Now that we’re settling in to fall’s familiar routines, who else is ready for the weekend? Mark Sunday as National Grandparents Day. Celebrate grams and gramps with one of these DIY gifts that are easy to make. Then make plans to attend a corn festival, bake a local kid chef’s recipe and track down a super cute pop-up truck that’s making its way to the city. Let’s get to it!

Editor’s note: 2020 keeps throwing lessons about flexibility at us, doesn’t it, parents? Please check air quality status before heading out to enjoy outdoor activities with your kids. Stay safe and healthy!

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Plan a sweet day
Experience everything corn at this one-day event at Bob’s Corn & Pumpkin Farm, including a trip through the corn maze. Sat. Event details.

Bake a winner
Break out the blueberries from your CSA box or your stash from the fields and put them to good use baking this year’s Washington Blueberry winning recipe, submitted by local kid-chef, Jana (follow her on Instagram @afruitykitchen).

Say hello, Kitty!
Get all your super cute Hello Kitty treats and merch at this pop-up event. Sat. Event details.

Find Aloha
Join the virtual Seattle Festal celebration to take a glimpse at the rich history of Hawaii and spirit of island life through spoken word, music, food demonstrations and virtual workshops. Fri.-Sun. Event details.

Carve out family time
From apple picking to baking to crafts and leaf playing, try one of these creative fall activities that bring families together.

Color their world
Preschoolers will love designing their own color wheel and learning about primary colors at this class. Fri. Event details.

Explore a State Park
Whether you want to take the kids out to chase waterfalls or you’ve got another hike in mind, you won’t need a Discover Pass for your outdoor adventure on Sept. 13. Sun. Event details.

Enter the FanDome
Explore the DC multi-verse at this virtual weekend event where kids can visit the Teen Titans tower, DC Super Hero Girls’ Sweet Justice Café and make your way to the Batcave. Sat. Event details.

Celebrate Puget Sound
Zoom on over to the Tacoma Ocean Fest where you’ll find art, science and DIY projects focused on the Sound. Sun. Event details.

—Allison Sutcliffe