Fall fun and Halloween happenings


Here are some fun activities happening in the area today through Monday, Oct. 27-29. Check www.CullmanTribune.com/calendar for more information. The Tribune will publish a new list on Tuesday with events for Oct. 30-31.

Saturday, Oct. 27

10th Annual Parkside Pumpkin Run-  9 a.m.

12431 Alabama Highway 69, Baileyton

Parkside School will be hosting its 10th annual race – The Great Pumpkin Run – at 9 a.m. This will be a fun 5K run through Baileyton, beginning at the school and ending at the park. All ages and experience groups are invited. Childcare will be provided at no cost for parents who wish to participate in the 5K. Don’t like to run? Walkers are welcome! Want to sleep in? You can buy a T-shirt and we’ll hold it for you at the school.

Following the awards ceremony, we will offer a tour of the Hogwarts Hallway at Parkside for all participants and their guests.


Holly Pond Vintage Market- 9 a.m.-5 p.m.

Governor’s Park, Holly Pond

The owners of Holly Pond antique store The Middle of Nowhere are teaming up with the Town of Holly Pond Town Council to host the second annual Holly Pond Vintage Market at Governor’s Park. The event will showcase antiques, vintage and handmade items from local businesses and vendors and more. There will also be children’s activities and live entertainment provided by local Cullman band Round 2, as well as Jesse Priest. Delicious foods like homemade cinnamon rolls, fried pies, chili, grilled hot dogs, corn on the cob and gourmet popcorn will be available, along with farm-fresh eggs and pumpkins.


Spook the Lake- 1-5 p.m.

Smith Lake

Spook the Lake is basically Trick or Treating, Smith Lake Style! Decorate your docks and hand out candy/other goodies to kids coming by boat. Fun for all!

Visit www.lewissmithlake.com/spook-the-lake-2018/ for more information and to register your dock!


FREE Fall Festival Night at East Side Baptist- 2-5 p.m.

1111 Third St. SE, Cullman


This is a wonderful event for the whole family! We hope to see everyone out there for all sorts of fun and entertainment!

We do ask that you don't bring any scary costumes to this event since it is a family-friendly night. Thanks!


5th Annual Easy Pickens Antique Market Halloween Trunk or Treat- 5-7 p.m.

6474 County Road 222, Cullman

Join us for our fifth annual Easy Pickens Antique Market Halloween Trunk or Treat. We will have tons of candy in our spooky area out back, snacks inside the store, and lots of Halloween fun.


Logan Junior High Community Center Open House- Greens, Beans & Music- 5-8 p.m.

4234 County Road 831, Logan

Take a tour, enjoy some food and music, pay your annual dues, visit with old friends.. This is also our annual meeting of the Preservation Foundation.


Smith Lake Park Tricks and Treats in the Park- 5-8 p.m.

Join us for a free night of family fun! Campers are encouraged to decorate their campsites and others are encouraged to decorate their car trunks with family-friendly decorations for the event. Trick or treating will take place through the campground area. Those with decorated campsites and trunks are encouraged to pass out individual sealed candy. Contests for Best Decorated Campsites and Car Trunks. Armbands available for hayrides, bounce houses, and train rides. Concessions for purchase.


Legacy Realty Group 2nd Annual Trunk or Treat- 6-8 p.m.

1844 Second Ave. NW, Cullman

This event is going to be over the top and we hope you'll swing by for a good time! There will be plenty of trunks full of good treats as well as inflatable bounce houses for the kids to enjoy, and games to offer the kids extra fun and win a prize. No need to worry about sitting in a long drive thru line, swing by our event and grab a hot dog and drink on us! The Legacy Realty Team can't wait to see you there!!!


Mary Poppins- 7 p.m.

Wallace State Community College Betty Leeth Haynes Theatre, 801 Main St NW, Hanceville

Admission is $5 for children, $10 for adults


Church 212's "Nightmare on Old 69"- 7-10 p.m.

4690 County Road 437, Cullman

Many groups put on horror houses in the days and weeks leading up to Halloween, but Church 212 has decided this year to get really frightening by depicting the real-life horror of drug addiction based on the experiences of actual victims of addiction from the Cullman area. The event will be called “Nightmare on Old 69” (The church is located at 4690 County Road 437, still known to many locals as “Old Highway 69.”) For more info, visit http://church212al.com/ or www.facebook.com/212cullman/ or call 256-841-5735.


Sunday, Oct. 28

Mary Poppins- 2 p.m. Sensory-Friendly Performance

Wallace State Community College Betty Leeth Haynes Theatre, 801 Main St NW, Hanceville

Admission is $5 for children, $10 for adults


Hanceville Fall Fest- 4 p.m.

Downtown Hanceville

The festival will feature candy, train rides, inflatables, a rock wall and a Swamp John's dinner, which will run until 7 p.m.


Good Hope Baptist Church Trunk or Treat- 4-5:30 p.m.

90 Good Hope School Rd.


Trunk or Treat at First United Methodist Cullman- 4-6 p.m.

320 Third St. SE


Trunk or Treat at Northbrook Baptist Church in Cullman- 4-6 p.m.

3691 Alabama Highway 157, Cullman, AL 35058


Family Fall Fest at Sardis Baptist Church- 4-7 p.m.

6645 County Road 813, Cullman

We will have candy, games, hayrides, and our chili cook-off


Holiday Inn Express & Suites Cullman Halloween Fall Festival and Trunk or Treat- 5 p.m.

2052 Hayes Dr. NW, Cullman

We will have games, a trunk or treat, door prizes, bounce house and much, much more.


Church 212's "Nightmare on Old 69"- 7-10 p.m.

4690 County Road 437, Cullman


Monday, Oct. 29

Pumpkin Carving at the North Alabama Agriplex

1714 Tally Ho Street SW, Cullman

Family Pumpkin Carving night at the Agriplex! Old fashioned carving with snacks and fun! Hope you can come!! $5 per person; Registration required – find on Agriplex.org under Living Landscapes Series; Everyone goes home with a pumpkin!


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