Wednesday, September 28, 2011

CSD GIANT Pumpkin Festival
Good morning, Pumpkinistas!

This announcement arrived today for the Elk Grove, CA giant pumpkin competition this week-end. If you have never attended it is a fun and unforgettable experience.

"Shiver Me Pumpkins!" It's Time for the 2011 CSD Giant Pumpkin Festival of Elk Grove

Avast me hearties…are you looking fer a fun filled family event? The 17th Annual CSD Giant Pumpkin Festival of Elk Grove is the place to be. Elk Grove's largest family event returns in 2011 with a theme that's puttin' pumpkins and piracy together for a weekend of family fun. Captains, first mates and scallywags of all ages are invited to run aground at Elk Grove Regional Park October 1 & 2 from 10 am to 5 pm daily.

Many of the Festival's favorite attractions return this year including the Giant Pumpkin Weigh-Off. Feast yer eyes upon the great orange orbs as they hit the scales on Saturday morn. Can a new California record be set? It happened last year when Brant Bordsen brought his hefty 1,645.5 lb. pumpkin.

Sunday, October 2, will feature the 5th annual Pumpkin Regatta, a fierce boat-like competition. For the complete article, visit: