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GPS Faith Community Fall Festival

GPS Faith Commuinty 10714 N. 2nd Street Machesney Park, IL.
The public is invited to the GPS Faith Community Fall Festival on October 24, 2015, located at 10714 N. 2nd Street in Machesney Park, IL. The festival will feature an indoor Craft and Vendor Fair from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. An outdoor Farmers Market will be held from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the parking lot and will offer locally grown fall produce, popcorn, pet treats, ice cream, baked goods, and hot food for sale.

A free outdoor Trunk or Treat for children infant through 6th grade will run from 10:00 – 11:00 a.m. and a fall-themed photo corner will be available for picture-taking until 11:30 a.m. – bring your own camera or cell phone. Costumes are encouraged.

For more information about the Fall Festival, GPS Farmers Market or GPS Faith Community, visit or call (779) 221-8491.

Genoa Faith UMC - Trunk or Treat

Genoa Faith United Methodist Church 325 South Stott Street Genoa, Illinois
Genoa Faith UMC is holding their first Trunk or Treat. The event will be held on October 31, 2015 from 1-3 p.m. Candy will be available for all and prizes will be given for the best decorated trunk and best Halloween costume.

Organizers ask that there be no scary decorations. All ages are welcome to attend.

For more information, please call Kira Lyle at 815-784-5143.

Run-A-Muc acres pumpkin patch

3063 Becker school rd. freeport il
The pumpkin patch offers pumpkins, gourds, mums, hay, clothing, cotton candy, a scarecrow contest and photo boards.

A corn maze also will be available from 1 to 7 p.m. Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays in October.

tim calam 815-266-1737

Trunks & Treats

Central Christian Church, 6595 Guilford Road, Rockford, IL
Don't miss the FUN at Central Christian Church's annual Trunks & Treats INDOOR event. There will be decorated booths, games, crafts, refreshments, and of course candy, candy, and more CANDY! Join us on Saturday, October 31st from 2-5 p.m. at Central Christian Church, 6595 Guilford Road (next to Midway Village), Rockford, IL.

Lori Cruden, 815-399-6767

All Hallow's Eve: Robin Hood's Enchanted Woods

Midway Village Museum, 6799 Guilford Rd, Rockford, IL 61107
Children can Trick or Treat throughout the Victorian Village and do craft projects, and play games. From 4:30 to 8 pm visit the enchanted woods! Families will tour scenes and meet characters from the legend of Robin Hood Save Maid Marian, joke with the Merry Men, keep an eye out for the Sheriff of Nottingham, and be amazed at the archery skills of Robin Hood himself!! Snacks from Morkes Chocolate and Veebo Pizza will be available. Cost is $6 for adults and $6 for children. Museum members are free as well as children under 3!! Tickets are available in advance after September 29 on line or at the museum store or at the gates on the day of the event. or 815 937-9112