Monthly Archives: October 2010

Free Halloween Carnival in Falls Church this Saturday

Saturday, October 30 Halloween Carnival: Falls Church City 6 p.m. – 8: 30 p.m. Admission: FREE Falls Church City Community Center, 223 Little Falls Street, Falls Church, VA For babies and children through the grade 6.  Carnival games, moon bounce, … Continue reading

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Falloween in Clarendon this Saturday; get out your cameras!

    From 10 a.m to 2 p.m., the Market Common Clarendon (you know the shops in Arlington with Crate and Barrel, the Apple Store, Pottery Barn, etc.). will offer day time trick or treating at local shops (that is … Continue reading

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Roasted Pumpkin Seeds: Recipe

Don’t toss out the pumpkin seeds when you carve your jack o’lantern. They are rich in zinc, and yummy.  Here’s how to roast them (from Relish Magazine). Dry 2 cups of pumpkin seeds in 300 degree oven for 30 minutes.  … Continue reading

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Vienna Halloween Parade Tonight!

As they have done for more than 60 years, Vienna closes down the main drag and puts on quite a party!  Everyone is invited to come in costume and parade.  This is a very popular, annual event, with 35,000 spectators … Continue reading

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Pumpkin Beignets (via Tickled Red)

I haven’t made these yet, but they have pumpkin in them and I love beignets, so they are on my short list. This is a delightful post to read — make sure you check out all her photos! Welcome to … Continue reading

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Halloween Nail Art (VIDEO): Skull and Crossbones!

Check out these cute Halloween nails you can do yourself!

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The October moon is full tonight!

Arroooo! I hope you saw the full moon on September 22nd and 23rd.  It was a full harvest moon (the full moon closest to the autumnal equinox is considered the harvest moon) and it also marked the first day of … Continue reading

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Don’t miss the National Cathedral Gargoyle Tour this Sunday, 2 p.m.

What is more spooky than gargoyles? The National Cathedral in Washington, DC is offering their last Gargoyle Tour of the year this Sunday, October 24, at 2 p.m.  This tour explores some of the 112 or so whimsical stone gargoyles … Continue reading

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Air and Scare this Saturday at Udvar-Hazy (Dulles-area)

Get the kids together for some early indoor trick or treating this Saturday.  There will also be face painting, free screening of “The Jetsons,” robotic demonstrations, space aliens, astronauts, and ghostly pilots around this Chantilly, Virginia air and space museum … Continue reading

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Boo at the Zoo this weekend

Remember, if you can’t make it to the zoo after dark, you can always go during normal zoo visiting hours and see some of the cool Halloween decorations they put up around the zoo for free 🙂 while you check … Continue reading

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