October 2022 Happenings

All Month

Scarecrows will be coming to downtown Fredericksburg
Grab a map & vote for your favorite.

Mary’s Ribbons
Mary Washington House
Breast Cancer Awareness

Oct. 1

Virginia State Fair

Spotsylvania Elementary School’s Fall FestivalCANCELED
10 am – 2 pm, FREE
Fun for the whole family including games, bounce houses, vendors, petting zoo, food and more! šŸšŸæ

Braehead Fall Festival
9 am – 6 pm
$12/pp

Stafford/Spotsy Art Festival RAIN DATE! MOVED TO NOVEMBER 12 & 13
10 am – 5 pm, FREE
401 Coneflower Lane, Stafford

Games at the Museum – Dino Hunt Dice!
Museum of Culpeper History
11 am

La Rumba Latinx Festival
Old Mill Park
11 am – 5 pm

8th Annual Meet the Moon
3:30-5 pm
Porter Library

75th Anniversary Parade & Festival
Spotsylvania Volunteer Fire Department

KIDS’ GALAXY GLOW RUN (AND Dance Party!) POSTPONED till OCT. 15
Patriot Park, 6:30 pm
Pre-register for race

Fredericksburg Greek Festival
11 am – 8 pm

Scotchtown’s Fall Festival
10 am – 4 pm

Grace UMM BBQ & Bluegrass
4-7 pm, FREE

Oct. 2

Virginia State Fair

Stafford/Spotsy Art Festival RAIN DATE! MOVED TO NOVEMBER 12 & 13
10 am – 5 pm, FREE
401 Coneflower Lane, Stafford

Braehead Fall Festival
9 am – 6 pm
$12/pp

Reusable Bag Bee
Fredericksburg Food Co-op
2-3:30 pm

Deaf and Hard of Hearing Community Day
Ferry Farm
2 pm & 3 pm
$12 – adults, $6 – students (ages 6-17), Free – children (ages 5 & under) Plus processing fee

Fredericksburg Greek Festival
12-4 pm

The Good Witch’s Magic Pumpkin Patch
Willowdale Farm/Campfire Critters Animal Sanctuary
$20/ticket for kids 12 & under/Adults do not need tickets
Every Sunday in October
10 am – noon or 3-5 pm

Oct. 3

Marsupial Mondays
Possum-bilities Store
211 William Street
12-5 pm
Wear anything with a marsupial on it and receive 15% off store purchase
Meet a possum from Awesome Possumz!

Fall Opening of St. James’ House
1-4 pm

Hocus Pocus 2 Family Movie Night
Culpeper Eagles 4551
6 pm

Oct. 4

Fall Opening of St. James’ House
1-4 pm

Oct. 5

Fall Opening of St. James’ House
1-4 pm

Oct. 6

Fall Opening of St. James’ House
1-4 pm

Oct. 7

Fall Opening of St. James’ House
1-4 pm

FXBG First Friday
5- 9 pm

Culpeper First Friday
4-8 pm

Family Dance
Dorothy Hart Community Center
6:30-8:30 pm
Pre-registration $8/At the door if space $10
Ages 4-12 and caregiver

Oct. 8

Stafford’s Fall Family Festival
John Lee Pratt Park
11 am – 4 pm

Free Family Day at Heritage Farm
Louisa
10 am – 2 pm

Culpeper Downtown Farmer’s Market
FREE Iā€™m SOW Healthy Live Kids Cooking Demo
Come make BOO Cups!

Central Rappahannock Library’s Trebuchet Contest
10 am, registration starts at 9:30 a.m.
Gayle Middle School Athletic Field

Culpeper Air Fest
9 am – 4 pm
FREE

Braehead Fall Festival
9 am – 6 pm
$12/pp

Water Clean up
11 am – 12:30 pm
Motts Run Reservoir
$6/pp, Pre-registration required

Fall Opening of St. James’ House
1-4 pm

Stafford Elementary Fall Festival
10 am – 2 pm
$6/child, includes a pumpkin

Waller’s Baptist Church Fall Festival
Partlow
11 am – 2 pm
Most items are FREE

Romanian Festival
12-7 pm
FREE admission

Rappahannock Powwow at Belle Grove Plantation
10 am – 5 pm
Advance Tickets
Day Pass ā€“ $15
Weekend (Two Days) Pass -$25
Children 12 years and under ā€“ Free

Toys for Tots Benefit Scrimmage
FXBG Roller Derby
4 pm
Admission = Donate a toy

Oct. 9

Rappahannock Powwow at Belle Grove Plantation
10 am – 5 pm
Advance Tickets
Day Pass ā€“ $15
Weekend (Two Days) Pass -$25
Children 12 years and under ā€“ Free

Braehead Fall Festival
9 am – 6 pm
$12/pp

The Good Witch’s Magic Pumpkin Patch
Willowdale Farm/Campfire Critters Animal Sanctuary
$20/ticket for kids 12 & under/Adults do not need tickets
Every Sunday in October
10 am – noon or 3-5 pm

Family Festival 2022
New Life Outreach
12 – 4 pm, FREE

Fall Full Moon Paddle
5:30-8 pm
Ages 12+
$$$

Deep Phreak October
Reclaim Arcade
5-8 pm, $10

Oct. 10

Possum Storytime
10-11 am, 211 William Street
Fun storytime, animal experience and craft

Marsupial Mondays
Possum-bilities Store
211 William Street
12-5 pm
Wear anything with a marsupial on it and receive 15% off store purchase
Meet a possum from Awesome Possumz!

Oct. 11

Homeschool Nature Nerds
Seedsploration
9 am – 12 noon
Alum Springs Park
$20/session or $90/all 5 sessions
Pre-registration required/Registration closes the Thursday before each date

Stafford County Sheriff’s Department National Night Out for Safety
Stafford Market Place, 5-8 pm

Oct. 13

Grow & Giggle Happy Halloween
10 am – 11:30 am
Lee Hill Community Center
Pre-registration required
Ages 2-5, $10/per child

Stafford County Fair

Oct. 14

Fabulous Friday: Creepy Crawlies
Central Rappahannock Library — Snow Library location
4:30-5 pm

Stafford County Fair

Campout in the Park
Motts Run Reservoir
5 pm, $$

Oct. 15

Gifts From Angels Vendor/Yard Sale & Trunk or Treat Event
Regency Furniture Parking Lot
Vendor Fair 8 am – 1 pm
Special Needs Trunk or Treat 4-6 pm

Annual Fall Festival
Goshen Baptist Church
2-4 pm

Log Cabin Storytime at Motts Run Reservoir
Motts Run Reservoir
11 am, FREE

Braehead Fall Festival
9 am – 6 pm
$12/pp

Running of the Goats
6 Bears & a Goat Brewing Company
11 am – 10 pm

World Singing Day with the Spotsylvanian’s Chorus
2 pm
Spotsylvania Towne Centre

Nerf Mania
Fred Nats Stadium
$10/per person per wave
11-1, 1:30-3:30, 4-6, 6:30-8:30

Stafford County Fair

Fairies in the Flowers
King George
3-5 pm
$10/fairy

Community Day of Remembrance & Reflection
Chatham Manor
10 am – 4:30 pm, FREE

Fall Fest at Hurkamp Park
The Way Church
5-9 pm

Leesylvania State Park’s Annual Fall Festival
3-8 pm
Standard parking fees plus ticket fees

Oct. 16

Stafford County Fair

Braehead Fall Festival
9 am – 6 pm
$12/pp

The Good Witch’s Magic Pumpkin Patch
Willowdale Farm/Campfire Critters Animal Sanctuary
$20/ticket for kids 12 & under/Adults do not need tickets
Every Sunday in October
10 am – noon or 3-5 pm

Deep Phreak October
Reclaim Arcade
5-8 pm, $10

Oct. 17

Marsupial Mondays
Possum-bilities Store
211 William Street
12-5 pm
Wear anything with a marsupial on it and receive 15% off store purchase
Meet a possum from Awesome Possumz!

Halloween Crafts
Fraternal Order of Eagles Culpeper 4551
6 pm
RSVP on Facebook

Oct. 18

Belmont’s Preschool Palette
10-11 am, 2-5 years old with adult
$12/per pair

Oct. 19

Belmont’s Preschool Palette
10-11 am, 2-5 years old with adult
$12/per pair

Free Paint Night at Bella Joy Ballroom
7 pm, FREE
Please visit their website, call or email to register!

Oct. 20

Belmont’s Preschool Palette
10-11 am, 2-5 years old with adult
$12/per pair

Oct. 21

Park After Dark
Memorial Park
6:30-8 pm
FREE, Pre-registration recommended

Moonlight Halloween Candy Hunt
Culpeper
FREE, Must pre-register by Oct. 11

Hartwood Elementary School Trunk or Treat
6-8 pm

Rocky Run Elementary School Trunk or Treat
6-8 pm

Spooktacular Social (King George)
6-8 pm

Oct. 22

Harvest Fest
Spotsy Farmer’s Market
10 am – noon

Belmont’s Preschool Palette
10-11 am, 2-5 years old with adult
$12/per pair

Braehead Fall Festival
9 am – 6 pm
$12/pp

SCPS Multicultural Fair
Colonial Forge HS
10 am – 2 pm

Trick-or-Treat Hike
Widewater State Park
4-6:30 pm
Standard Parking Fee

Bragg’s Corner Trunk or Treat
5-7 pm
To have a trunk spot is FREE and no cost to be a Treater!

Creepy Crawly Carnival
Ron Rosner YMCA
5-8 pm, $$

Creepy Crawly Carnival
King George YMCA
5-8:30 pm

Halloween Movie Night
Riverfront Park, Sophia St
5:30-7:30 pm, FREE

Trunk or Treat
Stafford’s Best After School Program and Summer Camp
5-7:30 pm
Register for FREE tickets

Trunk or Treat at the Barn
5-7 pm

FXBG Jeepers Jeep or Treat
570 Celebrate Virginia Pkwy
6-8 pm

Movie Night at Ebenezer UMC
6:30 pm, FREE popcorn

Oct. 23

La Rumba Latinx Festival
11 am – 5 pm
Old Mill Park

The Good Witch’s Magic Pumpkin Patch
Willowdale Farm/Campfire Critters Animal Sanctuary
$20/ticket for kids 12 & under/Adults do not need tickets
Every Sunday in October
10 am – noon or 3-5 pm

Braehead Fall Festival
9 am – 6 pm
$12/pp

Trunk or Treat with Faith Baptist Church
5:30-8:30 pm
Free, Register for a Ticket

Deep Phreak October
Reclaim Arcade
5-8 pm, $10

Oct. 24

Marsupial Mondays
Possum-bilities Store
211 William Street
12-5 pm
Wear anything with a marsupial on it and receive 15% off store purchase
Meet a possum from Awesome Possumz!

Kids’ Halloween Bingo
Fraternal Order of Eagles Culpeper- 4551
6 pm
RSVP on Facebook

Oct. 25

Homeschool Nature Nerds
Classy Classifications
9 am – 12 noon
Alum Springs Park
$20/session or $90/all 5 sessions
Pre-registration required/Registration closes the Thursday before each date

Oct. 27

Harvest Celebration
Fredericksburg Food Co-op
$20/pp

Oct. 28

Goochland Drive-in Trunk or Treat

WES PTA Trunk or Treat
6:30-8:30 pm
FREE for public

Oct 29

Harvest Fest
Spotsy Farmer’s Market
10 am – noon

Culpeper Farmer’s Market Trick or Treat
7:30am – 12noon at the Culpeper Baptist Church.
Vendors will have TREATS for our smallest costumed customers to celebrate Halloween!

Autumn Leaf Special
Rappahannock Railroad Museum
9 am – 2 pm, FREE open air train rides

Costume Stroll & Treats on the Streets
Downtown Fredericksburg
Costume Stroll at 9:30 am
Treats on the Streets: 10 am – 12 pm

2nd Annual Super Spooky (But Not So Scary) Halloween Photo Booth
Italian Station
10 am – 12 noon

Craft & Vendor Fundraiser – Massaponax HS
10 am – 3 pm
Admission is free

Braehead Fall Festival
9 am – 6 pm
$12/pp

Learn with Me Day: I Dig George
9:30 ā€“ 10:30am; 11am ā€“ 12pm; 1pm ā€“ 2pm; 2:30pm ā€“ 3:30pm
$10/children and $5/adults (plus processing fees)

Northside Baptist Church Fall Festival
11 am – 4 pm

8th Annual Harvest Festival Fly-in
Shannon Airport
10 am – 4 pm
Ticketed Event-$$

Hope of Christ Fall Festival
1449 Courthouse Rd, Stafford VA 22554
11 am – 2 pm, FREE

Out of this World Trunk Fest/The Bridge Church
Courtland High School
4-6:30 pm

Kids’ Monster Jam Dance Party
Billiken’s Smokehouse
1 – 5 pm

Eden Try Winery Trunk or Treat & Vendor Market
11 am – 4 pm

Goochland Drive-in Trunk or Treat

Halloween Harvest Festival
Revatone Farm
Vendors & Trunk or Treat

Pet Palooza
FXBG Expo Center
9 am – 4 pm, $$$

Trunk or Treat at the ODHS
4-6 pm

Sensory Friendly Carnival
Massad YMCA
1-3 pm, FREE

Creepy Crawly Carnival
Massad YMCA
6-9 pm, $8/pp

Battlefield Country Store’s Trunk or Treat
6-8 pm

New Hope United Methodist Church Trunk or Treat
5-7 pm

Spotsylvania Sheriff Department’s Trunk-or-Treat
6-8 pm

E.V.O.L.V.E. Center Trunk or Treat
3-5 pm, Culpeper

MFA Harvest Festival
2-6 pm
$5/pp

Virtuous Dance Center Trunk or Treat
4 – 8 pm

Oct. 30

Guided Woodland Hike
Gari Melchers Home & Studio
2-3:30 pm, FREE

Braehead Fall Festival
9 am – 6 pm
$12/pp

The Good Witch’s Magic Pumpkin Patch
Willowdale Farm/Campfire Critters Animal Sanctuary
$20/ticket for kids 12 & under/Adults do not need tickets
Every Sunday in October
10 am – noon or 3-5 pm

Pet Palooza
FXBG Expo Center
10 am – 3 pm, $$$

Trunk or Treat at ART of Dance Culpeper
5-8 pm
FREE to attend

SkyZone Halloween Bash
4-8 pm, Members are FREE

Zoan Baptist Church Trunk or Treat
5:30 pm – pizza dinner
6:00 pm – trunk or treat

Calvary Chapel Harvest Festival
3-6 pm
3625 Latimers Knoll Ct

Deep Phreak October
Reclaim Arcade
5-8 pm, $10

Oct. 31

Costumed Kids Eat Free on Halloween
11 am – 10 pm
Sedona Taphouse

Marsupial Mondays
Possum-bilities Store
211 William Street
12-5 pm
Wear anything with a marsupial on it and receive 15% off store purchase
Meet a possum from Awesome Possumz!

Hillcrest UMC Trunk or Treat
6-8 pm

Culpeper Downtown Trick or Treat
Davis Street
5-6 pm

Trunk or Treat
Culpeper Town Square
6 pm

Trunk-or-Treat
Fredericksburg Eagle 4123
5:30-7:30 pm

Rock Hill Baptist Church Trunk-or-Treat
5-6:45 pm

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