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Posted on Sun, Oct 30, 2011 : 12:48 p.m.

Halloween guide 2011 for the Ann Arbor area: events, trick-or-treat times, and more

By Staff

Are you ready for Halloween? Have no fear; we've got you covered. We've got suggestions on fun things to do in Washtenaw County, details on area trick-or-treat times and helpful hints to assure a scary good time. This guide will continue to be updated as Halloween approaches, so keep checking back for more ideas and fun (to submit an event, email


Through Oct. 30

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Sunday, Oct. 30

Afternoon of the Undead at YDL-Whittaker
Family Halloween Party at the U-M Exhbit Museum of Natural History
Dexter Community Band All-Costume Halloween Concert
University of Michigan Halloween Concerts at Hill Auditorium
Encore presents Devil's Night in the Red Room at Necto

Monday, Oct. 31

Halloween Storytime/Halloween Party at AADL-Downtown
Halloween Crafts at AADL-Pittsfield
Day of the Dead Sugar Skulls at YDL-Michigan
Main Street Area Halloween Treat Parade in downtown Ann Arbor
Factory presents: The Biggest Goth Industrial Halloween Party in Southeast Michigan at Necto


Ann Arbor: 5-8 p.m.
• City of Ypsilanti: 6-8 p.m.
• Ypsilanti Township: 6-8 p.m.
• Saline: 6-8 p.m.
• Dexter: 5:30-7:30 p.m.
• Chelsea: 4-6 p.m.


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Here are a couple Halloween goodies to try, courtesy of the Associated Press:

A delicious pumpkin pie ... that you drink
A sweet treat that looks deliciously swampish


Through Oct. 30

Blast Corn Maze outside Dexter
Fall Color Tour on the Train

From festive ideas to safety tips, resources to help your holiday go smoothly.

• Eco-friendly Halloween: Candy | Costumes | Decorations | Kids' stuff | Party
• Halloween safety: General | Candy
• Make your own: Decorations | Haunted house | Party
• Pumpkin carving: Ideas
• Info from Ann Arbor city web site: Halloween safety tips (PDF) • Column: Mamas, don't let your daughters dress up to be porn stars


Dog Guy

Mon, Oct 31, 2011 : 2:09 a.m.

Cities set the trick-or-treat times? Perhaps they could also set the date for Easter so that all Christians could celebrate together.