PHOTO GALLERY: Shryocks Callaway Farms and Bass Pro Shop provide entertainment during fall
Saturday, October 22, 2011 | 6:51 p.m. CDT;
updated 9:18 p.m. CDT, Saturday, October 22, 2011
Christina Ninninger, 5, from St. Louis, tries to pick up a gourd at Shryocks Callaway Farms east of Columbia Saturday. Christina struggled with the gourd as she was warned to be careful and not break it in two.
COLUMBIA — Visitors from across Missouri explored Shryocks Callaway Farms' corn maze located east of Columbia on Saturday. This is the 10th maze grown by Shryocks Callaway Farms. Previous designs of the maze drew inspiration from the MU and St. Louis Cardinals logos and Mount Rushmore.
Others spent their Saturday roasting marshmallows or working on crafts at Bass Pro Shop. These activities are a part of a series of Halloween events the retail store is hosting during October.
From left, Braden 9, Logan 8, Leyton 8, Jared and Kelly Bain read the question on one of the checkpoints in the corn maze at Shryocks Callaway Farms on Saturday. Guests wandered the maze looking for eight hidden checkpoints with questions written on them. Once found, they could then punch the answer on an orange card they received at the start
Paige Farmer, 7, leads Maddie Farmer 3, along the twists and turns of the corn maze at Shryocks Callaway Farms east of Columbia Saturday. This is the 10th year for the farm to do a corn maze. They have done different designs themed like MU logos, Mount Rushmore and the St. Louis Cardinals.
Members of the Noel family, from left, Bella, 9, Mindy, Ruth and Xander 2, utilize the high vantage point of a bridge in the middle of the Shryocks Callaway Farms corn maze to decide which direction to head off in during their search of more checkpoints Saturday. The Noels of Fulton came out to the corn maze while Mindy and Ruth's husbands went to the MU football game against Oklahoma State University.
Mason Peters, 4, and his father, Shannon Peters roast marshmallows together on the patio of Bass Pro Shop on Saturday afternoon. This event was part of a free Halloween series the store is hosting through the end of October.
Samantha Vavra, 6, looks at her burnt marshmallow during a free marshmallow roast at Bass Pro Shop on Saturday afternoon. Vavra was at the store with her grandmother and sister having fall portraits taken and making crafts during the afternoon event. This was part of a series of Halloween events that Bass Pro Shop will be having during the rest of October.
Sierra Lucas, 10, colors a trick-or-treat bag provided by Bass Pro Shop during a craft event in the store on Saturday, Oct. 22, 2011. Lucas was out with her father and two sisters to enjoy the fall day. This was part of a series of Halloween events that Bass Pro Shop will be having through the rest of October.
Alyssa Lucas, 8, jokes with Nat Thompson, Bass Pro Shop employee, during the Halloween craft event in the store on Saturday, Oct. 22, 2011. This was part of a series of Halloween events that Bass Pro Shop will be having through the rest of October.
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