Friday, Oct. 29: Campfire Frights
If a night of fright is what you’re craving, come to the
Halloween Haunting at
Ellanor C. Lawrence Park, 6 to 7:30 p.m. Roast
marshmallows over an open fire, listen to ghost stories and
share one of your own. Bring a pumpkin to carve. Dress
in costume and prepare to be tricked or treated on a haunted
night walk in the woods. $5/person, 8 and up.
Also on Friday:
Kick off your Halloween weekend at Hidden Pond Nature
Another Haunted Pond, featuring a night walk
into the forest in search of foxes, deer and owls.
Younger ghouls, ages 4 and up, are invited to gather
around the campfire from 7 to 8:30 p.m. $5 per
Saturday, Oct. 30: Ghouls on the Run
Burke Lake Park is the site for the Fourth Annual Costume
Halloween Run. Dress up and participate or stop by to
cheer on the costumed competitors. Two groups divided by age
will meet at Picnic Shelter A for races starting at 9 and
9:15 a.m. $10/ ages 12 and under, and $15/ ages 13 and
Also on Saturday:
Howl-oween at Lake Accotink- Talent show
and costume contest for our furry friends, followed
by a walk through the "boneyard" to sniff out
well-earned treats. All dogs must be leashed.
Reston Town Center Walking Tour - With Hunter
Richardson and Joe Ritchey, key leaders in the
development and success of Reston Town Center.
Approximately 1.5 hours in length, the tour begins at
Greater Reston Arts Center,12001 Market Street.
Sunday, Oct. 31: Mesmerizing Mime
Mummenschanz, enchanting audiences of all ages for 35 years
with its clever, comic and bizarre world filled with strange
creatures, amusing situations, astounding colors and
imaginative shapes, comes to the McLean
Community Center's Alden Theater. $40/$35 (McLean
Also on Sunday:
Farmers Market- Buy local and support
sustainable agriculture in the Chesapeake Bay
watershed. Find the freshest and most desirable fruit,
vegetables, plants, baked goods, eggs, dairy and meats
available at Fairfax
County Farmers Markets. All products sold are
produced by vendors within 125 miles of Fairfax
More county events and activities can be found at the
pages, and elsewhere on the Fairfax County website.
A complete list of county calendars is also available