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4 places your kids can show off their Halloween costume
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Hayleigh Yates, 4, plays skeeball at Gainesville High School’s Interact Club station during the 2016 Trick or Treat on the Trail at the Midtown Greenway in Gainesville. Hayleigh dressed up as Elsa from the movie “Frozen” for the event. - photo by Erin O. Smith
Goblins in the Gainesville Garden

Children can make Halloween crafts, ride ponies or trains and show off their costumes on the Goblin Runway.

When: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Oct. 22

Where: Atlanta Botanical Garden - Gainesville, 1911 Sweetbay Drive, Gainesville

How much: $8 for adults; $5 for children ages 3 to 12; free for children under 3

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Mother Son Halloween Dance Party

Mothers and their sons can enjoy a catered dinner and dance. There will also be costume contests and raffle prizes.

When: 6-8:30 p.m. Oct. 24

Where: Gainesville Civic Center Ballroom, 830 Green St. NE, Gainesville

How much: City residents $50 per couple, non residents $60 per couple; sibling discounts: city residents $17.50 plus one, non residents $21 plus one

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Trick or Treat on the Trail

This event, originally scheduled for Oct. 28, has been canceled due to a forecast of rain.

All "Howls" Eve

A Canine Costume “Paw-rade” is part of this event, along with games, crafts and trick-or-treating.

When: 5-8 p.m. Oct. 30

Where: Humane Society of Northeast Georgia, 845 W. Ridge Road, Gainesville

How much: Free admission

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