Spooktacular Langley

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PHOTO ESSAY BY DAVID WELTON
Whidbey Life Magazine Contributor
November 2, 2016

The Langley Mainstreet Association sponsored a “Spooktacular” Halloween party Monday afternoon.  Costumed merchants and businesses provided treats for young and old in a community-wide family-friendly atmosphere, proving that Langley is one of the happiest seaside towns in the country.

A costumed child with her hand on skull decoration

This ladybug was fascinated by the talking skull at Ott and Murphy.

Jango Fett revealed

Jango Fett revealed

A costumed woman with the Dog House in background

Young Mary Poppins in front of the Dog House

Child in clown costume

A hungry shark emerges from a feeding frenzy at Ott and Murphy with sugary treats.

Man ins "Scream" and girl in cat costumes

Father “Scream” is a source of family pride.

Child embraced by "alien" accompanied by two "FBI agents"

FBI agents investigate the kidnapping of a child by a green alien.

Woman ladling soup into bowl

The elfin chef at Portico serves hot corn chowder on a chilly afternoon.

Costumed children looking at decorated cupcakes

All were invited to a “Trunk or Treat” at the Langley United Methodist Church parking lot for a tailgate carnival, games, cider, and cupcakes.

Costumed child by decorated trunk of a van.

A happy creature feasts at a trunk-load of Halloween goodies.

Costumed man holding basket of candy for child to choose from.

David Tiller distributes treats at Whidbey Island Natural.

Woman in witch costume behind skeleton decoration

A fierce beast and a wicked witch stand guard over the candy kettle at John L Scott Real Estate.

Woman with slice of pizza.

A hungry mom scores a slice from Village Pizzeria.

Minding grandaughter’s umbrella when she enters a crowded store

Minding grandaughter’s umbrella when she enters a crowded store

David Welton is a retired physician and staff photographer for Whidbey Life magazine. 

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