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Muncy LocalsOct. 16, 2019

By Staff | Oct 16, 2019

People, for some reason, enjoy being scared. Books, movies, television shows, and other media sources use the macabre` to turn a profit. Locally, media night was held last week at the Pennsdale Haunted Barn and a number of outlets attended, including our “big sister” publication, the Williamsport Sun-Gazette, and representatives from radion station WZXR. It was a frighteningly enjoyable experience navigating through the barn, encountering creepy scenarios that made us gasp, jump-scare and shriek. Kudos to the nearly 30 volunteers who make this available and have put a tremendous amount of effort towards creating a temporarily terrifying experience.

Friday, Oct. 18-Homecoming Parade, forms at 5 p.m., launches at 5:30 p.m. Homecoming festivities follow in Schuyler Stadium; Muncy plays Sayre at 7 p.m.

Looking for a scary good time as Halloween approaches? The Pennsdale haunted barn returns for the last two Saturdays-Oct. 19 and 26, beginning at 7 p.m. and ending at 11 p.m. The event is located at 261 Village Road, and is a fundraiser for the Pennsdale Volunteer Fire Company.

Monday, Oct. 21-Muncy School Board of Directors meeting, 7 p.m. in the Ward L. Myers Elementary Cafetorium.

Tuesday, Oct. 22-annual wing-eating contest pitting Muncy against Hughesville football players and cheerleaders. Begins at 6:30 p.m. at the Angus Inn, Hughesville.

Friday, Oct. 25-Muncy varsity football plays at Schuyler Stadium against Hughesville, 7 p.m.

Saturday, Oct. 26, Monster Dash 5k Run/Walk, 9:30 a.m., kicks off at Ward L. Myers Elementary School.

Saturday, Oct. 26-7 p.m., 602 South Market Street, Muncy, Don Moen and Lenny LeBlanc will be performing their most popular Gospel songs. The event is free and hosted by both Moreland Baptist Church and First United Methodist Church.

Son Light House, Senior food distribution, 130 Carpenter St., Muncy, Wednesday Oct. 16 8:30-noon and Thursday, Oct. 17 4-7 p.m. Hours for donations are every Monday, Thursday, and Saturday. 7-10 a.m., food, clean usable seasonable clothing, toys, and furniture only at this time.

Thursday, Nov. 7 and Nov. 9-Ars Nova presents the drama, ANON(ymous) beginning at 7 p.m. Tickets available at the door.

Saturday, Nov. 9-Annual Craft Show at the high school, 9 a.m.-2 p.m.

Sunday, Nov. 10-Ars Nova presents the drama, ANON(ymous) beginning at 1 p.m. Tickets available at the door.