Special Tours and Events

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Trolley Tours, Book Signings, Lectures and Author Events

Meet Roxie, author of 7 books on New England's folklore and ghostly history. She's been featured on national and local television for her unique collection of stories. Have your datebook handy, because you dont't want to miss this series of special events.



Upcoming 2016 Special Tours & Events

Spirits of the Past Trolley Tour

Join the author of the bestselling book Haunted Portsmouth, Roxie J. Zwicker for an evening trolley ride to some of the most historic and haunted locations in Portsmouth and New Castle, New Hampshire. Travel to the Maplewood Mansion, the Wentworth by the Sea, learn about haunted lighthouses, ghost stories from the Isles of Shoals and the fascinating North Cemetery and South Cemetery. Stories of strange tunnels and the ghostly secrets of place names will also be told.

Listen to spooky music, get cozy on the trolley and be ready for a few surprises. There will be photo opportunities at two stops on the tour as well.

Latest Spirits of the Past Trolley Tour Reviews:

"Roxie knows her stuff, she is a wealth of information and conveys it all very well. You always leave one of her tours wanting more."

"What a awesome night! Having grown up in Portsmouth and having family that is Puddle Dockers to learn so much that I didnt know was fascinating. It was a wonderful time!"

Winter Wonderland Trolley Tour

Join us for our fully costumed and narrated sightseeing trolley tour that will provide a blend of local legends, lore and history. Join us for a winter wonderland ride into the fascinating past of the seacoast. Hop aboard a beautifully decorated trolley for an unforgettable narrated scenic ride with costumed guides.

Explore the legends, lore and history of the oldest towns in Maine, York and Kittery with the author of the local bestselling book Haunted York County, Roxie J. Zwicker. Follow the 11 mile historic train and trolley route that went from Portsmouth to York from 1887 to 1927. This cozy trolley ride will feature historic images displayed on the full color trolley screens throughout the tour. Highlights of this 2 1/2 hour tour include: Stories from Kittery Point, York Village and Cape Neddick and view some of the oldest homes in southern Maine dating back to the late 17th and early 18th century. This tour also covers the history of the landmark road of Route One and so much more.

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Tea Leaf Readings and Tarot Card Readings

Tarot Card readings and tea leaf readings available Wednesdays through Sundays at the Seacoast's most magickal shoppe, Deadwicks Ethereal Emporium at 19 Sheafe Street in Portsmouth, NH. Please call to make an appointment.

Experience the magic of divination! Roxie's message is to create balance and inspire a healthy, abundant, happy life. She has been reading tea leaves, crystals and tarot cards for individuals, private parties and groups for over 20 years. As a metaphysical instructor Roxie brings a depth of knowledge to your insightful reading. At the end of your reading you will be given ideas and tools to assist you in manifesting your goals. Roxie offers the ancient art of tea leaf reading and tarot reading with the use of the Gilded Reverie Lenormand Cards and The Well Worn Path and Hidden path decks.

Party rates, please email us for more information.  Email early for best date selection.  Readings and parties available year round.  Gift certificates also available!

Roxie will be hosting the following presentations in 2016:

Spirit Bridge - Connections to the other side - August 31st at 7:00 pm, Public Library, Coventry, Rhode Island.

Maritime Mysteries and Seafaring Spirits - September 1st at 7:00 pm Greene Library, Coventry, Rhode Island.

Angels on Your Shoulders - Spirit Quest - Saturday, September 24th, Veasey Estate, Groveland, Mass.

Maritime Mysteries and Seafaring Spirits - Cape Cod Museum of Natural History, Brewster, Mass. - Saturday, October 1st, 2016 at 1:00 pm. Visit www.ccmnh.org for more information.

Maritime Mysteries and Seafaring Spirits - October 11th at 6:00 pm Public Library, Old Orchard Beach, Maine.

Spirits of the Granite State- Thursday, October 13th at 7:00 pm Londonderry Library, Londonderry, NH.




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