by Kali Cozyris
The downtown/Old Town terror-tory is the perfect place for little werewolves of Humboldt to roam and romp this Halloween.
Redwood Art Association, Eureka Main Street, downtown businesses and Eureka Parks and Recreation are putting on a full day of family fun at the It's Scary! Halloween Block Party on Saturday, Oct. 31 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. on F Street between Sixth and Seventh streets (free).
From 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Redwood Art Association, check out spooky and spectacular art at the It's Scary! Themed Exhibit. There's also an art wall, photo booth and art auction. On F Street, take part in cakewalks at 11:30 a.m. and 2 p.m. (tickets $1), check out cool and creepy art and watch dancers in the street. The Discovery Museum will be handing out candy, healthy snacks and treats, and will be open with special kids' activities (free). At the Morris Graves Museum, explore the Junque Arte Exhibit from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. The museum will also have a cool outdoor Halloween display and face painting. While you're in the vicinity, take the tykes trick-or-treating in Old Town from 2 to 4 p.m. (free). At the Eureka Theater, the Kinetic Paranormal Society performs at 2:30 p.m. followed by a Kid's Costume Contest at 3 p.m. and a screening of Para-Norman at 4 p.m. ($5). Finally, the day wraps up with Eureka Parks and Recreation's Halloween Carnival at the Eureka Municipal Auditorium from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. with games, candy and prizes (free).