Calendar | Things to do in Issaquah and Sammamish this week

Halloween happenings take over the weekend and week!

Oct. 25

Pumpkin Patch Extravaganza: Trinity Tree Farm of Issaquah is holding a Pumpkin Patch Extravaganza Oct. 25. The event is a self-pick pumpkin patch with free hot beverages, kids train rides, kids hay rides, and other amenities. 14237 228th Ave. S.E. in Issaquah.

Nightmare at Beaver Lake: One of the most terrifying indoor/outdoor haunted houses on the Eastside – Nightmare at Beaver Lake – continues through Oct. 31 in Sammamish. $10 for family scare; $16 for full scare. Bring a canned good for $1 off. All proceeds benefit Sammamish Rotary Club’s charities. Free parking. Southeast 24th Street at 244th Avenue Southeast.

Oct. 26

Green Halloween in the Issaquah Highlands Grand Ridge Plaza: Noon to 4 p.m. 5K Run/Walk begins at 8 a.m. near Grand Ridge Elementary School at 1739 N.E. Park Dr.

Thrill the World Flash Mob: Don’t miss the opening flash mob performance of Thrill the World at noon and then again at 4 p.m. in the Issaquah Highlands. Zombies of all ages have been busy rehearsing the Michael Jackson Thriller dance. You can be a zombie too! Zombies are then invited to hop on the Trolley at 4:30 for a free ride down to Front Street to participate in the Zombie Walk and Flash Mob at 5 p.m.  Zombies will then be shuttled back to Grand Ridge Plaza, compliments of the Downtown Issaquah Association.

Downtown Zombie Walk: 2:30 to sometime after 5 p.m. Meet at the historic Shell Station at 2:30 for makeup and rehearsal.

Volunteer at Evans Creek Preserve: Join Sammamish Trail Stewards at Evans Creek Preserve to help maintain trails at the park. Evans Creek Preserve is located off of Highway 202 and 224th Ave. N.E. Information: Volunteer Coordinator, Dawn Sanders (425) 295-0556.

Oct. 28

Sammamish Arts Commission Meeting: 6:30-8:30 p.m., City Hall at Sammamish Commons, 801 228th Ave S.E., room 129.

Park Board: 7 p.m. at the Issaquah Trails Center, 110 Bush St.

Oct. 29

City Council study session: 5:30 p.m. at Issaquah City Hall in council chambers, 135 E. Sunset Way. This is the council’s final budget review. Public hearings will be held Nov. 4 and Nov. 18.

Park Pointe: A project for the Washington Trails Association to develop a trails system for the Park Pointe property. Almost two miles of trails will be added. Sign up for the Oct. 31 work day at The meeting location is behind Issaquah High School near Sportsman’s Club. 23605 S.E. Evans St.

Oct. 30

Breastfeeding support: 11:30 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. Issaquah Breastfeeding is a new community based early parenting and breastfeeding support group. Meets every Wednesday at Village Green Yoga. First two visits free, subsequent visits are $10. Contact 425-605-0837 for more information. 317 N.W. Gilman Blvd.

Oct. 31

Halloween Happening: 2:30-4:30 p.m. City Hall at Sammamish Commons, 801 228th Ave S.E.

Pickering Barn Christmas Craft Show: Runs through Nov. 2. A Christmas Craft show in a restored 1800 barn. More than 85 vendors dealing in handcrafted items. For more information, contact 1730 10th Ave. N.W.

Nov. 2

Eastlake’s 20th annual holiday bazaar: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. with over 80 crafters and artisans. Get all your holiday shopping done. Great parking, food trucks, raffle and bake sale. 400 228th Ave N.E., Sammamish.