There are signs. A welcome cool ushers away the summer heat as crisp mornings and evenings call for sweaters. The first leaves begin to brighten. And suddenly fall has tip-toed in
NORTHPORT, Ala. — For some, it is pilgrimage. For others, it is curiosity. But for two local artisans, it is something else entirely — part homecoming, part family reunion, encompassed in a two-day rainbow of color nestled in a place early settlers dubbed paradise.