The Lakeshore Wind Ensemble
Oct 18, 2014
Capitol Civic Centre
Fee charged
7:30 pm
920-683-2184
www.lakeshorewindensemble.org 

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