Ghost Town – Rainy Day Fun

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Looking for some Hallowe’en activities on this rainy Sunday? Look no further! There are several rain-or-shine activities in Annapolis Royal today as GHOST TOWN continues…

Visit our Ghostly Gardens today – wear your boots, bring an umbrella… it is spookier in the rain! Dine at Founders House Dining & Drinks during their first ever Ghost Town Brunch. This evening head on down to St. Luke’s and take part in the Great Pumpkin Singalong.

Details below…

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GHOSTLY GARDENS BY DAYLIGHT

Every day October 19-31, 9am – 5pm

  • Explore the Annapolis Royal Historic Gardens, with a ghostly twist.
  • Visit the Witch’s Lair, Bat Cave, Giant Spider Web, Musician’s Graveyard, and more
  • A hauntingly good time for the whole family
  • Be sure to browse the Gardens Shop for some ghoulish deals
  • Admission by donation. (Suggested donation of $10 per family)

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Ghost Town Brunch at Founders House Dining & Drinks

Sunday October 28, 9:30am – 2pm

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The Great Pumpkin Singalong

Sunday, October 28, 7pm-8pm

  • At St Luke’s Anglican Church
  • Some of your favourite Peanuts cartoon quotes set to familiar Christmas music – a lighthearted event about pumpkins.
  • Admission by donation

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Rain??? Who cares!

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Rain? Who cares? GHOST TOWN events are just CREEPIER in the rain, so don your boots, grab and umbrella, and join us!
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Ghostly Gardens ends tonight – so this is your LAST chance! Stop by 6:30-8:30pm.  Then head on down to St. Luke’s for some Ghost Stories, and end the day with a Graveyard Tour, or the Rocky Horror Picture Show, or even a Hallowe’en Dance.
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For schedule & lots of other info explore our website: http://www.ExploreGhostTown.com
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Humerus & Patella, our spokeskeletons, were very very excited to see some of their favourite old friends return to the Gardens. Lots of bats, witches, ghosts… and the Big Giant Heads. And new scary creatures they hadn’t seen before!
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Join us!
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Ghost Town – some great events!

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Lots to do in Annapolis Royal in the coming days, as part of Ghost Town. Check out the Week #2 Schedule:

RAIN OR SHINE… the spirits of Annapolis Royal await you during WEEK 2 of GHOST TOWN

 

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Friday & Saturday – our AFTER DARK events

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GHOSTLY GARDENS AFTER DARK: October 26 and 27

6:30-8:30pm – Rain or Shine!

  • A hauntingly good time for the whole family at the Annapolis Royal Historic Gardens… after dark!
  • New features & creatures each year
  • Young Company Productions “The Mystery of Jerome” – 3 performances each night
  • Suitable for all ages (children must be accompanied by an adult)
  • Tickets $7 per adult, $5 per child (12 & under)
  • Purchase tickets online, or at the door.
  • Information: 902-532-7018

 

CANDLELIGHT GRAVEYARD TOURS: October 26 and 27

9:30pm – Rain or Shine!

  • Join Alan Melanson as he introduces you to ghosts of our past!
  • Meet at Fort Anne National Historic Site (main parking area)
  • Tickets $10 Adult, $5 Youth (13-18), $3 Children (12 & under)
  • Show your Ghostly Garden Ticket for a discount
  • Tickets sold at the door

 

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EVERY DAY FUN by Daylight!

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GHOSTLY GARDENS BY DAYLIGHT

Every day October 19-31, 9am – 5pm

  • Explore the Annapolis Royal Historic Gardens, with a ghostly twist.
  • Visit the Witch’s Lair, Bat Cave, Giant Spider Web, Musician’s Graveyard, and more
  • A hauntingly good time for the whole family
  • Be sure to browse the Gardens Shop for some ghoulish deals
  • Admission by donation. (Suggested donation of $10 per family)

 

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AND LOTS MORE around the community…

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Haunted Winter Farmers Market – Saturday October 27, 9am-noon

  • Enjoy local fare from our ghostly vendors at the Annapolis Royal Winter Farmers Market in the Historic Gardens
  • Explore the Ghostly Gardens By Daylight while you enjoy coffee and a treat

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Bach Among the Ghosts – October 25, 26, 27, 29 and 30, 7pm-8pm

  • A casual evening of ghost stories and Bach interludes at St Luke’s Anglican Church
  • Drop in for 15 minutes, or stay for an hour! Admission by donation

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19th Annual Hallowe’en Party – Saturday October 27, 10am-11am

  • Join our friends at Home Hardware for some Hallowe’en fun
  • Free. No registration required. Call 902-532-7080

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The Rocky Horror Picture Show – Saturday October 27, 9pm

  • Dig out your costumes – the 1970’s cult classic is BACK!
  • Do the Time Warp at this iconic Hallowe’en flick at King’s Theatre
  • Reserved seating – all tickets $12. Bar opens at 8:00pm.
  • Information: King’s Theatre Website. Call 902-532-7704

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Hallowe’en Dance – Saturday October 27, 9pm – 1am

  • Get your ghoul on and dance the night away to the tunes of the Hourglass Band.
  • Costume contest, drink specials, etc
  • Port Royal Legion – Branch 21. Tickets $10. Call 902-532-5196

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Ghost Town Brunch – Sunday October 28, 9:30am – 2pm

  • A specially themed Sunday Brunch experience at Founders House Dining & Drinks
  • Information & Reservations: 902-532-0333 or  www.foundershousedining.com

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Pumpkin Carving Workshop – Sunday October 28, 1pm

  • At the Town Amphitheatre. Pumpkins and tools provided
  • Pre-registration required. Call 902-955-1205

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The Great Pumpkin Singalong – Sunday, October 28, 7pm-8pm

  • At St Luke’s Anglican Church
  • Some of your favourite Peanuts cartoon quotes set to familiar Christmas music – a lighthearted event about pumpkins. Admission by donation

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Midnight Mass – Tuesday, October 30, 11:30pm

  • At St Luke’s Anglican Church

 

 

Final Night!

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Yes, Saturday October 28 is the final night for AFTER DARK activities during GHOST TOWN 2017. Lots of fun to be had!

  • International Observe the Moon Night – 6:00pm at Fort Anne
  • Ghostly Gardens AFTER DARK – open 6:30pm-8:30pm at Historic Gardens
  • The Haunt – “from dark til death” at Far Fetched
  • Rocky Horror Picture Show – 9:00pm at King’s Theatre
  • Candlelight Graveyard Tour – starts at 9:30pm at Fort Anne

Annapolis Royal is THE place to be tonight. Join us… IF YOU DARE!

 

TONIGHT – Ghostly Gardens and More!

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Join us in Annapolis Royal tonight for some pre-Halloween fun during GHOST TOWN.

Ghostly Gardens AFTER DARK is open from 6:30pm – 8:30pm. Enjoy our Musician’s Graveyard, Deadman’s Pond, a Witch’s Lair, the Enchanted Forest, and more… then head over to our Elm Street Cafe for hot chocolate and cookies or gather around our bonfire.

Maybe you want to explore the main street for a while in the dark and duck into The Haunt behind Far Fetched along the way.

Then head down to Fort Anne for a Graveyard Tour starting at 9:30pm.

Join us in Annapolis Royal tonight… IF YOU DARE!! For a full schedule of events, click HERE.

Ghostly Gardens 2017 Map

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Staff at the Historic Gardens have released the map for the 2017 edition of Ghostly Gardens. Many of the traditional features are back, and there are lots of new twists as well.  Have a look…

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Ghostly Gardens will be open October 20-31 by daylight (9-5), admission by donation. And for 4 special nights, experience Ghostly Gardens AFTER DARK – October 20, 21 and October 27, 28… open from 6:30pm-8:30pm.

Fun for the whole family. Join us… IF YOU DARE!