CLIFTON FORGE — In an effort to comply with CDC (Centers for Disease Control) recommendations and to keep the community as safe as possible, downtown trick-or-treating has been changed to Sonabank plaza trick or treating on Saturday, Oct. 31, Clifton Forge Main Street has announced.
There will not be trick-or- treating downtown at the area businesses this year. Instead, Clifton Forge merchants will have tables set up at the Sonabank plaza. They will be wearing masks and gloves, be spaced six feet apart, and be handing out only prepackaged candy.
All trick-or-treaters are asked to adhere to the traffic flow pattern that will be set up and to wear a CDC- approved mask.
Trick-or-treaters may stop by the amphitheatre from 12 to 3 p.m. to hear Halloween stories, while the first 100 kids will be able paint their own pumpkin.
Trick-or-treating at the Sonabank plaza will begin at 3 p.m. and end at 6 p.m.
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