Storyteller David Neilsen will perform a retelling of Washington Irving’s “The Legend of Sleepy Hollow”. This fun, family event, features Halloween treats and activities for guests. Join Hudson Valley Writers Center for a memorable experience to celebrate Halloween season in Sleepy Hollow!
Weather permitting, this event will take place outdoors at HVWC, but will move indoors if necessary.
David Neilsen is a classically-trained actor and professional storyteller who has performed at a wide range of venues, ranging from the New York Botanical Gardens, Sleepy Hollow Cemetery, and Washington Irving’s Sunnyside to area schools and birthday parties. His captivating storytelling and mesmerizing one-man shows have enthralled audiences of all ages throughout the Tri-State area. He is also the author of two Middle Grade horror/comic/fantasies Dr. Fell and the Playground of Doom and Beyond the Doors, both published by Crown Books for Young Readers.
There’s something for everyone in the real Sleepy Hollow—farmers markets, live music, street fairs, historic homes, hiking trails, kayaking and boating on the Hudson River. Halloween season brings even more for the whole family—haunted hayrides, blazing pumpkins, costumed 5K run, Halloween parade, and of course, the Headless Horseman! For the latest on Fall events, visit our guide to Halloween in Sleepy Hollow.