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McConaghy House Paranormal Investigation
Jun
16
to Jun 17

McConaghy House Paranormal Investigation

During this investigation, experienced investigators will lead attendees through the property and explore the paranormal. Data previously collected includes electronic voice phenomena (EVP), cold spots, touches, apparitions, and much more. Investigations for ages 18+. Tickets must be purchased in advance at haywardareahistory.org/explore-the-paranormal.

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Valentine's Day at McConaghy House
Feb
10
7:00 PM19:00

Valentine's Day at McConaghy House

Haven't decided on how to commemorate Valentine's Day? Join us at McConaghy House for a Valentine's Date Night! Enjoy a self-guided tour of the house where actors will illuminate the history of Valentine's Day, listen to music in the carriage house while wine and chocolate tasting, and enjoy some Valentine's crafts. 

Proceeds support the continued maintenance and restoration of this historic local landmark.

$25 per person, $40 per couple. Tickets available below or call (510) 581-0223.

EVENT SOLD OUT

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Dinner with a Ghost
Jan
1
7:59 PM19:59

Dinner with a Ghost

If you're looking for something different to ring in the New Year, come to Meek Mansion for Dinner with a Ghost. Charity dinner in partnership with Ghost Town Operations and Napa City Ghost and Legends

Dinner and Paranormal Investigation $159; Paranormal Investigation Only $75. To order tickets, call John at (503) 569-4753 to make your reservation. Then pay for your tickets with PayPal and send money to gtopscimock@gmail.com. Save your confirmation number and pick up tickets at Will Call. Will Call hours for dinner and tour from 6:30-7PM, tour will call hours at from 8-9PM. 

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Dinner with a Ghost
Dec
31
7:00 PM19:00

Dinner with a Ghost

If you're looking for something different to ring in the New Year, come to Meek Mansion for Dinner with a Ghost. Charity dinner in partnership with Ghost Town Operations and Napa City Ghost and Legends

Dinner and Paranormal Investigation $159; Paranormal Investigation Only $75. To order tickets, call John at (503) 569-4753 to make your reservation. Then pay for your tickets with PayPal and send money to gtopscimock@gmail.com. Save your confirmation number and pick up tickets at Will Call. Will Call hours for dinner and tour from 6:30-7PM, tour will call hours at from 8-9PM. 

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Paranormal Investigation
Oct
29
to Oct 30

Paranormal Investigation

Experienced investigators lead attendees through either Meek Mansion or McConaghy House, with access to all non-restricted areas. Many paranormal research groups have investigated the two locations and found them to be very active sites. Data collected on previous investigations include electronic voice phenomena (EVP), cold spots, touches, apparitions and much more.

$75 General Admission. Proceeds support the maintenance and preservation of the historic sites. Tickets are limited and must be purchased in advance. Ages 18+. Purchase tickets below or call (510) 581-0223.

NOTE: All tickets for Meek Mansion are SOLD OUT!

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Paranormal Investigation at Meek Mansion
Sep
17
to Sep 18

Paranormal Investigation at Meek Mansion

Experienced investigators lead attendees through the properties with access to all non-restricted areas. Many paranormal research groups have investigated the two locations and found them to be very active sites. Data collected on previous investigations include electronic voice phenomena (EVP), cold spots, touches, apparitions and much more.

Tickets are $75 and must be purchased in advance. Proceeds go toward the ongoing restoration and preservation of both properties. Equipment is not provided. To book, purchase tickets online or call (510) 581-0223.

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Paranormal Investigation at McConaghy House
Aug
13
to Aug 14

Paranormal Investigation at McConaghy House

Experienced investigators lead attendees through the properties with access to all non-restricted areas. Many paranormal research groups have investigated the two locations and found them to be very active sites. Data collected on previous investigations include electronic voice phenomena (EVP), cold spots, touches, apparitions and much more.

Tickets are $75 and must be purchased in advance. Proceeds go toward the ongoing restoration and preservation of both properties. Equipment is not provided. To book, purchase tickets online or call (510) 581-0223.

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Public Paranormal Investigation at Meek Mansion
May
14
to May 15

Public Paranormal Investigation at Meek Mansion

Do you watch Ghost Hunters or other similar shows? Have you ever wanted to try your hand at what they do? Work side by side with experienced paranormal investigators as they search for paranormal activity throughout the Mansion. Learn how to use various tools and techniques associated with ghost hunting. Visitors will have access to all non-restricted areas of the Mansion. Bring your own equipment if you like.

Proceeds benefit the ongoing preservation and restoration of this landmark site. Tickets must be purchased in advance. Limit is 15 people per investigation. For more information and to book your tickets, please call (510) 581-0223 or visit www.haywardareahistory.org/paranormal-investigations.

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60th Anniversary Gala
Apr
30
7:00 PM19:00

60th Anniversary Gala

Celebrate 60 years of the Hayward Area Historical Society with a festive fundraising evening of martini tastings and culinary delights. Proceeds support HAHS’ public programs, K-12 school tours, temporary and permanent exhibitions, and other exciting activities at the Museum of History and Culture and three historic properties: McConaghy House, Meek Mansion, and the San Lorenzo Pioneer Cemetery. For tickets, please call (510) 581-0223 or purchase online here.

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15th History Awards ($)
Sep
18
6:00 PM18:00

15th History Awards ($)

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The Hayward Area Historical Society invites you to join us as we honor nine outstanding individuals and organizations making history and preserving culture with their significant service to the Hayward Area community.

The festive evening begins with cocktails and delectable appetizers catered by Blue Heron Catering while mingling and bidding on unique silent auction items. The History Awards ceremony features a special performance by the Mt. Eden High School Chamber Singers, the lead ensemble of the six choir program. After the ceremony, enjoy the delicious dessert bar and celebrate 15 years of honoring Hayward area community members in the Community Gallery’s History Awards exhibition.

Tickets: 
Individual $40
Patron $60 (additional $20 donation supports HAHS’ public programs and exhibitions)
Cocktail Attire

Purchase tickets at online or by phone (510) 581-0223 x151.


All proceeds support the Hayward Area Historical Society’s temporary and permanent exhibitions, public programs, K – 12 school tours, and other exciting activities at the new Center for History & Culture and three historic properties: McConaghy House, Meek Mansion and the San Lorenzo Pioneer Cemetery.
 

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