Black Harvest returns to town
COLLINGWOOD — The tradition of Halloween and the Black Harvest Festival continues in Downtown Collingwood this October, with witches ( and warlocks) taking over the town on Oct. 28. As the toe of newt and the eye of frog are added to the cauldron of Halloween festivities, the downtown streets will be decked out in all things frightening ... from pumpkins and creatures of the night to the feature attraction, witches and warlocks. The spirit of the season has also taken over many of the businesses; check out all the windows to see who has been put under the spell of the spirits. Starting at 11 a. m. activities will begin along Hurontario Street to put even the most skeptical of creatures into the haunted mood; awaiting is a cauldron of activities. Face painters will be assisting those who would like to be disguised. You can also create your own Halloween pumpkin to take home. Along Hurontario Street, other terrifying activities will be taking place throughout the day. You can even take a tour of the Haunted School Bus. As the town hall clock strikes 3 p. m. a costume contest will take place at the town hall for for various age categories, judged by the head witch and warlock. This family- oriented Halloween day is a Collingwood tradition. For further information, call 445- 5595 or visit collingwooddowntown. com.