Watch video highlights of the 2013 Haunted Woods Hayride

The Grafton Lions Club would like to thank the more than 900 people who attended our first Haunted Woods Hayride on October 25th and 26th. This overwhelming support from the community assures that we will be running another Haunted Woods Hayride next year.

Along with the many Lions who worked tirelessly during this two day event, selling tickets, refreshments and parking cars, we would also like to thank the more than 70 volunteers who also made the project possible.

Our Actors:

Narrators - Teddy Kiritsy, Jacob Sandakly,

Old Lady Scene - Sue Robbins, Dave Robbins

Toxic Tent Scene – Director Monika Korzep, Ariana Bombard, Dylan Lague Taylor Lague, Jazmine Byers

Haunted Playground Scene – Director Megan Michalik, Janessa Korzep, Traci Wild , Maria Ravelli , Sophia DaSilva, Alicia Glick.

Crazy Clowns Scene – Director Debbie Perron, Frank Sutton, Tina Dupont, Jenn Paterson, Bob Corcoran

Jeep Scene - Driver Groom - Daren Mann, Chain Saw Guy - Paul Skowyra,

Funeral & Cemetery Scene – Director Debbie Perron, Dead Bride - Lisa Mann, Preacher - Jerelyn Skowyra, Lady in the Coffin - Jessica Boyle, Zombies - The Boy Scouts from Troop 107 – Jimmy Brawn, Austin Lewin, Matt Whitney, Adam Jones, Kevin Roche, Nathaniel Lewin, Matthew Torres, Jonathan Houston, Luke Thomas, Maxwell King, John Renzoni, Paul Howerth, Owen Frank, Liam Houle, Ben Houle, Sam Martel, Keiggan Oneil , Scoutmaster Ed King and Assistant Scoutmasters Scott Martel, John Renzoni, Dave Whitney

Witches – Director/Witch Amelia Murray, Director/Witch Chelsey Deranian, Witch Kelsey Foran, Scientist Body - Sarah Knowlton

Floaters - Pin Head -Eric Korzep Scream Ghost Face -Carol Fors Dead Scientist - Antonio Ravelli Screaming Skeleton - Leah Simulis, Saw Pig Head - Anthony Fors, - Spooky Eyes in the woods - Paula Perron, Zipper Face - Chris Perron, Zombie – Jacob Perron

Our Support Team:

Tractors & Wagons – Provided by Pete Adams, Driven by David Carlson and Pete Adams, and mechanic Wes Adams who kept the tractors running

Wagon Loaders –Kim Elder and Jason Elder

Actor Support – Debbie Perron and Janice Ware

Make-up – The cosmetology students of Toni & Guy Beauty Academy – Worcester, Amanda Watson - Instructor Coordinator

Entertainment – The students and parents of The Mendon Dance Center, Leslie Laflamme Director

Parking Lot and Queue Area Lighting – Town of Grafton, Dave Kruas, Highway Superintendent – Southworth-Milton Inc. – Scott Martel, Vice President

Photography/Prop Consultant – Donald Clark

Special Thanks go to our sponsor, the Grafton Suburban Credit Union, for providing the seed money for the project. To Lion Reggie Ide and Lion Phil Dumas for their many hours of work spent on setup and tear down of the grounds and scenes and to Project Co-Chairs Lions Lizz Perron and PDG Dennis Perron for having the vision to launch and coordinate this massive project. 

 Here are some photos of the event.

The crowd eagerly awaits the arrival of the wagon

Grave robbers waiting for their next victim

Mendon Dance Center students provided entertainment for the waiting crowd

The Old Lady and her spouse

The Bride and Groom took time out from their haunting to pose for a photo

President John Reimer and other Lions waiting to depart

Lions members waiting to be scared

Zombie mommy!

Pumpkinhead and his date

The Haunted Woods Cast

The Crazy Clowns waiting to scare a wagon full of unsuspecting riders

Father and son ghouls 


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