Pumpkins in the Park and More…Big Pumpkin Fun in the Little City
Saturday October 25, 2014
On Saturday October 25, 2014, Vergennes will celebrate Pumpkins in the Park and More …Big Pumpkin Fun in the Little City. This annual event has grown over the years and new exciting activities have been added for monsters of all ages. Trick-or-Treating on Main Street and at the Vergennes Residential Care home is back by popular demand and will be a highlight for the little goblins again this year. The Boys and Girls Club will be sponsoring games and face painting on the park.
The Great Pumpkin Cook-off will also be back and cooks of all ages and abilities are asked to use pumpkin instead of garlic to ward off any passing vampires. 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place will be awarded for best pumpkin dessert and best savory creation in adult, youth (under 18) and restaurant categories. After judging is complete, any remaining food will available for sampling.
In the evening, a kids Halloween safety presentation will be held at the Fire Station. The Vergennes Police Department will be giving away free reflective bags and glow sticks to be used on Halloween. The evening will conclude with the lighting and judging of the pumpkins on City Park and treats provided by Northlands Job corps. All events are free, donations are appreciated.
SCHEDULE OF EVENTS
· 4:30pm-5:30pm - Trick-or-Treat on Main Street &Vergennes Residential Care
· 4:30m-6:30pm - Games, Activities and Face painting sponsored by the Boys and Girls Club
· 5:30pm-6:30pm - Pumpkin Cook-off
· 6:30pm - Pumpkin Drop off
· 6:30pm-7:30pm - Cider, Cookies by Northlands Job Corps, Halloween Safety Presentation Pumpkin Judging, & Awards
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The Vergennes Arts Walk takes place on the Third Thursday of each month from June through October, with a reception/open house from 5-7pm at participating venues, which include three galleries*, a dozen downtown businesses, and the beautiful beaux-arts Bixby Library. The Vergennes Opera House will have an Open Mic night, Vergennes Farmers Market and other venues will have music on the Arts Walk evening. Artwork will remain on view and Arts Walk maps available for two to three weeks following the reception.