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Weakley County to host variety of holiday events

Weakley County to host variety of holiday events

Posted: Friday, October 28, 2011 8:01 pm

• Pirates Creek Community Church (Palmersville School) will have a free haunted locker room with a decision path and a trunk-or-treat on Sunday from 6-8:30 p.m. All ages are welcome. There will be concessions sold. For more information, call 822-7307 or 364-2621.
• Greenfield’s annual Halloween synchronized-light display, located at 163 Holly Lane, is operating nightly. The show begins at dusk and ends at 10:30 on week nights and weekends. Visitors will hear songs like “Thriller,” “Monster Mash,” “The Addams Family” and “This is Halloween.” The community is urged to come out and bring their children for an exiting time.
• Martin Health Care will be having candy for children Monday. Residents and staff members will begin passing out candy at 5 p.m. and go until it runs out. There will be a big candy bowl for all the children in costumes at the nurses’ station and they encourage everyone to stop by, get candy and show off costumes to the residents and staff that night.
• Pleasant Hill Baptist Church will host its 20th annual fall festival Sunday at 3:30 p.m. All community members are invited to join them for games, horse rides, blow-ups, face painting, a wiener roast and hayride.
Costumes are welcome and children are encouraged to bring a container to collect candy. Everyone is encouraged to bring a lawn chair and join in on the afternoon of fun and fellowship. Pleasant Hill Baptist Church is located at 562 Old Troy Rd. in Martin. For more information, call 587-3659.  
• Pleasant Hill Baptist Church will be holding a fall festival Sunday at 3:30 p.m. Visitors are encouraged to bring children and let them enjoy games, blow-ups, face painting, horse rides, popcorn, cake walks and much more. At 5 p.m., there will be a bonfire and wiener roast. Adults are encouraged to bring lawn chairs and enjoy the food, fellowship and worship.
• Palmersville Baptist Church will be holding a fall festival Sunday beginning at 5 p.m. and everyone is welcome to attend.
• The Greenfield Senior Center will be holding its annual fall festival for relatives, caregivers and children Friday from 6-9 p.m.
There will be a cake walk, carnival games, hay rides, pictures and chili and hot dogs. All community members are invited to attend.
• Weakley County Rehab and Nursing Center’s Relay for Life Team will host a Halloween party for residents, family members, employees and the public on Monday from 6:30-9 p.m. in the dining room. Requested admission is a donation of $2 from adults and $1 from children. Residents are free.
Lots of fun has been planned, including food, music, costume contests, games and cake walks. Community members are urged to come out and support Relay, the nursing home and the residents. For more details, call Brittany Rich at 364-3158.
• Trunk-or-Treat will be held Monday from 5-8 p.m. at First United Pentecostal Church in Martin. The church is located at 219 Crawford Drive. For more information, call 587-2905 or 587-9685.
• McConnell Baptist Church will be holding a fall festival Saturday at 5 p.m.
There will be lots of food and fun and then, at 6:15 p.m., a van will transport visitors to Pleasant Hill Baptist Church near Rives to experience Bible Journey with live characters.
• First State Bank on University Street in Martin will hold its fall festival from 3-5 p.m. on Monday. There will be games and treats and children are encouraged to wear costumes.
• Central Baptist Church will have its third annual fall festival Saturday from 1-4 p.m.
There will be a live concert featuring Seventh Seal plus food, fun, games and lots of candy. Central Baptist is located at 801 Harrison Rd. in Martin.
• The C.E. Weldon Library will present the Great Pumpkin Parade beginning at 3 p.m. on Monday with games in the library and continuing at 4 p.m. with the trick-or-treaters’ parade around the businesses on Broadway and Lindell streets.
• Sugar and Spice presents a witch’s hat decorating contest Friday and Saturday.
Gift-card prizes will be awarded in the amounts of $100 for first prize, $75 for second prize and $50 for third prize.
• Beulah Land Cowboy Church will hold a harvest party Friday night with the promise of food and fun.
• The Sharon Haunted Theatre is open this weekend. Admission is $4.
The theater is open from 8-11 on Friday and Saturday at 8-10 Sunday and Monday.
For more information, call city hall at 456-2122.
• UT Martin’s Cooper Hall and University Village phase I will be holding Halloween Night from 5-9 p.m Monday.
The event will begin in Cooper Hall with games and a haunted house for children.  A pumpkin will be posted on the dorm room door if that room is giving out candy. Children are encouraged to wear costumes.

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