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Birthday Bash

Poe cuts the birthday cakeOur most recent Birthday Bash was January 21, 2017 at the Poe Museum

Once again, the Poe Museum hosted the world’s largest annual celebration of Edgar Allan Poe’s birthday with an entire day of music, performance, tours, and (of course) birthday cake.

2017 Birthday Bash Schedule Highlights:

Museum tours

Neighborhood Walking Tour with Eliza Poe

Neighborhood Walking Tour with Elmira Shelton

Poetry Reading by Elmira Shelton

Readings of "The Black Cat" and "The Raven" 

Curator’s Corner about the Scandals Exhibit

Birthday CakeElmira Shelton leading a neighborhood walking tour 

Book Talk & Signing with Crash LaResh and Midnight, Me, and Bob Macabre

Ironclad Coffee Talk at Coffee Table

James River Writers Poe Inspires Award Ceremony

Live Music from Junk Music with The Junkman, League of Space Pirates, and Charming Disaster

Film Screening by Poe Movies

12:00 a.m. Champagne Toast in the Poe Shrine


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Thank you to the 2017 Birthday Bash's amazing sponsors and partners!