Marble Springs State Historic Site will be hosting “Halloween Haunts and Haints” on Saturday, October 26, from 3:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. You can expect to enjoy trick or treating at the historic buildings; children’s craft activities; games, and spooky stories for the young & young at heart! A complete schedule of events can be found at the Marble Springs Facebook page or web site, www.marblesprings.net. A costume parade & contest will begin at 5:00pm so be sure to get here early!! Costume Contest Categories include: Best Fictional, Cutest, Scariest, Most Historical, Most Creative, & Best Overall. Registration begins at 3:00 and closes at 4:45. Registration fee of $1.00 per person is required for participation. The “Halloween Haunts and Haints” Costume Contest is generously sponsored by: Dollywood, Wilderness at the Smokies Hotel and Waterpark Resort, WonderWorks, and Tennessee Smokies Baseball. Thank you for your support! Guest storyteller, Janice Brooks-Headrick, tells folklore, history tales, oral history, ghost tales and traditional tales on her CD, “Strange Things Happen in the Smokies….” Which will be available for sale during the event. She is President of Smoky Mountain Storytellers Association, a non-profit corporation that she organized, and an active member since 1986. Admission: $5.00 16+, $3 ages 4 – 15, ages 3 & under are FREE; Family cap at $20.00; Parking is free. All activities take place at the Marble Springs State Historic Site: 1220 West Governor John Sevier Highway, Knoxville, TN 37920. Programming assistance for this event is provided by the Arts & Heritage Fund and Knox County. Marble Springs is funded under an agreement with the Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation, Tennessee Historical Commission, and supplemented by additional funds raised by the Governor John Sevier Memorial Association.
October 26, 2013
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