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Scott McGaw, President of Alderney Landing said, (Tuesday, September-26-17) “It’s that time of year again
when Alderney Landing hosts the “Bluenose Ghosts Festival”. The Bluenose Ghosts Festival runs during the following dates/times: October 5-7, 12-15, 19-22 & 26-31 from 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm. McGaw said, “the spine-tingling Fear the Darkness Haunted House is the major event, but many other activities may be more for the non-scream seekers including; “The New Selfie Haunted Park”, a simulated Casket Ride, “Witch Trick or
Treat House” and the Free “Food & Folklore Festival” at the Alderney Landing Farmers Market’s Saturdays and Sundays.
McGaw said, “The Bluenose Ghosts Festival supported by Canadian Heritage, and the Chronicle Herald is an ongoing initiative by Alderney Landing to preserve the cultural heritage of stories inspired by Dr Helen Creighton’s work on the supernatural. A homage to Dr Creighton and her
tireless efforts to document stories, songs, and experiences of Atlantic Canadians.”
Bea MacGregor, Festival Producer said, “To satisfy the public’s thirst for Fear, Alderney Landing presents Fear the Darkness Haunted House.” MacGregor, said, “Jill Babcock and her team have created a not for the faint of heart haunted house tour that is sure to scare even the tough guys! She said, “Jill Babcock, brought in an experienced team, creating special effects, with support from Quinn Electric, First Fence, Dulux, easyhome , Power Promotions and Halifax Lighting Solutions. (Parental discretion advised). MacGregor said,” proceeds from the Festival support a Scholarship in the name of Helen Creighton and also provided funding support for the Free Family events produced by Alderney Landing.”Jill Babcock said, “If you don’t wish to enter the Darkness, there is something for everyone including the new Selfie Haunted Park. #Selfie with the scariest Celebrities and Ghosts! Lie down in a Simulated Casket Ride. Go to Departures: The Geary Street Cemetery Interactive Online Media Tour. Kids, make sure you visit the witches on site to help fill your trick or treat bag with candy! ”On the side of the Fear the Darkness Haunted House, look for the 101.3 Virgin Radio, Media Wall.”
Lisa Josey, Market Co-ordinator said, “October at Farmers’ Market is the Free Food & Folklore Festival Saturdays 8 am – 1 pm & Sundays 11 am – 3 pm. Local Entertainer Willy Badger will be recounting traditional scary folklore tales of Dartmouth and Nova Scotia.”
The Bluenose Ghost Festival runs during the following dates/times: October 5-7, 12-15, 19-22 & 26-31 from 6:30pm – 9:30pm. Admission is $12. For a complete list of activities and information, please visit http://ift.tt/2xOreCs
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Willy Badger is an award winning entertainer and filmmaker who has has performed in Canada, United States, Japan, Singapore and Korea. He is also a two-time provincial champion basketball coach who has never been T'd up and teaches his players how to be a good sport first and foremost. Now that Larry King has retired Willy secretly he is vying for his position but still kinda wishes to be on Jackass. Willy is a Chameleon. With an acting degree from Bishop’s University and numerous artsy fartsy clown workshops, Willy is able to be both distinguished and totally undistinguished.