Here's where you can have some ghostly fun in New West

Movers & Shakers

A local restaurant is getting into the Halloween spirit.

The Royal Crown Castle restaurant and bar is teaming up with Cornerstone Supernatural, a group for paranormal enthusiasts, to host a Supernatural Halloween and Ghost Hunt. The restaurant at 319 Governors Crt. – in a building that was once part of the British Columbia Penitentiary, which operated in New West for 102 years and was the first federal penitentiary west of Manitoba.

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“BC Pen opened in 1878 and was decommissioned in 1980,” said a press release. “It was infamous for several riots and hostage takings, most of which occurred in the 1970s.”

The Supernatural Halloween and Ghost Hunt is taking place on Friday, Oct. 25 starting at 7 p.m. There will be live music by Suede Dog starting at 8 p.m.

“There will be ghost hunt activities, séance rooms, UFO’s & The Dead, special presentation from Cornerstone Supernatural, Magic & Sprits in the Maestro’s Lair and much more,” said a press release.

Tickets, which include a three-course meal and a beverage, are $45 plus tax and gratuities. Seating is limited, so if you want to attend call 604-544-5020 to reserve seats.

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