Halloween events kick off this weekend

By Jason Evans
Staff Reporter

COUNTY — Halloween is almost upon us, and area municipalities are offering chances for kids to show off their costumes and pick up some sweet treats.

Cannon Memorial Hospital and the city of Pickens are teaming up once again for the annual Trick or Treat on Main Street. This year’s event will be held from 6-8 p.m. this Saturday.

Local businesses, organizations and churches will set up booths along West Main Street. Participants are asked to line up at the intersection of Ann Street and Main Street beginning at 6 p.m. Kids and their families will enjoy a variety of Halloween decor, candy, face painting and entertaining characters. Trick or Treat on Main Street is a smoke and alcohol free event. No animals are allowed to be part of the event.

spookyOld Market Square will be the site of downtown Easley’s Trunk or Treat. The all-ages event will be held from 5-8 p.m. Monday. Children will be able to trick or treat at participating downtown businesses. A costume contest will be held at 6:30 p.m. and a Halloween movie is set to begin by 7 p.m.

In Liberty, the annual trick or treat night will be held from 5-7 p.m. Monday at the city stadium, the former Liberty High School stadium. Local businesses and organizations will line the track to pass out candy to trick-or-treaters and host games and activities.

Six Mile will host a trick or treat event from 5-7 p.m. Monday in downtown Six Mile.

Clemson will welcome trick-or-treaters 12 and under and their families to its Halloween Festival. The festival will be held in downtown Clemson from 4-6 p.m. on Monday. The festival will feature trunk or treating from downtown merchants, as well as outside businesses, a caramel apple station, a balloon artist, a Halloween green screen and more. There will be trick or treating opportunities from TD’s to Moe’s on both sides of the street.