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FEATURED EVENTS

VIRTUAL EVENT: The History of the Hubble Space Telescope: A Virtual Lecture - Oct 27 at 7pm Eastern from Hamptons Observatory

To celebrate the 30th anniversary of the Hubble Space Telescope, Stony Brook University astronomer, Prof. Fred Walter, will discuss its history and contribution to astronomy. To register: 631-324-0222 x 3 or reference@EastHamptonLibrary.org
Dates: 
10/27/2020
7pm EDT / 6pm CDT / 5pm MDT / 4pm PDT / 3pm AKDT
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Location:

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United States

VIRTUAL EVENT: Ribbon Cutting at Planet Word Museum - Washington, D.C.

This virtual ceremony to commemorate Planet Word’s public opening will feature remarks by Planet Word founder Ann Friedman and Mayor Muriel Bowser. It will also include appearances by actress Anna Deavere Smith and spoken word artist Charity Blackwell, as well as a musical performance from Renee Fleming, freestyle hip hop from rapper Christylez Bacon, and a poetic dedication written for the occasion by Naomi Shihab Nye. Expect surprise appearances from other prominent Planet Word supporters.
Dates: 
10/22/2020
11am EDT / 10am CDT / 9am MDT / 8am PDT / 7am AKDT
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Location:

ONLINE ONLY
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United States

Phone:

202-931-3139

Fall Festival at Blu By U Farm

On October 31, Blu By U Farm will be hosting our first annual Fall Festival. The hours are set for 9am-5pm. Visitors will be enjoying a variety of activities such as yard games, live music, food trucks, petting zoo, catch & release fishing, agriculture educational opportunities and more!
Dates: 
10/31/2020
9 am - 5 pm
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Location:

5571 Long Branch Road
Jacksonville, FL, 32234
United States

Phone:

904-465-1811

City of Jacksonville Veterans Day Parade 2020

Join the City of Jacksonville as we honor true American heroes - our veterans and active-duty military. This patriotic parade features grand marshals, senior military officials, active-duty and retired military, veterans groups, local high school marching bands, decorative floats, giant balloons, JROTC units and more!
Dates: 
11/11/2020
11:01AM
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Location:

Downtown Jacksonville along Bay Street
E Bay St
Jacksonville, FL, 32202
United States

Creatures of the Night - St. Augustine Alligator Farm Zoological Park

Join the wild side for 3 nights of treats, costumes and fun! Meet eerie bugs and beasts, explore the park and fill your bag with treats! Please Bring your Own Bag. Sure to be a spooktacular time!
Dates: 
10/23/2020
10/24/2020
10/25/2020
5:30pm, 6:00pm, 6:30pm, 7:00pm, 7:30pm
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Location:

999 Anastasia Blvd
St. Augustine , FL, 32080
United States

Phone:

904.824.3337

The Maze 2020 at Sykes Family Farms

Sykes Family Farms Maze is all day fun for all ages. Our maze is in a word… a-Mazing. The maze is 9 acres total which consists of 4 phases. At the entrance of the maze you have the option of fill out a “passport” – a ten questions form that will help guide you through the maze. Phase 1 and 2 take around 15-30 minutes to navigate with Phase 1 being slightly shorter for the directionally challenged. Phase 3 and 4 are our “kiddie” mazes featuring the story of Jack and The Cornstalk and The Legend of Spookley the Square Pumpkin on large story boards. These phases take anywhere from 5 to 30 minutes, depending on whether or not you read the story. We also have an a A-mazing playground. Tube slides,duck races, rat rollers, kiddie train,hayrides and so much more. All activities are included in the admission price. In order to purchase an online ticket you must choose a date. However, you are not held to that date. You can most certainly come on any other date we are open to use your ticket.
Dates: 
10/23/2020
10/24/2020
10/25/2020
Friday: 6pm to 10pm* Saturday: 10am to 10pm* Sunday: 10am to 5pm*
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Organization:

Sykes Family Farms

Location:

5995 Brough Rd
Elkton, FL, 32033
United States

Phone:

(904) 692-1370

VIRTUAL Autumn Festival from Aquarium of the Pacific

Delve into the arts, cultures, and marine environments of Asia during the Aquarium of the Pacific’s nineteenth annual Autumn Festival. Autumn Festival is going virtual this year and highlights the traditions and cultures of Japan, China, Korea, and the Philippines through a day of learning opportunities and family entertainment celebrating the rich diversity of Asian and Asian-American cultures.
Dates: 
11/14/2020
9:00AM-12:45PM
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Location:

ONLINE ONLY
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United States

Phone:

562-590-3100

Harry Potter All Hallows Feast for Families - JAX Cooking Studio

You’ve officially received your Acceptance Letter to Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry! Come cook a Harry Potter inspired feast with us this Halloween. Dress as your favorite character, if you wish, for some added fun! The butterbeer (virgin and spirited) will be flowing!
Dates: 
10/31/2020
11/01/2020
1:30 pm - 4:00 pm
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Organization:

JAX Cooking Studio

Location:

14035 Beach Blvd, #6
Jacksonville, FL, 32250
United States

Phone:

(904) 742–5906

A HALLOWEEN COSTUME PARTY SINGALONG ... SKINNAMARINK WITH SHARON & RANDI!- 6:30pm EDT

Back by popular demand: We are thrilled to announce another live, virtual concert, this time with a Halloween theme! Join us on October 30th at 6:30pm ET for a very special sing-a-long, right from your living room! Don't forget to wear your Halloween costumes (we'll be wearing ours too!) Tickets available now at the link below!
Dates: 
10/30/2020
6:30pm EDT / 5:30pm CDT / 4:30pm MDT / 3:30pm PDT / 2:30pm AKDT
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Location:

ONLINE ONLY
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United States

Ghostly Gingerbread Houses - JAX Cooking Studio

Have a spooky good time decorating a Halloween gingerbread house. We provide you with a pre-constructed house and all the spooky trimmings, and you create a ghoulish house to take home. Halloween treats and witches’ brew served during the event.
Dates: 
10/24/2020
2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
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Organization:

JAX Cooking Studio

Location:

14035 Beach Blvd, #6
Jacksonville, FL, 32250
United States

Phone:

(904) 742–5906

Fall Fun at Incacheetoo Plantation and Petting Zoo

We are excited to announce that we will open for our 2nd annual Fall Season on September 26th, 2020. We sure have missed everyone and are looking forward to making more fun memories with you all soon! Our “Calf-A” will be open everyday so bring your appetite!
Dates: 
10/24/2020
10/25/2020
10/31/2020
Saturday 10 am - 7 pm Sunday 1-6 pm
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Location:

161 Boston Way West
Waverly , GA, 31565
United States

Phone:

912-223-0868

Chuck E. Cheese’s Halloween Boo-tacular

At the NEW Chuck E. Cheese’s Halloween Boo-tacular™, there’s safe Halloween fun for the whole family! Don’t miss the #1 safe, family-friendly Halloween celebration in the country. We’re offering new ways to celebrate at our restaurants, at-home and online! Whether you want to visit in costume and “touchless” trick or treat at our Friday & Saturday Night Glow Parties or order a KIDZ BOP At Home Halloween Party Pack for carry-out or delivery, we have un-boo-lievable new ways to celebrate and make sure Halloween Happens for kids around the country!
Dates: 
10/22/2020
10/23/2020
10/24/2020
See local store hours.
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Location:

See website for a location near you!
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Various locations, TX, .
United States

Phone:

972-258-8507

Curbside Trick-or-Treat at Lowe's Home Improvement

Don't worry, trick-or-treating isn't canceled this year! Celebrate Halloween with your family in a unique way at all stores nationwide. Costumes aren't required, but they are certainly encouraged! REGISTRATION REQUIRED. Space is limited.
Dates: 
10/22/2020
10/29/2020
See website for details.
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Location:

See website for a location near you!
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Various locations, TX, .
United States

Phone:

(800) 445-6937

Salute to Veterans Run 2020

The Salute to Veterans Run (S2VR) Run/Walk has become a Jacksonville time honored tradition and longest running Veterans Day 5K in Jacksonville with this being the 9th year. The legacy of the S2VR has positioned itself as the premier event for the City of Jacksonville’s “Week of Valor.” The 5K takes the runners around the Sports Complex area and through parts of downtown Jacksonville; This race Salutes all Veterans with a unique start, by displaying the flags of all branches of the military services and singing a verse to each of branch service song. Additionally, there will be prize drawings for all runners after the race and separate placing and team prizes awarded to Veterans and Active Military personnel making this truly a “Salute to Veterans” event!
Dates: 
11/14/2020
5K at 4:00 PM | 1 Mile Fun Run & Patriotic Paws Parade at 5 PM
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Location:

Intuition Ale Works
929 E Bay St
Jacksonville, FL, 32202
United States

Phone:

(904) 731-3676

Fall Fun at Conner's A-Maize-Ing Acres 2020

Load up the family and come out to the country in Hilliard Fl to enjoy a day of getting back to a simpler way of life on our 125 acre farm. While here, pick out just the right pumpkin from our pumpkin patch, visit the general store, sunflowers, wagon rides, corn maze, farm animals, play ground and much, much more.
Dates: 
10/22/2020
10/23/2020
10/24/2020
times vary, see website
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Location:

19856 County Road 121
Hilliard, FL, 32046
United States

Phone:

904-879-5453

VIRTUAL Race for Your Reason - Halloween Hustle

Join us Saturday October 24th for our annual Race for Your Reason, this year with a Halloween and socially distanced twist! We have decided to host this years race throughout the beautiful Mitchell Park at The Sharon Lynne Wilson Center in Brookfield. Can't join us in person? No worries! Choose our VIRTUAL Run/ Walk option.
Dates: 
10/24/2020
See website for details.
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Location:

ONLINE ONLY
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United States

Amazing Grace Fall Festival 2020

Amazing Grace Family Farms is the perfect fall destination. ​ Stroll through our pumpkin patch and corn maze, enjoy our attractions, and most of all, enjoy our wide open FUN!
Dates: 
10/23/2020
10/24/2020
10/30/2020
Fridays: 5pm- 8pm Saturdays: 10am - 10pm
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Location:

2899 Wisteria Farm Rd
Green Cove Springs, FL, 32043
United States

Phone:

984-284-2949

Halloween Drive-Thru Safari - Carlson Springs Wildlife Conservation Foundation

Looking for a new safe adventure?Come try out a Drive-thru Safari through our sanctuary. Get an up close view of 35 rare and endangered species that call Carson Springs home. Over 110 animals.
Dates: 
10/31/2020
11 am - 4 pm
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Location:

8528 E, County Rd 225
Gainesville, FL, 32609
United States

Phone:

352-468-2827