& & Jefferson Davis, Barnes & amp; Noble, & & 4750 N. Division. Davis will sign copies of his books Ghosts and Strange Critters of Washington and Oregon and Ghosts, Critters and Sacred Places of Washington II on Oct. 31 at 4 p.m. Call: 482-4235.
& & 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.