Want to get into the Halloween spirit? Then head to the Duwamish Longhouse Oct. 22 to learn about creepy local occurrences.
Called “Northwest Ghost Stories – Creepy Stuff,” the event showcases a bevy of Northwest authors and researchers, talking about the strange occurrences that have taken place in the Puget Sound region.
Speaking will be Mercedes Yaeger, author of “Market Ghost Stories,” and owner of (Pike Street) Market Ghost Tours; Gregg Olsen, author of “Starvation Heights: A True Story of Murder and Malice in the Woods of the Pacific Northwest,” and Darren and Jill Thompson of Washington State Paranormal Investigations and Research. The cost is $15 for adults and $5 for students and seniors, with proceeds to benefit to the Duwamish Longhouse. Get your tickets at www.brownpapertickets.com/event/129290. The event is not suitable for young audiences. Also, people can come early for a frybread fundraiser, from 5-7 p.m.
Duwamish Tribe also is planning a commmunity Halloween party from 6-8 p.m. Oct. 30. The event is suitable for children of all ages, and refreshments will be served. A $5 donation is welcome.
The Duwamish Longhouse is located at 4705 W Marginal Way S.W., Seattle, WA 98106. Learn more by visiting www.duwamishtribe.org