By: Wes Wallace
Sides watches her three children and niece go from car to car, instead of door to door. The Trunk or Treat concept is nothing new, but it's one many parents are turning to just to cut out the "what if" factor. "We started doing it as an outreach to the community," says Brenda Shadron, a member at Grace United Methodist Church, "It's truly a fun and safe place for the kids."
The only scary sight around are the car trunks themselves, all decked out in spooky fashion. A big black spider made of garbage bags and other materials sits atop Shadron's car. "It doesn't really take the fun out of trick or treating," explains Shadron, "They like it, it's just like one stop shopping for them."