The Mount will present a reading of "Kerfol," one of Edith Wharton’s ghost stories, from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 31.

The Mount will open at 6 p.m. allowing guests to roam and enjoy cider and light refreshments. The reading begins at 6:30. The cost is $15 for the general public, $10 for members.

A 90-minute ghost tour begins at 8:30 p.m. and a 90-minute Witching Hour ghost tour begins at 10:30 p.m. Each tour costs $25 for adults and $20 for youths 12-18.

Costumes are encouraged at all events and free memberships given for best costume at each event.

Space is limited and advance purchase is encouraged. Visit or call (413) 551-5100 to purchase a ticket.