As the air begins to get cooler things are beginning to heat up in Granville. Summer may be over, but there are still a number of great fall events and activities that will make you FALL in love with our community.
Granville Haunt & Fun Farm - Begins October 13th & 14th and runs weekends through October 31st in Oxford. From sunset to 11pm on Fridays & Saturdays dare yourself to go through the corn maze, haunted trail or the zombie paintball hayride. For more information, log on www.granvillehauntfarm.com.
Fall Harvest Days take place at Harvey Hills Farm beginning September 23rd & 24th through weekends in October . You will find mums, pumpkins, apples, and apple cider. The apples and cider come directly from our NC apple growers in Hendersonville, NC. Activities will include a hay bale maze, small corn maze, and some great back drops to take those great fall family photos! The farm will be open every weekend until October 30th. Hours of operation this season will be from 9:00am to 5:00pm. Rain or shine! Admission is free so come out and create those fall memories! For more information, check out http://www.harveyhillsfarm.com/.
Vino Oasi is a relaxing, rustic destination to enjoy any special occasion and an upcoming vineyard in Stem. They host several events during the fall season. On September 6th & 20th, October 4th & 18th, November 1st, 15th and 29th they will host Wine Down Wednesdays. Stop by after work and bring new neighbors, friends and family to tour the space, while enjoying some nibbles from 5:30 pm to 8:30 pm. Beer and wine available for purchase.
For more information, contact Lisa at 919-238-4078. Log onto www.vinooasi.com for other events or if you want to create an event at this beautiful venue.
11th Annual Lord Granville Harvest Show October 6th - 8th This festival is hosted by the Lord Granville Agricultural Heritage Association, to give visitors a look back in time at the way Granville County used agriculture as a way of life. The event is held in Butner and features antique tractors, parade of power, old time cooking, farm shop, children’s play area and much more. For more information, CLICK HERE or log onto http://www.lgaha.com/
50th Annual Fall Pottery & Glass Festival – First Two Weekends in October 6-8 & 13-14. This festival takes place at the Cedar Creek Gallery in Creedmoor. Come out and enjoy live demonstrations of pottery, glass, wood turning, Kiln openings & firings, and Raku firings. In addition, there will be live music, plant sales and on-site food trucks each day. Check out their schedule at http://www.cedarcreekgallery.com/fall-festival
6thAnnual Masonic Homecoming Festival - October 14th. Every year Oxford welcomes home all of its Masonic Home for Children Alumni in the fall. It is a celebration of North Carolina’s oldest & first home for children. This year's festival will feature the largest & best Shrine parade in North Carolina, Masonic BBQ cook-off, tours of the campus, activities for the family and live entertainment. http://mhc-oxford.org/masonic-homecoming-festival
Fireman's Day Parade - October 14th. Fire trucks for more than 20 neighboring departments parade Downtown Creedmoor at their annual fire department's fundraiser. There will be marching bands, floats, hot rods, and even a few horses. Immediately following the parade join the fire department in their annual Brunswick Stew Dinner. For more information, check out www.cityofcreedmoor.org
Cluck n' Shuck Oyster Roast - October 20th. The Granville County Chamber of Commerce invites you to gather at the Red Barn located on Lake Devin in Oxford for a night of great food, beverages and music. The menu includes steamed shrimp, steamed oysters, fried chicken, fried oysters & all the fixin's including beverages. And, while you feast listen to local bluegrass music. For more information, check out http://www.granville-chamber.com/
2nd Annual Military History Show –October 28th in Oxford. A day of full of various military displays from Revolutionary, World War II, Vietnam & more. The displays will include uniforms, equipment, weapons, vehicles, and other military historical articles. This event has is free to the public and vendors are welcome. For more information, contact Harry Coombs at 919-691-7697 or email: Harry4th@centurylink.net. Proceeds will benefit Veterans Affairs Committee of Granville County. CLICK HERE for more information or log onto their Facebook Event page CLICK HERE.
Three Bear Acres is a recreational farm offering kids activities located in Creedmoor. This 50 acre facility offers a place where children can run loose & use their imagination! Some of the activities include: tree houses, toboggan slides, mud kitchen, graffiti wall, jumping pillow, big bear pond and much more. Don't miss Pumpkin Smashing Day on November 4th. For more information CLICK HERE or book an event, log onto www.threebearsacres.com.
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