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  • October 17, 2018 @ 9:40:13 AM — Lindsey SkeenGeneral

    2018 Pennville Pumpkin Festival

    Pennvile Pumpkin Festival Blossoms

    The Pennville Pumpkin Festival is set to get underway on Saturday, October 20th. Visitors will be able to marvel at Pumpkins on display that weight over 1,000 pounds! The Festival will include a whole host of artisans and contests, along with food and craft vendors at the Pennville Park, 235 E. North St. The Annual Festival has become one of Pennville’s primary attractions for several years now. Visitors will enjoy all the festivities and revel in celebrating the beautiful and fun Fall season. The family-friendly Festival caters to all ages and is free to attend! Begin the Festival at the Pennville Lions Club Pancake & Sausage Breakfast from 7 AM to 10 AM at the Pennville Community Building. Then off to the Park to enjoy the $1,000 to win Pumpkin Contest at 1 PM. Don’t forget to participate in the Kids Face Painting, Pumpkin Decorating Contest, Pumpkin Bowling Contest and Pumpkin Walk that is set to occur from 11 AM to 4 PM. Come hungry and enjoy the Whole Hog Roast by the Pennville Volunteer Fire Department from 4 PM to 7 PM. A Bonfire, along with Hayrides and a Costume Contest will begin at 7 PM. The Pennville Pumpkin Festival is organized by Members of the Pennville Pumpkin Festival Committee. If you would like additional information about the Festival, please contact the Committee at 260-729-3459 or 260-251-2774.

  • October 9, 2018 @ 10:36:29 AM — Lindsey SkeenGeneral

    Dunkirk's Haunted Woods Offers Tours

    Dunkirk’s Haunted Woods Offer Tours

    Ghouls, Ghosts and Goblins are ready to greet visitors throughout Dunkirk’s very own Haunted Woods. The Woods is located just northeast of the City on Jay County Country Road 450 South. The Haunted Woods is an annual event that has occurred for several years at the current location. The Haunted Woods is geared towards entertaining teenagers and adults. Visitors will encounter several scares and thrills throughout the Haunted Woods’ trails. Bring along your family and friends and conquer your fears together! Admission is $7 per person or $6 with a canned food item. The Haunted Woods is open from 7:30 PM to 11 PM on October 12th & 13th, October 19th & 20th and October 26th & 27th. The Dunkirk Haunted Woods is organized by Members of the Dunkirk Volunteer Fire Department. If you would like further information about the Festival, please contact the Department at 765-768-6122.