Fall is just around the corner, whether the temperature outside agrees or not. Which means it’s officially time to start planning those fall-themed activities!

The Corn Crib Nursery’s (6924 US Route 150 Coal Valley) annual Family Fall Festival kicks off this Saturday Sep 8 and will continue every Saturday and Sunday through Oct 21 from 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Come find your pumpkins for carving, cooking and decorating! Enjoy concessions, with all of your favorite festival foods, including wood-fired pizza!

The expanded Fun Zone is bigger and better than ever! Activities include Zip Line, Human Hamster Wheel, Tug of War, Bounce Pad, Pedal Cars, Barrel Train, Sand Box, Tether Ball, Calf Roping, Knocker Ball, Pumpkin Slingshots, Hayride and the biggest Straw Mountain you’ve ever seen!

Fun Zone admission is free for kids 0-2, $6 for ages 3-5, $8 for ages 6-54 and free for those 55 and over!

For more information, visit http://corncribnursery.com/fallfest/ or the Facebook event page at https://www.facebook.com/events/1796200833798666/.

Don’t miss this family-friendly celebration of all things fall!

Tess Abney is a freelance writer who was born and raised in the Quad Cities. She spends most of her time attempting to successfully raise three boys. In her free time, writing is her passion. Whether it is sharing local events and businesses with readers or sharing her thoughts on life, she finds comfort in the way words can bring people together.