All Seasons Orchestra Celebrating Halloween with Free Concert and Festivities on Sunday

This is a press release from the City of Arcata:

Wicked Witch of the West, Susan Bicknell, plays the timpani at the All Seasons Orchestra Halloween Concert in 2017.

Arcata, CA – The City of Arcata’s Recreation Division announced today that the All Seasons Orchestra will celebrate the autumn season with a Halloween-themed party and concert.

Festivities will include an evening of scary music including the Ghostbusters Theme by Ray Parker, Jr., Danse Macabre by C. Saint-Saens, music selections from the films Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them composed by James Newton Howard, selections from Igor Stravinsky’s Firebird Suite, the Stradella Overture by F. von Flotow and Johann Sebastian Bach’s Fugue in G Minor (The Lesser).

The orchestra will perform in costume and encourages concert attendees to wear a Halloween costume to the event. In addition to the concert, a Halloween costume parade will take place at intermission and guests are encouraged to bring a carved or decorated pumpkin to enter the orchestra’s Jack-O-Lantern Contest. Plus, sweet treats, snacks and apple cider will be served following the performance.

The All Seasons Orchestra’s Halloween Concert will take place on Sunday, October 28 at 5 p.m. at the D Street Neighborhood Center, located at 1301 D Street in Arcata. The event is free and open to the public.

For more information, contact Dick LaForge at 707-443-2626, Jeremy R. Cotton at 707-832-8888, the Arcata Recreation Division at 707-822-7091 or visit


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