Stay dry with these Halloween community events

Don't let the rain put a damper on your Halloween festivities. Here's a list of community events for ghouls and goblins to take advantage of:

The major malls will feature store-to-store treat gatherings. Alderwood's fun starts at 4 p.m. Both Southcenter and Tacoma malls get the party started at 5 p.m. Crossroads Bellevue has 'Mall-o-ween' from 5-8 p.m. The ghoulish good time at Kent Station starts at 4 p.m., with a costume contest at 4:30 p.m.
Everest College at Northgate will host your little princess or pirate from 3-5 p.m.

Wednesday, Oct 31:

KUBE Haunted House
Morgue-themed haunted house, 6-10 p.m.; 5000 E. Marginal Way S., Seattle; $18-$28, Sunday admission $16 with three or more cans food-bank donation (206-762-2067 or

Nile Country Club Haunted House
Haunts, costumes encouraged, families 5-7 p.m., full scare 7-11 p.m.. Nile Shrine Center, 6601 244th St. S.W., Mountlake Terrace; $10 (

Dia de los Muertos, Tacoma Art Museum
Dia de los Muertos exhibit (through Nov. 4), 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Tacoma Art Museum, 1701 Pacific Ave., Tacoma; $8-$10 (253-272-4258 or

Haunted Conservatory Halloween Open House
Carved-pumpkin contest (drop off carved pumpkins 7 a.m.-6 p.m. Oct. 29), "Little Shop of Horrors" video, fortune teller, treats, 5 p.m., Volunteer Park Conservatory, 1400 E. Galer St., Seattle; free (206-322-4112 or

Magnolia Li'l Spooky Things
Treats, pumpkin decorating, games for ages 4 and younger, costumes encouraged, 11 a.m., Magnolia Community Center, 2550 34th Ave. W., Seattle; $3 /per child (206-386-4235).

Seattle Musical Theatre Halloween Make-Up
Theater experts paint faces of kids ages 2 to 12, by appointment, 3-5:30 p.m., Magnuson Community Center, 7110 62nd Ave. N.E., Seattle; free, donations accepted (206-684-7026).

Community Halloween Event

Halloween for all ages, trick-or-treating, 3-5 p.m., Everest College Seattle, 2111 N. Northgate Way, Seattle; free (206-440-3090).

Trick-or-Treat at U Village
Trick-or-treating at stores and restaurants, 4-6 p.m., University Village Mall, 25th Avenue Northeast and Northeast 45th Street, Seattle (206-523-0622 or

Seattle Children's Museum Costume Carnival
Halloween party for ages 10 and younger and their families, Haunted Mountain, stories, scavenger hunt, trick-or-treat, costumes encouraged, no masks, 4-8 p.m., Seattle Children's Museum, Seattle Center, Seattle; free (

Montlake Fall Carnival

Haunted house, carnival games for ages 5 to 12, 5 p.m., Montlake Community Center, 1618 E. Calhoun St., Seattle; free (206-684-4736).

Fall Festival and Halloween Carnival
Treats, pony rides, train rides, bouncy house, games, craft activities, food vendors, 1-5 p.m., Fox Hollow Farm, 12031 Issaquah-Hobart Road S.E., Issaquah; $5-$10 (425-996-0575 or

Trick or Treat, Kent Station
Trick or treat from participating merchants, 4-6 p.m., costume contest, 4:30 p.m., Kent Station, 417 Ramsay Way, Kent (

Trick or Treat, Lake Forest Park Town Center
Trick or treat from participating merchants, 4-6 p.m.; party in the Commons, music, dance, contests, games, treats, 6-7:30 p.m., Lake Forest Park Town Center, 17171 Bothell Way N.E., Lake Forest Park (206-366-3302 or

Trick or Treat, Bainbridge

Winslow Way closed to vehicles for trick or treat, 4-6 p.m., downtown Bainbridge Island (206-842-2982 or

Thursday, Nov. 1:

Hard-Cider Tasting
Taste locally crafted ciders, proceeds benefit City Fruit fruit-harvest program, 5-8 p.m. Olson Kundig Architects, 406 Occidental Ave., Seattle; $25 (

Friday, Nov. 2:

Wild Fish Soiree & Benefit Auction
Music, food, wine, keynote speaker Bill McMillan, to benefit Wild Fish Conservancy, 6 p.m. at Chateau Ste. Michelle, Woodinville; $125 (425-788-1167 or

Saturday, Nov. 3:

Road to Paradise Wine and Brew Festival
Washington state wine and microbrew tastes, entertainment, 2-9 p.m. Lion's Hall, Ashford, Pierce County; $20/through Oct. 31, then $25 (,local lodging info and promotions,