Fright Night

Halloween time is about more than just dressing up and trick-or-treating. With that in mind, we asked our Facebook friends what their favorite way to celebrate is. Did we miss your favorite? Let us know.

“Getting flowers and pumpkins from the Front Porch at the Civic Center farmers’ market.”
– Alexis Lindsay, San Rafael

“Our neighbor, Burton Butler, gives away stuffed animals every year. No candy. In fact, this will be his 30th annual stuffed animal giveaway.”
– Stephanie Keefe, Mill Valley

“Carving pumpkins is a family tradition.”
– Kristen Addicks, Novato

“I love the neighborhood block parties that pop up every year, like the one in Strawberry last year.”
– Barry Kuhn, Belvedere

“I look forward to eating an obscene amount of candy — ’tis the season!”
– Debbie Bernier, Corte Madera

“Making zombie gingerbread men and watching It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown.”
– Gabriel Cohen, San Rafael

“For years we’ve put a giant spider on our roof. At first it was for our kids to enjoy, but now it has become something the younger kids in the neighborhood look forward to. One toddler came by every day last year to talk to the spider; it was adorable and made us feel good.”
– Tim Galusha, Novato

“The orange slide that pops up at the pumpkin patch next to Terra Patio, my kids’ favorite.”
– Pete Reynolds, Mill Valley