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The Annual Fayetteville Downtown Pumpkin Festival was fun even with the rain! One of our students actually won the prize for the Scariest Pumpkin on the Square! Way to go, Jason!

Need inspiration?  Link to an old Courthouse Pumpkin Video

 

Once again, it's time for the historic Pumpkin Festival on the courthouse square in Fayetteville.  If you are interested in participating, you can bring your decorated or carved pumpkins to school by Thursday, October 24th. We will have a contest within our school for the Most Creative, Scariest, and Funniest pumpkins on Thursday right after school. 



You are welcome to place your child's pumpkin out in front of the school beside your child's teacher's sign on Wednesday after school or on Thursday morning.  We will place signs outside on Wednesday.  Be sure they are labeled with your child's name, as well. We are asking for them on Thursday so the kids at Inman will have a chance to see them all before they are taken to the courthouse. 


Thank you to our parent volunteers for delivering our pumpkins to the courthouse between 10 and 12 when they will be judged. Email PTO if you want to help with the delivery. inmanelementarypto@gmail.com



Pumpkins must be in place at the courthouse by 12:00 on Friday, October 25th as judging will begin by 1:00 P.M, so if you are taking your own - be sure to have them there by then. :) Pumpkins must have the student's name on the bottom & must be placed with the sign designated for Inman.


Please include two candles inside of your pumpkins if you wish for your jack o 'lantern to be lit on Friday and Saturday nights.  


Six organizations displaying decorated pumpkins at the courthouse will be randomly selected to receive cash prizes. Woohoo! They will also be judged for the following categories at the courthouse: Most Creative, Scariest, Funniest, Smallest and Largest.


This year, the pumpkins will be on display through Tuesday, October 29th, so you will need to pick up your pumpkins if you wish to display your pumpkin at your own home, because everything left will be disposed of by Public Works on Wednesday, October 30th.


Hundreds of visitors will stroll the historic square each evening marveling at the many creative pumpkins on display.  Be sure to take your children by the courthouse sometime during the weekend to experience this wonderful community tradition! 



https://fayetteville-ga.gov/event/the-great-pumpkin-festival/