Great Pumpkin Palooza returns to Innsbrook this Saturday

The family-friendly event kicks off at 10:00 AM on Saturday, October 24th.

Annual Henrico Harvest Festival takes place Saturday at Crump Park

The family-friendly festival kicks off Saturday, October 17th at noon at Meadow Farm Museum, within Crump Park, in Glen Allen.

No sign of residents letting Halloween on Hanover give up the ghost

Just how big is the annual event to homeowners, and when did it start?

17 great horror movies you can stream on Netflix right now

If Halloween bums you out, spend the night cuddled up with one of these movies (trying not to cry).

Richmond Community Church hosts free Fall Fest event Friday evening

Free family event kicks off at 5:00 PM

Pumpkins turning teal for food allergy awareness

Help make trick-or-treating less scary for food allergy families.

5 Things

I’m just an average ghoul, trying to get some candy for goblin. Food! Fun! Terror! Halloween is so weird!

Premiere Costumes: Tricking out RVA for 40 years

A store that sells monsters, makeup, and internet memes.

West Broad Village restaurants hosting Halloween Bar Crawl Thursday evening

Visit four out of six participating restaurants and get a free t-shirt.

Civil War: The Horrors of War

Two gory stories from the fighting around Petersburg, 150 years ago this month.

On sale now: The 2014 fall RVA pint glass

Celebrate the falliest of fall things: beer!

804ork: Pimento Cheese

This pimento cheese recipe from Jason Alley via 804ork makes for a perfect fall snack.

Fall day trips in the Blue Ridge Mountains & Shenandoah Valley

Pack up the car and the kids and head up Interstate 64 for a fun family day trip! From scenic byways and fun activities to wineries and breweries, we’ve got some great ideas for a weekend trip to the picturesque Blue Ridge Mountains and Shenandoah Valley.

PHOTOS: 10th Annual Richmond Zombie Walk

They came, the saw, they braaaaaaainsed.

Mary Munford gets spooky with fall festival tomorrow

‘Spooky Saturday’ takes place at the elementary school from 2:00-6:00 PM.

Pumpkin patches and hayrides

Put down the pumpkin spice latte, pack the family in the car, and head out to one of Richmond’s local farms.

Halloween events: Frightful or family-friendly

Richmond’s got a ton going on for people of all ages (and tolerances for horror).

Weinstein JCC hosts 11th annual Fall Bazaar October 27th and 28th

Free admission and open to the public; over 30 local vendors.

Zombies return to Carytown for 10th year

The walking dead walk again this Saturday.

Scott’s Addition Pumpkin Festival returns for second year October 25th

The event, now in its second year, drew thousands to the Boulevard last year.

Richmond’s famous dead people

Beneath Richmond lies an entire army of dead famous people.

Our favorite horror movies

RVANews’s official, ongoing, always updating list of our favorite horror movies.

Can I be buried in Hollywood Cemetery?

Think it would be cool to be buried in the 166-year-old cemetery? You still can.

The business of death: Inside RVA’s oldest funeral home

Billups Funeral Home dates back to 1850. Here’s how business has changed since it opened, and why people don’t die in December.

Life in the morgue as a medical examiner

About 1,000 autopsies are performed each year in RVA. I went inside the morgue and talked with a medical examiner that performs many of them.