This weekend will by your family's last chance to experience a favorite seasonal event.
This will be the last weekend to experience "Boo at the Zoo" at Scovill Zoo in Decatur. The event is one of the most popular events of the season. Ken Frye, the assistant zoo director, says that the park will be decked out with all kinds of Halloween decor and should be a fun and frightening evening for the whole family. This will include treat collecting as well as train and carousel rides.
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Frye says that Boo at the Zoo is always a magical night for him because of how the kids that attend react to all of the surprises. It's a rare treat to get to see the zoo and animals after dark. A talking pumpkin that the zoo creates every year is also one of the highlights.
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Families are free to dress weather appropriate or are encouraged to come in costumes. Frye says that seeing all of the creative costumes are a highlight for him as well.
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Boo at the Zoo will be this weekend, Thursday-Monday night. It goes from 5:30-8pm. Saturday will start a little earlier at 3. For more information, you can go to www.scovillzoo.com and click on the Boo at th Zoo tab.