Huntingdon Art Walk held this Thursday

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Residents in Huntingdon can enjoy a Halloween-themed Art Walk this Thursday.

The Huntingdon Art Walk is held annually on the third Thursday of every month, this month, falling on October 18.

There will be lots of scary stories, live music, hands-on experiences and even a scavenger hunt, all themed around Halloween and Day of the Dead.

Some of the stops include the Huntingdon Area High School auditorium, the Juniata College Museum of Arts and Standing Stone Coffee Company.

The walk will start around 5 until 8 p.m. and allow visitors to come and go as they please.

The October 18th Art Walk includes the following stops:

Huntingdon Area High School Auditorium: The Art Department at Huntingdon Area School District is proud to host a collaborative, cultural event for Huntingdon’s October Art Walk. Along with the Related Arts Spanish Educators, they welcome the community to explore Mexican heritage and the holiday known as Dia de los Muertos. They will provide historical and cultural information, decorations, music, authentic food to sample, and several art activities for the community to enjoy. Art specific activities include, creating festive chalk drawings inspired by the holiday. Participants may also create a paper marigold to keep, or add to their Ofrenda, the area of remembrance. Finally, they plan to have sugar skull candy available for decorating.

Juniata College Beeghly Library – Attendees will have the opportunity to read scary short stories and tales of terror and then write their own. Special guest author, Nicholas Galante, will be on-hand ready to talk about his favorite stories or offer suggestions on writing.

Juniata College Museum of Art – In conjunction with the “UK’s Big Draw” month-long drawing event, the theme is “Play” – via drawing.

MudJunkies Ceramics Club at Juniata College Ceramics Studio: Fall-themed Raku DIY glazing, then Mudjunkies will fire in Raku Kiln for your to pick up about 45 minutes later.

Standing Stone Coffee Co. – Meet the Artist, Mary Beth Wiseman, Painted Wood Relief Artist and create your own Latte art.

Huntingdon Event Center invites participants to make and take home Halloween-themed crafts.

Frank P. Hommon American Legion Post 24: Pick up puff-paint shirts from September Art Walk plus sausage and potato soup and a Halloween craft.

Huntingdon County Arts Council: Interactive screen printing demonstration by current Art Space gallery artist, Stephen Haynes. Stephen will be on-hand to assist you in creating your own screen print. No experience necessary. The event is kid-friendly.

Mimi’s Restaurant & Martini Bar will host musician Randy Jackson.

Gage Mansion October – Halloween scavenger hunt.

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