Saturday Oct 17 2009 comments Auburn's Community Festival By: Photos by Michael Kirby/Auburn Journal -A +A Scarecrow entry Harvest Time was built by a group effort headed by Norm Tucker and Ethan Noto. The face of scarecrow entry Harvest Time. (L-R) Bobbe Knoller, Kelly Egan, and Joyce Ehresman, of Cool admire scarecrow entry Barnyard Bistro. Scarecrow entry Legend of Sleepy Hollow. Two and a half year old Jackson Cummings, of Newcastle, decorated his own pumpkin Saturday. "The girls helped him a little, but it was his creation," said his mother Christen Cummings. Dustin Rhoades with his scarecrow entry, It's my October hobby, said Rhoades, who has entered the contest six times. Scarecrow creators (L-R) Ethan Noto, Norm Tucker, and Jack Tucker pose near their creation. The Warren family are no strangers to growing big pumpkins, and eight year old Audery Warren took home top honors in the youth division at 503.5 pounds. Giant pumpkin grower Randy Warren captured a new record at the Auburn Community Festival Saturday. Warren's entry this year broke the record for largest pumpkin at 1149.5 pounds. Randy Warren's giant pumpkin winner weighing 1149.5 pounds, setting a new Community Festival record. Madeline Johnson, 11 plays on scarecrow entry, Scarecrow Playground Saturday at the Auburn Community Festival. (L-R) Anastasia Rutz, Sarah Rigney, and Jennifer-Rose Avery get ready for the costume contest and costume parade. Jasmine (L) and Sydney (R) French both won honors in the recipe contest Saturday at the Auburn Community Festival. Jasmine took second place with her twisted apple monkey bread, and Sydney took first place with her butterscotch apple bars. Giant pumpkins were the highlight on Saturday at the Auburn Community Festival. Newcastle resident Randy Warren took home top honors with the biggest pumpkin ever entered weighing 1149.5 pounds. Giant pumpkins were moved to a scale by a forklift and helpers. Pumpkins were displayed before being weighed.