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Blankets, beach chairs, and flashlights
Flashlights cast an eerie glow on these intrepid people who walked the corn maze at in the dead of night at the FARM Institute in Edgartown last Friday. (From left) Chelsea Mercier, Jeremy Mercier, Nicholas Cardoza, and Caleb Hallett. Photos by Ralph Stewart
Last Friday night was downright cold. I know because I was sitting on a beach chair, wrapped in two blankets, on the lawn at the FARM Institute in Edgartown, and having a ball. "Twilight at the FARM" brought out more than 150 hardy folks to watch two "Twilight Zone" episodes and a Simpson's Halloween special outside, on a big screen. After the show, most people took their flashlights and ventured into the corn maze. Funds from this event benefited the institute's educational programs.
(From left) Amy Bates, Kristin Timmons, and Erica McCarron sit under a pile of blankets.
The "Twilight Zone" episode "To Serve Man" was met with some laughter when the 9-foot, 350-pound Kanamit spaceman came on the screen. All the make-up couldn't disguise actor Richard Kiel who went on to play the wonderful villain Jaws in the 007 film "Moonraker."