Placerville Events: Halloween 2014

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Halloween wraps fear in innocence,
As though it were a slightly sour sweet.
Let terror, then, be turned into a treat…
~Nicholas Gordon

Let The Halloween Festivities Begin!

Flickr photo credit: DeusXFlorida
Flickr photo credit: DeusXFlorida

I had previously retired the local events posts, but it looks like a lot of people are searching for and landing on my blog, finding last year’s October events. We’re most of the way through October, but I know what you’re looking for, so I’m just going to list all of the Halloween events that I can find all right here to make your week a little easier.

You can contact me, John Conca, at 530-306-3494, if you are searching for a home anywhere in El Dorado county, or if you are ready to sell your home. I’d be happy to discuss your options with you. You can find new Placerville listings here.

For The Daring

Hangtown Halloween Ball

hangtown ball


El Dorado Hills Haunted House

tower of terror


For The Little Goblins

 Haunted Library!

El Dorado Hills Library
Thursday, Oct. 30, 5:00 -7:00 pm
Face your fears and take a walk through the haunted library! The haunting begins once the library closes…
Brave souls will be invited to walk through the “Haunted Library” and play fear factor games in the Mad Science Lab,
while younger kids can listen to spooky stories in front of the fireplace.

This is a free event hosted by Y.E.L.L. (Youth Executive League at the Library)
Not all activities will be appropriate for all ages.
Sponsored by The El Dorado Hills Friends of the Library.

Haunted House at the Library

Georgetown Library
Friday, Oct. 31, 5:00pm-8:00pm
Enter the “Freak Show” if you dare. Admission Price is only one non-perishable food item.

Sponsored by Georgetown Friends of the Library.

Find More Halloween Library Fun Here


Flickr photo credit: Justin
Flickr photo credit: Justin

Freaky 5k

freaky 5k

Pollock Pines Halloween Party

It’s that time again for all the Ghost and Goblins to come and join the fun and scary adventures of HALLOWEEN!!!

Come and join us at the Pollock Pines-Camino Community Center at 2675 Sanders Drive in Pollock Pines for a ‘scary’ night filled with screams and laughter from 5pm – 9pm.

The PPCCCA will be hosting a free and safe Halloween for all the kids and the ‘child” in their adults. There will be many fun activities for kids of all ages including…brand new this year… a HAUNTED HOUSE!!!! (The cost of the haunted house will be $1.00 — We need to keep those scary monsters well fed to save our guests)

There will be free food, games, candy, prizes, Trunk or Treat and a live DJ to keep the ghostly music flowing to keep the chilling evening lively with the help of the local organizations!

If you enjoy decorating and volunteering (we also welcome all donations) for the Halloween evening, please contact Alaina Bosold at (530)615-9283 or the Center at (530) 647-8005 or email our facilities coordinator at


Get Your Trick-or-Treat On

Halloween Spooktacular


Placerville Main Street Trick or Treat

On Halloween, 4 to 6 pm – Historic downtown Placerville. Main Street merchants hand out candy (while supplies last) to trick-or-treaters for this wonderful family event. There will be a DJ at the Bell Tower and a Costume Contest (sponsored by the 20-30 Club) at 6PM. Town Hall will also host a Carnival for children 10 and under (sponsored by The Placerville Lions Club).

For info call (530 672-3436).

Trick or Treat Combellack


The neighborhood of Combellack Rd in Placerville

blocks off their roads to cars for trick-or-treaters each year.

Arrive early for good parking!

Have a safe and fun Halloween! Give me, John Conca, a call at 530-306-3494, if you want to discuss your real estate options or if you have any questions. Follow my blog for updates on  real estate-related news, timely home maintenance suggestions, and tips for buyers and sellers. Have a great week!



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