Wednesday, October 27, 2010
Halloween "Creepy Tales" ... candlelight tours of Staunton's Frontier Culture Museum
It's Halloween and that means "Creepy Tales" at Staunton's Frontier Culture Museum in the Shenandoah Valley. Join guides for candlelight tours Thursday through Saturday, October 28-30 ... if you dare! Walk the darkened pathways through the farmsteads of Ireland, England, Germany, Africa, and America ... you never know what you will find ... or who will find you!
Call (540) 332-7850 to make reservations. Space is limited! Admission is $6 per person. Ages 4 and under are free. Tours begin at 7:00 pm and run until 9:00, each tour leaving on the half-hour. Some time slots are filling quickly. Hurry ... you don't want to miss your "Creepy Tales."
“The Terrifying Trail” – A witch will great the group and warn them that danger lies ahead and to turn back before it is too late.
“Mungo Park’s Mistake” – "Mungo Park, and his brother-in-law, exploring the course of the Niger River are lost in Igboland. They are in need of food and rest, the rest of the party is sick with a fever, and have come upon an empty Igbo compound.
“The Oak Tree Pond Monster” – A Yeoman farmer is being tormented by a monster that is leading the farm family into lunacy.
“John Lewis and the Murder of Mungo Campbell” – This creepy tale is based on a true story. John Lewis was a real person who was a successful tenet farmer who murdered his landlord Mungo Campbell over a rent issue.
“A Hördt Carol” – You will be met on the German farm by two spirits from the village of Hördt. A difficult decision needs to be made and the spirits need help or the group will suffer sever and painful consequences.