CHATHAM, NJ - Chatham youngsters showed up at the Chatham Borough Farmers' Market on Saturday to celebrate Halloween with a costume contest, followed by a stroll to shops on Main Street for "Street-N-Treat."
"I was so happy to hear someone say 'There is always something to do here',' Vicki Fife, Chatham Borough Council member, said. "This is what Chatham Community Services does for our town. Our next event is Nov. 21 for the White Lights lighting on Thursday evening. We're going to close off South Passaic Avenue and have live entertainment."
Chatham Borough PBA Local 226 sponsored the Halloween contest Saturday and Turpin Realtors provided munchkins and cider for the participants. The PBA also provided free candy, masks, Halloween bags, stamps, rings and more for the kids.
Andrew Pereira and Wayne Shives of PBA Local 226 hand out the prizes for best costumes at the Farmers' Market
Children's singer and songwriter Kathy Byers of Chatham entertained the kids while they waited to hear the results of the contest and got a few of them moving by playing the "Monster Mash" in the video below.
Kids showed off their costumes with a short parade through the Farmers' Market on Saturday. See the video below.
After the contest winner were announced, the participants headed to Main Street for "Street-N-Treat" at local shops