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Halloween Happenings, Pokagon State Park
Start Date: 10/25/2019 All Day
End Date: 10/27/2019
Event Description:
Enjoy a weekend of fall-themed activities with us at Pokagon State Park! 

Friday, October 25, 2019
9 p.m. - 10 p.m. Think you can hike to Pokagon's highest point IN THE DARK? Hikers can begin this self-guided walk anytime between 8-9 p.m.  Along the way, you will be greeted by park staff and volunteers with interactive stations. Sturdy footwear and flashlights are recommended for this 2.2., moderately rugged hike. This hike begins at in the lower level of the Potawatomi Inn parking lot. This event is sponsored by the Friends of Pokagon.

9:30 p.m. Park-Inn Movies at the Potawatomi Inn inside Pokagon State Park presents Hocus Pocus on Friday, October 25th at 9:30 p.m. Bring your blanket or lawn chair to the lawn overlooking Lake James. Admission is free to Inn Guests, Campground Guests and with paid admission to Pokagon State Park. (Weather Permitting).

Saturday, October 26, 2019
All Day Cast your ballot to vote for the best decorations in each campground. Ballots are collected at the Campground Gate throughout the weekend and at the Pokagon table during Trick-or-Treat. Winners will be announced on the Pokagon Facebook page on Monday, October 28.

10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Dress up and head over to the Nature Center between 10 a.m.-4 p.m. to register for the costume contest. There will be one winner in each of the following categories: BEST OVERALL, MOST CREATIVE, CUTEST, BEST PET.  Winners will be announced at 7:00 p.m. at the CCC Shelter before Spooky Stories.

10:30 a.m. - 2 p.m. The Potawatomi Inn will be serving a Halloween-themed lunch with a caramel apple decoration station.  Normal costs apply.

10:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. Halloween is a time for monsters, magic, and make-believe! Come to the Nature Center to make your own Wild Wand out of enchanting natural materials. All ages welcome!

1  p.m. - 2:30 p.m. Come to the Nature Center to create your own Jack-O-Lantern masterpiece! Participants may carve, paint, or decorate pumpkins. Awards will be provided to winners in each age group. Pumpkins will be provided on a first-come, first-served basis. Some carving tools will be available, but participants are encouraged to bring their own carving tools, paints, and/or decorations. This is a free program. Regular gate fees apply.

3 p.m. - 4 p.m. Join us at the Potawatomi Inn to learn whooo will be flying around on Halloween. Soarin' Hawk Raptor Rehab will display live owls and share information about these feathered friends.

5 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. Join us at the Potawatomi Inn to learn whooo will be flying around on Halloween. Soarin' Hawk Raptor Rehab will display live owls and share information about these feathered friends.

7 p.m. - 9 p.m. Gather at the CCC Shelter for stories that will send chills down your spine! From 7:00-8:00, there will be a puppet show and a spooky story for younger children. From 8:15-9:00 there will be spooky stories for older children and adults.

Sunday, October 27, 2019
10 a.m. - 12 p.m. Have fun exploring the outdoors on this Halloween and nature-themed scavenger hunt. Pick up a list of items at the Nature Center. Then head outside to photograph the items you can find. Show your photos to the Nature Center staff by noon to claim a prize!
Location Information:
Pokagon State Park  (View Map)
450 Lane 100 Lake James
Angola, IN 46703
Steuben
Phone: (260) 833-2012
Contact Information:
Name: Nicky Ball
Phone: 260-833-2012
Email: niball@dnr.in.gov
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