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2009 Ghost Walk tickets on sale now

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Glenwood Springs, CO Colorado

The Frontier Historical Society will hold its 10th annual Historic Ghost Walk through Linwood (Pioneer) Cemetery in Glenwood Springs on Friday, Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 16, 17 and 18, as well as Friday, Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 23, 24 and 25 and again on Friday and Saturday, Oct. 30 and 31. Tours each night will lead you up the hill to the old cemetery where costumed actors portray characters from Glenwood Springs’ past. See Doc Holliday and Kid Curry.

Tours are at 7, 7:45, 8:30 and 9:15 p.m. on Fridays and Saturdays and 7, 7:45 and 8:30 p.m. on Sundays. Tours are limited to 30 people each. Recommended for children ages six and up.

Participants need to carry lanterns or flashlights for the moderately strenuous 1/2 mile hike up to the cemetery. Lanterns will be available for purchase for $10 before each tour. Please be advised that once up at the cemetery, the terrain is hilly and mildly strenuous. Please wear appropriate footwear and be prepared for possible inclement weather. Please do not attempt the hike if you have any type of physical limitations.

Tickets are $15 for all ages. Tickets for Frontier Historical Society members are $10. Advance ticket purchase is highly recommended. Tickets became available at the Frontier Historical Museum on Oct. 1. Tickets may be reserved with a credit card by calling the museum at (970) 945-4448. New Ghost Walk Lodging Packages can be booked through Glenwood Springs Central Reservations, http://www.visitglenwood.com or 888-445-3696. Tickets are non-refundable and non-exchangeable. Sorry, but lost tickets cannot be honored. Late arrivals will be held back and may be allowed to join the following tour.

Cookies and cider will be served at the bottom of the hill after each tour. Please be advised that no flash photography or recording devices will be allowed during the performances. You may take photographs after each individual performance with the actor’s permission.

The Ghost Walk is a fundraiser for the Frontier Historical Society and Museum. For more information, call the Museum in Glenwood Springs at (970) 945-4448 or e-mail history@rof.net.

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