If you need more than just a trunk:
- Friday, Oct. 26, 6:30-8 p.m.: The Academy of Moore in Aberdeen combines its fall festival with a trunk or treat, including a “haunted school.” If you join up as a volunteer, you’ll probably get extra candy.
If you’re scared of the dark:
- Saturday, Oct. 27, 2-4 p.m.: St. Paul Lutheran Church of the Sandhills (Whispering Pines) gets their celebration in way before the sun goes down.
- Page Memorial UMC holds a Trunk or Treat at 2 p.m., in the parking lot behind the Fellowship Hall.
If you want to party for three hours:
- Saturday, Oct. 27, 4-7 p.m.: Ives Memorial Baptist Church in Pinebluff hosts games, candy and food. Everyone is welcome and everything is free — That’s a slogan we can get behind.
If you want to live dangerously on a school night:
- Sunday, Oct. 28, 3-5:30 p.m.: Email firstname.lastname@example.org to get your parking spot at Brownson Memorial Church in Southern Pines.
- Sunday, Oct. 28, 5-7 p.m.: Tiny ghosts and goblins can load up on plenty to keep them up past bedtime at West End Presbyterian Church.
If you want to avoid trick-or-treaters:
- Wednesday, Oct. 31, 5-7 p.m.: Trinity Christian Fellowship in Pinehurst will have carnival games, tricks, treats, music and a parking lot full of costumes.
- Wednesday, Oct. 31, 5-8 p.m.: Christ Community Church in Pinehurst hosts a trunk or treat, complete with free food and games as well as Bible dramas.