Events – October 2016

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OCTOBER EVENTS 2016:

 

United States Properties:

 Marseilles, Illinois

2016 Pumpkin Pedal: Sunday, October 2nd
It’s the 25th anniversary of the Pumpkin Pedal event in Maple Park, IL. This is the perfect ride for both experienced cyclists and families looking for a fun ride together!

Kids Ultimate Fitness Challenge: Sunday, October 9th
Nearby Naperville, IL plays host to an unforgettable fitness event that encourages healthy lifestyles for kids. The little ones will have a blast on the timed obstacle course, while the whole family can participate in fitness-focused games and events.

Haunted Hustle 5K: Saturday, October 29th
Participate in the first ever frightfully fun Haunted Hustle 5K in Oak Brook, IL. Run for your life this Halloween, or perhaps just for fun, and enjoy a costumed after party too!

 

Cincinnati, Ohio

Cincinnati Undy Run/Walk: Saturday, October 1st
Come take part in a fun run event that is equal parts charitable and hilarious! Help raise funds and awareness for colon cancer research while looking absolutely ridiculous in your most outrageous undergarments!

Trick or Trail 2016: Saturday, October 9thHead over to Oxford, OH for a ghoulishly good running event. Bring along the entire family to enjoy treat stations along the trail!

Zipping from Zombies: Friday, October 21st
Zip lining becomes an all-new experience come nightfall—especially when there are zombies involved! Come to Camp Kern in Oregonia, OH to experience this one-of-a-kind zipline adventure!

 

Augusta, Georgia

Howlin’ Hounds 5K Run: Saturday, October 8th
Lend a helping hand, or paw, by joining this pet-friendly 5K run/walk to support homeless dogs in need of homes.

Broad Street Ramble 10K – 5K: Saturday, October 29th
Have a blast during the 39th annual Broad Street Ramble in Augusta! The run starts and finishes at the KROC Center, and there is even a 1-mile kid’s run as well. And be sure to wear your costume!

Gordon Lakes Club Championship: Saturday, October 29th
Be sure to check out this two-day, 36-hole golf tournament on nearby Fort Gordon. The event is open to military personnel and civilians alike, and prizes will be awarded for the winners!

 

Aurora, North Carolina

Onslow Oktoberfest: Thursday, October 20th
Experience a fun and festive weekend in Jacksonville, NC. Start your day with a 5K Glow Run and keep the excitement going with brews, bratwurst and more at Riverwalk Park!

Ghostwalk 2016: Friday, October 28th
Make your way to New Bern, NC for a ghostly trip into the past. Take a stroll through the beautiful New Bern Downtown District while learning the haunting history of each stop!

Spooktacular in Jacksonville: Friday, October 28th
Enjoy food and treats of every kind during this Halloween-themed event for all ages. Tractor rides, costume contests, a car show and more await in Onslow Pines Park!

 

White Springs, Florida

2016 Ky-Hike-A-Bike Adventure Race: Friday, October 8th
Prepare yourself for a relay adventure challenge in Welaka State Forest that combines three outdoor activities: kayaking, hiking, and biking!

Quilt Show: Friday, October 14th
Looking for something a little more tranquil and relaxing? Look no further than the Quilt Show and Sale in White Springs. Enjoy an eclectic mix of vendors, demonstrations, boutiques and more while showing off your own quilting skills!

Zombie Run 5K: Friday, October 28th
Only the fittest survive during the zombie apocalypse, see if you have what it takes during this heat-pounding 5K run in Jacksonville!

 

Geismar, Louisiana

Great Basin Astronomy Festival: Saturday, October 1st
Visit Baker, LA for the final day of the Great Basin Astronomy Festival, and learn about the wonders of nature and space with the entire family.

Knights Challenge Color Run: Saturday, October 8th
Get a blast of color this October during the 4th annual Knights Challenge in West Slaughter, LA!

Harvest Festival Nut Run: Saturday, October 15th
Make your way to New Roads, LA for the Harvest Festival and a 5K run that you’re sure to go nuts for!

 

Joplin, Missouri

Parties at the Park in Springfield: Thursday, October 6th
Head over to Springfield, MO for an outdoor park party unlike any other. Get ready for live music and delicious cuisines with something for everyone—even the family dog!

Paddle Stockton: Thursday, October 6th
Stockton State Park in Dadeville, MO is your go-to destination for canoeing, kayaking and camaraderie!

Nature Bingo in Mindenmines: Saturday, October 22nd
It’s time to take a classic game and give it an outdoorsy twist. Visit Prairie State Park to learn about nature, and who knows, you might just be the one yelling “Bingo” at the end!

 

Lima, Ohio

Downtown Troy Farmers’ Market: Thursday, October 6th
Be sure to visit the Troy Farmers’ Market before its final day of the year this October!

Spirits of the Past: Saturday, October 22nd
Keep the Halloween spirit going in Defiance, MO and partake in a night under the stars filled with spooky tales and sinister stories.

Cooking Up Outdoor Fun: Sunday, October 23rd
Gather round the campfire, take a picturesque hike, and eat amazing camping delicacies in Defiance, MO!

 

Weeping Water, Nebraska

Tree Climbing Weekend: Saturday, October 1st
Celebrate the outdoors this October in a very unorthodox way: by climbing a tree of course! You and the kids will get harnessed up and scale an actual oak tree at Arbor Day Farm in Nebraska City, NE.

Explore Archery in Lincoln: Thursday, October 6th
Find your way to Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center, for an archery introductory program for beginner archers of all shapes and sizes.

No-Scare Halloween: Saturday, October 29th
No-scare Halloween makes its way to Arbor Day Farm as well this October. Enjoy hayrides, face painting, and other Halloween goodies!

 

Northbrook, Illinois 

AIDS Run & Walk Chicago: Saturday, October 1st
Head down south to Chicago, IL to participate for a great cause. Run or walk as an individual, or as a team, and help raise money for the AIDS Foundation of Chicago.

Nisei Lounge’s Golf Fore Crohn’s and Colitis: Saturday, October 1st
Tee up your drive for this dive bar’s annual golf outing in Morton Grove, IL to help support the Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation of America.

Northbrook Autumnfest: Saturday, October 1st
Music, food, and autumn-time fun will fill up your first Saturday in October. Festivities include a petting zoo, bonfire, pumpkin chunkin and more!

 

Canadian Properties:

 

Allan, Saskatchewan

Nuit Blanche Saskatoon: Saturday, October 1st
Enjoy this free nighttime festival that will take over riverside in Saskatoon. Explore arts and culture with public art scenes including different styles of dance, theatre, music and even poetry.

Saskatoon Walk for ALS: Saturday, October 1st
Start your morning with a lovely farmers’ market, and take part in a worthy walk to help support research and those living with ALS.

Body, Soul, and Spirit Expo: Sunday, October 2nd
Embrace a happier and healthier lifestyle during this community uplifting event at Prairieland Park in Saskatoon.

 

Rocanville, Saskatchewan

Regina Fitness and Nutrition Expo: Saturday, October 1st
Come get pumped up in business, health, and wellness at this globally inspired motivational expo in Regina, SK!

Regina Farmers’ Market: Saturday, October 1st
Head over to City Square Plaza in Regina, SK for its premiere farmers’ market event. And get here soon, because this delicious market finishes for the year on October 8th!

Regina Super Sunday: Sunday, October 30th
It’s about time your Sunday got a little bit more super this October in Regina. Take part in an incredible workout with family and friends during the biggest event of its kind in Canada.

 

Cory, Saskatchewan

Pumpkin Festival: Saturday, October 1st
Visit Black Fox Farm and Distillery in Saskatoon, SK for a weekend of mazes, pumpkin rolling, games and pumpkin-y treats!

Nuit Blanche Saskatoon: Saturday, October 1st
Enjoy this free nighttime festival that will take over riverside in Saskatoon. Explore arts and culture with public art scenes including different styles of dance, theatre, music and even poetry.

CIBC Run for the Cure: Sunday, October 2nd
Run or walk in the 1K or 5K events in Saskatoon to support finding a cure for breast cancer.

 

Lanigan, Saskatchewan 

6th Annual Homemade Pie Sale: Friday, October 7th
Get to know your Lanigan neighbors during this annual, tasty gathering. Be sure to get there early for the best pies!

Harvest Howler: Saturday, September 24th
You’ll be howling with delight as Canadian country music artist Codie Prevost takes the stage this October in Lanigan.

Gold Medal Plate: Saturday, October 29th
Show your support for Canadian Olympians by taking part in a celebration of Canada’s cuisine, wine, arts, and athletic prowess in nearby Saskatoon!

Patience Lake, Saskatchewan

Christmas Craft Fair: Friday, October 14th
Christmas has come a little early this year to Saskatoon, SK! Nearly 100 unique artisans will showcase their craftiness in pottery, photography, cooking and more.

Halloween in the Village: Saturday, October 29th
Dance the haunted night away in Saskatoon during this Halloween musical celebration featuring the group Big Stuff.

A Victorian Sewing Circle: Sunday, October 30th
Prepare to combine a bit of artistry with a touch of history during this Victorian era sewing circle. Meet lifelong friends and learn practical skills during this quaint afternoon in Saskatoon.

Sussex, New Brunswick 

Fall Harvest and Masked Ball: Saturday, October 8th
Celebrate all that makes fall great in Havelock, NB, with pumpkin carving and endless fall time games. And bring along your very best mask—you might just win!

Wellness Expo in Moncton: Saturday, October 22nd
If you happen to be passing through Moncton, NB you won’t want to miss this uplifting summit on all things health and wellness.

Walk to Remember Moncton 2016: Sunday, October 23rd
Embrace the power of community during this walk to honor little ones that left us far too soon.

 

Saskatoon, Saskatchewan

Saskatoon Walk for ALS: Saturday, October 1st
Start your morning with a lovely farmers’ market, and take part in a worthy walk to help support research and those living with ALS.

Body, Soul, and Spirit Expo: Sunday, October 2nd
Embrace a happier and healthier lifestyle during this community uplifting event at Prairieland Park in Saskatoon.

Boo Town: Friday, October 28th
Discover safe and silly Halloween fun at the Western Development Museum, with crafts, candy, and games galore!

 

Trinidad:

Port of Point Lisas, Trinidad

Seven Fitness Challenge 3: Saturday, October 1st
Register your team for this fitness event in Point Fortin. You and a partner will compete and push yourselves in numerous high-intensity interval training exercises.

Walk a Mile in Her Shoes: Sunday, October 2nd
Do your part to help combat sexual violence against women by participating in this honorable walk event at Mandela Park in Port of Spain.

Scarecrow Display and Contest: Sunday, October 2nd
Scare up a fun time with your family during this scarecrow-themed contest. Watch as the scarecrows are made by hand and cast your vote to help your favorite one win!