The Eckley Miner's Village Museum located in Eckley, three miles south of Freeland off Highland Road. There will be facilitated tours every Friday and Saturday starting this weekend from 6:30 to 10 p.m . Tours offer children and adults the opportunity to get into the holiday spirit as they witness gut-spilling events and hear ghost tales around the village.
With a total of 10 stops, the one-hour walk will consist of performances to entertain the living. Tickets for the event will be $5 for children from 6-12 years-old and $10 for those over 13.
There will also be several events on campus that will cater to the needs of thrill-seekers. Residence Life will be sponsoring a Human vs. Zombies battle on Oct. 19 along with back-to-back Horror Fest mov ies showings on Oct. 28 and 29 at 7p.m.
For the extra bold and fearless individuals, there is a bus trip to Eastern State Penitentiary on Tuesday, Oct. 23 at 5 p.m. A sign-upsheet will be in the Butler building's room 105.
Additional horror exhibits might include packing up a group of friends into a car to visit other attractions surrounding Hazleton. Some nearby haunted houses range from the Circle of Screams in Dickson City, Horror Hall in Nanticoke, Gravestone Manor, Plains and the Hotel of Horror in the Pocono Mountains.
For more information on things to do in October, go to www.scareyplaces.com. And one more thing, when you visit these attractions, be prepared to scream and laugh a lot.