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Saturday, October 20, 2018

Ragdale Presents the Spooktacular Rags to Witches

03:00 PM - 08:00 PM
1230 N. Green Bay Road
Lake Forest, IL , 60045


Don’t miss Ragdale’s third annual costumed, creative spookfest for on Saturday, October 20 beginning at 3 PM. Guests and little monsters will be spellbound by live performances, hands-on art projects, games, and seasonal tastings throughout Lake Forest’s most imaginative haunted estate. A unique blend of artist-led activities, including:
* A spellbinding scavenger hunt through the pet cemetery and beyond
* Spirited performances in the Witches Ring
* Costume contest with prizes
* Creepy arts and crafts 
* Ghostly story-telling and writing
* Sweet Shoppe with cider and snacks, cash bar 
Rags to Witches is inspired by the supernatural work of Ragdale artists and features an original performance with the ghosts of Ragdale’s founding family, the Shaws, and their curious pets. Costumes encouraged and prizes awarded.
New this year is the “After Dark” party for teens and adults from 6-8pm. As the light dims, both floors of the Ragdale House will be transformed into a haunted house inhabited by the spooky spirits of Ragdale’s past shaking the walls and walking the halls.  Special performances, live music, and eerie visual effects will create the mood for the dead to dance and ghosts to fly.
Rags to Witches tickets:
Daytime (All ages; 3-6PM) Advance tickets:  $20 adults, $15 children, $60 per household (limit 4).  At the door:  $25 adults, $20 children. 
After Dark (Teens and adults; 6-8PM):  Upgrade a daytime ticket for $25.  Buy an After Dark-only ticket for $40.   Buy tickets and learn more at:
Rags to Witches is a creative Halloween experience like none other—designed and produced by a team of more than 40 regional artists and volunteers. All proceeds benefit the artistic, educational, and community programs of the Ragdale Foundation.
Ragdale is located at 1260 North Green Bay Road, Lake Forest, IL 60045.  Free off-site parking and continuous shuttle service are available between Ragdale and the Lake Forest municipal lot on the west side of Oakwood Avenue, just north of Green Bay Road.  For questions, please call 847.234.1063 or email
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The Ragdale Foundation is a nonprofit artists’ residency located on the historic 5-acre estate of architect Howard Van Doren Shaw in Lake Forest, Illinois. Each year Ragdale hosts nearly 200 professional in residence and presents more than 50 community programs for regional teachers, students, and the general public. 


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