This morning after the
Farmers' Market we went to a special Halloween Party which the
Aspen Historical Society was
hosting at the Marolt Barn, which is a mining museum in the
open space at the edge of
We were given trick-or-treat
bags! Jeremy got a pumpkin bag and Alex got a
Frankenstein bag! They had
cool games of skill where you could win treats to put
in your bag (assuming that
you didn't eat them before they reached the bag).
Alex stepped right up to try
the pumpkin ring toss... and won a candy coin!
Jeremy decided that he wanted
to try too!
He also won a treat! Hooray!
Next we tried the Witches'
Hat Ring Toss!
We won more treats for our
trick-or-treat bags (or, more accurately, for our tummies)!
When we weren't winning or
eating treats, we played on the old mining railroad...
Jeremy was a small orange
Mummy has been helping the
Historical Society with their upcoming bond election,
and she proudly wore one of
Alex proudly wore one of
There was a haunted house
with a spooky skeleton by the front door. The skeleton
was singing 1970's era disco
tunes. Alex wasn't in the least bit intimidated.
He marched right up the
stairs to check out the skeleton (he soon found the purple
button which made Mr.
Jeremy and Yankee Bear were a
bit more cautious. They stayed safely at the base
of the stairs. You can't be
to sure about skeletons... they might eat pumpkins (and small bears).
We had the best of times at
All too soon it was time to
head back over the bridge across the Roaring Fork River
to home for lunch. (Jeremy
wanted to stop and play Pooh Sticks, but the bridge is
a little too high for that.)