On Saturday, the Johnny Appleseed Festival returns to historic Downtown Crystal Lake. Kids will love the Harvest farm rides, bowling with pumpkins, apple cider press demonstration and lots more.
Several area pumpkin farms open for the season this weekend. Check out this very long list of pumpkin farms posted on Patch that details all the offerings: pumpkin patches, corn mazes, and fall festivals. If apple picking is what you're craving, here is a list of area apple farms.
Bikers won't want to miss the Architectural Bike Tour that starts at the historic Col. Palmer House in Crystal Lake and follows a seven-mile route highlighting the history of Nunda and present-day Crystal Lake.