2017 Skeleton Antics

Skeletons’ 2017 Final Farewell

November 2nd, 2017

WE DID IT!   24 days of skeleton antics – our longest run to date! Bringing the grand total to 80 displays over the past 4 years with NO REPEATS. It took a community effort to bring the skeletons to life this year. Thank you to all the skeleton fans: who shared the love on social […]

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Day 24, 2017 – Quiet Please!

November 1st, 2017

Exhausted after 24 days of Skeleton Antics… the Minions are pampering the Skeletons today and putting them to bed. Would you like another pillow Mr. Skeleton? The skeletons aren’t too pleased that this Minion is still feeling green from eating too much candy. Pumpkin the Rat – is giving him a little lecture on the […]

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Day 23, 2017 – Trick-or-Treat!

October 31st, 2017

Vivian Line was busy with Trick-or-Treaters this evening. Skin-Ann, Bones and Pumpkin were busy handing out treats. “Mom, I dropped my pillowcase!” “I’m feeling a little green!” Aargh Matey… Who will win this pirate battle? Time to go to the next house little vampire… Clowns !!! Who’s the purple man? A few Trick or Treaters… […]

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Day 22, 2017 – Jumping for Joy

October 30th, 2017

The Skeletons of Vivian Line are jumping for joy this morning.  Only one more sleep until Halloween! And of course, they need a little exercise after yesterday’s gourmet burgers. The first skeleton that can touch the leaves gets to hand out candy to the Trick-or-Treaters tomorrow night! Has anyone seen my box of Timbits? SMILE…LAUGH…and […]

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Day 21, 2017 – Bones BBQ and Grill

October 29th, 2017

Bones BBQ and Grill is open for business! Former students of the Stratford Chef’s School are ready to take your order! Bones BBQ – Home of the Giant Burger… If you can eat it all… Your meal is free. Trick is ready for the challenge.  With Halloween only 2 days away, he needs to build […]

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Day 20, 2017 – Picking the Perfect Pumpkin

October 28th, 2017

Yikes!  Only 3 days left until Halloween! The Skeletons woke up this morning and realized they didn’t have any pumpkins to carve… Despite the dispiriting weather the skeletons had a positive frame of mind when they went off to the Pumpkin Patch. Can they find the perfect pumpkin to create their Jack-O-Lanterns… Grim and Reaper […]

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Day 19, 2017 – Hurry Hard!

October 27th, 2017

The Skeletons of Vivian Line thought they would end the week with a fun game of curling. Curling rinks across Canada and around the world are gearing up for another exciting season. Now is a great time to join your local curling club.  Come and throw your first stone. It’s the one time that throwing […]

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Day 18, 2017 – Skeletons Bare it all for Charity

October 26th, 2017

Skeletons of Vivian Line Fire Department “Baring it All” for Charity Calendar. Inspired by the Stratford Fire Department’s 2018 Charitable Calendar to raise money for the Stratford Perth Hospice Foundation, the Skeletons of Vivian Line are creating their own Countdown to Halloween Charitable Calendar Which Skeleton should win the Halloween centrefold? Skin-Ann A firefighter and […]

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Day 17, 2017 – Day Surgery

October 25th, 2017

A mobile day surgery clinic was scheduled for the skeletons today – “BLT Hold the Mayo Clinic”! Skeletons from far and wide come hoping to have their broken bones repaired –which could explain the higher number of skeletons that are on our front lawn today. Trick was the highest priority patient having fallen out of […]

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Day 16, 2017 – Hanging Out

October 24th, 2017

With rain and 70 km winds forecasted for today, the Skeletons of Vivian Line decided to just “Hang Out” in the tree and take it easy. Can someone give me a “leg up”? Skin-Ann, hanging upside down “drip drying” after yesterday’s rain. I hope the skeletons will fix my winter lights while they are up […]

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Find the skeletons in action

You can visit the sketons each October on Vivian Line in Stratford. Watch for the signs.