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Ye olde ghouls and goblins come out to play and prey at Stenton Spooky Tours, Saturday at the 18th-century mansion.
Ye olde ghouls and goblins come out to play and prey at Stenton Spooky Tours, Saturday at the 18th-century mansion.
Posted: October 26, 2012

Friday - Nov. 3

Strangest fund-raiser

Enjoy a cult favorite for a good cause at the Eagle Theatre's presentation of The Rocky Horror "Fundraiser" Show. The onstage performance kicks off Friday (and will also feature a Halloween performance Wednesday). Eagle Theatre, 208 Vine St. Hammonton, N.J. Admission: $22. Time: 8 p.m. Info: 609-704-5012, theeagletheatre.com.

Saturday

Ghosts of Stenton past

Prepare to be historically horrified at the annual Stenton Spooky Tours event. Explore the 18th-century mansion with caution - lurking around the corner may be one of Stenton's long-deceased ghosts. James Logan, who built the mansion and died on Halloween in 1751, still haunts, and may make a return. Come to the mansion for pumpkin-painting as well as snacks like spice cookies and cider. Stenton, 4601 N. 18th St. Admission: Free. Time: 1-4 p.m. Info: 215-329-7312, stenton.org.

Saturday

Walk against abuse

You can bring awareness to domestic violence by participating in the fifth annual Walk to End Domestic Violence, a fund-raiser hosted by State Sen. LeAnna Washington for Philadelphia's only domestic abuse hotline. West River Drive (near the Art Museum). $5 registration fee (you may donate more). 9 a.m. registration, 10 a.m. kickoff ceremony, 10:30 a.m. walk begins.

Saturday - Sunday

Take a ride

What better way to celebrate the city's pedal-powered metamorphosis than by riding over to the Philly Bike Expo, at the Armory, 22 S. 23d St. Doors open at 10 a.m. Exhibitors of all kinds will be showing off their wheels and wares. www.phillybikeexpo.com.

- Steven Rea

Monday

6-word stump speech

More than a just a tongue twister, Smith magazine's six-word political speeches help give participants their voice and will take place a week before this year's presidential election. It will feature notable participants in U.S. political discourse such as Jehmu Greene, political commentator and Fox News contributor. The speakers will start with their own six-word political memoirs, and then delve into their opinions on politics. The interactive event will invite audience members to hop on stage and do the same afterward. At the National Constitution Center, 525 Arch St. Admission: $7 for members, students and teachers, $10 for nonmembers, free for 1787 members. Time: 6:30 p.m. Info: 215-409-6700, www.constitutioncenter.org.

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