October 29, 2008 > The Haunted House of Grand Teton
The Haunted House of Grand Teton
By Dustin Findley
For most of the year it looks like a very nice house, but in October it starts to change, and strange things appear on the outside and front lawn. As unnerving as the outside is, the inside is the scary part. And this Halloween everyone on the street will hear the screams of terror coming from 1948 Grand Teton Drive.
Enter through the garage, now a maze with twists and turns... What's around the corner? There will be eerie black light (maybe even strobing light). Things will be lurking, waiting to jump out at you... some human, some not. Crawl around the coffin with "room to hang out." Beware the green-eyed monster as you timidly make your way through.
If you're too afraid to go in, you can skip to the candy at the end of the maze. Either way, it will cost you a can (of food). There will also be a lockbox to put in money or gift certificates. All donations will go to the Milpitas Food Pantry.
Carla Kearin, who lives here all year, explained that she and her husband, Robert, have been in "that house" for seven years. "It" all started in the front yard, but it just got bigger and bigger each year. The kids look forward to it, but it's a challenge to top the previous year because the kids remember everything. But it's a lot of fun, she assures.
So, this Friday trade in your canned goods for candy if you dare to enter the haunted house of Grand Teton. It's only open one night a year, and you better go in before it gets dark.
Friday, October 31
1948 Grand Teton Dr., Milpitas