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Halloween Activities Abound Today in Oswego

Oct 24, 2015 06:39AM ● By Steven Jack

Photo courtesy of the Oswegoland Optimist Club

With Halloween a little over a week away, Oswego has a plethora of holiday activities planned this weekend. Check out this roundup of everything on Saturday and Sunday. 

Saturday, Oct. 24

10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Downton Oswego Trick or Treating, Pumpkin Races, Chili Cook-off Head downtown dressed for trick or treating and visit participating local businesses. While you're there check out the family fun at the Oswegoland Optimist Club Pumpkin races beginning at noon. Bring your appetite for the Oswego Presbyterian Church Youth Group Chili Cook-off at Oswego Cyclery. CLICK HERE FOR MORE DETAILS

2 to 4 p.m. 
Oswegoland Park District 32nd Annual Monster Mash Bash Join your friends and neighbors for a howling good time. For just $5 per child (payable at the door and adults are free), toddlers through fourth-graders can don their Halloween costumes and gather at the Oswego High School Field House for a safe, supervised celebration. CLICK HERE FOR MORE DETAILS

7 to 9 p.m. Limelight Theatre Company Radio Show: The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari Horror abounds at The Little While School Museum in this original adaptation of 1918’s silent German film travels deep into the recesses of the human mind. CLICK HERE FOR MORE DETAILS

Sunday, Oct. 25

8 to 11 a.m. Pancake Breakfast Fundraiser Attending or participating in the FraidyCat 5k? If so, be sure to stop by the Oswego Knights of Columbus hall and grab breakfast. The Cub Scouts from Pack 384 are hosting their pancake breakfast fundraiser from 8 to 11 a.m. CLICK HERE FOR MORE DETAILS

9 to 11:30 a.m. 
Healthy Driven FraidyCat 5K This flat, scenic USATF-IL-certified course takes runners through Oswego neighborhoods. The 5K, 10K, and Meow Mile races are chip-timed at the start and finish. The Meow Mile will start promptly at 9 a.m. in front of the Oswego Center (old Traughber Junior High School, 61 Franklin St.). The FraidyCat 5K and the Ghost Run 10K will start approximately at 9:30a.m. The course will close at 11:30 a.m. Raceday registration will be available starting at 7 a.m. CLICK HERE FOR MORE DETAILS

10 a.m. to 2 p.m. 
Halloween Safety Event The Montgomery Police Department invites you to a FREE family friendly Halloween Event that promotes safety tips and lots of treats. CLICK HERE FOR MORE DETAILS