Friday, October 19, 2018
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  10th Annual Downtown Manchester Scarecrow Festival
View scarecrow creations of all kinds displayed along Main Street created by individuals, businesses students and groups. Vote for your favorite scarecrow at select downtown businesses beginning Oct. 13 through Oct. 25 or on facebook.com/DowntownManchesterScarecrowFestival For more info: Downtown Manchester Special Services District 860 645-2101.

4:00pm [4:00pm] HOMECOMING 2018
Theme: ROAD TRIP Homecoming Parade Friday, Oct. 19th Kick off 4:00pm Purnell Place; Route: Purnell Place to Main Street to East Center to Brookfield Street Football Game: Friday, Oct. 19th @ 6:30pm @ MHS; MHS vs. Glastonbury, Students $3.00, Adults $5.00. For more information, please call 860-647-3350. 'Because the greatest part of a 'Road Trip' isnít arriving at your destination. Itís all the wild stuff that happens along the way.' ~ Emma Chase

6:00pm [6:00pm] Campfire and Storytelling
Campfire and Storytelling at the Cheney Homestead, 106 Hartford Road, on all Fridays in October from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. The Manchester Historical Society invites everyone for storytelling, popcorn, and cider around the campfire on the big lawn behind the Homestead. Hear colonial and Native American tales, and haunting stories from early America and our area. Stories appropriate for all ages in the first hour, and getting scarier in the second hour as we approach Halloween. Hay bales will be provided for seating; please bring a blanket. Rain cancels. Fridays: October 5, 12, 19, and 26. Free. Donations accepted. Info about local history: www.manchesterhistory.org.

[6:00pm] PAL Silk City Coffee Fundraiser
Bring your family and friends down to Silk City Coffee Shop and enjoy some good coffee, yummy snacks, and live music. Part of the proceeds benefit Manchester PAL youth.

PUMPKIN FEST Join us for this Halloween themed evening of spooky fun. Kids can wear a costume for a free popcorn and a cider and candy. Pumpkin painting and a viewing of It's the Great Pumpkin Charlie Brown, begins at 7:00PM Charter Oak Park 6:00PM - 8:00PM http://recreation.townofmanchester.org

[7:00pm] Dance Night at the Army& Navy Club
The Army & Navy Club (A&N) will be celebrating its Centennial celebration next year 2019. In preparation for this historical event we will have several events prior to the start. On Friday, October 19 at their Veteranís Hall, 1090 Main Street, Manchester is Dance to the Music Night of 50ís to present featuring The Outrigger Band. Doors open to the PUBLIC at 6PM with music from 7PM Ė 10PM. $ 10.00 cover. For more info contact Tom Stough, President at 860-646-9133