You can also find out more at DiscoverLynchburg.org about family fun in Lynchburg. From parks and recreation activities to indoor adventures, there's always something happening in Lynchburg.
Monday, Sept. 16 is National Guacamole Day. Wholly Guacamole invites all guacamole lovers to use the hashtag #RockTheGuac and share photos on Facebook or Twitter for a chance to win a year's supply of guacamole.
Registration for fall reading programs also begins on Monday at Lynchburg Public Library. Storytime programs begin Sept. 30.
Tales for Twos is for 2-year-olds and their parents or caregivers on Monday and Tuesdays at 10:30 a.m. Preschool Pizzazz is an independent storytime for ages 3 to 5 on Tuesdays at 1:30 p.m. and Wednesdays at 10:30 a.m.
Register your child now for these storytime programs. There is no need to register in advance for Babygarten, for infants and toddlers up to 24 months. This free program will be held on Fridays at 10:30 a.m. starting Oct. 4.
This is a great week to register your child for upcoming art and athletic activities. You can access the fall guide online at the Lynchburg Parks & Recreation website or pick up a copy of the guide at the rec department office.
There are plenty of activities and classes for adults too so check out the entire schedule at the Lynchburg Parks & Recreation website and welcome fall.
The Lynchburg Police Department and Lynchburg's Neighborhood Watch programs invite members of neighborhood watch groups to Lynchburg Night Out Against Crime on Tuesday, Sept. 17.
The free event will be held from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. at Tresca on 8th, located at the corner of 8th and Commerce streets. Join your local neighborhood watch group and learn more about keeping our city safe.
Head to Lynchburg Community Market for the Farmers Market on Wednesday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Only locally grown products are sold on Wednesdays at the market.
If you have a high school student at your house, mark your calendar for College Night at E.C. Glass High School on Wednesday, Sept. 18 from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m.
The free event is open to high school students from all local schools. Representatives from many colleges will be on hand to answer questions and provide information.
Visit The Fresh Market at their Lynchburg store this week. The store is located at the corner of Old Forest Road and Lakeside Drive and offers fresh produce, meats and more.
Smith's Pumpkin Patch opens for the season on Thursday, Sept. 19. Smith's Pumpkin Patch offers kids a fun place to celebrate fall with bounce houses and pumpkin decorating.
Smith's Pumpkin Patch is located at 6204 Fort Avenue. Hours are 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday to Thursday, 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. on Fridays, 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. on Saturdays and noon to 8 p.m. on Sundays.
Visit for a day or pick up season passes so your child can celebrate the joy of fall anytime. Smith's Pumpkin Patch has been serving the Lynchburg area for more than 18 years.
Decorate your home and yard for fall with a visit to Accents Flags and Gifts, located at 1716 Main Street. Fall has arrived at Accents, where you will find a variety of gift items as well as home and garden decor.
Enjoy a symphony concert at Lynchburg College on Friday, Sept. 20. The Wind Symphony and Orchestra Concert begins at 7 p.m. at Snidow Chapel and is free and open to the public.
In addition to these activities and events, it's always a great day at any of Lynchburg's parks. Enjoy a picnic lunch or head out after school to play at Peaks View, Ivy Creek, Miller Park or Riverside Park.
Get exercise and enjoy the sunshine on the Blackwater Creek Bikeway and James River Heritage Trails this week. Take your bikes or enjoy walking on the paved trails.
Lynchburg is a great place to enjoy in the fall. The first day of fall is just around the corner on Sept. 22. Plan your activities now to enjoy the week ahead.