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Posted On Oct 29 2015
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 A local fall festival and haunted houses near and not so near made this week’s list.

In Cheltenham

Saturday, October 31

Elkins Park Fall Festival             10 a.m. – 5 p.m.

 EP Fall Festival 2015Enjoy a day of music at 5 different venues in Elkins Park, Parktoberfest kids activities, and the Creekside Co-op 3rd Anniversary Celebration at this free event.

Read the Citizens’ Call article for more details.



In the Area

Friday, October 30

Ryerss Halloween Ghost Tour              7 – 9 p.m.

RyerssThe White Pines resident improv ensemble, Bright Invention, has put together a family friendly “ghost tour” where you will meet your “favorite or not so favorite characters from the Ryerss past.” The tour takes place in the Ryerss family mansion that is now a museum and library. Tours are every half hour beginning at 7:00. Advance ticket purchase required.

Visit the site to purchase tickets

The Ryerss Museum and Library is located at 7370 Central Avenue in Burholme Park, Fox Chase.

25th Annual Terror Behind the Walls  at the Eastern State Penitentiary

Recognized as one of the top haunted houses in the country, be prepared for the scare of your life as you go behind Terrorthe massive walls of this former prison at night. Six attractions, with names such as “Detritus” and “Lock Down,” featuring over 200 performers, animatronics, custom designed sets, and digital sound await the brave of heart. All proceeds benefit the prison, a National Historic Landmark. This event runs through November 7, 2015.

Visit the site for complete information and admission fees.

The Eastern State Penitentiary is located at 2027 Fairmount Avenue (corner of 22nd & Fairmount) in Philadelphia.


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