FRIDAY: Head to the haunted Wild West at El Morro Elementary School's Boo Blast Halloween Carnival from 2:30 to 7:30 p.m. Free parking at Reef Point (at Trader Joe's) or Crystal Cove State Park (at Newport Coast) with shuttle service to the carnival. Boo Blast admission is free. Tickets are $1; rides and attractions are one to four tickets each. Meal tickets are $8 and include barbecue, chips and a drink. Advance ticket and meals can be bought at http://www.ElMorroPTA.info.
SATURDAY: Get your holiday shopping started at Laguna Beach Mothers of Preschoolers Holiday Boutique Fundraiser with items ranging from clothing and accessories to home décor. Handcrafted and other quality merchandise for sale from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Laguna Presbyterian Church, 415 Forest Ave. For more information, call (949) 494 7555.
SUNDAY: Enjoy unspoiled canyon views and learn about local geology from 8 to 11 a.m. on this strenuous, 2-mile hike up Little Sycamore Canyon with Laguna Canyon Foundation volunteers. Laguna Coast Wilderness Park, Little Sycamore Canyon Staging Area/Nix Nature Center. Reservations are required so call (949) 923-2235. Parking is $3. Donation is $2 per person.