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Haunted Trail and Bonfire in Lindenhurst Saturday

Fall colors in Lindenhurst, in the northwestern suburbs of Chicago, Illinois
Fall colors in Lindenhurst, in the northwestern suburbs of Chicago, Illinois
Christine Nyholm

The Lindenhurst Park District, in the far northwestern suburbs of Chicago, is hosting a Haunted Trail and Bonfire on Saturday, October 15, 2011.

Luminaries will light the way to fun and adventure along the winding, wooded path at the Haunted Trail and Bonfire! There will be a trial with approximately 12 different spooky scenes for family friendly fun, entertainment and more.

You can walk along the trail and see approximately 12 different spooky scenes for only $1 per person. Each of the scenes are run by volunteers such as the Cub/Boy Scouts, School Groups, Neighborhoods, Jaycees, the past Queens of Lindenhurst and more.

Wagon Rides through McDonald Woods are offered for only $1 or 1 canned food item for the Lake Villa Food Pantry. Other attractions will include the Witches’ Kitchen, where you can purchase many delectable treats, a Kids’ Game Tent, Face Painting, Moonwalk and Pumpkins and Gourds for sale by the Millburn Tree Farm.

The fun at the Cornstalk Stage includes: Costume Contest (3:30 pm); Paddy Lynn, Story Acting for Children (5;00 p.m.),;JeanieB! Music for kids! (5:30 p.m); Caricatures by Bill Begos (6:00 p.m.); Magical Balloon Dude-Dale (6:30 p.m.); Jason the Juggler (7:00 p.m.); and Magic Dave (7:30 p.m).

At dusk the Lake Villa Volunteer Fire Department will start the bonfire and we will serve FREE apple cider heated in a cauldron.

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