Aren’t you just thrilled to feel that crisp morning air? We know that it means that fall is officially here and it’s time to bust out all those flannel shirts and hiking boots. Find out what fall adventures we have in store for you this weekend!

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Beetlejuice & Dine-Out Dinner
Safely enjoy seasonal menus, craft cocktails and a drive-in movie. Purchase your drive-in movie ticket and order a to-go meal to enjoy with the show at Par 3 in San Mateo. Sat. Event details

Bill’s Backyard Is Open at the Children’s Discovery Museum of San Jose
Celebrating its 30th anniversary this year, Children’s Discovery Museum of San Jose will open Bill’s Backyard, the museum’s half-acre outdoor play space, with a three-day a week schedule every Friday, Saturday, and Sunday for the foreseeable future. Reservations are required for the two play sessions per day: 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m. and 1:30-4 p.m., with an hour cleaning break between sessions. Fri.-Sun. Event details

Apple, Pumpkin & Tomato Picking
Head to Live Earth Farm this weekend for Fuji apple, pumpkin and tomato picking! The Farm Stand will also be loaded with produce galore. So load up the kids, pack your wagons, wear your masks and get ready for some fall family fun. Tickets required. Sat.-Sun. Event details

Show Up, Kids Online LIVE
Peter Michael Marino continues the run of his wildly popular “Show Up, Kids!” where kids from all over the world will feel like they’re a part of this live event. They will hear their names, offer story suggestions and are called on to help Pete put on a real live show from his NYC apartment. Sat. Event details

Children’s Fairyland Reopens
Good news, it’s time for the Fairy Gates to reopen. Our slides are open and most Storybook sets are too. Run up, and roll down, Jack and Jill Hill. Event details.

Book Some Time in the Cat Zone
Enjoy 50 minutes with an adoptable cat! Choose a date on the Cat Zone calendar and get ready to snuggle some kitties. Event details.

Play a Round of Mini Golf
Head to downtown Walnut Creek for some putt putt. The 18-hole course is open Tuesday-Sunday. Event details.

CuriOdyssey’s Autumn Nights Festival
Celebrate the spirit of Halloween every Friday and Saturday night in October at CuriOdyssey’s Autumn Nights, a glowing harvest festival for families! Dance to spooky music and explore a land of creepy and fun jack-o-lanterns. Meet animals up-close and see them enjoy Halloween-themed wildlife enrichment. Fri.-Sat. Event details

Zoppe Italian Family Circus Drive-In
The Zoppé Italian Family Circus welcomes guests into a classic drive-in style event for their 2020 performance. For 2020, Zoppé brings a show timely referred to as “The Show Must Go On”. This one-ring circus honors the best history of their 178 year old Old-World Italian tradition and stars Nino the Clown, along with many other thrilling acts. Fri.-Sun. Event details

Pumpkin Patch & Petting Zoo Are Open
Head to Lemos Farm this weekend for some autumnal fun! Advance-purchase admission tickets are required and available online. Purchase either a morning or afternoon pass. Pick your pumpkin, ride the train and meet the animals. Fri.-Sun. Event details

Aquarium of the Bay Is Reopening
PIER 39’s Aquarium will be opening with limited hours and timed tickets so purchase yours online before you go. Plan your visit today. Fri.-Sun. Event details

—Kate Loweth

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