We are halfway through September which means that the official fall season is just around the corner. The month of September is a beautiful time of year for the Treasure Valley as the fall foliage begins. The leaves will change to bright and vibrant colors, the weather will start to cool down, and it is the perfect time to get outdoors while you have the chance to enjoy the area’s most stunning time of the year before the cold winter months.
While getting outside has lots of benefits for seniors’ minds and bodies, it can also be a great way to enjoy the autumn transformation in Idaho. Here are some fun events and activities that you can participate in many areas throughout Ada County.
Eagle Harvest Festival
This free event will be located at Heritage Park in Eagle where you can enjoy music, delicious food, games and more for everyone of all ages. This will take place on Saturday, October 9th from 9 o’ clock a.m to 2 o’clock p.m. This will be a perfect way to start the fall season while enjoying the fresh air.
Fall Apple Picking
Apple picking is not only a great fall activity, but it can be a way to get creative in baking some delicious sweet treats. Here are some local orchards that you can visit in time for fall.
- Candy Apple Orchards – Emmett
- Tyler’s Rocky Point Orchard – Emmett
- Cabalo’s Orchard and Gardens – Kuna
Dia de Los Muertos Event
Experience the only Dia de Los Muertos event celebrated in a cemetery in Idaho. This family friendly festival will be free to the public and you can enjoy celebrating with food, community ,costumes, entertainment and more! This will take place on Saturday October 23rd at Cloverdale funeral from 3.pm- 8 p.m.
Boise Farmers Market
Support local vendors and experience the fun of the Boise Farmers Market every Saturday from 9 a.m to 1pm. The Farmers Market is a great way to enjoy some fresh food and produce, handmade crafts, different artisans, and more all in the lively atmosphere of Downtown Boise.
Idaho Shakespeare Festival
For over 40 years, the Idaho Shakespeare fesitval has entertained the Treasure Valley community with classical theatre. You can enjoy live outdoor Theatre while enjoying the beautiful scenic view of the Boise Foothills with this classic Boise tradition. They are currently showing The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged).
The Pumpkin Patch
Going to a pumpkin patch is what enjoying fall is all about. You can sip on some apple cider, make your way through a corn maze, pick out some pumpkins to decorate your home or to make some desserts! Here are some different pumpkin patches to visit to kick off the fall season.
- Lowes Family Farmstead
- Twin Oaks Farms
- Jordans Pumpkin Patch & Christmas Lot
The Season Of Change
Idaho has many opportunities for fun fall festivities. There are endless ways to enjoy the beautiful autumn views of Idaho before the busyness of the holiday season comes along. This season also gives more opportunities for you and your family to experience some fun seasonal traditions that the Treasure Valley provides. The main priority for our residents is family and we want to create an atmosphere where all of our residents feel a part of the Foxtail community.
This time of year is known to be the season of change. Transitioning into a new path of life can be scary, but at Foxtail Senior Living, we are here to help. If you are in need of extra assistance in the current season you are in or just need help adjusting to senior or assisted living, give us a call and we will be happy to answer any questions you have.