October Festival Guide

Haunts of Richmond & Other Halloween Picks!

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RICHMOND, VA. (WTVR): A Ghostly Walking Tour through some of Richmond’s most haunted neighborhoods is what you can expect from Haunts of Richmond Walking Ghost Tours. The Tour takes you through parts of Church Hill, Shockoe Bottom, Capitol Hill, and Hollywood Cemetery are just a few stops. Tours are Thursdays through Saturday at 9 p.m., for details visit www.hauntsofrichmond.com.

American Seance at The American Civil War Center At Historic Tredegar, 500 Tredegar Street, Richmond, through November 1st for this mysterious evening’s entertainment. The story centers on Mr. and Mrs. Nelson as they seek to communicate to their son who lost his life during the Civil War. Tickets $5 on-line, Please be patient, the link can take a minute to load. For details call 804.780.1865 or visit www.tredegar.org.

Halloween Hoopla! At Children’s Museum of Richmond, Central, Thursday, October 31st. 4 – 8 p.m.,  open to Adults and children, come dressed in your Halloween best for an evening full of family fun Enjoy trick-or-treating in our Spooky Village, play fun games like pin the nose on the Jack-O-Lantern, paint pumpkins in The Backyard and enjoy Blue Bell ice cream donated by The Dairy Bar, Tickets will be available online until 2:00pm, Oct. 31, 2013. For details visit www.c-mor.org/events/halloween-hoopla.

Historic All Hallows Eve” event at Blandford Cemetery, Thursday, October 31, from 6:00 p.m. until the final tour at 8:40 p.m. The tours will include the lives of Revolutionary War soldier Erasmus Gill, Victorian women Mary Logan and Nora Davidson, and War of 1812 soldier Captain Richard McRae. No parking allowed at the cemetery, event parking is at the gravel lot across from the Farmer’s Market, next to the McIlwaine House (corner of Cockade Alley and River Street) in Old Towne, Petersburg. Tour participants will board a shuttle bus and be transported to the Reception Center at the cemetery. After arrival and check-in, tour guides will meet each scheduled group and proceed to the cemetery. Reservations and ticket purchases are in advance at the Blandford Church Reception Center, 111 Rochelle Lane.Admission is $7.00. For more information, call (804) 733-2396.


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