Halloween 2018

Halloween 2018

Rachel Nelson, Sports Editor

As Halloween approaches, many kids are getting ready for the big day. Some will still try to trick-or-treat, some will go to a party or a haunted house, and some will stay at home to hand out candy or scare little kids.

If you are wanting to find a cheap costume idea, you could always find all black clothes, go out and buy an inexpensive pair of cat ears, and use eyeliner or black paint to get the nose and whiskers effect to become a cat. You could also go out and buy a pickle costume and say that you are Pickle Rick.

“I have to work, but I am still going to dress up. I’m planning to dress up as a holy cow and I’m hoping to get many tips,” said Lily Bakulski (‘20).

Another simple costume idea is a robber. You could buy a black and white striped t-shirt, black gloves, black leggings, and a black hat to complete the look. If you are going out trick-or-treating, you can take a white pillowcase and either paint or glue on a dollar sign to make the money bag and fill it with the candy you collect.

If you are going in a group, you could be the Powerpuff girls. Just buy oversized green, pink, and blue t-shirts, three black pieces of cloth to tie around your waist, black leggings, and black shoes. Another easy group idea is being M&Ms. Buy the different colored t-shirts that have the ‘m’ on them, or paint it on yourself., Add some black leggings and you’re good to go!

If you are planning on going out to a haunted house, there are plenty to choose from. Karnival of Karnage is at the Boone County Fairgrounds, and it is they are open from 7:00 p.m.-12:00 a.m. on Friday night and Saturday nights and from 7:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. on Sunday night.

“I would give this haunted house a ⅘ stars. It was very well put together for the actors and actresses being volunteers,” said Rayley Effler (‘21).

There is another haunted house in Rockford called the Twisted Crypt Haunted House. Its Their hours are 7:00-11:30 p.m. on Friday and Saturday and 7:00-10:30 p.m. on Sunday. If you want to go to this haunted house, the address is 5420 E State St, Rockford, IL 61108. Also in Rockford is the Trail of Screams. It is located at 4500 Rotary Rd, Rockford, IL 61109.

If you aren’t into the haunted house scene and you want something more laid back, check out Edwards Apple Orchard or The Pumpkin Patch. The hours for Edwards are 9:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m. all week long. The address is 7061 Centerville Rd, Poplar Grove, IL 61065. The Pumpkin Patch has many cool things to check out. The Lindberg family invites you out to see all the new things they have added since they took ownership. They close on Halloween, so make sure to get out there before they close for the season! The address is 3178 IL-173, Caledonia, IL 61011.