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10 fun jack-o'-lantern festivals

By: WomansDay .com on Oct. 6, 2010, 5:57 p.m.
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Enjoy the frightful lights of Halloween at these events

Haunted houses aren’t for everyone; jack-o’-lantern festivals are a less frightening and more artistic alternative for your family’s Halloween entertainment. Spellbinding displays of glowing gourds have sprung up all over the country, offering an interactive and engaging substitute for the standard ghouls and gore. This October, bundle up and head out to these popular evening events, each showcasing hundreds—or even thousands—of pleasingly illuminated pumpkins.

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