On Halloween evening, “My Community First” will present the third annual Haunted Halls at the community building behind the San Miguel Library. The event is free. There will be a costume contest in the following age categories: 5 and under, 6 to 11, 12-16 and 17-100. There will also be a pumpkin-carving competition. Enjoy games, slimy treats and a scary haunted house.
For more information and to volunteer to help, call John Syzmaniak at 975-2371.
At 1 p.m. Saturday, Dia de los Muertos (the Day of the Dead) will be observed at Mission San Antonio. John Warren will direct the music and there will be a blessing of the ancient burial ground to honor the ancestors of the Salinan Tribe. Take Jolon Road north of Camp Roberts to the mission.
Saturday evening from 7 to 9 will be the annual candlelight tour of the Rios-Caledonia Adobe, 700 Mission St. (south of the mission). There will be refreshments and ghost stories. Follow the lumenarias from the parking lot at the adobe. For information, call Joyce Herman at 440-7173 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
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The Holiday Parade committee will meet at 6 p.m. Nov. 3 at the fire station downtown. For more information, contact Fire Chief Roland Snow at 467-3388.
The San Luis Obispo County Farm Bureau Women are taking orders for See’s Candy. Proceeds go to fund scholarships for high school and college students. Orders must be in by Nov. 18. To order, call Lynne at 461-3565 or Ellen at 238-2276.
Lynne Schmitz is a longtime resident of San Miguel.