Weekend Planner: Band Festival, Car Wash & Halloween Haunts

Spend the weekend at these local, family-friendly events.

PumpkinFest at Shady Brook Farm
Where/when: Shady Brook Farm, 931 Stony Hill Rd, Yardley, Friday, Saturday & Sunday, 11 a.m. to 10 p.m.
Why go: Families can enjoy wagon rides, pick-your-own pumpkins and much more. 
Cost: $14

Valley of Fear
Phoenix Sport Club 301 E Bristol Rd, Feasterville Trevose, Friday, Saturday & Sunday, 7 to 10 p.m.
Why go: Check out Valley of Fear's newest attraction: Zombie Escape Maze! Scream at the haunt's ever popular haunted hayride and scary tales as well.
Prices vary, visit ValleyofFear.com for coupons and discounts.

Horrorfest at Shady Brook Farm
931 Stony Hill Rd, Yardley, Friday, Saturday & Sunday, 7 to 10 p.m.
Why go: 
Head to "America's Most Haunted Farm" for four thrilling attractions.
$18 - $50

Support the Arts Car Wash
Where/when: 2002 Rock Way, Holland, Saturday, 9 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Why go: Council Rock South's orchestra is accepting donations in exchange for a car wash to raise money for upcoming activities and master sectionals.
Cost: Donations

CR South Bold and Gold Band Festival
Where/when: Walt Snyder Stadium, 62 Swamp Rd, Newtown, Saturday, 6:30 p.m.
Why go: Bands from across the region will perform at Council Rock South's inaugural marching band festival on Saturday, Oct. 13 beginning at 6:30 p.m. at Walt Snyder Stadium. 
Cost: Adults $8, Students and seniors $5

Toyota Driving Expectations
Where/when: Neshaminy Mall 707 Neshaminy Mall, Bensalem, Saturday & Sunday, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Why go: 
Toyota is bringing its free of charge, 2.5-hour behind-the-wheel defensive driving program for teens and adults to get first-hand experiences with professional drivers to understand the dangers associated with distracted driving, as well as learn important defensive driving skills and crash avoidance techniques.

Bolton Mansion Halloween Car Show
Bolton Mansion, 85 Holly Dr, Levittown, Saturday, noon to 4 p.m.
Why go:
Check out cars and let your kids trick-or-treat on the show field
Free admission, $15 car registration

Lower Southampton Fire Prevention Open House
Where/when: Kmart parking lot, 176 W Street Rd, Feasterville Trevose, Saturday, noon to 4 p.m.
Why go: Learn about fire safety through live demonstrations while enjoying fire truck rides, a moon bounce and photos with Sparky.
Cost: Free

Light The Night Walk: Bucks-Mont
Where/when: Bucks County Community College Newtown Campus, 275 Swamp Rd, Newtown, Saturday at 4:30 p.m.
Why go: Take part in a rememberance ceremony and walk that supports The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society.
Cost: Free


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