The Northumberland Public Library’s Ye Olde Book Shoppe in Heathsville, is open Thursday October the 30th and Friday the 31st from 10 AM – 4 PM, as well as Saturday November 1st from 10 AM – 2 PM. Prices range from 50 cents for paperbacks and children’s books to $3 for new hard cover books and $2 for older ones. October features a special promotion: buy one paperback book and get three paperbacks for free. For more information call the library at 580-5051.
The O’Gara Group, along with Washington & Lee High school and the Westmoreland County Museum, will be holding their “Haunted House & Trunk or Treat” at the O’Gara Facilities on Kings Highway in Montross on Friday, October 31st. The Haunted House has an admission fee of $5 and will be open from 6 PM – 9 PM. The Trunk or Treat will be from 6 PM – 8 PM in the O’Gara parking lot. Come out for treats, fun, and a good scare.
The Good Shepherd Lutheran Church in Callao is holding a “Trunk-or-Treat” for the community on Friday, October 31st from 6 PM – 9 PM. Neighborhood youth of all ages are invited to dress up, receive Halloween treats, catch prizes from a fishing pond, and have their picture taken. For more information, call 456-6554.
The Tappahannock Presbyterian Church is hosting a “Trunk-or-Treat” at their location on Kino Road right outside of Tappahannock, from 6 PM – 7:30 PM. This is a community event allowing children to safely celebrate Halloween. There will be Halloween goodie bags for kids. There will be free costume photos for families and kids. For more information, call 443-9977 or email TappPC@va.metrocast.com
Join Northern Neck Chevrolet on October 31st for “Friday Night Under the Lights”. There will be live music by Cold Steel Country, food by Plan B BBQ, costumes, and fun! Festivities are from 6:30 PM – 9:30 PM.
Come out for a fun filled night with a Truck-or-Treat Movie at the Cople District Volunteer Fire Department in Kinsale on Friday, October 31st starting at 6:30 PM with Trick-or-Treating in the parking lot. Then at 8 PM join in the fun with a Halloween movie and popcorn. There will be prizes given out for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place for Best Decorated Trunk. To be interested in getting a spot, or for any questions, call 214-0955.
The First Baptist Church of Loretto would like to invite the public to their Trunk-or-Treat event on Friday, October 31st at the church. Join them for a Chili Cook-off, kids games, food, door prizes, BINGO, hay rides, music, and much more. Witches, Ghosts, or scary costumes are NOT permitted. For more information, call the church at 443-5007 or visit www.powerinloretto.com.
From 7:30 PM – 9 PM, the Westmoreland County Museum and the Inn at Montross will offer “Things that go Bump in the Night” bonfire with scary tales from the area, in addition to music and showing a movie at night fall. There will be 3 story tellers, but locals are encourages to share a few scary stories of their own. For more information, call the Museum at 493-8440.
The Virginia Motor Speedway’s 2014 Awards banquet will be held on Saturday, November 1st at the Double Tree Motel and Resort in Virginia Beach. Fans of the Virginia Motor Speedway was invited to attend. During the evenings award ceremony over $55,000 in cash and contingencies will be handed out to the Speedway’s five Champions and the remainder of the top 10 in each division. The Speedway will also crown the 2014 VA Army National Guard Dirt Series Champion. Tickets for the banquet are $40 per person and include a buffet dinner. Tickets can be purchased by going to the Speedways website at www.vamotorspeedway.com pr by calling the Speedway’s office Monday through Friday from 10 AM – 3 PM at 758-1867.
Join the Westmoreland County Museum, the Inn at Montross, Northern Neck Chevrolet, and the Greater Montross Partnership for Revitalization (GMPFR) for “Share on the Square” Annual Vintage Car Show and Canned Food Drive at the Montross Courthouse Sqaure from 10 AM – 2 PM on Saturday, November 1st. Bring canned goods and pantry items to vote for your favorite car, truck, or bike. They are also looking for more entries. There is no entry fee. To register, or for any questions, call 703-598-2112 or 493-8624. Enjoy some family fun while helping local families in need. All can/pantry item donations will go to the Northern Neck Food Bank.