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What’s your idea of Halloween fun? Is it picking pumpkins in a placid pastoral patch, or maybe having the bejeebers scared out of you at a “haunted” house? How do a casket race or Grave Robber Bingo sound?

There’s plenty of Halloween fun planned throughout the area in the coming weeks. A sampling includes:
• Halloween Campout, Oct. 10-11, East Harbor State Park, 1169 N. Buck Rd., Marblehead. A ghoulish good time with a bonfire, dance, scarecrow-building contest and a seriously spooky haunted house. 419-734-4424, ext. 2/eastharborstatepark.org.
• Garrison Ghostwalk, Fort Meigs State Memorial, 29100 W. River Rd., Perrysburg. Oct. 17-18, 24-25, 7-9 p.m. Enjoy a "spirited" stroll and encounter the spookier side of this historic place accompanied by an 1812 guide. Reservations required/419-874-4121.

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Those who have been following this year’s Presidential Election campaign have witnessed “talking in circles,” some “spinning” now and again and a “dead-end” answer or two.

Well, if you can’t beat `em, why not join `em and celebrate the American political process at the Election Year Corn Maze at the Country Lane Tree Farm in Genoa?

Using GPS technology, the Bowlander family has created a 15-acre maze with more than two miles of twisting, turning paths in the shape of an elephant, a donkey and the words “McCain” and “Obama.”

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The Oak Harbor Area Chamber of Commerce and the 30th Anniversary Apple Festival Committee is busy finishing up last-minute details for this year’s event, which will be held Oct. 11 and 12.

The schedule for Saturday Oct. 11 will kick off with the Baking Contest starting at 8 a.m., followed by opening ceremonies at 10 a.m. The ceremony will include the introduction of the 2008 Apple Royalty and the winner of the Dorothy Heiks award.

The Baby Contest is sure to be a hit with all of the little ones dressed for the theme of the “Little Apple Bakers.” The Oak Harbor FFA club will sponsor a kiddie tractor pull.

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Giving money to people along road

Do you feel compelled to give money to people holding signs along the road asking for money?
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