Thursday, October 30, 2014

Halloween extravaganza on Friday: costume parades for kids & dogs, food & drink specials, more!

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Halloween is here! It's my favorite, and the neighborhood is getting into the spirit (despite an unfortunate lack of decorations.) The North Columbia Heights Civic Association is organizing their 4th annual Halloween Extravaganza, and it sounds awesome. Here's the info! 

The North Columbia Heights Civic Association (NCHCA) and the friends of the Trolley Turnaround Park are teaming up to give you the Fourth Annual Columbia Heights HalloweenExtravaganza*! Be sure to drop by 11th Street, between Monroe and Kenyon, from 5-7 P.M. on Friday, October 31st for all the great events including: costume parades for kids and dogs, contests, holiday decorations, Halloween food and drink specials, and giveaways from local businesses. All events are free - bring your kids, dogs, and friends!

Schedule of Events:

5:00-5:30pm: Kids Costume Contest (giveaways), 11th and Monroe Trolley Turnaround Park

5:50pm: Dog Costume Parade and Contest, Columbia Heights Dog Park

5:30-6:30pm: Trick or Treating at 11th St Businesses- giveaways and contests - both sides of 11th between Monroe & Kenyon

6:30-7pm: Halloween-themed Mask Making/Face Painting at Bloombars

Participating Businesses:

The Coupe: handing out candy to trick or treaters; having a "pin the spider on the web" event for kids with a small cup of hot chocolate as a prize. Happy hour extended to 10pm for people with a kid, which includes: $5 Saison draft beers, house white/red wine & sangria. Also, $.50 sriacha glazed wings, corn hush puppies & deviled eggs.

Maple: handing out candy to trick or treaters, having Halloween cocktail specials.

Red Rocks: handing out goodies to trick or treaters; Halloween-themed drink specials.

KBC: handing out candy to trick or treaters, having a pumpkin beer on special.

El Chucho: handing out candy to trick or treaters, having some sort of food/drink special.

Meridian Pint: kid happy hour with warm cider, caramel apples, and crafts from 5pm-7pm. Handing out homemade goodies to kid trick or treaters.

Room 11: handing out candy to trick or treaters.

The Paisley Fig: handing out candy to trick or treaters.

Arthurs: handing out candy to trick or treaters.

Claws & Paws: handing out candy to trick or treaters; putting on the dog costume contest in the Columbia Heights Dog Park.

Bloombars: handing out candy to trick or treaters, having either a mask making/face painting station, and also an enchanted forest.

Wonderland: handing out candy and toys to kids, having a special Jack O' Lantern drink for $3, $2 off draft beers and $1 off rail drinks, and hosting an adult costume contest at 10pm.


Check our website for updates on the events - http://www.northcolumbiaheights.org/11th-street-halloween-extravaganza-october-31-2011/

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