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Boo-it-ful Things to Do: Blackwater Falls

October 21 October 23

It’s a boo-ti-ful time as we approach Halloween to visit Blackwater Falls State Park. Enjoy these activities October 21-23, 2022. Activities begin at the nature center unless indicated.

Friday, October 21, 2022
Nature Center Open: 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

11:00 a.m.
Featured Movie
A great movie about a party for monsters and their families hosted by Dracula. Rated PG. About 1.5 hour.

1:00 p.m.
Leaf Print Craft
Use plaster of Paris to create a leaf print on a piece of burlap cloth. Drying time varies. Craft fee $2.00.

2:00 p.m.
Yes! A movie about a real estate agent whose family comes face to face with ghosts. Rated PG About 1.5 hours.

Saturday, October 22, 2022
Nature Center Open: 10:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

10:30 a.m.
Bats of West Virginia
Paulita, the naturalist encourages you to visit with her for an introduction to some bats found in West Virginia. No live bats but lots to learn about these mammals. 30 minutes. YPP

11:00 a.m.
Bat Scratch Craft & Movie
Victor will meet and great you to scratch your own bat to hang up as a decoration. Craft fee: $1.00
Plus a feature movie about puppies that find themselves in a mysterious mansion. Rated G. About 1.5 hours.

2:00 p.m.
Ghost Stories
A premier ghost story teller, retired professor of English at WVU, JoAnn Dadisman tells spine-chilling stories of Appalachian encounters and other tales of woe. Join us at the Harold Walters Nature Center where the lights will dim, a cracking fire sets the mood and a cool breeze whistles through the room as visitors are gathered, and a gentle tap, tap, tap a sign for ghost stories to begin. The experience is free and the public is welcome to attend. Following the Ghost Stories is the Egg Haunt– Join the naturalist as she gathers everybody together and sends them off in search of Halloween themed eggs. For children up to 12 years of age. This activity is free and the public is welcome to participate. Ghost stories is about 1 hour and egg haunt about 30 minutes. The egg haunt is outside so bring a jacket and wear sturdy shoes. Costumes encouraged but not mandatory.

Sunday, October 23, 2022
Nature Center Open: 10:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

11:00 a.m.
Feature Movie
Vixtor invites you for this movie about a high schooler from Coalwood, West Virginia that inspired by Sputnik satellite, his teacher and friends builds his own rocket. Rated PG. About 2 hours.

2:30
Feature Movie
Its a monster comedy adventure as Dracula puts his grandson through “monster in training” boot camp. Rated PG. About 1.5 hours.

Visit the nature center. Check the bulletin boards for additional activities or area attractions.

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Start:
October 21
End:
October 23
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