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Pumpkin Carving Fun

10/20/2015, 5:07 p.m.
Portland Farmers Market invites everyone to its annual Great Pumpkin events at its King Market site in northeast Portland and ...
Pumpkin carving for kids and adults will take place at the Portland Farmers Market at King School Park in northeast Portland Sunday, Oct. 25, and again at the market’s Portland State University location, downtown, on Saturday, Oct. 31.

Portland Farmers Market invites everyone to its annual Great Pumpkin events at its King Market site in northeast Portland and at the downtown location next to Portland State University.

The Great Pumpkin event at King will be held on Sunday, Oct. 25 beginning at 10 a.m. Visitors can take part in pumpkin carving and the pumpkins are free of charge. There will also be face painting and goody bags for children. Costumes are highly encouraged. Live entertainment by Castletown will follow from 11:30 am to 2:00 pm.

The Great Pumpkin event at the PSU market, downtown, will be held on Saturday, Oct. 31, with a pumpkin-carving contest for kids and adults from 9 a.m. to noon. Prizes include a market basket for the best child carving ($40 value) and $50 in market tokens for the best adult carving. A children's costume parade starts at noon All costumed kids receive a goody bag for dressing up. Entertainment will be provided by the Hops & Honey String Band from 11 a.m.to 2 p.m.