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Haunted Hugo House Party Recap

Posted Fri, 10/31/2014 - 5:22pm by  |  Category:

We had a hauntingly good time last night at the Haunted Hugo House Party, where we danced to DJ Domenica, made some Edgar Allan Poe blackout poems, ran a costume contest, and guided nearly seventy intrepid adventurers through basement ghost tours. Best of all, we found out at the party that we made more than our $20K goal with $20,875 and $24,375 with the board member match for the 30/30 Writing Challenge and fundraiser. Thanks to our 30/30 writers and donors for supporting Hugo House, and congrats to all the writers this month who wrote 30 minutes a day for 30 days (and more!)

And now, for some highlights:

The Yellow Wallpaper

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Spooky basement tours—telling the story of the dapper gentleman who lives in the fireplace

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Wall of poems created from Poe stories

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Oscar Wilde (Dj Domenica) spinning tunes

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Seattle Public Library costume, winner of one of the costume prizes

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Executive Director Tree Swenson as the wicked witch from Oz

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If You Give a Mouse a Cookie

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Big Bad (?) Wolf; Little Red Riding Hood

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Staff: Christine (The Heart is a Lonely Hunter), Richard (the sea from The Old Man and the Sea), and Tree again as the wicked witch

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Comments (1)



  1. LJ_Morin Sat, 11/01/2014 - 7:38am  |  

    Great party, and congratulations to all of the Hugo 30/30 writers!