Halloween events

Oct. 19


The Haunted Tracks: Haunted house in Cowan is a fundraiser to provide a free trick-or-treating, games, prizes, cookies and punch for all children on Halloween night. The haunted house is open Oct. 19, 20, 26, 27 and Halloween night from 7 p.m. to 11 p.m. Admission is $10 for adults and $5 for kids 11 and under. Contact brandispeck@icloud.com for more information.


Oct. 24-27


Flashlight Nights in Oaklands Mansion: Explore Murfreesboro’s most mysterious mansion and experience some of the unusual mourning customs and creepy superstitions of the Victorian era at Oaklands Mansion. As the doors creak open to reveal the town’s spookiest historic home, guides in mourning attire will be stationed throughout the mansion to answer questions. As visitors explore the dark corners and dimly lit parlors, they will find unusual and curious items. For your safety, please bring your own flashlight. These special evening openings of the mansion will take place from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 24 through Saturday Oct. 27. Admission is $10 for adults and $5 for students and children.


Oct. 26


Tims Ford State Park: Tims Ford is holding its second annual Trunk or Treat in the park on Friday, Oct. 26 starting at 6 p.m. If you would like to participate by decorating your car and passing out treats, contact Tims Ford State Park through their Facebook page.


Coffee County Lannom Library will have a trick-or-treating event for children ages 5 and under. Children are encouraged to dress up and can enjoy a story and candy. The event will be from 10 to 11 a.m. on Friday, Oct. 26.


Haunted Hayride: Tullahoma’s annual haunted hay ride will take guests for a thrilling ride. It will start at the back pavilion at Frazier-McEwen Park and run through the high school, down the greenway and back into the park. The hayride will start at 7 p.m. and continue until 10 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 26.


Oct. 27


Oktoberfest: Calling all beer lovers to the annual Oktoberfest happening at the South Jackson Civic Center. There will be many authentic German food vendors, a children’s garden and a beer garden for the grown-ups. There will also be traditional Oktoberfest games, a costume contest and even a dachshund contest. From 12 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 27.


10th Annual Taste of Autumn: Enjoy an afternoon of fall fun with crafts, shopping, live music, a pumpkin pie-eating contest and a chili-cook off in historic downtown Winchester. This event is from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 27, and free to the public.


Fall Festival: Join the D.W. Wilson Community Center staff from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Oct. 27 for a Fall Festival. Events will include key log rolling in the pool (for kids and adults), the pumpkin plunge and painting, apples on a string, a craft fair and more. Bring your bathing suit and towel for a fun time in the pool. The festival is free. Call 455-1121 for more information.


Oct. 30


Not So Spooky Villain Ball: will take place from 5-8 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 30, at Skate Eskape Tullahoma. This event will feature photography, a DJ, trick-or-treating, Disney villains and a costume contest. Please keep costumes kid friendly.


Oct. 31


Haunted Trick or Treat: will be held from 4:30-7:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 31, at the Coffee County Lannom Memorial Public Library. The event is free and participants are encouraged to dress up. The theme is “haunted farmhouse.” No outside purses or bags except trick-or-treat bags. Located at 312 N. Collins St. in Tullahoma.


Trick or Treat Downtown Tullahoma: from 3-5 p.m. on Oct. 31. Businesses in downtown Tullahoma are invited to join the fun by attaching a large, orange bow to their doors (available at Tullahoma House of Flowers for nominal charge.) Children through age 8 who are accompanied by an adult and are in costume are invited to participate.


Costume Contest: will be held in downtown Lynchburg from 6-8 p.m. on Halloween. The event is for adults, kids and pets. There will be a DJ and store to store trick or treating. Check “Downtown Lynchburg TN Halloween” on Facebook for more information.


Tullahoma Gymnastics and Cheer: will host its third annual Trick for Treats. The event is open to the public from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. on Oct. 31.


Church Trunk or Treats


Estill Springs Church of the Nazarene: will host a free Trunk n’ Treat from 6-8 p.m. on Oct. 31. Located at 105 Flower Lane Drive in Estill Springs.


Shorter Chapel AME Church: located at 402 S.W. Atlantic St. in Tullahoma will host its   inaugural Trunk or Treat event this year. This event will be held on Friday, Oct. 26, from 5:30-7:30 p.m. This event is completely free and open to all families in the community to enjoy a fun and safe environment. Preregistered vehicles will be giving out candy and treats in the rear parking lot. Free food, desserts and drinks will be available inside the church.


Grace Baptist Church: will provide a night filled with prizes, live entertainment, inflatables, a costume contest, food and a truck or treat. This is a free event and registration will begin at 4:45 p.m. on Oct. 28. The church is located at 1901 Ovoca Road in Tullahoma.


Wesley Heights United Methodist Church: will host Trunk or Treat from 2-4 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 28. Children are encouraged to wear their costumes while they enjoy treats and games. The church is located at 2101 E. Lincoln St. in Tullahoma.


First United Methodist Church: is having a Trunk or Treat from 4-6 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 28. There will be games, inflatables, food and lots of candy. The event is located at 208 W. Lauderdale St. in Tullahoma.


Tullahoma First Church of the Nazarene: will host a Trunk or Treat from 5:30-6:30 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 28. The church will offer candy and fun and is located at 201 S Polk St. in Tullahoma.


First Church of the Nazarene: Fall Festival and Trunk or Treat will be held from 4 to 6 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 28. The event is free and is located at 1919 McArthur St. in Manchester.


Harmony Baptist Church: Join the church on Oct. 31 for fun, hot dogs, chips, drinks and candy at 5:30 p.m. The Truck or Treat is located at 1600 Old Estill Springs Road in Tullahoma.

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