Autumn leaves, pumpkin spice chai lattes, scarves and red plaid sweaters. Does fall get much better than this? In Sacramento, it does. Entertain yourself with these five fall must-sees in Sacramento:
Ready for an art mix? Crocker-Con will present local comic book artists and writers, new comic board games and a costume contest. There will also be 30 comic books and podcasts and a Yu-Gi-Oh tournament. Food and drink discounts will also be available.
When: 5 to 9 p.m. Sept. 10
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Where: Crocker Art Museum, 216 O St., Sacramento
Admission: Free for members, $10 others
Brushes and Brews
Presented by Cordova Community Council, Brushes and Brews combines art and artisan beer through an exhibit and fine art sale. Food trucks and music will also be there.
When: 2 to 6 p.m. Sept. 26
Where: American River Brewing Co., 11151 Trade Center Drive, Suite 104, Rancho Cordova
Bishop’s Pumpkin Farm
Pick your own pumpkin off the vine and enjoy a free hayride to the fields at Bishop’s Pumpkin Farm. Come early to see pumpkins that weigh as much as 200 pounds.
When: Sept. 19 to Nov. 1
Where: Bishop’s Pumpkin Farm, 1415 Pumpkin Lane, Wheatland
Sacramento Harvest Festival
Shop until you drop and get inspired for this year’s Thanksgiving meal at the Sacramento Harvest Festival. Featured are hundreds of vendors, food inspiration and entertainment featuring James Garner’s Cash Tribute and Sister Swing.
When: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Nov. 20-21 and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Nov. 22
Where: Cal Expo, 1600 Exposition Blvd., Sacramento
Admission: Adults $9, seniors 62+ $7, youths 13-17 $4, and free for those 12 and younger when accompanied by an adult. One ticket is good for all three days.
Pick your own fruit this fall at various ranches around the Sacramento area. Fruit picking varies ranch to ranch and includes apples and berries. Visit www.applehill. com/you-pick-ranches-2/ for details about a ranch close to you.