A leafy ceramic platters in all the colors that autumn offers can be a shiny backdrop to Thanksgiving appetizers. $6.95, small; $8.95, medium; and $11.95 large. Just Imagine, (Stark County Board of Developmental Disabilities Whipple-Dale Centre), 2950 Whipple Ave. NW, Plain Township. (330)477-5200.
Those fortunate enough to live lakeside or to have a cottage retreat revel in the season’s splendor. Cast off your monotones, your muted greens and flat taupes. Dive with abandon into color and see how that one change enlivens this season’s memories for years to come.
A feast, whether for a holiday family gathering or a dinner party, deserves a festive table. And nothing sets the mood for such events as handily as guests spying a colorful table adorned with interesting and unexpected objects in addition to your best china, silver and crystal.