Saturday Oct 17 2009 comments Auburn's Community Festival By: Photos by Michael Kirby/Auburn Journal -A +A Michael Kirby/Auburn JournalScarecrow entry Harvest Time was built by a group effort headed by Norm Tucker and Ethan Noto. Michael Kirby/Auburn JournalThe face of scarecrow entry Harvest Time. Michael Kirby/Auburn Journal(L-R) Bobbe Knoller, Kelly Egan, and Joyce Ehresman, of Cool admire scarecrow entry Barnyard Bistro. Michael Kirby/Auburn JournalScarecrow entry Legend of Sleepy Hollow. Michael Kirby/Auburn JournalTwo 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. Michael Kirby/Auburn JournalDustin Rhoades with his scarecrow entry, It's my October hobby, said Rhoades, who has entered the contest six times. Michael Kirby/Auburn JournalScarecrow creators (L-R) Ethan Noto, Norm Tucker, and Jack Tucker pose near their creation. Michael Kirby/Auburn JournalThe 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. Michael Kirby/Auburn JournalGiant 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. Michael Kirby/Auburn JournalRandy Warren's giant pumpkin winner weighing 1149.5 pounds, setting a new Community Festival record. Michael Kirby/Auburn JournalMadeline Johnson, 11 plays on scarecrow entry, Scarecrow Playground Saturday at the Auburn Community Festival. Michael Kirby/Auburn Journal(L-R) Anastasia Rutz, Sarah Rigney, and Jennifer-Rose Avery get ready for the costume contest and costume parade. Michael Kirby/Auburn JournalJasmine (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. Michael Kirby/Auburn JournalGiant 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. Michael Kirby/Auburn JournalGiant pumpkins were moved to a scale by a forklift and helpers. Michael Kirby/Auburn JournalPumpkins were displayed before being weighed.