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Shiver Me Timbers!

In honor of National Talk Like a Pirate Day...   Ahoy, matey! Calling all pirates, wenches, swashbucklers and buccaneers! Step to and gather ye mates for a Red Stick treasure hunt!  September 13, 6 pm at The Station!   Don’t be a scallywag, come dressed ready for life at sea or ye shall walk the plank. (Wear pirate stuff, there’s a contest – no ninjas.)   Must be 21 to participate because pirates like rum. Register your crew

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Costume Sorting and Matching

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED!   Volunteers will pick up all donated costumes from all donation drop off points or storage and bring it to the Goodwood Library at 8 am on Saturday October 12. We will have a list from Big Buddy and from our Neighborhood Beneficiary of each child’s size and costume wish. We will match the donated costumes to the names on the lists, create a list of costumes still needed and sort the remaining costumes by gender and size.

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Costume Giveaway Day

10/31 Consortium collects child sized costumes all year long. After the needs of our beneficiaries are met, we host a Costume Giveaway Day for any family in need to come pick out free costumes for their children. Supplies are limited and given out on a first come, first served basis.   Location: Goodwood Library 7711 Goodwood Boulevard Time: 12 pm - 4 pm (while supplies last)   According to CouponCabin, the average Halloween costume costs

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Zombie Pub Crawl

Join 10/31 Consortium for the Zombie Pub Crawl, an official event of the Fifolet Halloween Festival!   Friday, October 18 - Downtown Baton Rouge   6pm - Zombie make up applications in 10/31 Consortium Tent at Live After 5   7pm - Check in begins   8pm -  Horde begins!   TICKETS   (Members, log in below for your 20% discount!) Prizes will be awarded to the best DIY male and female zombie costumes.      

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Pumpkin Pi 3.14 Mile Race

ARE YOU A TOUGH PUMPKIN?   Find out this Halloween in Baton Rouge at the Fifolet Halloween Festival‘s Pumpkin Pi 3.14 Mile Race and Tough Pumpkin Challenge!     October 19, 2019 at 8 A.M. Downtown in Baton Rouge, Louisiana           The Pumpkin Pi 3.14 Mile Race and Tough Pumpkin Challenge is no ordinary 5k. This costumed race is exactly 200 feet longer than a traditional 5k, and if you’re really a tough pumpkin,

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Halloween Town

Halloween Town is your one stop location for all things Halloween this fall! Scheduled between the Pumpkin Pi Race and the Halloween Parade, Halloween Town offers vendor booths, food and beverages, live entertainment, contests, character encounters and much more!   DATE: Saturday, October 19, 2019 TIME: 8 a.m. - 4 p.m. Downtown Baton Rouge   CLICK HERE for Halloween Town Tent Registration   HALLOWEEN TOWN PROGRAM SCHEDULE  Coming Soon!

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Baton Rouge Halloween Parade

October 19, 2019 at 4 p.m. Downtown Baton Rouge, Louisiana     Join 10/31 Consortium for the main event of the Fifolet Halloween Festival!     The Greater Baton Rouge Food Bank leads this "parade with a purpose" and actively takes non-perishable food donations straight from the crowd. Parading krewes, dancers and bands entertain the crowd with incredible costumes and candy throws. The Baton Rouge Halloween Parade is a major fundraiser

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Happy Halfoween!

It’s hard to believe May is here already. As you may know, May marks the start of the Halfoween season for us as we are now half way through the year before the big day - Halloween! In April, we had an awesome time at the Louisiana International Film Festival for the "Baskin" premiere. 10/31 Consortium was a proud sponsor of the award winning horror film! Members earned access to the VIP area party for simply being in costume. That certainly goes

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Horror Movie Trivia Night

Tuesday, October 22, 2019 from 7pm - 10pm   4608 Bennington Ave, Baton Rouge, LA 70808   No Cover Charge! Come dressed as your favorite horror or suspense movie character (encouraged, not required).   Teams of 4 or less will test their knowledge of horror and suspense movies from all time periods! Winners will receive special prizes.   Door Prizes! Bring child sized costume donations, non-perishable food donations to receive door prize tickets.

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Ghostly Gala

The 7th Annual Ghostly Gala is the corresponding costume ball to the Baton Rouge Halloween Parade, 10/31 Consortium's main fundraiser and Baton Rouge's most creative night of wicked fun!     Friday, October 25, 2019 8 p.m. - Midnight Capitol City Event Center 6955 Florida Boulevard   GET TICKETS HERE This is a 21+ event. No one under age 21 will be allowed in. Friends of 10/31 Consortium at the Full or Harvest Moon level should log

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Royalty Brunch

Brunch with Halloween Royalty and cheer on the winning krewes of the Baton Rouge Halloween Parade!     Save the Date: Sunday, October 27   The brunch will be jam packed with food and fun. The Kids' Court will give out the Halloween Parade Awards, we will raffle off the Queen's jewelry, recognize our top fundraising teams, honor the 10/31 Consortium Board of Directors, and celebrate Halloween in style! The parade award categories are

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Giving and Receiving

Thanksgiving may have been a few months ago, but 10/31 Consortium is always in the giving spirit! I am so pleased to announce that we have delivered our annual donation check to Our Lady of the Lake Children’s Hospital. Each year we have been able to increase our donation by $1,031, making this year’s donation a total of $5,155. This brings our total contribution for the last 5 years to $15,411! Thank you to all our members and sponsors for helping

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Resolve to get Involved!

2016, Still love Halloween   Hi, there. I'm Jessica Edwards, your 2016 President of the 10/31 Consortium Board of Directors. For those of you who don't know me, I have been a member of 10/31 Consortium since the first meeting in July of 2010 and have served on the Board of Directors every year since. My first few years I served as Fundraising Chair; and in 2013, not only was I Parade Captain, also the Queen of the Halloween Parade. I worked

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Paw Wars

Once again, 10/31 Consortium is excited to have a "pack" in the Mardi CAAWS Parade! This year's theme is Paw Wars! You and your pooch should dress in your favorite Star Wars costumes. We only have 20 spots available (including dogs and kids) so please be sure to register all who plan to attend. We'll meet by the Roux House patio at 1:30 p.m. Don't be late because the parade begins at 2 p.m. sharp!   Fees due by January 25: $20 for 10/31 Consortium

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Decorate OLOL Children’s Hospital Play Room

Info coming soon!

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Halloween Parade Safety Meeting

Pick up your signature beads, throws and t-shirts as well as go over all of the rules and regulations for the 2016 Halloween Parade. Krewe Captains must attend with signed waivers. Drivers must provide insurance and valid driver's license. This is the only time krewes can pick up their parade signs which will get them entry into the staging area.

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2015 Big Buddy Costume Drive

In keeping with the mission to bring the fun of Halloween to everyone, the 10/31 Consortium is collecting new and gently used children’s Halloween costumes. All costumes collected will be donated to the children served by the Big Buddy Program who will enjoy parties, trick-or-treating and marching in the Baton Rouge Halloween Parade wearing the costumes. New and gently used costumes may be dropped off through Thursday, October 15th at the following

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No Rest for the Wicked

WOW! May was BUSY!!!! I'm sure everyone reading this has attended a graduation, dance recital, school play, band concert, cross over ceremony, or an awards banquet in the past four weeks. Congratulations on making it through. In the midst of all the activity, I hope that you were able to make an event or two with 10/31 Consortium. We participated in two community outreach programs and held our 5th Annual Peanut Butter Cup Miniature Golf Tournament.

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Happy Halfoween!

Happy Halfoween! Did you know that Halfoween originated from people being fed up with the fact that we only dress up for Halloween once a year!?!? It's much too fun and should be celebrated more frequently! Thus, Halfoween was born. Halfoween consists of all the relevant traditions from Halloween: Fun and games, people dressing up in costumes, candy, tricks and treats... all of which you can find at our annual Halfoween celebration, the Peanut Butter

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Let’s Get Lost Together

It's hard to believe that we are three full months into 2015! It has been packed full of preparing, planning, and partying. We've already got the majority of our 2015 calendar set, the big details are in place, and we had one rocking float in the Spanish Town Parade. It's been a great way to start my year as your president.   That being said, I'm truly thankful for the pause and peace offered to us through the Season of Lent. Lent is not only

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Costume Sorting and Matching

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED!   Volunteers will pick up all donated costumes from all donation drop off points

10/12/2019 - 08:00 am Baton Rouge

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