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Posted on: October 18, 2021

[ARCHIVED] Fall Festivals Coming Up

Fall Festivals

Recreation & Parks and the Winston-Salem Police Department are holding fall festivals this week and next.

A fall festival for adults age 50 and up is being held 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday, Oct. 22, at the Brown and Douglas Recreation Center, 4725 Indiana Ave. There will be games, bingo, live music, line dancing, antique cars and more. Admission is free. 

The annual “Trail of Treats,” a Halloween-themed community resource fair for elementary-age children and their families, will be Saturday, Oct. 23, from 5:30 to 7 p.m. at Bolton Park, 1590 Bolton St. More than 25 booths operated by non-profits, community and youth organizations and county agencies will offer games and activities for kids while parents and caregivers learn about resources for their children, such as music programs, scouts and after-school programs. Children are encouraged to come in their Halloween costumes. The movie “Monster House” will be shown at 7 p.m. Admission is free.

Five city recreation centers will hold free fall festivals from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, October 28. Kids age 3 and older are invited to dress up in their Halloween costumes and come to the Carl Russell, Hanes Hosiery, South Fork, William R. Anderson Jr. and Sprague Street centers for games, food, activities and costume contests. Children ages 3 to 10 must be accompanied by an adult. For more information call CityLink 311.

On Saturday, Oct. 30, the Winston-Salem Police Department will partner with the Winston-Salem Police Foundation and Galilee Missionary Baptist Church to hold a free candy giveaway during a Public Safety Drive-Through Fall Festival, from 2 to 4 p.m. in the church parking lot at 4129 Northampton Drive, Winston-Salem.

This is a drive-through event only; children will not be allowed to walk up. In addition to the candy distribution, a variety of public safety vehicles will be on display. Kids are encouraged to come in their Halloween costumes.      

The Winston-Salem Police Foundation is providing monetary support to purchase candy for the event. Also participating in the festival are the Winston-Salem Fire Department and the Forsyth County Sheriff's Office.

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