There are lots of family friendly events going on this Halloween in East Texas. Get the jump on everyone, and make your plans now. If there is Halloween Candy in the stores, it's never too early to start.

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    Downtown Lufkin Trick Or Treat

    Ignore the holiday lights they will be putting on top of every building downtown, and stick with the season. Friday October 31th from 3-5pm downtown business, with doors open and a need to not get tricked, will be passing out candy to all the boys and girls. It's the 29th Annual Downtown Lufkin Trick or Treat!

     

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    Halloween on the Trail

    This one is coming up October 22, 2018 10:00 AM to October 31,  5:00 PM  - Visitors can take some time on the Texas Forestry Museum Urban Wildscape Trail for a fun Halloween Ispy activity. Stop by the front desk to get your activity sheet then hit the trail! This free activity is offered during normal museum hours. I hope they have candy!

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    Nerd Con

    They are combining everything NERD and putting it under one roof. Gaming (Tabletop, Pen & Paper, Console,CCG, Computer, Freestanding...you get it), Cosplay, Comics, Collectible cards of all kinds (sports included), RPG, special guests, lectures, workshops.

    It's the weekend before Halloween, and will have a Halloween theme so October 27 & 28 get nerdy.

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    Zoo Boo

    Ellen Trout Zoo Boo is coming up October 26 & 27th. It's the Friday and Saturday right before Halloween and an additional chance for you to dress your kid up in that costume that you shelled the big bucks for. There is a costume contest and lots more,. I'm always there MCing the costume contest.

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    This event should start on the 25th of October this year, and run though Halloween. Though nothing has been officially announced they have been doing it since 2014. Fright at the Museum is a HAUNTED HOUSE fundraiser for the Naranjo Museum of Natural History. All funds raised go towards maintaining the museum, improving exhibits and expanding educational programs.

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