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More scenes of North Platte, where there are more Halloween scenes per capita than any city in America.

That's not really true, but most everyone likes to tell tales this time of year, just to scare you. Besides, all over North Platte, people are decorating their yards with entertaining, spooky characters.

North Platte definitely has more than its share of nifty yard decorations as Halloween approaches. We snapped a few photos recently of some in the middle of town.

If you'd like us to publish yours, just email your favorite photos to george@northplattebulletin.com. We'll be eager to help scare people with you.

Haunted yards, buildings, cornfields

A look at Halloween events around town.

Through Wed, Oct. 31

Lincoln County Historical Museum (2403 N. Buffalo Bill) – Spirit Haunting in a Ghost Town. 7-10 p.m. Ages 9 and up $6, otherwise free.

Through Wed, Oct. 31

• D & N Event Center - "Mayhem Manor" haunted house. Weekdays & Sunday 6-9 p.m. Fri.& Sat. 6-12 p.m. $5. Presented by the North Platte Junior Belles.

Friday, Oct. 26

• Sculley’s Shooters (2221 E. Fourth) – Heaven & Hell Halloween Party with live music by Hemlock. Includes a scariest costume contest. 9 p.m. Cover charge.

• Longhorn Bar (Sutherland) - Halloween party, costume contest. 9-2 a.m. $5 cover.

Saturday, Oct. 27

• Sutherland Track (N. County Rd.) – Trick or Feet 2012 run/walk. Costume contest. 8-11 a.m. Adults $20, Kids: $15. Proceeds benefit Boy Scouts.

• Downtown on the Bricks – 14th annual Halloween Walk for 3rd graders and under. Dewey St. closed to motorists. Fun Jumpz, Trunk or Treat, Pumpkin Penny Toss, Creepy Caves and Tattoos for the kids. McGruff, Sparky, Spike, Bulldog mascot, Interact and NP Cheerleaders, and the Good Witch will read stories to kids. 1-3 p.m.

• A to Z Books (507 N. Jeffers) – West central Nebraska’s Open Mic Nite. Halloween music, ghost stories, costumes. 7-10:30 p.m. Established performers and newcomers welcome. Free-will donation. Refreshments provided or bring your own.

• Sculley’s Shooters (2221 E. Fourth) – Heaven & Hell Halloween Party continues with live music by JB & The Moonshine Band. 9 p.m. Cover charge.

Sunday, Oct. 28

• First United Methodist Church (1600 W. E) – Trunk or Treat. Family friendly fun night for kids of all ages with games and refreshments. 4:30-6:30 p.m. Free admission.

Wednesday, Oct. 31

• Buffalo Bill Manor - Trick or Treaters welcome from 4-6 p.m.

• Harvest Christian Fellowship church (NW campus, 2607 Rodeo Rd.) - Harvest party, 5-8 p.m. Games for the family, candy giveaway, special area for preschoolers.

• Bethel Evangelical Free Church (2700 W. Philip) – Annual Family Fall Festival with games, food, and prizes. 5:30-7:30 p.m. Free event.

If you'd like us to publish your favorite yard decorations, just email them to george@northplattebulletin.com.

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The North Platte Bulletin - Published 10/29/2012
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