As the trees turn golden, the ground is sprinkled with crunchy leaves, and the air becomes crisp and chilly—you know that autumn is right around the corner. Autumn is that beautiful time of the year when everything feels cozier, and families gather to do activities that all ages can enjoy. With the cooling weather and colorful scenery, autumn is a great season for both indoor and outdoor activities. Here are some festive autumn activities that older adults can enjoy.
Autumn is one of the most beautiful seasons of the year with the landscape turning a warm golden and amber. This makes it the perfect time to snap some picturesque photographs. Take a visit to your nearby park and pose for pictures in your snug scarf and coat. With pictures, fun memories with your friends or family can be immortalized in a photo album or scrapbook.
Visit a Farmers’ Market
The farmers’ market during autumn is chock full of organically picked produce and handmade treats like jams and pastries. Walk around the market and interact with your local farmers while you enjoy their delicious goodies. Bring home some fruits and veggies as cooking with ingredients from the farmers’ market will make for healthier dishes. This will also give you a reason to invite family and friends over for a hearty meal made with freshly sourced ingredients.
Go Pumpkin Picking
Pumpkin picking is another fun autumn-only activity that you can enjoy. Head down to the pumpkin patch in search of ripe and ready pumpkins. Once you have your pumpkins, you can make yummy fall treats like pumpkin pies or soup or cover your porch with spooky decorations like carved or painted pumpkins.
With the chilly breeze of the autumn season, knitting is a great activity to stay snug and warm. You can knit all sorts of things like scarfs, sweaters, blankets, and cup cozies. Not only is knitting a relaxing hobby, but knitted items also make for wonderful gifts to family and friends. You can even go to a fabric store to choose fun colors to match the trees outside.
Go on an Autumn Stroll
Many lovely scenic changes come with the change of the seasons. The landscape is turning golden, the air is crisp and earthy, and the wildlife can be seen preparing for winter. Going for a stroll can be a way to soak in the scenery and relax while also getting some exercise in. Don’t forget to put on a coat as it may be chilly outside.
Celebrations Activities & Events at Rittenhouse Village At Michigan City
Not sure of what autumn activities to try out? Our Celebrations Activities & Events program here at Rittenhouse Village At Michigan City has lined up an exciting selection of seasonal activities to take part in. Our residents can try their hand at baking autumn treats like apple crumble pie or pumpkin cupcakes or gather with neighbors and friends to celebrate Thanksgiving together. With such a fun-filled events schedule, there is never a boring day at Rittenhouse Village At Michigan City.