Children are encouraged to trick-or-treat downtown Smithville on Halloween day from noon until 5:00 p.m.
The annual “Trick or Treat Halloween Downtown” is sponsored by Smithville City Hall and the Smithville Police Department.
Some offices in the DeKalb County Courthouse, Smithville City Hall, Smithville Police Department, Justin Potter Library, and participating businesses downtown will have candy and special treats for the children. Look for the stores and offices with a picture of an orange pumpkin on their windows. Maps are available at the police department and Justin Potter Library to show parents which businesses will be taking part in the event.
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You may also view the map by clicking the link below
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For more information call Beth Adcock at the Smithville Police Department at 615-597-8210 extension 1 or check out the police department's face book page at https://www.facebook.com/SmithvillePoliceDepartment.
Meanwhile, the Smithville-DeKalb County Chamber of Commerce will sponsor a “Best Costume Contest” for downtown businesses and offices. Take a picture and email it to email@example.com or take a photo with your phone and send it to 615.464.7760 by 1:30 p.m. on October 31. First, second, and third place winners will be presented a “Halloween on the Square Best Costume Award”, media recognition, and bragging rights.
The Smithville Volunteer Fire Department will have special treats for children on Monday, October 31 from 5 p.m. until 7 p.m. Stop by for a hot dog, candy, and a tour of the Smithville Fire Hall. Meet with Smithville Fire Chief Charlie Parker and the Smithville Fire Department Volunteers.
Justin Potter Library will have "Halloween at the Library" on Monday, October 31 at 5:00 p.m. The entertainment will be presented by "Super Science of Tennessee". All little ghosts and goblins are invited to join them at the library for a night of fun. Costumes are optional. They hope to see you for this special event and for the "Downtown Halloween Trick of Treat" from noon until 5:00 p.m. For further information, call the library at 615-597-4359 or check their website at dekalblibraries.net.
Other communities and churches in the county will also be observing Halloween events.