The Orange Parks and Recreation Department has taken over the fun Autumn activities surrounding Halloween and this year, is introducing Funtober At The Fairgrounds, a three-hour family affair that has something for everyone, culminating in the popular Trunk Or Treat event.
Funtober will take place at the Orange Fairgrounds on Saturday, Oct. 27 from 1-4 p.m. (Raindate – Sunday, Oct. 28)
The one thing for certain that you need to register for in advance is the Thriller Dance Workshop. Register and pay $5 at the Park and Rec office at High Plains by Friday, Oct. 12. This will let you get in on learning Michael Jackson’s Thrilller Dance at 1 p.m. and then perform it on the fairgrounds for everyone.
The day also includes:
• Car decorating contest with prizes
• Amazing Andy the Magician performing around the fairgrounds for everyone.
• Horse-drawn wagon rides ($3)
• Costume parade with prizes.
ALSO, Halloween story reading, food vendors, photo booth, crafts, games and of course, Trunk or Treat.
For more information call the Park & Rec office at 203-891-4795, especially if you want to participate in distributing candy for Trunk or Treat.