April – November 2014
The Beckley Exhibition Coal Mine opens April 1st for the 2014 season (closes Nov 1). Operating hours are from 10am to 6pm with last tour departing at 5:30pm. Special arrangements can be made for group tours. Adults $20, Children $12, Seniors $15, Military $14. Group Tour rates available.
Fright Nights is bigger and scarier this Halloween featuring haunted attractions. There is a new theme each year. This year will feature Horror Movie Mayhem: Haunted Trail. Uncle Hershel’s Ride of Terror, 3D Nightmare and Apocalypse-Zombie Laser Tag. Come visit these thrilling haunted happenings. Open October 11, 11, 17, 18, 24, 25, 31 and November 1, 2014.
Looking for a scary good time? Come to Lake Stephens for the Haunted Trail. Cost is $6 for adults and $3 for children 5-12. Open October 17, 18, 24, 25, 30 & 31st. There will be a Purple Pumpkin Festival at the beginning of the trail (Lake Stephens Overlook) that will have pumpkin carving, face painting, hot chocolate, chili and BBQ.
On October 25th there will be a special Camp or Treat at Lake Stephens RV Park where they will have campers or local businesses in each of the 100 sites. Treating begins at 7pm but from 3-6 there will be activities for the kids including pumpkin carving, arts and crafts, bounce houses and more – this October 25th special event is free for all attendees.
Get your scare on at the Little Beaver Haunted Trail. Enjoy fifteen nights of ghosts and goblins during a stroll on our haunted trail. Fun for all ages. Activity from 7-10 p.m. Sunday through Thursday and 7 – 11 p.m. on Friday and Saturday.
Come out, in costume, and enjoy a screening of The Rocky Horror Picture Show. This will be an interactive production with throwables, costume contests and more. Show starts at 8:15pm.
Burning Rock Outdoor Adventure Park is open for some scary business. The Libery High School Project Graduation folks are putting on a Haunted Barn. Open from 7:30 to 10:30 on Oct 24, 25 and 30th. There will also be free “Trunk or Treating” for kids ages 4-12 on Oct 30th from 5:30 to 7:30 with a Costume Contest, ages 4-12, preceding Trunk or Treating (Oct 30, 4:30). During these special dates Burning Rock will also be offering a zipline special for just $25. Come out and get scared on the trail then zip through the sky!
What better way to spend Halloween weekend then with some popcorn watching a psychotic murderer institutionalized since childhood for the murder of his sister, escapes and stalks a bookish adolescent girl and her friends while his doctor chases him through the streets . . . “Halloween” will be on the big screen at 7:30pm and 9:30pm each night.
Join us November 1st at 6pm at Wildwood Cemetery for some ghost stories. These are not regular, made up stories, these all stem from actual events and have been passed down for generations. Tales include the Headless Corpse of the Prince Mausoleum, the Rail Trail Ghost, the unsolved Hood Family Halloween Murders, the wandering senator, and the spirits that haunt the Soldiers Memorial Building. You will walk through the cemetery with different stories told at different gravesides. Reservations are recommended.
Every Sunday at 2pm there is music, live music and it is free to attend. Tamarack hosts all types of musicians playing all types of music. Check their website events page for who will be performing. There is no admission fee for any Sunday @ Two performance. Tickets are required due to limited seating and are available after 10 a.m. on the morning of the performance at the Information Desk.
Vote on your favorite Christmas tree decorated by local businesses and organizations. On November 21st, the trees will be auctioned. Trees will be displayed at Lewis Automotive. Proceeds from this annual event benefits the United Way