When: 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 20
Where: Eastman Nature Center, 13351 Elm Creek Road, Dayton
Cost: $5 per person preregistered, $6 day of fee.
Open to ages 2-7. Preregistration encouraged. 763-559-6700
Why go: Meet costumed animal characters, go on a scavenger hunt in search of special pumpkins, dig for the golden acorn in the corn pool, jump in a straw pile, play games to win prizes, and meet an owl. Puppet show, refreshments, face painting, and a fall craft. Dress to be outside.