1. Fun on the Farm: Trick or Treat at the Farmstead: Put on your favorite costume and come Trick or Treat at the Heritage Farmstead Museum, 1900 W. 15th St., Plano, from 10 a.m. to noon Oct. 27. Activities include trick or treating, chicken feeding, tractor rides, a craft, and much more. Open to ages 1-9. Cost is $7 for children ages 1 and older and $8 child admission on the day of the event. $3 general admission for adults
2. Stomp Out Leukemia 5k Fun Run + Wine Tasting: Hosted by the Richardson Masonic Lodge with help from Mitas Hill Vineyard and the Melissa Cross Country Team in honor of Ellie Johnson, The Richardson Masonic Lodge has adopted the North Texas Chapter of the Leukemia Lymphoma Society. This October, there will be a 5k run and wine tasting event to raise money to help research stomp out of this deadly disease. To learn more, go to http://www.lls.org/who-we-are/mission. Cost attend the event is $40. Admission allows you to run and if over 21, it allows for one certificate for a wine tasting or instead of the run you may have two wine tasting certificates. Wine tasting starts after the race. All net proceeds will to LLS of North Texas. This event will be held from 8 a.m to 11 p.m. Oct. 28 at Mitas Hill Vineyardm 2300 Vineyard Hill Lane, McKinney.
3. Arbor Day Celebration: Join Allen Parks and Recreation for its annual Arbor Day Celebration from 9 a.m. to noon Oct. 28 at Twin Peaks Park, 803 Shallowater Drive, Allen.. Arbor Day is a nationally-celebrated observance that encourages tree planting and care. Tree plantings and educational arts and crafts are part of celebration activities. This event is open to all ages and is free to attend. For more information, call 214-509-4700, email email@example.com, or visit AllenParks.org.
4. Cemetery Walking Tour: Learn about the veterans from Fannin County who fought during World War I as Willow Wild Cemetery commemorates the centennial of the Great War. This annual event from 10 a.m. to noon Oct. 28 at 1220 W. Seventh St., Bonham, includes a guided walking tour of Willow Wild Cemetery in Bonham. The event is free and everyone welcome.
5. National Pharmaceutical Take Back Initiative: DEA will coordinate a collaborative effort with state and local law enforcement agencies focused on removing potentially dangerous controlled substances from medicine cabinets. A national take-back day will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Oct. 28 at Wylie Police Department, 2000 N. Highway 78, Wylie. This is an opportunity for the public to surrender expired, unwanted, or unused pharmaceutical controlled substances and other medications to law enforcement officers for destruction. Controlled, non-controlled, and over the counter medications may be collected from individuals. Intra-venous solutions, injectable items, and syringes will not be accepted due to potential hazard posed by blood-borne pathogens.
For more information on area events, visit heralddemocrat.eviesays.com.