CROOKED CREEK PARK: Halloween at the Park, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Friday at 1098 Old Lexington Highway, Chapin. Outdoor trick-or-treat trail, indoor activities include carnival games and prizes, costume contest, moonwalk, inflatable slide, haunted house, concessions, scream contest and more. Game tickets 25 cents each. (803) 345-6181
SHOPS OF CUMC: 8 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday at Chapin United Methodist Church, 415 Lexington Ave., Chapin. Miss Glory's Country Store, Books 'n Such, Our Daily Bread Bakery, Susanna's Treasures, Christmas Shop, Woodworks, Sew 'n Sew Shop, Mamma's Home Cooking, Amazing Grace Soda Shop; silent auction and more. Proceeds will benefit the building fund.
HALLOWEEN CARNIVAL AND HAUNTED HOUSE: 4-9 p.m. Saturday at Dutch Square mall. Sponsored by the City of Columbia Department of Parks and Recreation. (803) 545-3117
HALLELUJAH NIGHT: 6-8 p.m. Saturday at Right Direction Christian Center, 3506 Broad River Road. Free event for pre-K through eighth-graders will feature fun, games and prizes. (803) 798-1230 or www.rightdirection.info
HALLOWEEN AT HARLEY HAVEN: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday at 941 Western Lane, Irmo. Blood drive (of course), food, refreshments by MacDougalls, live music featuring DB Bryant, 12:30-2:30 p.m. and Jeff Liberty, 3-5 p.m. (803) 794-4887
CHRISTUS VICTOR LUTHERAN: Holiday bazaar, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday at 400 Harbison Blvd. Local vendors, silent auction, barbecue dinner, bake sale, casseroles, books, farmers market, raffle and more. A portion of the proceeds will benefit Annabelle Baskets. http://annabellebaskets.blogspot.com (803) 732-2668
COMMUNITY CRAFT FAIR: 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 7, at Sterling House Harbison, 511 Woodcross Drive (behind Home Depot). Vendors, food, fun. (803) 732-0300
LAKE MURRAY PRESBYTERIAN: Holiday bazaar, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 7, at 2721 Dutch Fork Road, Chapin. Handmade items, bake shop, frozen casseroles, independent vendors, lunch. (803) 345-5140
NORTH SPRINGS PARK: Terror in the Park haunted house for ages 11 and older, 7-11 tonight through Saturday at 1320 Clemson Road; $8. (803) 736-6070
BLYTHEWOOD PARK: Spooktacular Halloween festival, 6-9 p.m. Friday at 126 Boney Road. Games, prizes, costume contest, storytelling, pumpkin contest, mummy-wrapping, treats and more at this free event for ages 3-12. (803) 691-9786
POLO ROAD PARK: Halloween carnival, 6:15-7:30 p.m. Friday at 730 Polo Road. Trick or treating and games for ages 3-11. (803) 736-1657
PALMETTO ACTIVITY CENTER: Halloween carnival, 2-4:30 p.m. Saturday at 105 Summit Centre Circle. For families with children ages 10 and younger, outdoor event will feature carnival games (tickets are six for $1; bring a canned food item for Harvest Hope and receive a free game ticket), bounce house, face painting, balloon artist, clowns, magician, food concessions, costume contest and trick or treating. (803) 865-6516
LAKE WATEREE BAPTIST: Fall festival, 1:30-5:30 p.m. Saturday at 5856 River Road, Ridgeway (Dutchman Creek Bridge, on the Lugoff side of Lake Wateree). Free family event will feature hot dogs, chips, cookies, cotton candy, snow cones 1:30-4 p.m.; hayrides to Lake Wateree State Park, 1:30-5 p.m.; face painting, children's games, Bible costume contest at 3 p.m., pinata break, 4 p.m.; cake walks, 4:30 p.m. Shuttle service available for seniors. (803) 337-2838
SPRING VALLEY PRESBYTERIAN: Fall FestivALL, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday at 125 Sparkleberry Lane. Children's carnival, arts and crafts, garden shop, recycling, yard sale, antique appraisals, seasonal flu shots and senior services information, community resource corridor, care boxes for military, raffles, vendors, talent show, silent auction, outdoor grill section and sound system for football fans, bistro and food court, 5K run with proceeds going to Habitat for Humanity. (803) 788-3589; www.svpc.org
WINDSOR UNITED METHODIST CHURCH: Fall festival, 5-7:30 p.m. Saturday at Alpine Road and Windsor Lake Boulevard. Trunk or Treat, games, concessions, inflatables. (803) 788-1858
ROCKBRIDGE BAZAAR: Noon-6 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 8, at 4135 Rockbridge Road. Vendors include Alicia's Gifts, Andrea's In Stitches, Usborne Books, Two Old Bags, BeadDazzled; children's activities; face painting; door prizes. Admission, canned food item or $1 donation to Harvest Hope Food Bank. (803) 622-8345
HAMPTON PARK: Haunted House for ages 6-12, 4-6 p.m. today at 1117 Brandon Ave. (803) 776-9082
HEATHWOOD PARK: Halloween party for ages 6-12, 4-6 p.m. Friday at 800 Abelia Road. (803) 733-8446
HOPKINS PARK: Autumn costume festival, 6-9 tonight at 150 Hopkins Park Road. Trick or treating for ages 4-16. (803) 783-9374
KILBOURNE PARK BAPTIST CHURCH: Trunk or Treat festival, 6-8 p.m. Friday at 4205 Kilbourne Road. Hot dog supper, inflatable slides, games, face painting, clown balloonist, baked goods and more. (803) 787-3371
MELROSE PARK: Halloween drop-in for ages 6-12, 4-6 p.m. Friday at 1500 Fairview Road. (803) 733-8493
ST. ANNA'S PARK: Halloween Bash for ages 6-12, 4-6 p.m. Friday at 1315 Liberty Hill Ave. (803) 733-8450
SIMS PARK: Halloween celebration for ages 6-12, 4-6 p.m. Friday at 3500 Duncan St. (803) 733-8451
MIDTOWN AT FOREST ACRES: Trick or treating for children ages 12 and younger, 6-8 p.m. Saturday at 3400 Forest Drive.
HOLLYWOOD-ROSE HILL NEIGHBORHOOD ASSOCIATION: Halloween party, 5:30 p.m. Saturday at Hollywood Park, 216 S. Gregg St. Parade of costumes starts at 6 p.m.
ST. TIMOTHY'S EPISCOPAL: Alternative gift fair, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday at 900 Calhoun St. Holiday gift certificates for local, regional and international nonprofit organizations and baked goods. (803) 765-1519; www.SaintTimothysColumbia.com
GREENLAWN BAPTIST: Fall festival, 6-7:30 p.m. Saturday at 6612 Garners Ferry Road. Games, snacks, prizes, trunk or treat, costumes welcome.
NEW BEGINNING BAPTIST: Holy Fest, 6-8:30 p.m. Saturday at 9601 Caughman Road. Family event featuring fun, food and games; sponsored by the youth ministry. Parents or guardians are asked to remain with their children. (803) 695-1195
NEW LIGHT BEULAH BAPTIST: Hallelujah Harvest trunk or treat, 6-8 p.m. Saturday at 1330 Congaree Road, Hopkins. (803) 783-2050
PARK STREET BAPTIST: Fall festival, 5-8 p.m. Saturday at 2204 Park St.(one block north of Elmwood Avenue). Magic show, balloon tricks, inflatables, food. Free. (803) 252-6434; www.parkstreetbaptistchurch.org
ZION PILGRIM BAPTIST: Fall festival, 5:30-8:30 p.m. Saturday at 1609 Zion Ave. Free food, fun, games. (803) 605-9944
OLD FASHIONED FALL FESTIVAL: 4-7 p.m. Sunday in the Washington Street parking lot of First Baptist Church of Columbia. Activities include bash-a-car, pony rides, fire and law enforcement displays, classic car show, KidPrint and DARE unit, talent show, milking contest, cloggers, fiddlers and singers, rides and inflatables, costume contest, food concessions (all $1 or less), games, food drive for Harvest Hope Food Bank.
BETHEL UNITED METHODIST: Fall festival, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Friday at 811 Peachtree Rock Road, Lexington. Free event for ages 12 and younger will feature games and prizes, hot dog supper, haunted trail, Trunk or Treat, hayride. (803) 315-9451
SALUDA RIVER BAPTIST: Fun fest, 6-9 p.m. Saturday at 3459 Sunset Blvd., West Columbia. Games, hayride, maze, pony rides, greased pig contest, candy, hot dog supper; all free. (803) 796-5583; www.saludariverbc.com
HALLELUJAH HOEDOWN: 6-9 p.m. Saturday at Lexington Baptist Church, 308 E. Main St. Carnival rides, Trunk or Treat, Hudson's barbecue concession and a dunking booth. Admission, $1. Sponsored by the Children's Ministry. (803) 996-8802; www.lexingtonbaptist.org
FUN FALL FEST: 4-6 p.m. Saturday at RightConnection Center, 5175 Sunset Blvd., Lexington (behind McAlister's Deli). Free event will feature games, prizes, face painting, treats, music, cake walk, costume contest for ages 3-12, door prizes. Raffle for one year of piano lessons, $5 (proceeds benefit Tabernacle Children's Home). Accepting donations of clean, gently used men's clothing and shoes for the Hand Up 25:40 Homeless Ministry. (803) 753-9826; www.rightconnection.us
NORTHSIDE BAPTIST FALL FESTIVAL: 3-6 p.m. Saturday Ginny Lane (I-20 and U.S. 378), Lexington. Inflatables, games, trick or treating, music, food, door prizes and more. (803) 796-9786; www.northsidebaptist.org
FALL FESTIVAL: 4-6 p.m. Saturday at State Street Baptist Church, 1420 State St., Cayce. Mini hayride, jump castle, slide, corn dogs. Free. (803) 796-6123
SWANSEA FIRST BAPTIST: Mothers of Preschoolers (MOPS) craft bazaar, 8 a.m.-noon Saturday, Nov. 7, at 145 S. Church St. (U.S. 321), Swansea. Vendors include My Initials, Simply Tasteful, Ashlan's Ornaments, Thirty-One Gifts, more.