Four Halloween events are taking place on Bainbridge Island as the spooky day approaches.
Oct. 29 – Islandwood is hosting an Open Trails Day with a Spooktacular Spin. Taking place from 2-6 p.m., participants can wear their costumes and hike some trails. It will feature seasonal treats, a boneyard investigation by Dr. McDiggins, storytelling next to a roaring bonfire and a visit to the garden to learn the science of squash. During the later hours naturalists on trails will share spooky scientific facts about nocturnal wildlife. Free, but a $10 donation per family is suggested.
Daily – Pumpkin Walk at Bainbridge Gardens. 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. A short trail is decorated with hundreds of painted pumpkins and Halloween scenes. Walkers are invited to dress in costumes. Barbecues with live music on Saturday. Music by Strings du Jour Sunday from 1-3 p.m. Free, but donations go to BI Boys and Girls Club.
Oct. 31 – Free downtown trick or treat from 3-5 p.m. Winslow Way is open to walkers only. The BI Downtown Association invites youngsters to wear their costumes and visit businesses. About 500 are expected so COVID-19 masks are required indoors and outdoors.
Oct. 31 – Free Halloween on the Plaza at Kids Discovery Museum. Noon to 4 p.m. Come in costume to trick or treat, explore pumpkin science, paint ghosts and pumpkins, spooky stories and more.