It’s that time of year that all kinds of spooky things start happening in Madison. It all starts on Friday, October 17 with Night Spirits from 7 – 9 p.m. at Lanier Mansion State Historic Site. Beginning at 7pm groups of 15 depart from the Visitor’s Center at 15 minute intervals. During the tour, guests encounter costumed actors with tales to tell. Reservations recommended. $10pp. Appropriate for ages 14 and older. Contact Gerry Reilly at 812.273.0556.
On Friday & Saturday, October 17 & 18, you can board the Madison Trolley for a Haunted Mystery Tour for a fun spooky ride around Madison. Times are 7 and 8:30pm at the Gazebo on the riverfront. Always a popular event so reservations are recommended, 812-701-4013. $15 adults, $5 children 10 & under
On October 24 & 31, Lanier Mansion is having a special Flashlight Tour at 8pm. This is a behind the scenes tour by flashlight. $10 adults, $8 seniors and $5 children. Reservations required 812-273-0556.
For the kids, Lanier Mansion is hosting Spooky Mansion on Saturday, October 25 from 6-8pm. Kids will enjoy trick-or-treating, ghosts and stories, creepy crafts, and walking through the spine-tingling basement. $3/child with 1 free adult per child. For more info, call 812-273-0556. BOO!
In the mood for a Spooky Secret Supper? This progressive dinner is on October 28 at 6pm and 6:45pm. Leave your broomsticks at home, the Madison Trolley will take you where you need to be. It’s $35pp inclusive, alcoholic beverages are available but not included in the price. Reservations recommended, 812-274-0301 or 812-701-4013.