Where Past Meets Present

Creepy tours, a bloody fun Halloween Bash, and an evening packed with magical activities for families await. Don’t miss this season of Halloween events!

Questions? Call RCHS at 608-756-4509

Halloween Bash

It might be scary, it might be full of fright. You’ll never know unless you show! Dance the night away to live music by Gary the Band. Enjoy ghoulishly great cocktails and appetizers. Costumes optional, not required.

WHEN: Friday, Oct. 19, 7-11 p.m.
WHERE: The Carriage House on the RCHS campus, 410 N. Jackson Street, Janesville
COST: $25

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Chill At Oak Hill Cemetery Tour

Chill at Oak Hill Cemetery Tours

Come along on a tour of the cemetery while learning stories of mystery and mayhem – all about people from Rock County’s past. Take this evening stroll through the cemetery while hearing true tales from local expert Sherry Thurner and her team of historians.

WHEN: Every Wednesday, Thursday and Friday during the first 3 weeks of October
WHERE: Oak Hill Cemetery, 1725 N. Washington St., Janesville
COST: $10

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Chill at Oak Hill After Dark

SOLD OUT – Chill at Oak Hill After Dark Tours

Creepy fun for the fearless awaits at this new tour of the Oak Hill Cemetery – in the dark! Tour-goers will be led by local history experts sharing stories about accidental burials, grave robbing, grave digging, funeral customs and more. Tours focus on folklore and burial customs throughout history.

WHEN: Friday, Oct. 19 & Saturday, Oct. 20
WHERE: Oak Hill Cemetery, 1725 N. Washington St., Janesville
COST: Sold out!

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Wizard School

Wizard School

Witches, wizards, and those who love magic: Wizardry School is in session. NOW with more activities, including 3 interactive Virtual Reality events! Activities abound at this first-ever event, with food trucks, games, trick-or-treating, and more. Kids welcome to dress in costume!

WHEN: Friday, Oct. 26, 5-8 p.m.
WHERE: RCHS campus, 426 N. Jackson Street, Janesville
COST: Adults $10; Children ages 4-12 $5; Children 3 and under free

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Death and Dying in the Victorian Era

New! Death and Dying Tour

The 90-minute tour explores five aspects of mourning in the Victorian era: a wake, post mortem photography, a séance, the bedroom of a dying person, and a display of mourning fashion. Wear black, if you desire, for an even more authentic experience!

WHEN: Saturday, Oct. 13 and Saturday, Oct. 20
WHERE: Lincoln-Tallman House, 426 N. Jackson Street, Janesville
COST: $20

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