Things to do: Sierra Sun’s picks for can’t miss events |

Things to do: Sierra Sun’s picks for can’t miss events

Truckee’s annual Halloween Parade will take place Oct. 25 from 4:30 to 7 p.m.
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Sierra Sun’s picks for can’t miss events

Truckee Halloween Parade

Children of all ages are invited to dress up and parade through Downtown Truckee to the Community Art Center where they will be able to trick-or-treat for candy. The parade will leave the Truckee Train Station at 6 p.m.

When: 4:30-7 p.m. today

Where: Truckee Train Station


Halloweekends at Homewood

Spooky fun for the whole family comes to Homewood with a trick-or-treat village at South Base featuring free scary movie showings, face painting, pumpkin decorating, and surprises from local vendors. The resort will also have a haunted chairlift ride on its Qual Chair.

When: 3-9 p.m. today-Sunday

Where: Homewood Mountain Resort, 5145 West Lake Blvd., Homewood


Free Family Farm Festival

Free Family Farm Festival at the KidZone Museum in Truckee, featuring live music, arts and crafts, pony rides, planting, a bounce house and face painting. The museum will also celebrate the grand opening of the Sierra Settlers exhibit with fun pioneer activities and a farm animal petting zoo.

When: 10 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Sunday

Where: KidZone Museum, 11711 Donner Pass Road, Truckee


Halloween Party at Truckee Library

Celebrate Halloween at Truckee Library with free crafting stations, including mask making, pumpkin painting, and spooky slime. Apple cider and other refreshments will be served.

When: 4-5 p.m. Tuesday

Where: Truckee Library, 10031 Levon Ave., Truckee


Single-Use Workshop

Keep Truckee Green is exploring single-use reduction strategies and wants to hear from the public. The community workshop will help shape Truckee’s single-use policies.

When: 5:30-7 p.m. Tuesday

Where: Community Arts Center, 10046 Church St., Truckee


Sierra Sun Halloween Chamber Mixer

The Sierra Sun is having a Halloween Truckee Chamber mixer. Guests are invited to browse the newspaper archives while enjoying drinks and appetizers. A raffle will be held as well.

When: 5-7 p.m. Tuesday

Where: Sierra Sun, 10775 Pioneer Trail, suite 101


Backcountry Decision Making Tahoe Mountain Sports is putting on a free avalanche education series. During the first of four events, experts will speak on how to check avalanche reports, make good decisions in the backcountry, and how to use Garmin navigation and other safety tools. Toward the end of the night, guests will have a chance to run through scenarios in small groups with each speaker. There will also be a raffle with the cost of tickets going toward the Sierra Avalanche Center.

When: 6-9 p.m. Wednesday

Where: Alibi Ale Works, 10069 Bridge St., Truckee


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