Photos: BooFest And Family Campout October 29, 2016

Editor’s note: This article contains numerous sets of images from BooFest, roughly organized by category. For best viewing be aware for each category there is a set of small thumbnail images, easily scanned at a glance. To see more detail view each group at full size by clicking on one of the thumbnails to start a slide show.

BooFest 2016

2016 BooFest Governors Village

2016 BooFest Governors Village

With pumpkins, costumes, games and maze, food and shrieks of laughter, joy was in the air on Saturday afternoon as Governors Village celebrated 2016 BooFest, the community’s traditional Halloween festival.

Clear blue skies and unseasonably warm weather formed a gentle backdrop as families and friends arriving at Governors Park were swept up in an atmosphere of color and fun.

Games

Old-fashioned games sparked children’s imagination. Marching to clips of Monster Mash, kids eagerly joined a cakewalk circle for a chances to win goody bag prizes.

Cakewalk leader Marney Whitney kept the kids moving.

Cakewalk leader Marney Whitney kept the kids moving.

Face Painting

As in previous years a professional from Paint Savvy attracted lots of eager faces and onlookers.

Face painting was a highlight for many at 2016 BooFest

Face painting was a highlight for many at 2016 BooFest

Halloween Maze

Before taking their chances navigating the Halloween maze, neighborhood daredevils had to make it past sentry Adam Novak.

2016 BooFest Governors Village

2016 BooFest Governors Village

Pumpkins

Creative entries for the pumpkin decorating contest were on display.

2016 BooFest Governors Village

2016 BooFest Governors Village

2016 BooFest Governors Village

2016 BooFest Governors Village

Food

A winning combination of food truck offerings and resident-contributed desserts ensured plenty of delicious eats were available.

2016 BooFest Governors Village

2016 BooFest Governors Village

Family Campout

Several campers staked out their spots early in Meadow Park for the annual Family Campout that followed BooFest.

Social Committee and Volunteers

Thanks to the many Social Committee members and community volunteers who helped plan and stage this year’s BooFest. Efforts such as this contribute to making Governors Village a special community.

2016 BooFest Movers and Shakers
Adam and Shannon Novak
Bill and Linda Kreiter
Janie Bailey
Laura Garland
Marney Whitney
Chris and Rebecca Draper
Sally Draper
Andrew, Madeline, Caroline Conti
Scott and Shannon Leslie
Debbie Donohue
Mary Roederer
Mary Anne Hutton
Diane Talley
Tim Watkins
John Eberhard
Susie Moffat
Tim Wojoski – Campout night leader

Linda Kreiter found a beautiful gourd that perfect for the ring toss.

Linda Kreiter found a beautiful gourd that was perfect for the ring toss.

Portraits

View some of the many faces of BooFest 2016.

Happy Halloween!

Sponsored by the Social Committee for residents of the Governors Village community (Governors Forest, Village, Park, Townes and Lake).