Halloween

America’s Hallowe’en Carol: The Legend of Sleepy Hollow
Hallowe'en is defined for me by Ichabod Crane and the Headless Horseman. This classic tale was depicted by Walt Disney in 1949’s ‘The Adventures of Ichabod & Mr. Toad,’ an animated film that also featured a telling of ‘The Wind In The Willows.’...
Drop Your Pumpkin at Bettendorf’s Family Museum
When Hallowe'en is over, you could just let those pumpkins rot away, let the squirrels eat them, or throw them off a second story balcony...
Whoa, wait, what was that last one?
It's true. The Family Museum in Bettendorf is holding The Great Pumpkin Drop on Saturday, November 4th...
Craig’s List: 4 Things to Know – 10/27
Well, that certainly de-escalated...
1 - November made an early appearance overnight as temps dropped by 25º in some areas, and the winds turned harsh. We'll not get above the mid 40's today, and a hard freeze is on for overnight Saturday into Sunday...
Halloween Event at Illiniwek Includes Spooky Family Fun
If you're looking for some outdoor Halloween family fun, Illiniwek Forest Preserve, Hampton, is hosting a Halloween event with a costume and campsite decorating contests, hayrack rides, pumpkin painting and trick-or-treating on Oct. 21 from 2 p...
What Are IL and IA’s Fave Hallowe’en Candy?
Back in the day (my way of saying "when I was a kid") there was candy that was manufactured specifically for Hallowe'en. You'd only find those treats in your trick-or-treat bag. These days, most popular candy that you can find year-round is the standard Hallowe'en fa…
Craig’s List: 4 Things to Know – 10/17
It's going to be a perfect fall day...
1 - Sunshine is in abundance for the next three days as temps warm into the 70's. Forecast details are here.
2 - Hockey season is underway and the basketball season is just around the corner. Tickets are on sale for the Iowa Hawkeyes basketball season..…
America’s Halloween Carol: The Legend of Sleepy Hollow
Halloween is defined for me by Ichabod Crane and the Headless Horseman. This classic tale was depicted by Walt Disney in 1949's 'The Adventures of Ichabod & Mr. Toad,' an animated film that also featured a telling of 'The Wind In The Willows.'
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More Area Halloween Weekend Activities
Yesterday, I told you about the Davenport and Bettendorf Halloween Parades taking place tomorrow - Saturday - at 1pm and 7pm, respectively.  There are also a few family oriented Halloween events going on this weekend regionally.
The annual 'Boo At The Zoo' takes place at…
Quad Cities Parades and Events this Halloween Weekend
There was a time when Hallowe'en wasn't about going door to door for treats, but instead about playing tricks or pranks on folks, and causing general mischief.  In some cases the pranks proved quite dangerous. Sometime back in the early 60's, the city of Anoka, Minnesota decided to initiate the firs…

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