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8 Events in Goochland this Fall that You Won't Want to Miss!

September 6, 2022

At Boone Homes, we build beautiful timeless homes in communities that the whole family will enjoy. Living in Goochland will exceed your expectations of small-town living combined with an abundance of nearby activities and amenities.  You'll never run out of things to do in Goochland - Take a trip to one of the local wineries or cideries, enjoy a family day at one of the many nearby festivals, or stay active and join a rec league - there truly is something for everyone. We've put together a list of our favorite events coming up this fall so mark your calendars and explore Goochland!

Oysters in the Orchard 

Saturday & Sunday | September 10 & 11

You won't want to miss this! Spend the day at Courthouse Creek for fresh oysters provided by Big Island Aquaculture all day long and live music from 4-7 pm. Choose between raw oysters or one of their mouth-watering specialties. If oysters aren't your thing, Courthouse Creek Cider will have charcuterie options as well as cider, beer, wine and cider cocktails (YUM!). Not to mention, they are pet and family-friendly!

Night at Tucker 

 Saturday, September 10th | 5:30 pm

 Head over to Tucker Park on the James River for live music from Blair's West Band and River City Band, local food trucks and family fun! 

Hill Top Distillery

Nestled on the hilltop of Maidens, Hill Top Distillery is surrounded by beautiful woodlands overlooking Tucker Park & the James River. Enjoy your cocktail outside at one of the picnic tables and enjoy live music and local food trucks on the weekends! Be sure to follow them on social media or check out their website to see who is on the schedule each week!

Upcoming: Saturday, September 10th: Smokin Gill's Grill Food Truck (1-7 pm) and Whiskey Band Business (4-7 pm)

5K Color Run

Saturday, October 15th | Hidden Rock Park

Goochland County Parks and Rec partners with Mathew Smile Foundation! All funds raised from the race will be contributed to help with depression and suicide awareness. Register for the event here.

Rassawek Autumn Festival 

 Saturday, October 22nd: 10am-5pm 

 Sunday, October 23rd: 11 am-5 pm 

If you enjoy the Spring Jubilee, you'll love Rassawek's 2nd Annual Autumn Festival! Live bluegrass music, truck and tractor pulls, helicopter rides, antique cars and tractor displays and more! Plan to arrive hungry because there will be plenty of food and drink from food trucks, food vendors, and beer and cidery tents! Kids will have a blast navigating through the fall-inspired maze, live animals, pony rides, face painting and more! 

Save $5 per ticket when you purchase ahead online

Goochland Fall Festival 

Saturday, October 29th at 12-4 pm

There is fun for everyone at the Goochland Fall Festival! Live music, vendors, Halloween costume contest, Pie contest and more! The Fall Festival will be at the Goochland Sports Complex - walking distance from Reed Marsh!

Pickle Ball Tournament

Saturday, November 5th at 9 am 

An open doubles, modified drop tournament at CHS Gym in Goochland! Drinks and snacks will be provided. Space is limited so make sure you register early! Registration ends October 21st and tickets are $15 per player. Register online!


Winter Wine & Wreath 

November 25th - 27th 9am, 12pm & 3pm 

Get into the holiday spirit and create a fresh holiday wreath at Rassawek's Winter Wine & Wreath. Tickets include supplies to make a unique wreath including locally sourced greens, guidance from instructors, a wine tasting and a light meal. The Christmas Village Market is adjacent to the workshop pavilion and will feature local vendors, wine tastings and food trucks! Tickets go on sale October 1st.

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