Haunting History Nighttime Cave Tours returns to Dunbar Caves October 26-27 for two nights of storytelling, underground tours and and a glimpse of Clarksville and cave history. Young performers from the across the city have been busy creating and rehearsing vignettes of Clarksville and Cave history. The event is “family friendly” and not intended to frighten children, though children under age three are not allowed on the tour.
Roxy School of the Arts students will perform dramatizations in the softly illuminated but still shadowy expanses of the underground caverns. Cast members include Elizabeth Coleman, Ally Campbell, Della Coleman, Daynann Carmona, Joanna Patmore, Hannah Carmona, Angela Scott, Aaron Juvera and Hannah Kitterman (all pictured above) and Kari Muller, Humberto Figueroa Jr., and Director Ellie Ellis (not pictured).
Cave tours will be offered every 15 minutes from 5-8 p.m. Each tour takes approximately one half hour to descend into the cave, see the performances, and return to the mouth of the cave., All cave tour participants are required to bring a flashlight or rent one on site ($1 deposit required) and wear appropriate footwear (sneakers will do nicely) is recommended to enter the caves.
Admission is $5 per person, and includes refreshments in the form of hot apple cider and hot chocolate. No reservations are required. All proceeds will be used for ongoing support of the Dunbar Cave State Natural Area. Dunbar Caves is located at 401 Old Dunbar cave Road in Clarksville.