Autumn is in full swing, and because we know it won’t last, let’s make the most of these gorgeous days. Add a splash of of color to your weekend adventures with a vibrant day trip to catch the tail end of the leaf gazing season. We’re also looking forward to a coding class designed for girls, pop-up drive-ins and a de-light-ful celebration the whole fam will love.

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Paint all the pumpkins
Not quite sure what to do with all those pumpkins you picked out at the patch this year? We’re crushing hard on these no-carve ideas that let you decorate your pumpkins and keep them out all month long!

Get your game on
Gather the kids and play as a team in this all-ages adventure game that engages families in activities related to arts and arts organizations in Seattle. Daily through Oct. 25. Event details.

Celebrate the autumn equinox
The Fremont Arts Council is bringing its popular Luminata fest online this year. Looks like it’s time to get creative and see what you and the kids can use to make light art, costumes and festive lanterns at home. Sat. Event details.

Program fun
It’s all about building skills and sisterhood at this virtual computer class designed to empower girls and pique their interest in coding. Fri. Event details.

Catch a flick
Who else is lovin’ all the pop-up drive-ins this year? Pop some corn and grab the kids because we’re going to the movies! Get in the Halloween spirit with Hocus Pocus on Friday at Vasa Park or drive into West Seattle to catch Secret Life of Pets, also on Friday.

Make it a late night
If a nighttime corn maze, fire pits, funnel cake and mini golf sound like the perfect fall evening for your crew, head to Craven Farm to do it all. Fri. & Sat. in Oct. Event details.

Bug out
Curious about how bugs can help solve problems? Tune into this virtual storytime and find out. Daily through October. Event details.

Listen and learn
Jump on the podcast bandwagon with three new podcasts made just for kids, premiering this fall. But hook ’em first with this Rebels Girls’ episode about the Notorious RBG.

—Allison Sutcliffe