Halloween Parade and Trick or Treat: The parade of characters, spooks, ghosts, and goblins will show off their costumes as the group marches south down on Main Street. The parade begins at Academy Field, with participants meeting there at 9:45 a.m. and the parade starting promptly at 10 a.m. Immediately following the parade, the ever popular Halloween egg hunt will commence at Academy Field. Bring a bag to gather all your eggs. From 10:30 to 12:30 p.m. the Parks & Recreation Department will be sponsoring activities and refreshments at the Town Hall on Main Street. Grab a ride from the horse-drawn hay wagon from the rear of the municipal parking lot, along Marlborough Street. The Hill & Harbour Merchants will kick off their activities with trick or treating in the shops between 10:30 a.m. and noon for children 12 and under who are dressed in a Halloween costume.
Avenger action: The Football team, currently 4-0 in the division and 6-0 overall, are traveling to Classical in Providence on Saturday at 2 p.m.
Pumpkin sale for a good cause: That pumpkin patch in front of the EG United Methodist Church on South County Trail isn’t just a joyful scene (those it is that in spades!). Proceeds will benefit Janice Wray and her family. Wray, an East Greenwich resident and URI nursing student, suffered serious injury in a car accident in April which left her paralyzed and in a wheelchair. The stand is 11 to 5 p.m.
Main Street Music Guitar Exhibition: Main Street Music is proud to announce the first annual Main Street Music Fall Guitar Exhibition, a display of some of the area's finest electric guitars and acoustic instruments. Join them at Main Street Music, 4 King St., Saturday and Sunday. Prizes will be awarded in categories including Excellence in Design, Craftsman's Award, and Best Presentation. A cash prize will go to Best in Show. The instruments will remain on display at Main Street Music under lock and key for the weekend. On Friday night, the presenters/owners of the instruments are invited to witness the presentation of awards. Refreshments will be served from 7 to 9 p.m. Saturday; 2 to 5 p.m. on Sunday.
Blu on the Water’s Halloween Bash: Get ready for Blu on the Water’s first annual Halloween bash tonight. There will be $1,000 in prizes for the costume contest.