Halloween Freak FestA three venue event creates the “Barmuda Triangle” in Tahoe City (Jake’s, Hacienda and Lakeside), Friday, Oct. 28, 21 and older with ID. The fun starts at 9 p.m. at Jake’s On The Lake: Dance party with Ryu, no cover charge, Jello shots, and 11 p.m. costume contest with prizes. At 10 p.m. Hacienda del Lago presents Jelly Bread live and Lakeside will feature two incredible house DJs, Micah J. and Joseph Lee. Bounce from bar to bar. For more information please call Jake’s at 530-583-0188, Hacienda at 530-583-0358 or Lakeside at 530-583-2000.Truckee Halloween paradeFor children of all ages, parade through Downtown Truckee to the Community Art Center, then trick-or-treat through the rooms for candy, Friday, Oct. 28. Parade leaves the Truckee train station at 6 p.m. sharp. Truckee Donner Recreation andamp; Park District is looking for candy sponsors, please call 530-582-7720 for more info.Elegant spooky affairThe Rotary Club of Truckee is pleased to present the 2011 Haunted Cadillac Ball, Not for the Faint of Heart, Saturday, Oct. 29 at the Resort at Squaw Creek. Event tickets and raffle tickets are on sale now. Cost is $100 per person/event and $100/raffle. The raffle prizes include $15,000 grand prize, $5,000 second prize and $3,000 third prize. The Cadillac Ball is annual must attend event. Attire is elegantly spooky, dinner, a live band, live and silent auction will entertain the guests. The Cadillac Ball is the Rotary Club of Truckee’s largest fundraiser and helps the club fund needs locally and globally. For more information visit: www.cadillacball.com or call 530-414-1550.Trick or Treat on HalloweenOct. 31, Dress up in your spookiest attire and go for trick or treating in downtown Tahoe City. Check in at Heritage Plaza at 4 p.m. for two hours of fun. A glow stick and a candy bag for the kids will be provided, and Tahoe City merchants will hand out candy throughout town. Scarecrows on Parade, a traditional autumn event, has more than 60 scarecrows on display.Le Chamois Halloween partyAttention all naughty nurses, blood sucking vampires, roller-skating football players and saucy superheroes. Get out the costumes and the face paint and creep over to Squaw Valley’s Le Chamois Monday, Oct. 31, 2011 for the annual Halloween Costume andamp; Dance Party.Ghouls are encouraged to dress up in their most clever costumes and celebrate all-hallows eve with great music and a fun party. Tables will be cleared for dancing. Upstairs, the bar welcomes partygoers with beer, wine and sake for a howling good time. Doors open at 8 p.m. and children are welcome to trick-or-treat until 9 p.m. After 9 p.m. there is a $5 cover and only adults age 21 and older are permitted.The Halloween Party marks the opening night celebration for Le Chamois for the 2011-2012 winter season, with the restaurant scheduled to open daily in early November.
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