& & The Blood's Warmth, The Met, & & 901 W. Sprague. A multi-media show murder mystery set in Portland, Ore., on Oct. 31 at 8 p.m. Tickets: $10. Call: 891-4953.
& & Halloween Party, Fort Spokane Brewery, & & 401 W. Spokane Falls Blvd. Featuring bands Bone Daddies and the Carcinogens, with prizes for the best costumes on Oct. 28 from 9 p.m.-3 a.m. Tickets: $6; $5, advance. Call: 838-3809.
& & Costume Party, Thudpucker's, & & 43 W. Riverside. Kidd Sister will perform with a cash prize costume contest on Oct. 31 from 9 p.m.-1:30 a.m. Free snacks and drink specials. Cover charge: $3. Call: 747-5577.
Monster Mash 2000,WestCoast Ridpath Hotel, 515 W. First. This Halloween costume dance is sponsored by the Spokane Swing Dance Club on Oct. 27 beginning at 9 p.m. Prizes will be awarded for the best costumes. Tickets: $12. Call: 953-9348.
& & Brickwall Comedy Club, DoubleTree Hotel, & & 1100 N. Sullivan. A Halloween party on Oct. 28 with comedy acts by Debbie Wooten and Kristi Kelly, music, dancing and a costume contest with prizes. Tickets: $6. Get 2-for-1 tickets online at brickwallcomedy.com. Call: 534-3243.
Hallowfest 2000, WSU's Beasley Coliseum, Pullman, Wash. Featuring Jumbalassy, Shyan Selah, Proz & amp; Conz and Michael Williams on Oct. 27 at 7:30 p.m. Tickets: $15, advance; $20, at the door; $18, with a can of food. Call: 325-SEAT.
& & Halloween Symfunnies, Spokane Opera House, & & 334 W. Spokane Falls Blvd. The Spokane Symphony presents this concert geared for families on Oct. 29 at 4 p.m. Tickets: $9; $6, juniors; $25, family pack, includes two adults and two kids. Call: 624-1200.
& & Poe Night, Mulligan Field next to the Foley Library, Gonzaga University, & & 502 E. Boone. Bring a blanket to sit on and listen to stories and poems by Edgar Allan Poe on Oct. 30 from 8-10 p.m. If it's too cold, the event will take place in the library's Teleconference Room. Free. Call: 323-6546.
& & Magical Museum Gala, Children's Museum, & & 110 N. Post. A Halloween costume party is planned for Oct. 28 and Oct. 31 from 6-8 p.m. Cost: $2, members; $3, non-members. Call: 624-KIDS.
& & Halloween Festivities, Auntie's, & & 402 W. Main. Featuring free cider and cookies; face painting from 3-5 p.m.; the Rogue Readers' presentation of Halloween readings; and those who wear a costume into the store will receive a 15 percent discount on purchases on Oct. 31. Call: 838-0206.
& & Patricia Hubbard Storytime, Hastings, & & 15312 E. Sprague. The children's author will read from her book Trick or Treat Countdown on Oct. 28 at 3 p.m. Free. Call: 924-0667.
& & CD Listening Party, Hastings, & & 15312 E. Sprague. Featuring Godsmack's new CD "Awake" as well as new releases from Train, U-2, Insane Clown Posse and Master P. on Oct. 28 at 3 p.m. There'll be a pizza party, costume contest and drawings for prizes. Free. Call: 924-0667.
& & Pumpkin Decorating Contest, Hastings, & & 15312 E. Sprague. Bring a decorated pumpkin to the store from Oct. 28-31 for judging. Each vote will cost 25 & cent; with the proceeds to benefit the literacy fund through H.I.P. Call: 924-0667.
& & Halloween Alternative Festival, Kootenai County Fairgrounds, & & Government Way and Kathleen Ave., Coeur d'Alene. Game booths, prizes and more, sponsored by North Country Chapel in Post Falls on Oct. 31 from 4-8 p.m. Free. Call: (208) 773-7100.
& & eek-or-Treat Halloween Event, College Hill, & & WSU, Pullman, Wash. Sponsored by WSU Panhellenic and its 16 sororities, parents and kids can participate in the door-to-door requests for candy on Oct. 31 from 5:30-7:30 p.m. There'll be carnival games and prizes awarded for best costumes. Free. Call: (509) 333-5412.
& & Planet Ice Skating Rink, 3212 N. Eden. & & Wear a costume, go on the Spook Alley hayride, win prizes and play games on Oct. 31 from 5-9 p.m. Admission: $4; $2, hayride. Call: 893-0202.
& & Spooky Swing, WSU's Compton Union Building, & & Pullman, Wash. San Francisco swing band Lee Press-On and the Nails will perform on Oct. 31 from 9 p.m.-midnight. Tickets: $10; $8, advance. Call: (509) 335-3583.
& & Halloween Bash, Annie Fannie's, & & 3827 E. Boone. Soul Proprietor will perform with prizes given away for best costume on Oct. 28 from 9 p.m.-1:30 a.m. Tickets: $5. Call: 534-1212.
& & Harvest Fun Festival, SFCC's SUB 17, & & 3410 W. Fort George Wright Drive. Carnival games, an art corner, food, candy, prizes, a haunted house and more will be featured on Oct. 31 from 5:30-8:30 p.m. Call: 533-3559.
& & Bats! Creatures of the Night, Spokane Public Libraries. & & EWU Science Advisor Donna Hensley will present her African fruit bat and discuss bat behavior, habitat, roosting, longevity and more on Oct. 28 at 2 p.m. at the & & Hillyard Branch Library & & (4005 N. Cook) and on Oct. 30 at 6:30 p.m. at the South Hill Branch (3324 S. Perry). Free. Call: 444-5312.
& & Shriner's Blood Drive, Inland Northwest Blood Center, & & 507 S. Washington. The Shriners will play host to this event on Oct. 30 from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. A chili meal will be offered for free for participants. Call: 624-0151.
& & Trick-or-Treating, downtown Coeur d' Alene. & & Downtown business establishments will hand out treats on Oct. 31 from 4-6 p.m. Call: (208) 667-4040.
& & Costume Contest, Far West Billiards, & & 1001 W. First. Dart and pool games and prizes for the best costume on Oct. 31 from 7-11 p.m. No cover charge. Call: 455-3429.
& & Malloween, Spokane Valley Mall, & & 14706 E. Indiana. Trick-or-treating for kids under 12, a haunted house and lots of activities at Center Court on Oct. 31 from 6-8:30 p.m. Call: 458-8800.
& & Prime Outlets, 4300 W. Riverbend, & & Post Falls. More than 44 merchants will participate in trick-or-treating and activities on Oct. 31 from 5-7 p.m. Call: (877) GO-OUTLETS.
& & Halloween Party, West Central Community Center, & & 1603 N. Belt. Kids 12 and younger can enjoy games, candy and fun on Oct. 27 from 7-9 p.m. Admission: can of food. Call: 326-9540.
& & Harvest Festival, East Central Community Center, & & 500 S. Stone. Candy and games for kids 5-12 on Oct. 31 from 4-6 p.m. Call: 625-6696.
Haunted House, Wren Pierson Basement, corner of Third and D streets, Cheney. Recommended for ages 8 and above on Oct. 30-31 from 6-8:30 p.m. Admission: one can of food to benefit the Cheney Food Bank. Call: 235-7295.
Halloween Party, Fisher Administration Building, Fifth and D streets, Cheney. For grades 3 and under, the party is from 6-7 p.m.; for grade 4-junior high, 7-8 p.m. on Oct. 31. Free. Canned foods accepted for the Cheney Food Bank. Call: 235-7295.
& & 7th Annual Halloween Scream Dance Party, Rendezvous, & & 1003 E. Trent. Sponsored by ROTARACT, the event will feature a no-host bar, snacks and music on Oct. 27 from 8:30 p.m.-1:30 a.m. Cost: $10; $8, advance. Proceeds will benefit the Second Harvest Food Bank. Call: 483-8368.
& & Halloween Project, Outback Jack's, & & 321 W. Sprague. Featuring Halloween karaoke and several contests including a pumpkin carving, costume and pumpkin pie eating contest on Oct. 31 from 9 p.m.-1:30 a.m. Cost: $3. Must be 21 or older. Call: 624-4549.
& & Civilized Animal, NorthTown Mall, & & Division and Wellesley. On Oct. 31 there'll be mall-wide trick-or-treating from 6-7 p.m. and a costume contest with prizes. Civilized Animal will perform from 4-6 p.m. with a pre-autograph party from 3-4 p.m. Free. Call: 482-4800.
& & Halloween Party, The Globe Bar and Grille, & & 204 N. Division. Games, contests, prizes and specials will be featured on Oct. 28 at 8 p.m. Call: 744-0438.
& & Halloween Costume Contest, Chewelah Casino, & & 2555 Smith Road. Judging for kids 1-17 begins at 6 p.m. and at 8 p.m. for adults on Oct. 31. Big money prizes for most creative costume, funniest costume, best couple and best mask. Call: (800) 322-2788.
& & Halloween Party, T.W. Fishers Moon Saloon, & & 204 N. Second, Coeur d'Alene. Live music, Oktoberfest food specials, sexy costume contest with $300 in prizes and more on Oct. 28 from 5 p.m.-midnight. Free. Call: (208) 664-6747.
& & The Graceful Ghost, The Met, & & 901 W. Sprague. This performance is a collaboration of dance and music between Dance Theatre Northwest and String Jam on Saturday, Oct. 28, at 8 p.m., with a reception at 7:30 p.m. Tickets: $15; $12, students/seniors. Call: 325-SEAT.