Monthly Archives: September 2009

Halloween 2009 is just a month away. Like every year we take a look at the new Halloween Costumes and pick our favorites for geeks. Last year the clear choice was the cool Halo 3 Costume. This year I have a heard time to identify the overall coolest Hallow…

A costume gala contest is the highlight of Banned Books Week in Alamogordo. The events, which run through Saturday, are co-sponsored by the Alamogordo Public Library and the New Mexico State University-Alamogordo Townsend Library.

NonpareilOnline.com and Mangelsen’s are partnering to offer the ultimate Halloween costume competition, the “Who’s Your Favorite Ghoul?” Costume Contest.

A costume gala contest is the highlight of Banned Books Week in Alamogordo. The events, which run through Saturday, are co-sponsored by the Alamogordo Public Library and the New Mexico State University-Alamogordo Townsend Library.

Party City, America’s largest party specialty and Halloween retailer, invites creative consumers to submit designs for its “Dress To Thrill” Halloween costume design contest. The winning costume design will be mass-produced and sold on Party City’s Web site and in its more than 600 retail stores during the 2010 Halloween season.

This is an easy to make St. Francis Halloween costume for kids or adults.

Nothing spices up Halloween like a great costume. Do you have a favorite from a holiday past? If so, share it with us and other Facts readers. Maybe it was a costume on which you toiled long and hard. Or like Charlie Brown’s ghost sheet, something created in love by an enterprising child.

Need help coming up with Halloween costume ideas that won’t break the bank. Here are some great ideas.

Sept. 29 (Bloomberg) — Halloween shoppers in the U.S. will cut back on costumes and trick-or-treat candy this year, as consumers reduce spending on non-essentials.

Pirates are out and vampires are in for 2009 Halloween costumes. We check with retailers to find out what men, women, kids and dogs are looking to dress up as for the October holiday.