10/9/2013 10:19:00 AM Don't panic, costumes galore at Spirit Halloween Gallery
Undead or alive?
From left, clerk Victoria Madden, assistant manager Joshua Ribble and manager
Brian Yarbrough nearly blend in with an assortment of masks as they model some of the offerings at the Spirit Halloween Gallery in Prescott Valley.
Trib Photo/Cheryl Hartz
The seasonal Spirit Halloween Gallery in the former Hollywood Video store in Prescott Valley is an experiment for Spencer's (Spencer Gifts).
The corporation already has a Spirit Halloween store location in Prescott, at the Frontier Village, along with a Haunted House in the former Old Navy location.
"That store is three times the size of ours," manager Brian Yarbrough said. "This store is a first for Prescott Valley."
He has help from assistant managers Joshua Ribble and Alex Oakley to present their wide stock in the best displays possible.
The gallery offers costumes, masks, makeup and accessories in all genres for all ages and sizes. Even the tiniest tots can dress up as Sally or Jack Skellington from the animated film, Nightmare Before Christmas.
"Monster High has been huge for young (pre-teen) girls," Yarbrough said. "Super heroes are what little boys want."
He said adult tastes vary from sexy to scary and are "all over the place."
The store opened late in September and will remain open until Nov. 8. Hours currently are 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Monday through Saturday, and 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Sunday. Yarbrough said the store will offer extended hours as Halloween gets closer.