Adults, it’s time to take back Halloween. Sure, the holiday might seem to revolve around the kids, all decked out in costumes romping the streets in search of the year’s supply of candy, but why can’t moms and dads embrace All Hallows’ Eve, in all its culinary glory? Read more about Monster Bites
After you’ve removed the jack-o-lanterns from your front steps, does the idea of decorating the outside of your home feel like a daunting task? Does hanging the wreath that’s adorned your door for years look more bedraggled than bedazzling? Read more about Local Decorators Highlight DIY Tips and New Trends in Outdoor Holiday Decoration
While artist Melissa Belanger has always had a passion for artistic expression and a love for Halloween, it was only recently that she focused her creativity on the October 31 holiday. Rather than capturing fright, Belanger’s art celebrates Halloween delights.
“My version of Halloween is certainly a lot more cheerful and nostalgic,” the Hudson artist says. “Halloween has become so gruesome and violent in recent years, and that’s not what I’m all about.” Read more about Hudson Artist Melissa Belanger’s Art Captures the Nostalgic Spirit of Halloween
Eerie creaks coming from a darkened hallway. Visions of ghostly shadows. Strange phenomena that raises the hair on the back of your neck. It’s Halloween, when thoughts go to hauntings, full moons and scares after dark. But for some in the St. Croix Valley, ghosts are very real—and encounters aren’t happening on Halloween alone.
Read more about Hauntings and Ghost Stories in the St. Croix Valley