Auburn Community Festival

Festival celebrates fall classics

This year’s winning pumpkin is the biggest on record for the Auburn Community Festival and Placer County. Meadow Vista resident Keith Goodrich’s giant tipped the scales at 1,28 ...

Our View: Community fest celebrates life in the foothills

On Saturday celebrate Auburn at Recreation Park with thousands of your neighbors, family and friends. The 14th annual Auburn Community Festival offers a day of fun for young and o ...

Another View: Top 10 reasons to visit this year’s Auburn Community Festival

As most readers have observed, I like to make top 10 lists. I especially like sharing my opinion when it comes to an event like the Auburn Community Festival (Saturday, Oct. 16 at ...

Giant pumpkin grower has big dreams

It’s the great pumpkin, Charlie Brown — five great pumpkins, to be exact. When it comes to growing great pumpkins, Richard Larson has the skills. A balance of soil pH, nutr ...

Scare up some prize money at the Auburn Community Festival

Are you going to be the next Ethan Noto? Noto’s “Harvesting the Competition” won the $1,000 “People’s Choice” award, as well as second place, during the 2009 Auburn Co ...

Enjoy October’s seasonal entertainment options

October’s entertainment calendar is packed like a trick-or-treater’s bag on Halloween. Auburn Community Festival Find larger-than-life pumpkins, clever scarecrows, a costume ...

Our View: Gold Country Fair Auburn’s own slice of Americana

This is one of the most fun times of the year to be in Auburn. The Gold Country Fair kicks off Thursday with a parade through Downtown Auburn launching a wild weekend of family fr ...

Let’s put the funk back into Auburn

This weekend Auburn rocked with a playoff football game, the Festival of Lights parade and much more low-cost, high-quality, family entertainment. What makes this community shine ...

Giant pumpkin goes splat in Old Town

Pieces of orange flesh were all that remained after a 1,149-pound pumpkin was dropped on the streets of Old Town Auburn Friday. Hundreds turned out for the first ever Great Pumpkin ...

Community Fest a welcome treat

Thanks, Auburn Journal, all other sponsors and organizers for another great day at the Auburn Community Festival. It remains a favorite Auburn activity for my family, regardless ...

Community Festival winner to star in pumpkin drop

Planning a pumpkin drop is all about physics. KAHI radio and the Old Town Business Association have secured the first-place winner of the Auburn Community Festival’s giant pumpk ...

Auburn Community Festival winners

Heaviest Pumpkin Open 1149 – Randy Warren, Auburn ($1,500 plus $500 for largest Placer-grown pumpkin) 1132.5 – Richard Westervelt, Granite Bay ($800) 1006 – Ron Root, Cit ...

Community Festival hits the big time

Bigger is definitely better. Just ask the winners of the people’s choice scarecrow and heaviest pumpkin contests at the Auburn Community Festival Saturday. Randy Warren of Aubu ...

Find fall fun at its best at Community Festival

Saturday’s Auburn Community Festival promises to fulfill your fix for all things fall. Between giant pumpkins, silly scarecrows and crazy costumes, there are quite a few ways t ...

Great gourds - It's Community Festival time once again

Pumpkins are getting pumped up. No, they’re not lifting weights and no, a doping scandal hasn’t been uncovered, but the orange gourds that appear at the annual Auburn Communit ...