We had a monstrously good time Saturday night when my sister Nancy treated a group of us to tickets to Pageant of the Monsters in Laguna Beach.
Held in the Festival of the Arts area, this spooky Halloween event takes you on a tour backstage at the Pageant of the Masters theatre where famous and infamous characters act out scenes and ghouls jump out to scare you! My favorites were the statues that were not really statues at all, but people painted and posed to look like statues! They were so real that it was amazing. After wandering around in the backstage area and seeing a séance with flying ghosts and other great things, we ended up in the outdoor theatre area and sat under the stars to watch the Phantom of the Opera part of the show. It was a lovely night and I could have sat out there for hours – it was magical!
We also had dinner at Cedar Creek Inn – yum! We got a table in a little section of the restaurant that featured a stained glass window that looked out on Forest Avenue in Laguna Beach. If you’ve never been to this corner of the world, it is really a special place to come visit. We lived in Laguna Beach when I was a kid – Dad is a painter and had a studio there for a couple of years. Laguna is such a magical place! Thank you Nancy for a fun night in one of my favorite towns : - )