Another Halloween season has come and gone...And what a season it was. Even despite the weather being less then favorable. We accomplished all we were hoping for except 1 thing.
First of all. We finished our garage reno, which provided us with a great backdrop as well as ample power for our haunt. Setup this year went smooth as silk and we were open on Friday(28th) as planned. We had about 100 people a day throughout the weekend come to see the haunt.
As for Halloween...
It's been over a year since my last. A lot has happened since my last entry. First off we have a new location for our home haunt. The new house now gives us indoor space to set up our haunted walk through. This allows us to set up earlier in the season and makes our haunt more secure.
Secondly. We ventured into community haunting. We partnered with a community organization and held our first community Halloween festival "Scared in the Square". We are working to improve
As you can see it's been a while (about 6 months) since my last blog entry. It's been a bit of a roller coaster year for me. My dad suddenly passed away back in January and that really took the wind out of my sails as far as Halloween work went. He was my main helper with all things Halloween and his presence will surely be missed but not forgotten.
Back in April I ventured back to the shop to get my head back into things; and we're off to a good start. As per my last post, I am still
Sadly Halloween 2013 has come and gone, but that means planning and construction can begin!
For 2014, we are wanting to expand on the "rooms" theme that we started this year. We are hoping to build a large 12x18 ft structure that will contain 6 individual rooms. Each of these rooms will have a different theme (butcher shop, mortuary...). There will be three rooms on each side and you will be able to walk around the structure to experience each room. Also included will be user actuated
Less then two weeks till the big day!!!
Prop building is winding down, with only final touches to be made on this years new props. As stated in previous entries, there are some new props being added (pneumatic). The pneumatic system for the motion props got a complete revamping with a new control board and electronics from Fright Ideas (BooBox Max and motor controllers). All the programing is complete and beta testing should be finished on Tuesday. Set up will commence fully this