Ghost Hunting 101 Class
Come and experience hands-on Ghost Hunting training from ParaVizionz, a local TAPS family ghost-hunting group! The class begins at 7:00 pm Saturday, April 22nd, July 22nd, and September 30th, 2023, at the Museum. Snacks & beverages will be served. The class ends at midnight. The class size is limited to 20 people, and tickets are non-refundable. All participants must be 16 years of age or older.
HISTORICAL HAUNTS – Legends, Lore and Ghostly Tales
The Museum at the Friends Home culls the most fascinating legends & lore to delight visitors of all ages during our Historic Haunts tour of downtown Waynesville and the Quaker Hill area. History buffs will enjoy tales of the 215-year-old Village’s famous and infamous personalities. Each two-hour walk highlights fascinating, historically based legends from the area's unique past based on first and second-hand accounts of experiences that defy explanation. Tour guides will recount some of Waynesville’s favorite legends & lore, some linked to historically based legends from the area and many stories from experiences by the locals. The tour is free for children under 12. Here are some reviews of our tours from Tripadvisor.com. Quaker Hill will only be given at the end of October. 2023 Summer Ghost Tour dates are April 8th, May 13th & 27th, June 10th & 24th, July 8th & 22nd, August 8th & 22nd, and September 9th and 23rd. Fall Ghost Tour dates for Main street & Quaker Hill are Wednesday, Friday, and Saturday, October 4th, 6th, 7th, 18th, 20th, 21st, 25th, 27th, and 28th, 2023.
Ghost and Goblet Dinners
Enjoy dinner at the newly restored Hammel House while storytellers from the Museum at the Friends Home tell ghost stories. Storytellers from the Museum at the Friends Home will entertain you during dinner relating ghost stories told to use by local citizens over the years. After dinner, we will lead you on a walking tour of the Historic District and tell more exciting tales. At the end of the walk, you will visit the Friends Museum (also haunted) and enjoy light refreshments. Reservations and pre-payment are required. The dates for these tours are September 30th, October 7th, 21st, and 28th.
All tours are non-refundable once booked due to the limited spaces available.