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WFXG Fall Guide

WFXG Fall Guide

WFXG FOX 54's Fall Guide is the one-stop shop for any and everything FALL! Check back to our guide every day to see what exciting fall events are going on in the CSRA! Who knows? You may even find a deal or two!

Augusta Canal

Augusta Canal Discovery Center and Petersburg Boat tours resume seven-days-a-week operation beginning Sept. 1 with the return of the popular Moonlight Music Cruises and Sunset cruises to the Headgates at Savannah Rapids.

Canal Discovery Center

9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Saturday

1 to 5 p.m. Sunday

Free with all boat tours or $6 adults/$4 senior, student, military.

Heritage Boat Tour

View historic landmarks, watch for wildlife and learn the history of Augusta Canal on this hour-long tour. Tours are at 10 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. Mon through Saturday, and 3 p.m. Monday through Sunday.

Food, Fabric and Firepower: Augusta Civil War 150th Tour

Daily at 1:30 p.m., this hour-length tour shares the behind-the-lines story of the Confederate Powder Works and Augusta's role in supplying the Southern troops during the Civil War.

Saturday Sunset Cruise

The full-length canal cruise from Enterprise Mill to the Headgates is offered the third Saturday in the fall. Passengers are invited to bring along snacks and beverages of their choice. Cruises are from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. on Sept. 20; 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. on Oct. 18 and 3 to 6 p.m. on Nov. 15.

Plantation Blood

Fear redefined. Plantation blood is back with new thrills, expansions and rebuilds to the CSRA's biggest, best and scariest haunted attraction! The Fright Nights end Nov. 2! ***BLOODY SAVINGS! TEXT BLOOD to 95454 for a chance to win 2 passes! There will be a winner EVERY FRIDAY.***

The Salvation Army

Get those bells to ringing! It's Kettle time for the Salvation Army. Sponsor a kettle this Christmas with a matching gift challenge. To lean more visit www.salvationarmyAugusta.org call 706-434-3177.

Bell ringers will be collecting money in the kettles Mondays through Saturdays between Nov. 13 and Dec. 24. Hours will be as follows:

Nov. 13 to 26: noon to 7 p.m. (not all locations)

Nov. 28 to Dec. 13: noon to 8 p.m.

Dec. 15 to 23: 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. 

Dec. 24: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Locations: Augusta, Augusta Mall, Evans, Grovetown, Hephzibah, Martinez, North Augusta, Thomson, Waynesboro, Big Lots, BI-LO, Cabela's, Chick-Fil-A, Dillard's, Hobby Lobby, JC Penny, Kmart, Kroger, Macy's, Sam's Club, Steak 'n Shake, Walgreens and Walmart.

Aldersgate Church

Come out and enjoy the fall fun at Aldersgate Church! The Trunk or Treat and Pumpkin Patch will sure get you into the spirit!

Pumpkin Patch: Browse Aldersgate pumpkin patch for the BEST PUMPKIN PICKING in the CSRA! Also don't forget to ask about the weekly field trips. These field trips are created for preschools, home centers or elementary schools. If your school is interested in participating just call 706-733-4416.

Pumpkin Patch

Oct. 12 to Oct. 30

Field Trips

All month long during October. 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday through Friday. One trip per day. $2 per child.

Trunk or Treat

Trunk or Treat is a fun new spin of door-to-door trick-or-treating! Dress up in your best Halloween costume and trick or treat out of your best decorated trunk. There will be games, food, bounce house and did we mention FUN?! Don't miss this Aldersgate tradition!

Be sure to register before Oct. 20 for Trunk or Treat. The event will be from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Oct. 26.

Western Carolina State Fair

It's that time of the year again! Do you smell the funnel cakes and fried snicker bars? Don't miss the Western Carolina State Fair. If you have fun Fair photos upload them by clicking here.

Click for more fair fun www.westerncarolinastatefair.com. Fair is from Oct. 16 to 25. General gate admission is $6. Children 5 years old and under get in free. Daily wristbands are available for $35. (Does not include gate admission.)

19th Annual Art of Chocolate

Delectable chocolates, music and an art and basket auction. Event benefits abused, neglected and abandoned children in the region. Black-tie optional. Located at the Savannah Rapids Park and Pavilion in Martinez.

$75 cost per ticket. For more information click here www.childenrichment.org

When: 7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 10

Jack O Latern Jubilee

Come out and enjoy the fall fun in downtown Augusta! There will be live music, live entertainment, food, arts and crafts, children's games and rides, abarbecue cook-off, apple baking and children's costume contests.

The fun starts at 10 a.m. Oct. 26. For more information please call 803-441-4310.

Graystone Ranch Wildlife Education Center

The largest animal rescue is having major FALL fun this season! Have fun on the haunted hay rides and watching the fireworks over the lake! Plus visit the petting zoo, pumpkin patch and much more!

Beginning Oct. 5, haunted hay rides begins Friday-Sunday and October 31st and Nov. 2nd.

For more information visit www.graystoneranch.com

Be sure to check back frequently for updates! Text FALL to 95454 to get special offers from our sponsors.

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