A great list of fall events and activities in this area. Many of these events run every weekend until the end of October, so don't forget to check our website for updates and reminders. Take your family out this weekend!
Corn Maze at Bergey's Breadbasket--Come and enjoy Bergey's Annual Corn Maze open Thursdays 4 PM - 7 PM (October only) and Fridays and Saturdays 10 AM - 7 PM. The 5-acre maze is a fun and educational activity for your whole family. Hone your directional skills and problem solving skills as you make your way through our new football themed maze. Price includes wagon ride, corn maze, straw bale maze, and one free corn gun shot. Additional corn gun shots are $1 a shot. We have wagon rides, a petting zoo, and games, and you won't be able to pass by our family-run bakery without stopping for a treat! Choose from homemade cinnamon rolls, breads and pies, sandwiches, and made on-site ice cream. A variety of produce and fresh-cut flowers grown right on our farm are also available. Also, be sure to check out our new Pumpkin Patch!
Yorktown Day--Patriotic ceremonies, a parade, fifes and drums performances, and tactical demonstrations by "The Old Guard" commemorate the 231st anniversary of America's momentous Revolutionary War victory at Yorktown. 301 Main Street. Historic Yorktown and Yorktown Battlefield. Free. (757) 898-2410
Old Virginia Christmas Fair at Smith's Fort Plantation--held 7 mi. from Williamsburg, VA. - Oct. 19-21 - Across the James River from Jamestown Island, a group of select Traditional Craftsmen, assemble in Colonial costume, demonstrating their crafts - selling their Collector & Gift Quality wares. Event website: http://www.AAShow.com While visiting Smith's Fort Plantation, hike or drive down the trail leading to Gray's Creek to see the location where Capt. John Smith built a fortification overlooking the waterway. Doorprize Drawing - $ admission - Rain/Shine
Admission Fee: House Tours $
Journey Trails, recognized nationally for their special effects make up, is now offering FOUR, unique, haunted attractions for one low price. Each haunt provieds many levels of mystery and scare for the mind, body and soul; Come experience the Journey to the Dark Side, Castle Bloodworth, the Doomsday Encounter, and The "Fun" House". Journey Trails is one of the most unusual, truth-based haunts ever created, and the only scare that stays with you "Till Death do us Part!" Open Every Friday and Saturday in October 7:30pm—10:30pm. For an additional $5, challenge your friends to "The Last Ride"!
Admission Fee: $20
The City of Poquoson presents the Annual Poquoson Seafood Festival. The Festival's mission is to honor the Working Watermen of the Chesapeake Bay and the rich coastal heritage of Poquoson. The festival will feature outstanding national and regional musical entertainment. As in years past, the Poquoson Seafood Festival hosts the Poquoson Art League Juried Arts & Crafts Show with over 150 artisans expected to exhibit. Living up to its name, the Festival offers a variety of seafood dishes from the surrounding waters. Admission Fee: $5 parking
First Landing Park -- Enjoy natural surroundings, hay rides, pumpkin decorating, kids' crafts, roasting s'mores and special exhibits.
The 2012 Stockley Gardens Fall Arts Festival will take place, as always, in Stockley Gardens Park in the Ghent neighborhood of Norfolk (at the corner of Stockley Gardens and Olney Rd.) and is free and open to the public. Over 140 artists will participate, featuring pieces in various media including painting, glass, sculpture, photography, and jewelry. There will also be an Emerging Artist Exhibit, musical performances all weekend long, children's activities, and a variety of food vendors serving everything from popcorn to ribs to pitas to funnel cake and more. The festival will run from 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM on Saturday, October 20, and from noon to 5:00 PM on Sunday, October 21. The award ceremony and after-hours party will take place Saturday evening from 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM. All proceeds from the festival will benefit Hope House Foundation.
It’s a howling good time in the Virginia Living Museum’s Abbitt Planetarium with this frightfully awesome mix of terror-ific tunes! Wild and weird laser images accompany songs from Black Sabbath, Garbage, The Who and so many more! Come enjoy this laser spook-tacular! Oct. 20 at 8 p.m., Oct. 26 at 5:30, 7, 8:30 and 10 p.m. Admission Fee: $6
The 2012 Military Family Festival presented by USAA in partnership with the Tidewater Military Family Services Council (TMFSC) will be held at the Virginia Beach Convention Center on Saturday, October 20, 2012. Event activities include: Live shows, meet live animals, games, tons of candy, Pirate School, Spectrum Puppets, local resources & information tables, tons of free giveaways, food sampling and mini golf. Children are encouraged to come dressed up in their Halloween costumes! Proceeds from the festival go towards the TMFSC summer camp scholarship program for military children. FREE to all active duty military & dependants, retired military. National Guard and Reserve of all branches. OPEN to the general public. Adults $5, Youth (3-17) $1. CASH ONLY. Admission Fee: Free for Military I.D. Holders. Adults $5. Youth (3-17) $1 CASH ONLY
Experience the 25th Annual AT&T Town Point Virginia Wine Festival, Hampton Roads' most anticipated Wine Festival of the fall season, on Saturday and Sunday October 20-21, 2012 from 11 am - 6 pm daily in Town Point Park along the Downtown Norfolk Waterfront. This fall festival favorite will showcase over 200 of Virginia's finest wine varieties and encapsulate the elegant flavor and flair of the region.Festival guests will enjoy a blissful weekend of sampling a wide selection of Virginia Wines in Town Point Park. The day offers premier wine vintages and live musical performance in addition to gourmet foods and specialty wares for purchase. All wines presented during the festival are available for purchase by the bottle or the case.
Petting Zoo / Day-time Farm Tours / Pony Rides / Carnival Rides
Giant Haystack / Pumpkin Patch
Live Entertainment and more!
All at Hunt Club Farm!