2017 EVENT QUESTIONS & ANSWERS

With the weather looking great, we are expecting a good crowd of attendance on Friday night. We encourage everyone to come out early to ease traffic flow and to get desired seating for the movie.  You *will* need to bring your lawn chairs and or blankets for this outdoor movie event. Seating will not be provided.  The movie will be shown on a jumbo outdoor 24' tall movie screen. It is being rear-projected, any seating angle will be able to see the movie just fine.

 

We will have a dinner option available for purchase from the Pearl Kitchen food truck if you're looking for a tasty dinner. They sell delicious philly cheesesteaks, gourmet burgers and sandwiches. Click here for their menu & Facebook Page.

Please read below for an extensive question & answer list. If you have any additional questions, feel free to email us at info@livingwaterscapes.com or message us on Facebook.

We look forward to seeing everyone!

What are the dates and times for the event?
Friday - Sunday (September 29th - October 1, 2017)
• Pumpkin Patch will be open from business open to close each day of the event and month of October
• Retail store & pond sale will be all 3 days

Friday Night (September 29th)

5:00pm - 8:00pm - Food truck available for sandwiches & burgers (provided by Pearl Kitchen)
5:30pm - 7:30pm - Live Meet & Greet with Sanderson witches
7:30pm - 8:00pm - Introduction, announcements, prize giveaways, entertainment from the Sanderson witches
8:00pm - 9:30pm - Friday Night Movie featuring Hocus Pocus

• Concessions will be available all evening

Saturday (September 30th)
10am - 6pm - All activities such as bounce houses, pumpkin patch, Paint-Your-Pumpkin, concessions will be available
11:30am - 3pm - Free hotdogs plus chips and small bottled water will be given out (1 per person)
7:30pm - 9:00pm - Saturday Night Movie featuring 1995’s live-action Casper with concessions available

Sunday (October 1)
12noon - 5pm - Same Saturday activities will be available. Bounce houses will be shutdown at 4pm. Free hotdogs will be given out while supplies last starting at noon.

Is this event free to attend?
Yes, the event itself is free to attend and parking is free. Friday & Saturday Night Movie events are free to attend. Read further down for more specifics on what’s free vs pay each day of the event.

Where is the event located?
The event will be held at Living Waterscapes, the #1 ranked pond store & outdoor pond showroom in the nation. The address (entered into any GPS) is 8401 Endicott Rd, Colfax, NC 27235.  We are conveniently located across from the Piedmont Triad Farmers Market off of Sandy Ridge Rd and I-40 near Greensboro. It is easy to travel to and find from anywhere in the Triad. Click here from your mobile phone to open in Google Maps.

 

What does your business do?

We are a pond construction & supplies retail store. We build ponds, waterfalls and various other water features for your yard. Already own a pond? We sell NC's largest selection of koi, aquatic plants, & pond supplies (pumps, treatments, fish food, etc). Our WaterFall Festival is a fun event as a way of saying thanks to the community for supporting us. We were recently named the #1 rated pond store in the nation this year. During the holiday season, our business operations an outdoor pumpkin patch and in December we sell Christmas trees with another holiday-themed event, Polar Party.

What’s the weather forecast for this event?
Any light precipitation (and there’s only a 10 - 20% chance) is scheduled to come and be out of our area by 2 - 3pm. Our Friday night event is scheduled to start at 5pm and is forecasted to be seasonable with a lows in the 50s / 60s and clear.  Saturday & Sunday are scheduled to perfect sunny autumn days with highs in the 70s and lows in the 50s. It looks to be great weather for the entire event!

 

Is seating provided for the nightly movies?

No seating is available, so please be sure to bring your lawn chairs and blankets for the outdoor movie events.

Is this event kid-friendly?
Yes, it’s a perfect event to bring out the entire family for. Kids will love the Storybook Treehouse and bounce houses. Everyone will enjoy the relaxing outdoor pond gallery and pumpkin patch.  Both nightly movies are rated PG and entertaining for both kids & adults!

Is this event pet-friendly?
You are welcome to bring your dog, but we ask that all pets be on a leash. Be aware that this will be a public event with a large crowd, so if your dog is not comfortable in this type of surrounding or being around other dogs, we would strongly recommend to leave them at home.  Bowls of water will be located around the site for thirsty dogs to take a break.

Is photography OK at this event?
Of course! and we highly recommend you take as many photos as you’d like and post them to your social media accounts. Remember to tag Living Waterscapes and/or the WaterFall Festival.  A photo-op backdrop of Linus, Sally, & Snoopy in the pumpkin patch will be provided for free inside the pumpkin patch. Those mischievous Sanderson witches from Hocus Pocus will be available for photos and interaction on Friday night from 5:30 - 7:30pm.

Where do I park and how is traffic handled?
We will have easy-to-access parking near the store for the event all 3 days. We have our store parking lot, our extra overflow lot and an additional grass lot located behind the retail store that has generously been allowed for us to use by the good folks of neighboring Cheerwine. We will have staff directing traffic flow on all 3 days. We will have the Guilford County Sheriff’s Dept assisting with traffic flow during midday Saturday for assistance off & on Sandy Ridge Road (when the Farmers Market will be open).

What’s free and what things do I pay for? How much are concessions?
Everything is free to attend and parking is free. Pumpkin Patch is open and will be selling several sized pumpkins. Small pumpkins start at $5 each and all pumpkins are eligible for our popular Buy 3 Get 1 FREE special. Here are the free and purchasable items by day:

Friday Night
Movie - FREE to attend

Meet & Greet with Sanderson Witches - FREE
FREE bag of popcorn. 1 per person
Concessions available for purchase are:
• Soda (assorted brands & flavors) - $1 each
• Bottled Water - $1 each
• Candy (assorted brands & flavors) - $1 each
• Cotton Candy - $3 each
• Slushes - $3 each
• Cotton Candy / Slushie combo - $5

 

• Dinner will be available for purchase via Pearl Kitchen food truck that will be onsite from 5pm - 8pm. They sell delicious philly cheesesteaks, burgers, and sandwiches. Menu available on their Facebook Page.

Saturday & Sunday
FREE hotdog + chips + small bottled water - 1 per person, while supplies last
Concessions available for purchase are:
• Popcorn - $1 each
• Soda (assorted brands & flavors) - $1 each
• Bottled Water - $1 each
• Candy (assorted brands & flavors) - $1 each
• Cotton Candy (multiple colors / flavors) - $3 each
• Slushies (multiple flavors) - $3 each
• Cotton Candy / Slushie combo - $5

Bounces Houses and Storybook Treehouse are FREE to play on.
Bounce Houses will be available on Saturday & Sunday only and will close at 6pm on Saturday then reopen at 12noon on Sunday.

Paint-Your-Pumpkin Station - Purchase a pumpkin from our pumpkin patch then be creative with painting! Entry to the station is $1 per person. All proceeds from this booth will be donated to the Guilford County Animal Shelter. Each person will be given a brush, selection of paint cups of varying colors and a cup of water to clean the brush. Cleanup can be done at our sink at the front of the store.


Saturday Night
FREE bag of popcorn. 1 per person
•All other concessions listed above will be available for purchase.

 

What merchandise will be for sale?
• Our primary all-year business is a pond store and we will be having our biggest sale ever on ponds, waterfalls, and other water features for your home & yard. Our retail store will be having a huge sale on garden art, fish, other supplies at up to 50% off. Now will be the perfect time to purchase a water feature if you've been thinking about it.

• Our pumpkin patch will be open and we have a great selection of premium pumpkins in various sizes from small to jumbo. Pumpkins start at $5 each and pricing is marked by color dots with signs showing the pricing per dot color. Our popular pumpkin special is back this year of Buy 3 Get 1 FREE (of equal or lesser value).  Mini pumpkins will be available for $2 each or 3 for $5.  Corn stalks will be available for $8 each.

• Pumpkin carving & decorating merchandise

• Halloween decor such as scarecrows, banners, Snoopy candy dishes, etc.

EXCLUSIVE limited-edition glow-in-the-dark event t-shirts featuring the toon versions of the Hocus Pocus Sanderson witches and our PondLife cartoon crew. Shirt quantities are limited. Adult & kid sizes available in various colors of orange, purple, pink, & green. Shirts will be $15 each.

What forms of payment do you accept?
We accept cash, check, debit/credit cards on all concessions and merchandise.

Where do I make payments for merchandise?
There will be a payment station by the pumpkin patch & pond gallery that will be marked. We can also accept payments inside our retail store.

What facilities will be available on-site?

Two porta-potties will be located at the front of the parking lot.









 

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