Its September and we are already seeing Halloween excitement popping up all over. Halloween candy is already flooding the stores. Halloween decorations are slowly starting to appear around neighborhood homes. THE COUNTDOWN HAS BEGUN.

Halloween is becoming almost as popular as Christmas. According to thebalance.com

Shoppers look to get a big bang for the buck, and Halloween delivers. What's the cost of a few bags of Halloween candy? Around 95% of Americans will buy candy, spending $2.6 billion. Almost 72% will purchase Halloween decor, spending $2.7 billion.

The most expensive part of Halloween is costumes. Sixty-seven percent of Americans will spend $3.2 billion on them.

Even our very own University of Montana is getting into the spooky spirit early. The UM campus recently hosted a Haunted Adventure, which allowed people to virtually follow along as experts gave tours of some of the Universities most haunted buildings.

NOW, it looks like they are offering up an encore.

It is all happening September 22nd from 8 til 9:30pm On the UC's Instagram page

According to the official Facebook event page

Back by popular demand, join us for a choose your own ghost adventure Part II! Virtually move through some of UM’s most haunted buildings with some student spooky specialists.

Join us LIVE on the University Center’s Instagram
@universitycenter to see where UM's haunted past will take you!!!!

To request an accessibility accommodation, please contact Karen Schlatter at karen.schlatter@umontana.edu.

Don't think the University of Montana campus is haunted? Take it from me, as a member of a local group of paranormal investigators, there are definitely some unexplained things happening around the 125 year old campus.

Everything from the Phantom Classroom in Rankin Hall (read full story)

to the ghostly image of a shadow woman captured in the University Theater

KC/TSM