Hobby Lobby Worships The Great Pumpkin With Halloween Tree

Hobby Lobby, with its devout Christian ownership, isn’t the first store we’d think of to honor the Great Pumpkin. Yet reader James spotted this festive tree back in mid-September.

Christmas creep in craft stores isn’t normally worth a second glance. After all, if you want to finish your cross-stitched stockings and penguin-festooned potholders in time for December, you need to get started early.

But this tree is different somehow.

It’s seasonally appropriate, but also not.

We’re confused.