Pumpkin Patch at Trinity United Methodist Church Shop or take photos at the church's annual pumpkin patch, open 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. daily through Halloween. Proceeds benefit music, youth and children's ministries at the church, 633 Hobson Lane.
WEDNESDAY, OCT. 30
Spooky Story Time at the Denton Public Library. Wear costumes and take in "spooktacular" stories and a trick-or-treating parade. 11 a.m. at Emily Fowler Central Library, 502 Oakland St., and 7 p.m. at North Branch Library, 3020 N. Locust St.
UNT Tuba-Euphonium Ensembles’ Halloween Concert 8 p.m. in the Recital Hall at the UNT Music Building, at Avenue C and Chestnut Street. Free. Call 940-565-2791 or visit www.music.unt.edu.
THURSDAY, OCT. 31
Spooky Story Time at the Denton Public Library. Wear costumes and take in "spooktacular" stories and a trick-or-treating parade. 11 a.m. at South Branch Library, 3228 Teasley Lane.
Trick-or-Treat in Downtown Denton 5 to 7 p.m. at select merchants on and near the downtown Square. For a map of participating merchants, visit www.dentonmainstreet.org/downtown-events.
Lake Cities Trunk or Treat 5 to 7 p.m. at Lake Dallas City Park, 101 E. Hundley Drive. With candy, bounce houses, games, hay rides, a costume contest, a pumpkin decorating contest and more. Visit lakedallas.com/222/Trunk-or-Treat.
Mall-o-Ween 5 p.m. at Golden Triangle Mall, 2201 S. I-35E. Kids Club members can trick-or-treat at participating stores, while supplies last. Kids ages 3-12 can sign up for the club at guest services. Visit shopgoldentriangle.com.
Community Trunk-or-Treat 6 to 8 p.m. at First Christian Church of Denton, 1203 N. Fulton St. Kids can wear costumes and have fun in a safe environment.
Denton Halloween Festival 6 to 11:59 p.m. at the North Texas Fairgrounds, 2217 N. Carroll Blvd. Denton Pride Foundation hosts a spooky, fun night including a drag show, costume contest, costume cat walk, music, food, vendors, raffle and dancing. Admission is free. http://bit.ly/2lP1jXo.
Denton Community Theatre presents Wait Until Dark by Frederick Knott at 7:30 p.m. at the Black Box Theatre inside Golden Triangle Mall, 2201 S. I-35E. $15. Call 940-382-1915 or visit www.dentoncommunitytheatre.com. More performances at 7:30 p.m. Friday-Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday.