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Updated: February 20, 2004

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• Holidays Home
• New Year's Day
• Valentine's Day
• St. Patrick's Day
• Easter
• Cinco De Mayo
• Memorial Day
• Independence Day
• Labor Day
• Halloween
• Thanksgiving Day
• Hannukkah
• Christmas

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Halloween

Join us as we delve into "ghosties and ghoulies and long legged beasties and things that go bump in the night."  Find a directory of activities for your Halloween celebration at Haunted Wisconsin .

History of Halloween
Founders of Halloween
Who actually started Halloween-Celts, Druids, or Catholics? Where did the pumpkin come in?

Halloween History
Originally started as a feast for the dead, Halloween is the only holiday centered around "treats".

History Channel
Check out the history of Halloween around the world.

Pumpkins, Costumes and Projects

Halloween Online
Find a little of everything here. Locate pumpkin patches, how to make your Halloween casket and different recipes.

Homemade Costumes
Check out the baisc ideas-- they are cheap, easy and loaded with imagination.

Costumes for Halloween or pretend play
Make tasteful child-friendly costumes from Kids Domain.

Halloween Crafts
Fun crafts for home or school from Kids Domain.

Halloween Pumpkins
Pumpkin Carving 101 is offered on line. You can even download patterns for carving.

Games and Riddles

Riddles
Start here for funny riddles such as: What do you call a friendly dead Egyptian? A chummy mummy.

Ghost Stories

Castle of Spirits
Ghost stories from around the world.

Kentucky Ghost Stories
A collection of ghost stories from Kentucky and Tennessee.

MacScouter
Stories for Scouts and Scouters that are suitable for telling around the campfire.

The Shadowlands
Real ghost stories and a step by step ghost hunting guide are available.

The Moonlight Road
Ghost stories and strange folktales of the American South, told by the region's most celebrated storytellers.

North Carolina Ghost Stories
Read, watch, listen or even create your own ghost story.

Halloween Ghost Stories
What would Halloweeen be without a good scare?

Holiday Cooking

Halloween Recipe Index
From Bleeding Gums Gumbo to Worms Au-Gratin.

Yucky and Fun Halloween recipes for kids
Having the little ghouls over for a party or do you just want to make a snack for your little goblins?

Halloween Recipes
Recipes that are particularly kid friendly.

See also CBTL Food - Holiday Cooking


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