Edgar Allan Poe Victorian Halloween With a Steampunk Twist at J. Erik Jonsson Central Library
Spend the day celebrating a Victorian Halloween Steampunk style, featuring the works of Edgar Allan Poe and other tales of assorted Victorian monsters. Special guest Maryrose Wood, author of the "Incorrigible Children of Ashton Place" series, will speak at 2 p.m. Enjoy Halloween games and activities including a costume contest. Visit Frankenstein’s Lab for mad scientist displays and interactive activities. See scenes from Poe stories in the haunted dungeon. Have your fortune read by the Mysterious Madame Maria. See "Poeformances" by Poe impersonators. Learn about Poe, the Victorian Era, and Steampunk.