Encounter the literary spirits of The Old Manse the weekend before Halloween. Join us for attic tours and readings of spooky stories Hawthorne wrote while living at the Old Manse and stay for s’mores around our fire pit! Your ticket price includes an attic tour, oppertunity to attend one or more of the readings, and s’mores.
Schedule of Events
Secrets of the Attic: Join a guide to explore the Old Manse attic by night and learn about ghostly encounters and frightening experiences as described by residents and authors. Tour lasts 30 minutes; 5:00, 6:00, 7:00, 8:00. Please select tour time when purchasing tickets; each tour is limited to 10 participants. If you are not interested in an attic tour but wish to attend the reading and enjoy s’mores, door tickets will be available.
Dramatic readings of Hawthorne’s short stories telling of temptation, death, sin and witches, including Graves and Goblins and Young Goodman Brown will take place at 5:30, 6:30, and 7:30.
S’mores will be available from 5-8:30