Goulish Critter Bite Halloween Weekend
*** Site Decorating and Costume Contest – Winners to be announced after Dinner at the Event Center!!******
*****Make sure to be ready for our Saturday Trick or Treat*****
Friday October 29
5:30pm-6:30pm: Social Hour / Bingo
Please come chat it up with our popular “Meet Your Neighbor” social hour event that includes tasty Finger sandwiches with macaroni salad (which may stare back at you), iced tea, lemonade, or a thirst quenching variety of domestic and imported beers as well as red and white wines. Soon after the “Happy Camper Hour” begins, the focus merges to our 100% payout Bingo: a fast paced affair with five cards for $5 (cash only).
7:00pm: Movie Time – “Monster House”
After you clean up at Bingo hang around to watch on our 85 inch high def TV the fun and scary movie, “Monster House”. Three teens discover that their neighbor’s house is really a living, breathing, scary monster. In between laughs, we will be serving complimentary Popcorn and beverages.
Saturday October 30
10:00am-11:00am: Arts & Crafts
The kids with guidance from our staff members will craft with foam and paper into spooky craft for you and your family to enjoy.
11:30am-12:00pm: Pumpkin Scavenger Hunt
Search throughout the quad and Reception Center area for pumpkin items (small pumpkins, pictures, decorator items). Each of the items will have a star on them so that you know it is an “official” scavenger hunt pumpkin as well a prize on each pumpkin. One person in each age group with the most Pumpkins wins a prize, either a gift card or a Madison Vines store gift certificate. Bring your pumpkins back to the Event Center before 12:00 promptly for judging.
1:30pm- 2:30pm: Ceramics and Pumpkin Painting
Please purchase your $1 or $2 pumpkin ceramic in the office or your $3 sugar pumpkin from the Quad and join us in the Event Center to paint and decorate. Just bring your imagination as you paint the color scheme that will make the ceramic come alive OR decorate your pumpkin. You can paint your pumpkin, carve your pumpkin or use craft accessories to make a great face on your pumpkin. Please be ready to decorate your Pumpkin no later than 2:00pm.
3:00pm-4:00pm: Trick or Treat Time!!!!
It’s time to dress up and trick or treat through the park. Guests please have your treats ready for the kids. Enjoy your collection of candy – be sure that your parents check your candy bag so they can eat their favorites (just kidding)!
5:00pm: Ghoulish Critter Bites – BBQ sliders!
We are having BBQ pork / chicken sliders with the traditional sides of coleslaw, corn on the cob and baked beans. The frightening graveyard pudding will haunt your dessert dreams. As always, we will offer lemonade, tea, a delicious red and white wines, and ice cold domestic and imported beers, including a domestic and an imported light beer. Advance Tickets Required. (Adults $8; Children 12 and under $5)
5:30pm-8:30pm: Music and Dancing with Rivanna
Quad- Event Center
We will welcome Rivanna; a local Virginia band that plays a great blend of Today’s Country, Classic Rock, Southern Rock and Top Hits of today. Come dressed to scare and delight your fellow guests. Costume Contest will kick off at 6:00pm. We will have a costume contest with 3 age divisions – gift card prizes to the winners! We will be announcing our costume contest winners as well as our site contest winners. Rivanna will play all your favorite tunes and any that you’d like to request. We will be announcing our costume contest winners as well as our site contest winners.
7:00pm ish: HAUNTED HOUSE
Madison Vines will reveal our first Haunted House for your Halloween pleasure. Come walk through the Crazy clown room, the haunted graveyard and, of course, visit the creepy laboratory.
Sunday October 23rd
9:00am – 10:00am: Pancake Breakfast
Our free pancakes are homemade and will be served hot off the griddle with unsalted or regular butter, original maple syrup, juice and the finest coffee. What a civilized way to start the day.
10:30am – 11:00 noon: Granola Bar Bingo for All Ages
Take home a tasty treat when you win Granola Bar Bingo at our fast-paced Bingo for one and all.