Positive Memories in 2020 is the theme of this family festival, which offers a bounty of fun for everyone including corn mazes, hayrides, pig races, amusement rides, bonfires, country line dancing, miniature golf, chili dinners and a pumpkin patch. Tickets are limited to ensure social distancing. Curbside service also is available for chili, pies and pumpkins. Call for times and ticket prices. Schnepf Farms, 24610 S. Rittenhouse Rd., Queen Creek,, 480-987-3100.

From Glendale to Gilbert, downtown neighborhoods across the Valley have flourished over the past decade, sprouting high with local restaurants, boutiques, theaters and that all-important “cultural density.” Now, in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic, they need our love more than ever.