Entertainment – October fun in Central City

By Rosemary Fetter

As autumn winds sweep the leaves around your backyard and the days get shorter and chillier, it’s time to head up to Central City for a mini-vacation and some Halloween thrills and chills. In early December, visit Central’s Tommyknocker fair for unique gift items.

tombstoneCreepy Crawls

Oct. 17 -18, 24-25, 7-9 p.m., Visit Central City’s infamous haunts for a spook-tacular Halloween treat. Walk through the dank, dark hallways and peek around cold corners of the city’s most avoided historic landmarks and visit rarely seen areas of the 150+ year old buildings. The 60 minute walking tours are led by guides from Gilpin County Historical Society and feature live, horrifying reenactments of supernatural accounts and bone chilling ghostly encounters at various haunted hot spots throughout town. for a creepy good time, tours leave every :20 minutes (timed entrance)

Check in at  Century Casino’s lower level deli area off of Gregory Street10 minutes before your tour time. No refunds, tours go rain or shine CHECK-IN at Century Casino’s lower level deli area off of Gregory Street 10 minutes before your tour time. No refunds, tours go rain or shine. Tickets $15, available at any King Soopers or City Market location, online at www.ticketswest.com or call 1-866-464-2626. If available, additional tickets may be purchased for $15 on-site. No one younger 21 will be admitted without a parent or guardian and the tours are definitely not for anyone under the age of 16.

For more information, go to www.playcentralcity.com or visit www.gilpinhistory.org.

Tommy Knocker holidays at the Teller House

Dec. 5, 6:30 p.m., Tree lighting across from City Hall,7 p.m., Candlelight Walk to Teller House for family potluck dinner at 7:00pm. Peak to Peak Chorale to perform. All are welcome. Dec. 5 – 7, Tommyknocker craft fair. Visit www.playcentralcity.com.

 

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