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Weird Things to do with Pumpkins

Aside from adding them in recipes and carving, the use of pumpkins are fairly limited – or so it seems. This particular fruit is incredibly versatile – but only if you’re creative enough to see what can be done with it! Following are some weird things to do with pumpkins that you’ll find infinitely entertaining! […]

The Great Pumpkin

It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown

 For those who are as old as me, “It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown” was the CBS pre-Halloween “Peanuts” animated TV special that first aired in 1966 and continues to be re-run by stations even until today. Acclaimed by critics and enjoyed by everyone who’ve seen the show, it tells the story a young boy’s […]

Halloween Skeleton Pumpkin

Skeleton-Themed Jack-O-Lanterns

To maintain overall consistency with your chosen holiday motif, why not also make skeleton-themed jack-o-lanterns too for this Halloween? According to historical accounts, the term “jack-o’-lantern” literally meant “man with a lantern” in 17th century Britain. On the other hand, it is also a popular nickname for will-o-the-wisp, those flickering lights usually seen at night […]

Evil Mad Scientist on Science Friday

Check out for you Halloween pleasures and listen to this recording, an interview for Science Friday podcast show. In the recording they talk about creepy and exciting things you can make for your Halloween this year. The recording point out several things a smart teenager can accomplish and have fun with, or a smart […]

ME Pumpkin Face

How about a Pumpkin Boat Regatta?

There is the Damariscotta Pumpkinfest in Maine. Here they take big pumpkins and have a regatta. The pumpkins are actually carved out and made into small boats to compete in a motorized race! These people also shoot ten pound pumpkins from cannons onto automobiles. And of course what would a pumpkin festival be without a […]

Pumpkin Show NJ, Oct. needs Vendors

This is one great show! and they are in need of vendors! Booking Home Show Companies, Artists & Craftsmen, Event Sponsors & Food Vendors for Oct. 12-14, 2012 The 9th annual South Jersey Pumpkin Show will be held in the rolling farm lands of Salem County, New Jersey ,at the spacious Salem County Fairground, Rte. […]

The Great Pumpkin Blaze

The Great Jack O’ Lantern Blaze

While I was searching around for Halloween stuff, I found this event, that takes place annually at   525 South Riverside Avenue, Croton-on-Hudson, New York. If you would like to attend this years event check  their Website for this years dates!. It always runs several nights in October and usually a few nights in November also. It’s […]

Pumpkin Sling, New Jersey 2010

This guy in the photo has the weirdest grin on his face. It reminds me of my ten year old grandson when he though he got away with something. Apparently, he did. His team won last year at the Pumpkin Sling and Festival in Belvidere, New Jersey. This year the Festival is October 22nd through […]

Halloween Keene NH

Keene NH Pumpkin Festival

I am currently working on a video for our Halloween Events page. So I have been looking for materials . While doing this I ran across this delightful video on YouTube. Take a second and visit Kenne, NH and have some frightful fun. Continuing a two decades-long tradition, Keene’s Pumpkin Festival will fill the city’s downtown […]