Hanging around for the fun of it
A skeleton hanging from a tree? It is all in the fun of the season this time of year. This guy can be seen swaying in the breeze across from the M.T. Gunderson House along Gunderson Boulevard. (Terri Washburn/The Kenyon Leader)
Spooky displays like this one at Jeremy Horn’s home in Kenyon are all part of the fun this Halloween season. (Terri Washburn/The Kenyon Leader)
Creepier by night
Spooky yard decorations can be found at many homes this time of year as people prepare for Halloween and trick-or-treaters. (Terri Washburn/The Kenyon Leader)
Check out this cemetery in the front yard at 102 Gunderson Boulevard in Kenyon. (Terri Washburn/The Kenyon Leader)
Fans of the British television series “Doctor Who” will appreciate the blue TARDIS that Jeremy Horn constructed for his Halloween yard display in Kenyon. (Terri Washburn/The Kenyon Leader)
Nighttime view all lit up
A solar light powers the well-lit inside of this TARDIS in Kenyon. It is bigger on thei inside than the outside. (submitted photo)
Building the TARDIS
Jeremy Horn spent several weeks designing and building a realistic version of the TARDIS time travel machine made famous by the British TV series “Doctor Who”. You can see the finished product in his yard along Gunderson Boulevard in Kenyon. (Submitted photo)
The finished product stands along Gunderson Boulevard, a bright blue police box in tribute to the science fiction series, “Doctor Who.” (Photo submitted)
It even has the sign
With attention to detail, Jeremy Horn even included the classic signage found on a British police phone box. (Terri Washburn/The Kenyon Leader)
- Local Halloween Events
Haunted Halloween at Depot Park in Kenyon
Sponsored by Kenyon Park & Rec Committee
Saturday, Oct. 27 from 5:30 - 8 PM
Features a haunted house, games and costumed fun for all ages! For a small fee you can take the haunted hayride or buy glowsticks. Concessions are available.
Wanamingo Commercial Club Trick or Treating
Wednesday, Oct. 31 from 4:30 - 5:30 PM
Main Street Wanamingo
Halloween Carnival at the Middle School Gym
Wednesday, Oct. 31 from 6:30 - 8 PM
Costume parade, games, pizza and milk for kids preschool to grade 4, with parents.
Wednesday, Oct. 31 from 6:30 - 8:20 PM
Halloween Dance in the High School Commons
Costs $1 for grades 5-9, loud music and dancing, costumes optional.
Carnival and Dance sponsored each year by the Kenyon and Wanamingo Lions Clubs.
Posted: Thursday, October 25, 2012 3:00 am
Updated: 7:56 pm, Wed Oct 31, 2012.
Posted on Oct 25, 2012
Cars are stopping at the edge of Kenyon on Highway 60, but not to check for directions. Drivers, bike riders and walkers all seem to be converging to get a look at the Halloween display in the yard of Jeremy Horn at 102 Gunderson Boulevard.
<&firstgraph>The little white house and front yard sport a giant black spider on a web, a well-stocked tombstone cemetery, pumpkin leaf bags and an unfortunate body hanging high from a tree over the driveway. But there is a new item this year, a foreign addition to the usual Halloween display.
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Thursday, October 25, 2012 3:00 am.
Updated: 7:56 pm.