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In the town of Brevard, located in Transylvania County, the whole community participates in the Halloween spirit. Orange and black colors decorate the downtown areas. Merchants put up elaborate window decorations. Cornstalks, pumpkins, and scarecrows appear all over the town, and citizens put ghostly displays in their yards. For the past quarter of a century, October has culminated in a community celebration called the Halloweenfest.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 73 Issue 5, Oct 2005, p158-160, 162, 164, il Periodical Website
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16428
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Halloween has had a diverting and circuitous development from ancient times to the present. Clark presents the history and development of All Saint's Day and Halloween from its ancient customs to present activities.
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24988
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Jeremy Markovich gives his opinion on the phenomenon known as Adult Halloween. He also suggests some topical, Charlotte-themed costumes for Adult Halloween parties.
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36180
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Answering this question entailed examining the Ancient Christian and pagan origins for a holiday. Noted were the pagan violent roots tamed or Christian influences eliminated through modern day commercialism. From this came the answer: modern day Christians should celebrate the holiday as ancient Christians would have them do.