The Legends & Lanterns brought in hundreds of patrons to visit with legends who have made their way into ghost story history.
Photos by Abby Kassebaum
The Angry Villagers make their way down Main Street.
The pirate legend, Blackbeard, tells the crowd pirate jokes.
Edgar Allan Poe quotes from one of his many writings.
A Frankenstein scarecrow on display.
The evil Gingerbread Witch from the legend of “Hansel and Gretel” stands outside of the sweet shop.
La Catrina talks with pedestrians about the Mexican holiday, Day of the Dead.
Day of the Dead display.
Madame Esmeralda reads a bystander’s palm.
Pumpkins on display outside of the St. Charles restaurant, Lewis and Clark’s.
Pumpkins decorated in a shop’s doorway.
A scarecrow decorated for the fall festivities.
Historic St. Charles Legends & Lanterns event.
Legend, Vlad Tepes, tells the story of how he was given the nickname “Vlad the Impaler.”
A shop window on display on Main Street.
The Big Bad Wolf, from “Peter and the Wolf,” strikes a pose.