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Here are 6 alternatives to traditional trick-or-treating this Halloween

Need a last minute Halloween costume? Check out these thrifty ideas

Some people spend months and a lot of money planning their Halloween costumes, but you don't have to do either of those things! We headed to the Friends of Caroline Hospice Thrift Store in Beaufort to show you a few easy to create Halloween costum
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Some people spend months and a lot of money planning their Halloween costumes, but you don't have to do either of those things! We headed to the Friends of Caroline Hospice Thrift Store in Beaufort to show you a few easy to create Halloween costum

There’s no shortage of ways to celebrate Halloween this year in Middle Georgia.

While cities have set recommended times for traditional trick-or-treating, there are plenty of alternatives for those seeking for another option.

Here’s a roundup of events set for Oct. 31:

Macon

Trick-or-Treat in Downtown Macon — Participating businesses will pass out candy and dog treats to trick-or-treaters from 4-7 p.m., according to Main Street Macon. There also will be free face painting offered at The 567 Center for Renewal.

Forsyth

Trick or Treat On The Square — The city’s annual trick-or-treating event around the courthouse square is set for 5:30-7:30 p.m., according to Forsyth Main Street’s website. For more information, call Main Street Forsyth at 478-994-7747 or email tpierson@cityofforsyth.com.

Warner Robins

The Museum of Aviation will host a trunk-or-treat from 5-7 p.m. All candy will be provided by the 78th Security Forces Squadron. Food, hot chocolate and candy apples will be sold on site. Anyone wishing to register a vehicle to help pass out candy can email 78SFSTrunkorTreat@gmail.com or call 478-222-1980.

Centerville

Mayor and council will await trick-or-treaters at City Hall, 300 East Church Street, from 3-6 p.m. For more information, call the city clerk’s office at 478-953-4734.

Byron

Nightmare on Main Street — A one-stop trick-or-treat experience is set for 6-7 p.m. on Main Street. A costume contest will take place at the gazebo about 5:30 p.m., according to the Facebook page for Byron’s Convention and Visitors Bureau. For more information, call 478-743-3401.

Perry

Trunk-or-Treat and Haunted Trail — A trunk-or-treat is set for 6-8 p.m. at Rozar Park, where there also will be a haunted trail from 6-7:30 p.m. The park is located at 1060 Keith Drive, and the events are free. For more information, call 478-988-2860.

Laura Corley: 478-744-4334, @Lauraecor

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