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by 13News Now/AltDaily

WVEC.com

Posted on October 4, 2013 at 11:46 AM

Updated Friday, Oct 4 at 1:00 PM

NORFOLK-Virginia Children's Festival
October 2 from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at Town Point Park in Downtown Norfolk
This annual event will feature more than 100 creative and interactive activities, storytelling, hands-on workshops and educational displays, cultural experiences, arts and crafts, costumed characters and more. It's designed with children 10 and younger in mind.  

NORFOLK-Virginia Bacon Festival
Scope Plaza
A kids area, vending area, bacon dishes from the region's top chefs, cooking demos and a bacon eating contest. The winner gets a one-year supply of bacon.
Free, pay for food

HAMPTON-Five Alarm & Festival Chili Cookoff
Saturday, October 5 from noon to 4:00 p.m.
Carousel Park, downtown Hampton
Free Admission, fee for Chili samples; food
Sample chili and more, and there's plenty for the kids to do - fire safety demonstrations, children’s activities, exhibitors, and more. The event will provide valuable fire and life safety information in a fun and delicious atmosphere.

CHESAPEAKE-Monster Fest
Saturday, October 5 beginning at 10:00 a.m.
Central Library, 298 Cedar Road
Contact:(757) 410-7100
The 10th annual one-day horror convention at the Chesapeake Central Library for fans of classic horror in film and literature; includes vendors, panel discussions, special guests, a costume contest, trick-or-treating for all kids in costume, and a horror movie marathon.
The library will close at 5:00 p.m. and re-open at 7:00 p.m. for the double-feature shock show "Frankenstein meets the Wolf Man" and "Horror of Dracula." Before the movies, thrill to live music by "The Sons of Frankenstein"!!!

Free to everyone, but you're asked to bring a donation for the Foodbank of Southeastern Virginia.

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