Fall is in the air (sort of), pumpkin patches are popping up and fun events are filling up the calendar. The Northshore has lots of choices for excitement, whether you are looking for a day of family fun, a date night or a reason to wear a costume. Check these three special activities out!

It is everything blueberries at the Third Annual Bluesberry Festival.

A Blues Festival

The Third Annual Bluesberry Festival is set for Saturday, October 8, at Riverside Bogue Falaya Wayside Park. Bring the entire family to enjoy live music, art, food truck delicacies, beer garden and children’s village, all with a blueberry theme. The festivities run 12 to 9 p.m., with the headliner Samantha Fish, an award-winning blues artist and Kansas City native. For the complete schedule, click here.

A Tasteful Experience

My mouth is already watering just thinking about the amazing meal that lies ahead on Thursday, October 13, at the Southern Hotel. That is the date for the Louisiana Cookin’ Chefs to Watch in 2022. The six-course dinner and wine-pairing event places a spotlight on up-and-coming chefs from restaurants around Louisiana who show passion for traditions while delivering fresh, new concepts. A portion of the proceeds benefit Northshore Food Bank. Purchase tickets here.

A Pumpkin Party

There is more fun around the corner, with the Children’s Museum of St. Tammany’s Boo Bash on Sunday, October 30, 1 to 4 p.m. Whether you are young or young-at-heart, you will enjoy games, activities and loads of fun. Costumes are encouraged, so come as your favorite character, superhero or funny interpretation. Tickets are only $15 ($10 for members), and this includes admission to the museum. Get your tickets here.

As with every month up on the Northshore, October is set for a ghoulishly fun time. Now it is just a matter of trying to fit it all in!