Upcoming Fall Events and Festivals

Upcoming Fall Events and Festivals

BLACKWATER UNITED METHODIST CHURCH’S PUMPKIN PATCH — The Pumpkin Patch is coming! Pumpkins go on sale Saturday, Oct. 15 and continues through Monday, Oct. 31.  All proceeds go to benefit missions supported by the church.  Times are weekdays 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. and Saturdays 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.  A silent auction for a homemade autumn design quilt (right photo), designed and stitched by Christine Resweber, will begin Sat., Oct. 15 at 10 a.m. and will end Sat., Oct. 29 at 4 p.m.

CENTRAL — Fall events coming up in and around Central:

October 14, 21, and 28 • Swamp Haunted Hikes • 7:30 to 9:30 p.m.

Trade scares and screams for laughter and learning this Halloween at Swamp Haunted Hikes at BREC’s Bluebonnet Swamp, 10503 N. Oak Hills Pkwy.  Participants learn about snakes, insects, rats, and other creepy critters as they visit educational stations along the trail.  Kids may wear a costume and should bring a flashlight.  Registration is not required, and cost is $6 per person.  For information, call 757-8905.

October 24 through 31 • Pumpkin Carving Contest

Health Care Options, Inc. is sponsoring the 2nd Annual Pumpkin Carving Contest.  Carve a pumpkin for a good cause and support the Breast Cancer Foundation and HCO Hospice program.  Donation is $10.  Pumpkins will be judged on Oct. 31 with prizes for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd.  Take a photo of your pumpkin and send it to trudybihm@hcohome.com.  To enter, contact Trudy Bihm at 262-7091.

Wednesday, October 26 • Fall Festival • 6 to 8 p.m.

Galilee Baptist Church, 11050 Greenwell Springs-Port Hudson Road, will have their annual Fall Festival.

Friday, October 28 • Fall Festival • 6 to 8 p.m.

Sandy Creek Baptist Church, 22834 Liberty Road, will have their annual Fall Festival.  Join us for fun, games, candy, prizes, food, and drinks.

October 28 through 31 • Haunted House

A Haunted House and family fun activities will be held at 6010 Wet Creek Ave. in the back of Forest Glen Estates.  The haunted house will be open 7 to 10 p.m. Oct. 28 through 30 and 6 to 10 p.m. on Halloween night.  Plus on Halloween night there will be a trick or treat hay ride and games for the small children.  Donations of non-perishable foods will be collected for the Central City Food Bank.  Find us on Facebook at Blood Creek Manor.

Saturday, October 29 • Fall Festival • 5 p.m.

Grace United Pentecostal Church, 13845 Hooper Road, will have their annual Fall Festival.  There will be trunk or treat, inflatables, games, hayrides, and more!  For information, visit www.graceupc.com.  Thank you for not wearing scary costumes.

Monday, October 31 • Fall Fun Fest • 6 to 8 p.m.

The staff and congregation of Comite Baptist Church, 12250 Greenwell Springs Road, invites you to join us for our annual Fall Fun Fest.  This special event is free and open to all children, toddlers through the 6th grade.  Lots of games, inflatable slide and jumper, maze, candy, snacks, food, and lots of fun!  For information, call the church office at 275-3382.

Monday, October 31 • Wild West Fest • 6 to 8 p.m.

Victory Harvest Church, 3953 North Flannery Road, invites you and your family to join for exciting games, candy, prizes, food, and fun!  Wild West Fest Fall Festival is a safe alternative to Halloween for children.  The festival will be in the parking lot at Victory Harvest.  There will be a Fire Safe House, candy cannon, giant slide, hay rides, Patches the Dog, obstacle course, and much more.

Monday, October 31 • Fall Festival • 6 to 8:30 p.m.

Greenwell Springs Baptist Church, 19421 Greenwell Springs Road, will have their annual Fall Festival.  There will be hayrides, horses, inflatables, a Christian illusionist, concessions, and plenty of fun games for the kids to play.  This event is open to the whole community.


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