What Are You Up To This Fall?
Check out some of Liberty’s staff and students top 10 seasonal fall activities
Fiona Flynn, Reporter
#1: Everything Pumpkin
The age-old tradition of visiting the pumpkin patch with friends and family has proven to be the most popular item on the fall agenda to-do list. This season, get wrapped up in your favorite sweater, scarf, and hat to pick out the perfect pumpkin to creatively decorate your front porch. Carve your pumpkins, roast your seeds, and turn on your favorite Halloween film, from “It’s the Great Pumpkin,...
#2: What Goes CRUNCH in the Night?
The distinct smell of fall is carried with the dropping of red and golden leaves. Celebrate the coming of a new season by raking up piles of leaves in your yard to jump, crunch and frolic in.
#3: Costumes Galore
From the time we were born, our parents dolled us up in Halloween costumes, ranging from hooded green dinosaurs to pretty pink fairies coupled with plastic Halloween buckets for candy. However, as we age, this childhood custom has not been lost through the highschool years. Bring back the nostalgia this season with a spooky costume to impress your friends, family, and neighbors!
#4: I Have An Eerie Feeling About This
Take the ultimate step in being the victim in your favorite Scream movies by visiting your local haunted house. The Darkness Haunted house located in St. Louis has proven to be one of the most terrifying and popular in the nation. Prepare to be chased up and down dark corridors and basements by the creatures you fear the most.
#5: Be Prepared To Scream…
Roller Coasters, monsters, and funnel cake. What could go wrong? Venture over to Six Flags’ yearly Fright Fest event to feel the real fright of heights and the adrenaline of the chase from ghostly ghouls for a day of fun and horror.
#6: Corn ‘Maizes’
What better way to spend a sunny afternoon than getting lost in the looming stalks of corn? Missouri hails in your favor, with plenty of corn fields to go around. Try to find your way out of the intricate mazes designed by the farmers, all while telling punny corn jokes and playing games.
#7: Main Street
One of the fall favorite spots to walk around and enjoy the cool weather and leaves is St. Charles Main Street. Main Street has a wide variety of stores where you can buy anything and everything to your heart’s content. It is the perfect spot for casual window shopping and historical photoshoots by the Missouri River.
#8: Spooky Cinema
Curl up in a blanket with a cup of apple cider and your favorite fall snacks with your friends to watch the classic horror movies of the century. Settle into the couch to watch some of the season classics, including Scream, Carrie, and Nightmare on Elm Street.
#9: Let’s Get Cozy
One of the best ways to embrace fall is opening the windows in the house to let in the fresh crisp breeze that comes but once a year. Start a bonfire and sit out with a good book to fully appreciate the fall vibes.
#10: The Apple Of My Eye
What better way to celebrate the coming of a new season than picking armfulls of fresh apples to bake with and snack on? Venture on over to Eckert’s Farm in Illinois to select your picture perfect apple to pose with in a fall themed photoshoot.