31 Things To Do This Delightful Month of October

Julianna Mariani ‘24
Chief of Being Desperate For Fall Break

  1. Go apple picking: don’t eat the ones off the ground
  2. Attend the fall concert – it’s today! get pumped!
  3. Go costume shopping: buy seven for the inevitable week of Halloween that will last on this campus
  4. Wear pink on October 3rd: Mean Girls Day!
  5. Cry a lot the week before break: why oh why is everything due?
  6. Fall foliage. That’s it, that’s all. Just stare at it.
  7. Horror movie marathon: I definitely won’t be checking this one off.
  8. Go to a pumpkin patch
  9. Carve those pumpkins!
  10. Watch Casper the Friendly Ghost
  11. Go on a hayride: try not to sneeze.
  12. Haunted house! Bring a buddy… or ten
  13. Make a fall charcuterie board: highly recommend making one with everything fall-themed Trader Joes has to offer
  14. Find your way through a corn maze: warning to not get lost
  15. Bobbing for apples: I will admit this is not very COVID conscious
  16. Watch It’s The Great Pumpkin Charlie Brown: fantastic movie and an obvious classic
  17. Toast pumpkin seeds
  18. Trick-or-Treat: it’s still cool guys
  19. Watch Hocus Pocus: I’m really not trying to make this into a watch list
  20. Feed into the gross marketing of Salem: you only live once
  21. Make a fall themed playlist: listen to it every single day
  22. Grimace at the Christmas decorations being put out three months early: I mean seriously, why?
  23. Family weekend: hey guys, didn’t I just spend the whole week with you?
  24. Take a road trip to Western Mass: mainly so I can prove it does exist and that it’s beautiful in the fall
  25. Bake an apple pie
  26. Harvard game and homecoming – an Ivy League school vs. a school with pretty ivy
  27. More football: serious question – why is dressing up for football games a thing?
  28. Apple cider and apple cider donuts!!
  29. Decorate your dorm room: I’m psyched for this
  30. Get a Pumpkin Cream Cold Brew from Starbucks… or 20
  31. Halloween.

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