Tuesday, September 19, 2006

Giant Pumpkin Festival in Walhalla this Saturday

Once again Walhalla will be weighing in those pumpkins in search of that elusive record breaking Giant Pumpkin!
Saturday, September 23rd is set-aside for a fun-filled day in Walhalla. The Farmer’s Market begins at 9 a.m. with folks entering a variety of vegetables including their giant pumpkins.
There will be a pumpkin carving and painting contest, pie eating contest, pie judging as well as a pumpkinseed spitting contest and the hide-the-pumpkin game. Sidewalk chalk art will be going on all day long with tours of the Walla Theatre beginning at 1: p.m.
Raffle tickets will be available for chances on beautiful quilts. Proceeds will help support the Pembilier Nursing Center, Walhalla Order of Eastern Star and the Walhalla Senior Citizen’s Center. Or buy a chance to win a hand blown glass pumpkin designed by North Dakota artist Jon Offutt.
A, C. Anthony Chaput, local songwriter and musician, will fill the afternoon with music. See you in Walhalla on the 23rd!


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