“What do you want to do this weekend?” This is a question that has plagued households for far too long… NOT ANYMORE! We have your list of what to do, where to stay, and what to eat and drink this weekend! ENJOY!
With the weather getting a little chillier, there is a perfect way to combat the elements all the while enjoying beautiful views of Virginia’s Largest Lake! Occoneechee State Park features 13 cabins ranging from 2 bedrooms to lodges fit for up to 16 of your closest friends and family! Featuring stunning views of Kerr Lake (known locally as Bugg’s Island Lake) and miles of trails, these cabins will add the perfect touch to any couple’s getaway, angler’s retreat, or a girl’s weekend out!
This weekend offers a WIDE variety of fun and adventurous activities. Here are a few of the highlights:
40thAnnual Boydton Day Celebration – This annual event will feature over 75 vendors displaying and selling their wares, including artisanal foods, crafts, drinks and much more! The event will open to the public at 9:00AM and will kick off at 10:00AM with the parade, featuring the oldest member of the Boydton Fire Deparment at 96 years old, Mr. W.G. “Sox” Allgood leading the way as this year’s Grand Marshal!
Attraction to see while you’re there: Quilt Competition – Being held outside of the Quilter’s Nook (129 Bank Street, Boydton, VA)
Staunton River State Park – STAR Party – Currently world-wide there are only 41 sites that have been designated as a Certified International Dark Sky Association (IDA) International Dark Sky Park and we have one just a short drive away at Staunton River State Park! Check in at the Visitor’s Center this Saturday, October 29thbetween 8:00PM-11:00PM and a staff member will escort you to the Observation Field where seasoned astronomers will have telescopes available for the public to observe celestial bodies, planets, constellations, and other astronomical objects!
Oak Grove’s Fun on the Farm – GET LOST in this wonderfully designed corn maze while taking in the beautiful Fall sites in Southern Virginia! Hay rides, mini corn maze for the little ones, and Fall décor (pumpkins, gourds, cornstalks, etc.) are all available too! Friday and Saturday evenings from 7:00PM-10:00PM will feature the Haunted Adventure!
Fun Fact: We still haven’t made it out and are writing this from inside the maze!