Great 8 Happenings: Second week in October

RICHMOND, Va. (WRIC) — The air is getting cooler, the days are getting shorter and Halloween season is heating up.

Here’s this week’s list of what to do on the weekend.

MULTI-DAY EVENTS

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Creepy Hollow Scream Park: Haunted series of attractions that includes spooky scenery, illusions and scary surprises … includes walking tours through Scream Forest, haunted Staples Mill, and Axl’s Fun House

Where: 14437 Stone Horse Creek Road, Glen Allen, VA 23059

When: Friday and Saturday, Gates open at 7 p.m., walkthroughs start at 7:30 p.m. and tickets are sold until 11 p.m.

Cost: $24 per person

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Gourds, Goblets and Ghouls Festival: Pumpkins, hayrides, trips through a corn maze, wine and beer

Where: Hanover Vegetable Farm, 13580 Ashland Road, Ashland, VA 23005

When: Saturday and Sunday, 11 a.m. – 6 p.m.

Cost: $15 at the door, children under 3 are free, pumpkins cost $8

SATURDAY

The Manchester Manifestival: Live music, art, food, drinks, vendors, yoga, kiddie corner … aimed at promoting growth in the Manchester area

Where: Brewer’s Cafe, Manchester

When: Saturday, 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.

Cost: free to attend, plus purchases

Pumpkin Patch Days: Drum Circle and free chili and s’mores around the campfire

Where: Ginter Park United Methodist Church, 101 West Laburnum Avenue, Richmond, Virginia 23227

When: 6:30 p.m.

Cost: free

oktoberfest

Once Upon a Vine hosts Oktoberfest: 12th annual Oktoberfest, featuring food, drinks, live DJ and cornhole

Where: Once Upon a Vine, 4009 MacArthur Avenue, Richmond, Virginia 23227

When: Saturday, 1 – 5 p.m.

Cost: $10 admission, includes all you can eat and drink, for an extra $5 get a glass to take home

oystoberfest

OystoberFest: Raw, steamed and fried oysters + at least 12 beers on tap, all supplied by Rappahannock River Oyster Company

Where: St. Thomas’ Episcopal Church, 3602 Hawthorne Avenue, Richmond, Virginia 23222

When: Saturday, Noon – 6 p.m.

Cost: free to attend (though $2 donation recommended), plus cost of food and drinks

Harvest Festival at Meadow Farm: Celebrate the harvest with the whole family; features a Farmer’s Market and hands-on activities and demonstrations like candle dipping, apple pressing, tractor rides

Where: Meadow Farm Museum at Crump Park, 3400 Mountain Road, Glen Allen, Virginia 23060

When: Saturday, Noon – 4 p.m.

Cost: Free

SUNDAY

Rage Richmond Party with DJ Williams Projekt: The DJ Williams Projekt, The Breaks, Williams and Jones and Karl Denson’s Tiny Universe live at the Broadberry

Where: The Broadberry

When: 8 p.m. doors, 9 p.m. show

Cost: $15

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