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Halloween: A Haunted History

When: Fri., Oct. 18, 6-7 p.m. 2019

In a new multimedia presentation, author Kevin Woyce will be here to explore the strange history of Halloween, from Old World harvest festivals to our modern family holiday. With original photographs and vintage images, he reveals the origins of the Jack O'Lantern and other seasonal traditions; tells the stories behind the 1930 "War of the Worlds" radio broadcast and the first monster movies, and takes audiences on an eerie tour of haunted lighthouses and hotels. Ages 16 and up.

Price: Free

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