It's only going to happen this week, here at least. I guess if you are traveling north you could see it for the next few weeks. The greening of the mountains. It's as fun as the fall colors, but much more precious in that it only exists for a shorter space of time.
I also want to link to Jim Gottuso's article about using shelac resists. see it here:
Not that I'll do it, but it sure is interesting.