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Recommended Events from Promote Commotion: Oct ~Local Events #RoanokeVA

2300 Carroll Ave. Lynchburg, VA 24501
Admission is $10 
Every Thursday Only $5
For Military Personnel And College StudentsMust have a valid college or military I.D. (one ticket per I.D.)
OCT. 12-14 | OCT. 19-21 | OCT. 26-28
Opens at approximately 7:30 p.m. each night
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October 5-7 at East Hill Cemetery/East Hill North
New! October 12-14 at Sherwood Memorial Park
We are bringing back the ever-popular Ghost Walk! Guests will visit Salem’s graveyards to meet characters from Salem’s past and learn about our City’s history.
Each tour/ performance is $10 adults; $5 students; 3 and under free. Tickets go on sale at the Museum on September 15 and are not refundable. Rain location is the Salem Museum

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Poe Mack Live Performance
Fri Oct 6~~~7:45 PM  
Free and open to everyone!


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The Great Pumpkin Smash
Sat  Oct 7~11 AM  
Radio Rehab, Zac Price & Five Dollar Shake
Adults are $5-Kids 12 and under are FREE!
Enjoy fall food, pumpkin brews, live music and of course, the smashing of the great pumpkin! If you surround yourself with pumpkin spice lattes, pumpkin pie candles and carved pumpkins in October, this event is for you!
NEW this year: The Northwest TrueValue Kids SMASH ZONE & kid's area! (While pumpkin supplies last)
Goodwill Industries of the Valleys
Hosted by Star City Reads

Skechers kids' shoe giveaway (Shoes are first-come, first-served)
Kid's book giveaway-Free food -Pumpkin Giveaway
Live music from Hott Sauce and Sam & Rhi
Delicia's Gourmet Ice-Petting Zoo-Face Painting
Saturday, October 7 at 12 PM - 7 PM
Elmwood Park
Family-Friendly Fun !
 Make friends with donkeys, eat amazing food truck vittles, watch local bands and Acts, meet community groups and political candidates, and learn how you can volunteer your time to make the world a little bit shinier.
The Donktoberfest Beer Garden will offer you a chance to drink together with friends in the park.
Musical Stage will start at 3:30pm - Headliner - Carolina Chocolate Drops co-founder, Grammy Award Winning Artist Dom Flemons!
And opener, local fan favorite, Winner of the 2014 Americana Vocal Group of the Year - After Jack!
Tickets to the musical event can be purchased now at $10 and at the door for $15. You can buy tickets here:

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Brew at the Zoo
Sat  Oct 7~5 PM  

Stop by the Valley Veiw Mall Table!
- first 10 guests receive a car scent from Yankee Candle and Plastic Pumpkin
- receive a special gift (*while supplies last)
- enter to Win - VVM Gift Card Package ($50 value)
DJ Dance Party and Kidz Zone in Center Court (in front of the Play Area)
Red carpet photo station
PREIT Perks activation station
Chuck E. Cheese!
Balloon Drop in JCPenney Court - 12 Noon
100 balloons with prizes donated by Mall tenants
20+ gift Cards
2 diamond necklaces from JCPenney
ProImage Green Bay Packer items
Texas Roadhouse TShirt Bucket
Yankee Candle Large Jar & Car Scents
Food Vendor Couons and Free items
...and more!
Movie & Community Entertainment in the NEW Herberger's Court
11am - Hocus Pocus
1:00pm - USA All-Starz
1:30pm - Misty's Dance Unlimited
Sampling Food & Beverages from Mall Food Tenants
Vendor Tables in Mall Common Area (10/6-10/8)
A night of DIY Halloween D├ęcor, from pumpkin-themed garland, to a chandelier of swooping bats, this class is sure to bring out your inner ghoul, whether you are a fan of the pretty or petrifying Halloween styles

Sherwood’s ghosts in the Cemetery’s Amphitheater at 7 PM. All events are family-friendly
The Sherwood Amphitheater has concrete risers. Guests are invited to bring folding chairs, cushions, and/or blankets. There is limited handicapped parking at the Amphitheater. Other parking is in the cemetery. A flashlight may be handy when returning to your car.
Each tour/ performance is $10 adults; $5 students; 3 and under free. Proceeds benefit the Salem Museum & Historical Society. Tickets are on sale online, at the Museum, and at the Ampitheatre starting at 6:30 PM on the days of performances. Tickets are not refundable. Rain location is the Salem Museum.

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Founder's Rocktoberfest!
Oct 13 - Oct 15  
Rock into Oktoberfest with us! We will be featuring traditional German food, beer specials, brand new fall cocktails AND will have live music! Doug & Robin will be kicking off the festivities Friday night at 8:30 and because we love them so much, we're staying open an extra hour!
Let the good times rock & roll, prost! 

Tickets $15 in advance online and $18 at the gate. Children 12 and under are FREE

Hundreds of Artists & Craftsmen, thousands of unique choices! Find pottery, jewelry, fine art, home decor, clothing, furniture, glass, specialty foods and so much more! Interact with talented exhibitors and bring home items that cannot be found anywhere else. Start your holiday shopping and find something for everyone on your list - including yourself! Admission is free with a food donation to Feeding America!

Oct 13 - 15
GO Fest is a celebration of everything outdoors. GO Fest is a partnership between the nonprofit Roanoke Outside Foundation and Roanoke Parks and Recreation.

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HomeTrust Bank Superhero Race
Sat  Oct 14~8 AM  
210 Reserve Ave SW, Roanoke, VA
Hosted by Superhero Race Roanoke
Register here
Fun, family and fall crisp air. Craft and food vendors . entertainment

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Fall Festival
Sat Oct 14~12 PM 
Fall festival and Customer Appreciation! 
Bounce House, Food, Games, Face Paiting, Pumpkin Decorating, and PRIZES!! 
Vendors and Crafters 

Join Mental Health America of Roanoke Valley for our annual MindMatters Film Festival. Enjoy a free film at the Historic Grandin Theater every Tuesday of the Month of October beginning at 7:15 pm. Grab some popcorn and come spend some time in the Historic Grandin Village! Stay for a while after the film as we explore mental wellness and mental health care issues depicted in each screening.
This weeks film is: Still Alice (2014, Rated PG-13, Run Time- 1 hour and 41 minutes) discussing early onset Alzheimer's Disease.

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Fri Oct 20~ 5:30 PM  
Dress up in your best family friendly costume and head to Green Ridge for a spooky good time! This event features family activities, games, prizes, goulish grub, crafts, inflatables and a costume parade. New this year, bigger door prizes including a free week of summer camp, an hour of Personal Training and a family pack of passes to Splash Valley Water Park.

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The Legend Of Sleepy Hollow
Oct 21 - Oct 28  
The play is appropriate for middle and high school students, and this production will feature student performers, designers, and technicians. The Pay What You Can performances will include distribution of free books to students, as part of our initiative connecting theatre to literacy.
Rated: PG for scary content
Performed on the Waldron Stage at 20 Church Ave, SE.
All tickets are pay what you can and available 30 minutes prior to each performance.

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2017 Harvest Festival
Sun  Oct 22~4 PM  
Join us for a Family Friendly event of games, food, Trunk or Treat, and special guests EXONERATED.

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Food Truck Rodeo
Sun Oct 22~12 PM  
Baum's BBQRick's Wrap it UPThai This Food TruckHanu TruckEl Budare GrillThe Lick BBQ & CompanyTwo Roosters Kettle Corn and Coffee CompanyViva La Cupcake - Treat BoutiqueMountain Grille,Beale's and Fast Burger! We've got quite the line up and I'm sure these trucks will sell out! Make sure you stop by our FREE event between 12-5 and help support your community!

$10adv/$15 door (GA) 
Seating ticket options available
VIP: $40 (Includes: Guaranteed Seating; Mezzanine access, VIP Bar.....and some more extras!)

Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church
Lunch will be served from 11:00 am – 2:00 pm, while supper will be served from 4:30 pm – 7:30 pm. Tickets are $9 in advance and $10 at the door. Advance ticket sales for delivery are sold through October 13th. Advance tickets for both dine-in & take-out will be available until October 23rd. Each ticket includes spaghetti with sauce, bread, salad and a beverage.
More exciting changes, click the link to learn more.

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Floyd Chamber Spooktacular Gala
Thu  Oct 26~5 PM  
Free, fun, Halloween-themed evening with wine tastings, local food and a chance to kick up your heels on the dance floor. A dressing room and makeup support will be available for those coming straight from work who wish to participate in costume. Door prizes for guests.

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Ghost Stories
Thu  Oct 26~~7 PM  
*** Storytellers MUST contact Hoot and Holler to sign up in advance. Stories are limited to 8-10 minutes MAX and are requested to be related to the theme in some way. There are no other rules. This is a platform for you to speak your truths.

This is open to the public and will be FREE

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Sat Oct 28~ 9:30 AM  
5K Family Friendly Fun run with Free after party. Costume Contest, Prizes. Local beer and Village Grill BBQ.

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Roanoke Valley Women's Lifestyle Showcase
Sat Oct 28~10 AM  
There will be lots of shopping and food samples....all from LOCAL businesses and organizations.
There will be SWAG BAGS for the first 250 women through the front doors, so you won't want to be late!!
You can find an almost complete list of EXHIBITORS

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Blue Ridge Folklife Festival
Sat Oct 28~10 AM  
On the fourth Saturday of October, the Blue Ridge Folklife Festival presents a "real roots" showcase of musicians, moonshiners, craftspeople, cooks, motorheads, mule jumpers, horse pullers, log skidders, coon dog racers, antique tractor buffs and many more in a celebration of the rich folk heritage of the region.

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Candy Corn Express Train Rides
Sat Oct 28~ 1 PM  
Calling ghouls and goblins of all ages! Wear your costume for diesel train rides at the Virginia Museum of Transportation Saturday, October 28, from 1 p.m. to 8 p.m. The tricksters of the Roanoke NRHS Mechanical Department will operate the train and are ready to have fun with you! $3 for train rides with paid admission to the museum.

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2017 Grandin Chillagefest Saturday Oct. 28th 1pm-10pm
Sat Oct 28~~1 PM  
$5.00 for an all day pass.
1pm-10pm, This whole day is going to be one big party!!!
A Childrens Chillage ~Food Trucks~~Kids and Adult Costume Contests~ Local Brew
Einstein's Monkey The Floorboards Hoppie Vaughan & the Ministersofsoul

Wagon Rides, Pony Rides, Petting Zoo, Paint a Horse, and More! PUMPKIN CARVING CONTEST.. Carve and Bring your Pumpkin to our Contest!
Costume Contest!!

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K92 Boo Bash 2017
Sat Oct 28~8 PM  
Purchase VIP tickets for just $25 dollars! As K92's VIPs you will get two drink tickets, heavy appetizers, VIP bar, exclusive time with the Mornin' Thang and a personal photographer courtesy of Noah Magnifico Photography!

Annual Halloween Costume Party at the Historic Pine Tavern's Pavilion.
1st place wins $100
2nd place wins $50
3rd place wins dinner for 2 at the Pine Tavern
4th place wins ?????
Special Musical Guests:
featuring John Fogel, Julie Dameron, Chris Rader, & Jason Tice.
$6 Advance Tickets/$8 at Gate-
Doors open at 6:30
Advance tickets can be purchased at the PINE TAVERN (540-745-4482) and the REPUBLIC OF FLOYD (540-745-2898)

Jump into fall with Towers Shopping Center! Enjoy live DJs, giveaways, prizes, a photobooth and trick-or-treating. Bring the family out to enjoy a perfect fall day at Towers Shopping Center.

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Fall Festival - Trunk or Treat!
Sun  Oct 29~4 PM  
Huntington Court United Methodist ChurchFree Food! DJ Harvest Blaque! Halloween Costume Contest!

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Community Trunk Or Treat
Sun Oct 29~ 5 PM  
Trunk or treating from 5-6 plus games and activities from 5-7
FREE for everyone! Take advantage of HoneyTree Enrollment Specials too!

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870 Mt Vernon Ln, Salem, VA 24153
Tour through the Haunted House with a tour guide telling you the story of the Meek's and what each room represents to the story. This day is good for people that may get too scared during a regular haunted house night, people that want to enjoy the artwork, people that have issues walking or with strobe lights. We like to call this day, Seizure Free Day!
Event is at The Meek's Manor: 870 Mount Vernon Lane, Salem, VA 24153. The Manor is located on HopeTree Family Services Campus. Parking attendants will be there to help you park. Parking is $5 a car load (Cash Only)
Days and Times for 2017
• Thursdays 7pm-9:30pm,
• Friday & Saturday 7pm-10:30,
• Sunday's LIGHTS ON 2pm-4pm

Oct. 5th,6th,7th, (SUNDAY LIGHTS ON) 8th
Oct. 12th,13th,14th
Oct. 19th, 20th,21st, (SUNDAY LIGHTS ON) 22nd
Oct 26th, 27th,28th, (SUNDAY LIGHTS ON) 29th
Nov. 2nd,3rd,4th

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Not So Scary Mall-O-Ween
Tue Oct 31~~5:30 PM  
Crafts, games and safe Trick-or-Treating!
On Halloween! 5:30-8:30 p.m.
FREE, but please RSVP

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Riverdale Baptist
Trunk or Treat
Oct 31~ 6- 8

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Free Light the Night Carnival
Tue Oct 31~6 PM  
FREE Carnival open to entire community! Come on out for games, bounce houses, food, TRAIL OF TERROR, hay rides, lots of candy and LOTS of FUN-all for FREE!

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 Enjoy a free film at the Historic Grandin Theater every Tuesday of the Month of October beginning at 7:15 pm. Grab some popcorn and come spend some time in the Historic Grandin Village! Stay for a while after the film as we explore mental wellness and mental health care issues depicted in each screening.
This weeks film is: The Shining (1980, Rated R, Run Time- 2 hours and 26 minutes) discussing stereotypical depictions of mental health in film. This film is being shown on Halloween night and is a horror film that is not suitable for children, the film is rated R