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Inaugural Wicked Walk to offer ‘Spooktacluar Ghost Tour’

By Staff | Oct 24, 2018

Lee County students have banded together to offer a “Spooktacluar Ghost Tour”?back into Fort Myers’ past.

The Foundation for Lee County Public Schools and The Sidney & Berne Davis Arts Center will be hold the inaugural Wicked Walk Friday, Oct. 26,

The walk will step off at the Sidney Berne Davis Art Center from 6-10 p.m. with Wicked Walk tours occurring every 20 minutes.

Nearly 200 students from North Fort Myers High, Cypress Lake High Center for the Arts, Estero High, Fort Myers High and Riverdale High will participate in this event, making it the largest original artistic collaboration among Lee County Schools.

The theme of the Wicked Walk, Walking Shadows, will take attendees back in time to visits “ghosts” of Lee County’s past and will feature theatric, musical, and creative art performed by Lee County students at multiple stations.

The ticketed walk-through event is open to the public and all proceeds will be split between The Foundation for Lee County Public Schools and The Sidney & Berne Davis Art Center to support art education in the School District of Lee County.

Tickets are $10 for adults, $5 for children.

“The combination of schools collaborating, the colorful history of our area as subject matter and the amazing talent of the performers and visual artists has produced an experience new to Lee County that I think everyone will enjoy,” said Patty Gair, dance teacher at Cypress Lake High Center for the Arts and art director of The Wicked Walk in a prepared statement. “As usual, teachers and students go way beyond expectations, providing audiences with an amazing historical, artistic and fun experience.”

Book your time to wander the halls and stairwells of the Sidney Berne Davis Arts Center for this one-of-a-kind interactive theatrical experience. Pick a menu item at the “Snack House” and have 24 tap dancing waiters deliver your request, be a witness to the land deals and pioneer adventures that tamed our area, follow an invitation to Mrs. Edison’s Tea featuring her lovely orchestra, and even hear the Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy at the USO stage.

Gather friends and family and book your “departure” time today the spirits are waiting.

To purchase tickets log on to: www.sbdac.com /wicked-walk-2018/

The Sidney & Berne Davis Art Center is at 2301 First Street, Fort Myers.