Photo courtesy of J. Erik Jonsson Central Library

Maryrose Wood, author of the popular Incorrigible Children of Ashton Place book series for young readers, is the featured guest at the 3rd annual Edgar Allan Poe Victorian Halloween.

Wood’s appearance highlights a Steampunk-themed party celebrating the fabled American writer whose mysterious and macabre tales are a cherished part of Halloween. Steampunk is a subgenre of science fiction and fantasy that incorporates 19th century steam-powered technology.

Other events during the day include “Poeformances” by an actor impersonating Edgar Allan Poe, fortune-telling by Mysterious Madam Maria, creepy crafts and ghastly games, visits to Frankenstein’s Lab and Poe Dungeon, and a costume contest.

Maryrose Wood, author of the popular Incorrigible Children of Ashton Place book series for young readers, is the featured guest at the 3rd annual Edgar Allan Poe Victorian Halloween.

Wood’s appearance highlights a Steampunk-themed party celebrating the fabled American writer whose mysterious and macabre tales are a cherished part of Halloween. Steampunk is a subgenre of science fiction and fantasy that incorporates 19th century steam-powered technology.

Other events during the day include “Poeformances” by an actor impersonating Edgar Allan Poe, fortune-telling by Mysterious Madam Maria, creepy crafts and ghastly games, visits to Frankenstein’s Lab and Poe Dungeon, and a costume contest.

Maryrose Wood, author of the popular Incorrigible Children of Ashton Place book series for young readers, is the featured guest at the 3rd annual Edgar Allan Poe Victorian Halloween.

Wood’s appearance highlights a Steampunk-themed party celebrating the fabled American writer whose mysterious and macabre tales are a cherished part of Halloween. Steampunk is a subgenre of science fiction and fantasy that incorporates 19th century steam-powered technology.

Other events during the day include “Poeformances” by an actor impersonating Edgar Allan Poe, fortune-telling by Mysterious Madam Maria, creepy crafts and ghastly games, visits to Frankenstein’s Lab and Poe Dungeon, and a costume contest.

WHEN

WHERE

J. Erik Jonsson Central Library
1515 Young St.
Dallas, TX 75201
http://dallaslibrary2.org/central/index.php

TICKET INFO

Admission is free.
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