Emma Krumbee’s Scarecrow Festival

This south metro orchard turns into an autumn wonderland of family fun as the leaves change. View more than 100 quirky and funny scarecrows. Ride on a tractor-pulled wagon and arrive at the orchard and the pumpkin patch to pick fruit and gourds for eating and decorating. Other features on the 45-acre orchard include a farmers market, general store, giant haystack and farm animals. Guests can also feast on seasonal favorites at Emma Krumbee’s restaurant, located on the property. (10 a.m.-6 p.m. daily. $5.50. 311 E. Enterprise Dr., Belle Plaine. ­emmakrumbees.com/apple-orchard.)