Celebrating Fall


FACES Magazine September 2023.  Pumpkin spice, falling leaves, and cozy sweaters—it must be autumn. Cultures around the world honor the arrival of fall with harvest festivals and feasts. Celebrate the season with a look at events around the globe.

FACES Magazine is going have you falling in love with fall. This seasonal spectacular looks at all the fantastic ways we celebrate fall. From Germany’s Octoberfest to China’s Moon Festival, FACES travels all over the world to for fun fall finds. 


Do you know the origins of Halloween or baseball’s World Series? Every wonder why leaves change colors in autumn? Curious what the Day of the Dead honors? FACES Magazine looks at major holidays around the world, starting with the September equinox and running through the end of November with Thanksgiving and Diwali. Along the way, you’ll have fun with seasonal activities such as learning now to dry apples or trying your hand at an autumn-themed crossword puzzle. 


Enjoy features including: 


·         Welcome Autumn! by Marcia Amidon Lusted

·         Oktoberfest: Germany’s Time for Family Fun by Marcia Amidon Lusted

·         The Immigration of Halloween by Barbara J. Bowen

·         Giving Thanks by Donna Henes

·         La Mercé: Celebrating Barcelona 

·         The Fall Classic: Baseball’s World Series by Elizabeth Crooker

·         Diwali: Good Over Evil

·         Why Leaves Have Many Colors in Autumn retold by Pat Betteley 

Regular features of FACES Magazine include High Five, At a Glance, Critter Corner, Where in the World, A Closer Look, Your Turn, Dear Kylie, Art Connection, Say What?, One Last Face, Contest, and a crossword puzzle.