About the Event
James A. Willis has been walking on the weird side of history for over 30 years. He will tell spooky and strange tales about the Buckeye State’s most unusual sightings and citizens—ghosts, monsters, UFOs, murderous villains, courageous heroes, and much more!
Willis has authored more than a dozen books, including Ohio's Historic Haunts: Investigating the Paranormal in the Buckeye State, The Big Book of Ohio Ghost Stories, Central Ohio Legends and Lore, and Weird Ohio.
This event will conclude with a book signing.
Ghost Hunt Raffle
What really happened at Thurber House on "The Night The Ghost Got In"? Did James Thurber actually have an encounter with a ghost? Well, now is your chance to find out for yourself!
Author and paranormal researcher James A. Willis is teaming up with the Thurber House to offer one lucky winner and a guest the chance to ghost hunt inside Thurber House. You will have the opportunity to stand in the exact spot where Thurber had his ghostly encounter. Will the ghost decide to make an appearance? That’s for you to find out…if you dare!
Ghost hunt raffle tickets are $5 each or five for $20. All proceeds benefit Thurber House.
Regular Admission: $5.25
Ghost Hunt Raffle Tickets
1 ticket: $5
5 tickets: $20
All tickets are non-refundable.
Columbus Arts and Culture Fee
As of July 1, 2019: Included in the total ticket price is a 5% arts and culture fee as required by the City of Columbus (this excludes tickets for events occurring outside the City of Columbus and does not include raffle tickets). The arts and culture fee provides public funds to support artists and arts/cultural organizations like Thurber House that educate and engage audiences of all ages. Click here for more information.