Pumpkin Festival set for Oct. 8

Staff Report

PUMPKINTOWN — The 38th Pumpkin Festival will be held on Oct. 8 at the Oolenoy Community Building in Pumpkintown. The theme is “A place of beauty, a place of plenty, and a place we love to live.”

Festival activities will include a parade, 160 booths of arts and crafts, music, clogging, activities for the children, BBQ chicken lunch, BBQ sandwiches, and other country foods.

The Festival will start at 9 a.m. with the start of the parade. BBQ lunch will be served starting at noon.

Last year approximately 35,000 people attended the festival and organizers anticipate at least that number for the 2016 event.

Call Buddy Cox at 864-878-2045 if interested in participating in the parade, arts and crafts or helping with the event.

Staff Report

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