Shadow Halls opens doors on Friday

Thursday, October 4, 2018
This Friday, Shadow Halls comes to the Bogota Community Center. The haunted house will open doors at 6 p.m. and continue until 11 p.m. every Friday and Saturday night from now until the end of October, as well as tours held on Halloween night and Hallows Eve. Proceeds from the event will go to the benefit of St. Jude Children’s Research Center.
State Gazette photo/ Rachel Townsend

RACHEL TOWNSEND

rtownsend@stategazette.com

The Halloween fundraiser will feature 24 room of terror inspired by over a dozen classic horror films during an hour-long tour.

Are you ready for a scare? Starting this Friday, Oct. 5, from 6- 11 p.m., Shadow Halls, a 1-hour-long tour of terror, will be open at the Bogota Community Center. An event 6-months in the making, the event will be held each Friday and Saturday night in October, as well as Halloween and Hallows Eve.

Proceeds from the event will go toward the benefit of St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.

With over 24 guides, groups of 5-6 will be escorted through 24 rooms inspired by over a dozen classic horror films, including The Purge, Friday the 13th, Nightmare on Elm St., The Ring, The Grudge, Jeepers Creepers, IT, The Conjuring, Halloween and more.

Twenty-seven-year-old Jake Burg of General King Productions, comes from an art background and has spearheaded the production, aided by the effort and time of nearly 100 local volunteers.

Burg says Shadow Halls will feature cutting-edge FX and animatronics, with special care and detail put into making each scene a tribute to its horror movie original.

Burg says he has always had a love for film and acting. He is excited to take this opportunity to use his passion in support of a good cause.

Entry to Shadow Halls is $20 per adult and $15 for children under the age of 12.

Children under the age of 13 must be accompanied by an adult.

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