Enjoy treats, trunks, tricks, and fall fests this Halloween


It’s that time of year again! Time to don that costume, dress up the kids, and get your fill of candy, at one or more of the many events in La Vernia to celebrate the season.

• Stop by the First Baptist Church at 201 South Crews St. in La Vernia for its free Fall Festival Trade for a Treat on Wednesday, Oct. 25, from 6-8 p.m. Attendees can take a hayride or hop in a barrel train, and enjoy games, a bounce house, and music provided by Air 1 Radio. Guests can also get their fill of free hot dogs and popcorn. Don’t forget to wear a costume and take a nonperishable canned good and trade it for a treat to support the La Vernia Food Pantry. For information, call Miranda Gravett at 830-253-1239 or info@fbclv.com.

• La Vernia Grizzlies Youth Sports Association Trunk or Treat Thursday, Oct. 26, at Wiseman Field located at 1035 F.M. 775 in La Vernia. Grizzlies parents are encouraged to set up their cars, decorate, and hand out candy. For information, visit the LVgrizzlies on Facebook.

• La Vernia United Methodist Church will hold a free Fall Fest for the community on Sunday, Oct. 29, from 1-3 p.m. The event will include games, food, live music, and fun for the entire family. The church is located at 210 Bluebonnet Road in La Vernia.

• St. Ann’s Trunk or Treat Tuesday, Oct. 31, from 6-8 p.m. Children will have the opportunity to trick-or-treat in a safe parking lot full of decorated vehicles with trunks full of candy! All ages are welcome. The festivities will be in the parking lot of St. Ann Catholic Church at 14151 U.S. 87 W. in La Vernia. Interested in being a “trunker”? Email dre@stannlv.org. Individually wrapped candy donations can be dropped off in the church office.

• Cowboy Fellowship of Wilson County invites the community to its Fall Festival and Trunk or Treat on Tuesday, Oct. 31, from 6-8 p.m. Hear sounds from the Cowboy Fellowship Band and have fun in the bounce house, playing games, and on a hay ride. This event will be held weather permitting. Cowboy Fellowship is located at 100 Hickory Run in La Vernia.

• The La Vernia High School Student Council will sponsor a mini Halloween Carnival on Tuesday, Oct. 31, from 4:30-6 p.m. outside the high school 400 building. Several of the school’s clubs will have booths set up with activities and candy for children. The event is free and open to the public.