Ride the wagons out to the pumpkin patch to search for your great pumpkin, even one up to 150 pounds! You can also enjoy wagon rides, country music, live entertainment, pony rides, petting farm, children’s activities, make-your-own scarecrow, funnel cakes and festival foods.
10 a.m. to 5 p.m. every weekend at Eckerts Farms in Belleville, Millstadt and Grafton, Ill.
More information: eckerts.com
Apotheosis Comics has teamed up with the St. Louis Chess Club to offer free chess lessons for all ages every Tuesday evening. All levels of experience are welcome.