Fall is in full swing in the Hudson Valley. A lot of the typical things we would do this time of year have been changed or worse cancelled. The good news is there are still some great things to do that enable you to take in the beauty this area offers during this time of year.

This coming Saturday, October 17th it's a Bite-Sized Fall Fest at the Ashokan Center. It is a day of self-guided nature walks, pumpkin carving, cider making, live music and yummy food.  From 10 AM to 2 PM you and your friends can enjoy a fall day full of outdoor activities.

Everything will be outdoors and tickets will be limited. You are encourage to read the center's COVID protocol information before you arrive at the event. All tickets must be purchased in advance. You can spend the day or plan to stay the weekend. If you chose the overnight options you can have a festive-fall themed dinner plus a guided morning hike.

Bite-Size Fall Fest is all outdoors so you should dress for the weather. However there is a rain date of Sunday the 18th. The day starts with self guided hikes from 10 AM to 2 PM. From 11 AM to 1 PM you can enjoy the other activities which includes live music with Jay Ungar and Molly Mason. Tickets are $15 for adults 18 and up, $7.50 for Kids 5 -17 and Kids under 5 are free. Your admission ticket includes lunch.

Social distancing will be practiced and face coverings must be worn. You are asked to bring your own blanket or lawn chair.