Victorian Horrors, the museum's annual tribute to spooky Victorian literature. The event will strike a happy medium between Halloween gore and brightly lit elementary-school festivals as you wander through dimly lit rooms while actors bring to life such tales as "Among the Shadows," by L.M. Montgomery, and Poe's "Murder in the Rue Morgue.” Opening night is sold out, but the atmospheric readings continue on Fridays and Saturdays through October 28; tickets, $19, are available at mollybrown.org.
If you think the Molly Brown House Museum is just prim, buttoned-up ladies with high necklines and stodgy men sporting monocles, think again. Starting at 6 p.m. on Friday, October 13, the mansion at 1340 Pennsylvania Street will be filled with