Great Utica Pumpkin Carve

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Lourdes Pumpkin Carving ContestCome see us Thursday night 5-9pm at Murnane Field in “THE GREAT UTICA PUMPKIN CARVE”. We will in spot number 4 and JayDawg will be running toe to toe against us for shop title of “Pumpkin Carving Master” in spot number 3.

It’s sure to be fun and full of diggs and jabs from me and JayDawg.

From the Our Lady of Lourdes website:

The Great Utica Pumpkin Carve
October 9 – 11, 2014
5:00 p.m. – 9 p.m.
General Information
Murnane Field – (Behind Donovan Stadium) – Corner of Burrstone Road and Sunset Avenue
Great Utica Pumpkin Carve – a community, family event with all proceeds going to support Our Lady of LourdesIMG_2338
Community Outreach Programs. All funds raised from this event are spent on outreach programs in the Utica
community. Approximately half of the funds raised will help support the Parish Boy Scout Troop which draws teenagers from some of the more troubled neighborhoods in Utica. These funds are used to provide uniforms, supply the scouts with the gear that they need to participate in scouting activities and help pay for scouting camping trips.

Other programs include:

  • Christmas Assistance Program
  • Evelyn’s House – support program for single unwed new mothers
  • Hope House
  • Thea Bowman

Outline of Event:
The Great Utica Pumpkin Carve

  • 3-day event – Thursday, October 9 – Saturday, October 11, 5 p.m. – 9 p.m. each evening
  •  Murnane Field – behind Donovan Stadium
  • (35) Carved Large Pumpkins – local artists / art students / chefs (ice carvers) to carve
  • Carving begins at 4 p.m. on Thursday and completed by 8 p.m. on Thursday
  • Prizes awarded for 7 categories
  • People’s choice – everyone entering Thursday get’s a vote on the best overall carving
  • Admission: $2.00 per person – maximum $10 per family
  • Food – pizza, soda, baked goods, candy (it’s Halloween)
  • Halloween toys for kids for sale
  • Face Painting
  • 50:50 Raffle
  • Haunted Trail / Maze

Hope to see you there….