Publick Days & Godspeed from Jamestown Settlement - Henricus Historical Park
Chester, VA - September 23-24, 10am–5pm

Join us for our signature annual celebration of the 1611 founding of the Citie of Henricus. Watch 400 years of history come to life with living history re-enactments, military drills and musket firings, craftsmen and blacksmiths, 17th-century medicinal demonstrations, Virginia Indian activities, historical children’s games and crafts, storytelling and more.

The 400th anniversary of the death of Pocahontas and Rev. Alexander Whitaker will be commemorated. Tour 17th-century ship replica, Godspeed from Jamestown Settlement. Our largest and most popular annual event. FREE admission and parking.

School & Adult Group Tours of Henricus & The Godspeed - September 25-26

Participate in a specialized guided tour with many Indian and English Interpreters at the re-created Citie of Henricus and the Powhatan community of Arrohateck. Then board the colonial-era sailing ship, Godspeed from Jamestown Settlement. Hands-on activities included. This special opportunity is available only for two days every other year! Bookings fill quickly. All school (public, private, home) and adult groups (adult groups have afternoon hours) are welcome on these special days.

The tour day runs for 2.5 hours; bookings begin at 9 a.m. until 2 p.m. Pre-registration is REQUIRED. No walk-in attendance allowed during the morning hours. Individual walk in attendance welcome from 1 – 2 p.m.

School Group Cost: $14 per student; 1:10 teacher chaperones free. Additional adults: $10 each. Adult Group Cost: $14 per adult.

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Owl Moon at Mason Neck State Park
Lorton - September 23
Come join us for the Friends of Mason Neck State Park's Owl Moon evening on September 23!  It’s an opportunity to come face to face with three owls (a Barn Owl, a Barred Owl and a Great Horned Owl) as the Secret Garden: Birds and Bees presents  "A Year in the Life of an Owl". Bring your camera for great close-up shots.
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6th Annual Fall Into Fun Festival - Chiles Peach Orchard
Crozet, September 23—24
Our 6th Annual Fall Into Fun Festival is our celebration of Autumn! We’ll be apple picking, our pumpkin patch will be open, and we’ll have games, prizes, and food! Admission and Parking are FREE – some activities are fee-based.
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Annual Fall Harvest Festival at Grayson Highlands State Park
Mouth of Wilson - September 23-24
Virginia's traditional mountain culture comes alive during this two-day festival. The air fills with bluegrass and old-time music as well as the sweet aroma of barbecued chicken and sorghum molasses. Enjoy the crafts fair and numerous demonstrations of pioneer living.
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Amazing Farm Fun Fall Festival
Chantilly, September 23-October 29
Enjoy Giant Hill slides, Noahs Ark and Tire play in Totland, Giant swinging bridge, tether ball, Hay ride, Pillow bounce and Peddle karts, and firepits throughout for you to enjoy Smore’s. We also have goats, sheep, pigs and chickens that you can feed for an additional fee. On the weekends we will have vendors and live music. Pumpkins by the pound, as well as local products in the market.
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Hunt Club Farm Harvest Fair
Virginia Beach, Saturday & Sunday, Sep 29–Oct 29
The Harvest Fair features Virginia Beach’s largest Pumpkin Patch, farm tour hayrides, the Petting Farm, pony rides, carnival rides and inflatable amusements.
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