The Daily Star, Oneonta, NY - otsego county news, delaware county news, oneonta news, oneonta sports

Local News

October 25, 2013

Don't get spooked -- parties and events abound this Halloween

It’s not Oct. 31 yet, but local Halloween activities are already getting started. Here is a look ahead at all the spooky, fun and festive events coming up: 


PARTY: The Oneonta Moose Lodge will host a children’s Halloween party from 6 to 8 p.m. today. The event will include games, a costume contest and refreshments.

DANCE: The Arc Otsego will present a “Halloween Hop” dance from 7 to 9 p.m. today at the Holiday Inn in Oneonta. Admission will be $2, and music will be provided by DJ Tom King. For information, call 432-8595.

HARVEST FEST: Hartwick College will host its annual community Halloween Harvest Fest from 3 to 5 p.m. Sunday in Golisano Hall on campus. The event will include activities, games, refreshments, a costume contest and guided trick-or-treating in college residence halls. For information, call 431-4853 or email

PARTY: The Oneonta Boys and Girls Club will host its family Halloween party from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesday. The party will include a costume contest with prizes, as well as activities and refreshments. For information, call 432-1133.

CARNIVAL: SUNY Oneonta’s Order of Omega will host a Halloween carnival for children from 4:30 to 6 p.m. Wednesday. The event will include face painting, pumpkin bowling, arts and crafts, and a costume contest in the Hunt College Union on campus. Admission is $2 for adults and $1 for children, to benefit Opportunities for Otsego. From 6 to 8 p.m., the college will offer guided trick-or-treating in college residence halls. For information, call the SUNY Oneonta Office of Residential Community Life at 436-2514.

TRICK-OR-TREATING, PARADE: Main Street Oneonta will present trick-or-treating at downtown businesses from 3 to 6 p.m. Thursday. Participating businesses will be marked with an orange Halloween poster in the front window. The Halloween parade will follow at 7 p.m. For information, call MSO at 432-8871, ext. 208.

Text Only
Local News

Additional Content
Join the Debate
Additional Resources
CNHI News Service

Are you more or less religious than your parents?

More religious
Less religious
About the same
     View Results