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Fall activities are widely adored by Westport residents of all ages, but the cost of such activities may impose restrictions in terms of who may participate in such events.

Fairfield County activities overpriced, DIY activities more suitable for students

Karina Murray ’22, Associate Managing Editor October 20, 2021

As leaves change colors and temperatures plummet, fall enthusiasts begin to fill their calendars with quintessential fall activities. From apple picking and pumpkin carving to getting lost in an all-too...

Families paid for children to take part in the variety of activities around the fall fest. The money raised from the festival will go towards supporting Earth Place’s nature-oriented programming and providing scholarships to underserved families.

Fall Family Fun: Earthplace’s Fall Festival inspires community gathering, raises funds

Maya Hruskar ’23 , Paper News Editor October 12, 2021

Fairy lights dot the sky, resembling stars on a warm autumn afternoon. The scent of caramel and maple fills the air as children bound across the newly-fallen leaves and parents lounge on logs. But alongside...

Earthplace is especially enjoyable to walk through in autumn. Trees seem to glow with hues of red, yellow and orange.

Cooling temperature prompts local festivities

Lauren Hassell ’22, Web Arts Editor October 27, 2020

As the temperature begins to drop and the air feels crisper, autumn’s admirers are eager for the season to begin. They look forward to donning fall sweaters, taking long walks among the orange and yellow...

Earthplace entertains at annual fall festival

Earthplace entertains at annual fall festival

October 10, 2018

By Sophie Casey '20

Students explain ‘distaste’ towards Thanksgiving

Students explain ‘distaste’ towards Thanksgiving

November 23, 2017

By Sasha Narang '18 Ah, Thanksgiving. The one holiday that's sole purpose is to eat your heart out...and to appreciate the things you’re grateful for, of course. While many students look forward to...

Starbucks leaps forward with a new Fall drink

Starbucks leaps forward with a new Fall drink

Lauren Stack, Staff Writer October 11, 2015

With fall quickly approaching and the seasons beginning to change, most people are consumed with thoughts of big sweaters, football games and the colors of the leaves. But unlike most people, coffee lovers...

Tables at the festival are topped with classic fall décor including freshly picked pumpkins and pinecones.

Earthplace festival forms a fall haven

Ale Benjamin, Managing Editor October 21, 2014

On a sunny October morning, local nature discovery organization Earthplace, located at 10 Woodside Ave. in Westport, hosted a fall festival for residents of all ages from Westport and surrounding towns....

Harvesting pumpkins’ potential

Harvesting pumpkins’ potential

Aileen Coyne, Staff Writer October 20, 2014

When October hits, it seems everything in sight has to do with pumpkins. Whether it’s the abundance of pumpkin food in grocery stores, pumpkin spice scented candles, or physical pumpkins on porches,...

Cinnamon and cider sips add spice to fall

Cinnamon and cider sips add spice to fall

Eliza Goldberg, Staff Writer October 10, 2014

As daily temperatures start to sink lower and lower, many students turn to hot fall-inspired drinks to help them keep warm. Widespread fan-favorites are Starbucks’ pumpkin spice latte and Dunkin Donuts’...

Staples screams for ice cream despite temperatures dropping

Staples screams for ice cream despite temperatures dropping

Kit Epstein , Staff Writer October 10, 2014

Although summer is seen as the most logical season to eat frozen treats, there’s always been debate over what time of year is best for eating tons of ice cream. Blistering hot July and August days are...

Falling back into step with the colder climate

Falling back into step with the colder climate

Daniela Karpenos, Web News Editor September 16, 2014

Every year it’s the same transition. The air becomes cooler, the leaves crisper, the colors richer. Yet, the anticipation and renewed excitement for fall never seems to fade. One of the ways the seasonal...

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