HALLOWEEN HARVEST FESTIVAL
Saturday, October 19, from 11:00 am – 3:00 pm
11am-2pm: Costume-making workshops, led by Socrates artists and Free Style Arts Association
11:30am-2:30pm: Face painting by Agostino Arts!
1-2pm: Annual Canine Costume Contest, with LIC’s Pooches Sport & Spa
2-3pm: Spooky performances by Variations Theatre Group and In-Sight Dance Company
The Queens Kickshaw will be selling harvest foods and fall delights throughout the festival.
Also, join the Greater Astoria Historical Society for a walking tour and learn of the horrors and mysteries of the treacherous East River, from churning whirlpools to electric eels. Starting under the Hell Gate Bridge in Astoria Park (Shore Blvd.), tour participants will stroll through Old Astoria Village and walk along the East River waterfront to Socrates Sculpture Park where their journey will culminate with ghostly performances of the area’s haunted history. For tour information, registration, and payment please visit: astorialic.org.