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UMM Students Plan Haunted Forest for Oct. 28 & 29

Added on: October 18, 2010

UMM Students at the 2007 Haunted ForestMACHIAS, Maine – Students at the University of Maine at Machias will coordinate the Annual Machias Community Haunted Forest on Thursday, October 28 and Friday, October 29 behind Machias Memorial High School. The Haunted Forest will run from 6:30 to 8 p.m. each night on the nature trail and admission is $2 per person.

The Haunted Forest will feature ten scare stations, including traditional offerings like the Chainsaw Massacre and the Temple of Doom, as well as several new stations like the Zombie Graveyard, Escaped Convicts, Scary Clowns, and the Headless Horseman.

Children under the age of 8 years old must be accompanied by an adult. Everyone is encouraged to wear warm clothes.

The Haunted Forest is sponsored by the Leisure Activities class housed in UMM’s Environmental Recreation and Tourism Management program. Students in the Education program and others have provided assistance in planning and staffing the event. The organizers also appreciate the equipment donations and trail help provided by local residents and the Machias School Department custodial staff.

For more information about the event, please contact Bill Eckart at (207) 255-1249.


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