Happy Halloween from Dunedin


A bike ride to downtown Dunedin turned into a Halloween celebration. As we approached Main Street we could hear music and the voices of excited children and we soon saw ghosts, skeletons, pirates and trick-or-treaters filling their bags with treats from all of the businesses.

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No surprise that a city that caters to cyclists would include decorated bikes

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as well as Cinderella’s carriage. People of all ages were in costume, but my favorite was the girl dressed as a rainbow. I wish I could have gotten a picture of her little brother dressed as a pot of gold.

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Surprised by the event, we weren’t in costume, but a man let me borrow his parrot so I could get in touch with my inner pirate, and I posed with the skeleton at the photo booth painted on the side of a building housing a local realtor.

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Fortune telling and the showing of Hocus Pocus in the park attracted crowds.

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And the Dunedin Historical Society got in the spirit with displays representing Halloween through the years with everything from decorations

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to black and white scary movies to those wonderful costumes like the ones I wore as a child bought in a box with a plastic mask.

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Halloween sure has become a big event and “Funedin” knows how to do it right.

 

 

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