The South Sound is full of fun things to do with your family this weekend!
Get your pumpkin on! Here’s my list of South Sound pumpkin patches and corn mazes!
Kids’ Club at Michael’s Stores 2.00 per child for a 30 minute session. Sessions begin on the half hour starting at 10AM treat bag making, plus candy and a parade today-costumes invited!
Free Monster 500 Trading Card at Toys R Us Stores I have no idea what these are, but if your kids do, here you go!
Cra-z-Loom Bracelet making event at Toys R Us Free bracelet make and take event Every Saturday August 24th-October 26th 10AM-12 Always a good idea to call your local store to confirm. There is a good chance your kiddos will want to buy this bracelet making thing-which looks pretty cool!
Many Farmer’s Markets are still open for just a few more weeks! Find one here Get your fresh on while you can!
South King County
StoryBook Theater’s production of Chicken Little at Renton’s Carco Theater
Halloween Harvest Festival in Auburn Washington Elementary 2-5 Games; face painting and more. Trick or treating at downtown merchants. Wear your costume and bring a food donation-toy weapons checked at the door! Louie Foxx magic show (tickets 8.oo) at the Auburn Avenue theater at 2PM same day
Pumpkin Walk in the Dark in Auburn 4-8PM illuminated pumpkin walk, hay bale maze, and more! 5.00 person or 10.00 family carved pumpkins needed for the walk! Family and pet friendly
Touch tanks at HCC Mast at Redondo Free and open to the public every Saturday from 10-2 Kids can touch a variety of sea critters
Make a Plate Event at Learning Sprout Toys keepsake plate making 10.00 (This is a good deal if your kiddo doesn’t make ’em at school) 10AM-3
Play area open with our sponsors at Frog n Kiwi in University Place from 8AM-1PM today and 8AM-10:30 Sunday Book your rainy month parties soon!
University Place Presbyterian Hosts a Harvest Fest 2-4:30 games, treats, costumes
Bonfires, Beaver Pelts, and Boogeymen Night time story telling event at Ft.Nisqually Buy tickets online in advance I have more about this event here.
Visit the Lighthouse Museum at Browns Point Lighthouse Park Free and open 1-4 on Saturdays through November Small, but super friendly folks and lots for the kids to touch and try!
Haunted Theater at the Tacoma City Ballet Special back stage tours of specially decorated rooms. Costumed dancers and a performance. Children are invited to wear costumes. I have just a bit more detail about it in a post here! Tickets are 5.00 and 6.00 and performances are select Friday, Saturday, and Sundays from the 19th-27th.
NightHowl for Scouts at the Tacoma Nature Center Know a junior Girl Scout, Cub Scout, or Webelos? Have ’em check this event out. 12.00 Scout/pre-registration is required
Go Away Big Green Monster Halloween Story Time at Lakewood Barnes and Noble 11AM stories, costume parade, and more fun! Perfect for kids 3-7
Children and all ages shows at the Pierce College Science Dome/planetarium2PM children’s show on Pluto; 3:15 all ages show on black holes
Visit the LOTT Wet Science Center Free and open every weekend with special projects; link opens lengthy pdf; find today’s date for more program info.
Haunted Gingerbread House Making at the Gig Harbor Library Make and take a, “Haunted,” gingerbread house. Free; supplies provided. Registration is required. 10, 11, or 11:30 Find time of your choice and click on, “Register,”
Indoor fall farmer’s market (old Peninsula Gardens site)
Harvest Fest at Miracle Ranch Port Orchard wagon rides and tons of free camp activities; additional pumpkin food for fees and food available for purchase Thanks, Macaroni Kid Kitsap
Cedar River Salmon Migration Every weekend in October spot salmon returning with the help of volunteer naturalists Various Renton area sites More on salmon watching coming in a post next week!
A Night at the Movies Concert The Tacoma Youth Symphony will wear costumes and present music from popular movies including UP! and Star Wars. Family four packs available for 40.00 Two Show times October 27th
Monster Mash Dash and Trick or Treat Bash with Pierce County Parks and Rec at Chambers Creek Community trick or treating event with vendors in the meadow from 12-2 followed by a non competitive 5K or 1mile Dash Strollers and dogs welcome; come in costume!
Halloween Event at the Museum of Flight free admission for kids in costume; special Halloween flight themed activities (think broomsticks and bats)!
Autumn Fest at the First Baptist Church, Port Orchard Thanks, Macaroni Kid Kitsap
Know something great I missed? Want publicity for your group or advertising for your family friendly business? Just let me know! Don’t forget you can find rainy day play options up in the menu bar! You know-just in case!