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“BooFest” schedule

October 24, 2016
Shepherdstown Chronicle

A detailed schedule for Shepherdstown's fourth annual Halloween "BooFest" has now been released. BooFest will begin Oct. 25, and conclude with trick-or-treating and other events Halloween night, Monday, Oct. 31.

It will include a wide variety of activities that everybody can enjoy, with a special emphasis on activities for children and families.

Most activities will be free and everyone will be welcome.

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Watch the Shepherds-town Visitors Center website at www. shepherdstown.info for schedule updates. For more information, contact Marianne Davis at 304-876-2786 or svc@ shepherdstown.info.

2016 SHEPHERDSTOWN BOOFEST SCHEDULE

NOTE: All events are free except those marked with an *

Tuesday, Oct. 25

10:30 a.m.-12 noonHalloween Parade and Storytime. Sponsored by the Shepherdstown Public Library for infants through age 5. Meet outside Library for parade; Storytime in Community Club afterwards

Wednesday, Oct. 26

4:30-8 p.m. Spooktacular, kid-friendly, all-you-can-eat dinner* Shepherd University Dining Hall, East Campus

7-9 p.m.16th Annual Shep-or-Treat For children under age 14 and their families. Shepherd University East Campus

6-10 p.m. Wicked Wednesday Humorous Horror Double Feature at the Shepherdstown Opera House. ("Little Shop of Horrors" at 6 p.m.; "Rocky Horror Picture Show" at 8 p.m.)

Thursday, Oct. 27

6:30-8 p.m. Poe & Prix Fixe with Music* Dinner with readings from works by Edgar Allen Poe. Bistro 112

Friday, Oct. 28

7-8:30 p.m. Mysteries Walk with Dana Mitchell* Meet in front of the library

9 p.m.-1 a.m. Vampire Ball* Shepherdstown Community Club

9 p.m. Halloween with Freekbass & The Bump Assembly & With the Pinata Project* Shepherdstown Opera House

Saturday, Oct. 29

9 a.m.-3 p.m. Antiques and Collectibles Sale Shepherdstown Train Station.

10 a.m. Shepherdstown Visitors Center's BooFest Welcome Center Opens King & German street intersection

10 a.m.-5 p.m. Shepherdstown Historic Museum Open. German Street

11 a.m.-6:30 p.m.BooFest Welcome Center, Registration for Tours Begins. King Street & German street intersection

11 a.m.-2 p.m. Children's Art & Crafts King Street

11 a.m.-5 p.m. Children's Games King Street

11 a.m.-5 p.m. Children'' Spooky Story Walk. Town Run behind the Little House. Sponsored by the Potomac Valley Audubon Society

11 a.m.-5 p.m. History Carriage Rides* Start at King & German street intersection

12 noon Halloween Story-time with Miss Anne. For ages 4 and up. Shepherdstown Public Library

12-2 p.m. Haunted Hallway for Young Children Shepherdstown Community Club

12-3 p.m. Street Music In front of Library

1-3 p.m.The Little House Open. Princess Street

2-4 p.m.Haunted Hogs Poker Run Winner & Bike Judging. King Street

2-4 p.m.Face Painting King Street

2-3 p.m."Ghosts of Shepherdstown" Discussion & Demonstration with Bill Hartley. Opera House

2:30-5:30 p.m. Roleplaying games for big kids. McMurran Hall

3-6 p.m.History Walks* Half-hour walking tours of the town

3:15-5:15 p.m. "Ghosts of Shepherdstown" Screening

Favorite episodes from the Season. Shepherdstown Opera House

4-5 p.m. "Ghosts of Shepherdstown" Walk with Dana Mitchell*. Meet at the BooFest Welcome Center at King & German street intersection

4-6 p.m.Zombie Face Painting. King Street

5:30-6:30 p.m. Meet the Stars of "Ghosts of Shepherdstown." Poster, DVDs and picture signing. McMurran Hall

6-7 p.m. "Thriller" Dance & Witches Street Party. King Street

6:30-8:30 p.m. Creepy Cocktail Crawl* At participating downtown restaurants

7-8:30 p.m. Mysteries Walk with Dana Mitchell* Meet in front of the Shepherdstown Library

7:30-9:30 p.m. Rumsey Park Haunted Walk. Register at BooFest Welcome Center at King & German street intersection

9 p.m. Halloween with the Christian Lopez Band* Shepherdstown Opera House

Sunday, Oct. 30

10 a.m.-5 p.m. Shepherds-town Historic Museum Open. German Street

1 p.m. Shepherdstown Visitors Center's BooFest Welcome Center Opens. King & German street intersection

1-3 p.m.Free Halloween Family Movies Shepherdstown Opera House

1-3 p.m.The Little House Open. Princess Street

1-3 p.m.Children's Spooky Story Walk. Town Run behind the Little House. Sponsored by the Potomac Valley Audubon Society

1-5 p.m.History Carriage Rides*. Start at King & German street intersection

1:30-3:30 p.m. History Walks* Half-hour walking tours. Leave from King Street

2-3 p.m.Musical Concert for Children. King Street

2:-4 p.m. Halloween Photo Booth King Street

3:30-4:30 p.m. Costume Competition King Street

4:30-5:30 p.m. "Ghosts of Shepherdstown" Walk with Dana Mitchell* Meet at the BooFest Welcome Center at King & German streets

Monday, Oct. 31

Dusk Halloween Trick or Treat Witches & Ghouls Dance Party German Street

6 p.m. Haunted Hallway for Young Children Shepherdstown Community Club

7 p.m. "Macbeth" performance & post-show costume party* Black Box Theater, Princess Street

7 p.m. Kid-Friendly Halloween Dance Party

Town Run Brewing Company

9 p.m. Halloween with Primate Fiasco Band* Shepherdstown Opera House (Includes Costume Competition that begins at 10, with winners announced at 11.)0

 
 
 

 

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