Real Estate Group Blog for Hampton Roads, Williamsburg & N. Carolina - Blog Archive: October, 2015

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October 2015

There are 4 blog entries for October 2015.

Are you ready for the parade of princesses and superheroes this year? Halloween is this Saturday, October 31st. We give you the rundown on trick or treating times and rules as well as some trick or treating alternatives around the area on October 31st. We hope everyone has a safe and happy Halloween!!

Trick or Treating

Across the seven cities of Hampton Roads, the rules for trick or treating are similar. Trick or treaters should be 12 years of age or younger, and trick or treating ends in all cities at 8 PM. Start time varies just slightly with some cities setting a time of 6 pm and some stating that activities start at dusk (Newport News and Virginia Beach), which will fall around 6:30 PM in Hampton Roads this year. 

Trick or Treat

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Pendulum Fine Meats in Norfolk, Virginia works tirelessly to educate consumers and provide top quality meat and provisions. As the only whole animal butcher in Hampton Roads, Pendulum is a touchstone for intention in a world of ethically challenged convenience.

Dylan and Dana Wakefield opened the doors of Pendulum in 2014 with a focus on putting people in touch with what is on their plates. They visit every farm they do business with so they know how the animals they process live and eat. In addition to a rotating selection of meat and house-made sausages, Pendulum offers freshly made butcher counter sandwiches, wine, beer, and preserved goods, as well as fresh eggs, butter, and cheese.

Pendulum also offers a “Primal Meat CSA” and newsletter

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Are you enjoying the cool down in weather yet? If you are having a hard time with the change of season, check out these fun fall festivals around Hampton Roads this weekend and get in the spirit! Grab a jacket and head out to enjoy the fall festivities!

First Landing Fall Festival

October 17, 2015 from 2-6 PM

At First Landing State Park, Virginia Beach

Enjoy natural surroundings, hay rides, pumpkin decorating, kids' crafts, roasting s'mores and special exhibits.

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The Driver Days Fall Festival

October 17 & 18, 2015

At Town of Driver, Suffolk

Driver Days Fall Festival offers down-home hospitality combined with good food, live music, a community

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Dear Annie Agent, 
We are so excited to be looking at houses with our REALTOR®. Although, I have to admit, all these properties start to blur together after seeing so many at a time. After a couple trips to look at some great places, we came home and realized we had a hard time keeping the details straight. Do you have any tips or suggestions on helping us to remember the places we see so we can compare things later?   Signed,  Forgetful and Fretting   Dear Forgetful,    Don't fret! Congratulations on starting your home search! Looking at houses is such an exciting part of the purchasing process, and it can be a real whirlwind of bedrooms, bathrooms, and walk-in closets! After viewing multiple properties, it can get…
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