I always loved this song – “Spooky” by Classics IV (1968). Get your trick or treat on this month.
Eatonville Food & Folklore
Tuesday, October 26 at 6:30 PM
2121 14th Street, NW
Washington, DC 20009
Osunyoyin Alake, an African American anthro-photo-journalist, initiated priestess of the Yoruba River Goddess Osun (in Osogbo, Nigeria) and sidereal astrologer will be the guest presenter for this month’s 4-course comfort foodie event.
Cajun Fried Eggplant
Haitian Beef Kabobs
Timlice Salad with Grillots and Field Greens
Baked Voodoo Chicken with Red Beans and Rice
and Garlic Bread
Traditional Bread Pudding with Caramel and Raisins
All for $45. Reservations required. Call 202-332-6432
AN EVENING OF EDGAR ALLEN POE AT DUNBARTON HOUSE
October 27, 28 and 29
6:00 p.m. – Bar opens
7:30 p.m – 8.30 p.m. – Performance
Dumbarton House, 2715 Q street NW (just after Dumbarton bridge in
Georgetown -15 minute walk from Dupont Circle metro)
Gothic fancy dress optional (but encouraged).
Purchase tickets at http://aneveningwithpoe.eventbrite.com
General Admission $10.00
Wine and Crepes available for purchase on site
Michael Clements‘ Genki Media LLC has teamed up with The Picnic Theatre Company once again for “An Evening With Edgar Allan Poe.” The company will produce three short 15-minute plays adapted by Robert
“We think people are pretty much bored with the same options for Halloween. How many hollow Halloween parties can go one go to at a nightclub? We’ve taken Poe’s uniquely eerie 19th century plays, and brought them to Washington, so people can get a good ole fashioned fright, plus Poe was from Baltimore, it’s close enough that we think his ghost might come as well,” remarked Picnic Theater co-founder Oli Robinson.
DC Challenge Haunted History Race & Costume Bash
Party at the Old Post Office Pavillion
1100 Pennsylvania Avenue
4:30 PM until 12 midnite
presented by DC Challenge
The 2nd year for costumed Challengers to compete in a “trick or treat” urban race, solving clues to locate ten of the scariest, haunted or infamous spots in DC’s history and collecting candy at each. Then, teams will race back to the finish line at the Old Post Office Pavilion, where a huge Halloween costume bash awaits for all with live music, an enormous costume contest and other treats!
More than $3,000 in cash prizes will reward the ten fastest teams and the ten best costumes. There is a $25 entry fee for teams who want to compete in the challenge. More information and registration available at http://www.dcchallenge.org/.
DIA DE LOS MUERTOS (Day of the Dead) OPEN HOUSE
Mexican Cultural Institute
2829 16th st, NW
Washington D.C. 20009
10 AM – 4 PM
The inauguration of the Día de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) altar, a quintessentially Mexican tradition, is one of the institutes most lively events of the year and always fun for the entire family. This year, the altar will be dedicated to the Mexican Revolution, one of the most important social movements of the 20th century, which celebrates its landmark centennial anniversary in 2010.
The altar will be on display throughout the month of November, Monday through Friday between 10am and 6pm, Saturday from 10am to 4pm.
To make group reservations, please contact email@example.com