Have you noticed the bright orange pumpkins at the market? The pumpkin harvest is here in time for the Eccles Art Center’s “Color. Carve. Collage. Paint. Create a Pumpkin.” Competition.
This year the Eccles Art Center suggest you make this a family event. Fill out the following form before October 16th to reserve a complimentary pumpkin for your family. Then visit the Eccles Art Center at 2580 Jefferson Avenue, Ogden October 20 through 22, 2021 between 1:30 and 4:30 p.m. to choose a complimentary pumpkin (limited to 3 per family). To learn more about the Eccles Art Center and its programs, visit: www.ogden4arts.org.
As a family or individual design your pumpkin. Return your carved or embellished pumpkin to the Eccles Art Center on October 23, 2021 between 3:30 and 6:00 p.m. Awards will be presented in three categories: Youth ages 4 through 14; Adult ages 15 and above and Family. A grand prize: $50 will be awarded, and four honorable mentions of $25 will be awarded in each category. Artist may retrieve their pumpkins after 8:00 p.m. of October 23, 2021. Unclaimed pumpkins will be disposed of at the Eccles Art Center staff’s discretion.
Family, friends and the public are invited to participate in a complimentary pumpkin crawl on Saturday, October 23, 2021 from 7:00 to 8:00 p.m. Awards will be posted for the crawl. Pumpkins will be lit and displayed around the grounds of the Eccles Art Center’s historic home. Watch for the Eccles Art Center’s Celebration Witches to perform during the crawl!