Poe Arts Festival


Schedule 2018


      Open 5pm-10pm with food, drinks (including Poe beer and a cask of Amantillado),

     Poetic venders to include:  Poehead.com, photo art of Brenda Conrad, and spooky activities:

 Les the Mentalist 

Poe House:

In conjunction with the Society's Poe Arts Festival, 

The Edgar Allan Poe National Historic Site will be open from 5:00--9:00 p.m. Visitors may explore the historic home and exhibits and hear dramatic re-telling of "The Black Cat" in the cellar and hear Edgar Poe recite his favorite poems.”



 6pm-7pm Private Cider Tasting ($25 per person)


 7:00pm Poe Movies: The Raven with Q&A 

7:30pm Talk by Season Chiechanowski: “The Basics of Calling Crows”

8:00pm Talk by Matt Murphy, Director of Tours at Eastern State Penitentiary: 

“Incarceration in Poe’s Philadelphia”

8:30pm Calixta Starr, theatrical belly dancer: dance inspired by Poe’s Masque of the Red Death

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