Pumpkin Festival quilt tickets available

PUMPKINTOWN — The 37th annual Pumpkin Festival, scheduled for [cointent_lockedcontent]Saturday, Oct. 10, is rapidly approaching.

As usual, a quilt will be given away at 4 p.m. on the day of the festival. This year’s quilt is a T-shirt quilt made from T-shirts from previous years of the festival. The quilt was designed and quilted by Susie Flowers. Tickets for this year’s quilt are $1 each, or six for $5, and will be available at various locations in the Pumpkintown area for the next few weeks. Tickets will also be available in the Oolenoy Community Building the day of the festival. You do not have to be present to win. The Pumpkintown Community Club, which sponsors the festival, meets the second Monday of April, May, June, August, September, October and November. Anyone who is interested in helping to prepare for the festival or help with other community projects is invited to join.

Spots are still available for vendors at this year’s festival. If you are a vendor with handmade/homemade goods, contact Flowers, the festival chairperson, at (864) 898-0261. Flowers is also the person to contact for rental of the Oolenoy Community Building for weddings, reunions or other events. For further information on the festival or the Pumpkintown Community Club, contact club president Bob Flowers at (864) 898-0261 or (864) 884-2671.[/cointent_lockedcontent]