Monday, October 27, 2014

Pumpkin Festival Recap

What a fabulous time our first ever Pumpkin Festival turned out to be!  With games for kids, amazing craft vendors, and a delicious lunch by St. Paul's Anglican and Knox United churches.  

The most popular event for the kids was the horse and wagon rides provided by Bob Case. 

For adults, it was watching the four great catapults launch their pumpkins into the field. Del Sousa (Hugh Moggy's son in law) and Andy Roque were the champions of this event.

Everyone loved watching kids and adults alike stick their hands into this bowl of goo to pull out a seed for the Seed Spitting Contest!

Below are the winners of the baking and decorating contests. 

Baking Contest
Thanks to Susan Holmes, the judge for baking!

1st place: Danny James, Malachi Putman, Von Clayton and Joel Lovelace
2nd Place: Ella Stewart, Connor Phillips, Jasmine Hrynyk-Seabrook, Karlee Lentir and Peyton Pitawanakwat
3rd Place: Ryan Jones and Jason Quackenbush

Judge's Choice: Sarah and Elena Hovingh, Sophie Bondi and Maylen Moffatt

1st Place: Vivian Villeneuve
2nd Place: James Mann

Best Decorated Pumpkins:
Thanks to Councillor Brenda Reid, the judge for best decorated!

 7 and under
1st Place: Tieren Noble Stone
2nd Place: Grace Pennie
3rd Place: Alexis MacDonald

8 & 9 years 
1st Place: Amanda Jones
2nd Place: Jocelyn Kuntsi
3rd Place: Emily Roque

10 +
1st Place: Hailey Van Den Heuvel
2nd Place: Lane Phillips
3rd Place: Chloe Peltier

Judge's Choice: Jack Pennie

Thanks to all the great volunteers that came out and made it such a fun time and thanks to everyone who participated. We have wonderful community spirit!

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