Paranormal Night at Avenel is occurs this Saturday, November 3 from 7 to 9:30 p.m. The public is invited to tour the Historic Avenel in Bedford with five different paranormal groups, as well as a enjoy a magic show and some tasty treats.
The Facility Director for Avenel, Taffney Mays, said, “It is been about 10 years. It all started with a group named Ghostec from Lynchburg who did a lecture format. We sold tickets as we could only fit 55 people per night in the parlor. We ran this every Thursday in October. It was such a huge success that we ended up running it for 9 weeks, sometimes 2 a week.”
Scottsville, Virginia will host its 4th Wizarding Fest on October 27, 2018, from 10:00 A.M. to 8:00 P.M. The event is held in Downtown Scottsville, along Valley, Main, Bird, and Fleet Streets. The event coordinators expect 8,000-9,000 attendees.
The Academy Center of the Arts will be hosting its first ever Wicked Warehouse on Saturday, October 27, 2018, from 8:30 P.M. to 12:00 A.M.
Director of Communications and Marketing for The Academy Center of the Arts, Brittany Griffith, said, “This is the first year we are hosting the Wicked Warehouse event. The location of the event is the Joy & Lynch Warehouse Theatre, located in Downtown Lynchburg at 519 Commerce St. The Warehouse hosts standing room concerts similar to these as well as theatrical shows throughout the year.”
The Lynchstock Music Festival will be held downtown on October 20 from 11:00 A.M. to 11:00 P.M.
Co-founder and Director of Lynchstock Music Festival, Jonathan Smalt, said, “This is our 6th year doing the Lynchstock Music Festival. We started the festival 6 years ago now because there were really no venues in town for local bands to play, especially with a festival vibe. The first event we ever did started with 200 people and grew to almost 5,000. It has been an amazing journey to watch.”
Imagination Station Studios will be hosting its annual Date Night event every first Friday of the month.
Imagination Station Studios owner, Gladys Attin, said, “The event starts at 7:00 p.m. and ends around 9:00-9:30 p.m. The cost of the Date Night event is $39.99, and that is per couple. We serve sweet tea, coffee, and we put out desserts for the event. Couples can purchase their tickets on the day of the event when they come to Imagination Station Studios.”
The Lynchburg Humane Society is excited to offer the opportunity for friends and family to submit their favorite recipes and pet pictures to create a cookbook called A Pinch of Pet Hair- Drool Worthy Recipes for People and Pets.
The Lynchburg Humane Society (LHS) gave a helping hand in the rescue of many animals in the Carolinas during Hurricane Florence. The volunteers from the Lynchburg Humane Society who went to rescue animals included: Crystal Shull, Danielle Brewer, Laura Carwile, and Jordan Kidd. These volunteers took two vans down to the Carolinas.