3rd Annual Pumpkin Illumination

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Sunday, October 28, 2012 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm
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If you have questions or need additional information, contact Kadie Dempsey, Director of Arts in Community for the Arts Council of the Morris Area, at kdempsey@morrisarts.org
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3rd Annual Pumpkin Illumination

5:00-6:15pm Bring your already carved pumpkin to the reflecting pond in front of the Vail Mansion (110 South St.)
5:15-6:00pm Storytelling by Julie Pasqual
5:30pm Carve Off! Watch professional artists carve out artistic pumpkins.
6:00pm Celebrity Judges – Morristown Mayor Timothy P. Dougherty and First Lady Mary Dougherty announce the most artistic pumpkin.
6:15pm THE PUMPKIN ILLUMINATION!! That magical sight of all your lit pumpkins glowing in the reflecting pool.
Bring your neighbors and friends to enjoy this free and special event!

For those who want to get even more into the spirit of the season:
5:00-6:00pm The Morris County Tourism Bureau will host a Fall Historical Graveyard Tour that evening. Call 973-631-5151 or www.morristourism.org for tickets and info.
7:00pm The Mayo Performing Arts Center will host the NYC Radio Theatre in a performance entitled “Ghost Stories” (for ages 12 and up). Tickets and info at 973-539-8008 or www.mayoarts.org.











The Pumpkin Illumination Event is part of Arts Everywhere!, a program of the Arts Council of the Morris Area intended to bring expressive, spontaneous, free and fun artistic happenings to nontraditional spaces and to promote a sense of community through the arts. This year’s event is generously sponsored by

Please note that ALL pumpkins must go home with you after the event.  Happy Haunting!

Reflecting Pool at Vail Mansion
South Street
Morristown , NJ 40° 47' 4.3008" N, 74° 28' 6.5856" W
New Jersey
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