Spooky Legend and Lore in Lincoln City
Published: 10/16/2017

Lincoln City's hilltop cemetery on the Oregon Coast returns to life this October with a special guided Tour to Die For.

Lincoln City's hilltop cemetery, returns to life during two weekends in October. Visitors are welcome to witness history come to life during A Tour to Die For. Guided tours are scheduled for October 20-22 and October 27-29.

Local actors and actresses portray colorful characters from the towns pioneer past, sharing stories of lives once lived. Actress Cassie Ruud, is delighted to share her story with patrons at this year's tour. "I am excited to be performing as Taimi Hespack, a colorful character who had an equally colorful life," says Ruud. "Her story is a fun one, filled with log cabins, fortune telling and lots of dancing. I cannot wait to share her story with patrons."

Tour shuttles depart every 30 minutes from the Lincoln City Cultural Center, 540 NE Hwy 101. Friday and Saturday evening shows are from 5:30-7:30pm. Sunday matinee shows are from 2-4pm.

Hot beverages, cookies and snacks will be on hand while participants await the fateful journey. On the way to the cemetery, participants will enjoy listening to local legends, lore and mysterious occurrences from their tour guide. Arriving at Pioneer Cemetery, brave souls will be greeted by Mr. Bones, who donated the land for the graveyard. From there, each tour will be guided by lantern light to the final resting place of six of the cemetery residents, each of whom will tell their stories.

A Tour to Die For is a collaboration between the North Lincoln County Historical Museum, Taft Pioneer Cemetery Association and Theatre West. Stories about the residents of the cemetery are united with actors to literally bring the history of Lincoln City to life. Proceeds from the tours benefit North Lincoln County Historical Museum, Pioneer Cemetery and Theatre West.

To purchase tickets and find out more, visit: Tour To Die For
Spooky Legend and Lore in Lincoln City