AUGUSTA — More than 200 visitors attended the second annual Halloween event offered by Viles Arboretum. Activities included dunking for apples, marshmallow roasting, egg races. Twisted Strings provided music.

Katie Whitman, an eighth grade student at Maranacook Community School and an active member of the 4H group Fresh Horses, appeared as the headless horseman, with her safety assistant, Katelyn Macmaster, a Gardiner Regional Middle School student and member of Fresh Horses.

Pumpkins were provided by Belle Vue Farm and the Gardiner Elementary Parent Teacher Association and pumpkins and corn stalks were provided by Stevenson’s Farm of Wayne. Hannaford and Reny’s Department Store donated marshmallows, drinks, glow sticks and other items. Volunteers included Michael Smith, Dale DesMeules, Bernie Slofer, Hillary Schultz, Philippa Solomon, Kathy Phomas and Linda (Red) Taylor.

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