By News-Register staff • 

Halloween activities planned

Carlton’s popular Haunted Granary attraction continues from 7 to 11 p.m. tonight and Saturday. Taking the spooky tour costs $10 plus two cans of food.

A new fright experience will be offered Saturday at the Yamhill Valley Heritage Center, southwest of McMinnville at the intersection of Durham Lane and Highway 18.

“A Night at the Museum” runs 5 to 8 p.m. It features tours and ghost stories told by Tracey Ward, author of “Spooks to Spirits.”

Admission is free, but donations are always welcome for the nonprofit museum. For more information, call 503-434-0490.

For trick-or-treaters, the Vineyard Heights Retirement Community will host “Fright Night Frights!” from 6 to 7 p.m. this evening at 345 S.W. Hill Road.

The free event features carnival games, prizes and refreshments, in addition to treats.

Children should wear costumes and arrive with adults in tow. For more information, call 503-435-1000.

On Saturday, the McMinnville Downtown Association and downtown businesses will host the community’s annual “Safe & Sane” Halloween event on Third Street.

Businesses will hand out candy from 4 to 5:30 p.m. From 3 to 4, hay rides will be offered.

The event will include Halloween photos shot at the News-Register office, along with a canned food drive, dance performances and other activities.

Linfield College will also be hosting a free trick-or-treat tour Saturday. Children accompanied by adults are welcome to show up at Riley Hall between 3 and 6 p.m.

In addition, the Brookdale McMinnville Westside retirement center, located at 320 S.W. Hill Road, will welcome trick-or-treaters from 3 to 5 p.m. Saturday.

Admission is free. For more information, call 503-472-3509.

Finally, Carlton children can trick-or-treat during the annual Little Spooks Parade, set for 6 p.m. Saturday at the Depot. Participation is free.


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