What’s Up? October 24-30

Friday October 26
Halloween Bash at Morais Vineyards and Winery with the Silver Tones Swing Band
11409 Marsh Road, Bealeton. 6:30-10:30 p.m.
Come for a variety of wines, finger foods, and dancing at the Halloween Bash with the Silver Tones Swing Band. A classic Halloween tradition, psychics and tarot card readers (not included in ticket price) will lend a spooky feel to the night. Play the blind taste test wine game, guessing if you are drinking Morais wines or an imposter! As always with the Silver Tones Swing Band, there will be a dance lesson at 7 p.m. so you can brush up your skills and tear up the dance floor! Although this is a family friendly winery, this event will be geared towards the adult audience only. No one under the age of 21 will be admitted and unfortunately, our furry friends will also need to sit this one out. https://www.facebook.com/events/465855520562777/

Tuesday, October 30
Families 4 Fauquier Trunk or Treat
The WARF, 800 Waterloo Road, Warrenton. 5:30-7 p.m.
The best trick or treating around will be at the WARF this Friday! Bring your costumed little ones and trick or treat from car trunk to car trunk in a community environment. The event is free and open to the public and all families are invited to attend. 


Saturday, October 27
Warrenton Ghost Walk
Fauquier History Museum at the Old Jail, 10 Ashby St., Warrenton. 6 p.m., 7 p.m., 7:30 p.m., 8 p.m., 8:30 p.m., 9 p.m.
Warrenton is haunted with lots of spirits from the great beyond! Come out and enjoy an hour of ghostly tales as the Fauquier Historical Society’s costumed guides lead you through a walking tour of Old Town Warrenton. Tickets are $15 for adults/children over 12 and $5 for children under 12. Tours are limited and sell out quickly so get your tickets early! Due to limited tour sizes all tickets are non-refundable. The 6 p.m. tour is specially designed for families with younger children and we strongly encourage families with children to sign up for this time slot. http://www.fauquierhistory.org/events

Saturday, October 27
Screaming Monkeys and Costume Contest
Club Eclipse, 5615 Wellington Road, Gainesville 9 p.m. – 1 a.m.
Head to Club Eclipse for their massive Halloween costume party where they will be giving out over $500 in cash prizes. At 9 p.m., rock to the Screaming Monkeys, a Virginia band based out of Fairfax playing rock music from the ʼ70s to today. This high energy show will feature rock, pop and top 40 from classic favorites to the most current hits in one of the best entertainment venues around. Head over early and enjoy dinner and a round of pool. 

Sunday, October 28
Halloween Happyfest Parade
Old Town Warrenton, 2 p.m.

A Warrenton tradition! Children and pets of all ages are welcome to wear a costume and join the Halloween Happyfest Parade in Old Town Warrenton. The line-up for the parade starts at 1:45 p.m. with the parade beginning at 2 p.m. After the parade stop by participating businesses for trick-or-treating in Old Town. https://www.facebook.com/events/2016322508430401/

Sunday, October 28
Christmas Tea with Scrooge
Gateau, 12 Culpeper St., Warrenton. 4-6 p.m.

Join cast members from “A Christmas Carol, The Musical” presented by Allegro Community Performers for a Christmas Tea at Gâteau Bakery in Warrenton. Enjoy the evening with Scrooge (Joel Saunders), Marley (Larry Finkel), and the three Christmas Ghosts – Christmas Present (Aneya Schvartz), Christmas Past (Melissa Pieja), and Christmas Future (Renee Whiteley). Tea will include tea sandwiches, desserts, and of course, tea! Tickets are $40. Pre-purchases are required. Seating is limited. 

Wednesday, October 31
Trunk or Treat at Orlean Market & Pub
6855 Leeds Manor Road, Marshall. 6-7 p.m.
A true small-town community Halloween celebration! Do your trick or treating on Halloween at the Orlean Market. Bring the kids in their costumes for Halloween goodies in the back parking lot. Come with your trunk decorated for Halloween and have fun handing out treats to the kids in a fun and safe family-friendly location. Join the Orlean Market for a free pizza party at 7 p.m., and then stay for live music until 10 p.m. https://www.facebook.com/events/238759476794189/

Coming Next Week:

Saturday, November 3-Sunday November 4
Philip Carter Winery’s “Harvest on the Half Shell”
4366 Stillhouse Road, Hume 11 a.m. – 6 p.m.

Join Philip Carter Winery for the weekend event of the season and the start of Virginia Oyster Month! This is an annual Virginia tradition at Philip Carter Winery. Chesapeake Bay oysters, award-winning wines, beers, ciders and mead! Tickets are $10 per person in advance ($15 at the event) and include a taste of 4 wines, 3 ciders, 2 beers, and one mead provided by Philip Carter Winery, Wild Hare Cidery, 2 Silos Brewery, and Misty Mountain Meadworks. Oysters on the half shell, fried oysters, and oyster po’ boys will be available for purchase all weekend while supplies last by Blue Ridge Seafood food truck. Live music and yard games in the vineyard.


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