Field of ScreamsThe 1999 Field of Screams opens tomorrow...

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September 16, 1999|By Karin Remesch

Field of Screams

The 1999 Field of Screams opens tomorrow in Lancaster, Pa. If you dare take the Haunted Hayride, you will meet Fester, the Field of Screams caretaker, as he clings to his life support system. Feel your pulse rise as you try to escape the executioner. If you survive the hayride, the Den of Darkness Horror Barn, with dark halls and ghost-infested passageways, will weaken even the strongest of souls. There's also a gift shop, he Scream Shop," and a host of food vendors.

The attraction is open through Oct. 31, immediately off the Mountville exit of Route 30. Hours are 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. Friday-Saturday and 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Sunday. Admission for the field and den is, for each, $8, $5 seniors and ages 10 and under; combination ticket for den and field is $14 and $9. Admission to Little Screamers Hay Ride is $2, $4 ages 10 and under. Call 717-285-7748.

Candlelight Walking Tour

Thirteen architecturally significant houses and a boat yard, all located in the Chestertown historic district, will open their doors to visitors Saturday during the Historical Society of Kent County's annual Candlelight Walking Tour. Among the homes, which were built in the 18th through the 20th centuries, is Widehall, a waterfront estate that is being restored.

Tour hours are 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. Some homes will open gardens at 4 p.m. to allow for more daylight viewing. The downtown historic area will be closed to traffic during the tour. Tickets are $20 and can be purchased the day of the event. Call 410-778-3499.

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