One of my favorite annual festivals, the Pumpkinfest, is taking place today in Franklin, NC. The festival is in it's 16th annual iteration and will be a fun way to spend a glorious fall day in town.
I have a schedule of events below, and you can visit the Pumpkinfest website to see more information about what will be going on this year.
2012 PumpkinFest Schedule of Events
9:00 am - Pumpkin Roll Registration Begins
10:00 am - Live Entertainment - 5 O’Clock Shadows
10:00 am - Roving Street Performances
10:30 am - World Famous PUMPKIN ROLL Begins
11:00 am - Live Entertainment - Sweet Tater Band
11:30 am - Screaming Contest - Sponsored by DNET (located near Pumpkin Roll)
12 noon - PIE EATING CONTEST
1:00 pm - Costume Parade
1:15 to 2:30 pm - COSTUME CONTEST
3:00 pm - Pumpkin Roll Winner Announced
3:00 to 4:00 pm - Live Entertainment - Macon Grass
3:00 to 4:00 pm - TREATS WITH MAIN STREET MERCHANTS
*schedule subject to change