Halloween events

2011-10-28T00:00:00Z Halloween events Montana Standard
October 28, 2011 12:00 am

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The following Halloween-related events are planned. If you have one to add to this list, email to editor@mtstandard.com or call 496-5510. The listing is free.



  • The annual Ott family haunted house will be open Friday and Saturday, Oct. 28-29, and Monday, Oct. 31, closed Sunday, Oct. 30, above Thunder Alley, 821 S. Montana St., in the old Rosenberg’s building. The house opens at 6:30 p.m. nightly. Admission is $5, with proceeds going to a local charity.
  • The seventh annual Old Montana Prison Haunted House, “Terror in the Cell House,” will be held Friday, Oct. 28, through Sunday, Oct. 30, from 7 to 10 p.m. The tour takes people through the 1912 cell house and “will paralyze you with fear.” It’s not recommended for children under 10. Admission is $5. For details, call 846-3111.
  • Pintler Pets’ House of Terror (if you dare), continues Friday and Saturday, Oct. 28-29, from 7 to 10 p.m. at 421 E. Park St., Anaconda. Use the rear entrance. Admission is $4 per person, or $3 per person if you donate small bag of kitten food, Friskies canned cat food, Pedigree canned dog food, cat or dog treats. 


All proceeds benefit Pintler Pets’ animals. For information, call Pat at 563-2564.


  • Sam DeBree is hosting his annual “Nightmare on Diamond Street” haunted house from 5 to 10 p.m. Monday, Oct. 31, at 1157 W. Diamond St. Admission is free, but donations will be accepted for the Butte High School Art Club. DeBree says it’s “bigger and badder” than any of his haunted house projects in the past.
  • Elling House Arts and Humanities Center in Virginia City holds a spooky Haunted House on Friday and Saturday, Oct, 28-29, from 7 p.m. to midnight. Children 6 and under can visit from 5 to 6:30 p.m. Entrance fee is $5. Suggested for ages 7 and up. Scary haunted house: 7 to 10 p.m.; super scary house, 10 p.m. to midnight. Details, call Toni James at 843- 5454, evenings at 
    843-5507 or email info@ellinghouse.org.





  • Eagles Lodge, 15 S. Montana St., will host a kids’ Halloween party from 1-3 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 29. The event will include prizes and snacks. 
  • A Fall Festival for preschoolers through sixth grade is planned Sunday, Oct. 30, from 4 to 6 p.m. at the Butte Civic Center, sponsored by the Journey Assembly of God Church, 2055 Florence Ave. Carnival games, prizes, candy and blow-ups are planned. For details, call the church at 723-5543.
  • Montana Heritage Commission will have an “All Hallows Eve in Nevada City,” from 4 to 9 .m. Friday-Saturday, Oct. 28-29, at the Nevada City Museum in Nevada City. The event includes trick-or-treating, historic tales, pumpkin carving and ghost walk tours for older children and adults. For more details, call 683-5247. 
  • Butte Unity Truth Center at 300 S. Montana St. hosts a potluck lunch and Halloween Party after church on Sunday, Oct. 30. Church starts at 10:30 a.m. Party starts approximately 11:45 a.m. All are welcome. Costumes are encouraged. For information, call 782-5444.
  • St. John’s Episcopal Church, Broadway and Idaho, will host its 23rd free All Saints Day Party on Monday, Oct. 31, from 5 to 7 p.m. Free hot dogs, carnival games and fire-eating show are planned. For details, call 723-4017.
  • Christ Church Anglican hosts its annual All Saints Day Party from 5 to 7 p.m. Monday, Oct. 31, at the Blaine Community Center, 975 N. Main St., Walkerville. The theme is Slime Time. Games, food and treats are planned. Details, call 494-3307.
  • Treat Street runs 2 to 5 p.m. Monday at the World Museum of Mining where kids can trick or treat from a variety of vendors.
  • Big Sky Senior Living’s haunted house at 3701 Elizabeth Warren Ave. runs from 3 to 5 p.m. Monday, Oct. 31. Details, call
  • Butte Plaza Mall hosts a Halloween party from 3 to 6 p.m. with a free haunted house and spin the wheel and win a prize. Kids can go store to store for treats. Details, call 494-3362.
  • Montana Standard, 25 W. Granite St., hosts a Halloween party Monday from 2 to 5 p.m.
  • Trick or Treating runs 6 to 8 p.m. Monday at Marquis Assisted Living, 300 Mount Highland Drive.
  • Trick or Treat Off the Street will be held from 7 to 9 p.m. Monday at Montana Tech’s Prospector and Centennial Hall dormitories for children and their parents.


  • The Drift Gallery hosts a Halloween costume party for its annual fundraiser with a chili and salad feed on Saturday, Oct. 29, in the Dillon Elks Lodge. Doors open at 5 p.m. with dinner at 5:30 p.m. Cost is $7. Costumes encouraged but not required. Live and silent auctions also planned. Details, call 683-3456 or 925-9464.


  • RMF Entertainment will present The Heaven and Hell Halloween Tour in the Butte Civic Center on Friday, Oct. 28, from 9 p.m. to 2 a.m. It features light shows by Twisted Paradox, more than 12 professional DJs including Aaron Traylor, DJ Chunkiye, DJ Coma, Rick Narrington, Ryan Irby, and RMF Entertainment, and sites being fully decorated by Spirit Halloween Stores. Tickets are $10 if you are 21 and up and $15 if you are 18-plus. Tickets are purchased that night at the door. No presale tickets are available. For details, call Ryan Bradshaw at 531-2321.



  • The Butte Public Library is hosting a free all-ages pumpkin-carving contest on Saturday, Oct. 29, noon to 2 p.m. at the Main Uptown Library, 226 W. Broadway St. Winning teams will receive prize baskets filled with treats and Halloween goodies. Materials and snacks are provided. Registration is required. 

Call 723-3361, ext. 6302, or email: rdevictoria@buttepubliclibrary.info


  • The 6th annual pumpkin swim starts at 5:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 28, at the Butte Y, 2975 Washoe St. Pumpkins for all will be in the pool. Cost is $7. For details, call 782-1266.


  • Mainstreet Uptown Butte will once again on Saturday, Oct. 29, offer guided bus tours that provide history and ghost stories to the riders. The tours begin at 6 p.m. and 8:30 p.m. The buses travel to 13 restaurants in the Uptown picking up riders. Tickets are $10 per person. Reservations are encouraged. Call


  • A Halloween carnival and bingo will be held from 6 to 9 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 31, at Ennis Elementary School. The carnival features 14 booths for kids and prizes. Also planned is a haunted house and bingo with prizes. For details, call 682-5711.


  • The parents of Dynamic Dance and Tumbling are hosting a “Sock Hop” Halloween fundraising dance from 4 to 9 p.m. Monday, Oct. 31, at the Hawthorne School. Junior high and high school students are asked to wear their craziest socks to the dance or wear a costume. The cost is $3 per student. For details, call
    560-3479 or 490-1210.


  • The Growl-O-Ween Pet Costume Contest will be held 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, Oct. 29, at Murdoch’s, 3939 Harrison Ave., formerly Quality Supply. 

Pet demos, prizes and games are planned. The costume parade starts at 11 a.m.




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