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A whole month of fun

and spooky events!

(All events are subject to change-please confirm with individual organizations)


Please see information about events below... and to order tickets!


Nightmare on Main: All Hallows Eve, Creeping Thru Time

7-10:00 PM tours every 20 minutes

Eastern CT Veterans Community Center

47 Crescent St, Willimantic, CT

Oct 6, 7, 13, 14, 20, 21

$15 per person over 10 years old

Nightmare on Main is an annual "haunted house" type of event for folks over ten years old.  You will be on a guided tour through time, and spooky places, where you will discover the chilling origins of Halloween starting from ancient times and evil spirits to our current day celebrations of this mystical and frightening holiday.  

Ghosts of the Titanic

Saturdays, October 28, 7:00 pm

Jillson Square, Shaboo Stage

627 Main St, Willimantic, CT

$35 per person, $50 per couple

Join us for cocktails and dessert on board the Titanic.  You will hear from the “non-survivors” about their experience on the famous ship and how they still haunt their favorite places.  Shipmates Ernie Eldridge and Anita Sebyesten will guide you safely through this haunted experience.  We encourage everyone to come dressed to take the trip of a lifetime on the amazing Titanic!   Buy Tickets HERE!

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Rebecca Nurse Witch Trial

Saturday, October 29, 4-6 PM

America Museum

Eastern CT Veterans Community Center

47 Crescent St, Willimantic, CT 

Free, donations welcome

A reenactment of the real Witch Trials in Salem.  You can be part of the trial.  Witches should come in costume!

Wax Museum

Month of October, Monday-Friday, 9-5

Coffee Break Gallery, Eastern CT Veterans Center

47 Crescent St, Willimantic, CT

Free, donations welcome

Visit with historic figures who inspired Halloween costumes that have been integral parts of this fun holiday for decades.  Learn about the character and his importance in history.  You will think twice about dressing up in a pirate costume this Halloween!

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New England Cemeteries Walk

Saturday, October 21, 3:30 PM

Old Willimantic Cemetery

 Meet Jamie Eves, the town historian, in the Old Willimantic Cemetery at 3:30 p.m. across from Willimantic Stop & Shop. Explore the cemetery and learn its history.  Please purchase  in person $5 for Mill Museum members and $10 for the public with cash or check only.  The rain date will be October 22.

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This amazing month of exception programs that were fun but educational and thought provoking was made possible by the generous support of the CT Humanities.

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