Fall Festival/Festival de Otoño. The festive connects visitors with harvest plants and autumn traditions, from pumpkins and scarecrows to Halloween and Day of the Dead. Patrons can enjoy live music, themed craft stations, fall-themed classes and more. Oct. 23–Nov. 1. San Diego Botanic Garden, 300 Quail Gardens Dr., Encinitas. For tickets visit www.sdbgarden.org/fall-festival.htm.