Ghost Encounters at Canterbury Shaker Village October 18 & 19 (270)

CANTERBURY — Canterbury Shaker Village hosts "Ghost Encounters" Friday, October 18 and Saturday, October 19 at 6 p.m. and 8:30 p.m. both days.

Back for a second year, this popular interactive tour allows visitors to experience for themselves true stories of ghostly encounters at the National Historic Landmark. Many of the dramatizations of true accounts will occur in the actual rooms where the other-worldly incidents took place. Meet "the Chef," "the Museum Guide," "the Museum Intern," "the Historian," "the Psychic," "the Tourist," "The Textiles Expert," "Eldress Elizabeth Stirling," and "Sister Caroline Whitcher" during this one-of-a-kind special event.

Tickets are $15 per person and space is limited. Advanced registration is required. This event is not recommended for small children. Tickets can be purchased by visiting Ghost Encounters is sponsored by The Hays Companies.

"Canterbury Shaker Village is many things, but at its heart it has always been a spiritual place," noted Funi Burdick, Executive Director. "It's therefore no surprise that there are stories of other-worldly events occurring in many of the buildings and we are excited to present this interactive tour for our visitors."

Other upcoming events at Canterbury Shaker Village include the Vintage Car Show on October 19 and Christmas at Canterbury on December 7 and 14. Fall workshops include wood turned Christmas ornaments and Shaker baking. For a complete list of special events and workshops please visit