Halloween at Silver Beach CarouselOctober in Southwest Michigan is filled with colorful leaves, apple cider, corn mazes, hayrides, pumpkin patch visits and orchard adventures; but let’s not forget about all the spooky Halloween happenings that are just around the corner. Check out these family-friendly Halloween events and local trick-or-treat times.

Saturday, Oct. 28

“Legend of Sleepy Hallow” - Bridgman High School Performing Arts Center, 1:30 p.m.
GreatWorks Theatre Co. will perform this classic Washington Irving tale. Free tickets available at Bridgman Public Library.

Haunted Scarousel - Silver Beach Carousel, St. Joseph, Saturday, 11 a.m.-8 p.m.; Sunday, noon-5 p.m.
Ride the Haunted “Scarousel” all weekend long! The Carousel House will be decorated from top to bottom in Halloween décor and be sure not to miss the Halloween-themed train display!

Three Oaks Trick-or-Treat - 4-6 p.m.

Halloween Miniature Train Rides - Eden Springs Park, Benton Harbor, Saturday, 5-8 p.m.; Sunday, 4-8 p.m.
Take a spooky train ride on Saturday or Sunday and see what ghosts you can see along the way! Tickets are $3 per ride, kids three and under ride free.

Halloween Happening - Fernwood Botanical Garden and Nature Preserve, Niles, 6-8 p.m.
Wear your creepiest costume and trick-or-treat in the gardens, listen to spooky stories and make Halloween crafts.

Trick or TreatWeesaw Township Kids Halloween Party - Weesaw Township Fire Department, 7 p.m.
This 50-year-old tradition will have hayrides, a costume contest and sweet treats for everyone.

Sunday, Oct. 29

Halloween Parade - Downtown New Buffalo, 1:45 p.m.

New Buffalo Trick-or-Treat - 2:30-4:30 p.m.

Tuesday, Oct. 31

Kids Trick-or-Treat – Michigan Maritime Museum, South Haven, 4-6 p.m.
Toddlers to age 10 can collect treats from five different stations around the Museum campus. Costumes and an accompanying adult are a must for this fun family event.

St. Joseph Trick-or-Treat - Downtown Merchants, 4:30-6 p.m.; City-wide, 6-7:30 p.m.

Benton Harbor Arts DistrictMerchants and Galleries, 4:30-6 p.m.

Covert Trick-or-Treat - 5-6 p.m.

Coloma Trick-or-Treat - 5-7 p.m.

Watervliet Trick-or-Treat - 5-7:30 p.m.

H IMG 0962Benton Harbor Trick-or-Treat - 5:30-7:30pm

Bangor Trick-or-Treat - 5:30-7 p.m.

Bridgman Trick-or-Treat - 5:30-7 p.m.

Lake Township Trick-or-Treat - 5:30-7 p.m.

South Haven Trick-or-Treat - 5:30-7:30 p.m.

Dowagiac Trick-or-Treat - 6-7 p.m.

Dowagiac Trunk-or-Treat - First United Methodist Church, Federated Covenant Church, 6-7 p.m.

Benton Township Trick-or-Treat - 6-7:30 p.m.

Lincoln Township Trick-or-Treat - 6-7:30 p.m.

Royalton Township Trick-or-Treat - 6-7:30 p.m.

Hartford Trick-or-Treat - 6-8 p.m.