As the leaves turn deeper shades of scarlet, gold and yellow, here’s a few ways to celebrate autumn in the region beginning Thursday, Oct. 12 through Sunday, Oct. 15.
What: Create a unique centerpiece out of gourds and pumpkins using living succulents, pinecones, seed pods and other fall items.
Cost: Class is $50, all supplies and instruction included. Registration available by contacting the garden center at (509) 758-4104 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
When: 5:30-7 p.m. Thursday
Where: Pat’s Garden Center, 1280 Port Drive, Clarkston
Annual Fall Festival and Cider Pressing
What: Activities for all ages include apple cider pressing, horse-drawn wagon rides (10 a.m. to noon), nature activities and crafts, live music and a visit from the Washington State University Raptors (11 a.m. to 1 p.m.) Food from Mikey’s Gyros will be for sale. Donations are welcome. The event is sponsored by Latah County Parks & Recreation, Friends of Phillips Farm Park Inc., and the Moscow High School Environmental Club. The park is located 5 miles north of Moscow at 4709 Highway 95.
When: 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday
Where: Phillips Farm Park, Moscow
Oktoberfest Lindsay Creek Style
What: Oktoberfest food and beverages along with wine and beer, brats, sauerkraut and potatoes
When: 4-8 p.m. Friday and Saturday
Where: Lindsay Creek Vineyards, 3107 Powers Ave., Lewiston
What: An array of beer varieties will be served at this outdoor festival
Cost: Admission is $20
When: 2-6 p.m. Saturday
Where: Nez Perce County Fairgrounds, 1229 Burrell Ave., Lewiston
What: The patch will feature more than 3,000 pumpkins and gourds of all sizes for sale, along with youth activities, games and photo opportunities. Cost: Free, with pumpkins for sale. Donate two cans of food, and get $1 off a pumpkin. All proceeds will support the United Methodist Committee on Relief. Food will be donated to a local food bank.
When: 10 a.m.-6 p.m. daily, Sunday-Oct. 31
Where: Lewiston First United Church, 1906 Broadview Drive, Lewiston