The Mills family hands out candy at the trunk or treat event at Chapel by the Lake on Saturday, Oct. 30. Inspired by the movie "Rise of the Guardians," Andy Mills, left is dressed as Santa, six-year-old Malcolm Mills, center left, is dressed as Jack Frost. Eden Mills, 3, center right, and Cori Mills, right, are dressed as the tooth fairy and a tooth fairy assistant. (Dana Zigmund / Juneau Empire)

Photos: Juneau residents embrace Halloween weekend

Merriment kicked off Saturday morning and continues all weekend

A pair of Halloween events near Auke Lake brought out costume-clad Juneauites Saturday morning.

See photos from the trunk or treat sponsored by the Chapel by the Lake and the first Witches Paddle, which is intended to become an annual event.

Later in the day, treat-or-treaters visited South Douglas for a drive-through trick or treat opportunity sponsored by the Douglas Fourth of July Committee.

Five-year-old Leighton Howard has a swashbuckling good time trunk-or-treating on Saturday, Oct. 30 at Chapel by the Lake. (Dana Zigmund/Juneau Empire)

Five-year-old Leighton Howard has a swashbuckling good time trunk-or-treating on Saturday, Oct. 30 at Chapel by the Lake. (Dana Zigmund/Juneau Empire)

Marisol Elizarraras, left, Kira Shollenberger, center, and Bev O’Brien, right, take part in the first Witches Paddle on Auke Lake on Saturday, Oct. 30. (Dana Zigmund/Juneau Empire)

Marisol Elizarraras, left, Kira Shollenberger, center, and Bev O’Brien, right, take part in the first Witches Paddle on Auke Lake on Saturday, Oct. 30. (Dana Zigmund/Juneau Empire)

Laura, left, and Brittany, right, Eubanks handed out candy Saturday, Oct. 30 at Chapel by the Lake during the trunk or treat event. It may be Halloween weekend, but their sign made it clear they are eyeing the upcoming holiday season. (Dana Zigmund/Juneau Empire)

Laura, left, and Brittany, right, Eubanks handed out candy Saturday, Oct. 30 at Chapel by the Lake during the trunk or treat event. It may be Halloween weekend, but their sign made it clear they are eyeing the upcoming holiday season. (Dana Zigmund/Juneau Empire)

Tillia and Mark Everett keep it seasonal at the trunk or treat sponsored by Chapel by the Lake on Saturday, Oct. 30. (Dana Zigmund/Juneau Empire)

Tillia and Mark Everett keep it seasonal at the trunk or treat sponsored by Chapel by the Lake on Saturday, Oct. 30. (Dana Zigmund/Juneau Empire)

Kira Shollenberger, left, Marisol Elizarraras, center, and Bev O’Brien, right, prepare to enter the chilly waters of the Auke Lake on Saturday, Oct. 30 as part of a Witches Paddle. O’Brien, who helped organize the event, said she hopes the event grows in the future — possibly becoming a fundraiser. (Dana Zigmund/Juneau Empire)

Kira Shollenberger, left, Marisol Elizarraras, center, and Bev O’Brien, right, prepare to enter the chilly waters of the Auke Lake on Saturday, Oct. 30 as part of a Witches Paddle. O’Brien, who helped organize the event, said she hopes the event grows in the future — possibly becoming a fundraiser. (Dana Zigmund/Juneau Empire)

A dinosaur, a shark, an adventurer, Spider-Man, and Cousin It, gather on 5th Street in Douglas before heading down to the drive-through trick or treat event sponsored by the Douglas Fourth of July Committee on Saturday, Oct. 30. (Dana Zigmund/Juneau Empire)

A dinosaur, a shark, an adventurer, Spider-Man, and Cousin It, gather on 5th Street in Douglas before heading down to the drive-through trick or treat event sponsored by the Douglas Fourth of July Committee on Saturday, Oct. 30. (Dana Zigmund/Juneau Empire)

Members of the Juneau-Douglas High School: Yadaa.at Kale hockey team hand out candy in front of the Mount Jumbo Gym on 4th Street in Douglas on Sat. Oct. 30. Most trick-or-treaters stayed in the car to collect treats at the drive-through trunk or treat sponsored by the Douglas Fourth of July Committee. But, a few neighborhood kids walked through the line. Organizers said that about 250 kids came through the event during the first hour. (Dana Zigmund/Juneau Empire)

Members of the Juneau-Douglas High School: Yadaa.at Kale hockey team hand out candy in front of the Mount Jumbo Gym on 4th Street in Douglas on Sat. Oct. 30. Most trick-or-treaters stayed in the car to collect treats at the drive-through trunk or treat sponsored by the Douglas Fourth of July Committee. But, a few neighborhood kids walked through the line. Organizers said that about 250 kids came through the event during the first hour. (Dana Zigmund/Juneau Empire)

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