Parents and trick-or-treaters take note, the city will observe Halloween on Oct. 30 since the actual holiday falls on Sunday. The announcement was made by Mayor Mike Dumas during Thursday’s city council meeting.
The American Legion, the Crabapple at Calion Lake and the haunted Rialto Music Hall will host Halloween parties this weekend. Get a preview in Friday’s News-Times from Weekend Editor Roderick Harrington. Plus, local native Jason D. Williams is getting high praise for his new CD and Merle Haggard tickets remain on sale.
The News-Times and Main Street El Dorado are partnering to offer the annual Mutt Strut on Oct. 30 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. in downtown El Dorado. Festivities include a costume contest for pets and children, tours of the El Dorado Bomb Squad and an agility demonstration by the El Dorado Police Department’s K-9 unit. All proceeds from the event will benefit the El Dorado Crime Stoppers.