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Temperatures are dropping, leaves will soon begin to fall, and pumpkin beverages have made a return to coffeeshop menus. Fall is officially here, and we compiled a list of fun, family-friendly activities to explore! The Buttonwood Team is focused on serving as your Family CFO. Beyond the standard CFO role, we like to have a little fun along the way. Check out a few fun activities below:

Cornucopia – October 15-17, 2021

This weekend-long festival is overflowing with opportunities to be entertained, make memories and have fun! Cross everything off your fall bucket list at Cornucopia – including a Ferris Wheel! Admission is free. (cornucopiakc.com) (Kansas City, MO Downtown)

KC Pumpkin Patch – Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays in October

Join the fun on Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays in October at the KC Pumpkin Patch! Spend the day experiencing adventures as you slide, climb and play your way through 40 acres of fun. With attractions to entertain all ages, the whole family will enjoy the farm fresh air and wide-open spaces. (kcwineco.com/events/upcoming-events/kc-pumpkin-patch) (Olathe, KS)

Cedar Hill Family Orchard Apple Picking

Cedar Hill Family Orchard is 38 acres covered with 1,500 apple trees. Spend time with the family in the Orchard, in the Pumpkin Patch or at the Fishing Ponds. Along with fun activities, snack on kettle corn, cinnamon-cider donuts, apple crisps, a Cider Hill Signature Sundae and more! (ciderhillfamilyorchard.com) (Kansas City, KS)

Hoots & Howls: Princesses and Pirates Party – October 16 and October 17

Batten down the hatches and guard yer booty because your favorite princesses and pirates have taken over the Zoo! Bring your own princess or pirate to enjoy fun fall activities for the whole family, including a dance party with DJ Joe, a pint-sized hay maze, pedal tractors and more! (kansascityzoo.org) (Kansas City, MO Zoo)

The Great Pumpkin Fest – Saturdays and Sundays through October 31

Hooray for fall! Hop on your tractor, pirate ship or witch’s broom and hurry on over for a super-sized celebration of all things fall at Worlds of Fun’s Great Pumpkin Fest. This event offers one-of-a-kind Halloween activities for kids throughout the park! (worldsoffun.com) (Northeast)