Antelope Valley Press - AV Living (Antelope Valley)
Get a little bit spooky
Autumn has begun
Like nearly everything else this year, Halloween is going to be a bit different because of COVID-19. The normal festivities such as the Boolvd Halloween and Harvest Festival in Lancaster are canceled. Trick-or-treating is strongly discouraged, as are parties, dances and other events that would draw a crowd.
So what are Halloween lovers to do?
Los Angeles County health officials are encouraging other events in which social distancing can be successful, such as online parties and costume or pumpkin-carving contests. Vehicle-based parades, drive-in movie nights and outdoor home decorating are also encouraged and permitted.
We thought we’d kick the season off with some bone-chilling tales. We asked our readers to submit some spooky tales and they didn’t disappoint!
In addition, Norma Gurba tells us about some of the spooky places and events in the “old” Antelope Valley.
Vern Lawson keeps history alive with a story about Chuck Yeager.
Meanwhile, Scott Lee is back this month, with a look at the various tea celebrations in
If you’re looking for a way to get rid of apples, Wheeler Cowperthwaite can help. This month, he shares his recipe for apple crisp.
Next month we’ll feature some recipes for your Thanksgiving table. If you have recipes that you would like to share with other readers, please email them to email@example.com by 5 p.m., Oct. 2.
In the meantime grab a pumpkin spice latte or maybe some apple cider and enjoy the spooky tales in this month’s edition.