Scary (and not so scary) Things To Do In October Part I

By KPass | Local News

Oct 01

Part I   Scary Things…..

All over Wayne County, there are spooky events happening through the end of October. You can visit a haunted museum, frightening woods and a scary Depot District. Whatever level of spookiness you and your family enjoy, you can find it this month!  Check back in for Part II of Scary Things!!

Hayes Arboretum- Witch in the Woods                                                                

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Hayes Arboretum Auto Tour: Witch in the Woods 2016

Every Friday & Saturday night in October

Take a guided tour in your car through the bewitching woods at Hayes Arboretum in search of witches.  Level of scariness…fun for the whole family!  Cost per car 20.00.

Wayne County Historical Museum’s: Haunted Museum

haunted-museumWeekends in October   6:30 -9 p.m.

Make your annual visit to the mummy’s home and discover more beings from the past as you wander the museum and grounds.  Level of scariness: fun for the whole family!

Tales From the Departed

Tales From The Departed, sponsored by the Wayne County Museum. Actors bring past residents of Wayne County back to life at their gravesides.

Tales From The Departed, sponsored by the Wayne County Museum, depicts past residents.

October 1, 2016  1-4 p.m.

Stay in your car or walk the grounds at the Earlham Cemetery and learn about the history of our area from well-known departed storytellers.  Actors in period clothing can give you the inside scoop of things as they were here in Wayne County over 100 years ago.  Cost 10.00/car load.  Level of scariness: fun for the whole family!

Scary Fairy Garden Workshop & Tea

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October 15, 2016 11:00 a.m.

Enjoy creating your own scary fairy garden and having a light Tea at the Tin Cup:Tea & Gift Shop.  The workshop includes a fairy garden kit and a fairy store for more accessories. The tea will include yummy sweet treats and teas.  Cost: 25.00/pair. & includes one fairy garden kit and tea for two.

About the Author

Karole Passmore is a freelance writer who enjoys writing articles and short stories, interviewing local people, and researching non-fiction subject matter– preferably historical. Graduate of RHS, Ivy Tech Richmond, and Earlham College– with a major in History, Karole has spent most of her life in Wayne County and enjoys the quaint atmosphere of a small town.