6 to 8 p.m. Oct. 19 — Halloween Harvest at Denia Recreation Center, 1001 Parvin St. Event includes carnival games, black-light games, a bounce house, a costume contest and a storytelling hayride. The carnival is free; rock climbing costs $1, and low-priced concessions will be available. Register at the door by 7 p.m. for the costume contest. Winners will be announced at 7:15 p.m. Call 940-349-8285.
8 a.m. Oct. 20 — Jack-O-Lantern Jog, a 5K race and one-mile fun walk, at North Lakes Park, 2001 W. Windsor Drive. Check-in starts at 7 a.m. Register early for $15 by 4 p.m. Oct. 18. Registration at the event will be $20. Entry fee includes a T-shirt, snacks and drinks. Visit www.dentonparks.com or call 940-349-8287.
6 to 8:30 p.m. Oct. 26 — Denton Green Mile presents a free community costume bike ride for all ages. Gather in costume on the Square at 110 W. Hickory St. for a one-mile ride. Pedestrians and wheelchair users are welcome to join the event. Free. An after-party with music will take place at the Love Shack, 115 E. Hickory St. Visit www.dentongreenmile.info or www.facebook.com/DentonGreenMile .
9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Oct. 27 — Selwyn Pumpkin Fest at Selwyn College Preparatory School, 3333 W. University Drive. Festival includes a car show, music, a health fair, a costume contest, children’s activities, craft booths, food vendors and more. A 5K run starts at 7 a.m., followed by the Pumpkin Chase Fun Run at 8 a.m. Admission is free. Tickets for activities and concessions cost 50 cents each. Call 940-382-6771, or visit www.selwynschool.com or www.facebook.com/SelwynPumpkinFest .
11 a.m. to 10 p.m. Oct. 27 — Denton’s Day of the Dead festival all along Industrial Street in downtown. Enjoy booths, children’s games, a costume parade, live music, and the all-ages Halloween musical Cirque du Horror at Dan’s Silverleaf 103 Industrial St. Admission to festival is free; coffin races and musical include fees. Visit http://on.fb.me/SVutP2 .
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