Photo provided by Terry Palmer -- Terry Palmer, of Palmer Graphics in Lafayette, refers to the field of 32 artificial gourds in his flower beds as the Palmer Pumpkin Patch. "It's fun listening to the kids come to the front door for Halloween, as you can hear them counting trying to figure out how many there are," Palmer says.

Trick-or-treat hours will be observed from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Friday for all of Ascension Parish and for most of East Baton Rouge, Livingston and Iberville parishes.

Exceptions include the city of Baker, which has set trick-or-treat times of 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday, and West Feliciana Parish, where it is set for 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Thursday.

In Livingston Parish, the town of Springfield has set trick-or-treat times of 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday. Albany’s hours are from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Friday, while Killian’s are from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Friday.

In East Feliciana Parish, officials say trick-or-treat for the unincorporated parts of the parish will be Friday, but the parish sets no times for it. The towns of Slaughter, Jackson, Norwood and Ethel have set trick-or-treat hours from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Friday. Clinton and Wilson have set trick-or-treat hours of 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., but on Thursday.