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Sunday, September 21, 2014

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2014


September

Julius Caesar

Sept. 24-28, show starts at 7:00 pm nightly; pre-show entertainment begins at 6:30

Come and sit under the stars in the backyard of the 1897 Poe House and enjoy William Shakespeare's play, Julius Caesar, performed by Sweet Tea Shakespeare, an initiative of Fayetteville State University's drama department. Arrive early and enjoy an entertaining pre-show thirty minutes prior to the performance. Bring your own seating. General admission is $12; $10 for military and seniors; $7.50 for students; $5 for FSU students; $5 for children 6-12; under 6 free. For tickets, call 910-672-1724 or purchase them online at sweetteashakespeare.com.

click on the flyer to open a printable coupon for $2.00 off admission


October

Poe House Victorian Halloween

Oct. 1-31

Halloween décor will adorn the Poe House all month long and can be viewed daily during regularly scheduled Poe House tours: Tues-Fri at 11, 1, and 3. Sat 10-4 on the hour. Sun 1-4 on the hour.



Hallowe'en Revels: Night Tours of the 1897 Poe House

Oct. 17-18 & 24-25, Tours start at 6:00 pm and begin every 20 minutes each night

Actors with the Gilbert Theater portray members of the Poe household and family friends as they prepare for a night of Hallowe’en revels. These family friendly evening tours give visitors a chance to encounter Halloween customs and traditions from the past. Tours will run every 20 minutes and are limited to 20 people per tour. Intermission from 7:40-8:00 pm each night. Tickets are $3 for ages 7 to adult; free for 6 & under and must be purchased at the door; no advanced sales. This event is sponsored by a grant from the Arts Council of Fayetteville/Cumberland County.

Actors with the Gilbert Theater portray members of the Poe household and family friends as they prepare for a night of Hallowe’en revels. These family friendly evening tours give visitors a chance to encounter Halloween customs and traditions from the past. Tours will run every 20 minutes from 6:00-9:00 pm and are limited to 20 people per tour. Last tour departs at 9:00pm. Intermission from 7:40-8:00 pm each night. Tickets must be purchased at the door, no advance sales. This event is sponsored by a grant from the Arts Council of Fayetteville/Cumberland County.


POE HOUSE TRICK OR TREAT

Oct. 25, 11:00 am to 4:00 pm

The annual Poe House Trick or Treat features a costume contest ($1 entry fee), scavenger hunt, and traditional Halloween carnival games for the kids. Listen to a ghost story then look for Poe’s ravens in the 1897 Poe House. Don’t forget to visit the museum, the exhibits just may come to life! Costume Contest registration from 11-1:30 pm, entry fee $1. Judging and awards at 2:00 pm. Concessions on site, funnel cakes and more! All other activities are FREE!

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