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Halloween agenda from your favorite haunt

October 28, 2012
Grinning Jack-O-Lantern

The Rose Hotel is a favorite haunt for our many habitual guests. Come the end of this month, and this haunt will take on a new meaning, as in a place of fright and delight for Halloween.

Here’s a line-up sure to interest fanciers of this most colorful holiday:

Then there’s our menu of Halloween drinks served in the hotel lobby bar, such as the Pumpkin Pie Flaming Shot

>> Kahlua
>> Bailey’s Irish Cream
>> Goldschlager
>> Cinnamon

The Vampire Martini

>> Grey Goose Vodka
>> Chambord Black Raspberry Liqueur
>> Cranberry juice

Booda’s Black Brew

>> Malibu rum
>> Blue Curacao
>> Chambord Black Raspberry Liqueur
>> Grenadine
>> Cranberry juice

Spooky Juice

>> Grey Goose Vodka
>> Blue Curacao
>> Grenadine
>> Orange juice

French Evil
>> Voli Orange Vanilla Fusion
>> Pineapple juice
>> Cranberry juice
>> Orange juice
>> Sprite

Bloody TY KU
>> TY KU Premium Liqueur
>> Grenadine

Gremlin
>> Crown Royal
>> Rose’s Lime

Voli Lemon Flavor Vodka Martini

>> Sweet and Sour
>> Chambord Black Raspberry Liqueur
>> Fresh lime

The Rose Hotel costume contest has staff members celebrating the occasion by competing for the Best Costume award.

The Museum on Main is sponsoring its annual Ghosts of Pleasanton’s Past with a fundraiser. The museum’s website says ghost hunters come from miles around each year for these guided tours. Ghost Hosts lead guided tours that depart the museum every 30 minutes between 6 p.m. and 8 p.m. The tours last roughly two hours and are conducted rain or shine – so dress appropriately. Costumes are encouraged!

The Firehouse Fright Night Movie Festival runs two nights and will be featuring the movies Ghostbusters and Insidious.

The Halloween Spirit 5k Run & Walk and Kids Challenge starts on Main Street in Pleasanton and is a fundraiser whose proceeds benefit local and international goodwill projects of the Rotary Club of Pleasanton. This year, the event will benefit the Wheelchairs for the Needy program in partnership with the Wheelchair Foundation, and $5 of each registration fee will be given to a designated local school or school club. Learn more by clicking here.

Don’t let this Halloween pass without a good potion, a good scare, or good deed. There is plenty going on in and around The Rose Hotel. Give us a call to make your plans, 925-846-8802.

Written by Mike Consol

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