…as we step into a darker time when magic and science had not yet been divided. See how the midnight woods could reveal a shadowy clearing where hooded figures dance around a bubbling cauldron. Does it contain a healing elixir, a love potion, or something dangerously wicked?

Join us and explore arcane experiments, unexpected discoveries, and forbidden passions through live theatrical performances, scholarly lectures, and special displays of rarely seen objects from our vaults.


7 and 8:15 p.m.
“‘Bubble, Bubble, Toil, and Trouble’: Potions, Poisons, and Elixirs in the Renaissance”
(Saturday, Oct. 22 only)
Deborah Harkness

6:45, 7:45 and 8:45 p.m.
Potions, Poisons, and Aires
LA Opera Connects

6:30, 7:30 and 8:45 p.m.
Edgar Allan Poe & Masters of the Macabre Theatre
The Guild of St. George

6–9:30 p.m.
Poisons and Potions: Collections from the Library Vaults

6:45 and 8 p.m.
The Poisonous Pub Quiz

7, 8, and 9 p.m.
CirqueSanity’s Double Double Toil & Trouble

6–9:30 p.m.
Nightshade Alley

6:30–9:30 p.m.
Danse Macabre

6–9:30 p.m.
The Eerie Emporium
The Huntington Store is open with must-have merchandise like apothecary cocktail recipe books.
The Huntington Store

6–9:30 p.m.
Libation Lounges
The Cauldron: Garden Court
The Wytch Wood: Library Lawn
The Wizard’s Sanctum: Huntington Art Gallery Circle
Beverages available for purchase. Please consume alcohol responsibly.

6–9:30 p.m.
Coffee and Dessert Stations
Wickedly tasty treats available for purchase.
Main entrance

Tickets here: https://tickets.huntington.org/events/f3c3769f-b842-670a-aeb2-e0770d7543fa