Photographer Anita Peltonen went to the Dark Parade in Beacon on Oct. 22 and reported that the 40 mph winds and dipping temperatures discouraged all but the heartiest residents, who at one point were outnumbered by Beacon police officers. But all ended well in the heated confines of the Beacon Elks Lodge.
Got milk? (Photo by Anita Peltonen)
At one point Beacon police officers outnumbered parade participants on a cold, windy night. (Photo by Anita Peltonen)
Trees along the route were decorated with ghouls. (Photo by Anita Peltonen)
Keep your windows closed. (Photo by Anita Peltonen)
The Bride of Frankenstein (Photo by Anita Peltonen)
A salmon fisherwoman and her winged unicorn (Emmylou Shay and her daughter Jessica) make their way home after the Dark Parade. (Photo by Anita Peltonen)
Warming up at the Elks Lodge (Photo by Anita Peltonen)
Two witches having a blast at the Elks Lodge. (Photo by Anita Peltonen)
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