By Aubrey Cox
With the fall season creeping up, there are several activities students can do around Middle Tennessee to get them in the spooky spirit.
Nashville’s Fall Family Fun Pumpkin Festival, starting Sept. 28, hosts Tennessee’s largest petting farm and fun park and Tennessee’s number-one corn maze for six years in a row.
Visit the Festival’s upcoming events, the Pumpkin Patch, Corn Maze and Hocus Pocus night.
Located at Lucky Ladd farms, the Family Fun Pumpkin Festival opens from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Sept. 28-30; Oct. 1, 5-7.
Prices for tickets range depending on age and activities. Children two and under are admitted for free. Parking is free as well.
The Nashville Symphony on Oct. 14, at 7:30 p.m. and 15, at 2 p.m. are performing Hocus Pocus in concert live to film.
The event will be at the Schermerhorn Symphony Center, and tickets range from $41 to $104.
The Nightmare Before Christmas returns to theaters on Oct. 20, for its 30-year anniversary.
Gallatin’s fall events include the Gallatin Main Street Festival and the first annual Grahams Estate Fall Festival.
Gallatin Main Street Festival on Oct. 7, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. will be held in Downtown Gallatin with free admissions and free parking. The streets will be closed and be filled with vendors.
It will be the festival’s 37th year hosting over 200 arts, crafts, nonprofits, and a few commercial vendors.
Local entertainment will be performed throughout the day, along with a large children’s play area, and an eating area will be provided.
Grahams Estate Fall Festival on Nov. 4, at 10 a.m. will be held at 262 Harris Lane and requires a $5 parking fee.
The first annual fall festival will include food, music and different vendors.
Oak grove farms offer pumpkin picking, along with vegetables and local goods, Shuckle’s corn maze and opening Sept. 30, until Oct. 29 a flying Ghost Pumpkin patch.