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Halloween at the Secret Speakeasy!
October 20 @ 4:00 pm - 11:00 pm$20
“THE LEGEND OF THE HELL GATE KID”
When the footpads quail and the nightbirds wail, as a riderless horse bounds across the bay
You’re in Astoria Park, and the sky is dark. The Hell Gate Kid is on the way.
As bodies fly in the nighttime sky and ghostly pirates hunt for gold
The “Hussar” hoves into Hallet’s Cove with a spectral cargo in its hold
As “Slocum’s” sirens wail its flaming cargo from Hell and the ghost’s high noon casts a deathly spell.
The sawlady witch plays an uncanny tune while a black dog howls at the moon.
When whirlpools churn, and the mist comes in electric eels glide in the evening tide.
And haunted dead leave their bed in search for bones left behind.
When you hear the quicksand moan and you feel alone and you see a vampire with a xylophone.
An eerie canoe paddles towards you with dreamtime spirits playing the didjeridoo
Do not run away, its all just play
For its the Hell Gate Kid on holiday!
Halloween with the Hell Gate Kid!
Bob Singleton, our spinner of stories, our weaver of webs …
the Blissville banshee tale, the General Slocum’s wail.
and the devil himself — gliding through the Gate of Hell
Our intrepid team seeks demons and devils, shadows and specters, phantoms and wraiths;
Tread lightly my friend , through the soul of Soho move easy,
where streets hold many secrets at the legendary Secret Speakeasy.
Join The Museum of Interesting Things & The Greater Astoria Historical Society in celebrating a Pre-Hallowen party!
A special benefit to help support our friends GAHS to continue their amazing work preserving our history and find a new location too!