Fall Events and Halloween Happenings

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  • 2013 Trick or Treat Hours

    Times for events are subject to change.

    Cities of:
    Chilton: October 27 from 3-5 pm
    Kiel: October 27 from 4-6 pm
    Manitowoc: October 31 from 5-7 pm
    Two Rivers: October 31 from 4:30-7 pm

    Villages of:
    Cleveland: October 27 from 4-6 pm
    Francis Creek: October 27 from 1-3 pm
    Kellnersville: October 27 from 4-6 pm
    Maribel: October 31, 4-6 pm
    Mishicot: October 31, 5-7 pm
    St. Nazianz:   October 27 from 2-4 pm
    Valders: October 27 from 4-6 pm
    Whitelaw: October 27 from 2-4 pm 

    Pumpkin Patches

    Pumpkin Patch at Wilfert Farms
    Wilfert Farms 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 at Wilfert Farms Pumpkin Patch we entertain any large groups of school children. If you or someone you know would like to bring a large group of
    children to Wilfert Farms Pumpkin Patch, 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
    Phone: 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 13-November 3, 2013
    Monday thru Thursday  1:00 pm -6:00 pm ticket sales end at 5 pm.
    Friday 9:00 am – 11:00 pm ticket sales end at 10 pm.
    Saturday 10:00 am – 11:00 pm ticket sales end at 10 pm.
    Sunday   10:00 am – 6:00 pm ticket sales end at 5 pm.9 miles west of Chilton
    N2564 Hwy 151,
    920-418-2676
    meuerfarm.com/corn-maze.html

    Costume Parties and Event

    19th Annual Halloween Dance & Raffle: Reedsville First Responders,
    Join us for this annual tradition! DJ-Main Connection from, raffle prizes, costume prizes!

    October 26, 2013
    Reedsville Firefighters Park
    Fee charged
    8:30 pm-12:30 am
    (920) 754-4421

    Halloween Skate
    Special admission if you wear a costume.

    October 26, 2013
    Fee charged
    Manitowoc County Ice Center
    920-683-4378

    Two Rivers Downtown Merchant Trick or Treat
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    wo Rivers Main Street will once again be hosting the downtown business trick-or-treat. We will start the day with a pet costume contest at 10:30 am in the band shell in Central Park, and trick or treat starts at 11 am!

    Saturday Oct 26, 2013
    10:30 am-2 pm
    Free
    Downtown Two Rivers

    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
    Oct. 27, 2013
    FREE
    1:30-6 pm

    Halloween In The Mansion
    Join us for a family-friendly evening of costumes, stories, crafts and trick-or-treating in the Vilas-Rahr Mansion!

    Rahr-West Art Museum
    October 30, 2013
    6-7:30 pm
    920-686-3090
    www.rahrwestartmuseum.org

    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

    FREE
    6:30 – 8 pm Oct 31, 2013
    Neshotah Beach, Two Rivers
    920-793-5593

    Haunted Houses and Light Displays

    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.

    Oct 11-Nov 2, 2013
    Thurs, Fri and Sat 7 pm to Midnight
    Mad Hatter 901 S 8th Street (corner of 8th and Franklin
    Street), Manitowoc

    Splatter Haus Haunted House
    Scary warehouse, not suitable for children. The only haunted house in Wisconsin run by adults to scare adults.

    Fee Charged
    Sept 27-Oct 26 and Nov 1-2, 2013
    Fri and Sat, Tickets go on sale at 7 pm,
    house open from 7:15 pm-12 am
    1912 Columbus Street, Two Rivers

    The Maritime History Ghost Walk
    This event is not recommended for children under 5.
    Join the Wisconsin Maritime Museum 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.

    Fee Charged.
    7 -8:30 pm on Oct 25-26, 2013
    Fee Charged.
    Space is limited so reservations are strongly recommended, but not required.
    866-724-2356 or at 920-684-0218
    www.wisconsinmaritime.org

    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 pm-10pm and Fri-Sat 6 pm-11 pm
    through October 31st, 2013.
    FREE
    2123 S 13th St
    Manitowoc, WI, 54220

    Fall Festivals

    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 5, 2013
    Woodland Dunes Nature Center
    Fee charged
    5-8 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 12, 2013
    Two Rivers Central Park
    9 am-5 pm
    920-755-2775

    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!

    October 19, 2013
    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. Please remember that there will be NO trick-or- treating. Event is sponsored by the Friends’ Group

    Oct 19, 2013
    Point Beach State Forest,
    920-794-7480
    www.friendsofpointbeachsf.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 920-755-2785 for more information.

    Oct. 25-27, 2013
    Camp Tapawingo
    920-755-2785

    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. 26, 2013
    Agricultural Heritage Farm, Kewaunee
    920-388-0604
    www.agriculturalheritage.org

    Performances

     Music on the Farm
    Listen to music while enjoying Heritage Food.

    Oct. 2, 2013
    Agricultural Heritage Farm,  Kewaunee
    6-10 pm
    920-388-0604
    www.agriculturalheritage.org

    Capitol Civic Center Gala Grand Opening
    Join us This is your opportunity to see 14 Capitol Arts Partners on one extraordinary evening at the Capitol Civic Centre as we reveal the newly-renovated Capitol and celebrate the lakeshore community’s performing arts!

    Oct. 5, 2013
    Fee charged
    7:30 pm
    920-683-2184
    www.cccshows.org

    M-M-Mel Tillis
    He’s been recording songs since the late 1950′s. He was  awarded the National Medal of Arts for his contributions to country music in 2012 by President Obama. Don’t miss this opportunity to see this music legend on stage at the Capitol!

    Oct. 9, 2013
    Capitol Civic Centre
    Shows at 2 pm and  7 pm
    920-683-2184
    www.cccshows.org

    Sacred and Sentimental: Manitowoc Symphony Orchestra
    Featuring Nathaniel Olson, and Wayne Wildman, with music by Bach and Copland.

    Oct. 12, 2013
    Capitol Civic Centre
    7:30 pm
    Fee charged
    920-683-2184
    www.manitowocsymphonyorchestra.org/concerts.html

    Music of the Masters: The Lakeshore Wind Ensemble
    David Bourgeois, Assistant Conductor Festive Overture, Opus 96, by Dimitri Shostakovich Festival Prelude, by Alfred Reed Piano Concerto in E-Flat, by Franz Liszt,Dr Arthur Johnson, Piano Soloist.
    Oct 19, 2013
    Capitol Civic Centre
    Fee charged
    7:30 pm
    920-683-2184
    www.cccshows.org

     

    An Evening of Classic Lily Tomlin
    Please join us as we proudly open our season with the legendary Lily Tomlin, one of America’s foremost comedians. Starring in television, theater, movies, animation, and video, Lily Tomlin has won numerous awards including six Emmy’s, two Tony’s, a Cable Ace Award for production, a Grammy and two Peabody Awards.
    Oct. 26, 2013
    Capitol Civic Centre
    Fee charged
    7:30 pm
    920-683-2184
    www.cccshows.org

    Legend of Sleepy Hollow
    This classic tale will enchant and delight. Part of the Capitol Student Adventure Series and open to the public.
    Oct. 28, 2013
    Capitol Civic Centre
    Fee charged
    10 am & 1 pm
    920-683-2184
    www.cccshows.org

     

     

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