Williamsburg Walk to End Alzheimer’s: Show your support for Alzheimer's care, support and research. 8:30 a.m. Saturday at Matthew Whaley Elementary School, 301 Scotland St. Free registration at bit.ly/2zy8g0b.
Billsburg Brewery Grand Opening: Celebrate the Historic Triangle’s latest attraction with a ribbon-cutting ceremony, food trucks and fresh new beers. Child friendly. 12:30 p.m. Friday at Billsburg Brewery, 2054 Jamestown Road. 11 a.m. Saturday and Sunday. Free admission.
Dances from Jane Austen’s Time: Come learn country dances, the waltz and quadrille from the early 1800s, featuring live music. No partner and no experience required. 7-8:30 p.m. Thursday, James City County Library’s Kitzinger Room. Free.
Trivia Night: Bring your friends (or your enemies) for an entertaining evening with great craft beer, food truck offerings and an irreverent take on trivia. 7-9 p.m. Wednesday at Alewerks, 189B Ewell Road. Free admission.
Pumpkin Painting Extravaganza: Bring your own pumpkin and everything else will be provided. Sale benefits local youths battling neuroblastoma. 4-8 p.m. Sunday at the Williamsburg Unitarian Universalists, 3051 Ironbound Road. $10 cash or check.
2017 ECW AutoFest: This year’s show features domestic icons to European classics and benefits the VCU Health Pauley Heart Center and the Heritage Humane Society. 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at the Williamsburg Jamestown Airport, 100 Marclay Road. Free admission. Visit bit.ly/2hZBHS1 to register your car.
‘Star Wars’ Reads Day: Travel to a galaxy not so far, far away for a trivia game, crafts and movie clips, including the trailer for the latest entry, “The Last Jedi.” There’s a costume contest with prizes. 12:30-3 p.m. Saturday at the James City County Library. Free.
Monsters, Mayhem and Musick: As Halloween approaches, Governor's Musick showcases 17th- and 18th-century music for the harpsichord, voice, flute and strings to draw listeners into a world where things are not quite as they appear. Not for children younger than 6. 7:30-8:30 p.m. and 9-10 p.m. Tuesday at Colonial Williamsburg’s Governor’s Palace, 300 Palace Green St. $19 for adults, $9.50 for children 6-12.
Harvest Festival: From bounce houses and obstacle courses to cake walks and costume contests, the return of this annual event promises fun. 2-4 p.m. Saturday at James River Baptist Church, 4931 Centerville Road. Free.
Howl-O-Scream: Busch Gardens’ perennial source of scares concludes this weekend with one last chance to check out the Frostbite haunted house and the Axe Alley “terror-tory” alongside familiar favorites. 6-11 p.m. Thursday and Friday, 6 p.m. to midnight Saturday and 6-10 p.m. Sunday at Busch Gardens. Tickets available at bit.ly/1S8UkiK.