Fall is on the horizon and everything’s coming up pumpkin spice. This Labor Day weekend, spend your three days off making memories and finding adventure with your crew. Wanna know how? Read on for ten fantastic ideas.

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An apple a day…
It just wouldn’t be fall in Washington without an abundance of apples. Pick some with your kids at Bellewood Farm’s opening weekend or at another local spot. Fri.-Sun. Event details.

Spread kindness
Who’s down with random acts of kindness? We sure are! Try one of these ideas with your kids today.

Pack it in
Plan one more picnic in the park before summer is over.

Go on a wild outdoor adventure
All you need is your phone and a curious mind for this Geocaching Adventure Lab game where families will learn all about cougars, coyotes, bobcats and more. Daily. Event details.

Explore a museum
If you’ve missed heading out to museums with the kids, we’ve got great news! Just in time for Labor Day, the National Nordic Museum is once again opening its doors to the public. Fri.-Sun. Event details. The Museum of Flight will be doing the same. Sat.-Mon. Event details.

Paddle on
It’s a great weekend to get out and paddle with the kids, isn’t it? Find out where to rent kayaks and use them too.

Attend a Sundae Sermon
Take part in this virtual series that celebrates summer, the outdoors and Black Folks. This Sunday you can learn about Federation Forest State Park and hear from celebrated female community leaders. Get free tickets online. Sun. Event details.

Drop it like it’s hot
As part of its reopening plan, the Museum of Glass in Tacoma will be hosting a free event on the plaza that includes live glassblowing demonstrations, scavenger hunts and art making activities. Fri.-Sun. Event details.

Build skills
Whether your kids are preparing for distance learning or emailing with grandparents, these typing games will improve their speed and accuracy in no time.

Hit the beach
Sand, sun and sunscreen are how families roll at these area beaches open for swimming.

—Allison Sutcliffe