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October 25, 2013

Fall fun in Cherokee County

TAHLEQUAH — Halloween and Fall Festivals

First United Methodist Church has a pumpkin patch that is open daily through Thursday, Oct. 31. (918) 456-6141 (300 West Delaware)

Friday, Oct. 25

Murrell Home Ghost Stories offers an opportunity for visitors to hear scary tales from storytellers in period costume. Enjoy several stories inside the house and then have cider and cookies in the smokehouse. Reservations are required, and a donation of $5 per person is requested. Tours will run every 15 minutes beginning at 6:30 p.m. The last tour begins at 8:15 p.m. For reservations or info contact (918) 456-2751 or murrellhome@okhistory.org.

Sequoyah State Park Haunted Hayride starts at dark and goes until 10:30 p,m,. Rides leave from the Sequoyah Riding Stables. The cost is $7 for adults and $5 for children 10 and under. Reservations are recommended. Call (918) 772-3906 for details. (17131 Park 10, Hulbert; inside Sequoyah State Park)

NSU College of Liberal Arts and Department of Music presents the first show of the 2013-’14 NSU Chamber Music Series at 7 p.m., in the NSU Center for Performing Arts. (605 N. Grand Ave.)

Haunted Seminary Hall tours begin at 9 p.m. and continue until midnight. The cost is $5 for NSU students and alumni, and $6 for the public. Hot chocolate and glow sticks will be available for sale. Call (918) 506-0589 for more information. (609 N. Grand Ave.)

Saturday, Oct. 26

Southside Baptist Church Fall Festival is 3 to 6 p.m. A clown show starts at 3 p.m. Inflatables, hayrides, candy, and hot dogs will be available. There will be prizes and games for all ages. Call (918) 456-2161 for details. (300 West Parker)

Relay For Life of Cherokee County Kickoff at Norris Park from 4 to 7 p.m. All are invited for the adult and children costume contests, games, candy, and more. (Morgan St. and Muskogee Ave.)

American Legion Post 135 Halloween Carnival is a free event from 5 to 7 p.m. Contact (918) 456-6768 for more details. (Legion Rd. off of E. Allen Road)

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