By Kendra Hennis
Grab your costumes and your candy buckets and get ready for a weekend full of Halloween fun in Tuscola and Villa Grove!
On October 29 at dusk (6 p.m.) the Tuscola Public Library invites all to watch Hocus Pocus on their big screen outdoors.
On Saturday, the Douglas County Museum will host their first Halloween Cruise-In Bash at 3 p.m. Cars, trucks, and motorcycles are welcome to come hang out for a while, and no pre-registration is needed. Drive-BOO will also be held from 4 to 6 p.m. at Ervin Park on October 30. Drive-Boo is a socially-distanced Halloween event for Tuscola families where kids can trick-or-treat from their car window. Families will slowly drive through the park to a series of stations decorated by local businesses and community organizations.
On Halloween, trick-or-treating will be held in the City of Tuscola from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.
In Villa Grove:
Camargo Township District Library will be holding a Story Time Ghost Hunt on Thursday, October 28 at 3:30 p.m.
Saturday, October 30 at 1 p.m. CTDL will be hosting glow in the dark Story Time at the library. Trunk or treat at the Villa Grove Methodist Church will also be held from 2 to 4 p.m. on Saturday.
On Halloween, the Korner Beehive will be holding a coloring contest, Victory Church in Camago is hosting trunk or treat from 5 to 6:30 p.m., and the Camargo Methodist Church is hosting trunk or treat from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. The Villa Grove VFW will also be holding their annual Halloween Costume Contest at the VFW Hall at 7 p.m. Trick or treating in the City of Villa Grove will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Then, in Camargo, a trick or treat Glow Cart parade will be held from 7:30 p.m. To participate, meet at the Camargo Community Building in Opal Thompson Park at 7:15 p.m.