November Valley Parent Calendar
1, 2 Pumpkin Patch Fall Festival – Dream Field Farm’s 200-acre working farm in Union Springs, Alabama has endless places for the kids to run and play in a safe environment. Enjoy fun games, a corn maze and hay rides from 9 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. Cost: $12. Info: Dreamfieldfarms.com.
1, 15, 22, 29 Football, Fans and Feathers – Every Friday before an Auburn home game at 3 p.m., visit Edgar B. Carter Educational Amphitheater to see hawks, falcons, eagles and other birds of prey fly from towers and around the amphitheater. Cost: $5 Info: VetMed.auburn.edu/raptor/.
2 First Annual Beaver Moon Harvest Festival – Enjoy live music, kid games and crafts, farm vendors, food trucks and even a baking competition at Historic Westville from 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. Cost: Free for kids under 5, $5 for k-12 and $10 for adults. Info: Facebook.com/westvillemuseum/.
6, 20 Little Naturalists at Oxbow Meadows – Get to know the wonderful world of nature as you learn through playing, exploring, observing and using your senses from 1:30 – 2:30 p.m. Pre-registration is required. Cost: $5 Info: Oxbow.ColumbusState.edu.
9 2019 Tri-City Veterans Parade – Bring your little ones down to watch a great parade at 10 a.m. It will begin on the corner of Dillingham Street and Broad Street in Phenix City, go down Broad Street in Phenix City, turn right on 13th Street, go over the 13th Street Bridge, and finish down Broadway to 9th Street in Columbus. Cost: Free Info: ColumbusGa.org/parks.
9 Frogwarts – Explore the magic and science of the classes at Frogwarts at Oxbow Meadows from 1 p.m. – 4 p.m. There will be live animals, games and food for sale. Cost: $5 Info: Oxbow.columbusstate.edu/.
11 NIM Kids Veterans Day Mini Camp – Kids will enjoy crafts, activities and history lessons about our nation during the Veterans Day Mini Camp at the National Infantry Museum from 1 p.m. – 5 p.m. Cost: $10 Info: NationalInfantryMuseum.org/event-calender/.
19 WinterFest 2019 – WinterFest is Columbus State University’s annual evening of winter wonderland fun. This event brings together families, students, alumni and community members to start the holiday season with Santa, snow and a show. It will feature performances from local schools and community groups, hot chocolate and sweet treats, campus lighting ceremony and more from 6 p.m. – 9 p.m. Cost: Free Info: Facebook.com/ColumbusState/.
23 Parent & Child Workshop: Augmented Visionary Reality – Engage your imagination and expand your creativity as you create collages inspired by the work of artist Saya Woolfalk. Participants will go on a gallery exploration to gather inspiration before creating their own work in the studio from 10:30 a.m. – 12 p.m. Cost: Free Info: Columbusmuseum.com.
30 Young Eagles Day: Free Flights for Kids – Since 1982, Young Eagles has promoted introductory airplane flights for youth between 8 and 17 years old. In Columbus, members of the EAA 677 provide the flights. Over 1,700,000 kids have flown nationally, including 2,000+ in Columbus, thanks to Young Eagles. Visit the Columbus airport from 8:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Cost: Free Info: 677.eaachapter.org.