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Elkins Room.
Apr 23
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Bibliomancy with Shakespeare at The Free Library

We'll employ a magician's wisdom to explore a unique collection of rare Shakespearean texts.
Resurrectionists in the process of digging up a fresh corpse.
Apr 23
Chicago, Illinois

Grave Robbing 101

Tour relics of the old city cemetery and learn all you need to know to launch your career as a 19th-century body snatcher—today!
Kevin Morby - Oh My God.
Apr 24
New York, New York

'Oh My God': A Preview Screening of Kevin Morby's New Film

Join us inside a historic church's former theater for a private showing and intimate performance with Kevin Morby, in advance of his new record.
Pamela Colman Smith in the early 1910s and eight cards from a 1st edition Rider-Waite deck, originally published in 1909.
Apr 24
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Tarot Gardens

Demystify an occultist tool while enjoying one of Philadelphia's most magical folk art venues.
Jock Soutar of the Philadelphia Racquet and Tennis Club and Charles Williams of the Harrow School.
Apr 25
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Members Only: Philadelphia’s Exclusive Sports Clubs

Uncover the history of Philadelphia’s sports clubs, then explore a century-old Racquet Club located in the heart of Rittenhouse.
Here be monsters.
Apr 25
Chicago, Illinois

Carta Monstruosa - Weird, Wild, and Wonderful Maps

Discover Maps and Travel Ephemera at the Newberry Library.
From The Project Gutenberg EBook of "Official Views Of The World's Columbian Exposition"
Apr 26
Chicago, Illinois

Glitz, Glamour… and Panic! A Hunt for the History of 1893 in Chicago

A "Google-proof," history-themed scavenger hunt in the Loop.
Steamboats at Colman Dock circa 1912.
Apr 26
Seattle, Washington

Steamships and Sternwheelers on the S.S. Virginia V

Journey back to the age of the Puget Sound Mosquito Fleet.
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