Enjoy the creepy happenings of Halloween at Heritage Square Museum during the Ninth Annual Halloween and Mourning Tours program. This two day event, hosted on Saturday and Sunday, October 27 and 28, is perfect for the whole family to enjoy. The program runs from 12 to 4 p.m. each day.
Learn all about death and mourning etiquette during the Victorian era and participate in a funeral inside one of our historic homes. Find out about the movement of Spiritualism; what it was, who followed it and why, and perhaps have your future foretold by a fortune teller. See how other cultures celebrate and remember their loved. Finally, discover how even the intricate details of clothing played a role how Victorians showed their loss of a loved one.
On Sunday, (Oct 28), the Halloween and Mourning Tours program is more family friendly. Children ages 2 to 12 may come play period games, make 19th century harvest crafts, choose a pumpkin from the pumpkin patch (while supplies last), and listen to spooky stories in the Ford House by the San Gabriel Valley Storytellers.
The Greasy Wiener food truck will be at Heritage Square on Sunday from 12 to 3:30 p.m. selling some delicious hot dogs and sausages for the whole family to enjoy. Before settling as a food truck in Los Angeles in March, 2010, The Greasy Wiener first originated in Tucson, Arizona, and later as a hot dog stand by the beaches in San Diego in 2008. Their wieners are custom beef dog made with German spices and contain no fillers, by products or hormones.
Museum admission prices are $10.00 for Adults, $8.00 for Seniors over 65, $5.00 for Children 6 to 12 years, and Free for Children under 6 and Museum members. For more information about Halloween and Mourning Tours, call the museum offices from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at (323) 225-2700.