Proudly sponsored by the Agassiz Environmental Learning Center

  Every Saturday in October from Dusk until Midnight at Agassiz Environmental Learning Center in Fertile, MN. For just $10 per person, you can wander the half mile long trail full of my twisted friends. Who wants to come out and play?

  We are a 100% non-profit organization. Every penny goes to the Learning Center to help teach the young and old alike about nature. 

 

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Fun Facts:

  • Orange and black are Halloween colors because orange is associated with the Fall harvest and black is associated with darkness and death.

  • Jack o’ Lanterns originated in Ireland where people placed candles in hollowed-out turnips to keep away spirits and ghosts on the Samhain holiday.

  • Pumpkins also come in white, blue and green. Great for unique monster carvings!

  • Halloween was brought to North America by immigrants from Europe who would celebrate the harvest around a bonfire, share ghost stories, sing, dance and tell fortunes.

  • Tootsie Rolls were the first wrapped penny candy in America.

  • The ancient Celts thought that spirits and ghosts roamed the countryside on Halloween night. They began wearing masks and costumes to avoid being recognized as human.

  • Halloween candy sales average about 2 billion dollars annually in the United States.

  • Chocolate candy bars top the list as the most popular candy for trick-or-treaters with Snickers #1.

  • Halloween is the 2nd most commercially successful holiday, with Christmas being the first.

  • Bobbing for apples is thought to have originated from the roman harvest festival that honors Pamona, the goddess of fruit trees.

  • Black cats were once believed to be witch's familiars who protected their powers.

  • The fear of Halloween is known as Samhainopobia.

Our great sponsors for the 2019 season, help support the ones who support us!
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Mike Larson @ Christian Motors
Shane Fugelseth
JT Station
Erickson Smokehouse
Northside Express
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