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Color your fall with these five must-sees

Coming to Sacramento’s Crocker Museum will be a comic book event featuring artists and writers, board games and a costume contest.
Coming to Sacramento’s Crocker Museum will be a comic book event featuring artists and writers, board games and a costume contest. Sacramento Bee file

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:

Crocker-Con

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

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

Admission: Free

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

Admission: Free

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.

You-Pick Ranches

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.

Jennifer Crane: 916-321-1161, @Jenn_Crane

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