Celebrate Halloween at the Museum

ABOYNE – The Wellington County Museum and Archives (WCMA) is hosting several spooktacular events this year to celebrate Halloween:

– Murder Mystery nights (ages 14+), Oct. 21 and 22, starting at 7pm. Get out your detective skills for this live theatrical performance, complete with hors d’oeuvres, drinks, and live music. Tickets are $50 per person plus HST;

– Cemetery Tours (ages 14+), Oct. 21, 22, 28, and 29, 7 to 9pm. Explore the burial sites of the former “Poor House.” Tickets are $15 per person plus HST;

– Hallow Tots Party, Oct. 31, 10 to 11am. All little ghouls and goblins are invited and the event is perfect for children under five. There’ll be crafts, games, stories, and trick-or-treating. Pre-registration is required and admission is by donation; and

– Pumpkin Walk, Nov. 1, 9am to 4:30pm. Show off your Jack O’Lanterns at this annual event. At dusk, pumpkins will be lit for one last show. Pre-registration is not required and admission by donation (or pumpkin).

“We’ve put together an incredible lineup of Halloween programming,” said programme assistant Emily Peters. “We hope to see many familiar and new faces at the museum this year.”

For more information, to purchase tickets or pre-register for events, visit www.wellington.ca/museum.

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