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Open Mic

October 18, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm


Announcing our third annual WYKD WRDS: A Very Scary Open Mic
Friday, October 18, 2019
7:30 pm – 9:30 pm; Hudson Valley Writers Center @ Philipse Manor Station

Only Scary/Spooky/Creepy Stuff: poems, songs, stories can be read! Costumes encouraged! Snacks served.

Night begins with a featured artist (TBD). Participants can sign up online or at door to share in 5-minute slots. Evening interspersed with screenings of 30-sec films from #SleepyHollowShorts contest. (Find out more below.)

Suggested donation, $5. Doors open 7 p.m.

#SleepyHollowShorts: 30-sec Film Fest

Select entries to be screened at Hudson Valley Writers Center’s Wykd Wrds Open Mic, Friday, October 18, 7:30 pm (see above); and online ongoing.

Of course, Halloween in Sleepy Hollow is not to be missed, but this village is more than just the sum of its many autumn events and a headless horseman — as cool as having that weird guy around is.

In the interest of sharing every angle of our scenic, historic, vibrant, diverse, unique — and yes, sometimes spooky — village on the banks of the Hudson River all year long, we’re inviting filmmakers (from amateur smartphone addicts to rising stars) to come explore our fine stomping grounds, and while you’re at it, amass some awesome footage (but not too much).

Make a film that’s 30-seconds long (max!) and make it in Sleepy Hollow. Easily submit your film online. Learn more here: sleepyhollowshorts.tumblr.com/about.

More about our Open Mics in general:

Our Open Mic Nights are held from 7:30-9:30 pm on the 3rd Friday of each month. Doors open at 7 pm for event starting at 7:30. Due to popular demand to participate, we’ve had to limit the amount of readers to 20. NEW: We’re adjusting the policy to balance the demand at the door and online: There are now 10 performer slots up for sale online, placing you on the list in order of your purchase. The other 10 slots are available at the door in the order of your arrival. If the online “performer” tickets are sold out, you can still buy general audience tix and add your name to performer list when you arrive. We hope this makes our popular events smoother for all!


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October 18, 2019
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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Hudson Valley Writers Center
Philipse Manor Station
Sleepy Hollow, NY 10591 United States
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