10/26/10 — Halloween

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By Staff Reports
Published in News on October 26, 2010 1:46 PM

Halloween trick-or-treating in Wayne County and the city of Goldsboro will be held Friday, Oct. 29 from 6-8 p.m.

The town of Mount Olive will hold trick-or-treating hours Saturday, Oct. 30 from 6-8 p.m.

Officials ask residents who wish to participate in trick-or-treating to leave a porch light on to let parents and children know which houses are handing out candy.

Local Halloween events include Boo It, Howl-O-Ween and "trunk-or-treat" at the Cliffs of the Neuse state park.

Boo It offers games and activities including pumpkin decorating, a hay ride and trick-or-treating at participating downtown businesses. The event, presented by the Downtown Goldsboro Development Corp. and sponsored by Pizza Inn, is free and open to the public. Boo It begins at 4 p.m.

Dog lovers looking for Halloween events can drop by Howl-O-Ween at Stoney Creek Park, beginning at 9 a.m. Oct. 30 with a 5K run/walk at the park. Other dog-centric events include "Canine Contests" and a dog trot. The event is presented by the Stoney Creek Park Alliance. For more information, call 738-8638.

The Cliffs of the Neuse will offer a haunted hay ride beginning in the parking lot. The hay ride will feature interactive scenes from North Carolina ghost stories, performed by park workers in costume. Kids will also get the chance to "trunk-or-treat" by receiving pre-screened candy from decorated vehicles. The Cliffs of the Neuse Halloween event will run from 7-11 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 29. For more information, call the Cliffs at 778-6234.