2nd Annual October Halifest 2013

     Halifax Events is preparing for their final event of the 2013 season, the October Halifest, to be held on Saturday, October 26, from 9:00am till 4:00pm.  The Halifax Farmers Market will be buzzing with a fun filled day of fall activities for the whole family to enjoy.  This year's activities will include Scarecrow making, hosted by the Mentor Role Model Program and Abbotts Farm Supply.  There will be a pumpkin painting contest, hosted by United Way, and face painting and costume dress up provided by Halifax County Little Theater.  There will be many more fun activities for the family to enjoy.  Live music will feature The Barn Yard Pimps with Dennis Roller and Robyn Robbins, bluegrass with Big Cedar Drive, Kirsten Wellons, and Shakedown Street.  Essence of Movement will perform dance demos in the morning and afternoon.  Art and craft vendors will offer great selections of one of a kind items to get your holiday gift list started.  The Lions Club will provide free children's eye screening, collect old eyeglasses for recycling and take orders for their annual fruit sale.  Food concessions will be available and the Farmers Market will be selling stew.  Limited Vendor space is still available.  For more information, vendor applications, or to support your community by being a volunteer, come by the Halifax Town Office at 70 South Main Street or call Susi Robbins at 434.470.1602.  Don't forget to return on Thursday, October 31, for the Halifax Village Association Children's Halloween Trick or Treat and costume contest from 5:30pm till 7:30pm.  Mark your calendars and come join us in the Town of Halifax to celebrate this fall at the 2nd Annual October Halifest.