October Events in North Carolina
Take a look at fun events happening in October throughout North Carolina. Due to COVID-19 and state guidelines, events may be canceled or postponed. Please call ahead and check websites and social media.
6th Annual Somethin’ Pumpkin Family Fun Festival
Oct. 3, 2020, Dallas
Test your pumpkin cooking and decorating skills at the Somethin’ Pumpkin Family Fun Festival in Dallas. Sponsored by North Carolina Cooperative Extension and Gaston County Farm Bureau, the free festival encourages families to connect with local agriculture through activities centered on growing and cooking with pumpkins. Both youth and adults can enter their pumpkin creations for the chance to win cash prizes in a range of categories, including main courses, desserts and dishes made with homegrown pumpkins. Additional activities include a Pumpkin Chunkin’ catapult, pumpkin decorating, cooking demos, live music and more.
For more information and festival updates, visit gaston.ces.ncsu.edu or call (704) 922-2127.