October is the month for "ghosties and ghoulies, and long-legged beasties, and things that go bump in the night," and nine of those nights will feature The Mark Twain House & Museum's acclaimed Graveyard Shift Ghost Tours.

These dusk and after-dark tours run on Friday, October 6; Friday, October 13; Saturday, October 14; Thursday, October 19; Friday, October 20; Saturday, October 21; Thursday, October 26; Friday, October 27; and Saturday, October 28.Four tours are offered each evening: 6:00 p.m., 7:00 p.m., 8:00 p.m, and 9:00 p.m.

Filled with haunted history, dark tales, and Victorian traditions surrounding seances and spiritualism, these nighttime tours are as educational as they are goosebump-inducing. Participants will hear lots of creepy tales -- and learn about Mark Twain's interest in the supernatural.

The Mark Twain House has been featured on Syfy Channel's Ghost Hunters and the Biography Channel's My Ghost Story.

The tours are tsponsored by Tsunami Tsolutions.

Tickets are $25; $17 for children age 16 and under. (Not recommended for children under 10). Tickets are $20 for members of The Mark Twain House & Museum and Let's GO Arts! members. Tours sell out fast, so click here for tickets, or call 860-247-0998 (and choose Option 5) soon to make your reservations!