Photos by Mark-Ellis Bennett
Eli Strull, curator of education and guest experience said the WNC Nature Center was hosting its annual Halloween event. “We’re celebrating all kinds of animals, including spooky animals like bats, spiders, owls, and snakes. We’ve got a costume contest, crafts, education stations, and food. It’s a fall family festival. “
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The Nature Center offered areas for staged pictures.
Nora Carpenter, president of Friends of the WNC Nature Center.
Four-year-old Wilder presented as a scary faceless ghost in shackles.
Marijke, a member of the Fall Volunteer Program for young curators presents an Eastern Box Turtle.
Taylor Barnes, dressed as a “pastafarian” complete with meatballs, with Ansley Grace caught in a mousetrap.
Brian Lupei with Asher Lupei, disguised as a chameleon.