Renowned author Roald Dahl delighted generations of children with his whimsical stories – among them Charlie and the Chocolate Factory and Matilda. But how well versed are you with Dahl’s darker side? This September 13th we’ll celebrate the anniversary of his birth with a unique presentation of some of Roald Dahl’s more twisted tales. This ain’t no chocolate factory! Saturday, September 13th from 5:00-6:00 p.m.
An Evening with Edgar Allan Poe
Edgar Allan Poe, who lived his last few years in a cottage 20 miles from Sleepy Hollow Cemetery, rises from the dead for an evening of mystery and macabre. Poe, portrayed by Rob Velella, will read favorites from his own stories and poems. Monday, October 13th from 6:00-7:00 p.m. and 8:00-9:00 p.m.
Spooky Stories From Six Feet Under
Kids aged 7 and up are sure to enjoy spine-tingling cemetery tales of ghoulish ghosts, spooky specters, and fiendish fools. The family that screams together, stays together! Sundays, October 19th & 26th from 4:30-5:30 p.m.
Beyond the Legend: Irving’s Ghost Stories
Washington Irving wrote a fair number of haunting ghost stories besides his famous The Legend of Sleepy Hollow. Local storyteller David Neilsen brings some of these gripping tales to life in front of your eyes! Thursdays, October 23 & 30 from 7:00-8:00 p.m.
All events take place in the historic Irving Chapel at the North Gate, 540 N. Broadway. Tickets: children 7 to 12: $8. Over 12 and adults: $12.
Ticket sales go directly to the Sleepy Hollow Cemetery Historic Fund that helps preserve the monuments and memorials.