Lighted jack-o'-lanterns near the Overlook Pavilion during the
2013 Pumpkin Festival
Thank you to the Vargo family
for sponsoring the Arboretum's third annual Pumpkin Festival,
and to the many volunteers without whom we could not have staged
and hosted this wonderful community event.
people attended the festival at which over 400 jack-o'-lanterns
(a record number!) were displayed.
Award ribbons were given for the top three in each of seven age
categories, as well as for the Best-in-Show, Best Arboretum Theme,
Best Penn State Theme, and Best Traditional Jack-o'-Lantern Face.
Pumpkin Giveaway for Contest Entrants
- Sunday, October 5, 2014
Lighted Jack-o'-Lantern Displays, Family Activities,
Refreshments, Music - Friday and Saturday, October 10 and 11,
Below are several pictures
from the festival displays.