As a horn blew, a long boat manned by six people in karate gi’s raced down the Wallkill River. They were up against a group of Oompa Loompas and a raft filled with super heroes protecting a cardboard city. Moments before, a pirate ship had taken on water and sunk. […]

A group gathered in front of Village Hall, doling out bright red masquerade masks to anyone who was curious enough to wander near the van. Children ran around, dressed as crayons, zebras and trees. A woman with a black painted face wore a beak and chatted with a polar bear. These people were all participants in […]