All aboard, if you dare: Haunted Hickory returns with spooks, screams for all

  • Tyler Partin pretends to eviscerate fellow crew member Ben Bergeron during this year’s Haunted Hickory aboard the U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Hickory on Thursday, Oct. 26, 2017 in Homer, Alaska. Hundreds of residents young and old line up to have the living daylights scared out of them by the Hickory crew and their families, who spend nearly two full days decking out the ship. (Photo by Megan Pacer/Homer News)
  • A concrete block points the way for attendees of this year’s Haunted Hickory event aboard the U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Hickory on Thursday, Oct. 26, 2017 in Homer, Alaska. Hundreds of people lined up and waited to be scared by the ship’s crew in the annual spooky tour. (Photo by Megan Pacer/Homer News)
  • Ben Bergeron jumps out and scares a group of people passing through the deck of the U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Hickory during this year’s Haunted Hickory event Thursday, Oct. 26, 2017 in Homer, Alaska. Admission to the event is two nonperishable food items, and all proceeds go to the Homer Food Pantry. (Photo by Megan Pacer/Homer News)
  • Luis "Gonzo" Gonzalez intimidates a passerby as they near the end of their creepy tour of the U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Hickory during this year’s Haunted Hickory event Thursday, Oct. 26, 2017 in Homer, Alaska. Hundreds of residents young and old line up to have the living daylights scared out of them by the Hickory crew and their families, who spend nearly two full days decking out the ship. (Photo by Megan Pacer/Homer News)
  • A group of young people make their way across the U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Hickory at the start of their spooky tour in this year’s Haunted Hickory event Thursday, Oct. 26, 2017 in Homer, Alaska. They and hundreds of others donated two nonperishable items to get scared by the ship’s crew members and their families during the annual event. (Photo by Megan Pacer/Homer News)
  • A group of young girls make their way cautiously through the U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Hickory during the annual Haunted Hickory event Thursday, Oct. 26, 2017 in Homer, Alaska. Hundreds of residents young and old line up to have the living daylights scared out of them by the Hickory crew and their families, who spend nearly two full days decking out the ship. (Photo by Megan Pacer/Homer News)
  • Ben Bergeron scares a group of youngsters passing through the deck of the U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Hickory during this year’s Haunted Hickory event Thursday, Oct. 26, 2017 in Homer, Alaska. Hundreds of residents young and old line up to have the living daylights scared out of them by the Hickory crew and their families, who spend nearly two full days decking out the ship. (Photo by Megan Pacer/Homer News)
  • Bryan Palmer (left) and Matthew Koran (right) prepare to scare the living daylights out of some kids during this year’s Haunted Hickory event aboard the U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Hickory on Thursday, Oct. 26, 2017 in Homer, Alaska. Admission to the event is two nonperishable food items, and all the proceeds get donated to the Homer Food Pantry. (Photo by Megan Pacer/Homer News)
  • Fresh from being frightened, a group of people walks down off the U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Hickory while dozens more wait in line for this year’s Haunted Hickory event Thursday, Oct. 26, 2017 in Homer, Alaska. Last year, about 1,000 people queued up at the Homer Spit to take a spooky tour of the ship, which the crew spends about two days transforming. (Photo by Megan Pacer/Homer News)

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