Thursday, October 27, 2011

Creepy Tales from Frontier Culture Museum ... Halloween haunts begin tonight

Step into the dark shadows if you dare ... it's another year of Creepy Tales at the Frontier Culture Museum. Deep in the hollows and hills of the central Shenandoah Valley, brave souls venture out to see if they are brave enough to make the journey in the darkness as who-knows-what lurks in the inky blackness of the night.

Creepy Tales 2011
Dates: Thursday, Oct. 27; Friday, Oct. 28, Saturday, Oct. 29
Times: 6:30, 7:00, 7:30, 8:00, 830, and 9:00 as the overfill tour
Locations: Native American Site, 1740 farm, 1820 farm, and the School House
Price: $6.00, 4 & under are free.
Reservations: (540) 332-7850

Native American Site – The Spirit of Moontee
Red Paint, a great bear hunter will greet the group at the site and lead them to seats around a fire. Red Paint will tell tales of a great bear he has just killed. A hunter’s tale that has gone wrong and the consequences affect his people and possibly the group.

1740 Farm Site – A Pleasant Evening Gone Wrong
The group will approach the 1740 site through the woods to the farm house and a nice fire. A couple will be singing mournful songs of Ireland. The couple will invite the group to sit and hear their story of their trials and tribulations of a hard journey from Ireland and dealing with a nasty horse thief in Augusta County. Yet the couple and their family are hopeful as they have just received a deed to 500 acres. Life is looking up or is it. The terror of the moment will change everyone forever.

Horse thief and French encampment – The War is Now
The group will be led to an encampment in the middle of the woods. Is it a Shawnee War Party encampment or something worse? Will a great massacre take place or something more terrifying occur? The woods are a scary place.

1820 Farmsite – Guests for Dinner
The group will thankfully make it to 1820’s farm house and be invited into the house by some charming children. Just as it seems everyone will be able to eat a nice meal a terrifying event will take place making the group leave fearing for their lives.

Schoolhouse – An Important Life Lesson
The group will be invited into the school house. A great crime has been committed or has it. The significance of the crime will have consequences for everyone in the room. The group will hear an import life lesson that will haunt them for the rest of their lives.

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