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Carson City

Ride the Halloween Express today

Trick-or-Treaters of all ages are invited to ride the first-ever Halloween Express beginning at 6 p.m. tonight at the Nevada State Railroad Museum, 2180 S. Carson St. Trains will depart every 40 minutes. There will also be activities at the depot. Call 687-6953.

Evergreen to hold trick-or-treating

Evergreen Mountain View Care Center will be holding a “Trick Or Treat Ghoulish Fun Night” from 5:30-7 p.m. Monday. Parents may bring their children to trick or treat. Call 883-3622.

Community band to hold free concert today at museum

The Capital City Community Band will be holding a free concert from 1:30-2:30 p.m. today at the Nevada State Railroad Museum. Call 883-2219.

Grimes Castle to hold Myspace party, open Halloween

Grimes Castle, located in the vacant Wal-Mart building, will be holding a Myspace party at 6:30 p.m. Monday for their Myspace friends. Cost is $8 with a pass from their Myspace page and an RSVP. Grimes Castle will also be open from 6:30 – 11 p.m. Tuesday for Halloween. For information, visit http://www.myspace.com/grimescastle.

Douglas County

Dake House to offer tours, readings and seances for Halloween

The Dake House in Genoa will be offering Spirit Tours, personal readings and seances at 7 p.m. Tuesday at the house, 2242 Main St. in Genoa. The Dake House is one of Nevada’s oldest haunted houses, built by Genoa’s first undertaker. A tour of the house costs $5 per person. Call 782-4951.

Storey County

Goblin Parade planned for Halloween night

The second annual Goblin Parade will begin at 4:30 p.m. at the Virginia City Jerky Co., 204 S. C Street on Halloween night. Registration and lineup will begin at 4 p.m.

Cash prizes will be given for costumes for both children and adults. Categories are Best Overall Costume, Scariest Costume and Most Original Costume.

There will also be a prize for the Best Float or Vehicle. For an entry form, call 847-4768 and leave a message.