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Fall into cooler weather with local events

Straw man
GRAPHIC BY GABI RITCHIE

There are many fall events happening in the corridor. Each event listed might have its own masking requirement, so be aware of potential differences in expectations.

Bart’s Farm

7307 Alburnett Road, Marion

Open Monday through Friday from 3 p.m. to 8 p.m. and Saturday and Sunday from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Pony rides and hayrack rides are offered on the weekends for a small fee. It is however free to visit the farm.

Caspers Pumpkin Patch

10654 Forest Chapel Rd, Anamosa

Visit a giant pumpkin and pick out your own homegrown pumpkin at Mr. Caspers Pumpkin Patch in Anamosa. It’s free to see his giant pumpkin and he carves it the week before Halloween.

Open sunup to sundown.

Bass Farms

840 Bass Lane, Mount Vernon

Ticket for Bass Farms Fall Festival are $8, and the festival happens weekly. You can enjoy ice cream and other activities. You may also visit the farm and get a pumpkin without attending the festival.

Allen’s Orchard

5801 N 10th Street, Marion

Allen’s Orchard is a “you pick” orchard and most varieties cost $2.50 and pound.

Cedar Lake Clean Up

What: Cedar Lake clean up. Meet for a morning cleanup of the area with fellowship to follow.

When: Saturday, Oct. 16 from 10 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

Where: 855 Shaver Rd NE, Cedar Rapids

Cost: Free

Nature Walk

What: Owl-O-Ween, a nature walk at Wickiup Hill to learn how to call owls When: Tuesday, Oct. 19, 6 p.m. – 7:30p.m.

Where: Wickiup Hill Learning Center, Linn County

Cost: $1 for children under 16 and adults are $2.50

Movie Nights

What: Movie night at NewBo, “Goosebumps,” something to sit on is strongly encouraged. You may also attend in costume for a chance to win a prize

When: Friday, Oct. 8. From 6:40 p.m.-8:20 p.m.

Where: The Market Yard, Cost: Free

What: Movie night at NewBo, “The Adams Family,” something to sit on is strongly encouraged. You may also attend in costume for a chance to win a prize

When: Friday, Oct. 15. From 6:40 p.m. – 8:20 p.m.

Where: The Market Yard, Cost: Free

What: The Rocky Horror Picture Show, props are provided with ticket purchase.

When: Saturday Oct. 30 seating starts at 11:30 p.m.

Where: The Englert Theatre, Iowa City

Cost $20 if purchased in advance, $22 day of

Harvest Market

Visit the market for fall decor, produce, crafts and gifts

When: Saturday, Oct. 9,

Where: NewBo City Market, 1100 3rd St SE, Cedar Rapids

Cost: Free

Image courtesy of Gabi Ritchie

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