The annual downtown Jefferson Halloween Walk is set for Friday, Oct. 31, from 4 to 6 p.m. Thousands of children will once again descend upon downtown to make the candy trek from downtown Jefferson to Tabo’s Food Mart.
This year’s event will again feature a children’s area, co-sponsored by McDonald’s of Jefferson.
Face painting will be done by the Health Occupation Students of America from Jefferson High School. The $1 charge will benefit a local food bank, The Pantry, located at Living Word Worship Center.
A storefront decorating contest will be sponsored by the Jefferson Area Business Association with a $100 first prize award going to the best decorated business. Judging will take place at 2 p.m. on Friday.
Parking is available at the Jefferson Civic Center, the parking lots at the Jackson County Historic Courthouse and Real Deals. Hay wagons will be running to and from the parking lots beginning at 3:30 p.m.
Merchants do not have to be located in the downtown area to participate in any of these events.
Call Beth Laughinghouse at the Better Hometown office at 706-367-5714 for more information.