Trick-or-treating delayed in some area communities

Several area communities are rescheduling trick-or-treating hours due to anticipated bad weather on Halloween.

The town of Hope is moving trick-or-treating to 6 to 8 p.m. on Friday evening. The First Baptist Church of Hope is also moving its Trunk or Treat event to Friday, as well as the Yellow Trail Museum & Visitors Center.

The Hartsvilile Trunk or Treat event will be held from 6 to 8 on Friday on the Town Square.

North Vernon is also rescheduling its trick-or-treating to Friday starting at 5:30 p.m. City officials say that the Sweet Street event at North Vernon First Christian Church and North Vernon First Baptist Church’s trunk-or-treat event will also be moving to Friday.

Columbus plans to still hold trick-or-treating on Wednesday but asks that parents take appropriate precautions to keep children safe during the event, including dressing them appropriately for the weather.