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Good Day Illinois Wishes Everyone a Safe and Happy Halloween!

Trick or Treat Hours for October 31:

Freeport 5 – 7:00 pm
Dakota 5 – 7 pm
Forreston 5 – 8:00 pm
Galena 5:30 – 7:30 pm
Lanark 5 – 8 pm
Lena 5 – 7 pm
McConnell 5 – 7:30 pm
Orangeville 5 – 8 pm
Pearl City 5 – 7 pm
Polo 5 – 8 pm
Rock City 5 – 7 pm
Stockton 5 – 7:30 pm

Halloween night forecast for all ghosts and goblins: rain ending by trick or treat time and temperatures falling into the 50’s.

Picture below was taken on Woodside Drive in Freeport. Compliments from Good Day Illinois for a wonderful and creative Halloween scene!


Don’t Miss Trick or Treat Trail at Krape Park, Freeport, Saturday, October 26 from 3 to 5 pm

The Trick or Treat Trail begins at the carousel. There will be plenty of treats and fun entertainment. Sponsored by the Freeport Park District. Call 815. 235.6114 for information.


Steam Train Rides on Silver Creek and Stephenson Railroad – Special Train of Terror

All aboard as a 36 ton 1912 Heisler steam locomotive pulls three cabooses, including an antique red caboose reported to be the oldest in the state, and three passenger flatcars for a four mile ride through farmlands and across a bridge 30′ above Yellow Creek. Purchase your ticket at the Silver Creek Depot, a turn-of-the-century replica filled with railroad artifacts. Browse for novelties in the Freight House Gift Shop.

October 5 & 6, 11 am to 4 pm
October 19 & 20, 11 am to 4 pm

Don’t Miss Special Train of Terror for Halloween!

Saturday, October 5, 12, 19 from 6 – 9 pm

Enjoy a spooky 4 mile train ride with scary scenes on both sides of the track. Lunch stand available.
For all of the details go to http://www.thefreeportshow.com/scs.htm