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The Amazing Pumpkin Carve!

Oct 14, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm

|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on Oct 12, 2019 at 11:00am

One event on Oct 13, 2019 at 11:00am

One event on Oct 14, 2019 at 11:00am

Free – $15

The Amazing Pumpkin Carve is Hopewell Valley Arts Council’s BIGGEST event of the year — a four-day family-friendly fall festival in celebration of forty giant pumpkins carved by local artists.

In our 5th year, activities include: art show & sale (Art Walk)  • live music performances  • community decorated scarecrows  •  evening storytelling around fire pits •  hay bale playground  • guess-the-weight pumpkin • hay bale playground  • pumpkin sales & painting • photo-ops… and more!

Special entertainment and activities each day! For hours, entertainment schedule and more, please see our “Plan Your Visit” page.

October 10
special tickets only 6-8pm: Watch the Carvers Reception – Want to see the carvers in action? This special event gives you a peek before the Carve is open to the public. Tickets are $40 and include special event access, cider, nibbles & fun fiddler music by the trio, Fiddlesticks. Tickets are limited and must be purchased in advance. Click here!
October 11
4-9pm 7-7:30pm: “Thriller” and “Time Warp” dance by students of The Pennington Studio7:30-9pm:  BoXoRox  – favorite rock tunes played by local grown-ups
October 12
11am-9pm 1:30-3:30pm: The MLC Band – local tribute band performing the best in classic rock4-6pm: Mixed Nuts – local trio playing an eclectic mix of original and cover songs

7-7:30pm: Vocal performances by students of The Pennington Studio

7:30-9pm: Uncle Skunk – Trenton-based band performing soulful blend of hard rock, blues and progressive rock

Late-afternoon/evening: storytelling around fire pits with s’mores

October 13
11am-6pm 4-6pm: Recklesstown – NJ-based band bringing fresh sounds to classic, alternative and rock musicLate-afternoon/evening storytelling around fire pits with s’mores
October 14
11am-4pm Kid’s Day when everyone is a kid!Stay tuned for entertainment details.




Oct 14, 2019
11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Free – $15
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Hopewell Valley Arts Council


Woolsey Park
203 Washington Crossing- Pennington Road
Hopewell, NJ United States
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