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Fantasy Forest on Saturday at Rowden Park

LAPEER — Fantasy Forest, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday (Oct. 14) will be held at Rowden Park in Lapeer. Cost for the 40 at 8’s event is $3.50 per child and includes an activity book and crayons and a 4-by-6-inch American flag.

Advance tickets are still available at all Lapeer County Security Credit Unions and at the Lapeer ELGA branch for $3. Adults can walk the trail with their children for $1.

The black-topped trail will be lined with stations providing activities, games and goodies. Cartoon and storybook characters will interact with the families along the trail.

Downtown Lapeer site of several Halloween activities

LAPEER — Downtown Lapeer this evening (Oct. 12) and Saturday (Oct. 14) will host several Halloween-themed activities.

• The Great Pumpkin ASK (Artists Supporting Kids) event this evening (Oct. 12) will include faux pumpkins carved by local artists as part of a fundraiser have been be displayed in downtown Lapeer businesses, leading up to an auction at Beyer’s Furniture from 5:30 to 8 p.m.

• Beginning at 5 p.m. will be the second annual Zombie Walk starting at Tilted Axis. Starting at 3 p.m., attendees can visit the “Creatures of the Night” makeup booth to be transformed into a zombie for a small fee, and visit the Library Teen Council’s Clothing Distressing Station to have old clothes torn up and bloodied, for a full walking dead effect.

The Lapeer DDA will feature a Photo Challenge to interested zombies.

• The Nightmare on Nepessing costume party and beer tent, provided by the Optimist Club of Lapeer, will return Saturday, Oct. 14, from 6 p.m. to 1 a.m.

Featuring live music and dancing, a heated beer tent, and a $4,000 raffle giveaway at midnight, the $20 ticket includes entry into the costume contest, which will award $1,000 for the best individual costume, $500 for second best individual costume and $1,000 for best group costume.

Tickets can be purchased from any Optimist member or by visiting www.lapeeroptimist.org/2017-nightmare-on-nepessing-registration. html.

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