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Fairmount Water Works (1860-1880)
May 20

Secrets of the Schuylkill & Fairmount Water Works

Experience behind-the-scenes access to a Philadelphia landmark, and learn why "We Are Drinking Coal Dust and Water."
Le Péril Vert: L'Absinthe.
May 20
Longmont, Colorado

Green Fairy or Green Devil?

Enjoy stories and samples of one of history’s most controversial alcohols, absinthe!
Mentalist Jacob Mayfield gazes into his crystal ball
May 23
Chicago, Illinois

Psychic Speakeasy: An Evening of Mind Reading in Room 13

Join us for an intimate evening with a local mentalist inside a cozy, prohibition-themed speakeasy in Chicago's Lakeview neighborhood.
Main Building (aka Starfleet Academy).
May 25
Van Nuys, California

Sci-Fi Sewage Sanctuary

Tour a water recycling plant better known as Starfleet Academy, and the Japanese garden it irrigates with sewage water.
The headstones of Evergreen Cemetery.
May 25
Los Angeles, California

Exploring Evergreen Cemetery

Get to know one of the city's oldest and most diverse graveyards, tucked away in Boyle Heights.
With sunsets like this, it's easy to see why Edgewater was originally a suburban development.
May 26
Chicago, Illinois

Beaches, Landmarks, and Mansions: The Search for the Suburbs in Edgewater

Learn about the surprisingly suburban history of Edgewater in this brand new summer scavenger hunt.
Financial District Graveyard.
May 29
New York, New York

Grave Robbing 101

Tour relics of the Financial District's cemeteries and learn everything you needed to know as an 18th-century body snatcher.
Sunset at Kingsland Wildflowers.
May 30
Brooklyn, New York

Kingsland Wildflowers at Broadway Stages Sunset Ecology Tour

Tour a thriving rooftop meadow hidden in one of Brooklyn's most heavily industrialized neighborhoods.
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