October 30, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

County Discourages Trick-or-Treating; Recommends Alternative Ways to Celebrate Halloween

Halloween is on Saturday and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) wants people to find new ways to participate. According to the CDC, “Many traditional Halloween activities can be high-risk for spreading viruses.” The health institute said that includes door-to-door trick-or-treating and even trunk-or-treating, where cars gather in a parking lot and treats […]

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October 30, 2020 | Jordan Lindsay

Five Things to Know Today, Oct. 30, in Montgomery County

Today is Friday, Oct. 30, and here are five things to know in Montgomery County: 1. Early Voting Day 5: Early voting is underway until Nov. 2. You can early vote in-person between 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. at 11 early voting centers. Montgomery County residents who are eligible but not yet registered to vote […]

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October 29, 2020 | Nicolle Schorchit

Halloween Happenings: Haunted Houses, Spooky Goings-On and More

If you’re looking to have some spooky fun in or near Montgomery County as Halloween approaches, here’s a list of haunted houses, spooky walks and hayrides for the scariest day of 2020. To Chill You to Your Bones… The Field of Screams Maryland in Olney is still jolting fear into the hearts of its visitors […]

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October 20, 2020 | Andrea Sarralde

Halloween: Casas Encantadas, Sucesos Espeluznantes y Más en Montgomery

Si está buscando divertirse un poco en el condado de Montgomery o a sus alrededores a medida que se acerca Halloween, aquí hay una lista de casas encantadas y paseos espeluznantes para el día más de las brujas. El Field of Screams Maryland en Olney está abierto para esta temporada de Halloween. Debido a la […]

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October 16, 2020 | Reid Flumbaum

Haunted Hustle Fun Run Offers Chance to Strut Your Spooky Costume

Halloweeners rejoice! Montgomery Parks is hosting a Haunted Hustle Fun Run at Black Hill Regional Park the morning of Halloween, where you can show off your spooky (or not spooky) costumes. The event is slated to begin at 8 a.m. and run through 12 p.m., Oct. 31. Those interested in attending can run or walk […]

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October 8, 2020 | Toluwa Famuyide

Drive-In Halloween Movies Coming to Rockville

The City of Rockville will begin hosting Halloween themed drive-in movies starting this Friday. D.C. Partybox has partnered with WILLCO, a real estate development company, to deliver a new kind of Halloween experience this year. Beginning this weekend, movie lovers can experience the drive-in theater located at the Washington Science Center in Rockville. Every Friday, […]

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October 2, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Montgomery County Advises Against Door-To-Door Trick-Or-Treating

Montgomery County officials issued guidance Friday on keeping families and children safe during Halloween in light of COVID-19. County officials are advising against traditional door-to-door trick-or-treating because of the “challenge of maintaining proper physical distancing on porches and at front doors.” They are also advising against participating in activities where food is shared, such as […]

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October 2, 2020 | Clara Longo de Freitas

Montgomery Ofrece Orientación para El Halloween en Tiempos de Pandemia

En tiempos normales, los días de octubre se convierten en fiesta de Halloween. Esqueletos, telarañas y calabazas decoran los jardines en el Condado de Montgomery, los niños hacen el “trick or treating” en lugares como el PIKEkids o van para festivales con sus familias, como el Chevy Chase Village Halloween Party. Pero con la pandemia […]

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September 22, 2020 | Reid Flumbaum

CDC Releases Halloween, Trick-Or-Treating Guidelines

With a socially distant Halloween looming, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) updated its holiday celebration guidelines Monday, ranking Halloween activities that pose low, moderate, and high risks. The CDC says traditional activities, including door to door trick-or-treating and trunk-or-treating, top the list as high risk and recommends avoiding them. Doing so will […]

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September 18, 2020 | Jordan Lindsay

County Waiting for More COVID-19 Data Before Releasing Final Halloween Safety Guidelines

Local leaders are responding to questions regarding how Halloween might look like during the COVID-19 health crisis. Dr. Earl Stoddard, with the Montgomery County Office of Emergency Management, says guidelines are being prepared while observing data but things will change between now and October 31.

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