Oct. 15/VINCENNES – 7-10 p.m. at Vincennes State Historic Site. Things are about to get a little spooky! Explore downtown Vincennes during a guided evening walk and hear local ghost stories and other scary tales at various locations – just in time for Halloween. Registration required by noon on Oct. 15. This program begins at the Old State Bank, 114 N. Second St., Vincennes, and is recommended for ages 15+. Tickets per person are $15. >MORE
On Oct. 23, 6-8 p.m. The site will host a Spook-A-Licious Extravaganza. This program is recommended for ages 4-11. Register by noon that day Tickets are $5. >MORE
MYSTERY AT THE MANSION: SEALED WITH A KISS
Oct. 15 & 29- SOUTH BEND –The First tour leaves at 5:30 p.m. It’s 1955 and what a year it is! The Seven Year Itch starring Marilyn Monroe has just been released and the Brooklyn Dodgers have taken the World Series against the New York Yankees. Closer to home, industrial espionage is underway at Ball-Band, with design plans for their self-sealing fuel cell–intended for the military–now in jeopardy. Participants will need to listen carefully to all the clues to discover the villain at The History Museum’s Mystery at the Mansion. Tickets are $20 for adults and $15 for members. Reservations are strongly recommended; tours are limited.
Oct. 15, 16, 22, 23 29, 30/NEW ALBANY – 7-11 p.m. at the Culbertson Mansion State Historic Site. Scaring visitors since 1985, the Culbertson Mansion’s annual haunted house is full of thrills and chills taking place in the mansion’s Carriage House. After the mansion was auctioned off, the Carriage House fell into disuse, but dark legends abound concerning fires, spiritual activity and even demonic possession. Are you brave enough to enter? Come if you dare! Masks are strongly encouraged during this event. Reserve your tickets at the door.
GHOST STORIES UNDER THE OCTOBER SKY
T.C. Steele State Historic Site 4220 T C Steele Rd., Nashville, IN 47448
Oct. 15/NASHVILLE – Join us near the cemetery at T.C. Steele from 7-9 p.m. for an evening under the stars as you experience thrills and chills from spooky storytelling by the Bloomington Storytellers Guild. Pack a flashlight, a blanket, and a picnic and hear famous and local ghost stories. This program is recommended for ages 8+.
Oct. 20, 21, 27, 28/INDIANAPOLIS – 7-8 p.m. and 8:30 – 9:30 p.m. at the Indiana State Museum Venture through the dark museum on this flashlight tour to visit some of the creepiest artifacts as staff share how these items are connected to supernatural rumors and Indiana folklore. The museum will have flashlights for you to use. Be sure to wear comfortable clothing and shoes for this walking tour. Be aware that the museum can be chilly at night when all the lights are out. Registration required by noon the day of the program. Admission is $18. >MORE