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Parks & Recreation Events
The Orange County Parks and Recreation Office strives to offer a variety of recreational activities, including classes, clinics, and camps. We also aim to provide fun events for all ages.  Below is a listing of events being planned by Orange County Parks & Recreation or the Orange County Parks & Recreation Foundation.  For a listing of events in Orange County by other event planners, please visit the Orange County Tourism website: www.visitorangevirginia.com

Upcoming OCPR Events

7th Annual Liberty Ride - September 15, 2018 CANCELLED FOR 2018, PARTICIPANTS WILL RECEIVE REFUNDS
The Liberty Ride is a fundraiser for the Orange County Parks & Recreation Foundation, a 501(c)3 Organization whose mission is to help support the future of Orange County Parks & Recreation.  The ride is organized by Orange County Parks & Recreation and Oakland Heights Farm.  It is graciously hosted by James Madison’s Montpelier.  Generous support for this ride is provided by the Virginia Horse Council and Virginia Horse Industry Board.  Riders must bring their own horse.  The length of the ride is between 7 and 10 miles round-trip (route may change based on weather and trail conditions), and the terrain is pasture land, wooded trails, gravel roads, and some paved roads.  Pre-registration is highly encouraged. Registrations received after 8/31/18 will have a $10 late registration fee added and cannot be guaranteed lunch or a door prize.  It is highly recommended that registrations are submitted well in advance of the date since there is a limit to the number of riders who can participate.  Want to ride? Print a registration form.

Halloween Family Boovie Night - October 26, 2018
Join us for a free family movie night at Booster Park! This event will show one animated short (Casper's Halloween Special) and one feature length film (The Haunted Mansion), beginning at 7pm. Please bring your own lawn chairs, blankets, and picnics. The event is free. There is no admission or viewing fee. Popcorn and snacks will be available for purchase onsite (cash-only please). We will not be offering pizza dinners for sale onsite this year, so please feel free to bring picnics. Alcohol is prohibited. The Haunted Mansion is rated PG.

An office costume contest entry with staff dressed as Barbie and Ken dolls.
5th Annual Office Costume Contest - October 31, 2018
Our Annual Office Costume Contest will return for 2018!  This contest is sponsored by Faye's Office Supply, Inc. and encourages teamwork and fun within the workplace through a light hearted county-wide competition. There must be a theme to tie your groups' costumes together, and your organization, business, or department must be physically located in Orange County, Virginia.  Participating employees are not required to be Orange County residents.  There is NO FEE to enter this contest.  View the official rules or use our ENTRY FORM to enter your group.  You must complete your entry by October 22, 2018