This Halloween, families are expected to spend nearly $8 billion celebrating the holiday. That’s a 50 percent jump since just 2005. And a lot of the money is going to costumes. Americans spend about a $1 billion on children’s costumes each year, and another $1.2 billion on adult costumes. How it all got started dates back to the Middle Ages. For the folks at the Theatrical Costume Rental in Minneapolis, 20 percent of their yearly business is done during the month of October. Duck Dynasty, What Does the Fox Say and Jack Sparrow are just a few popular costumes this year.
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It’s watched by millions of television viewers each week — a show featuring a family of camouflage-clad characters and their ZZ Top theme song. A & E’s Duck Dynasty is a reality TV series like no other.
The biggest names in duck hunting are visiting two Twin Cities Christian schools to not only kick off the duck hunting season, but to assist with annual fundraisers. Southwest Christian High School of Chaska and Chapel Hill Academy of Chanhassen will host Si and Al Robertson, the uncle-nephew duo from the uber-popular A&E reality TV show “Duck Dynasty” at 4 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 6.