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BSU Professor Says Halloween Traditions Date Back Centuries

By: Marc Ransford— Muncie, IN—Many Halloween traditions may have originated with the ancient Celts and their priests, the druids. Other civilizations adopted and changed the ancient rituals, such as bobbing for apples or donning disguises. “Our Halloween celebrations are the remnants of the pre-Christian Celtic celebrations,” said Fred Suppe, a Ball State history professor and an expert in Celtic folklore….

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Inaugural ‘ArtsWalk Pumpkin Trail and Glow’ Contest Launches This Year

By: Muncie Downtown Development Partnership— Muncie, Indiana—A new ArtsWalk tradition will take place this year: The inaugural Artswalk Pumpkin Trail and Glow. Here’s what it’s all about including details on how to enter. ArtsWalk Pumpkin Trail and Glow October 4th from 5pm-8pm Follow the Pumpkin Trail throughout the streets of downtown Muncie during ArtsWalk.  The pumpkin trail will end at…