This is another post I’ve been meaning to do all week and haven’t gotten it done because I took too many pictures and couldn’t decide which ones to edit and use. I get snap happy with my cameras and never know when to stop!
Halloween seemed like a two day holiday this year – on Friday, Oct. 30th, the elementray school our grandchildren attend had their Halloween celebrations. Kindergarten through Second Grade went on a parade around our tiny town and got treats from the businesses and post office.
Third through Fifth Grade had a costume exhibition – some of the kids had fantastic costumes. Afterwards, all the classes had Halloween parties.
Then on Saturday it was time for trick or treating. We usually have around 100 trick or treaters come to our house – this year I thought there might be a lot more than usual because the weather was so nice and it was on the weekend. However, there were only 47 trick or treaters this year. Perhaps the nice weather and weekend combined made families decide to head somewhere else on Saturday.
Our grandkids wore the same costumes they wore at school and ended their trick or treating at our house so they could help give out treats – they really enjoy doing that.
Along with fewer than usual trick or treaters this year, they started coming later that usual as well. Our first trick or treater didn’t come till 7pm! They usually start shortly after 5pm.
It ended up being a fun and Happy Halloween!
If you would like to see more pictures from Halloween, here is a link for a set of Halloween pictures on Flickr:
You can click on any of the pictures in this post for a larger view.