Werewolf Creek offers safe Halloween alternative

Werewolf Creek offers safe Halloween alternative

Halloween

By Gerry Logan, Special Events Supervisor

For decades, kids observed Halloween by donning scary costumes and pillaging the neighbors’ stores of candy. When I was a kid, we didn’t need rules such as “if the porch light is on, they have candy.” The neighbors all expected us.

Fast-forward to today’s society and times have indeed changed. While trick-or-treating remains prevalent, adults are more mindful of potential hazards. At night, neighborhoods have dark streets, and dark streets have cars. Neighborhoods also have residents who would rather not be bothered by children looking for their yearly candy splurge.

Enter Trick or Treat at Werewolf Creek, an event designed with the entire family in mind. From 6-11 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 31, the Wolf Pen Creek Festival Site will transform into a trick-or-treating paradise.

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Warm-up for Starlight at the Wolf Pen Creek Fajita Cook-off

Beef FajitasThink your fajitas are the best? You have a chance to prove it at the Fajita Cook-off on Saturday, May 4 at the new Wolf Pen Creek festival site.

The festival grounds are a beautifully-manicured, 10-acre green space located between the WPC Amphitheater and the Arts Council of Brazos Valley on Dartmouth Drive. The new amenities include about a half mile of 10-foot wide concrete walking trails, and water and power hookups that enable us to better serve vendors and festivals. 

The cook-off starts at noon with aprons and gift cards awarded  to three places in both commercial and non-commercial categories. The deadline to enter is April 19, so click here to register.

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Wolf Pen Creek festival site ribbon cutting

The City of College Station and the B/CS Chamber of Commerce on Wednesday cut the ribbon on the recently completed festival site at Wolf Pen Creek Park. The site includes concrete paths, lights, power/water connections and additional parking. It makes Wolf Pen Creek Park & Amphitheater even more of a destination for individuals, families and large-scale events.

Here’s are a couple of photos and a birds’ eye drawing of the area:

City officials and members of the B/CS Chamber of Commerce cut the ribbon.
City officials and members of the B/CS Chamber of Commerce cut the ribbon.

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