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Bainbridge Gardens employee Janice Toriumi works on a design Wednesday in preparation for the Pumpkin Walk that takes place Oct 16-17 at Bainbridge Gardens. The popular family event is free to the public, opens at 6PM and is a benefit for the Bainbridge Boys and Girls Club. - Brad Camp/Staff Photo
Bainbridge Gardens employee Janice Toriumi works on a design Wednesday in preparation for the Pumpkin Walk that takes place Oct 16-17 at Bainbridge Gardens. The popular family event is free to the public, opens at 6PM and is a benefit for the Bainbridge Boys and Girls Club.
— image credit: Brad Camp/Staff Photo

Pumpkin Walk:

Bainbridge Gardens’ 16th annual Pumpkin Walk is 6-8 p.m. Oct. 16 and17 at the nursery, 9415 Miller Rd. Enjoy carnival games, nature walk, harvest maze, and music by Strings duJour. Take photos with the Great Pumpkin, bounce in the bouncy house and get your face painted. Dress comfortably for this outdoor event. For info: www.bainbridgegardens.com or call 842-5888.

Haunted Art Exhibit:

Creep on over to the Pavilion from 5-7:30 p.m. Oct. 16 at the Upstairs Gallery, 200 Madison Ave., Suite 200, where artists Tamera Sellman, Michael Nally, Susan Najarian and Elizabeth Gadbois will display frightening work featuring cemeteries and spooky Halloween art. Bloody punch and dirty worms will be served. Info: liz@winslowcontemporaryarts.com

Nightmare Fair:

Freaks and phantoms and dark clowns are waiting for you to venture inside the Nightmare Fair from 7-10 p.m. Oct. 23 and 24. The tour begins in the lobby of the old Bainbridge Island pool, 8521 Madison Ave. Donation of $5 goes to Helpline. No water-travel involved. Scary rating: not for children under 10. Info: www.biparks.org.

WILKES HALLOWEEN CARNIVAL: The annual family fun event is from 1-5 p.m. Oct. 24 at Wilkes Elementary School, corner of Day Road and Madison Ave. The event features rooms full of games and prizes, bouncy house, cake walk, and the notorious Wilkes Haunted House. Food and beverages will be available. Costumes are optional. Tickets in 50-cent increments. Info: Rich Mroz at 855-9349.

HOWL-o-Ween:

Join IslandWood for its fifth annual Halloween event, 1-5 p.m. Oct. 25. Activities include a scavenger hunt, face painting, carnival games and music. Enjoy scary (and not so scary) stories, naturalist info, and an optional night hike. BYOP (bring your own pumpkin) and carving tools. Costumes encouraged. Sugested donation: $5/family. Pre-register: www.islandwood.org.

Trick or treat downtown:

Join the party from 4 - 6 p.m. Oct. 31 in Downtown. Look for merchants with orange signs. Bring the little ones, or simply people-watch. Sponsored by Bainbridge Island Downtown Association and Downtown Merchants. Info: office@bainbridgedowntown.org or call 842-2982.

Trick or Treat at KiDiMu:

Stop by the museum for free trick-or-treat fun from 4 - 6 p.m. Oct. 31. Enjoy cider and cookies, make spooky crafts and explore the new Greek exhibit: “Making Myth a Reality.” Free admission to all on Halloween night. Info: call 855-4650 www.kidimu.org.

Halloween contest: Children’s Hospital Bargain Boutique has two contests: Earn a chance to win a $25 gift certificate with every Halloween-related purchase in October. Also, stop by the store at 572 Winslow Way in costume on Oct. 31 for a chance to win another $25 gift certificate. Both winners will be notified on Nov. 2. For info, call 842-5567.

U-Pick Pumpkins:

Bring the kids and pick pumpkins 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. now through Halloween at Suyematsu Farm, Day Road, east of Highway 305. Info: 842-1429.

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