All Hallows Eve Celebration
This free community event is a great time for the whole family! Whatever the weather, you will have a frightfully good time. This year's event is from 4-7 pm on Saturday, Oct. 17, at Gateway Park, right across the street from the Wauna Fire Station.
Don't forget to wear your costume! There will be a costume contest & prizes!
Slippery and slimy!! Ooey and gooey!! Have a wicked good time touching creepy things in our Halloween touch boxes!
Take a walk through the spooky barn, but be prepared for a few spooky scenes. Spiders, witches, ghosts...oh my! Roast a s'more over the campfire and have a cup of hot cocoa.
Enjoy spooky fun music and dancing by DJ Kip Miller and Trunk or Treat with Northwest Mopar Mafia!
Schedule - Coming soon!
Thank you to all the volunteers who help make this happen. Thank you also to Bruce Titus Tacoma Subaru for being a sponsor again this year!
How to make your carved pumpkin last longer...
The intact skin of a pumpkin protects it until you carve it. But then various organisms (fungi, bacteria, molds, protozoans, insects - also known as "those little buggers") can invade your gourd and start to break it down. Oxygen in the air also breaks down the pumpkin through oxidation and simple dehydration (drying out) will begin the moment the pumpkin is carved.
All of this will turn your carved young happy pumpkin face into a sad old man in a few days time! To keep your pumpkin from aging, we need to do two things: sterilize the pumpkin's carved surfaces (kill fungi, mold, bacteria, bugs), and seal the surfaces to prevent drying and to keep out new "little buggers."
Here are the simple steps: