Haunted Weekend

The Haunted Weekend is coming up in just a few days here. This is the second year that Carson City, Gardnerville and Genoa have joined forces to offer one unified weekend of their various Ghost Walks. Here’s what going on this weekend, from the Record Courier.

— The Haunted Gardnerville Ghost Walk guided walking tours depart from the Carson Valley Museum & Cultural Center in Gardnerville at 5:30, 6:30, 7:30 and 8:30 p.m. Oct. 19. Cost is $5 per person. Hot cider provided by the Douglas County Historical Society.

Carson City’s Something Wicked This Way Comes Ghost Walk is Oct. 20. Ticket holders take tours along the Kit Carson Trail with stops at some of the oldest buildings and homes. Tickets are $15 for adults and $10 for ages 6-12. Tours are 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. at Telegraph Square, on the corner of Telegraph and Curry streets.

— The Douglas County Historical Society’s 12th annual cemetery tour is at the Mottsville Cemetery where some of Nevada’s earliest pioneers are buried. Guided tours are about every 15 minutes from 6:30 – 8 p.m. Cost is $5 per person.

— The Haunted Genoa Ghost Walk departs at 10:30 and 11:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. Oct. 21 from the Genoa Court House Museum on Main Street in Genoa. Tickets are $5 per person.

For more information, go to visitcarsonvalley.org. Call 782-2555 or (800)727-7677.

The R-C also has details on what you can expect to see on the Gardnerville Ghost Walk. And the Nevada Appeal has details on Carson’s Ghost Walk.

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