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(House Cleaning in Savannah, Pooler, Richmond Hill) Sparkling Queens rewards customers with perks

September 15th, 2022

Savannah-Richmond Hill home cleaning business offers special loyalty program to customers

Sparkling Queens, a leading locally owned cleaning company, now offers a special new loyalty program to new and existing customers. The Sparkling Queens Royalty Program is designed to reward customers with special perks including priority booking, free upgrades on cleaning services, free add-ons, surprise gifts, special discounts with area businesses and more.

“We want to give Sparkling Queens Royalty Program members the royal treatment,” said Taylor Matthews, owner of Sparkling Queens. “We’re thrilled to offer incredible new rewards for our weekly, bi-weekly and monthly members that truly set us apart.”

The Sparkling Queens Royalty Program offers three membership tiers: Diamond, Platinum and Gold, based on the frequency of cleaning. The program costs $99 to join.

Locally owned and operated, Sparkling Queens is licensed and fully insured. The company offers a 100% satisfaction guarantee and does not require contracts.

All team members are professionally trained, serving customers throughout coastal Georgia.

“Sparkling Queens is here to help our customers and their families keep their homes sparkling clean, so they can spend more time doing the things they love and less time cleaning, sweeping, dusting and vacuuming,” Matthews explained. “That means more family time and less stress.”

Learn more here.



Headquartered in Richmond Hill, Ga., Sparkling Queens keeps homes sparkling clean so customers can spend more time doing the things they love. Under the leadership of owner Taylor Matthews, the professional team at Sparkling Queens provides high-quality house cleaning services and office cleaning services, including deep cleanings, daily, weekly, bi-weekly and monthly maintenance cleans as well as move-in and move-out cleanings. The company is licensed and insured and serves customers in Savannah, Pooler, Hinesville, Richmond Hill and surrounding areas. Learn more at sparklingqueens912.com or follow @sparklingqueens912 on Facebook or Instagram.


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(Savannah pediatricians) Dr. Kelsey Alexander @ Coastal Care Partners on Skidaway Island offers concierge pediatrics

September 14th, 2022

Benefits of Concierge Pediatric Care

Are you looking for a more personalized touch when it comes to your child’s health care? Concierge pediatric care may be the right choice for you!

Dr. Kelsey Alexander, a board-certified pediatric Savannah physician with more than 12 years of pediatric experience, recently joined Coastal Care Partners to open a new concierge pediatric care clinic on Skidaway Island! 

Here are just two of the many major benefits of concierge pediatric care you can experience as a member of Dr. Alexander’s practice! 

Greater Accessibility 

Do you ever wish that you could just text your child’s pediatrician with any questions or concerns you may have? With concierge pediatric care, you can! As a member, you can enjoy direct access to Dr. Alexander via text, call, or FaceTime from 8AM- 8PM! With extended and more direct access to your pediatrician, you can help avoid the costs of unnecessary emergency room or urgent care visits. As an added plus, all messages are sent through an easy and secure messaging system to protect your privacy. 

Longer, Unrushed Visits 

Tired of waiting for hours for just a few minutes with your pediatrician? By keeping a limited number of patients, Dr. Alexander is able to minimize wait times and offer families longer and unrushed visits. Instead of spending just 10-15 minutes with her patients, Dr. Alexander’s appointments last 30 to 60 minutes! You’ll have plenty of time to address any and all of your concerns, and you can rest assured that your child is getting the time and personalized attention they deserve.

These are just a few of the many benefits you’ll experience as a member of Coastal Care Partners’ new concierge pediatric practice! Other modern-day conveniences you will enjoy include online appointment scheduling, FaceTiming with Dr. Alexander, same-day and next-day appointments, and more.

Learn more about Dr. Alexander’s services or enroll for membership today here.


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Farmers Markets in Savannah, Islands, Richmond Hill, Bluffton & Hilton Head Is.

September 14th, 2022


Forsyth Farmers Market
9 AM-1 PM Saturdays
Located at the South End of Forsyth Park, Savannah
Email: forsythfarmersmarket@gmail.com
Details here.


Islands Farmers Market
401 Quarterman Drive
Savannah, GA 31410
Now open for Saturdays through Dec. 17 2022
9AM-Noon Saturdays
Local food & craft vendors. Honey, eggs, meat, bread, donuts, poultry, soaps, jewelry, candles, wreathes and more.


Richmond Hill Farmers Market

Every Saturday 3-6:30PM at the Richmond Hill History Museum

11460 Ford Avenue
Richmond Hill, GA 31324. Details here.


Farmers Market of Bluffton 
Noon-5PM Thursdays
Open air community farmers market, live music, chef demos, kids activities
71 Green Street
Bluffton, SC 29910
Details here.


Hilton Head Island Farmers Market
9 AM-1 PM Tuesdays
@ the Coastal Discovery Museum (Honey Horn)
Fresh local produce, pasture-raised chicken, free-range rabbit, pork, seafood, salsa, fresh sausage, cookies, breads, she crab soup.
Free admission and parking.
Details hhifarmersmarket.com.



Free SouthernMamas.com Weekly E-letter

September 14th, 2022

Free SouthernMamas.com Weekly E-letter

Every week, we send an email to our subscribers that’s a round-up of Savannah-Lowcountry kid-friendly happenings, school and healthcare info and more.

It’s the SouthernMamas.com Weekly E-letter. It’s free. Weekly. Helpful. Local.

We’re approaching that time of year when there is a lot going on (pumpkin-spice flavored fun & more) that you don’t want to miss. So please subscribe.

Read this week’s e-letter here.

Subscribe for free here.


(Savannah pediatricians) SouthCoast Health experts on treating children with mental illness

September 14th, 2022

SouthCoast Health on treating children with mental illness

Despite the fact that mental health disorders are one of the most common diseases among children, the idea of mental health advocacy for our children is still pretty rare.

Read here  how Dr. Keith Seibert and his wife, Dr. Heather Seibert, both pediatric advocates at SouthCoast Health in Richmond Hill, helped one 11-year-old girl who was struggling with mental illness including anxiety and ADHD. 

Learn more here. 

SouthCoast Health Pediatrics locations

Savannah: SouthCoast Health Pediatrics Savannah
Eisenhower Drive Medical Center
310 Eisenhower Dr, Bldg 16

Richmond Hill: SouthCoast Health Pediatrics Richmond Hill
St. Joseph’s / Candler Medical Office Park
10055 Ford Ave,Ste 4A

Rincon: SouthCoast Health Pediatrics Rincon
814 Towne Park Dr East


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(Savannah-area Pumpkin Patch Daytrips, Hayrides) Holiday Farms in Ridgeland SC

September 13th, 2022

15th Annual The Great Pumpkin Patch will be open for the 2022 season Oct. 1-31

UPDATE:DUE TO INCLEMENT WEATHER, HOLIDAY FARMS GRAND OPENING POSTPONED UNTIL THURS OCT. 6. Military Appreciation Day (Half price to military & immediate family w/ proper IDwill be Sat. Oct. 8. Details here. 

Opening day of The Great Pumpkin Patch @ Holiday Farms in Ridgeland SC is October 1 2022.

Holiday Farms will be open Thursdays-Saturdays from 9AM-6PM and Sundays from Noon-6PM.

In honor of our military, Holiday Farms will host Military Appreciation Day on Sat. Oct. 1st. Half price to military and immediate family with proper ID.

Activities for kids including Pumpkin Patch, Hayrides, Barnyard Zoo, Duck Races, Haytona Speedway, Corn Grinding, Steer Roping, Cow (Faux) Milking, Corn Maze & MORE!

Learn more here.

Holiday Farms: 10884 Grays Hwy, Ridgeland, SC 29936


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YMCA of Coastal Georgia is hiring; benefits include free YMCA membership

September 13th, 2022

YMCA of Coastal Georgia is hiring; benefits of working for the Y include free membership

YMCA of Coastal Georgia is in need of YBASE before- and after-school care group leaders and site directors across Chatham and Effingham counties.

They are also hiring swim instructors at the Islands and Liberty branches and plenty of other positions across the association.

Find more YMCA of Coastal Georgia jobs here.


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(Savannah Fall Festivals 2022) West Chatham YMCA Monster Dash 5K, Fun Run and Fall Festival.

September 12th, 2022

Register before price increase Oct. 19

Oct. 22 2022 is the annual West Chatham YMCA Monster Dash 5K, Fun Run and Fall Festival.

This event will feature a 5K Run and a 1/4 mile Kid’s Fun Run. Come for the race and stay for a family friendly YMCA Fall Festival! Race start is at 7:30AM.

Price increase scheduled for 10/19 so register now.

Sponsorship opportunities available.

All proceeds support the West Chatham Y’s Annual Campaign, which powers critical programs and activities that keep kids safe, people healthy and families strong.

When: Sat. Oct. 22, 2022 / 7:30AM start
Where: The West Chatham YMCA, 165 Isaac G. LaRoche Dr., Pooler, GA 31322


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Early Childhood Center in Pooler has spots open in preschool & PreK

September 12th, 2022

Early Childhood Center in Pooler

Looking for an Early Childhood Center in Pooler? 

Savannah Adventist Christian School has a few spots available right now! They have two-day, three-day, and five-day spots in Preschool and full-time spots in Pre-K.

Call to schedule a tour or start the application process here.

Children must be fully potty-trained and be at least three years old to start Preschool. Children who are 4 on or before Sept. 1 2022 are eligible for Pre-K enrollment.

The early childhood center is at 50 Godley Way, Pooler, GA 31322.

Find more information here or call (912) 748-5977 or email info@sacssda.org


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(Savannah Fall Festivals 2022) Frogwarts Harry-Potter inspired-event Oct 16

September 12th, 2022

Frogwarts: A Magical Harry-Potter Themed Adventure in Savannah Oct. 16 2022

Georgia State Railroad Museum and Savannah Children’s Museum will transform into a magical Harry Potter-themed experience during “Frogwarts” on Sun. Oct. 16 2022, 11AM-3PM.

This year’s classes will include Wand Making, Potions, Fortune Telling, Defense Against the Dark Arts: Glow in the Dark Fun!, Care of Magical Creatures, Quill Writing, Herbology, Muggle Studies, and Quidditch. Attendees can also take a ride on Georgia State Railroad Museum’s locomotive, the Frogwarts Express, or visit Ingotts Wizarding Bank. Visit the Owlery with Georgia Southern University’s Center for Wildlife Education and enjoy a musical selection from Esther F. Garrison School for the Arts’ Garrison Voices.

Some community partners will also be leading workshops, including Georgia Reptile Society. The Lowcountry Turners will be creating unique wooden wands. Harry-Potter themed food will be available for purchase.

Please dress in any Halloween or Harry Potter-themed costume of your choice!

Cost of admission: $14 per person for non-members; $12 per person for Coastal Heritage Society members.

Pre-registration is required. Purchase your tickets in advance online here.

Coastal Heritage Society members receive a discounted ticket of $12, an express check-in line, and priority boarding for the Frogwarts Express train ride. Find info on how to become a CHS member here.


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(Speech Therapy, Savannah) The Speech Clinic of the Coastal Empire has convenient locations in Savannah, Wilmington Is.

September 12th, 2022

Speech Therapy in Savannah, Wilmington Island: Convenient Service Locations

Speech therapy on Wilmington Island or Midtown Savannah! No need to drive across town for speech therapy services.

The therapists at The Speech Clinic of the Coastal Empire are available to provide treatment at both of our office locations (Wilmington Island and Midtown Savannah), or at daycares/private preschools. We hope that this will make speech therapy services more convenient for families with busy schedules.

The Speech Clinic of the Coastal Empire is now accepting new referrals. Please contact the office 912 712 3999



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Kindermusik Savannah Monday evening classes for ages 0-7 & their caregivers

September 11th, 2022

Monday Evening Kindermusik class in Savannah

Close out the early evening with your 0-7 year old making music together!

Join Kindermusik’s Little Stars class Monday evenings at 6:30PM. First class is free! Text 912-432-5885 for more info, or visit kindermusikwith88keys.com.   

Location: Kindermusik with 88 Keys Piano Studio; 183 Deerfield Rd W, Bloomingdale GA 31302

Enroll online here.

Kindermusik…A Good Beginning Never Ends. 


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Pete the Cat Musical, Savannah

September 11th, 2022

Pete the Cat the Musical in Savannah

Playing @ Historic Savannah Theatre.

Tickets on sale now at The Savannah Theatre.

Books on sale at E Shaver Bookseller


Saturdays Sept. 24,  Oct. 1 & 8 2022 at 10AM

Sundays Sept. 25, Oct. 2 & 9 2022 at 3PM

Purchase tickets online here or call 912.233.7764

Musical is based on the Pete the Cat series of books by Kimberly and James Dean.


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(Savannah pediatricians) Dr. Kelsey Alexander @ Coastal Care Partners on Skidaway Island offers concierge pediatrics

September 10th, 2022

Concierge Pediatric Clinic, Savannah

Did you know that Savannah pediatrician Dr. Kelsey Alexander @ Coastal Care Partners’ new Concierge Pediatric Clinic in the Village on Skidaway Is. offers family discounts?

Families with three or more children only pay a membership fee for the two youngest children. All other children are included at no additional membership fee!

Dr. Alexander’s concierge pediatrics practice accepts traditional insurance with a small monthly membership fee. By keeping a limited number of patients in the practice, Dr. Alexander can give your family the time and attention they deserve. This Concierge Pediatric Clinic serves all of Savannah and surrounding areas.

Learn more here.

Coastal Care Partners, 4B Skidaway Village Walk, Savannah, GA 31411912.598.6312


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Savannah Greek Festival 2022

September 9th, 2022

Savannah is Yelling “Opa” for it’s 71st Year!

The 2022 Savannah Greek Festival is back with onsite festivities and pre-order pick-ups Oct. 6, 7 & 8, 11AM-9PM.

Learn more & find online pre-ordering here.

This year’s festival will feature homemade Greek foods, Greek desserts, Greek dancing, Greek music, church tours, market place, and more during the three-day celebration at St Paul’s Greek Orthodox Church at the Hellenic Center in Savannah.

Free Admission Thu and Fri until 4PM with $5 donation after 4PM on Thur, Fri & all day Sat.

Hellenic Community Center
14 West Anderson Street
Savannah, GA 31401

Free Girls in Aviation STEM Day, Savannah

September 9th, 2022

This FREE Savannah event is open to girls ages 4th grade & older interested in aviation

Sheltair Savannah and Fly Corps Aviation is hosting a Girls in Aviation Day in Savannah on Saturday, Sept. 24 2022, 10AM-1PM.

The event is open to girls in grades 4-12 and is free. Interested participants must register by Sept. 14 2022. Younger participants must have a parent with them.

Sheltair, Fly Corps, and their supporting partners for the event will host many different aviation themed activities including a maintenance display, aircraft marshaling workshops, glider making, radio basics, and more! There will be a panel of accomplished women from various aviation fields to answer any questions you may have about pursuing aviation.

Register for Girls in Aviation Day online here

(Savannah pediatricians) General pediatric direct primary care practice in Savannah: The Tiny Beet with Dr. Caudill

September 9th, 2022

The Tiny Beet in Savannah is a direct patient care practice (DPC).

The Tiny Beet is a general pediatric direct primary care (DPC) practice in Savannah specializing in Lifestyle Medicine in order to focus on the root cause of my patients’ health.

Dr. Yolanda Rivera-Caudill “The Dr. Beet” invites you and your family to join her in improving the health in our Savannah community, a tiny step at a time.

A DPC model, similar to concierge medicine, allows for a tailored experience with each individual patient and works as a monthly membership. As a result, Dr. Caudill can spend more time with her patients at The Tiny Beet.

Learn more here.

Call 912-777-6830 or visit tinybeet.com


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(Savannah pediatricians) SouthCoast Health Pediatrician Dr. William Webb on how smart devices affect our kids

September 8th, 2022

SouthCoast Health Pediatricians in Richmond Hill, Savannah

SouthCoast Health Pediatrician Dr. William Webb explains here reasons to be aware of the negative side effects chronic technology use can have on developing bodies and minds.

“Technology has changed how most of us live, but it’s especially clear that it’s changing how children grow and interact with the world,”  SouthCoast Health Pediatrician Dr. William Webb said. “Some apps are fantastic for instructing our children in ways we cannot, however, there is also a clear place where children aren’t learning and growing as they use to due to the distraction of their devices.”

Negative effects of smart devices on kids include: rise in childhood obesity; trouble with bed time; negative impact a child’s cognitive development and ability to focus.

Read more here.

If you have additional questions or concerns about how technology is affecting your child, call SouthCoast Health at 912-691-3600 to schedule an appointment to meet or speak with a member of the pediatrics team. 


SouthCoast Health Pediatrics locations

Savannah: SouthCoast Health Pediatrics Savannah
Eisenhower Drive Medical Center
310 Eisenhower Dr, Bldg 16

Richmond Hill: SouthCoast Health Pediatrics Richmond Hill
St. Joseph’s / Candler Medical Office Park
10055 Ford Ave,Ste 4A

Rincon: SouthCoast Health Pediatrics Rincon
814 Towne Park Dr East


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Columbia City Ballet hosts Nutcracker 2022 auditions for ages 4+, Savannah

September 8th, 2022

Auditions are this Sat. Sept. 10; The Nutcracker performance will be Nov. 26 in Savannah

Columbia City Ballet will host auditions for Nutcracker 2022 this Saturday, Sept 10 2022 @ The Ballet School, 74 W Montgomery Cross Rd Ste C
Audition Fee: $20

Audition Schedule

1:30-2:30PM Dancers ages 4-6
2:30-3:30PM Dancers ages 7-10
3:30-4:30PM Dancers 11 & older (Please bring pointe shoes for those en pointe over 2 years)

Columbia City Ballet Audition Dress Code:
Black leotard, pink tights, hair in slick bun, lip and cheek color with light eye
shadow OR
White leotard or plain white tee shirt, black tights and black shoes or black tights
with white socks and white shoes

For more information call: 803 799 7605 or email KHeaton@columbiacityballet.com

Nutcracker performances will be held at the Johnny Mercer Theater in Savannah on Nov. 26 2022, 5:30PM


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Sparkling Queens House Cleaning Service in Savannah/Richmond Hill

September 8th, 2022

Deals on house cleaning from Sparkling Queens Cleaning, Richmond Hill/Savannah

The Sparkling Queens Cleaning new Royalty Rewards program opens today, offering a new deal for you.

Save 50% off your initial deep clean when you sign up for at least 6 recurring appointments (weekly, biweekly or monthly). And there’s more: get FREE entry into Sparkling Queens Cleaning Royalty Rewards Program with perks including member only deals and a secret menu!


Sparkling Queens Cleaning is a family-owned house-cleaning business based in Richmond Hill and services Richmond Hill, Savannah, Pooler, Hinesville, Fort Stewart and surrounding areas.

 Book a cleaning or call 912.417.9677


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(Savannah Halloween 2022) Free Trunk or Treat @ J.F. Gregory Park, Richmond Hill

September 8th, 2022

Free Family Halloween Fun in Richmond Hill, Ga.

Free family-friendly Trunk or Treat event Sat. Oct. 29 2022, 11:30AM-4PM at JF Gregory Park in Richmond Hill.

There will be contests, treats and fun!


Free admission, scavenger hunt @ two historic Savannah landmarks

September 7th, 2022

Free admission, scavenger hunt Sept. 18 2022 to Andrew Low House Museum, Savannah

The Andrew Low House Museum is hosting a Community Day on Sunday, Sept. 18, noon-4PM. The museum will be open to the public FREE of charge with tours for the community to experience the site’s history, architecture, and art.

The fun filled day has something for everyone, including scavenger hunts, creative activities, and tasty treats for all in the museum’s courtyard. The Andrew Low House is located at 329 Abercorn St. on Lafayette Square.

To encourage all to explore the beautiful area around the Andrew Low House, the Municipal Archives has developed two new scavenger hunts to get you out and about.

Visit www.savannahga.gov/EducationalResources for the “Lafayette Ward Visual Scavenger Hunt,” a challenging hunt that will take you throughout Lafayette Ward (fun for individuals, families, or team activities), and the “Lafayette Square Visual Scavenger Hunt,” designed for younger children thru grade 1 that encourages them to explore the square.

Find more kid-friendly scavenger hunts and activity sheets to do in Savannah here.


Free tours, scavenger hunt Sept. 16 2022 with reservations of Georgia Historical Society, Savannah

Constitution Day @ Georgia Historical Society Research Center in Savannah

You are invited to the Georgia Historical Society Research Center in Savannah on Constitution Day on Fri. Sept. 16 2022 to view a draft of the Constitution along with other colonial-era pieces from the collection. 

View Abraham Baldwin’s original draft copy of the US Constitution. One of only a few still in existence, the draft includes the handwritten margin notes of Baldwin, one of Georgia’s signers of the Constitution of 1787.

This treasure of the GHS collection, along with a recently conserved Revolutionary War-era drum and other unique objects and documents highlighting Georgia’s role in the development and evolution of our national story will be on display Fri. Sept. 16 2022.

The event consists of a self-paced tour with guidance for pre-registered K-12 groups provided by GHS staff and includes a scavenger hunt activity for students. The tour will take approximately 30 minutes to complete.

GHS welcomes public, private, and home school groups grades fifth-twelfth to attend. All groups must be accompanied by teacher or parent chaperones. Time slots are available on a first-come-first-served basis starting at 9AM.-2PM on Fri. Sept. 16, 2022. Any group containing more than ten students will need to reserve a time slot.

To reserve a time slot or set up a time to talk with a GHS staff member, please contact Lisa Landers at llanders@georgiahistory.com or 912-651-2125, ext. 152.

Georgia Historical Society Research Center
501 Whitaker Street
Savannah,  GA 31401

Free and open to the public.

(Savannah Fall Festivals) Annual Candle Lantern Tour @ Fort McAllister State Park, Richmond Hill

September 7th, 2022

Pre-register beginning Sept. 15 for this popular event that typically sells out

Experience Fort McAllister State Park’s premiere event of the year: the annual Candle Lantern Tour, happening Sat. Oct. 22 2022, 6:40-10PM.

This popular event features a 30-minute guided candlelit tour with stops at the blacksmith shop, hospital, powder magazine, barracks jail & more. There may just be a sneak attack by Union ships in the river.

This event typically sells out. Pre-register beginning Sept. 15 2022 by calling 912.727.2339. Children ages 2 and younger are free. Tickets are non-refundable.

Admission: $25
Event Phone: 912-727-2339

Fort McAllister State Park
3894 Fort McAllister Road
Richmond Hill, GA 31324


Other Events @ Fort McAllister State Park

Fort McAllister State Park in Richmond Hill has kid-friendly events happening throughout the year including themed hikes, workshops, crabbing and shrimping classes, re-enactments and more. See the park’s event schedule here.

(Savannah fall fun 2022) Poppell Farms pumpkin patch, corn maze, hayrides

September 6th, 2022

Poppell Farms 2022 Maze open Oct. 1-30 2022

Poppell Farms 2022 sorghum field maze design features Stetson Bennett, the Georgia Bulldogs’ quarterback.

The maze is just one farm activity at Poppell’s annual Fall Festival celebration, happening Oct. 1-30 2022.

Get lost in Poppell Farms’ tall sorghum maze, enjoy wagon hayrides and the Pumpkin Patch!  Stay after dark on Friday and Saturday nights to explore the maze with a flashlight (it’s NOT haunted). Beginning October 7, brave the Haunted Trail through the woods after dark.

Open every Friday night, Saturday (day and night) and Sunday from October 1-30, 2022.

Learn more here.


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