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The DeKalb Park District will host a Halloween house decorating contest for DeKalb residents only. The fee is $5 to participate per household and the deadline to register is Tuesday, Oct. 20. All displays will be judged by park district staff for the best overall theme between 4 and 9 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 21. All displays will also be judged online through the Park District’s Facebook page for a people’s choice award, Oct. 22 through Oct. 30. The image with the most likes by 9 p.m. Oct. 30 wins and the winner will be announced Oct. 31.
The Spooktacular Scramble, 18 haunted holes of golf, will take place 11 a.m. Sunday, Oct. 18, at River Heights Golf Course, 1020 Sharon Drive. The rain date is Sunday, Oct. 25. Contests include best individual costume, best team costume, first place, hole contests, putting green challenge and a 50/50 raffle. Fee is $50 per individual or $160 per foursome. Participants must pre-register by Oct. 16 by calling 815-758-1550.
Although this year’s Sycamore Pumpkin Festival was canceled due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Sycamore Lions Club will still host a decorated pumpkin contest.
A drive-thru event will be held Oct. 21 through Oct. 25 at the Sycamore Park on Airport Road. The display area will be located by the Lions and Good Tymes shelters in the park. Pumpkin display set-up will be 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Oct. 21 and Oct. 22, with viewing Oct. 23 through 4 p.m. Oct. 25. Judging of the pumpkins will be Friday, Oct. 23.