Although Public Health Madison and Dane County has advised residents against Halloween gatherings this weekend, trick-or-treat is still on, with a few additional safety precautions. In a press conference this morning, Kate Austin Stanford, the Director Of Operations at Public Health-Madison and Dane County, laid out the safety precautions for the Halloween weekend. “We want […]
With Trick or Treating canceled in many places due to the pandemic, join the Sierra Club in an adventure through the woods! Halloween Geocaching will take place in select county parks in Milwaukee, Kenosha and Dane counties (stay tuned – more locations may be announced). How it works: 1. Sign up using this form. (find […]
It’s fall in Wisconsin; the leaves are changing color, the temperature is rapidly dropping and the pumpkins are ripe for carving. But, as the coronavirus pandemic continues across the country, some autumn traditions are looking different this year. Earlier today, WORT Producer Jonah Chester spoke with Laura Tisch, Owner of Munchkey Apples in Mount Horeb, […]
Don’t be afraid of the dark – join us for the month of October for HOLLOW-een at Cave of the Mounds! Anyone who wants to join can for an extra $2 charge per person when buying a ticket when buying a ticket. This includes a reusable cloth bag, 4 crystals/fossils that you will get in […]
We’re only a few days out from Halloween, and this week on “What’s the Word,” Adam Schuster takes us back to the origins of the holiday, tracing its relationship to the yearly harvest and its significance as a moment when the dead and living are thought to coincide.
As Halloween approaches, the Wisconsin Historical Society digs deep into the origins of European witchcraft legends. On Tuesday, October 30 at 7:00 p.m., Halloween Eve — if you will — Amber J. Rose, a University of Wisconsin Ph.D. candidate in Old Norse and Swedish folklore, gives a presentation entitled “The Devil Goes North: Witchcraft Trials, […]