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Weighty issues: Giant pumpkins, pumpkin drop’s return promise fall fun for Auburn in October

Auburn will get its share of pumpkin fun in October, with both a giant pumpkin contest and the thrill of a smashing pumpkin drop on tap. The giant pumpkin contest will be a major ...

Media Life: Auburn forecast is now sunny with a chance of pumpkin

“Sploomph” That was the sound when Auburn’s Great Pumpkin hit the pavement on Halloween Eve. Behind the thrill of watching a 1,149-pound, round mound of orange plummet to t ...

Smashing pumpkins set for Old Town Auburn Halloween Eve drop

It’s the Great Pumpkin Drop, Charlie Brown. And if things go as planned, Placer County’s biggest pumpkin ever – weighing in at 1,149 pounds – will rise “out of the pumpk ...