Fall Festival at New Beginnings

A Candyland Fall Festival will be held from 6:30-8 p.m. on October 25 at New Beginnings Assembly of God, 1713 Narrow Passage Road. There will be candy, games and hot dogs for all ages. All activities are free.


Cedar Bluff Festival, Trunk-or-Treat

Cedar Bluff Baptist Church’s Fall Festival and Trunk-or-Treat is Saturday, Oct. 28 from 5-7 p.m. All are welcome for fun and fellowship, games, crafts, face painting, etc. Hot dogs, chips and drinks will be served. Trunk-or-Treat begins at 7 p.m. The church is located at 24822 Lee Highway, Buchanan.


Villa Heights Fall Festival

Villa Heights Baptist Church on US 460 in Bonsack invites youth from infants through fifth grade to its Fall Festival Saturday, Oct. 28 from 12-3 p.m.

Come dressed up in costumes and play games for candy and prizes.


Hayride, BBQ, bonfire, music at Galatia

Galatia Presbyterian Evangelical Church invites you to join them on October 28 at Gala River Front Campground, Gala, for a hayride, bonfire and barbecue. The hayride kicks it all off at 4:30, then a return to the campsite for some home-cooked barbecue, slaw and beans, followed by desserts and music. Enter the S’mores making contest to showcase your creative talents. Bring a chair. If it rains, it will be at the Gala Pavilion on Gala Loop Road. For more information, contact Pastor Greg at 588-9452.


Jesus Fest at Solomon’s Mission

Solomon’s Mission in Buchanan will have its annual Jesus Fest from 6-8 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 31. The free family fun includes good, games, cake walk and candy. Needed for the event are volunteers and candy. Candy may be dropped off while open every Monday and Saturday from 9 a.m. to noon. To volunteer, call Teresa at 530-0043.

Solomon’s Mission will not be taking donations October 22-November 3 to allow the volunteers to do fall cleaning. The mission is thankful for all donations and apologizes for any inconvenience.


Troutville Brethren Trunk-or-Treat

The Troutville Church of the Brethren will have a Trunk-or-Treat on October 31 from 6-8 p.m., along with hot dogs, chips and hot chocolate. The church is located at 5133 Lee Highway in Troutville; 992-1571.


Zion Hill Trunk-or-Treat

Zion Hill Baptist Church invites the public to Trunk-or-Treat Tuesday, October 31 at 6:30 p.m. in the church parking lot.There will be a sports theme to support your favorite sport, team etc. Costumes are not needed or required. Kids who play rec sports can pull out that ball cap or T-shirt and have a costume ready.  For more information, contact Renee at 540-473-2388. In case of inclement weather, the event will move to the church fellowship hall


Virginia Presbyterian All Hallows Eve Party

Virginia Presbyterian Church invites kids of all ages to an All Hallows Eve Party on Sunday, Oct. 29, at 5 p.m. in the fellowship hall, kid friendly and for the whole family. Dinner will be hot dogs with all the fixings. If weather permits, there will be games outside and a bonfire. All are invited for an evening of fun and fellowship. Come and wear a costume (will have a parade) to 918 Pico Road, Buchanan. For more information, call 254-2103 on Tuesday or Thursday mornings from 9 to 11:30.


St. Mark’s UMC Trunk-or-Treat

The public is invited to some Halloween fun at St. Mark’s United Methodist Church for Trunk-or-Treat on Saturday, Oct. 28 from 6-7:30 p.m.

St. Mark’s UMC is located at 19 Cedar Ridge Drive in Daleville. In case of bad weather, Trunk-or-Treat will be held inside the Family Life Center.  Everyone is encouraged to wear a Halloween costume.