The Full Moon is Wednesday night this month and often called “Hunter’s Moon.”

Saturn continues to stand out early evenings this week in the southwest. A family telescope will show the rings. 

The Crabtree Senior Night Potluck at the Foursquare Square Church is Friday, 5:30 p.m. and themed “A Taste of Italy.” The 55 and greater community is invited.  Bei tempi.

The Alread Fall Festival & Trunk or Treat is Saturday, 2-5:30 p.m., in the FUN Park. The Costume Contest starts first, also haunted house, cake walk, games, food and more. Trunk or Treat starts at 5 p.m.

Mars continues to shine brightly October evenings towards the south. Some say they can see its red-orange color. 

Coming Saturday, Nov. 3, it’s the Crabtree Foursquare Church Hayride at Virgil Dean’s, 4-7p.m.  Bring a Potluck item. 

The recent RallyX Auto Races saw Crabtree’s own Jonathan Jackson take first place in the “Stock Front” category. Other winners were: Jim Rowland “Prepared Front”, James Dale “Modified Front”, Rick Burden “Stock Rear”, Ellis Gildner “Modified Rear” & “Best Time”, and Josh Spear “Modified All”.

The last RallyX race of the season at Crabtree will be Nov. 3. To register or for info go to:

Neighbor Johnny Fizjurl says his summer garden has continued to produce well into October. An armadillo “attacked” his parsnips again but in spite of that he’s sure he’ll be enjoying frost-sweetened parsnips in Nov. & Dec.  

Lalla Ostergren tells me I need to get out more to enjoy and absorb the energy of the seasons change. She also says she’s never seen a place prettier than here in the fall. 

If you have info about the greater Crabtree area and West 16 community, call Jeff Burgess, 745-1249.