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Preparing for a scare

Kayla Bersztaitis, a zipline instructor at Hall Township’s Echo Bluff Park, draws a cardboard scarecrow prop for the upcoming Fright Night at the park. Echo Bluff will put on its spooky “Trail of Terror” for adults and a “Pumpkin Patch Trail” for kids and those who don’t wish to be too scared. The fun will be from 6:30 to 10 p.m. Oct. 25 and from 6:30 to 10 p.m. Oct. 26.

A bonfire, crafts and concession stand will also be available for the whole family to enjoy. Admission is $5 per person; free for kids aged 7 and under. There will also be a ghosts vs. zombies paintball attack, where participants will have the chance to shoot paintballs at zombies and ghosts. Participants will pay $5 for this event.

For those interested in volunteering or those who are looking to get volunteer service hours, Echo Bluff is looking for extra help with the trails. Whether it be helping with set-up or help with scaring, call Echo Bluff at 815-447-2115 if interested.


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