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Nightmare Before Halloween 10-26-18 (1)

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The crowd this year was about twice as big as last year, when 880 people came, children's coordinator Jeremy Davis said. more

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The 2018 Hoover Hayride and Family Night will be from 5 to 8 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 24. more

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Photo by Sarah Finnegan.

Need a quick Halloween treat for a party? These Rice Krispies pumpkins are a fun and easy dessert that can be made in an afternoon, with help from your kids. more

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Thank you for all the wonderful and creative people who sent in their pictures to the 280 Living Halloween Costume Contest, and congratulations to our winner, the cutest beanie baby we've seen! more

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Children in costumes will be able to get candy at 22 stations throughout the library. more

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Alyx Chandler

While it didn't quite feel like autumn, that didn't stop guests from enjoying the day. more

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Share your best spooky costumes with 280 Living! Entries will be accepted until Friday, Nov. 3, and the winner will receive a $25 dollar gift card to Iron City Delivery! Submissions will be featured online. more

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Photo by Sydney Cromwell.

If you are looking for family fun this Halloween, try visiting an area church for a trunk-or-treat or fall festival. more

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Photo by Jon Anderson.

The city of Hoover is hosting its 2017 Hoover Hayride and Family Night at the park off Valleydale Road on Oct. 26 from 5 to 8 p.m. more

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Photo courtesy of Chris Milazzo.

Some look to Halloween for the costumes or the parties or the scary movies. Others, like North Shelby resident Chris Milazzo, look to Halloween as a chance to enjoy all of those things and to give back. more

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Jon Anderson

Organizers estimated 18,000 people showed up — their largest crowd ever. more

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Photo by Patty Bradley.

The best parts of Halloween are coming to Veterans Park, pulled behind tractors with Hoover city employees at the wheel. more

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Photo by Patty Bradley

An estimated 10,000 people showed up for the seventh annual Hoover Hayride and Family Night, organizers said. more

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Hoover Hayride and Family NIght 2014

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The event is scheduled at Veterans Park from 5 to 8 p.m. Thursday. more

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Spooky sweets

Photo by Sydney Cromwell.

Get creative with your Halloween goodies. more

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​Hoover held its annual Hayride and Family Night at Veterans Park on Friday night. more

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Vamp up your makeup skills just in time for Halloween. more

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Hoover Hayride and Family Night

Photos courtesy of Lance Shores, City of Hoover.

Hoover Hayride & Family Night will take place at Veterans Park Friday from 5 to 8 p.m. more

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Want to win a monster makeover with 280 Living? Tell us why you should be made into a ghoulish creature for Halloween at jessa@starnespublishing.com, and you could be our next victim. more

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On Oct. 25, parents and children are invited to grab their candy bags and scary masks and head to the annual Hoover Hay Ride and Family Night at Veterans Park. more

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  • Nightmare Before Halloween 10-26-18 (9)

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    Nightmare Before Halloween 10-26-18 (9)

    Ella Prevatte, 7, of the Trace Crossings community in Hoover, Alabama, at left, and Attlena Zou, 5, of Vestavia Hills, Alabama, make hats in the Mad Hatter's haberdashery in the Alice in Wonderland section of the Nightmare Before Halloween event at the Hoover Public Library in Hoover, Alabama, on Friday, Oct. 26, 2018.

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    Nightmare Before Halloween 10-26-18 (10)

    Robbie Crawford, also kown as the Mad Hatter, welcomes guests to his haberdashery in the Alice in Wonderland section of the Nightmare Before Halloween event at the Hoover Public Library in Hoover, Alabama, on Friday, Oct. 26, 2018.

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    Michael, Kady and Samantha Ho, of Vestavia Hills, Alabama get their picture taken with the Queen of Hearts (Maggie Banger) in the Alice in Wonderland section of the Nightmare Before Halloween event at the Hoover Public Library in Hoover, Alabama, on Friday, Oct. 26, 2018.

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    Linus and Edmundo Olivo of the Lake Heather Apartments color roses for the Queen of Hearts rose garden in the Alice in Wonderland section of the Nightmare Before Halloween event at the Hoover Public Library in Hoover, Alabama, on Friday, Oct. 26, 2018.

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    Rosie Martin, 5, of the Loch Ridge community in Hoover, Alabama, dresses as a deer at the Nightmare Before Halloween event at the Hoover Public Library in Hoover, Alabama, on Friday, Oct. 26, 2018.

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    Nightmare Before Halloween 10-26-18 (14)

    Jade Monterrubio, 5, of the McCalla community, also known as Snow White, plays flamingo croquet in the Alice in Wonderland section of the Nightmare Before Halloween event at the Hoover Public Library in Hoover, Alabama, on Friday, Oct. 26, 2018.

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