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Right now enjoy Autumn at the Arboretum with Cinderella's Pumpkin Village. It is the largest pumpkin display in the country with over 50,000 pumpkins on display.
If you are over 65-years-old you can get in for only $7.50. On Wednesdays it is two for one day, with a website coupon.
Other discounts can be found when you purchase your tickets at Tom Thumb. There are even bigger deals if you bundle a ticket to the Arboretum and the State Fair. You can also bring in your own food and beverages at the Arboretum.
Autumn at the Arboretum is here through November 23.
There is a quick fun freebie for your pumpkins on Pumpkin Masters. Get a free downloads of Pumpkin Carving patterns. Four patterns are available.
Stop by the nearest Cold Stone Creamery Tuesday between 5 p.m. and 8 p.m. for the World's Largest Ice Cream Social. When you do, you will get a free 3-ounce Sprinkled with Wishes creation.
It is made up of sweet cream ice cream, a moist brownie, rainbow sprinkles and rich Fudge.
September is also Make-A-Wish month, so all Cold Stone Creameries will be accepting donations to the Make-A-Wish foundation.