A Few Fun Fall Activities to Enjoy in Walnut Creek
1. Get a jump start on Halloween at several Walnut Creek events on Friday, 10/25/19:
-The first ever Trunk-or-Treat at Civic Park Bring the kids to get sweet and non-sweet treats, and there’s food trucks and fun for all ages. Click here for more info.
-Or take it to the streets – there’s more Halloween Trick or Treating on 10/25 – kids in costume can trick or treat at businesses throughout downtown Walnut Creek.
-Have a Howl-ooo-ween at yet another trick-or-treat event at the Linsday Wildlife Experience – kids can enjoy a parade, activities and exhibits in a Halloween theme.
2. Savor succulents at Ruth Bancroft Garden – visitors to the garden can join in on any number of fall events, from the “Succulent Swap” to yoga classes amidst the plants – check out the events calendar here:
3. Dare to visit a spooky Haunted House at the Elk’s Lodge, Friday and Saturday, 10/25 and 26 from 6 pm to 10 pm. Cost per person is $10, but if you bring a can of food, you get a $1 discount. All proceeds to go the Elks Lodge #1811 at 1475 Creekside Drive in Walnut Creek. Find out more by calling 925-935-1811.
4. Learn about “Creatures of the Night.” Join the National Park Service for a free campfire program on Saturday, 10/26/19 at 6:15 at John Muir National Historic Site (NHS) in Martinez, California. Rangers will lead the group in songs, skits and stories to learn about local nocturnal creatures. No reservations are required. Get the details here:
5. Indulge in a show at the Lesher Center for the Performing Arts – comedy, a musical and a noir improv are just some of the performances this month and next at the Lesher. Visit the website here for tickets and show times.
6. Decorate your house for Halloween and join our contest on Facebook and Instagram! Submit photos of your own creativity, or if someone else’s imagination has caught your eye, either encourage them to submit a photo or ask permission to take and submit a photo for them. Winners will be announced Nov 1 and there will be a gift card prize!