Trick-or-treaters Haunt the Block

T-R PHOTOS BY TREVOR BABCOCK Staging 2 Sell It was in full Halloween spirit as they greeted trick-or-treaters Thursday evening.
Along with local businesses, the Marshalltown Fire Department, Marshalltown Police Department and the Marshall County Sheriff’s office were also out at the Haunt the Block event handing out candy for trick-or-treaters.
Those with Staging 2 Sell It, a participating business in the Haunt The Block event, pose outside their store in costumes while rain falls on them and trick-or-treaters.
Jackie Weatherly hands out candy to trick-or-treaters at Hellberg’s Jewelers during Thursday’s Haunt the Block event in downtown Marshalltown. Gayle Hellberg of Hellberg’s Jewelers said she was pleasantly surprised at the event’s turnout given the dreary weather.
Stephanie, Brody and Phoebe Bowers of 3rd Generation Upholstery greet trick-or-treaters on the East end of Main St. during the Haunt the Block event Thursday evening.
Rain did not deter this costumed character from drawing in a crowd at the Marshalltown Senior Residences.
A family trick-or-treats at Wax Xtatic Audio and Record shop located on Marshalltown’s Main Street during the haunt the block event.

Thursday’s long rain didn’t put a stop to Marshalltown’s Haunt the Block event in downtown Marshalltown. Trick-or-treaters and families, with umbrellas and rainsuits, made their way to over 20 local businesses participating in a downtown-wide trick-or-treat event from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m.


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