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All things ooo-eee-ooo on tap for Halloween [Ellicott City]

All things ooo-eee-ooo on tap for Halloween [Ellicott City]

Rumored to be one of the most haunted towns in the United States, historic Ellicott City is the site for the 2014 HallowRead — a book festival and mini-convention for authors and fans of paranormal, urban fantasy, steam punk and horror — on Friday, Oct. 24, through Sunday, Oct. 26.

The HallowRead festival includes author panels, writing workshops, ghost tours at the Patapsco Female Institute, a steampunk author tea, book signings, paranormal investigations at Mt. Ida and the Historical Society Museum, and palm and tarot card readings.

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