2012-10-10 / News

Henricus to host spooky events

Henricus Historical Park, site of the second permanent English settlement in the New World, will present “Haunted Henricus: Things That Go Bump in the Night” on Oct. 19 and 20. Join colonists and Virginia Indians by the fireside of 1611-1622 Virginia as they recount eerie and strange tales of their homeland.

Representatives from Transcend Paranormal will be on site to share findings of modern-day paranormal activity at Henricus Historical Park. Haunted tours will run from 7:30-9:30 p.m. and last about one hour. Refreshments will be available and include cookies, apple cider and hot chocolate.

Admission is $8 for adults and $6 for children 6-12. Registration is required by Oct. 17 by calling 748-1611. Haunted tours are not appropriate for children younger than 6.

New this year will be a paranormal investigation and sleepover for 25 adults both nights. Transcend Paranormal will lead these activities which will take place from 10 p.m. to 8 a.m. Registration will not begin for Saturday’s investigation and sleepover until Friday is booked. Combined admission for the haunted tour and paranormal investigation is $20; register by calling 748-1611 before Oct. 17.

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