The Haunted Museum at the Joliet Area Historical Museum, 204 N. Ottawa St., 6 to 9 p.m. Friday. "Haunted" galleries, ghost stories, crafts, Into the Night Paranormal ghost hunters showing their equipment and photos, Haunted Trails "Spin-to-Win" prize wheel, and a Monster Mash Dance Party. Cost is $5 for anyone 4 and older, free for those 3 and younger. Registration recommended but not required; 815-723-5201, Ext. 235, or online at www.jolietmuseum.org.
Trunk or Treat Fright Night at Bill Jacobs Chevy/Cadillac, 2001 W. Jefferson St., 6 to 8 p.m. Friday. Vehicles in the showroom will have trunks full of candy, with trick-or-treat bags provided. There will also be a DJ, snacks, games, prizes and a flash mob zombie dance.
After Hours Halloween Rave at the Joliet Public Library, 150 N. Ottawa St., 4:30 to 9 p.m. Friday, for grades 6 through 12. Costume contest, games, food, and possibly a mini-ghost hunt. Click here to register.
Trunk N Treat at Grace United Methodist Church, 1718 Avalon Ave. (at Larkin Avenue), 2 to 3:30 p.m. Saturday. Children in costumes can trick or treat from car to car. There will also be games, popcorn, hay rack rides, and a special appearance by Batman for photo opportunities.
Haunted Salon at David Anthony Salon, 2621 W. Jefferson St., 5 to 9 p.m. Saturday. Stylists are setting up a "haunted house" at the shop. There will be free glow sticks, prizes, contests, giveaways and other activities.
Will County Humane Society's Annual Halloween Party, 24109 W. Seil Road, Shorewood, noon to 4 p.m. Saturday. Costume contests for kids and pets, with prizes, will be held at 2 p.m. Grilled brats, hot dogs, bake sale, raffle prizes, Troy Fire District fire truck -- and lots of cats, dogs and rabbits available for adoption.
Cache Creek Adoption Center Halloween Party, 20654 Burl Court, 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday. Treats for children and pets, and costumes available for cats and dogs. For more information, call 815-582-4062.
The Great Pumpkin Carving Contest at Joliet Park District's Hartman Center, 511 N. Collins St., 6:15 to 7:30 p.m. Monday, for ages 6 to 12. Cost is $17 (or $12 for those with a resident card issued by the park district).
Decorate Your Own Halloween Treats at Joliet Park District's Hartman Center, 511 N. Collins St., 6:15 to 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, for ages 6 to 12. Cost is $14 (or $9 for those with a resident card issued by the park district).
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