Halloween is nearly here and there are plenty of activities for families in the Towne Lake area to enjoy! We wanted to share a few of the events that have been shared with the Townelaker.
Ghost Tales and Trails –Elm Street Cultural Arts Village
Join in the festivities at the Elm Street Cultural Arts Village as they present the POE Project for this year’s version of Ghost Tales and Trails. Recommended for those 8 years and older, this experience will allow you to follow the path around the Elm Street Event Green and outdoor stage while being entertained or spooked by the stagings of Poe’s writings. This event will take place on Oct. 23 and 24 from 6:30-10pm. Take a sneak peek of characters in costume and find out more details about this event at www.elmstreetarts.org and at the Elm Street facebook page
Sixes United Methodist Church Pumpkin Patch
Find pumpkins of all shapes and sizes at the Sixes United Methodist Church annual pumpkin patch at 8385 Bells Ferry Rd. This year’s patch features over 46,000 pounds of pumpkins which translates to over 3,000 pumpkins! Hurry over while this Pumpkin Patch still has plenty to pick from. Proceeds from the Pumpkin Patch will go to the children’s and youth ministries programs at Sixes United Methodist Church.
For additional information call 770-345-7644
Berry Patch Farms
Located at 786 Arnold Mill Road in Woodstock, Berry Patch Farms offers hayrides and fall goodies including pumpkin pies, fried pies, apple cider, fried peanuts, and popcorn.
Saturday and Sundays 10:00-7:00pm
This farm lies within the Hickory Flat community and offers pumpkins, hayrides, a corn maze, and more!
Friday, Saturday, and Sunday 10-6pm
Located in Dawsonville, Burt’s offers hayrides, pumpkin picking in a giant pumpkin patch, and a variety of fall harvest products in their country store.
Daily 9-6pm (before Oct. 31)
Daily 9-5pm (beginning Oct. 31)
Cagle’s Family Farm
At Cagle’s the fall means pumpkins, a corn maze, and baby animals! Visit Cagle’s online for details and hours of operation.
Happenings on Halloween
The Park at City Center in Downtown Woodstock will come alive on Halloween for KidsFest. This annual event takes place each year on Halloween, and this year it will be taking place from 3-7pm. Join Woodstock residents as they celebrate halloween with moonwalks, a costume contest, face painting, and perfromances from a DJ, a juggler, and a magician. More details are available at www.whatsupwoodstock.com
Movies in the Park
KidsFest ends at 7pm, but that is the perfect time to meander to the outdoor movie theater that will also be set up in The Park at City Center. Watch a free viewing of How to Train Your Dragon while enjoying that tasty Halloween candy.
Woodstock Christian Church
The Woodstock Christian Church Fall Festival will take place from 6:30-8:00pm on Halloween. The event is free and open to the public.