pumpkin

Community festival records another one for the books

It was a 1,294-pound record breaking year at the Auburn Community Festival. Granite Bay resident Richard Westervelt crushed the competition with his 1,294-pound pumpkin, which too ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Pumpkin patches welcome pickers

Those seeking the ever-elusive great pumpkin have a few more days, and a patch worth of local locations to aid in the hunt. Picking through a pumpkin patch is just something you ...