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Happy Halloween

Places where you can have a SPOOK-tacular time! Ghosts of Staunton

Now through October, Fridays & Saturdays, 8pm at various starting locations Choose from several ghost tours for spooky tales along with historic facts. Reservations recommended. 540-448-2743,

Twizted Creationz Haunted Attraction

September 29–October 31, 6:30–10:30pm Fridays & Saturdays, 6:30–9:30pm October 19, 26, 30, 31 at Creative Works Farm, Waynesboro Get scared at this trail haunt with indoor and outdoor scenes. All benefits go to Camp Light, a summer camp for kids with chronic illnesses and other special needs. 540-471-1659,

Haunted Camp Weekends

October 6–28, Fridays & Saturdays at Misty Mountain Camp Resort Enjoy activities including trick or treating, costume contests, pumpkin carving, hayrides to the pumpkin patch, best decorated campsite contest and more. 888-647-8900,

Boo at the Zoo

October 20–22, 5:30–8:30pm at National Zoo, Washington, DC With more than 40 treat stations, animal demonstrations, keeper chats and decorated trails, this frightfully fun evening is a treat for the whole family. 202-633-4888,


October 2017

Healthy Halloween Treats

October 21, 9–10am at Brooks Family YMCA Visit the Brooks Family YMCA for Halloween fun. 974-9622,

Goblins and Gourds

October 22, 1–4pm at Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden, Richmond Harvest celebration with live music, pumpkin decorating, storytelling and fun in the Children’s Garden. 804-262-9887,

Boo Bash!

October 27, 6–7:30pm at Virginia Discovery Museum Dress up in your kookiest costumes as you enjoy a variety of fun carnival games, activities and crafts. CharlottesvilleFamily is a proud sponsor! 977-1025,

Fright Night October 27, 6:30–8:30pm at Crozet Library Experience the library after-hours and play Zombie Tag, Werewolf and Zombies v. Humans in the darkened library stacks. Grades 6–12. 823-4050,

Spooky Night Storytime October 23, 6:30pm at Central Library Come prepared to hold tight to your snuggly and shiver as all things spooky are celebrated in this evening storytime. 979-7151,

Monster of a Movie

October 27, 10:30am at Gordon Avenue Library Come and enjoy Hotel Transylvania (2012) with your family. 296-5544,

Kids’ Costume Bash

October 27, 5–7pm at Keswick Hall and Golf Club Dress in your best costume and enjoy themed snacks and kids drinks (included). Activities include mummy wrap, fingerprint ghosts, Halloween spider and magnet painting. 979-3440,

23rd Annual Spirit Walk

October 27–28, 6pm first tour, 8:30pm last tour at Downtown Charlottesville Visit haunts of the past and hear stories from memorable residents of our community’s past. This popular tour typically sells out. 296-1492,

Harvest Fest October 27–29 at Wintergreen Resort Pumpkin carving, cookie decorating, fun around the campfire, movies and more. A spooktacular fun time for the whole family. 325-8180,

Halloween Costume Contest for Kids October 28 at Saunders Brothers Farm Market Help decide which is the next great tasting apple to grow while you listen to live music and watch a Halloween costume contest for the kids. 277-5455,

Charlottesvillefamily's BLOOM October 2017  

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