The smell of burning leaves. The taste of pumpkin spice everything. And lots of football. Is there really any debating that fall is the best time to live under the Big Sky?

Here are 5 things you won't want to miss as the leaves start to change:

The Maize at Grandpa's Farm (through November 1)
Open Wednesday 6-9pm, Friday in September 6-10pm, and Saturday's 10am-10pm, evenings in October will feature Field of Screams. To find out more, CLICK HERE.

Rock Crawl (September 28)
Montana Off-Road Extreme (M.O.R.E) Racing will feature a Rock Crawl on Saturday, September 28 at 8400 Story Road in Billings. Gates open at 8am, racing begins at noon. For tickets and other racing dates, CLICK HERE.

Montana Women's Expo - The Fall Show (October 5)
We've gathered the very best Billings’ companies, boutiques and brands together to bring a new level of the Montana Women's Expo. Relax and rejuvenate, explore a new interest, purchase a great find, connect with local experts to find solutions to things that you need and want. CLICK HERE to get more info.

The NILE (October 12 - 19)
The Northern International Livestock Exposition, held at MetraPark, is a week-long livestock show and rodeo. The NILE is "dedicated to the promotion of livestock, agriculture education, and preserving the western way of life." For tickets and more details, CLICK HERE.

Harvest Fest (Saturday, October 12)
Arts and crafts, fresh produce, mums, pumpkins, pies, and the final offerings of the farmers' market season will be offered under the Skypoint in Downtown Billings. Live music, food trucks, kids activities, giveaways, and a pumpkin pie contest. For more, CLICK HERE.