Due to severe weather, UVa-Wise is closed on Friday, Feb. 27.

SVEA's 'Pick a BOO-k' Halloween carnival set for Oct. 26


The Student Virginia Education Association's "Pick a BOO-k!" Halloween Carnival takes place on Saturday, Oct. 26, from noon until 2 p.m. in Greear Gymnasium on the campus of The University of Virginia’s College at Wise.

The cost is $5 per child, but adults that accompany children are admitted free.The event is for children 12 and under and children must be accompanied by an adult.

Children can come in costume or as they are, but no scary costumes since little ones will be at the event. Children will play Halloween games, make crafts and visit SVEA's Pumpkin Patch to choose pumpkins and books.

Costumes will be provided for children who want to choose one. Food and drinks will be sold. There will be a silent auction as well on gift baskets.