press relEASE: “zombie fest” at AB Dow Museum & Midland County Historical Society | 10/25/2018 – 10/28/2018

Oct. 15, 2018

MIDLAND, Mich. – The Alden B. Dow Museum inside Midland Center for the Arts and the Midland County Historical Society join forces for fall Halloween fun for all ages.

“Chemistry is Out of This World,” an evening of fun and educational STEM activities on Oct. 25 from 4 to 8 p.m., will take place at the AB Dow Museum inside Midland Center for the Arts and at Midland County Historical Society’s Heritage Park. Presented as part of National Chemistry Week, there will be fun hands-on activities at both locations. Included with AB Dow Museum admission; available at both sites.

A Blood Drive by Michigan Blood will take place Oct. 26 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Midland Center for the Arts. Donors will receive free admission to the AB Dow Museum. Schedule an appointment at

The AB Dow Museum will host a Halloween Bash for children ages 12 and under on Oct. 27 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Come in costume for trick or treating, watch a ghoulish science demonstration and make fake “snot” and spooky spider web art, explore the Mazes and Brain Games exhibition, then join the Monster Mash dance party. Included with Museum admission.

Zombie Haunts comes to Heritage Park for a night of terrifying fun for ages 14 and up Oct. 27 from 6 p.m. to 11 p.m. Explore the haunted Bradley Home and the Herbert H. Dow Museum. There will be a “Living Dead Eating Contest,” a toilet paper mummy contest and line dancing at the Undead Dance Party starting at 10 p.m. Best for ages 14 and up. Cost is $7; $4 for Museum or Historical Society members.

Little Zombies ages 12 and under can explore a spookily-fun Bradley Home and get ghoulish in the Carriage House Hall with games, a photos station and crafts on Oct. 28 from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. Cost is $7; $4 for Museum or Historical Society members.

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