Halloween Happenings Tuesday, October 31st
Everyone Invited to Free Events for Local Children
Main Street: Greeneville will be coordinating “Halloween Happenings” on Tuesday, October 31, from 4 to 6 p.m. in downtown Greeneville. All events are free, and the public is invited. Merchants, professional offices, banks, churches, and the county courthouse will be prepared to treat youngsters with candy if children are under 13 years of age and are accompanied by a parent or guardian.
The Costume Contest will be held at the Kathryn Leonard Administrative Building at the corner of West Depot and South Irish Streets beginning at 4:00pm with the winners announced at 6:00pm. The contest will have age categories of 0-3 years, 4-6 years, 7-9 years, 10-12 years, and a family entry. Prizes will be awarded to the winners in each age category. Volunteer judges and prizes will be furnished by the Greeneville City Schools Education Foundation. Adults, please provide a cell phone number so you may be reached should your child be a winner and need to report back to receive their prize.
More activities, still in the final planning stages are due to closure of Main Street and the Depot Street Renovation Project. Those include the annual hayrides, chalk drawing in the street, Spooky Tales in the Old Gaol (Jail), dancing in the streets and more. Stay tuned for details as they become available.
Candy Donations and Participation Necessary and Welcome
Organizers welcome all groups, businesses, and individuals to get involved. For details on how to participate by either donating candy, handing out treats in person or simply wishing to volunteer, including any business not located in the downtown area that would like to sign up for your location along the route may contact the Main Street office at 423-639-7102 to and learn more on how you can join in to make this an outstanding event for area children. Candy donations drop off location will be at the Main Street office, 310 S Main Street.
Further details will be provided to the media closer to the event.