Halloween celebrations planned for Halstead, Sedgwick, Burrton

This window painting was made by high school art teacher Kaci Sattler and student Madison McCullough. Inspired by Vincent van Gogh's painting, “Starry Night,” Sattler and McCullough dubbed their creation “Scary Night” by Vincent van Ghoul.

Harvey County will be celebrating Halloween this weekend with several community events. Here are a few of the activities scheduled in the area.


The Halstead community is all set for some spooky fun this Sunday with the annual Halloween Howl.

Participants in the Halloween parade and costume contest should meet at 5:45 p.m. at Central National Bank for judging. The group will they parade down Main Street and costume winners will be announced immediately following at Third and Main.

Costume categories are ages 5 and under, ages 6-8, ages 9-12, best adult, best group, best pet and best overall.

Prizes for the pumpkin-decorating and window-decorating contests will also be announced at this time. Pumpkins are due by 10 a.m. on Halloween at the community building, 328 Main, for judging. Parents may help with the decorating but are encouraged to allow their children to submit their own creative works.


Sedgwick Connect is hosting its second annual Trunk-or-Treat, this Saturday, Oct. 30, from 6-8:30 p.m. in downtown Sedgwick.
Participation is free for trunkers or treaters.
Participants are asked to set up along Commercial Street, north of Fifth Street and up to Eighth Street. Any person family or business is welcome to bring treats. Prizes will be given for the best display — best-dressed trunk.
For questions or to make a prize donation, contact Randi Tolin of Sedgwick Connect at 316-841-2655.


Kiddos in Burrton will get the opportunity to trunk-or-treat in a fun, safe environment this weekend on Halloween. The event goes from 5:30 to 7 p.m. on Burrton Avenue, and the community is invited to bring vehicles with decorated trunks to pass out candy from.

People can bring their loose change and vote for the best-decorated trunks. The winner will receive 50% of the proceeds from their votes.

Proceeds from the night benefit the Burrton High School After-Prom. This committee will be selling meal deals of pizza, dessert and a drink. The $4 kids meal comes with one slice, while the $6 adults meal gets a second slice.

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