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Monday, October 31, 2011

Happy Halloween!

I thought I'd take a little break from the admission talk and share a few pictures (and a video!) from this afternoon's trick-or-treat event on the UVa Lawn.  Every year, hundreds of children flock to the Lawn for a few hours of trick-or-treating.  Students and faculty who live on the Lawn provide a constant stream of candy and other students set up activities in the amphitheater. 

I've missed the even for the last two years due to my travel schedule and I was so happy to make it this year.

Roll that beautiful bean footage!


The costume with the most UVa spirit

The scene at one of the faculty residences...I have no idea what's happening here.


CavDog making friends with a banana

There are always lots of dogs, but I never saw pigs on the Lawn before!


While the entire event is a tradition, in recent years, this viking ship has become a tradition of its own.  The students from Agape Christian Fellowship haul this huge, wooden boat to the Lawn and dress in costumes to match.  They always seem to have a great time and children flock to them. 



After they did their routine, one little boy decided to get in on the action...



 CavDog was a little concerned when this student threw himself on the ground.




We had a little trick-or-treating in Peabody Hall, too. 




Happy Halloween!