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Hobb’s Grove

by Sarah Peterson-Camacho

Halloween is not cancelled. Even as the coronavirus pandemic has so totally altered life as we know it, the seriously spooky show goes on at Hobb’s Grove, outside Sanger.


Billy Bob Hobb’s Pumpkin Grove

IN THE October 15 ISSUE

FROM THE 2016 Articles,
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andMallory Moad

by Mallory Moad

It’s October, Halloween is just around the corner and everywhere you go, it’s all about the pumpkins. If you’ve really got that autumn feeling down in your bones and feel the need to celebrate those orange gourds, Farmer Billy Bob Hobb’s Pumpkin Grove is the place for you (and your kids, too). Since 2010, the Pumpkin Grove has provided a family-friendly alternative to the scary, night time haunted-house attractions that are all the rage with teenagers and adults but are too intense for children.


by Lorie Lewis Ham

It’s another October and time for Halloween fun for all ages! Here you will find some of the many different options that will be taking place from now until Halloween–there’s something for everyone. Also watch for full articles on some of these events throughout the month, along with other Halloween fun here at KRL!


by Lorie Lewis Ham

I love Halloween! I’m betting many of you do as well, so I compiled a list of several of the Halloween related events happening in the Valley this month. There are events for small children, all the way up to adults. I know I didn’t get anywhere near everything, but there’s a lot here to choose from!


by Lorie Lewis Ham

Hobb’s Grove in Sanger has been a Halloween staple in the Valley and beyond since 1999. People travel from all over to go there during the Halloween season. They have won awards and been listed consistently in the top haunts in the nation! Every year at KRL, we have written something about Hobb’s Grove. This year we have a fun and interesting interview with owner Lore Callahan about how they came to be and what to expect this season. Halloween isn’t complete without a trip to Hobb’s Grove!

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by Lorie Lewis Ham

Every year around this time we have the pleasure of writing something about Hobb’s Grove in Sanger–one of the top Haunts in the country and a very popular place to go during the Halloween season! This year we chatted with their new marketing consultant Geanie Silva about what to expect this Halloween season.


by Lorie Lewis Ham

If you have seen a show at the Reedley Opera House during the last three years, there’s a good chance you have seen Chris Giese, and there’s a really good chance you’ve seen him in a dress! Chris is the subject of our latest local actor profile, highlighting the tremendous amount of talent here in the Valley.


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