Henderson Halloween Happenings

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Oct. 23-24  9th Annual Terror on The Trail -7:00-10:00 pm

1445 Hwy. 416 East Henderson, Ky.

Cost: $15.00 – Proceeds to Benefit Luke Chapman & Hayley Galloway

Take the Audubon Parkway Towards Owensboro to Exit 10. Follow the Signs.


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Oct. 24th First Annual Zombie Gauntlet 

Check-In: 11:00 am to 1:00 pm

Race Begins 1:00 pm

Cost: $25.00 for Individual Racers  $110.00 for a Team of 5

Register Online @ WWW.CHEYHEBE.ORG

Proceeds Benefit Hebejebe Bluegrass Standardbred Retirement Organization & Cheyenne’s Hope Farm Sanctuary







Oct 24th: Spooks and Legends Walking Tour – 2:00 pm & 4:00 pm

Cost: $5.00
Enjoy a tour of downtown Henderson featuring interesting history  and spine tingling tales about Henderson’s past.

Meet at The Depot/Community Room, 101 N. Water Street, Henderson, KY.

Call ahead to reserve space. Info: 270-830-9707 or www.hendersondepot.org







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Oct. 30th – Redbanks Trunk or Treat – 5:00 – 7:00 pm

851 Kimsey Lane

Dress up & bring your treat bags














Oct 30th: Downtown Henderson Trick or Treat
Downtown, Henderson, KY. 3pm-5pm. Enjoy safe trick or treating in downtown Henderson. Info: www.downtownhenderson.orginfo@downtownhenderson.org or (270) 827-0016

Oct.30th: DHP Halloween Parade

Join this fun procession down Main Street starting at 5:00 pm at the conclusion of the Downtown Trick or Treating.Tune in to WSON AM&FM for more details or contact the DHP at (270) 827-0016




The theme of this year’s Trunk or Treat at Chapel Hill Church is “Faith Beats Fear.”

The church will hold the event from 4:30PM to 6:30PM on Saturday, October 31st, both inside the church and outside in the church’s lower parking lot off Bend Gate Road. About 20 to 25 Halloween- decorated vehicles will participate, offering candy and treats from their trunks. This is a safe alternative to traditional trick-or-treating.

There will also be games, activities, prizes, food and drinks, and all ages are invited to participate. Chapel Hill Church is located at 2601 Highway 60 East, across from Bend Gate Elementary School. For more information, contact the Church at 270-826-3593.




Halloween Trick or Treating Safety Tips

Thanks to Amanda Hardy, Henderson County Extension Agent for Family & Consumer Science UK College of Agriculture for sharing these tips!

S – SOFT: Swords & othercostume accessories should be soft & flexible so as to not hurt yourself or others

A – ALONE: Kids should not go trick or treating alone. Always have children either walking in groups or with an adult who is trusted.

F – FLASHLIGHT: Flashlights are great tools to make sure you are seen and that others see you!

E – EXAMINE: You will want to examine all candy and treats before your child eats them. For smaller children, beware of candy that can be a choking hazard.

H – HOUSE: Talk to your child about never entering a house of a person that you do not know and make sure another adult is with your child.

A – AVOID: Avoid eating homemade treats received while trick or treating

L – Look: Make sure that both you and your child look both ways before you cross the street going from house to house.

L – LENSES: Although decorative lenses may look cool, they can increase your risk of eye injury. Use caution if you decide to use them.

O – ON SIDEWALKS: Please stay on sidewalks as much as possible. If you must get on the road, make sure it is on the far side and that you are facing the traffic.

W – WELL-FITTING: Make sure all costumes are well-fitting. If costumes are too big, children may trip & fall. Masks that are too big may hinder children being able to see well.

E – EAT: Eat candy & treats in moderation.

E – EYEWEAR: Make sure that any masks are not covering the eyes. It may be a better idea to paint on a mask. Test any makeup on your child’s skin before Halloween to make sure he or she is                                      not allergic & that it does not irritate the skin.

N – NEVER: Never walk near open flames or luminaries. Do not place candles & other flaming products near curtains or other flowy materials that can burn.

Source: Nicole Peritore, Extension Specialist for Family Health; University of Kentucky; College of Agriculture, Food & Environment.  Reference: CDC. Halloween health and safety tips. http://www.cdc.gov/family/halloween/

Spooky (but safe) Mad Science experiments  (Coming Soon)

Links to WSON’s & Independence Bank’s  Exclusive Halloween Haunted Radio Theater Shows (Coming Soon)

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