Fall Festivals will be in full swing around Winn as October comes to a close.
Judgement House at Winnfield First Baptist will stage its final three performances of “Deadly Encounter” tonight, Saturday and Sunday nights, Oct. 25, 28 and 29. Response has been strong but the church will do its best to accommodate callers who contact the office as 318-628-3544. Due to the nature of the performance, Judgement House is not recommended for children younger than 10. Children 10 and older must be accompanied by an adult. A $2 per person donation is suggested.
On Friday, Oct. 27, Calvin Baptist and Bethlehem Baptist churches will combine resources to put on a Trunk or Treat in the lot next to Calvin BC. Time will be 6 p.m. until 8 p.m.
Sardis Baptist Church will put on a Fall Festival for the community on Saturday, Oct. 28. Fun will get underway at 5 p.m.
On Halloween night itself, Tuesday, Oct. 31, the Downtown Winnfield Fall Festival will be held, stretching down Main Street from First United Methodist Church to the Louisiana Political Museum. For booth assignments, contact the museum at 628-0169.
Fun for youngsters will start early at the Louisiana Political Museum with registration at 5 p.m. and start time 5:30 p.m. for both the Costume Contest and the Pumpkin Decorating Contest. The Costume Contest age groups will be 0-3 years; 4-7 years; 8-10 years; 11-13 years, 14-17 years and 18 & up. There will also be a Theme Groups category as well as a special contest for pets (one category). Age groups for the Pumpkin Decorating Contest are Pre-K through Grade 1; Grades 2 through 5; and Grades 6 through 8. Entrants should attach the name and age of the child as well as parent’s name and contact phone number to their pumpkin.
Other activities will include bounce house and a dunking booth located beside the courthouse as well as hot dogs, chips, drinks and other games located at First United Methodist Church.