Fall Foods
Fall Flavors
Fall Activities
Fall Sports
Fall Holidays
100

A dessert normally eaten around Thanksgiving that is spiced and has a crust with a custard filling. It comes from an orange squash that is grown during the Fall.

pumpkin pie

100

A type of squash that is orange and can be carved to create what is known as a “Jack O’ Lantern”.

pumpkin

100

A place where you can go to find a particular item to carve or utilize in holiday dishes. They come in all shapes and sizes and cover large fields.

pumpkin patch

100

This is a game played at the professional and collegiate level that requires 2 teams with 11 players playing at a time. The point of the game is to get the most points by crossing into the end zone near the other team’s yellow goal posts.

football

100

A holiday celebrated at the end of October where people dress up in costumes and ask for candy by saying, “Trick or Treat!”

Halloween

200

A pumpkin is considered part of this category and is actually a fruit. Zucchini are also considered to be in this category although most people refer to it as a vegetable.

squash

200

A type of spice typically used to make things sweeter and is often used as a topping for fall beverages, desserts, and oatmeal.

cinnamon

200

An activity in which you cut out designs and create what is known as a “Jack O’ Lantern”. The seeds and pulp can be used for foods.

carving pumpkins

200

This is a game played with an orange ball and is often referred to as “hoops”. 

college basketball

200

A holiday celebrated to honor the Dead

Dia de los Muertos

300

A sweet drink that is made from a type of fruit that is often picked at an orchard in the Fall such as Wilson’s. It is then made into a drink and sold at stores such as HyVee and Walmart.

apple cider

300

A fruit grown in the Fall. Common names are Pink Lady and Gala.

apple

300

An activity in which you can specifically take these fruits right off of the trees they were grown on. Cloudcroft or Ruidoso is a place near by where you can do this

apple picking

300

This game is common among kids and is often referred to as “football” in other countries. Every 4 years every country has teams that play against each other to become the best team in the world for this sport.

soccer

300

A holiday celebrated the first Monday of September that recognizes the workers that support America’s economy.

Labor Day

400

A fruit that is covered in a toffee like substance that hardens. It is often served on a stick and can be covered with M&M’s, peanuts, or sprinkles. 

caramel apples

400

A sticky version of sugar that is often a brown-ish orange color. Can be used on top of ice cream, fruits, inside candy bars, or eaten by itself.

caramel

400

An activity done when you rake up fallen leaves into piles and then jump in them.

playing in the leaves

400

This is often an activity done by adolescents and teens which requires running long distances. Kids who participate in this sport often also participate in Track and Field in the Spring.

cross country

400

A holiday celebrated in November that recognizes those that have served in the U.S Armed Forces.

Veteran's Day

500

A type of dessert eaten around Thanksgiving that’s main ingredient is a type of nut. It is often made with sugar, syrup, molasses, or honey. Is also served in a crust.

pecan pie

500

A type of sweetener made from the sap of this kind of tree. The sugars are taken and caramelized to create this topping traditionally used for pancakes or oatmeal.

maple syrup

500

An activity in which a fruit is put in a bucket full of water and with your hands behind your back, you must put your head in the water and try to get the fruit out of the water using only your teeth before your opponent.

bobbing for apples

500

This is an event that marks the end of the season for major league teams that’s play games that require innings. “Fly the W” became a big term used by people from Chicago after this event in 2016.

the World Series

500

A holiday in October that celebrates the arrival of Christopher Columbus to the America’s in 1492.

Columbus Day

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