HUNDREDS GATHER for the Halloween Spooktacular Friday October 31at the Town Center in El Dorado HIlls. Democrat photo by Pat Dollins
SOPHIA RANESES, 3, Gaia Dionisio, 5, and Bea Mellijor, 5, all from Folsom wait for the costume contest to begin Friday October 31 during the Halloween Spooktacular held at the El Dorado HIlls Town Center. Democrat photo by Pat Dollins
FAY ONA of El Dorado Hills walks her pomeranian Ollie during the Oct. 31 event at Town Center in E Dorado Hills.
SISTERS EMMA Marfia, 6, Sophie, 2, and Tori, 3, left to right, from El Dorado HIlls stand next to a bowl of treats Friday October 31 at the El Dorado Hills Town Center Halloween Spooktacular. Democrat photo by Pat Dollins
KODA, AN 8 Month old Bernese mountain dog checks out the festivities at the Halloween Spooktacular Friday October 31 at the El Dorado HIlls Town Center. At right is 8 year old John Joland from El Dorado HIlls and Kodas owner Lisa Keenly at left. Democrat photo by Pat Dollins
Mason Moebius, 3, of El Dorado Hills is the Little Engine that Could. Democrat photos by Pat Dollins