Fall is near– Find out what you can do in Lynchburg

This year, Yoder’s Farm is excited to welcome back Lynchburg residents to their pumpkin patch, snack shack, apple orchard, haystack rides and corn maze. Every year, their corn maze features an exciting new design. It’s such a popular attraction among visitors that they’ve even created a Corn Maze Attempt app for anyone to download.

Check out the Appomattox Gallery Farmers Market, Saturdays from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. The market is located behind the Tea Room at the Appomattox Gallery. They are known for selling fresh Amish breads, produce, baked goods, bedding plants and canned goods. The Forest Farmer’s Market on 15583 Forest Road will be featuring their “Food Truck Waffle Mania” event Oct. 5. Their next event will be Oct. 19, called “Music at the Market.” Their Saturday outdoor market operates 8 a.m. to noon and will end Oct. 26.

The Lynchburg Community Market on 1219 Main Street has been an established market since 1783, going beyond regular produce to including restaurants, shops and art galleries. They open their doors Tuesday through Saturday, 7 a.m. to 2 p.m., with Wednesday being open only 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. To see their digital market layout, visit: www.lynchburgcommunitymarket.com/.

From Oct. 12 to 13 the 
Historic Appomattox Railroad Festival will take place. This year’s list of entertainment will feature the Southland Band, Uptown, Horns and Halos, Ray Martin, Sonic Bloom and more.  Music Box Karaoke and DJ will be set up on the Saturday morning along with a performance from the Amherst Dance Academy later on. Amusements and rides will be operating during all festival hours.

In anticipation of Halloween, the dog facility, K-9 Cloud 9, is organizing a “Halloweenie Party” for Oct. 19, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Families are invited to dress up their dogs for the dog costume contest including prizes. Adoptable dogs will be present as well as surprise guests. The party will take place at the lower level of the Plaza Shopping Center, 2323 Memorial Ave. For more information, contact K-9 Cloud 9 at 434-385-8500 or visit their website: www.K-9Cloud9.com.

The Historic Academy of Music Theatre’s “paranormal” team will be hosting haunted theatre tours every Wednesday, 7 p.m. and 8:30 p.m., where they investigate the inexplicable happenings and ghosts that lurk around the theater. Children ages 9 and up are recommended for the tours. 

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